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Kiera
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19148 Lucile Junctions
Detroit
MI
19148 Lucile Junctions
Detroit
MI
Experience Experience
09/2015 – present
Philadelphia, PA
Demand Planner
Demand Planner
09/2015 – present
Philadelphia, PA
Demand Planner
09/2015 – present
  • Performance Management - establish targets for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) track performance, and take actions to improve
  • Work closely with Sales Channel Managers, Finance, and Business leadership to create and manage Demand Forecasts for supply procurement, and distribution
  • Develop short & longer term demand forecasts to assist business management in development of business and sales plans
  • Cross-Functional Teamwork – work with Corporate Logistics, 3PL’s, IT, and other functions within the business to improve supply chain performance
  • Develop and publish key forecast accuracy metrics. Analyze data to identify potential sources of forecast error. Develop action plans to improve performance
  • Work with Product Manager to manage combined forecast for a product category, ensuring overall forecast is in line with company targets
  • Assist in the ongoing development and maintenance of demand planning processes and systems to improve forecasting accuracy
11/2009 – 03/2015
New York, NY
Demand Planner
Demand Planner
11/2009 – 03/2015
New York, NY
Demand Planner
11/2009 – 03/2015
  • Manage SCM matters by organizing demand forecast received from OEMs and coordinating with relevant stakeholders to manage supply chain management issues
  • Support the development of Demand Management systems and Continuous improvement initiatives
  • Manage supply issues and develop alternative plans where delivery schedules cannot be improved
  • Work with Marketing Communications Manager to provide information for press releases, marketing communications, customer spotlights, etc
  • Perform daily Sales Order Management activities to maximize Service Level, Cycle Time, & On Time performance
  • Report on overall forecast accuracy production scheduling performance and assist in efforts for continuous improvement
  • Assists management in setting product performance metrics
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Pepperdine University
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Skills Skills
  • Good time management especially in submission of reporting to meet the dateline Deadline conscious, a strong sense of accountability and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to run highly effective meetings
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in addition to effective decision making skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to be detail oriented and be able to work independently and under pressure while handling a variety of duties simultaneously
  • Detail oriented with the strong ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and gain proficient use and knowledge of demand planning tools
  • Able to make very good decisions, quickly and to stand by them
  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and is willing to learn
  • Strong business acumen and good knowledge in reporting tools (such as Forecast Bias and Weighted Forecast Accuracy (WFA))
  • Highly self-motivated individual with a solid attention to detail
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Interact with Sales and Marketing to understand Customer plans and other demand input
  • Identify gaps and opportunities across business lines or entities
  • Ensure alignment of final demand to Sale plans
  • Identify supply risks, opportunities, constraints and potential solutions
  • University Degree or High School
  • 2-5 years working experience
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Teamwork skills
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supports the Head of Demand Planning in defining and establishing “best in class” demand planning processes and driving continuous improvement activities
  • Educates Marketing, Sales and/or Retail on demand forecasting process and requirements
  • Partners with one or more of the above stakeholder groups to generate a monthly perspective on unit demand
  • Leads historical and statistical data modelling work to provide initial feed into monthly demand view
  • Partners with Supply Chain Management on various situations including delivery constraints, pull forward, operational issues / opportunities, and fielding forecasting questions
  • Consolidates demand plan for review by Head of Demand Planning
  • Works with Head, Demand Planning to identify disconnects between business stakeholders and between Demand Plan and Financial Forecast
  • Facilitates meetings with key business stakeholders to review identified gaps and generate solutions to close them
  • Manages monthly business planning meetings including Sales / Marketing review to discuss current trends and risks / opportunities to business
  • Successfully implements Business Planning meetings for adidas brand
  • On time and full for Business Planning requirements submissions to HQ
  • Flags irreconcilable issues to Head, Demand Planning for problem solving and escalation as needed
  • Assists with the development and roll-out of tools to support demand planning efforts and data collection
  • Supports the development and monitoring of KPIs to track forecasting accuracy and other key metrics
  • Commercial and business acumen to facilitate resolution of disconnects between sales, marketing and or retail
  • Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. relationship management, facilitation)
  • Minimum 2 years of operations experience within a large Footwear, Apparel, Sporting Goods, or Consumer Products organization and with increasing degree of responsibility
  • Preferable experience in the sports or clothing industry
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Find and provide initial forecast of all new articles with no history
  • Interface with business partners
  • Drive the consensus of the unconstraint Demand between Channels and Brands
  • Support the Demand Planning Manager as needed in the SBR & MBR Meeting
  • Analyse and define the OTB (Open To Buy) on based on the unconstraint demand and the respective IDL target
  • Define, review, adjust and finalize Demand Planning Signal prior to sending to Purchasing
  • Align the Demand Planning Signal with Marketing and Channels
  • Support the DP Manager in preparation of the Stock Meeting to identify Inventory issues and to be able to define Action Items together with the Business
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Minimum 3 year of demand planning experience within a large sales organization
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Degree in supply chain, business or similar, with APICS an advantage
  • At least 2 years' demand planning experience in a fast paced environment, ideally FMCG or any other highly regulated environment
  • Must have advanced Microsoft Excel in relation to Demand Planning
  • Experience of an ERP system a strong advantage (SAP)
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be familar with technical Terms within the Demand Planning Field
  • Experience with stock obsolesce is highly beneficial
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead forecasting process for European regions according to our corporate business calendar
  • Manage all facets of demand plan in Pelyco (forecasting program) i.e. key user for Pelyco
  • Development of plans at product code level and by region, understanding the affects of the economy, market trends, turns and assortment planning. Take actions when needed to allocate volumes in situations of shortage
  • Monthly rolling forecast
  • Coordinate with supply chain to ensure optimal sales, in-stock and turn metrics
  • Develop and maintain relationships with product management, sales management, supply chain and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate and align the forcast process with NA
  • Support general projects within the Operations & Finance department
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  • Ensure high performance in the demand planning process Steadfast adherence to local and global timelines
  • Manage the drumbeat and cutoff models within Demand Works – Smoothie
  • Validation of data integrity and cleansing of data prior to forecasting Resolve issues related to the integration of information between systems (Smoothie, SIS, adirace)
  • Conduct statistical forecasting as a baseline Aggregated and article level forecasting / proportionality
  • Find and provide initial forecast all new articles with no history
  • Interface with business partners Drive consensus in the forecast between Channels and Brands
  • Facilitate the consensus through 1x1 meetings with the marketing team
  • Preparation of the FBP Business Segment Template in alignment with all areas (Marketing, Channels & Finances) considering the 4 main metrics as there are: Volumes
  • Review, adjust and finalize netting plan prior to sending to Purchasing Ensure year ending inventory is always within target, or that by consensus the market agrees to higher inventory with documented reasons
  • Bachelor degree: Industrial Engineering or related
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction
  • Sets high standards for quality and quantity
  • Monitors and maintains quality and productivity
  • Works in a systematic, methodical and orderly way
  • Consistently achieves project goals
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborates with business units to identify and resolve discrepancies between sales forecasts and demand forecasts
  • Collects business unit marketing data and incorporates it into statistical forecasting models to generate demand forecasts
  • Defines scope and business objectives for projects and writes project charters
  • Implements communication and performance enhancements to demand forecasting processes and systems
  • Measures variances between forecast and actual demand, analyzes cause and effect, recommends corrective action, and publishes results
  • Performs forecast systems user maintenance and refines model parameters to generate a statistical forecast
  • Forecasting using various forecasting techniques and algorithms in a consumer products or related environment (3 years)
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Working knowledge of the management of integrated forecast planning systems
  • Ability to use forecasting systems to develop strategic and tactical solutions
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creates and maintains demand and supply plans for CPE equipment and peripherals that ensure that both customer service and department performance goals are met
  • Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment with planning variables and product lifecycles
  • Performs inventory and financial reporting and analysis as needed for the CPE planning team
  • Assists in an on-going review of current suppliers and actively seek new suppliers
  • Coordinate with suppliers to facilitate expediting purchase orders to insure timely deliveries of the correct products
