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HU_Budapest_Vaci Ut 96 13th District
Additional Location:
Budapest, Hungary
Job Family:
Supply Chain
Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
Pay Rate Type:

Description & Requirements

As a Senior Demand Planning Analyst, you are responsible for consolidating demand (forecast) across assigned OEMs and regions and in delivering a monthly 24 month rolling “Global” consensus unconstrained forecast, working cross functionally with the respective regional Demand Planning Teams.

What You Will Do

  • As a senior analyst you will be responsible for mentoring junior analysts.
  • Ownership, and coordination in consolidating all Global Demand Planning (Forecasting) data and reporting out a monthly 24 month Global Consensus Unconstrained Demand Plan that becomes the input for Supply Planning, for the assigned OEMs and region/s.
  • Responsible for the upkeep and reporting of all demand planning data analytics (including KPI-s) within Integrated Business Planning (IBP), Qliksense, Business Warehouse and any other analytics reporting tool that is needed.
  • Responsible for monthly BOM explosions that become the basis for procurement negotiations with suppliers.
  • Responsible for preparing reports and presentations for leadership meetings, including participating and presenting at these meetings when needed.
  • Monitor the completeness and integrity of master data elements and adherence to master data policies.
  • Highlight data inconsistencies and ensure unneeded and unused data elements are removed.
  • Documents the origin and sources for each data element.
  • Support monthly financial closing, account review and variance analysis.
  • Coordination of 5YP (five years plan) activities together with the Sales excellence team, once a year.
  • Ensure 100% adherence to the Global Consensus Demand Planning Process using Integrated Business Planning (IBP) tool.
  • Drive forecast excellence with high forecast accuracy levels.
  • Drive and participate in problem solving and corrective actions.
  • Initiate, drive and support all process improvement activities.
  • Support special projects as required by the business.
  • Any other tasks as required by the business.

What You Need

  • Associates or Bachelors degree or equivalent in a related field.
  • At least 5+ years of experience in Sales & Operations Planning (preferred).
  • Knowledge of/experience in ERP systems: SAP, IBP, BW preferred.
  • Strong Analytical skills with the ability to manage big data sets.
  • Flexible independent worker with an ability to lead and problem solve.

What is Nice to Have

  • Strong preference for a background in Global Automotive environment.
  • Experience with QlikSense analytics or similar Business Intelligence tool
  • Experience with Business warehouse

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 20% international travel
  • Be willing to work in an office and/or home office in Budapest, Hungary (Hybrid)
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University
  • Competitive wellness benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.