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Date:  Feb 10, 2024
Job Req ID:  16873
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Demand Planner


The name might be different but our iconic range remains the same and includes Nutri-Grain, Special K, Sultana Bran and Coco Pops, LCMs and Pringles.  Our purpose drives what we do, to create better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands. 

As Demand Planner your key responsibility is to deliver a demand forecast for your assigned categories. You play a key role as the integration between supply chain, sales and other commercial functions, effectively partnering with these groups to ensure accuracy, alignment and delivering improvements to our process where required.

A taste of what you’ll be doing:

  • Forecast preparation and input base consumption forecast by product & customer group
  • Create shipment forecasts by product, by account and week for an 18-24 month horizon
  • Prepare and input ship adjustments to manage customer inventory changes, pipeline of new products & any other changes required
  • Lead forecast alignment meetings by customer group to align Account Manager and Planners with the consumption and shipment forecasts (cases/kg/NSV/GSV)
  • Prepare and communicate risks and opportunities as required
  • Prepare and issue reports to ensure forecast accuracy, as well as to support the sales and supply chain functions


Your recipe for success:
With a track record of success in demand forecasting or a related role in supply chain or sales gained from FMCG you will thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Previous experience using SAP for planning, other planning systems would also be highly regarded.  We’re looking for someone with a high attention to detail, someone who can build partnerships across the business to influence and negotiate to drive good planning and business outcomes.  You will have a proven ability to generate actionable insights from data and highlight risk and opportunity areas for the business to pursue.  


Benefits on offer:
Our Total Health benefits is a holistic program that covers Physical, Financial, Emotional and Social health.  Our benefits are varied, with offerings to suit everybody at every stage in your life – they include a well-being allowance, 3 x ‘Being at your best days’ annually (which are three days of leave to focus on your well-being) and half day Fridays year-round plus many more.
Our Locate for your Day program is our hybrid working framework and supports the balance between working from home and the office, we don’t determine how or which days you spend in the office or at home, it’s about what works best for you and your functional team.    
As an individual you can grow and develop your career with the support of your Manager and development programs.  The benefit of a global organization is you can take your career off-shore.
At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals.  Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas and can bring their authentic selves to work.
Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that aims to provide an inclusive work environment involving everyone and embracing the diverse talent of its people.


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