  • Serves as an agent to guide Cox's supplier diversity efforts by providing data monitoring, evaluation, status reports and program communication
  • Provides analysis of data regarding inventory control & trend reports to facilitate decision making
  • Provides guidance to the field personnel as required to ensure that physical control of warehoused material is maintained within acceptable standards
  • Assist in the establishment of min/max and reorder levels; identification of excess materials and disposal or transfer between distribution centers
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop 18-month forecast for finished goods at multiple levels of aggregation to support sales, service and inventory goals
  • Review historical sales trends and demand drivers, prepare forecast data, and evaluate statistical forecast models to drive productivity best results
  • Prepare presentation and lead monthly S&OP reviews; facilitate reconciliation of recommendations between cross-functional teams; resolve issues by presenting various alternatives for decision and S&OP reviews
  • Recommend and make consensus adjustments based upon changes in demand trending and inventory goals on a weekly basis
  • Monitor SKU levels and recommend SKU rationalization initiatives; proactively facilitate life cycle management across functional teams to optimize service and eliminate E&O
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for finished goods stocking levels to manage demand variation and support service and sales goals
  • Perform root cause analysis on key metrics including service, inventory turns, expedited freight, and forecast error. Drive corrective actions as a result of analysis to improve performance against metrics
  • Analyze and action daily both internal and external open order reports to support sales and service goals; coordinate with supply sources and Commercial OPS to re-align demand to supply
  • Proactively communicate with Commercial OPS team supply issues and order delays
  • Identify excess and obsolete inventory; recommend and drive disposition
  • Develop and maintain standard work on key processes
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Deep dive into style/color plans by channel and/or sub-channel Identify opportunities to drive style and material performance to increase top-line sales while mitigating bottom line risk
  • Reconcile Style/color plans to Merchandise Classification plans
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Merchants, Sales, Marketing, and Visual to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the JDA Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool and JDA Enterprise planning for reconciliation
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, retail management, marketing or related field preferred or equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years in planning or forecasting field required
  • Outstanding organizational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize workload, and concurrently manage multiple projects
  • High level of analytical thinking and attention to detail with strong aptitude with retail math and forecasting methodology
  • Proven ability to build productive cross-functional relationships
  • JDA, Demand Planning and Enterprise Planning a strong plus
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2+ Years’ experience in a similar role
  • High level of numeracy and advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to communicate with a wide range of departments
  • Ability to achieve high levels of accuracy with detailed analysis, whilst working within a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to translate analytical briefs into commercial insights
  • The ability to assume responsibility for tasks and workload, and work using own initiative
  • A desire to take on more responsibility and develop your role
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the forecast planning process, and use it as an enabler of effective business planning and a Supply Chain optimization tool
  • Define sales forecast for a Business Unit, in collaboration with Marketing, Finance and Sales based on historical sales
  • Lead the forecast monthly validation meeting with the General Management of the Business Unit
  • Lead the supply planning process, manage procurement plans and define adequate supply parameters
  • Lead end month supply planning alignment meeting with the suppliers
  • Collaborate with Copacking Planner to ensure the best copacked products availability
  • Manage stock call-off according to the stock level, and the portfolio fluctuation
  • Engage and challenge with suppliers to solve issues linked to shortage, quality issues, shipment delay, and all related supply issues
  • Support on Demand and Supply Planning continuous improvement
  • Prepare Supply Chain monthly catalogue Newsletter and Monthly Brand KPIs report for Business Unit
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Thorough understanding of Demand /Supply Planning
  • Understanding or experience of customer / supplier relationships
  • IT literate (Microsoft Office). Excellent working knowledge of Excel is necessary
  • Numerical and analytical abilities
  • Experience of working with SAP is preferred
  • Good organisational skills and ability to meet occasionally tight deadlines
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Technical Competencies
  • Third level qualification in Business / Supply Chain Management / Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 0-2 years previous experience in a similar demand planning position
  • Excellent understanding of Logistics and Supply Chain Management processes
  • Mathematically minded with excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills to interpret and apply results from raw data
  • ERP experience (Epicor knowledge and experience desirable)
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (with particular emphasis on Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & Access
  • Behavioral Competencies
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving ability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Self-starter who is innovative and displays initiative
  • Change management & Continuous Improvement mindset
  • The ability to drive projects through to completion
  • Attention to detail and a high level of data & reporting accuracy
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously, and as part of a team
  • Forward Thinking
  • Time, Tasks & Results Oriented
  • Highly customer Oriented
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creation and development of SKU level forecast through analysis of sales data and liaison with commercial and marketing teams, ensuring that the forecasts accurately reflect company plans and future promotional activities
  • Ensure product life cycles are correctly maintained so that new products are launched in a timely manner, that end-of-life products are phased out in accordance with company plans and inventory targets, and that product substitutions are managed effectively
  • Participate in key meetings and forums, including the Sales and Operation Planning process culminating in Forecast Validation meetings, providing analytical data to support decision making and chairing discussion where required
  • Use of MRP analysis and SAP to build future procurement plan and stock orders from overseas suppliers to meet customer demand in-line with CSL and inventory targets
  • Collaboration with the Short Term Planning function to prepare and schedule monthly local production in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Collaboration with the Customer Supply Chain function to ensure clear and timely communication of relevant information to customers and commercial stakeholders, and to ensure the accuracy of demand and supply plans
  • Preparation of comprehensive monthly supply chain management reports, and other ad-hoc reports, within establish deadlines to assist in management making decisions
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the business unit catalogue in the forecast system. Coordinate with sales, marketing and controlling teams the release of new products and promotions on the market
  • Analyze sales forecast evolution including a weekly review with the main actors and build a forecast proposal based on historical sales
  • Ensure that the validated forecasts are integrated in the information systems
  • Establish the demand plan based on validated forecasts
  • Ensure logistical feasibility: exchange with central logistics on midterm issues ( capacity matching supply with demand )
  • Define the demand planning parameters taking account of service levels, stock levels and global supply chain cost
  • Ensure the success of launch and promotional plan by coordinating availability of finished products POS1 and POS2
  • Manage stock levels ( local & allocated upstream ) in line with country objectives and analysis of excess/obsoletes
  • Calculate the service level indicators and report internally and to international logistic
  • Develop flow planning practices to build a competitive advantage
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support line development process by creating initial consensus seasonal style level forecasts in collaboration with Sales and Merchandising
  • Support line planning, SKU management, and long range material planning by creating seasonal full-price sales forecasts at the style and style-color level
  • Determine and communicate forecast confidence, including risks and opportunities, to the Supply Planners
  • Understand, explain and track anomalies that affect the demand curves and category forecasts
  • Review and evaluate Sales Rep forecasts
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supply chain experiences (3 yr+), Negotiation with Sales and Marketing team to minimize the gap between forecasts and real sales and with the ability to infulent and support business growth
  • Good communication skills, analysis skills and problem solving skills
  • Good Excel is a must
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Timely maintenance of updated/revised demand forecasts into ACS projection system
  • Weekly review of replenishment EDI orders in comparison to projected demand forecast by account/style/color. Requires continuous collaboration to maximize sales opportunities and minimize inventory liabilities. Review should also include the viability of accepting the order and its potential future ramifications on the business
  • Participate in monthly replenishment review meeting by brand with GSC to make buys
  • Report and manage variances of annual, seasonal, and monthly sales budgets by account and brand to account demand forecasts. Strategize with Ret Analysts, Account Executives, and Finance at key inventory purchase deadlines to assess the risk of purchasing additional inventories to achieve sales forecast
  • Has high attention to detail & able to multitask/reprioritize in a fast paced environment
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  • Responsible for the demand management for a PPD brand(s), with the key focus being on producing, analysing and presenting the sales forecast on a monthly basis
