Business-focused Demand Planner to Mars Nordics

Business-focused Demand Planner to Mars Nordics

Do you have a passion for forecasting, KPI’s, supply chain flows and business opportunities? Do you see the importance of adding the supply chain perspective to the overall business agenda? Would you like to be part of a company where your professional development is at focus, whilst at the same time represent great brands?

We are now looking for a Demand Planner for the Swedish market to join our dedicated team! In this role, you will be able to have a direct impact on the business as the critical link between sales, marketing, logistics and finance.

The main purpose is to deliver an accurate demand forecast across all three categories (confectionery, petcare, food) using tools and insights available to drive the delivery of the business unit plan.

You will be responsible for Sweden, a vital market for our business unit.

This Demand Planner role is not the typical “behind the desk” role. Here, you will be able to use your voice and make an impact on the business as you will attend regular sales meetings and setting the supply chain agenda, as well as dealing directly with the customers when needed.

You will report to the Demand Planning Manager and be part of a team including eight dedicated and competent collagues.

Essential duties and responsibilities
  • Co-piloting with Sales, Marketing and Finance to deliver an accurate and aligned demand plan for specific segments and or/customers for short, medium and long-term perspective
  • Proactively drive the relationship with customers to align on forecasting and phasing of key events and activities
  • Lead the pre-DMR (Demand Management Review) forecast alignment process with sales and marketing
  • Facilitate periodical DMR meeting as part of S&OP+ cycle
  • Liaise with the Product Supply Coordinators to ensure product supply risks are mitigated and optimal stock levels are maintained
  • Handling short-term forecast changes
  • Continuous analysis on forecast and result
This is a great opportunity for someone with a few years’ experience from a Demand Planner role who now feels motivated to move into a role with a clear business focus. You can expect to be challenged and develop personally on a daily basis when managing our biggest market in the Nordics across three different categories.

  • A few years of experience from a Demand Planner role
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Economics or equivalent
  • Previous experience from JDA/Apollo, SAP or other Supply Chain planning tools
  • Fluent in English and one of the Nordic languages
  • High analytical skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Previous experience from FMCG, retail, pharma or other related fields is a big plus!
Personal traits
As you will be interacting with the other business functions at different levels daily, we are looking for someone who is a clear communicator and strong collaborator. Building successful relationships will be key in this role. You are confident with the skills to question and challenge when necessary. Furthermore, you are naturally analytical with a sharp business acumen.

As a person, you strive for constantly developing yourself and thrive when having responsibility. Aspiration for future roles within the Supply Chain field is a plus.

We offer
We offer you freedom combined with responsibility and the possibility to make a significant difference in your daily work. With Mars Nordics, you will get the best of two worlds - the feeling of being part of the Mars team at a smaller local unit whilst at the same time being part of one of the World’s largest privately-owned companies. Mars is a workplace with a dynamic and informal culture but with clear principles that has guided us to prosper for a long time.

The position is placed at Mars Nordics office in Ørestad (just minutes outside the center of Copenhagen and 25 minutes from Malmö C).


We review applications on a continuous basis, therefore please apply as soon as possible You apply with your CV and cover letter through the form.

For more information about the job please contact Demand Planning Manager Nicola Volpi ( / +4552188250).

For more information about the recruitment process please contact Recruitment Consultant Jonna Warnerbring ( / +46707956090).

We are not able to accept applications via e-mail.

About Mars
Mars Nordics is a subsidiary of Mars Inc., one of the world's largest privately owned companies established in 1911, now with over 100.000 Associates worldwide and expanding with new opportunities and generating annual revenues of more than $33 billion. Mars is a global leader in chocolate, pet care, gum, and food and has world-class brands that have been around for more than 100 years. Mars Nordics is marketing a range of well-known brands such as SNICKERS®, M&M'S®, TWIX®, MARS®, PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, UNCLE BEN’S®, and DOLMIO®. Mars Nordics is a part of the European organization, employs over 260 Associates, and has its Nordic hub in Ørestad, Copenhagen.

Mars is a value driven company, our five principles serve as our compass for how we conduct ourselves and how we work at Mars. Associates put our Mars Principles into action every day
through our work and our relationships with our consumers, customers, business partners, communities and one another to make a difference for people and the planet through our performance. Our Nordic offices are WWF Green Office certified, meaning we focus on reducing our environmental impact on waste and electricity. Mars is a value-driven organization that deeply believes in its associates’ potential. For more information, please visit

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