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Manager - SCM Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary

To manage and lead demand planning for edible oil categories, under the framework of Integrated Business Planning (IBP).

Principal Accountabilities


Demand Forecasting - 30% * Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function * Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results * Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions Integrated Business Planning - 20% * Provides Demand Planning Input through planner Adjusted forecast to Cargill Integrated Business Planning (CIBP) cycle * Integrate demand signal visibility by immersing with customers/consumer into a systematic sales and operations management process that intelligently evaluates alternatives, makes decisions and reacts * Record and track movement of demand drivers , assumptions, market opportunities and challenges & their impact on Business Plans. * Work with commercial team for Gap closure against budget plan Business Performance Management / Metrics - 20% * Provides direct input into setting Demand Planning metrics targets (Forecast Error, Bias etc.) * Create moderately complex internal/external benchmark reports and activities across, and may provide input to the development of an organizational roadmap to accommodate it * Provide input to analyze actual measure vs. target measures as per relevant performance metrices e.g. FE, Bias etc. * Provides input into developing action plans to close gaps between target and actual measures Sales & Operation Execution (S&OE) - 30% * Participate and drive Demand evolution plan through weekly S&OE process. * Communicate and set expectations for the demand execution


Required Qualifications

: * Graduate in Business/Operations Management * Knowledge of Statistical Forecasting technique, demand planning, market analytics and scenario planning * Strong facilitation skills are a must * Strong communication skills * Strong analytical background with a sound understanding of statistics * Excellent organizational skills, high degree of planning and attention to detail * Process driven; documents and maintain policies, procedures and key measures * Ability to manage multiple stakeholders & changing priorities; * Facilitate Decision making in dynamic business environment * Ability to rapidly learn new systems & procedures * Excellent time management, organization & interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

: * APICS or other supply chain certifications preferred

Other relevant information to the position

: * Career Development: The is an Individual contributor role which gives immense opportunity to experience and learn about business. The growth opportunity is vertical as well as horizontal by rising up the hierarchy in similar domain or by moving across different domains of SCM * Organizational Competencies: Leading change, Collaboration / Building synergy, Building Capability * Cutting-edge Competencies: Business Understanding / Partnering, Project Management, Decision Agility


Supply Chain Management

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