  • Monthly presentation of the forecast for validation by all key stakeholders including the brand General Manager, Financial Controller, and the commercial & marketing teams
  • Ownership of the monthly forecasting process in line with agreed best practices
  • Managing the perfect execution of launches, promotions and discons in order to maximise availability and minimise obsolescence
  • Developing an understanding and ownership of the brand(s) key KPI’s including forecast accuracy, stock levels, SLOBs levels, and SKU count
  • Ensure good communication and overlapping with the supply planning team through monthly catch-ups
  • Accurate and timely participation in brand(s) KPI monthly reporting
  • To participate in wider project work and reporting activity as required
  • 1 degree (or equivalent), preferably in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Strong in MS Office packages, with advanced Excel skills an advantage
  • Analytical and pragmatic approach
  • Ability to manage complexity in a time pressured environment
  • Experience of planning within an FMCG environment
  • Experience of SAP and FuturMaster forecasting software
  • Genuine interest in supply chain
  • French desirable not essential
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  • Drive the demand planning process together with marketing, sales and controlling. Make sure correct process is being followed
  • Manage the inventory to make sure sufficient stock for sales and minimize bad stock
  • Analyse the sales forecast indicators and inventory related KPI; identify the reasons behind and corresponding actions
  • Manage procurement to plants and coordinate supply related issues
  • Conduct meeting with different parties on product supply and stock situation
  • Manage product catalogue including new launch and discontinue plan
  • Explore new opportunities for continuous improvement
  • University graduated or above, preferably in Logistics, Business or related discipline
  • At least 3 years solid working experience in demand planning, with experience in FMCG/counter management will be an advantage
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and able to work with people at all levels
  • Detail-oriented, responsible and able to work under pressure
  • Well organized, strong in problem solving and decision making
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Proficient in PC applications, particularly Microsoft Excel
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create and develop retail/shipment forecasts for all sellable SKUs as per accountability
  • Lead the monthly forecast validation meeting by providing analytical data to support decision making with key stakeholders
  • Liaise with Sales & Marketing to ensure forecasts accurately reflect company plans and promotional activities
  • Review validated forecasts with the Global team on a monthly basis, Responsible for all logistics KPIs (Forecast accuracy, stock, E&O, service rate, launch execution)
  • Manage execution of launches, promotions and discontinuations in order to maximize inventory availability and minimize obsolescence
  • Ensure that appropriate forecasting processes and methods are being followed and updated as needed. Maintain forecast system data integrity. Perform ad hoc analyses, as required
  • Partner with the supply planning team to adjust production parameters in order to optimize stock/costs throughout Supply Chain
  • Participate in Budget/LE building process
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  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities required
  • Excellent Excel skills a must
  • Full Circle experience a plus
  • Knowledge of key inventory performance metrics, turns, margins, etc
  • 3 years of related professional experience in merchandise, demand planning, forecasting
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages forecast and history exceptions at the item/channel level for replenishment and newness (item/store level, if needed)
  • Collaborates with Merchandise Planner to ensure bottoms up forecast aligns with Open To Buy financial planned forecast
  • Collaborates with Merchandise Planner on in season trend changes in business to impact future order needs
  • Collaborates with Merchandise Planner on pre-season planning projections for new items
  • Communicates shifts in SKU or store level trend to Merchandising and Merchandise Planner to influence Assortment Strategies
  • Works with Merchandise Planner and Merchandising to identify opportunities for SKU/store rationalization
  • Analyzes event uplifts using TXT event library in order to plan for future events
  • Performs strategic analysis, making parameter adjustments in order to increase forecast accuracy
  • Maintaining event library to ensure that system is optimized
  • Works with brand partners on forecast related projects
  • Ad hoc Analysis on Store level, Region level Opportunities
  • Projects as needed
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creation and maintenance of detailed records of all forecasts as well as various reporting tools in Excel and Business Objects
  • Manage all forecast codes on the sku level and maintain with accuracy
  • Prepare and support Monthly Demand Review Meetings
  • Prepare and support monthly collaboration meetings for key accounts to align. demand and ensure successful executions of various programs (introduction, maintenance, termination)
  • Responsible for various administrative and reporting functions within the Demand Planning department
  • Provide Ad Hoc analytical support to multiple departments and Senior Management for business decision making
  • 3+ years in forecasting, supply chain, retail planning, or other relevant industry experience
  • Experience in the supply chain software JDA is preferred
  • Highly self-motivated individual with a solid attention to detail
  • A team player with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and maintain accuracy in all work
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Communicates clearly in oral and written form
  • Demonstrates strong analytical capability. Uses logical thought process to solve problems
  • Adapts easily to changing situations and demonstrates flexibility in juggling priorities
  • 3 years planning and/or allocation experience
  • Retail experience required. Online experience a plus
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 4-year Undergraduate Degree, (MBA is a plus)
  • 3-5 years planning/forecasting experience for consumer goods company
  • Professional Certification is a not required but preferred
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Dynamics
  • Experienced with Manugistics or comparable Demand Planning software
  • Advanced functional knowledge and practical use of Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with SAP, BI and MFR and CAS reporting systems
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to work in a group or independently, self motivated
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excel - ability/aptitude to learn/create complex spreadsheets, using advance formulas
  • Flexible – ability to handle multiple projects, at the same time
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  • Previous experience in a similar forecasting/demand planning/supply chain role essential
  • Fully proficient in standard IT packages
  • Advanced Excel user essential for the role
  • High degree of numeracy and analysis
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of individual accountability
  • Is committed to deliver results, goes after the stretch target
  • Proactively seeks improvement, is a solution provider and a problem solver
  • Learns from successes and failures, looks for and reapplies best practices
  • Is resilient and flexible, adapts to new challenges
  • Remains focused on priorities while tackling obstacles
  • Embraces and accelerates change in a fast-paced environment
  • Thrives on challenges and keeps a healthy attitude under pressure
  • Demonstrates sense of urgency but knows when to act, when to wait
  • Is willing to work with others and focuses on customer needs
  • Takes advantage of processes and work systems, follows them with discipline
  • Escalates issues before they become problems
  • Collaborates easily with others, sharing information and adapts to different working styles
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast models to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Monitor sales and operations planning progress by consulting and coordinating activities with Sales and Supply Chain teams to ensure proper and timely execution of forecasts and sales plan. Develop analytical tools and reports to maximize sales and reduce obsolete/slow moving inventory
  • Make style level recommendations for make to stock or make to order based on strategic channel drivers, marketing promotions and required inventory levels
  • Evaluate New Product introductions by analyzing targeted distribution and sell through versus actual. Identify opportunities and risks and collaborate with Sales and Supply Chain Planning to make adjustments to demand plans
  • Experience with formal sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting, and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • Strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills a must
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process
  • Light travel may be required
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2-5 years in demand or inventory planning
  • 2 Years of experience with JDA Demand Planning and JDA Collaborate in a consumer goods or fashion industry required
  • Relationship management — Advanced
  • Customer engagement — advanced
  • Leveraging information — advanced
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop strong working relationships with sales, product, procurement, and finance teams which support the S&OP process
  • Collect and organize appropriate and accurate data required to support timely and intelligent decisions
  • Works closely with S&OP team to understand business unit goals
  • Effectively maintain forecasts for ~2,000 SKUs in various Optics categories
  • Ensure all phases of the product life cycle are managed efficiently and accurately by facilitating new product introductions, migrations, and end-of-life activities for assigned regions
  • Work with Sales to develop and monitor monthly/seasonal/yearly forecasts at the “top-down” and “bottom-up” levels translating dollars to units and vice versa
  • Compile/prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed
  • Lead cross-functional projects that positively impact company performance and are recognized by upper management
  • Be a source of knowledge and guidance for other team members
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  • Min. Bachelor Degree from any discipline
  • Min. 2 years working experience in related field
  • Good communication and strong drive
  • English is a must
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  • Create high quality baseline demand forecasts and forecast analytics
  • Understand business objectives for launch and forecast management and integrate that information into the statistical baselines and the demand planning processes
