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DSJ Global: Your Partner for Supply Chain Planning Talent in Hong Kong

DSJ Global is a leading talent partner delivering mid-senior end-to-end supply chain talent. We secure business-critical Planning professionals through permanent, contract, and multi-hire recruitment solutions.

Planning is a fundamental aspect of the supply chain that allows for smooth distribution of sales, lower costs, increased customer satisfaction, and precise inventory management. Our global supply chain specialists have exceeded the expectations of clients and candidates for 15 years by providing extensive knowledge, passion, and experience.

With the compound annual growth rate of supply chain management services expected to grow by 10.5 percent between now and 2028, the US is facing a high demand for qualified and specialized supply chain Planning professionals.

To ensure you don’t miss out on securing the right Planning professional for your business or becoming the next candidate to settle into a new role, DSJ Global will deliver a high-quality, trusted service that provides a competitive advantage for both sourcing talent and the best opportunities for professionals.

Benefits of working with DSJ Global’s Planning team

At DSJ Global, our Planning team is dedicated to delivering innovative recruitment solutions and leveraging advanced technology for enhanced resilience. As the supply chain industry experiences a surge in demand for digital tools, automated processes, and sustainable practices, factors including talent gaps and the impact of COVID-19 are driving substantial growth.

When working with DSJ Global’s Planning team, you can expect to receive:

15 years of experience and professional knowledge in the supply chain Planning industry

Access to an exclusive global network of both active and passive Planning candidates

Guidance and advice from our global award-winning talent experts in thesupply chain Planning industry

Take the first step in overcoming your talent needs by reaching out to our team. Complete our form, and let's discuss how DSJ Global can effectively partner with your organization to fulfill your hiring goals.

Supply Chain Planning Jobs

Supply & Demand Planner

**Supply & Demand Planner - Cosmetics Sector, Dusseldorf** Are you an expert at balancing the scales of supply and demand? Do you thrive in a dynamic sector where beauty and efficiency meet? We are seeking a highly organised Supply & Demand Planner to become part of our team within the vibrant cosmetics industry based in beautiful Dusseldorf. This is your chance to play a pivotal role for a company that values precision, sustainability, and innovation. As our ideal candidate: - You will take charge of **Demand Planning**, ensuring accurate forecasting models which harmonise consumer needs with production capabilities. - Your skills in **Supply Planning** will be essential as you manage inventory levels meticulously while enabling seamless operations throughout procurement processes. - With an understanding or experience related specifically to the cosmetics or pharmaceutical sectors, your insights into market trends will drive strategic planning efforts. Key Responsibilities Include: - Developing end-to-end (E2E) strategies optimising product availability against customer demands - Analyzing data sets across various platforms for informed decision-making - Collaborating cross-functionally with stakeholders maintaining alignment between sales forecasts and supply chain activities To excel in this critical position: *You should possess:* * Proven expertise navigating complex logistics networks particularly associated with Global methodologies * Adeptness at integrating E2E solutions tailored towards enhancing productivity without compromising on quality standards This opportunity not only places you at the heart of one world's most stylish industries but also positions you strategically within business frameworks geared toward exemplary performance outcomes. Join us-where planning meets passion!

Negotiable
Düsseldorf
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Procurement Specialist

Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and manufacturers. Create purchase orders with engineering and program management. Monitor suppliers to ensure product completion of products. Manage Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) efforts as required. Establish and maintain a supplier rating system. Support logistics with freight details and scheduled shipping. Communicate order status.

US$75000 - US$85000 per year
Indian Head
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Supply Chain Planner

