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Demand Planning Assistant Manager (NGY)


Tokyo, 13, JP

Company:  Goodyear

Location: JP - Tokyo   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Aika Mitai  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

About the position:

  • Contribute to monthly S&OP by creating robust and unbiased Unconstrained Demand Plan.
  • Analyse historical sales data including gap to plan, forecast accuracy, and propose & execute actions to be taken.                        
  • Gather market intelligence from sales and industrial data source and adjust the baseline statistical forecast                        
  • Understand tools available and leverage them in the creation of demand plan.                        
  • Work with AP DP network and improve forecast accuracy and automation                    


Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate statistical forecast by SKU/month based on historical data with system support.        
  • Capture demand shaping assumptions leveraging collaboration with Marketing, Sales and customers.        
  • Create Unconstrained Demand Plan based on statistice forecast and assumptions.              
  • Disaggregate demand plan by Distribution Channel using system support.        
  • Support Demand/Supply Planning Manager for company wide consensus             
  • Review consumption vs. plan.        
  • Consult Sales and Marketing to find reasons behind the variances, and propose changes of the demand plan.        
  • Make consensus on the changes among stakeholders.            
  • Reflect the changes into system.        
  • Collaborate with supply planning team for adjustment of supply plan.       
  • Collaboration with APSC to shift from off-line excel tool basis forecast into automated method        


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Supply Chain or any related field
  • Over 5 yeaers of experiences in related areas such as demand planning, supply planning, inventory management, business administration, sales planning, Marketing.                        
  • Experience in handling SKU complexity is prefered (500 SKU+.)                       
  • Experience in a comnpay who sells goods through multiple distribution centers is prefered.                        
  • Experience in automotive industry is considered as an asset                        
  • Experience in demand planning both by off-line excel/access tool & system (i.e.; Oneclik, SAP) are advantage                        
  • Experience in organizing, analyzing, and interpreting large volumes of complex data and delivering accurate forecast solutions         
  • Continuously Improvement lead and Collaboration work with related Functions. 
  • Knowledge on product, production, distribution, logistics, supply chain management is a plus
  • Intermediate capability for operating e-mails, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Project
  • English in reading/writing/speaking is preferable
  • Particular about detailed numbers as in S&OP analysis

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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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