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Analyst, Demand Planning

Job Category:  Supply Chain
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3706

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.


Position Summary

As our next Demand Planning Analyst, you will work in a high profile, interdepartmental communication area. You will have demonstrated proficiency of statistical analysis, historical data analysis, communication, and leadership.   In addition, you will lead projects and must be highly organized and be able to analyze information quickly and objectively. You must be able to multi-task and perform cross-functional duties successfully and ensure the link to supply chain is maintained in a manner that is constant with Corbion’s service level expectations.



  • Develop and present a monthly demand forecast utilizing statistical forecast models, historical sales, customer orders, and sales inputs, assumptions, drivers, and risks
  • Identify and communicate risks and opportunities, and collaborate with Supply Planning, Finance, and Leadership
  • Manage forecast models for each item/warehouse combination to achieve the highest statistical output. Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecast accuracy
  • Represent Demand Planning on special projects, supply chain, or ad hoc meetings to provide insights regarding demand and serve as a team Subject Matter Expert when needed.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Product Management teams to analyze requirements for upcoming events, promotions, seasonal volumes, and legislation changes.  Lead monthly cross-functional collaborative customer demand reviews with Sales 
  • Other duties as determined by business needs



  • Bachelor’s Degree, required. Preferred in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain Management
  • Self-motivated and independent thinker
  • Exceptional analytical skills and communication skills
  • Excellent professional interpersonal skills
  • Solid and broad range of technical skills – including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerBI
  • Ability to manage cross-functional teams’ interactions on multiple levels of the company
  • Experience with statistical demand forecasting software such as OMP, SAP-APO, JDA, etc.


Physical Demands/Work Environment

Work in office environment occasionally noisy and exposure to small spaces.  Required to stand, walk and sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms. Constantly access the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned.  Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch.  Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2021, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,070.8 million and has a workforce of over 2490 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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