Title: Supply Chain Planner Location: Frederick, MD Type: Permanent, Direct-Hire Work Model: Fully Onsite Summary: A leading home-builder is looking to bring on a Supply Chain professional to support their inventory management and purchasing functions. The position will ensure that company facilities have the proper materials available with respect to production schedules. This is a great opportunity to join a reputable employer that places emphasis on investing into and taking care of its staff. Responsibilities: Utilize demand, plant lead, usage, storage, cost, supplier lead-time, minimum order quantities and other factors to determine optimal ordering and inventory balances. Responsible for purchasing activities with pre-approved suppliers, ensuring delivery according to timelines. Cross-functional collaboration with team members in Procurement, Accounts Payable, Quality, Customer Services, and externally with Suppliers to resolve any issues. Manage shortages, damages, and returns to ensure high level of customer service. Support semiannual physical inventories. Pursue continual improvement in inventory record accuracy through use of DMS and other materials systems. Qualifications: Atleast 2 years of Purchasing, Supply Chain, or Inventory Control experience. Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering preferred Excellent organizational skills. Preference towards experience with construction or building materials industries. Benefits: Competitive compensation 401(k) option Employee Stock Ownership Program Comprehensive health and medical benefits Homeowning discounts Apply in!

Negotiable
Frederick
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Production Planner

Job Title: Analytical Production Planner (Norwegian/Scandinavian Speaking) Location Norway About Us: Join a trailblazing team where innovation meets excellence. My clients on a mission to revolutionize production planning with cutting-edge digital solutions. If you're passionate about data-driven decision-making and thrive in dynamic environments, this is the place for you! Role Overview: Are you a meticulous planner with a knack for data analysis and a passion for digital transformation? My clients seeking an Analytical Production Planner who speaks Norwegian/Scandinavian to elevate our production processes. In this role, you'll leverage your production experience and analytical prowess to drive efficiency and innovation in our operations. Key Responsibilities: Production Planning: Develop and optimize production schedules, ensuring seamless operations and timely delivery. Data Analysis: Analyze and interpret production data to identify trends, forecast needs, and drive informed decision-making. Digitalization Projects: Lead and participate in digital transformation initiatives to enhance production efficiency and integrate cutting-edge technologies. Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with production, logistics, and IT teams to streamline processes and improve workflow. Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions to enhance productivity and reduce costs. What You'll Need: Language Proficiency: Fluency in Norwegian/Scandinavian is essential. Experience: Proven experience in production planning and operations. Analytical Skills: Strong ability to analyze complex data sets and translate insights into actionable plans. Tech-Savvy: Enthusiastic about digital tools and technologies, with experience in digitalization projects. Problem-Solving: Innovative thinker with a proactive approach to solving production challenges. Why Join Us? Innovative Environment: Be at the forefront of digital transformation in production planning. Professional Growth: Opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement. Collaborative Culture: Work with a dynamic, supportive team committed to excellence. Competitive Package: Attractive salary and benefits to recognize your expertise and dedication. Ready to make a significant impact and be part of a forward-thinking team? Apply now to become the next Analytical Production Planner!

£74372 - £74373 per annum
Norway
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Head of IBP Planning

**Director of IBP Planning - Revolutionize Pharmaceutical Excellence in Antwerp** Are you poised to take the helm as a strategic navigator for an esteemed pharmaceuticals innovator? We are seeking a Director of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) who is adept at steering organisational success through meticulous planning and exceptional foresight. This pivotal role, based in the dynamic cityscape of Antwerp, offers not only permanence but also the unique chance to augment medical device milestones within our forward-thinking enterprise. Key Responsibilities: - Forge robust E2E supply chain strategies that align with corporate objectives. - Leverage SAP IBP solutions skilfully to enhance data-driven decision-making processes. - Lead cross-functional teams with trans formative leadership skills towards achieving operational excellence. Essential Skills: * **SAP IBP Proficiency:** Mastery over this advanced planning tool will empower you to harmoniously synchronise demand forecasting, inventory management, and overall business strategy articulation. * **Industry Acumen:** A profound understanding specific to both Pharmaceuticals sectors which ensures adherence and compliancy with stringent industry standards while navigating market complexities effectively. * **Strategic Foresight**: With your finger on the pulse of global health care trends coupled Global acuity-your insight into future opportunities will be key in driving sustainable growth initiatives for us across Belgium's competitive landscape. This high-calibre position demands someone ready for challenges yet eager about making discernible impact where it truly counts-in improving people's lives through innovation grounded solidly on efficient end-to-end orchestration. If transcending traditional boundaries excites rather than intimidates you-we want YOU!

Negotiable
Antwerp
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Demand Planner

**Demand Planner - North West London** Are you ready to elevate your career in the dynamic world of pharmaceuticals? We are on the lookout for a strategic Demand Planner who will play an integral role within our client's supply chain operations. This permanent position is based in bustling North West London, offering an opportunity to contribute significantly towards managing product availability and optimizing inventory levels. As a pivotal member of this leading medical device company, expect challenges that test your forecasting abilities while working towards ensuring end-to-end (E2E) planning excellence. Key Responsibilities: - Develop accurate demand forecasts using statistical tools. - Collaborate with cross-functional teams including sales and marketing. - Implement continuous improvement initiatives within demand planning processes. - Analyze market trends and monitor performance indicators to adjust plans accordingly. Skills Required: * **Demand Planning**: Utilize advanced analytical skills to predict future product requirements accurately while minimizing waste through overstocking or stockouts. * **DSJ Global Expertise**: Demonstrate proficiency gained from previous roles which may include knowledge specific platforms or methodologies used widely across industries. * **Medical Device Industry Knowledge**: Apply understanding of regulatory environments and complexities associated with medical products distribution effectively navigating unique industry demands. * **End-To-End Supply Chain Management (E2E)**: Show capability in overseeing all stages from manufacturer procurement right up until delivery at customer touchpoints considering logistics optimally throughout each phase for efficiency gains wherever possible . If you have experience tailoring solutions amidst ever-evolving markets - particularly within pharmaceuticals-and bring exceptional organizational acumen paired with proactive problem-solving approaches then we would like hear more about how can be part asset team! Please apply now take step forward exciting new chapter professional journey !

Negotiable
London
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Supply Chain Manager (M/F/D)

Are you a natural leader with a knack for logistics and planning? Do you thrive on overseeing complex supply chains to drive industry success? We are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join our team at the heart of Germany's industrial engine, Dettingen in Baden-Württemberg. In this pivotal role within the renewable resources sector, your expertise will be instrumental as we look towards sustainable growth. With 4 direct reports under your guidance, leadership skills are essential. Key Responsibilities: - Develop efficient logistical strategies that align with company goals - Plan and manage end-to-end supply chain operations ensuring operational excellence - Lead cross-functional teams effectively to achieve targets - Continuously analyze performance data for improvement opportunities Essential Skills: *Logistics*: You'll employ tactical thinking to optimize transportation routes and inventory levels. *Planning*: Strategic foresight will enable proactive management of all aspects related to product flow. *Leadership*: Directing a dynamic team requires strong interpersonal skills coupled with decisive action-taking abilities. If you have experience driving industrial successes via integrated logistic systems-please don't hesitate to apply!

Negotiable
Dettingen an der Erms
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Demand Planner

Demand Planner - FMCG Food and Beverage Company Location: Berlin, Germany Employment Type: Full-time Position Overview: We are seeking a meticulous and strategic Demand Planner to play a critical role in our supply chain management. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, strong analytical skills, and the ability to forecast demand accurately to ensure optimal inventory levels and product availability. This role is pivotal in helping us meet customer demands efficiently while minimizing costs and maximizing service levels. Key Responsibilities: Demand Forecasting: Develop and maintain accurate demand forecasts based on historical data, market trends, and sales input. Inventory Management: Ensure optimal inventory levels by coordinating with procurement and production teams. Data Analysis: Analyze sales trends, customer behaviors, and market conditions to refine demand forecasts and identify potential risks or opportunities. Collaboration: Work closely with sales, marketing, finance, and supply chain teams to align demand plans with business goals. Performance Monitoring: Track and report key performance indicators (KPIs) related to demand planning and inventory management. Continuous Improvement: Implement and improve demand planning processes and tools to enhance accuracy and efficiency. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field. Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in demand planning, preferably within the FMCG sector. Skills: Proficiency in demand planning software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle). Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Fluency in English; proficiency in German is highly desirable. What We Offer: Competitive salary and benefits package. Opportunity to work with a leading brand in the food and beverage industry. A dynamic and collaborative work environment. Professional development and career growth opportunities. A central location in Berlin with easy access to public transportation. How to Apply: Please share a copy of your most recent CV below!

Negotiable
Berlin
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Demand Planning Manager

Title: Demand Planning Manager - Pharmaceuticals Retail Introductory Paragraph: Our client, a leading Retail pharmaceuticals retail company based in London is seeking an experienced and dynamic Demand Planning Manager to join their team. This role offers the opportunity for growth and development within a fast-paced environment. Job Description: As the Senior Demand Planning Manager at our esteemed client's organisation, you will be responsible for ensuring that all demand planning processes are executed effectively while maintaining excellent communication with key stakeholders across multiple departments. Key Responsibilities include but not limited to: - Developing E2E forecasting strategies - Collaborating closely with Distribution teams - Ensuring stock availability through monitoring inventory levels - Identifying areas of improvement throughout distribution channels. Skills & Qualifications Required: The ideal candidate should possess exceptional skills in strategic thinking as well as outstanding problem-solving abilities; this must also be coupled along with several years experience working within similar roles specifically relating to DSJ Global or other relevant sectors such as Retail/Demand/Supply Chain Management. Additionally, candidates require expertise on following qualifications/skills; Qualification Requirements: 1) Bachelor's degree (minimum) 2) Relevant Degree/Certificates Skillset Requirement : 1) Excellent Communication Skills 2) Strong Analytical Abilities

Negotiable
London
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Supply Chain Planner

Position Overview: The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for managing and optimizing the end-to-end supply chain processes to ensure efficient and effective production, inventory management, and distribution. This role involves forecasting demand, planning inventory levels, coordinating with suppliers, and ensuring timely delivery of products to meet customer demands while minimizing costs. Location: Atlanta, GA Key Responsibilities: Demand Forecasting: Analyze historical sales data, market trends, and customer orders to forecast future demand. Collaborate with sales, marketing, and production teams to align forecasts with business objectives. Inventory Management: Develop and maintain inventory policies to ensure optimal stock levels. Monitor inventory levels, identify shortages or excesses, and adjust plans accordingly. Implement strategies to reduce excess inventory and minimize waste. Supply Chain Coordination: Work closely with suppliers, manufacturers, and logistics providers to ensure a seamless flow of materials and products. Negotiate terms and agreements with suppliers to secure the best terms and ensure reliability. Production Planning: Create and manage production schedules based on demand forecasts and inventory policies. Coordinate with production teams to ensure timely manufacturing and delivery of products. Logistics Management: Oversee the transportation and distribution of goods to ensure timely delivery to customers. Optimize logistics processes to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Data Analysis and Reporting: Utilize data analytics tools to monitor supply chain performance and identify areas for improvement. Prepare regular reports on key performance indicators (KPIs) such as inventory turnover, order fulfillment rates, and lead times. Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement best practices to enhance supply chain efficiency. Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in supply chain management. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degrees or certifications (e.g., APICS CSCP) are a plus. Experience: 3-6 years of experience in supply chain planning, inventory management, or a related role. Managing the S&OP process Proven track record of managing supply chain processes in a fast-paced environment. Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficiency in supply chain management software (e.g., SAP, Oracle) and advanced Excel skills. Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Personal Attributes: Proactive and able to work independently. Adaptable to changing environments and able to manage multiple priorities. Strong customer focus and commitment to delivering high-quality results.

US$75000 - US$75001 per year
Atlanta
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Sr. Supply Planner Belgium

DSJ Global is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Sr. Supply Planner to join one of our esteemed clients, a leading manufacturing company located in Belgium. If you would like to work in an international environment and combining your analytical and communications skills you're in the right place! You will be responsible: Acting as Bridge between the commercial teams (demand planning) and the supply teams In collaborations with sales, marketing, finance and the supply planning department, creation and improvement of the demand plan both for the operational as the tactical horizon Monitor, analyze, understand and challenge the quality of the enrichments provided by the commercial teams (assumptions, deltas, consumption, trends, issues, gaps, risks, opportunities) and issue advice at request or at own initiative based on own expertise Manage any activities related to the constraining and allocation process and ensure the match of demand & supply and manage the weekly and monthly demand review process as part of the S&OP cycle Monitor and take initiatives to improve the KPI indicators: Forecast accuracy, forecast bias, service level and waste Execute flawless analysis and set up/provide adequate reporting when necessary Provide insights at request or at own initiative regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical and ad hoc reports and/or analyses Your requirements: Excellent analytical skills and results driven mindset Master degree and/or Bachelor degree with relevant working experience Knowledge and experience with forecasting and/or supply chain/logistics preferably in an FMCG/Food environment Knowledge of ERP-systems (OMP or SAP APO), Power-BI and Excel (advanced). Excellent Communication and Influencing skills Fluent in English proficiency in Dutch is desirable If you think to be the right fit for this position, apply directly below!

