United Kingdom, Hemel Hempstead, Adhesive Technologies

Demand Planner


 Henkel is a global leader in adhesives – you may not have heard of us but it’s likely you have used one of our products from our household brands like Sellotape, Pritt, Loctite & UniBond. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Demand Planner (internally this role is called Business Planner) to join the Consumer & Craftsmen Adhesives Team to assure a demand plan in high quality on country level.

Demand Planner Role:

·Event Planning and forecast enrichment for portfolio responsible

·Steer demand review meetings for the respective country clusters

·Propose and execute measures to improve the quality of the forecast (statistical and enriched)

·Support the Forecast Analysts in upgrading the Statistical Baseline Forecast following the standard monthly planning cycle

·Work closely with sales and marketing teams for all demand influencing projects and parameters and to incorporate them in the demand plan

·Control volumes for new product introductions, promotions, customer loss/gains and other events

·Maintain product lifecycle in APO DP and secure a correct demand plan for these products

·Continue to improve forecasting techniques, method and approach to better improve Forecast accuracy and reduce BIAS

·Drive continuous improvement customer collaboration projects to improve customer demand and supply interaction, aiming to foster mutually beneficial activities


  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or Sales and Marketing
  • Minimum two years experience in demand planning or related area, FMCG preferred
  • Cross-functional understanding of supply chain planning, sales, product management and marketing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of SAP R3, APO DP and Business Intelligence Reporting
  • Fully conversant with MS Office

Henkel embraces and supports flexible working and we are therefore open to consider any specific requests. Please talk to us during the interview process so we fully understand your needs.

JOB ID: 190007MF
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: RecruitmentUKIE@henkel.com