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Vestas Factory

Demand Planning Coordinator - ASP 
IN, Chennai | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 18504 

Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a driving force in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas' core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and join us at Vestas!

 

Service, ASP > Service Operations > Supply Chain

 

At Vestas, we are constantly optimizing the service supply chain to deliver on time to our customers, and at the same time have an optimized supply chain with low inventory and efficient setup. It is an ever-developing task in an ever-growing environment. The role will focus on consolidating the demand planning inputs across the ASP region. This includes scheduled, unscheduled, CIM, aftermarket and construction demand in the business. You will be a key contributor to the S&OP process and bring improvements across the planning processes.

 

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders such as Service managers, Construction Project managers, Engineering and Sales teams to develop forecasts for multiple demand types and aggregate for different time horizons
  • Engage regularly with key stakeholders across ASP regions to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and market intelligence inputs
  • Review statistical forecast generated and overlay commercial & business insights to generate the final demand plan
  • Examine forecast accuracy, provide root cause analysis, and encourage action plans together with the regional operations team
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Coordinate with Master Data Management team for overall material master data consistency in systems including Material Enrichment, Pricing, Sourcing, etc.
  • Prepare & Participate in monthly meetings with Global SIOP organization; Close follow up and updating of KPIs in collaboration with regional and global supply chain teams
  • Ensure optimal safety stock to ensure customer service levels are met
  • Provide business support on special demand & work actively on process improvements

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in Demand Planning
  • Effective experience in Matrix organization
  • SAP working knowledge majorly in Material Management, Demand Planning & Forecasting
  • Solid team-oriented person across cultures and disciplines
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Constant exploration of best practices in supply chain planning and technology landscape

 

Competencies

  • Demonstrate effective communication to all levels of the business
  • Professional stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision with frequent changes in priority
  • Demonstrate a high degree of analytics proficiency
  • Good system and business understanding

 

What We Offer
We offer a very exciting job in a flat, multi-cultural, and progressive department focusing on reaching high-quality results. To us, it is all about knowing the market and our customers, defining the right solutions, and getting it done - all in the best possible way. We would like you to participate in that mission.

 

Additional Information
Your primary workplace will be in Chennai.
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 25th Dec'21.


About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels