Position Description

Demand Planning Manager/Senior (Tuas, Medical Equipment, MRP/ERP/Lean, Adv Excel, Up to $12K)
Job Code 15442
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • A well-established Japanese Manufacturing MNC.
  • To lead demand planning duties including estimating future product demand at detailed level, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models. 
  • To implement and run the S&OP process. 
  • Use of in-house analytical, marketing, and sales data to effectively estimate future product demands.
  • Ensure Company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective.
  • This role holds people and budgetary management responsibilities.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Interfacing with customer service on all WIP status and ensuring timing status updates.
  • Working on Demand/Supply balancing with S&OP on a monthly basis to ensure supply balancing.
  • Working with finance to ensure budget purchase plan can be supported vs factory capacity.
  • Managing WIP status issues and directing other functional teams to ensure procurement, CS/Logistics, Production, ME, QA and other departments are pro-actively resolving WIP issues in a timely manner.
  • Supports the S&OP process, summarizes actions and follows through on key supply/capacity decisions.
  • Actively participate in any change activities such as new product introductions, site tranfers, packaging changes, format harmonization, etc to optimize supply and minimize business impact from a supply perspective.
  • Manage inventory risk and ensure that contingency plans are in place.
  • Seek and recommend solutions to overcome issues arising in order to meet production requirements and address operational risks.
  • Design, develop and implement flexible solutions to aid business efficiency, drive process improvements and add value.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Report on achievement of targets and identify any corrective action.

People Management

  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements.
  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports.

Relationship Management

  • Take lead on internal and external relationships to ensure consistent, timely and effective communication regarding demand planning and inventory topics.
  • Support new business initiatives and projects and contribute to review meetings and change process.
  • Ensure effective demand planning implementation takes place relating to the changes.


  • Degree in Technical related discipline.
  • At least 5 to 10 years of experience in Supply Chain and Demand Planning positions in a regulated environment; preferably in a Global company, fast evolving environment - Medical and Pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in Demand Planning for International markets for a Global company. 
  • Experience working with counterparts in other countries is highly preferred.
  • Proficient in process mapping, flow-charting, database systems, and Advanced Excel spreadsheet.
  • In-depth knowledge of Supply Planning and other aspects of SC including RCCP, Master Scheduling, Forecasting, Demand Planning and S&OP, Purchasing.
  • Detail-oriented, strong analytical capabilities and resourceful with a relentless customer focus.
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player who can collaborate cross functionally.
  • Experience in handling supplier relationships.
  • Strong IT/ERP systems knowledge.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems or similar.
  • Knowledge of Lean techniques would be highly preferred.
  • 15% travelling is expected/required.

Other Information:​

  • Working Location: Tuas (Transport pick-ups are provided from/to Boon Lay, Choa Chu Kang and Pioneer MRT).
  • Working Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am - 5.30pm.
  • Critical: Due to the organization's affirmed support and commitment to developing a Singaporean core, this role is only available to Singaporeans.
To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 15442.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.adisutanto@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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Contact Person: Adisutanto, Novita - Reg No:R1220374 (novita.adisutanto@gmprecruit.com)

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