Demand Manager (m/f),

Germany, North Rhine Westphalia, Münster

Business unit: Metal Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel ist das größte Unternehmen für Farben und Lacke weltweit und ein führender Produzent von Spezialchemikalien. Wir sind in vielen wichtigen Marktsegmenten tätig, von Bauwesen und Infrastruktur bis hin zu Transport, Industrie und Konsumgütern. Wir sind auch führend im Bereich der Nachhaltigkeit und rangieren an oberster Stelle des Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In der Praxis bedeutet dies, dass unsere nachhaltigen Lösungen jeden Tag in Ihrem Leben und im Leben Ihrer Freunde und Familie präsent sind: Wir sind der entscheidende Faktor, damit Sie Ihre täglichen Aufgaben erledigen können.


Akzo Nobel Hilden GmbH in Münster is looking for a
Demand Manager (m/f)

Your responsibilities:
- “Translates” the Sales and Marketing plans into a Sales Demand Plan in the forecasting system
- Build monthly forecast using statistical tool and additional market information, and concentrates on the 4 – 24 months period
- Responsible for master data required to perform statistical forecasting (e.g. corrected history)
- Looks for choosing the most adapted forecasting model per product group and customer group
- Responsible for making sure that all sales area managers and account managers enrich the forecast in time
- Refine forecast based on latest information on a day to day basis
- Identify gaps between target and unconstrained demand plan
- Supports the improvement of the forecasting system
- Follow up the forecast accuracy, Bias+, Bias-, DS accuracy, in order to get the required target
- Supports the IBP process and w orks in close cooperation with the Marketing, Sales, and Finance organizations to facilitate accurate and efficient customer service.
- Prepare and communicate regular and ad-hoc management and controlling reporting as needed by the organization.
- Support or provide other administrative activities in the Integrated Supply Chain organization.

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number







North Rhine Westphalia



Business unit

Metal Coatings

Job family

ISC Management

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Your qualifications:
- Bachelor degree or equivalent experience with commercial experience ideally in an international industrial environment
- Good knowledge of Planning processes
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; customer- and service orientation
- Self-initiative, self-responsibility
- IT literacy:  SAP or other ERP system, MS Office
- Very good English language skills
Your contact:
Angelika Galley
Manager Talent Resourcing DACH
+49 221 99 585 165