Partner in Pet Food is an innovative, leading European pet food producer, supplying over 470 customers, including major grocery retailers, supermarkets, specialized pet shops and veterinarians in the 38 markets in which it operates.

Partner in Pet Food is the second largest producer of Retailer Brand wet and dry pet food in Europe. The share of branded products, which include PreVital, VitalBite, Propesko and Nutrilove, is also continuously increasing, with that trend expected to continue.

Partner in Pet Food is headquartered in Hungary, employs around 1 600 staff and has operations in five countries: The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary. With nine factories across Europe, the company is the only market operator with an integrated pan-Europe production network.

Forecasting Manager

Key responsibilities of your role:

  • Lead, develop, coach and motivate a cross country team of FC planners (on dotted line basis)
  • Accountable to establish, develop and operate a Forecasting process across all PPF countries
  • Understand the specific FC challenges by each country and category
  • Accountable for maintenance and further development of the FC system (currently Profet)
  • Ensure availability of all required Forecasting input to regular local IBP processes
  • Ensure high level of Forecast Accuracy and its measuring and tracking
  • Develop and ensure maintenance of the communication channels
  • Establish a strong communication link and trust with the local and central Sales, Supply Chain, Procurement and Finance teams
  • Constantly build the awareness with the Sales teams of the importance of the IBP process
  • Develop typical ramp-up volume scenario’s for new SKU’s being launched
  • Ensure flawless information- and data flow across all involved local and central functions, establishing best practice processes, meeting structures and efficient usage of existing and new systems
  • Ensure the right amount of regular and ad hoc FC reports to support the business

Apply if you have:

  • University degree (preferably in supply chain, economy)
  • Fluent English
  • Experience in Forecasting, production or inventory planning, scenario planning (ideally in FMCG business)
  • Customer focus
  • Analytical and comprehensive skills are typical for you
  • You are strong in Leadership Skills
  • Drive for continuous improvement
  • IT skills with ERP systems (preferably experience with Navision)
  • You are Self-disciplined, Ambitious, Assertive and Energetic
  • Often traveling make you no problem

What can you expect from us?

  • Stable employment in an international leading European pet food company
  • A pleasant working environment with a friendly team
  • Use of the English language on a daily basis
  • Emphasis on training
  • Corporate benefits (five weeks of vacation, flexible working hours, meal vouchers, supplementary pension insurance, multisport card, discounts on company products, company events, notebook, mobile phone)

Information about position

Partner in Pet Food CZ s.r.o.
Bucharova 1423/6, Praha – Stodůlky
Required education: University
Required languages: English (Advanced)
Benefits: Bonuses, Cell phone, Discount on company products / services, Notebook, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Flexible start/end of working hours, Meal tickets / catering allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Educational courses, training, Contribution to sport / culture / leisure, Occasional work from home, Corporate events, Self-organization of the job, Dog-friendly office
Listed in: Transport, logistics and supply, Manufacturing and industry, Logistician, Production planner, Inspector, Logistics specialist
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Partner in Pet Food CZ s.r.o., Mgr. Adéla Kratochvílová
+420 702 210 902