Local Demand Planner – location Amsterdam

Full-time
Prins Bernhardplein 200, 1097 JB, Amsterdam

We are hiring a LOCAL DEMAND PLANNER for our office in Amsterdam! Are you a true coordinator, with a good sense for or interest in business, supply chain and numbers? You could become the Demand planner for our Philips TV product line for Benelux and UK!

About TPV Technology

TPV Technology is an internationally-renowned PC monitor and TV manufacturer with a turn-over of USD 9.1 billion in 2016. It has been listed on both the Hong Kong and Singapore stock exchanges since 1999. TPV serves as an original design manufacturer for some of the best-known TV and PC brands in the industry and distributes its products worldwide under its own brands AOC and Envision. In addition, the company designs, produces and sells Philips-branded monitors, TV's and mobile phones through a license agreement with Philips via its subsidiaries TP Vision and MMD. The company brings high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. TPV believes in creating products that touch the human senses and are within reach of all consumers in the markets they operate in. As a leader in the hotel industry, their hospitality TV division serves most the world's major international and national hotel groups, as well as individual hotels, hospitals, cruises and other professional facilities.

About TP Vision

TP Vision is a consumer electronics key player in the world of audio visual digital entertainment. TP Vision concentrates on developing, manufacturing and marketing Philips branded TV sets (Europe, Russia, Middle East, South America, India and selected countries in Asia-Pacific) and audio products (all around the Globe). We do this by combining the innovative Philips brand heritage with our design expertise, operational excellence, flexibility and speed of TPV Technology. With these combined strengths, we bring high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. We believe in creating products that offer a superior audio and visual experience for consumers. With Philips TVs, TP Vision is a global leader in the hospitality market. TP Vision is the exclusive brand licensee of Philips TVs for the above listed countries and, on the global stage for the Philips audio products.TP Vision employs close to 2,000 people in several locations around the globe and is 100% owned by TPV, one of the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturers, selling and marketing Philips branded TVs in China. TPV has been able to drive its growth over the years by leveraging its economies of scale and core competencies in R&D, manufacturing, logistic efficiency and quality.

Purpose Of The Position

As Local Demand Planner for Benelux and UK within TP Vision, you allocate sales projections based on market and economic conditions, marketing strategy, promotional plans, pricing and discount policy, events and introduction of new products. You are responsible for allocation of bottom up forecasting sales of Philips TV products in close cooperation with Business, Sales & Marketing teams in the local country. In this strongly coordinative role, you strive to optimize demand planning accuracy and execution, take ad hoc corrective actions as well as submit ideas for long-term changes. 
You will be part of the Business Group SCM.

Responsibility

Planning:

  • Actively support the preparation of, and consolidate the country bottom-up sales plans, reconcile with account planning information (promotion / flyers, special deals, stock & sales out) to create a shared and accurate country demand plan
  • Actively review and timely maintain the country demand plan on SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) level
  • Balance constraints sales plan with the bottom-up demand (plan and order-book) and on short term ensures appropriate supply execution / goods movement to maximize Customer Service level
  • Own, prepare and execute adequate review cycles with the countries in-line with budget, monthly planning timeline (SIOP meetings), to align on demand/constraint/achievements to ensure highest country demand plan accuracy
  • Work closely together with Order Fulfillment team in Prague and local organization

Reporting, Analysis and Monitoring:

  • Bring deviations to the attention of management (demand plan versus budget/official monthly plan versus constraint versus sales / order book reality) and propose corrective actions
  • Measure forecast accuracy and propose changes in planning process
  • Monthly quantitative/financial report on missed sales (opportunity/not supplied)
  • Product Phasing in/Phasing out  and obsolete control 
  • Ensure healthy stock by monitoring Product Phasing in/Phasing out  as well inventory levels, actively steering corrective action plan to reduce slow moving and obsolesces 
  • Update relevant files, database and report on a daily basis

Business Planner Maintenance: 

  • Keep an updated lineup and lifecycle 
  • Request changes in structure based on needs 

 

What Do We Offer You
  • Fulltime position based in Amsterdam
  • Working for a great brand and growing business in an international and dynamic working environment
  • A role in which you interact with many parts of the company (i.e. sales, supply chain at multiple locations, product management, marketing, business management, order desk)
  • Room for own, creative ideas and initiatives that can positively impact the business
Preferred Skills
  • Secondary vocational or bachelors level education, preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain Management
  • Work experience in e.g.demand planning, supply chain, logistics, or potentially in a customer services environment, preferably in an international company
  • Excellent organising, planning and problem solving skills
  • Understanding business logic and processes
  • Good MS Excel and SAP skills are plus. APO DP knowledge as well
  • Effective and “friendly assertive” communication skills in fluent in English AND Dutch (both spoken and written)
  • Hands on, can do mentality and operational focus
More Info

Do you want to know more about this vacancy or are you ready to apply (please include your CV and short motivation), please contact Sandra Lintel (Corporate Recruiter a.i.) at info@careersattpvision.com

Acquisition as a result of this job posting is not appreciated

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