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Senior Demand Planner

Wuxi, JS, CN, 214000

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


  1. Provide visibility of the demand forecast - Work with Sales and Marketing to capture, document, and adjust the forecast to reflect changes in future demand patterns due to gaining/losing market share, new product launches, event buys, etc.
  2. Run Consensus Forecasting Process - perform Consensus Forecast Meeting after forecast review meetings to achieve alignment of demand forecast and the changes we have made on FEU level and key customer level among Sales, Marketing and Demand Management. Figure out and highlight issues we have met during the month and demand adjustment in Logility but before final monthly Forecast Release.
  3. Providing miscellaneous analytical support to the SI&OP process
  4. Monitoring and analyzing forecast accuracy and bias, find the major contributors to forecast error and react
  5. Actively participating in the structured and results-drive process to improve forecast accuracy over time
  6. Compare NIO with Sales (Invoice Gross Sales) to find positive or negative trend, evaluate the Order Book Taken and FEU status.
  7. Determine demand profile for each item based on the demand patterns and COV criteria
  8. Monitoring unconsumed PIR for MTF items to reduce inventory risk
  9. Modeling potential new business and understanding its impact on capacity
  10. Support special projects


  1. Bachelor’s degree or above with major with Mathematics or Statistics
  2. 4-5 years’ work experience in SCM
  3. Very good communication and writing at both Chinese and English
  4. Excellent office skills
  5. SAP knowledge

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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