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Demand Planning Manager


Shah Alam, 10, MY

Company:  Goodyear

Location: MY - Kuala Lumpur - A110   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Bon Jovi Sinday
Sponsorship Available:  No

Relocation Assistance Available: No 


Drive the demand management process consistent with Class A S&OP and Demand Planning Process Quality guidelines in assigned country; provide guidance and leadership in monthly consensus cross-functional demand meetings to support both S&OP (18-24 months) and RvsCC (5-year) processes; incorporate learnings and focus on continuous forecasting process improvement.


Role and Responsibility:

  • Lead the local demand planning processes, cross-functional meetings and operations for all PBUs. Ensure that appropriate forecasting processes and methods are being followed and updated as needed.
  • Provide guidance for and generate the total consensus SKU level forecasts (18-24 months horizon) to ensure alignment with business direction and consistency with market trends. Communicate consensus plans and the assumptions behind these through the S&OP Demand Reviews
  • Serve as liaison between Marketing, Sales, Product Management, Finance, Supply Planning and Customer Service to assure that all sales forecasts are accurate; provide updated guidance as needed and communicate back decisions on allocation to the cross-functional team.
  • Be well-versed and knowledgeable in forecasting and demand planning, both from business and system perspectives. Be responsible for data maintenance, forecast data integrity, understanding of assumptions changes and reasons to believe the forecast.
  • Lead the process of tracking forecast consumption; initiate weekly demand review meetings with all stakeholders to drive actions and solutions for supporting the S&OP plan



  • Bachelor's or higher-level degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related degree
  • 5 years solid experience in leading the demand planning function in mid- to large-scale organizations of repute
  • Knowledge in integrated supply chain systems like SAP APO DP and Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Good understanding of forecast models and methods, supply chain processes and practices.
  • Core skills: leadership, analysis, decision making, influencing, organizing, initiative, flexibility, tenacity, effective communication, creativity, driving for results, building effective relationships with people at all levels, driving for change/improvement.
  • Ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Knowledge and expertise in business statistics preferred but not mandatory
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and able to work with people at all levels and with different backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a collaborative environment, able to influence partners across end-to-end value chain


Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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