  • Achieve or exceed the forecasting goals and KPI targets, supporting corporate/department goals and KPI targets as directed
  • Collaborate with Demand Planners to optimise the results achieved through the statistical management of the baseline
  • Create monthly, quarterly and annual analytics to support the business needs for better information in decision-making
  • Drive continuous improvements in the baseline process and results
  • Represent/own the statistical processes and workflows in any system maintenance (realignments, upgrades, etc.) to ensure uninterrupted quality and service to the business on all statistical baseline forecasting
  • Conduct training and education sessions as needed to support the demand planning process, both within the demand planning team and across the organisation as directed
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and creativity in solving problems and the ability to appropriately communicate and escalate as needed to management
  • Act as a role model to the department and organization with regard to work ethic, integrity, and team approach
  • At least 3 years of business experience in Statistics, Supply Chain management, I.T. or related fields such as Finance or Operations
  • Experience with ERP (Oracle) transactional data is strongly preferred
  • Prior experience with forecasting/demand planning software, Oracle Demantra strongly preferred
  • Experience working across teams in a matrix organisation
  • Business experience in the medical device or related industry
  • Excellent, demonstrated quantitative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of applying statistical principles to improve results
  • Strong negotiation & influencing skills with demonstrated strength in interdependent partnering
  • Proven ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organization
  • Ability for decision making, to work under time pressure, accuracy, prioritization and capacity to make good judgment in special situations
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree. MBA or related degree is preferred
  • Must have general knowledge of business forecasting processes in Finance, Supply Chain, Marketing, and Field Sales organizations
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistical theory
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in a second language at international divisions is a plus
  • Available to travel and available to provide on-call support after working hours
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Effectiveness in prioritizing and juggling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Bachelors’ Degree
  • German conversational abilities, fluency a plus
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s in supply chain or related field
  • 5 – 7 years of experience in demand planning or supply chain – bonus points for bicycle or other consume/recreation-related roles
  • Expert level proficiency in use of Excel, Oracle and Discoverer
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  • Process Development: Develop and manage the Demand Review process for assigned product groups. Develop process with Product Development for assigning “like style” information to all new products. Formalize process for applying the demand inputs to a baseline statistical forecast. Develop the Demand Plan review process. Communicate with business regions on process change, calendars and timelines
  • Data Maintenance and Creation: Support the S&OP process by providing data, analysis and reporting. Create and publish the seasonal forecast to internal key stakeholders. Engage with Product Development in creating a joint forecast for margin reviews. Audit and review planning tools
  • Calendars/Timelines/Communications: Develop and maintain the seasonal forecast calendars. Maintain master calendar dates
  • Analysis and Reporting:Establish process for leveraging statistical forecasting to produce an accurate, informed demand signal. Prepare, analyze, and review aggregated Demand Plans against Financial Plans and Sales Plans to identify gaps. Prepare, analyze, and present forecast view & performance of key initiatives. Continue to develop existing forecast error analysis. Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis. Completely own, present, and represent the consensus Demand Plan in the monthly S&OP process. Own the development of COGNOS demand signal/forecasting reporting
  • 5+ years of relevant business experience
  • Logility Demand Planning application experience a plus
  • Expert-level skills with Excel spreadsheets
  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and report writing experience (Cognos)
  • Process-minded nature – proven ability to apply industry Best Practices and “think outside the box”
  • Knowledge of outdoor industry products and retail trends helpful
  • Understanding of buying behavior differences by sales channel (Wholesaler, Distributor, and Retailer)
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; strong ability to influence
  • Self-directed and able to work independently
  • Ability to travel (10%)
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Exercises effective communication skills in performance of tasks/projects with internal and external customers to meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Provides reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques including determining root cause analysis and development of corrective action plans Demonstrates a sense of urgency, ownership, commitment and focus on the appropriate priorities in developing solutions in a timely fashion
  • Applies Garmin’s Mission Statement & Quality Policy and exhibits enthusiasm for and a desire to see Garmin succeed
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency and knowledge of current Microsoft Office software including PowerPoint, Excel and Access
  • Demonstrates ability to learn and gain proficient use and knowledge of demand planning tools
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Distribution Resource Planning (DRP) or Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) and other planning tools required to perform essential functions of this role
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of supply chain processes relevant for performing planning function
  • Must possess knowledge of one or more of the following areas: Order Administration, Sales, Sales support, Forecasting or Demand planning
  • Candidates with previous work or internship experience working in a manufacturing environment are preferred
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead weekly HOT Title consensus meetings for areas of responsibility
  • Assume responsibility for forecast based on input from divisional stakeholders (Sales, Marketing, Editorial, and Finance), release schedule, revenue potential and historical usage/trends
  • Revise forecasts and recommend changes as required based on actual usage, trends, promotions, new product introductions, and revised sales plans
  • Advise Sales, Marketing and Business Units of problems and significant variances between existing forecasts and actual usage
  • Pass consensus forecast to Supply Planning through APO/DP
  • Conduct continuous analysis of actual usage and develop sales trends as compared to forecasts
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare and review monthly saleable forecasts with related analysis. The accuracy of the unit forecast has a direct impact on company inventory and customer service levels. Reconcile forecasted units to Gross Sales financial forecasts to ensure reasonableness
  • Analyze competitive data and POS sales data (IRI Rankings, product mix, retail pricing, top selling promotions) to utilize as a tool in unit and gross sales forecasting
  • Work with NPD and Marketing groups to determine time-lines for the collection of promotional and new brand (or new sku) forecasts
  • Compile and coordinate seasonal programs, specifically saleable gift items, sales aids and public relations items. The completed forecasts are used for production and shipments to specific Business Units
  • Coordinate monthly Forecast Consensus Pre-SOP meeting with Marketing, Planning, and Sales for review of gross sales and unit forecast at brand and Sku level. Present analysis of forecast models
  • Using forecast pro, MAS 90 generate reports that support S&OP processes at OPI
  • Gather qualitative information from Sales and Marketing as it affects future unit forecasted demand, including follow-up of out of stocks with Planning and Operations
  • Active participation in weekly Low Inventory Review meetings with Planning
  • Prepare strategic and ad hoc analysis. This analysis can be brand specific or overall strategic in nature
  • Provide initial forecast plan for new brands by distribution channel, with volume projections for the first two years of launch
  • Work effectively as good team member
  • Encourage others to support the organization
  • Act as Global liaison with Affiliates on program updates, changes, requests
  • Demonstrate leadership in engaging and working with internal and external resources
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
  • 4 years' experience in Demand Planning
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Familiar with SAP, BI and MFR and CAS reporting systems
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
  • Professional Certification
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Apply tactful influence in a matrix organization, while being a strong communicator and team player
  • Develop, maintain and publish demand plans and scenarios based on Business Development, Sales and Marketing strategies
  • Own ATP available to promise process (both automatic as well as manual-allocations when required) based on direction from business development, sales, marketing and finance balancing strategic retailer performance as well as margin preservation
  • Promote a synergistic interaction between all participants in the demand planning process
  • Lead the S&OP Sales and Operations Planning process among Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Product, Supply Chain, Finance teams
  • Perform DRP inventory balancing analysis between regional fulfillment DCs
  • Create kitting plans across each regional fulfillment DCs in support of orders/forecast
  • Manage production plan and delivery allocation for external partner subcomponents (i.e. Microsoft Controllers)
  • Operate the CPFR (collaborative planning forecasting and replenishment) process with B2B retail and distributor partners
  • Robust understanding of CPFR collaboration process with B2B retail partners in Americas, EMEA, and APAC
  • In support of the Business Development, Sales and Marketing, participate in QBRs (Quarterly Business Reviews) with key B2B customers to review delivery, flexibility performance and improvement plans
  • Gather and publish customer delivery performance dashboards and metrics
  • Create and maintain relevant reports and executive summaries on a regular (weekly/daily) basis, required by management to support the business
  • Achieve deep knowledge of demand sources (sell-through analytics, channel inventory, retailer distribution centers imbalances, upcoming promotions, seasonal events and trends) and create modeling tools to depict them
