Demand Planning Analyst

As Demand Planning Analyst you Manage the PACCAR Parts Europe demand forecast and inventory levels to maximize parts availability to meet customer’s demand

  • Location Eindhoven
  • Organisation Unit PACCAR Parts
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Master
  • Contract type Permanent contract

Job description

As a Demand Planning Analyst you are managing the PACCAR Parts Europe demand forecast and optimize stock levels to maximize parts availability to meet customer demand.

Your prime duties will be:

  • Optimize cycle- and safety stock levels by using data analytics;
  • Inform management on supply chain challenges, propose solutions and drive fresh initiatives;
  • Develop and initiate forecasting process improvements for your supplier package;
  • Be the project manager and drive demand forecasting system innovations;
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Operations, Marketing and Sales to achieve an efficient supply chain flow;
  • Create and provide management reports on KPI’s such as supplier performance and fill rates.

Your profile

  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management & Logistics, Applied Mathematics or a related discipline;
  • 2+ years of experience in Demand Planning, Supply Chain Engineering or a related discipline;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills and a pro-active attitude;
  • Advanced data analytic skills with experience in relating and combining data;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access and preferably JDA, Python and SQL;
  • Excellent in English, both spoken and written.


PACCAR Parts Europe (PPE) reports to the PACCAR Parts Division, Renton US. PPE works closely with DAF Trucks in Europe in order to grow the sales of spare parts to over 1,000 DAF dealers, TRP stores and customers around the world. To satisfy our customers’ ‘one stop shop’ requirement, PACCAR Parts sells DAF and PACCAR branded parts for DAF truck applications and TRP branded parts for different manufacturers of trucks, semi-trailers and workshop items. PPE has employees in all major European markets and PACCAR Distributions Centers (PDC) in Eindhoven, Leyland, Madrid and Budapest. The Demand Planning team consist of seven young professionals and is part of the Materials department based in Eindhoven.

We offer

At DAF you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility. We offer you a career with growth potential. You don’t just choose for a job, you choose for a career at DAF. If you like to work in an international organization with a no-nonsense culture and ambition, then DAF is your employer!

In addition to a good salary DAF offers you the following working conditions:

  • A 36-hour workweek;
  • 27 Vacation days and a possibility of 13 ADV days (reduction of working hours);
  • A variable bonus, based on DAF results;
  • A good work-life balance (due to flexible working hours);
  • A good retirement plan and group health insurance;
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses.

Drive your career, join DAF!


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