Forecast Leader For Services (East Asia region)

Location: Selangor


Job description:

Company Background:

Our client, a global leader specializing in energy management and automation solutions, operating in over 100 countries. They are currently looking for a Regional Demand Forecast Specialist (Services) to be based in Petaling Jaya (Selangor).


Overall Scope and Job Purpose:

  • Consolidate mid and long-term material forecast (offer, demand, supply) for Services.
  • Pivot between Regional/Business Unit Demand planner & Global Service Centre planners considering all inputs in the Services Advocate Guidebook.
  • Ensure material forecast is integrated in the BU’s SIOP existing processes.
  • Collaborate with Commercial, Tendering and Business Units to adjust and improve statistical forecast month over month



Link between S&OP and SIOP material related to all BUs for Services Products.

  • Link between both processes and consolidates the Services demand
  • Suggest adjustments based on services market trends, finance target (Rolling forecasts), commercial review (elephant orders), management calls (qualitative adjustment), new offer launches, quality recalls.



Services order identification

  • Identify with commercial teams, Tendering, CPO and Ops Excellence Leaders key services opportunities in the pipeline
  • Ensure they are communicated to S&OP and SIOP leaders.
  • Review the pipeline, book to bill and burning backlog and ensure they are tagged as “Services”.
  • Services identification should cover the full scope of materials.



Historical Production Planning (orders booked)

  • Benchmark demand with previous volumes ordered (statistical cross check, leveraging planning tools like Kinaxis & Baxter).
  • Consider a % buffer depending on the adoption of tools per country and the accuracy of data provided.



Job Requirements:

  • Minimum a Degree in related field.
  • More than 5 years of demand planning / forecast experience on supply chain work for materials and finished goods in multinational environment, preferably with involvement in complex and large projects.
  • Self starter and excited to be part of a team “set-up”.
  • Influential and ability to manage stakeholders in different countries in East Asia region.
  • Strong communication skills (English is required)


Experienced candidates are encouraged to apply online or you may email your resume to


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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