Demand Planner

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Wemperhardt
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 2023-03-24
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems S.à r.l. is a leading solar distributor for the Benelux markets. With the help of the local sales staff and a dynamic, multilingual team, the company focuses on supporting local installers from planning to installation. The company has its own warehouses in Hosingen (LU) and Bergen Op Zoom (NL) as well as external warehouses in Belgium, This puts you in an ideal position to serve these markets quickly and effectively.

We are seeking a Demand Planner to join our team. As a Demand Planner, you will be responsible for analyzing customer demand patterns, forecasting future demand, and developing demand plans that meet customer needs while optimizing inventory levels. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, be able to work collaboratively with other departments, and have excellent communication and problem-solving abilities


What You Will Do

  • Collect the forecast of the different sales channels.
  • Analyse historical sales data and market trends to develop accurate demand forecasts.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments, such as sales and operations, to ensure alignment of demand plans with business objectives.
  • Monitor and analyse sales data to identify changes in demand patterns and adjust demand plans accordingly.
  • Communicate with the supply- and S&OP planner to ensure timely delivery of goods to meet demand.
  • Maintain accurate records of demand planning activities and make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Incorporate information from new product development and customer feedback into the demand planning process.
  • Monitor actual sales performance against the forecast and take corrective action as needed to ensure accuracy.

What You Bring

  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain management, logistics, business administration or related field.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Query/BI.
  • Knowledge of the PV industry trends and best practices.
  • Fluent in English and German

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • An international, innovative and dynamic working environment with flat hierarchies and room for manoeuvre
  • The opportunity to take an active role in the optimization and expansion of our activities and thus actively contribute to the preservation of a livable environment
  • We are very committed to training and development of our employees
  • Remuneration in line with the market and performance
  • Flextime
  • Meal vouchers.

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
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