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Senior Demand Planning Analyst

Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands, NL

Company: HARMAN International

At HARMAN we create useful, playful, beautiful things.  Our many iconic brands including; JBL, Harman/kardon & Mark Levinson are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between. We work hard, look for brilliance from all of our 30,000 employees and in return you can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.  If you want to be part of a business offering industry-first features, innovation, superior sound technology and the guarantee that you'll never have a dull day - HARMAN could be the place for you!  


Due to the rapid growth and success of the Consumer Audio division we have created a new role in our Operations team for a Sr. Demand Planning Analyst.  The successful candidate will collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Supply Chain at all levels in the EMEA organization.  With the expansion of operations in EMEA and the growth in the team this is an exciting time to join if you want to be integral to setting up the department to achieve the ambitious targets we are reaching for over the coming years.


You have high commercial acumen, strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills and are motivated in an environment which will give you a high level of ownership.  You will dive integration into the commercial organization and will own the forecast models for the internal commercial teams, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information from all relevant areas of the business.



  • Own and drive demand planning for the region working with all commercial leads to drive synergy and integration of forecasting
  • Develop statistical forecast models and evaluate results strategically
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine forecast models to reflect updated Sales and Marketing assumptions
  • Drive Business Process Improvement and Financial Accountability
  • Management Reporting and Data Management



  • A Bachelor to Master education in the functional area.
  • 5+ years relevant multi country experience in a matrix organization
  • APICS or specific forecasting certification are preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
  • Knowledge on working with SAP IBP and/or SAP APO is preferred.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in our office in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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