Schneider Electric ITD EMEA Demand Planner M/F in Meliana, Spain

The IT Division is part of the Building & IT Business and it is one of Schneider Electric’s highly profitable activities, with revenue of €3.4bn in 2015. It holds a leadership position in all served markets, through its offering of UPS, cooling, racks, power distribution units, and software products, as well as associated services. The IT Division has a truly global presence and targets 3 main application areas – data centers, distributed IT, and industrial applications – with the offers of its 4 lines of business: Data Center Solutions (DCS), Home & Business Networks (HBN) and Secure Power (SPS).The IT Division relies on the worldwide footprint of the Global Supply Chain for the manufacture and distribution of its products.

Inside the Demand Planning team of IT Division, we are looking for someone **

who's main mission will be:

To administer the collaborative sales forecast process on a monthly basis to generate, monitor, control and report on forecasts for defined area of

the business. Key objective of maximising customer service and optimising inventory levels through improved forecast accuracy.

who's main duties will be:

  1. Ensure the monthly forecast process is developped as per the CSF Process standards and using Demantra tool

  2. Accurately forecast product demand using historical data and latest market intelligence

  3. Analyse and identify forecast deviation for review with the Marketing Managers and/or Sales Managers to allow for corrective sales

or forecast actions to take place

  1. Identify, verify and review exceptional demand at the point of order receipt and recommend to sales organisation or inventory department appropriate


  1. Liaise with the Sales & Marketing Teams as well as the Specification Team to ensure timely planning in respect of promotional, export, project

and specification activity, advising on stock availability as appropriate

  1. Be the logistics contact for the NPI/Phase-out process for all new product introductions/transitions and agree sign off with the LOB before orders are placed

  2. Feed intelligence into the SIOP process where likely changes in demand patterns affect production in plants and suppliers

  3. Develop effective working relationships with internal customers, understanding their needs and proactively responding to any issues or

requirements that may arise


Educated to GSCE level or equivalent

Significant practical supply chain planning experience

Ability to work effectively in high pressure and deadline driven situations

Strong project management and problem solving skills

Strong analytical skills with a thorough and accurate approach to their work

Excellent communication and organisation skills

A thorough understanding of stock planning concepts including MRP

A thorough understanding of forecast principles.

Computer literate with very strong Excel skills ( pivot tables, vlookup etc )

Able to deal with large volumes of data and summarise easily


Experience in multi-cultural environement

Oracle experience


Position will be based in Western Europe (Preferably in ES-Valencia but FR-Grenoble and IE-Galway would be a preferred options)

Primary Location: Spain-Valencian Community-Meliana

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 003KYZ