  • Identify demand-side risks and countermeasures to the consumer product launch plan of record
  • Support ERP “plan to produce” modules (sales orders, available to promise, fulfillment) prior to ERP B2B Go Live date
  • Robust understanding of collaborative planning process with customer partners
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • For each forecast milestone event, validate the channel roll-up of sales, inventory, margin, and style/color productivity metrics meet team, channel, region, and company goals
  • Assist in setting team goals for revenue, gross margin, inventory, and style/color productivity that meet overall channel/regional financial metrics
  • Generate, and publish the demand plan, and update forecast consumption. Ensure accuracy of the channel level demand plans. Manage forecasts in SAP
  • Provide analysis to support decisions to deploy in-season promotional and markdown strategies that meet inventory and financial goals
  • Work across the matrix to insure all necessary data is available and accurately noted so financial metrics can be validated
  • Communicate risks and opportunities to stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Collaborate with Merchants, Buyers, and Supply Chain Management on seasonal channel buy strategies to support product initiatives, maximize in-stock, and inventory productivity
  • Provide ongoing communication to the relevant teams/stakeholders regarding channel financial performance
  • Participate in monthly and seasonal product adoption events, sales forecast meetings, and S&OP meetings. Drive demand reviews and gap closure
  • Demand Planning (5+ yrs)
  • SAP (5+ yrs)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (5+ yrs)
  • SAP BI and SQL (5+ yrs)
  • Strong analytical capabilities (5+ yrs)
  • Tableau (0-3 yrs)
  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) (5+ yrs)
  • Ability to collaborate and influence cross-functionally (5+ yrs)
  • Footwear or Fashion Apparel Demand Planning Experience - Required
  • BA Degree in Supply Chain or Business - Preferred
  • 5+ years of related work experience - Required
  • Ability to thrive in an environment with evolving processes and a high degree of ambiguity - Required
  • Ability to work with limited supervision - Required
  • Exceptional Follow-through skills - Required
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review historical sales trends, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and finance to research and understand demand forecast drivers to ensure that current and accurate information is used for the demand forecasts
  • Research and reconcile forecast variances and refine the forecast models to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Develop and present forecast accuracy and performance reports to identify problems and opportunities and make recommendations for improvements to the demand plan
  • Lead and coordinate the cross functional actions and tasks involved in meeting the necessary timelines to launch or transition new products
  • BA/BS college degree required with at least 5+ years’ experience in demand planning, operations, or supply planning fields
  • Working knowledge of SAP/APO and Forecasting system is required
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Background in master scheduling, forecasting, procurement and planning
  • Experience using Oracle/Demantra or other demand planning software in an ERP environment
  • Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing
  • Operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • Extreme accuracy
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
  • 5 years related experience
  • Experience with MRP functionality
  • Knowledge of key inventory performance metrics, turns, margin contributions, etc
  • Collaborative skills in resolving long and short positions in inventory
  • Business or related degree with strong preference for qualification or training in Statistics
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designing and generating monthly, quarterly and annual forecast reports
  • Ensuring the delivery of accurate forecasting assigned on product categories on a regional basis
  • Actively liaising with suppliers in order to manage new product introductions and end of life demand forecast managements
  • Interpretation of global asset and regional inventory strategies to identify risks and opportunites
  • Proactively facilitating, re-engineering, best practices & consensus between functional experts
  • Good understanding and proven track record of forecast and demand methodology
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills
  • Sound knowledge of forecasting and planning systems for instance JDA or SAP
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support Demand Planning Manager and Brands to develop the consensus forecast for the brands based on statistical forecast and sales & marketing activities such as promotions (GWP, local sets) and new product launches
  • Become a valued business partner for the Brands Management team
  • Basic DP Skills minimum (CLAS assessment) >5
  • Basic conflict management skills
  • One to three years experience within the Supply Chain or Sales Planning process areas preferred
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the process of collaborative demand forecasting for sales and rental units in all assigned market regions
  • Generate a baseline forecast through the statistical analysis of historical sales and rental data
  • Gather qualitative inputs from the marketing, sales, and service teams to enhance the baseline statistical forecast and to improve accuracy and bias. This will include identifying future pricing strategies, sales promotions, and product line changes
  • Facilitate demand review meetings with cross functional teams with the goal of finalizing a consensus forecast
  • Provide analytical support the Sales and Operations Planning process
  • Report and monitor forecast accuracy and bias. Identify root cause and corrective action when targets for accuracy and bias are not met
  • Communicate stock level information to regional leadership
  • Engage with Innovation Teams/New Product Teams to support supply chain planning associated with global new product releases
  • Develop and co-ordinate stock-out mitigation plans across a cross functional group including: manufacturing, service and marketing
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience in supply chain planning, sales forecasting, or financial analysis
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with ERP, MRP II, MRP, SCP, or DRP systems Production process troubleshooting experience required
  • Intermediate knowledge of meeting management including agenda design and group facilitation
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of time series forecasting models such as moving averages
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships with internal customers, internal/external suppliers and fellow team members at all levels
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of applications (Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.)
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in visual data display and analysis including the appropriate use of tables, charts, and graphs
  • Experience working effectively with cross functional teams with remotely located team members and stakeholders
  • International travel required
  • Demonstrated experience with Sales and Operations Planning
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with the brands to provide input into the new product expectations and assumptions at the appropriate stage of the innovation process for new products
  • Validate new product projections in collaboration with sales, marketing and finance with regards to demand assumptions. Validate and communicate cannibalization factors
  • Measure new launch performance through a set of standard reports, metrics and KPI’s
  • Responsible for delivering a financially aligned, consented demand plan at brand level. The brand marketing teams’ input of marketing intelligence has to be incorporated in the sales assumptions
  • Collaborate with finance and brand Management to validate sales assumptions and aid in the preparation of the financial estimates
  • Review the markets’ reconciliation of new and regular businesses
  • Own and run the pre (branded) SI&OP meetings
  • Presents alternative scenarios and assessment of risk and opportunities around the branded demand plan
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, or Economics
  • At least 5 years combined experience in at least two of the following: financial analysis, forecasting, supply chain, and/or marketing
  • Strong command of English, both verbal communications and written
  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of the Company’s Business across the commercial and supply chain functions
  • Demonstrated record of successfully working with Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain
  • Demonstrated experience in creative problem solving
  • Experience working in a matrix organization
  • Strong business acumen and good knowledge in reporting tools (such as Forecast Bias and Weighted Forecast Accuracy (WFA))
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecast extrapolation
  • Adherence to the observance of local and global timelines and deadlines
  • Liaise with cross-function departments (Marketing, Finance, Purchasing)
  • Good SAP knowledge (APO & AFS)
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Word)
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for managing Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process for assigned regions
  • Provide strong customer support to assigned region
  • Continuously monitor inventory levels and actively reduce liability
  • Develop analytical reports and tools to meet the needs of the assigned business unit
  • Track sales performance, inventory, and back orders to measure demand planning performance
  • Establish and meet global timelines for demand planning deliverables
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work independently to develop a multi-period demand plan using statistical analysis and management input. Compare demand plan to statistically generated forecast and key channel forecast to analyze and understand exceptions
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop and maintain statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast to reflect updated sales and merchandising assumptions
  • Own, manage, and conduct monthly consensus forecast review sessions with cross functional team members. Provide clear and consistent analysis to help the decision making process
  • Provide demand-planning expertise to Global Business Units to influence business strategies and decisions, and provide leadership and coaching to team on forecast related topics
  • Work proficiently within the Company and Department systems and reporting tools
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Deep dive into style/color plans by channel and/or sub-channel; identify opportunities to drive style and material performance to increase top-line sales while mitigating bottom line risk
