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Distribution Requirement Planner


  • Katowice

    Katowice, Silesian
  • offer expired 11 days ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • specialist (Mid / Regular)
  • hybrid work
  • Immediate employment
  • remote recruitment

Your responsibilities

Stock Availability:

You will identify Supply Chain Risks using the systems (S/4HANA; IBP; PowerBI) and market direct communication (for undetected risks).

You will coordinate the discussions between the Production Planner, Transport Planner and Logistics Specialist in the market to ensure the fastest route to market possible.

You will provide priority list based on business priority (ABC product classification; Strategic Customer) where bottlenecks occur.

You will communicate the root cause, actions and estimate recovery date to the main internal stakeholders.

Stock Management:

Based on Identified risk, you will liaise with the Market Unit(s) if any customer allocation should be put in place to protect strategic customers/promotion activity.

You will work with production planners to ensure the correct lead times are set in IBP to reflect a “most likely recovery lead time”.

Short Term Demand deviation:

You will flag to the demand planner and customer collaboration lead all significant oversells within the current week to sense check the forecast or engage in conversations with the customer.

You will ensure the Production planner is made aware of demand deviations to take evasive actions (reduce/increase the productions inside the frozen period).

Product Life Cycle Management:

You will support the Demand Planner in executing a Phase in/Phase out plan by flagging any obsolete risks on previous SKU and/or service issues on future SKU.

You will target a “0 obsolete stock” policy by communicating to Customer Collaboration lead where customers need to change the listing date to deplete the phase out SKU stock.

You will ensure MD task execution for SKUs reaching their end of life cycle and SAP retirement.

Customer Service Reporting:

You will issue communications to the market for major events impacting Dispatch rate.

You will ensure Root Cause Analysis is performed and preventative actions are taken to avoid re-occurrence.

You will strive for Reason Code accuracy to allow for meaningful loss stratification and areas of improvement in the business.

Our requirements

  • You have between 1-3 years experience in integrated supply chain and ideally planning. Customer Service and Logistics experience is a plus.

  • You have experience with ERP systems (eg SAP, IBP) and Microsoft Office.

  • You are familiar with basic knowledge for Applications in Excel and PowerBi.

  • You have strong analytics, communication and collaboration skills.

  • You have the ability to manage several supply crises or priorities at the same time.

  • You have experience with virtual collaboration in multi-functional and multi-national teams.

  • Fluent in English and Polish is a must.

  • You have flexibility, ability to adapt fast in a dynamic environment.

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • retirement pension plan

  • saving & investment scheme

  • no dress code

  • coffee / tea

  • christmas gifts

  • employee referral program

If you’re passionate about Sustainability, join us and become an essential part of our Supply Team in Poland. As our Distribution Requirement Planner you will be in charge of improving the dispatch rate through targeted action plans to advance SKU availability. You will support the implementation of stock management policies where there is an expected stock shortage and facilitate the cross functional communication to improve and speed up the communication flow for stock issue impacting the market customers.


We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic. We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

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