Demand & Supply Planner

  • Company: SSC P&C Hong Kong
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00606
  • Date of publication: 2019.06.27



The Demand and Supply Planner:
- Manages distribution to all counters under his/her responsibility, by sizing and deploying inventory within the distribution network.
- Manages the supply plans in order to reach the most optimized inventory in Warehouse, by taking into account sales demand, inventory policy, capacity, supply constraints.


The Demand and Supply Planner is the interface between Logistics teams (Sales Administration, Warehouse), Brand's Marketing, Brand's Sales team, Brand's Product Manager in Hong Kong and Planning Team in Singapore (our supplier). Main responsibilities are to:

1.Manage replenishment

To Hong Kong        Define quantities to import and adapt transportation mode based on inventory, lifecycle
                                status and demand in order to achieve high service rate while keeping stock under control

To Point of sales    Propose most optimized delivery frequency, stock target per SKU per POS (Point Of
                                Sales), lot size, based on SKUs' lifecycle status + stock in POS + actual sellout to achieve
                                high presence rate, limiting stock coverage and lowering obsolescence.

     New Items        .Monitor incoming shipments status and adherence to launch plan
                             .Calculate first replenishment parameters, provide qualitative feedback on launch success

     Basic Items       .Ensure orders' frequency/size, and lead logistics parameters update
                             .Follow Presence Rate in POS, monitor process efficiency, manage tension/shortage

     End Of Life       .Coordinate EOL process to reduce obsolescence cost, Manage catalogue

2. Provide visibility on performance and risks for service / stock / logistics P&L impact to Brand and SSC

3. Make recommendations and lead actions to drive business metrics with key internal functional areas and key clients.

4. Animate periodic Operation Reviews with brand's Top Management, and with Singapore Distribution Center

5. Update ERP/POS with accurate master data by SKU based on forecasts, challenged catalogue, discontinuation plan, supply, lifecycle and stock to maintain efficient working environment

6. Provide added value on Forecast process, by either leading the process with Brand or supporting Brand.

In this position, setting a continuous improvement policy is key : all initiatives/actions taken and projects led improve efficiency and reach excellence (optimized tool, simplified processes, reduction of administrative workload, etc.) will be welcome and encouraged


  • >5 years Distribution / Retail / Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Distribution / Supply Chain concepts and application
  • English and Cantonese proficiency is a must
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)
  • Ability to animate reviews with top management
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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