  • Reconcile style/color plans to Merchandise Classification plans
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus building approach by working with Merchants, Sales, Marketing, and Visual to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the JDA Demand Planning software as the forecasting system tool and JDA Enterprise planning for reconciliation
  • Provide input to the Inventory Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • High School Graduate required. Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, retail management, marketing or related field preferred or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2+ years in planning, forecasting or related field required
  • JDA, Demand Planning and Enterprise Planning experience a strong plus
  • Omni Channel experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to communicate with all levels across the organization
  • Ability to build and maintain good rapport with both internal and external customers to handle situations with confidence and tact
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize workload, and concurrently manage multiple projects
  • Flexible, adaptable with the demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Resourceful with the ability to make decisions and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Understands the key business drivers and uses this knowledge in own work
  • High level of attention to detail with strong follow through skills
  • Computer skills to include navigational ability in a networked environment and proficiency in Microsoft Word; intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrates ability to solve a range of problems with the ability to analyze solutions
  • High level of analytical thinking with strong aptitude in retail math and forecasting methodology
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Fact based information presented clearly and concisely
  • Understanding of stakeholders and their requirements - strength in listening
  • Customer facing capabilities
  • Strong influencing & negotiation skills - ability to influence cross functionally, across multiple levels within the business and with customers
  • Attention to detail with an ability to adapt / present for various stakeholder requirements
  • Demonstrates an ethos of continuous improvement
  • Time management skills - has the ability to correctly allocate time in line with business requirements of the role
  • Ability to facilitate governance sessions to achieve desired outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to build partnerships with all key internal stakeholders and customers to deliver on category & business objectives
  • Demand planning experience in a similar role at a similar level required
  • Relevant Third Level Degree or equivalent
  • FMCG environment experience is desirable but not essential
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervision
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Allocation of resources
  • Machining
  • Tool & Die
  • Design and sequence of operations
  • Assigned to small projects or discreet tasks within functional discipline
  • Still learning the fundamentals of the discipline and role
  • Typically has limited experience within discipline
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the management of the process of the estimate of the demand
  • Calculation of the forecast for 12 months on units and values
  • Monitoring indicators; service level,, forecast accuracy, obsolescence, slow-movement and discontinued products
  • Monitoring of launches and promotions in the forecast
  • Minimum 1 year in similar positions as demand planner in consumer goods or cosmetics companies
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Be the coordinator of the monthly forecast process and guarantee the quality and consistency of global forecast
  • Ensure sales forecasts accuracy and the building of turnover through the piloting of the sales forecast process
  • Build the baseline forecast using modeling and the input of marketing and sales
  • Challenge and consolidate the promotions and launches sales forecasts projected by the Sales and Marketing teams
  • Provide consistent analysis of the forecast accuracy with constructive feedback and learningsto identify the ways of improvement
  • Ensure that forecast process is done collaboratively and qualitatively with marketing, sales, supply chain and finance teams
  • Be responsible for the catalogue management and contribute to its rationalization
  • Participate and contribute to the improvement of the processes and information systems related to his/her activity and be the referent of his/her job in his/her countries
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • Knowledge of Future Master and SAP/APO is an advantage
  • Experienced with other software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process
  • University degree in economics
  • Excellent English knowledge¨
  • 2 years of experience on demand planning or business planning position
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for supporting sku-level demand planning forecasting responsibilities to support N. America Sales region; including Canada, US, and Latin America. In addition, will ensure that all forecasts reflect life cycle strategies and are in line with both market share and financial objectives
  • Responsible for the development of sku-level forecasts that drive production to allow for the achievement of the annual financial objectives including regular business, new product launches, and promotions
  • Develop sku-level forecasting methods that support and align with N. America sales revenue, margin, and life cycle planning objectives from a bottoms-up Channel & Key Account perspective
  • Interfaces with Category Managers, Sales Teams, Marketing, Supply Planners, Program Management, R&D, and Finance to obtain information necessary for the forecasting process
  • Prepares demand data and conducts detailed statistical analysis to provide best demand forecast accuracy
  • Support Demand Planning (for Clubs/Packaged Sets/Balls/Softgoods/Accessories) that oversees the N. America Lifecycle Strategy and Demand Planning efforts for over 9,000+ SKU’s and $400 Million worth of product and component procurement
  • Consistently delivers forecast accuracy results that drive inventory levels, as well as service levels that meet or exceed targeted thresholds for regular business, new product launches, and promotions
  • Ensures constant improvement in all aspects of forecasting processes that result in higher accuracy levels for regular business, new product launches, and promotions at a sku level
  • Keeps informed of current best-in-class practices, processes, and techniques and brings them into the organization as appropriate
  • Improves forecast accuracy by effectively analyzing sources of forecast error and recommending appropriate action plans
  • Develops and publishes key forecast accuracy metrics and analyzes prior forecasts to identify potential sources of forecast error, and develops action plans to improve accuracy
  • Instrumental in driving EOL process by managing N. America sku demand and product plans to a consensus EOL date and action plan. Responsibility requires a deep understanding of product profiles and risks as they relate to regional markets and product plans and long range replacement product introductions (R&D Product Landscape)
  • Result oriented with strong ability and desire to effectively lead and manage a project from start to finish both in time and with the desired outcomes
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of Business Object and Business Warehouse reporting platforms preferred
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain preferred
  • Knowledge of valuation and financial modeling
  • Solid presentation skills
  • Ability & willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • Bachelor Degree (B. A.) in Finance, Accounting, or Business required
  • Minimum of 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate with sales, marketing and controlling on building Demand Forecast and related analysis, ensure forecasting process is being followed by all relevant parties
  • Conduct meeting with different parties on Product Supply and Inventory Situation
  • Manage procurement to plants. Ensure the validated forecasts are integrated
  • Manage Boutique inventory according to the aligned process
  • Prepare and analyze the sales forecast indicators. Identify the root cause, potential risk and corresponding actions plan
  • University graduated or above, preferable in Logistics, Business or related discipline
  • At least 3 years solid experience in demand planning, with FMCG/counter management is an advantage
  • Detail-oriented, responsible and able work under pressure
  • Well organized, strong in problem solving and decision making independently
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is a must
  • Full familiarity in PC applications, particularly in Microsoft Office Excel, SAP
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Uses Demand Manager system to maintain the forecast. Builds scopes and sessions that include all product to be forecasted for the upcoming season and the customers and territories to be forecasted
  • Provides detailed history to the field on prior season to be used as the base for the new season. Notes issues with the history such as stock outs, late deliveries or cancelations and make necessary adjustments
  • Collaborates with Sales Management and the TM's to collect forecasts at scheduled intervals during the season as well as in between as new information is available. Revises the demand signal based on this new information and informs the supply chain via detailed reporting
  • Analyzes data and interprets the direction of the forecast and makes modifications
  • Keeps inventory informed of all issues and sudden forecast changes in order to reduce overbuys or capitalize on opportunities within the buying windows
  • Represents sales at consensus meetings. Support the current forecast with backup analysis. Understand what the styles are and what is still to be booked
  • Troubleshoot issues during the season such as customers booking the wrong color, add/drops
  • Provides reporting and analysis on the forecast to include customer level this year vs. last year comparisons, weekly change analysis and customer penetration analysis
  • Monitoring bookings deadlines and communication with the Territory Managers if forecasts need to shift out
  • Maintaining safety stock
  • BS Degree in business or related field
  • 2+ years in analytical role
  • Experience in planning, buying or allocations is a plus
  • Intermediate or better understanding of MS Excel
  • Prior experience with data mining system
  • Prior experience using demand manager
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs strategic analysis, making parameter adjustments in order to increase forecast accuracy which optimizes purchases and store replenishment
  • Analyzes event impacts to baseline forecasts and ensures appropriate sales lifts are applied to future events
  • Works with Merchandising and Merchandise Planning to identify opportunities for SKU/store rationalization
