Global Demand Planner

Date:  15 Feb 2024
Posting End Date: 

Heerlen, NL, 6422 PD

Company:  Everris International B.V.


As our Global Demand Planner for our Growing Solution Division we need you to ensure to get the most realistic forecast for supply chain. You will make use of the forecasting tool (NSKEP) that supports in statistical methods. Besides this you will also make sure that the market information is incorporated. It is essential to challenge our salesforce to get as market information in at detailed level. In the end sales is responsible for an accurate forecast, but you as our Global Demand Planner should support and facilitate this process in a pro-active way.
We are a leading global specialty minerals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in the global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL employees’ diverse talents are critical for our ability to cope with rapid global changes while allowing employees to grow and express themselves both personally and professionally throughout their careers. 

About the role     
Your main challenge is to get all the needed information and market data in close cooperation with sales. You will be responsible for reporting projected demand in the system to support sales. Based on this reporting and the financial outlook continuously challenge sales in updating demand based on their insights. This process is setup in a monthly call per region. The output of this monthly cycle will be summarized to have it discussed and confirmed by the business leads. The manager demand planning participates in the regional S&OP to drive this process. 


In addition, you will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Monthly reporting and analysis of forecast accuracy. Facilitate sales to improve overall forecast accuracy, but also use information to challenge stock policies for all SKU’s (make-to-stock vs make-to-order).
  • Make detailed analysis of forecast vs budget and prior years to support Sales in making realistic decisions.
  • Act as knowledge carrier and application manager for the forecasting tool within the company. Maintain master data and facilitate reporting (or report setup) for the business.
  • Timely prepare, analyze, and review budget volumes for the upcoming year. Key is to have the best possible phasing over the months in based on experience and statistical input. 
  • Support introductions of SKU’s in forecasting. Also provide overview of new products on request of the business. Pro-actively contribute to portfolio classification and monthly portfolio review meeting.
  • Monthly reporting and analysis of excess stock. Provide input for financial provisions at quarterly base. Look for opportunities to reduced excess stock. Also facilitate monthly meeting to have attention for reject inventories.


About you 
You have a relevant bachelor’s degree and profound understanding of marketing, sales and supply chain processes with relevant experience. 


In our new colleague we look for the following skills: 

  • Analytical, accurate, and structured
  • Strong presentation skills to convey the right message
  • Service oriented. 
  • Clear and efficient communication at several levels within an organization.
  • English is our business language but Dutch or any other European language is a plus

Location: Netherlands, Heerlen or home office is possible. 

Apply now!
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If you have any questions, please contact Yael Kokernoot, Talent Acquisition Manager Europe via 

About ICL

We are a leading global specialty minerals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in the global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  
For more information, visit the company's global website