Senior Demand Planner

Date: 06-Mar-2023

Location: Warsaw, MZ, Poland, 00-121

Company: Wella


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Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit




The purpose of the role is to enable business growth in Category/Segment thanks to delivery of the most accurate forecast outlook based on integration of S&OP (Sales & Operational planning) with cross functional strategic business plans.


The Business Unit team you will be joining plays a critical role in product availability to our +30 Markets across Eastern Europe Region through transparent cooperation and business intelligence. We collaborate cross-functionally and influence optimal business decisions. We continuously evolve and elevate work process standards and daily operate in a multi-cultural context.




  • Develop demand forecast based on demand historical patterns, availability situation, market intelligence and initiatives plan.
  • Using deep knowledge of statistical forecasting methods and use them to efficiently maintain optimal JDA forecast as the key forecast business tools
  • Root cause analysis and action plan for forecast deviation in order to improve the forecast accuracy
  • Closely collaborate with Supply Planning Hub for optimal service results.
  • Ensure target availability of products in scope of responsibility by working with dedicated contacts in Supply Planning Hub, highlighting biggest gaps and driving corrective actions
  • Monitor VAR and coordinate with respective Market on the prevention and depletion plan
  • Root cause analysis and action plan for demand driven orders/volume cuts
  • Driving process excellence including championing the S&OP process, continuous improvement and best practice
  • Lead monthly Joint S&OP with Markets and maintain close cooperation with them on demand and supply matters.
  • Collaborates and communicates with Sales, Commercial and Finance on building correct forecast. Brings demand perspective based on relevant data analysis (historical data, seasonality, market trends, special offers …)
  • Closely monitor and plan new product launches and promotional activities together with Commercial and Sales




  • Strong analytical skills to conduct analysis with significant amount of data
  • Ability to think and understand quickly, adjusting plans and actions to the changing circumstances
  • Solid priority-setting skills and efficient work organization in a dynamic business environment
  • Ability to build relationships with other team members and gain commitment toward stated goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team towards a common objective
  • Solution-oriented and improvement-focused mindset
  • Bachelor's Degree in supply chain business or a related field required
  • Minimum of two years of progressive job experience in demand or supply planning
  • Experience working with demand planning tool (JDA)
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken
  • Mastery of MS Office tools


Non-essentials, but highly valued skills:

  • Experience in Supply Chain
  • Practical knowledge SAP
  • Knowledge in Power BI, VBAs and Macros.



To support your health and wellbeing therefore we provide:


  • Luxmed Medical Insurance- Employee basic package is covered by Wella, you’ve got the options to upgrade coverages to spouse or partner and kids
  • Life Insurance- Basic option paid by Wella- possibility to upgrade for additional coverages for employee and family
  • PPK pension plan
  • Lunch card
  • Birthday as a holiday- celebrate with your loved ones
  • Occasional products sample to enjoy our amazing products
  • Access to great discounts on our amazing products with Wella and ghd shop online
  • Bonus for birth of your child
  • Bonus if you are getting married
  • Multisport card
  • Counselling support for you and your family (financial, legal, psychological support)
  • 5 days of additional holiday per year after 5th anniversary
  • Social Fund
  • Glasses refund
  • Attractive referral bonus for recommending friends to work at Wella



We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at:

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results.

English - Please click on this link to review the Notification of Equal Opportunity Rights poster

Español - Por favor, haga un clic en el enlace para revisar el poster de la Ley de los Derechos de Igualdad de Empleo