Director Demand Planning (m/f/d)

Bayreuth, DE

CYBEX is a company that puts tomorrow’s people at the heart of its brand. Always questioning the status quo and not afraid of challenging the establishment, CYBEX has become not just a leader in child safety but is seen as an innovative lifestyle and fashion brand for parents. We offer car seats, baby carriers, kids furniture and strollers enabling parents to keep their little ones safe in style. After growing rapidly in the last few years, we look for ambitious talent to contribute to CYBEX’s success story.

 

Your areas of responsibilities:

 

  • Lead the Demand Planning Team and drive the growth of the function globally
  • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and formulate and implement improvement processes and policies; oversee company support processes and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction and improve service level in demand planning to a first-class level
  • Develop long-term operational strategies for DP, working closely with senior management to meet company objectives
  • Take Ownership for design and generation of weekly and monthly statistical forecast reports and improve the planning accuracy
  • Work closely with the Supply Planning/MSL team to identify and resolve changes in the forecast and their impact on the supply chain
  • Take Ownership for continuous improvement of forecasting techniques, methods and approaches, standard operating procedures for demand planning processes and systems
  • Identify and drive key demand planning & inventory processes, and manage stock issues
  • Take Ownership for Service Level in assigned sales areas while maintaining a high stock turnrate
  • Lead S&OP processes, meetings and decisions globally together with company senior management
  • Take ownership and drive assigned projects and improvement initiatives

 

 

 

Your profile of qualification:

 

  • Profound work experience and forecasting experience preferably within a FMCG industry
  • Strong knowledge of demand planning process and strong analytical abilities
  • Preferably SAP-experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office required, intermediate MS Excel required, advanced Excel helpful; experience with a forecast modeling tool preferred; SAP experience helpful
  • Demand planning solutions expertise
  • Fluent English skills

 

CYBEX operates globally and has employees from over 29 nations. If you are keen to leave your footprint in a swiftly growing business that offers plenty of opportunities to grow both on a professional and individual level, you’ve come to the right place. As part of Goodbaby International Holdings Ltd., CYBEX is dedicated to creating an inclusive working environment that encompasses diversity and equal opportunities. In addition to a competitive salary, attractive annual leave, and discounts on our products you’ll have the chance to develop your personal profile in an international environment.