Penumbra Europe GmbH is based in Berlin, headquartered in Alameda, California. We are a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures, and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet needs. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organizations in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in selected international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc.
 
We are a dynamic and constantly growing company. As a result, we are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Demand Planner. As part of Penumbra’s Demand Planning team, you will support an innovative and global company that develops ground-breaking technology to further its mission of saving patients’ lives. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the main responsibilities of the Demand Planner are inventory management for our European distribution sites and forecasting activities to deliver our innovative products across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). You will also interface with a variety of other departments such as Global Supply Chain & Planning US.

What you'll work on

  • Partner with EMEA Marketing and Sales teams to understand customer/ market demands and develop monthly revenue/non-revenue SKU level forecasts for both near and long-term planning horizons
  • Facilitating and developing S&OP forecasting processes
  • Challenge commercial initial S&OP forecast by providing forecast root cause analysis and prepare scenarios for improving the forecast accuracy and processes
  • Manage inventories for multiple distribution sites across EU and coordinate weekly replenishment
  • Work closely with logistics (internal and 3PL) and customer service teams to ensure quality levels and service level goals are maintained
  • Support supply chain readiness for new product introductions in EMEA
  • Conduct supply chain analytics to continuously drive efficiency improvements and support distribution, procurement, and logistics growth
  • Maintain, and update reports/tools to support monthly planning and forecast processes
  • Independently maintain and expand a wide contact surface and communicate with several departments through continuous stakeholder management
  • What you bring

  • Relevant degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Economics
  • First experience in forecasting processes
  • Solid understanding of E2E processes, especially on the commercial aspects
  • Understanding of the Sales and Operation Planning process (S&OP).
  • Strong Excel know-how or willingness to optimize your existing skills
  • Strong affinity for numbers and strong analytical skills
  • Persistent attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Fluent in English, any other European language is a plus
  • Knowledge and skills in ERP are mandatory, ideally in SAP
  • Familiar with forecasting tools (Anaplan)
  • What we offer

  • Competitive compensation, including a monthly mobility grant
  • Flexible working hours and the option to work remotely
  • A diverse, multi-cultural, positive and friendly team
  • Interesting and varied tasks in an innovative, internationally established and fast-growing company.
  • State-of-the art IT- equipment
  • Free gym membership in a gym close to the office
  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of technology that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases
  • If you are interested in this position, please do not hesitate to apply now. We are looking forward to your application. For initial questions please feel free to reach out to [email protected]