Wilson Sporting Goods is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sports equipment and is owned by Amer Sports. Wilson designs, manufactures and distributes sporting goods throughout the world and focuses on making technologically advanced products which help players of all level perform better. Wilson’s core categories include: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer, Youth Sports, Uniforms/Apparel, Golf, Footwear and Racquet Sports (Tennis, Racquetball, Squash, Badminton, and Platform Tennis).

POSITION TITLE: Demand - Supply Planner EMEA
LOCATION: Munich, Germany

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Demand - Supply Planner is responsible for both the forecasting and purchasing for their respective product category and/or or customer base. They will work closely with both commercial and sales in developing demand plans in accordance with trends that drive sales, minimize excess inventory, and meet financial targets. Additionally, they will be responsible with securing needed inventory to support demand plans from our suppliers in accordance with inventory and working capital targets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily:
• Manage Supply/Demand Review in monthly S&OP cycle
• Prepare and present the demand scorecard (Sales, SPA, OTIF)
• Review the rolling 12 month demand plans and evaluate vs financial targets
• Evaluate results of excess and/or slow moving inventory sell off identified at previous month Supply Review
• Identify existing service or financial risks to demand plan and mitigate
• Confirm new products and those at end-of-life
• Work with the Product Management team to understand the product range, i.e. key contributors, image items, etc.
• Partner with the Commercial Team to understand financial targets and sales strategies
• Develop A/B/C product approach to planning to manage risk and optimize effort
• Measure and report on forecast/inventory performance
• Reviews in-season sales compared to forecasts/orders and makes updates based on trend and sales input. 
• Updates forecast tool with all forecast changes and ASPs by set deadlines.
• Send purchase orders to Taiwan purchasing team on monthly cycle by deadline.
• Communicates forecast changes to planning and marketing team including context behind changes.
• Communicates supply constraints to commercial/finance where applicable.
• Creates, runs, and manages all reporting to support operational needs.  
• Lead relevant Operations projects as needed
• Liaises with warehouse to review in detail any warehouse issues and if needed taking corrective action to ensure that issues are dealt with as quickly as possible
• Planning and including in-demand new product samples for new product launch meetings, trade shows, exhibitions, and salesmen samples to ensure that they are obtained exactly when required and thereby contributing to the successful introduction of new products into all European markets
 
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Prior experience in a Supply Chain, Purchasing, Demand Planning, or similar role is preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree in the areas of supply chain management, logistics, business administration or a commercial apprenticeship with specialised further training

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES & COMPETENCIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
• Strong analytical skills; proven ability to analyse data and make updates/recommendations based on analysis
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office with an Advanced to Intermediate level of Excel
• Detail oriented; excellent ability to plan and organize so that work is completed efficiently; ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks
• Excellent verbal and written communication; strong interpersonal skills; ability to work closely with other functional areas
• SAP experience preferred
• Some travel required.

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
• Generous staff discounts across Amer brand portfolio
• Company pension scheme
• An interesting role in a challenging industry
• Professional development opportunities
• The opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
• A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team

Please submit your CV online.