  • Provides Core/Basics sellout forecast to Brand partners
  • 1 to 2 years retail demand planning experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office, with advanced Excel skills
  • Flexible; team player
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintaining the integrity of the UK forecasting system
  • Monitoring the forecast for front and back-list products and promotions
  • Work with planning and inventory teams to ensure continuity of supply
  • Provide support with any queries on possible data anomalies
  • Conduct monthly demand planning meetings with appointed business representatives
  • Manage the sign-off process for consensus demand plans following demand review meetings
  • Ensure that the final consensus Demand Plan is available according to required timetables
  • 2+ years of forecasting and/demand planning experience in a publishing or retail environment
  • Proven history of availability, forecasting and inventory management
  • Proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • Ability to lead multi-functional activities, analyse large volumes of information, and resolved complex issues in a rapidly changing environment
  • Calm under pressure, with strong analytical, organisational, decision making and presentation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Innovative approach, forward thinking, able to think outside the box
  • Strong belief in delivering results as part of a team
  • Familiarity with the print publishing business an advantage
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) desirable
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the demand management for a brand with the key focus being on producing, analysing and presenting the sales forecast on a monthly basis
  • Monthly presentation of the forecast for validation by all key stakeholders including the brand General Manager, Financial Controller, and the commercial and marketing teams
  • Managing the perfect execution of launches, promotions and discounts in order to maximise availability and minimise obsolescence
  • Degree (or equivalent), preferably in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leads the development of demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons
  • Closely coordinate and communicate customer event activity plans with supply planning
  • Drives consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative S&OP process with sales, marketing, manufacturing and finance personnel
  • Supports Supply and Production Planning organization through key inputs for development of inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Maintain demand planning systems
  • Supports CBG LSS initiatives through data analytics and continuous process improvement
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) combined years of experience in a supply chain, logistics, transportation, customer service and/or operations role
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain Management, Operations, or Logistics
  • Existing working knowledge of relevant demand planning systems and/or demonstrated ability to learn and apply systems knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to transform data from multiple sources into actionable business intelligence
  • Experience utilizing Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills
  • Experience representing the Supply Chain organization on business teams
  • APICS certification or willingness to pursue
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proficiency with ERP systems (e.g., SAP) and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in Demand Planning process including best practices, technologies, processes, procedures and tools
  • Experience working for a multinational organization and working with colleagues internationally
  • FMCG foods industry experience
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leading and driving the periodic planning cycle with the National Account Managers
  • Implementing CI techniques to build forecasting expertise
  • Using your influencing skills across supply chain and sales to ensure alignment behind key assumptions driving the forecast
  • A robust drive for results
  • Strengths around priority-setting
  • Comfort around higher management
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Determine and communicate forecast confidence, including risks and opportunities, to the supply planners. Lead monthly demand-supply integration meetings providing front-end insight to lessen impact of significant lag errors on prior forecasts
  • Lead the monthly consolidation of forecasts across team clusters so that demand review and new product reviews are conducted as part of the integrated business planning cycle
  • 3-5 years experience with any one of the following: planning, inventory management, commercial analysis, operations, buying/procurement, financial analysis, and/or logistics/distribution
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • University degree qualifications (Bc or Ing/Mgr), Economics is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Knowledge of MS Office (mainly Excel)
  • Advanced spoken and written English in combination with Czech/Slovak is a must
  • Analytical skills and logical thinking
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Initiative, open minded, flexible and reliable person
  • Very strong independency and ability to decide and be responsible for own decisions
  • Local or international mobility in the future
  • Working experience within demand planning is an advantage
  • Interesting and challenging work in Finance or Operations (or other) related department
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • Potential to grow within the company, Finance or Operations department preferably
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Participate in commercial Sales and Operational Planning process by leadership of individual demand review meetings for business needs by providing accurate and timely analysis on the forecast to improve and adjust future horizon
  • Acts as a link between Marketing, Category Solution, Sales, Finance and Supply Planning ensuring active cooperation and effective communication to interested parts
  • Analyzes business trends, products’ potential, and events which impact demand
  • Closely cooperate with Foresight and Regional Supply Planning team for demand planning and production needs
  • Ensure proper communication on forecast is transferred to Supply Chain
  • Provides accurate and timely analysis of inventory position in order to manage the excess and SLOB
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop an aggregate demand forecasts and supporting assumptions on a monthly basis for use in the Demand Review and S&OP Meetings
  • Develop short & longer term demand forecasts to assist business management in development of business and sales plans
  • Establish, maintain, and utilize forecasting tools and processes for developing the demand plan. Key forecast inputs will include forecast tools based on sales history , input from sales & marketing and evaluation of industry/macro economic trends
  • Develop and manage key KPI’s to measure the accuracy/bias in demand forecasts to drive improvement
  • Develop demand forecast for new products and/or new markets, working with product and industry marketing as appropriate. The key forum for this will be the monthly New Product Introduction meeting
  • Develop demand forecast for products being deactivated (Phased out) in consultation with Marketing and sales
  • Be the day-to day point of contact for supply planning, including the master production scheduler, to manage change and balance supply/demand to achieve optimal balance of customer service levels and supply chain efficiency
  • Collects data and assists in decision making for the Business Units for Supply Chain issues including:- lead time requirements, manufacturing, inventory levels, warehousing, customer prioritization
  • Minimum of a degree preferably in a technical or commercial discipline
  • Good English skills
  • 2 plus years’ experience in forecasting, sales, marketing or finance is preferred
  • High level oral & written communication skills, and can see the “big picture”, while paying attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Capable of presenting forecasts with supporting analysis and assumptions
  • Preferably a good understanding of Supply Chain functions
  • Understand linkage and impact between business processes and forecasting
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  • Improve forecast accuracy by driving the monthly product demand forecast cycle, utilizing the existing statistical forecasting application. Validate data inputs to the forecast and review and fine tune the statistical forecasts, where applicable
  • Utilize exception management and root cause analysis to identify forecast deviations and issues for correction by collaborators
  • Monitor the demand plan performance (forecast error, accuracy, bias) by measuring actual versus planned performance at multiple planning levels. Prepare performance metrics and distribute to collaborators as feedback for continuous improvement
  • Develop a demand-based revenue plan by business unit for comparison against annual business plans and financial forecast updates. Challenge the sales a0nd marketing assumptions when significant deviations occur between the demand-based revenue plan and the business plans
  • Deliver the unconstrained demand plan to Supply Planning in the required format
  • Represent Demand Planning at the Supply Planning and S&OP meetings
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related degree
  • 3-5 years of applicable Demand Planning experience
  • High level of proficiency with common ERP systems, especially JDA and SAP (Materials Management (MM), Production Planning (PP)
  • Position requires a high level proficiency with MS Office, primarily Excel and Word
  • Advanced technical or business degree, MBA preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma project experience and/or Green Belt
  • Advance proficiency in the use of MS Access to design and execute complex queries and reports
  • Strong leadership, communication, analytical, and problem solving skills to drive decisions and build consensus among stakeholders
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Optimize Stock Turns and Inventory levels whilst maintaining required service levels,
  • Develop and monitor Monthly Sales Forecast/Demand plans with input from Sales, Operations and Product Management,
  • Lead S&OP processes,
  • Conduct regular supply/demand reviews with Manufacturing sites and Suppliers to ensure inventory availability,
  • Perform Demand/Supply Gap Analysis and identify issues/actions,
  • Maintain Inventory and Planning parameters in ERPs,
  • Manage Purchasing activities for selected BU,
  • Identify and manage slow-moving and excess inventory,
  • Analyze and present inventory and demand/supply reports to the management,
  • Provide guidance to junior team members on supply chain issues,
  • Assess suppliers’ performance and implement appropriate corrective actions, &
  • Coordinate closely with sales, Customer Service,warehouse and logistics to meet customers’ expectations and requirements
