Demand Planning Project Management

Task

  • Development and introduction of fully integrated S&OP
  • Adaptation and extensive digitalisation of planning processes
  • Integration into group IT landscape
  • International rollout of processes & standards

Industry/ Function / Expert

  • Food
  • Project Manager Central & Eastern Europe
  • Supply Chain Efficiency Christof B. Wewers
  • Recording the special requirements of the business processes, the industry, business areas
  • Definition of requirements for master data & IT system support
  • Development & coordination of the new S&OP process architecture (organisational & IT)
  • Design of the organisational framework processes with room for BU-specific adoption
  • Adaptation of related processes in order management and master data maintenance
  • Control of the development and integration of BI-supported demand planning with ERP, APO
  • Introduction of Demand Planner; change management, especially in sales and product management
  • Training of involved persons in the business units and international process roll-out
  • Successful introduction in all business units in Central & Eastern Europe within 6 months
  • Significantly increased, stable forecast accuracy (> 85%)
  • Increase of KPI DIFOT to 95%+
  • Reduction of working capital from finished goods by 15% p.a. in the first 2 years
  • Reduce supply chain costs by 3% through avoided obsolescence
  • More effective product management through improved portfolio control
  • Strengthened ability to act & take responsibility for plan realisation in sales
  • Increased readiness of key accounts for collaborative forecasting (preliminary stage CPFR)