This job posting isn't available in all website languages

Senior Demand Planner SEA

Supply Chain General
JOBREQ1800104378 Requisition #

To lead the demand planning and inventory management process for the respective SBU and support leadership team with multiple analysis to allow better inventory management for the respective SBU while maintaining a high customer service level. You will report to the Demand Planning Manager and will work on-site at Petaling Jaya Plant.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead the weekly operations call to plan production and customer demand.

  • To coordinate the backlogs/overdue meeting with customer service & production planner.

  • Coordinate the SBU demand planning activities - (SIOP, consensus forecast), maintaining the optimum balance between service level (OTIF), inventory (stock levels) and new product introduction (phase in/out).

  • To standardize the process related to demand planning for SBU.

  • Use statistical forecast to produce reliable base demand plan on-monthly-basis with the support from demand review with commercial & site team.

  • Review forecast against actual sales and usage and coordinate with planners for replenishment and stock readiness.

  • To prepare the demand review deck (presentation) to facilitate the SIOP meeting; participate and document the actions registers (minute meetings) and provide strict follow up on the established agreements later. 

  • To participate in the supply/demand balancing process ensuring a clear understanding of the assumptions made in the demand plan.

  • To highlight/escalate any issues related to demand/supply that requires business decision & follow-up closely.

  • Measure Forecast Accuracy SBU KPIs (BIAS & MAPE). Prepare, report, and communicate the results to regional supply chain leaders.

  • Perform the necessary analysis to ensure excess, slow moving, expired and dead-stock value is reduced and controlled at an acceptable level.

  • To lead the necessary review with partners to ensure identified actions are performed.

  • To coordinate within SEA or outside SEA for reducing excess inventory

  • To coordinate on the stock replenishment internally

  • To review the latest safety stock setting & publish the safety stock performance.

  • Effectively complete data uploading and any master data maintenance.

  • On quarterly basis review the product/material classification of MTS, MTO & FMTO and make necessary changes after consulting commercial, technical and production team.


  • Minimum 5-7 years of working experience with exposure to matrixed organization and delivering quality results.

  • Capability in managing partners with influencing ability at all levels in the organization.

  • Demand and material planning experience from consumer goods industry

  • Knowledge of and experience from chemical / paint industry are advantageous.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Have, at minimum, bachelor’s degree in engineering, Science and/or Business management.     

  • Advance working knowledge with SAP or Oracle 

About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We make it happen.

We run it like we own it.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

Go to Submissions

Similar Listings

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

📁 Supply Chain General

Requisition #: JOBREQ1800105231