Experienced Demand Planner for AAK

Supply & Logistics Aarhus, Aarhus C


Do you want to join a newly established team at AAK taking lead in ensuring timely, efficient and cost effective operations?

Foodjob Nordic is looking for a strong supply chain profile to work out of the AAK site in Aarhus being part of a European team of demand and supply planners.

AAKs production site in Aarhus is specialized in the production of oils and fats for the chocolate and confectionery industries. AAK Denmark A/S is centrally located on the south harbor in Aarhus and employ 240 of the +3,700 employees working at AAK globally.

The position
With reference to the Demand Planning Manager, Europe you will be part of a planning team working with the Business Areas in Europe. You will ensure that Demand Planning activities are accurate and well maintained, and you assist with implementing new and innovative ways of working to improve current processes, across AAK’s European sites. This includes:

  • Analysing sales forecasts to effectively and accurately forecast future demand
  • Ensuring that forecast and capacity are aligned
  • Examining and challenging sales data to ensure accurate forecasting of demand
  • Comparing historical figures to identify trends and recognise change
  • Presenting information regarding demand signal and forecasts to the Sales and Operations teams
  • Set and work to KPI’s to ensure maximum accuracy and productivity
  • Accurately maintain data for audit trails
  • Managing and producing accurate and relevant reports to aid decision making
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders

The role will include some travel activity – approximately 30-40 days per year -  between AAK’s European sites.

You have at least 5 years experience from a similar position focusing on supply chain planning or related disciplines preferably from food manufacturing or process industry. Based on a solid theoretical foundation at minimum bachelor level, you possess strong analytical and data interpretation capability combined with organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.

IT-wise you are a superuser in Excel and ERP-systems – experience with SAP and the BI Software Tableau is an advantage.

Finally you are a strong presenter and communicator with a high level of stakeholder engagement skills, across all levels. It is vital for success in the role, that you are able to challenge in an appropriate manner and to identify areas for change.

Further information and application
Senior Advisor Martin Alsted from Foodjob Nordic, tel. +45 2917 1009, email: mga@foodjobnordic.com can be contacted for further information on the position.

Send your application and CV as soon as possible by applying on Food job Nordics Webside via this link https://foodjobnordic.com/for-candidates/positions/job/?jobid=144784. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please don't use the apply button on AAK's webside.

Foodjob Nordic ensures absolute discretion for all applicants.

We develop and provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with our customers, enabling them to achieve long lasting business results.

We do so through our in-depth expertise in oils & fats within food applications, working with a wide range of raw materials and broad process capabilities.

Through our unique co-development approach, we bring together our customers’ skills and know-how with our capabilities and mindset. By doing so, we solve customer specific needs across many industries – Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Dairy, Special Nutrition, Foodservice, Personal Care, and more.

AAK’s proven expertise is based on more than 140 years of experience within oils & fats. With our headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, 20 production facilities and customization plants, and sales offices in more than 25 countries, more than 3,300 employees are dedicated to providing innovative value-adding solutions to our customers.

So no matter where you are in the world, we are ready to help you achieve long lasting results.

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