Demand Planning Analyst Spain

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Madrid, MD, ES

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.



Demand Planning Analyst Spain  


The following position is open in MadridSpain.


What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Opportunity to belong to a Global team in a multicultural environment by sitting in the Madrid Office
  • Dynamic and growing organization where creative ideas are more than welcome.
  • Beam Spain Benefits package which includes: health insurance, life insurance, luncheon card, pension plan. Beam Suntory also offers a positive and nice working environment.
  • Position will report to Senior S&OP Manager, Spain
  • Incumbent will support the demand forecasting creation process and Demand review as part of the effective implementation of S&OP across the assigned channels.
  • This person will work with Supply Chain Fulfillment to ensure the join-up between demand and supply within S&OP framework.
  • The Mission:
    • Support the Spanish Demand Planning process, acting as an effective interface with the sales organization to ensure a robust and disciplined joined up process.
    • Responsible for Demand Planning Clinics & efficient KAM Review Meetings for accounts assigned as part of the local S&OP Process and a smooth volume to value transition.
    • This role is part of the overall EMEA & S&OP team working towards a one number principle.
    • Provide analysis for the Spanish business to enable a segmentation and an exception-based planning approach.
    • Proactively communicates potential risks and opportunities not only volume based but also value driven.
    • Coordinates with 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.


Role Responsibilities

 Responsible for Demand Clinics for assigned customers.

- Responsible for full horizon forecasts for the entire range of products with constant monitoring of the sales of assigned accounts.

 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.

- Responsible for constinuously improving Forecast Accuracy on a weekly and/or monthly level.

- Back Up for Demand Planner.

- Active collaboration with all departments of the company with a focus on key accounts, sales controlling, marketing and customer service.

- Close collaboration with local and international Supply Chain.


Qualifications & Experience

- Relevant degree / education.

- Experience in working with SAP and proficient in MS Excel

- Years of relevant experience minimum 2 (FMCG preferred).

- Analytical skills with experience in the usage of KPI´s and reporting generation.

- Basic knowledge of statistical forecasting.

- Data savvy paired with the ability to understand complex situations quickly.

- Takes accountability for own actions.

- Target and solution-oriented way of working.

- Team player with excellent communication skills.

- Travel - 10%



At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.