Negotiable
Brussels
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Sr. Supply Planner

DSJ Global is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Sr. Supply Planner to join one of our esteemed clients, a leading manufacturing company located in the city of Amersfoort, Netherlands. If you would like to work in an international environment and combining your analytical and communications skills you're in the right place! You will be responsible: Acting as Bridge between the commercial teams (demand planning) and the supply teams In collaborations with sales, marketing, finance and the supply planning department, creation and improvement of the demand plan both for the operational as the tactical horizon Monitor, analyze, understand and challenge the quality of the enrichments provided by the commercial teams (assumptions, deltas, consumption, trends, issues, gaps, risks, opportunities) and issue advice at request or at own initiative based on own expertise Manage any activities related to the constraining and allocation process and ensure the match of demand & supply and manage the weekly and monthly demand review process as part of the S&OP cycle Monitor and take initiatives to improve the KPI indicators: Forecast accuracy, forecast bias, service level and waste Execute flawless analysis and set up/provide adequate reporting when necessary Provide insights at request or at own initiative regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical and ad hoc reports and/or analyses Your requirements: Excellent analytical skills and results driven mindset Master degree and/or Bachelor degree with relevant working experience Knowledge and experience with forecasting and/or supply chain/logistics preferably in an FMCG/Food environment Knowledge of ERP-systems (OMP or SAP APO), Power-BI and Excel (advanced). Excellent Communication and Influencing skills Fluent in English proficiency in Dutch is desirable. If you think to be the right fit for this position, apply directly below!

Negotiable
Amersfoort
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​The Future of Demand Planning

In supply chain management, the future of demand planning stands at the intersection of technological advancements, data-driven insights, and strategic recruitment. As businesses navigate through market changes, consumer behaviors, and global uncertainties, demand planning emerges as a crucial element for achieving operational excellence and resilience. The Evolution of Demand PlanningTraditionally, demand planning relied heavily on historical data and statistical modeling. However, this approach is undergoing a transformative evolution. The increasing availability of data and advancements in technology, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, are reshaping the way businesses forecast demand. Predictive analytics and AI now play pivotal roles in deciphering complex patterns within vast datasets. These technologies empower businesses to make more accurate predictions, identify demand fluctuations, and respond swiftly to market shifts. Real-time visibility and collaboration across stakeholders further enhance the ability to optimize inventory levels and reduce lead times. The Role of Talent Acquisition in Demand PlanningThe Growth of in Demand SkillsAs demand planning becomes more sophisticated, the demand for skilled professionals in this field is on the rise. The future of demand planning is closely intertwined with the skills and expertise of demand planners. Organizations are recognizing the need for individuals with a deep understanding of data analytics, market trends, and the ability to navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing marketplace. The Future of Demand Planning and HiringThe Benefits of using a Specialist Supply Chain Talent Partner to hire a Demand PlannerIn anticipation of the growing demand for skilled professionals in demand planning, recruitment in this field becomes a strategic imperative. The benefits of using specialist supply chain consultants for hiring demand planners are manifold. These consultants bring industry-specific knowledge and insights, ensuring that businesses acquire talent that aligns with the evolving demands of the supply chain landscape. Specialist consultants leverage their expertise to identify candidates with a blend of analytical skills, industry knowledge, and adaptability. This tailored approach to recruitment is especially crucial in an era where demand planners need to not only forecast accurately but also possess the agility to navigate uncertainties and contribute to strategic decision-making. Contact DSJ GlobalAs the future of demand planning unfolds, the importance of staying ahead in hiring for demand planning cannot be overstated. If your organization is looking to enhance its demand planning capabilities or recruit skilled professionals in this field, our team of specialist supply chain consultants is here to assist. Contact us to explore how we can help you build a team equipped for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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