Employment Type
Date posted
July 19, 2021
Demand Planner (m/f/x) KLK EMMERICH (nabij DUSSELDORF)!


Our company belongs to the internationally active Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (‘KLK’) company. The company is listed on the Malaysian stock market and is involved in plantations, production and real estate worldwide. KLK EMMERICH GmbH belongs to the KLK OLEO division, which has evolved into a leading global player in the oleochemical industry thanks to its consistent expansion of new, resource-based production areas. Every day, some 400 employees contribute to the success of our company.


To support our Supply Chain team, we are looking to fill a permanent vacancy at our sites in Emmerich am Rhein:


Demand Planner (m/f/x)



Tasks / areas of responsibility:


  • Responsible for demand planning, forecasts, inventory, aging material incl. PFR/merchandise
  • To develop forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns
  • To support sales management with risk assessments and mitigation activities
  • To edit the monthly forecasts
  • To report and communicate the forecasts and inventory procedure to management
  • To de-escalate demand-related problems promptly and effectively (shortage management)
  • To develop and implement solutions to improve the accuracy of the demand forecasts
  • To collaborate with the supply planner in coordinating Sales and Production
  • Responsible for coordinating the long/short planning overview (together with the supply planner)
  • To collaborate with the supply planner in supervising/implementing the agreed/resolved material balance planning
  • To collaborate with Sales, Customer Service and Planning in analysing contracts at the product and customer level




  • 3 years of professional experience in commercial trade (CCI) with advanced training in logistics / material management or similar
  • Material flows and routing
  • 3 years in a comparable role, preferable in the processing industry
  • Excellent product knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to make decisions confidently and work under pressure
  • Flexibility and ability to respond quickly
  • Able to chair cross-departmental meetings with voting powers
  • Fluent in spoken and written German and English
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications and standard material management systems / AS, ASPEN, Lotus Notes



We offer:


  • A challenging role in a company that is geared for growth
  • An affirmative, team-based corporate culture with flat hierarchies
  • Numerous opportunities for career development
  • An attractive salary
  • Flexible working hours (flexitime), 30 days annual leave
  • Free parking, job bikes, sports, company canteen, retirement scheme, company events


Your response:

Should you meet the above requirements and are interested in a challenging and highly varied job, please send your application documents and your CV to applications@klkoleo.com. Please also specify your desired salary and your earliest possible starting date.

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