Demand Planner, Planning Americas – Franklinton

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will produce and deliver the biological solutions that boost our customers’ business and pave the way for a brighter future.

Demand Planner, Planning Americas – Franklinton

We are looking for an open and engaging individual who never settles for what we have today and can be a champion for change – are you up for the challenge? Come join Novozymes and together let’s Rethink Tomorrow.

This well-rounded and exciting role offers fantastic opportunities to broaden your exposure into customers, key drivers of our Business functions, and an overall understanding of the interconnectivity of many teams within Novozymes to bring innovation to the marketplace.

In this role, you will apply an Integrated Business Planning mindset as critical Business Partner to the Business Operations and Business Finance groups. Through close coordination and alignment with responsible counterparts in Sales and Marketing, you will create a rolling 24-month sales forecast for your products in the Americas and manage your S&OP cadence in the SAP IBP platform. These forecasts are the basis for the quarterly financial forecasts and annual budget processes led by Business Finance, with which you will collaborate closely. You will also play a critical role in ensuring we load capacity with the most realistic forecasts, minimize bias, and maintain a Lean Supply Chain setup. Finally, you will also engage in Phase-in/Phase-out forecasting for exciting new products from a diverse innovation pipeline designed to keep Novozymes positioned ahead of the competition and deliver Better Business with Biology.

Preferred Qualifications :
  • B.S./B.A. in Supply Chain, Business/Finance, Logistics or an Engineering discipline
  • Familiarity with S&OP processes and reconciliation of Demand Plan with sales and financial forecasts
  • Proficient spreadsheeting and data analysis skills in MS Excel and popular Business Intelligence platforms
  • History of driving decisions in a cross-functional, collaborative environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills coupled with a commanding meeting facilitation presence
  • Experienced user of SAP APO or SAP IBP is preferred
  • APICS CPIM certification considered a plus
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s unfold your potential together.

About Novozymes
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Application deadline: September 30, 2019
Ref: 6350BR
City: Franklinton, NC
Country: USA
Job Area: Supply Chain