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Senior Demand & Supply Manager (m/w/d)

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Hesse, HE, DE

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.


“Unleash your spirit“ and become part of our Supply Chain Team located in Frankfurt/ Main (Germany)! With immediate effect we are looking for a


Senior Demand & Supply Manager (m/w/d)  




  • Champion the Germany & Austria demand planning and S&OP process, acting as an effective interface with the sales organization to ensure a robust and disciplined joined up process
  • Apart from facilitating the entire process, leads the supply work stream (including leading the Demand & Supply Team), also closely supervising the forecasting process to ensure an accurate input for supply planning and BU-Finance on the financial plans and gap analysis
  • Sets strategic and operational direction and proactively communicates potential risks and opportunities
  • Coordinates the regional planning and works closely with innovation and international S&OP teams to ensure consistency of the process and optimal usage of existing reports and regional cascade documents, with a key focus on demand planning, supply planning, innovation, slobs, portfolio management



  • Constant optimization of Demand & Supply Planning processes
  • Execute forecasts for the entire range of products with constant monitoring of the sales
  • Creation and maintenance / updating of forecast profiles for the various brands of the assortment as well as data cleansing
  • Analysis of forecast deviations including recommendations for appropriate measures to optimize forecast accuracy
  • Support of new product introductions (global and local SKUs) from the supply chain side in close coordination with sales and product management
  • Continuously improving Forecast Accuracy on a weekly and/or monthly level
  • Responsibility for the S & OP process as well as the moderation of the S & OP, including the necessary meetings
  • Analyzing and evaluating predefined key figures to support Supply Chain Managers (KPI Reporting)
  • Active collaboration with all departments of the company with a focus on key accounts, sales controlling, marketing and customer service
  • Close collaboration with international Supply Chain functions, productions sites, IT and being the key interface to our local warehouse




  • Bachelor/Master dregree in Economics or Logistics
  • 4-6 years of experience in Supply Chain and Planning roles
  • Experience in working with SAP
  • Excellent leadership skills for driving strategies and execution as well as analytical skills
  • Industry experience in FMCG appreciated
  • Very good German and English knowledge required
  • Travel up to 10%


You have a strong interest to operate in an international environment? You are looking for a position which enables you to realize your capabilities and which challenges you in a positive way? You belong to the best of your profession, you work goal-oriented and you are a team-player? Then we are looking forward to receiving your application documents in English or German -  including your earliest possible date of entry and salary expectations via our online career center.


Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.




#Location: Frankfurt, Germany


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