Demand Management Manager

Wabtec Corporation



Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Key missions of the position:

A demand manager is responsible for forecasting and planning the supply of products or services. They work with a variety of stakeholders to determine what will be needed in the future, when it will be needed, and how much will be required.


  • Maintain a constant relationship with the Sales, Finance, Sourcing, Manufacturing and Engineering teams to understand and capture the demand forecasting drivers.
  • Challenge the forecasts from the stake holders and the usual runs ( historical data, market trends, Budgets, market dynamics, Customer business plan) with relevant data analysis.
  • Drive forecast accuracy
  • Coordinate the customer projects with supply planning.
  • Tune the forecast and inventory rules/MRP set ups according to the demand and market trends/dynamics
  • Analyse qty and financial forecast
  • Drive Demand review and SIOP meetings with internal stake holders for a planning horizon of 18 months.
  • Monitor, Analyse and drive convergences and divergences versus the business plan/sales budget.
  • Prepare short term sales forecast.
  • Capture customer demand and schedule Distribution orders in the MRP after each Demand review cycle.
  • Provide Order acknowledgements to the customer and drive internally to meet and or exceed customer supply expectations.
  • MIS on sales and Demand (Firm+ Forecasts)
  • Drive and achieve Demand planning KPIs

People Management: YES ; Number of people : --- 3

Budget Management:  Yes

Required Candidate Profile


  • Any Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of Demand planning and inventory planning
  • Proficient in MS tools (EXCEL, PPT etc)
  • Good Communication skills in English
  • Good knowledge of any ERP/Planning Module – Preferred knowledge of M3 ERP
  • Proficient in SIOP process.
  • Exposure to Sales Force applications will be an added advantage.
  • Talent Management (coach, train, develop and retain).
  • A quick learner and aptitude of IT applications/tools

Professional Experience: 7- 10 years

Key Competences (Transversal/Professional)

Competence & Level

Knowledge of working of MRP/Planning Module : Proficient

SIOP process : Proficient

Demand Review process : Proficient

Data Analysis : Proficient

Communication skills : Proficient


 English is must

Tamil and Hindi would be added advantage

Other Specifications

Highly customer centric

Go getter


Team play

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.