  • Diploma / Degree in a related discipline or equivalent working experience,
  • 5-8 years of related experience in multinational company,
  • Good planning and organizational skills,
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Computer literate in PC applications - good knowledge of Excel, Access and Word,
  • Experience in MRP systems, inventory management a plus,
  • Experience in SAP would be beneficial,
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and multi-tasking, &
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a related demand planning role
  • Perfectly bilingual, both written and spoken
  • Proficiency with ERP systems, planning systems, and replenishment systems an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office products (Power Point, Excel, Word, Project and Visio)
  • Knowledge of forecasting processes, forecasting systems and statistical analysis
  • Solid experience working with senior management
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a cross-functional team environment
  • Attention to detail, whilst maintaining a strong sense of summary and ability to synthesize
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Participate in relevant supply chain meetings, i.e…E&O, and account based SNP
  • Maintain forecasting system and material requirement planning system to maximize the demand plan
  • Work closely with other functional areas during product introduction and end-of-life as part of the product life cycle management
  • Self starter that is focused on continuous improvement
  • Experience with Supply Planning preferred
  • Experience with statistical forecasting preferred
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 7-10 years relevant work experience; 5 or more years’ experience in forecasting, planning, scheduling, MRP and procurement
  • Strong analytical skills with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy; demonstrated ability to use data to develop actionable recommendations
  • Knowledge of demand planning processes – including Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and experience using ERP statistical software modeling
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and consensus-building skills
  • Extensive data analysis experience using programs such as Microsoft Excel and strong mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of key performance metrics: service, inventory turns, margin contributions, etc
  • Experience in managing product life cycles
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage SCM matters by organizing demand forecast received from OEMs and coordinating with relevant stakeholders to manage supply chain management issues
  • Carry out inventory control and reconcile the discrepancy in inventory, if necessary
  • Analyze OEM s ’ vehicle sales as well as any business matters related to OEMs to better understand OEMs business status
  • Manage monthly sales planning, and chargeback and obsolescence claims
  • Assist sales manager to resolve daily ad-hoc issues including quality issues, etc
  • Review, prepare and submit RFI/RFQ sourcing documents by discussing with HQ engineering/sales/planning teams
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • As part of a demand planning function, develop customer demand forecasts and reports at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons
  • Build monthly customer and product forecasts incorporating Sales and Marketing information, concentrating on both the 1-3 months and 4 – 24 months periods
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, evaluate forecast results, and prepare reports. Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from Sales, and Finance
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and finance to understand demand forecast drivers. Review sales plans, aligning forecast with sales plans, financial targets, and customer demand drivers
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software – INFOR (and SAP), as the primary forecasting system tool
  • Support Supply Chain SAP (e.g. MRP) data integrity, particularly with Make-to-Order and Make-to-Stock Finished Goods
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs. Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning. Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts
  • Facilitates continuous improvement of the forecasting process towards service improvements, stock reduction and inventory health, and monitoring together with Supply Chain performance via agreed KPIs with reports and review processes for continuous improvement
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, operations management or finance
  • 3-5 years of experience in demand analysis, forecasting, or planning, with seasoned understanding of service levels and stock and their drivers and methods to improve
  • Experience with ERP/MRP particularly SAP is required
  • Experience with INFOR or other software related to demand planning is preferred
  • This position requires strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Update refining receivers in SAP, applying correct terms and settlement date, and entering a precious metals estimate for forecasting purposes
  • Prepare initial and final settlement worksheets in excel database, based on customer’s requirements
  • Coordinate PM shipments with corporate transportation
  • Invoice divisional settlements on the SAP system
  • Coordinate shipment of OSR material using international and BASF transportation guidelines
  • Conduct assay exchange with OSR, insure timely metal return, and debit OSR pool account via SAP
  • Record SAP transactions for all material movements between Seneca and internal BASF customers / tollers
  • Record and track all OSR shipments / settlements
  • Reconcile inventories at Toller’s and OSR’s
  • Gather and prepare CCM Supply Chain KPI’s
  • Generate weekly and/or monthly metal return summaries, metal yields, metal retention, and reserve dollar reports
  • Month-end metal pricing reconciliation / daily entries
  • Support annual physical data inventory
  • Support / backup area planners through backlog and demand analysis
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Database PC Software
  • SAP Transactions and record maintenance
  • Customer communications and support, transportation and purchase order document processing
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Thorough knowledge of Refinery Information System, SAP EHS
  • Adhere to established safety, health and environmental policies and procedures
  • Participate in incident investigations
  • Accomplish day-to-day and recurring EHS activities
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure on time delivery of ACSP orders to East Asia Distributors and other customers in scope
  • Establish and continuously improve Weekly Customer Service Update Cycle
  • Deliver timely, accurate sales forecasts using appropriate planning tools, statistical methods and S&OP processes to account for promotions, seasonality and the like
  • Align forecast with the planning and launch of new products to ensure minimum inventory obsolescence exposure and customer service risk
  • Process orders for ACSP shipments to East Asia distributors and other customers in scope
  • Establish effective working relationships across the business functions to gather and communicate Demand related inputs
  • Identify, recommend and execute continuous improvements to the demand flow processes and procedures, with specific focus on forecasting platforms and inventory strategies
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and maintain the 18 month rolling demand forecast for customers
  • Develop and track key forecasting KPI's such as sales order/contract fill rate, forecast accuracy etc
  • Work closely with the Commercial team in the development of the collaborative forecast for total customer base
  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques, method, and approach
  • Work with Commercial and Planning teams to develop allocation plan (demand prioritisation)
  • Advise Commercial team of variances between current forecasts, plans and actual
  • Conduct current and future forecasting analysis
  • Hold monthly sales and operational planning meetings
  • In conjunction with Production Planners develop objective safety stock targets per product
  • Maintain weekly stock reports vs. plan and generate action plans to address imbalances
  • Establish and monitor service level KPI's for the Demand Planning function
  • Identify and lead demand planning system enhancements required to adapt to changing business environments, processes and products
  • Co-ordinate Customer/Commercial new product introductions into the Supply Chain
  • Manage and control demand flow from sales proposal to sales contract to insure demand entering planning systems is in line with capabilities
  • Work with Order Fulfilment team on a weekly basis to ensure that customers are meeting their forecasted targets for the month
  • Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Accounting or related fields
  • 3 to 5 years Supply Chain Management experience
  • Capable of working with cross functional teams to deliver accurate consensus forecasts
  • Excellent computer skills and good command of Excel
  • Exceptional analytical skills; detail oriented and well organized
  • Knowledge of demand management, forecasting processes in sales, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analytical ability to interpret data, trends and events (route – cause analysis)
  • Process Oriented
  • Follow up, communicate, gather and combine information within internal areas and link external information
  • Ability to collect data, consolidate and manage it using computer applications such as Excel
  • Communication skills to deal with internal areas and external such as DC Lachen
  • Proficiency in the operation of computer applications (Outlook, Excel Power Point, QlickView, SharePoint)
  • Willingness to travel, fluent English spoken and written
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 5 years + experience in demand planning
  • Minimum 2 years + Statistical forecast modeling experience
  • Intermediate Excel experience (must be able to do Pivot tables, look-ups and Nested If-then statements)
  • APICS/CPIM or equivalent certification
  • Individual should have strong problem solving and analytical skills including the ability to create advanced Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong work ethic, do what it takes to get the job done-approach while maintaining high business ethical standards
  • Strong organization, time-management skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Developing operational forecasts at multiple levels for multiple
  • Developing sales trend, researching demand drivers, preparing forecast data, developing statistical forecast models and evaluating forecast
  • Interaction with the sales, marketing and finance functions to understand demand forecastdrivers
  • Managing the VMI inputs, purchasing systems and supplier relationships to ensure stable product supply
  • Preparing and maintaining business reporting
  • Reviewing Transport costs and generating annual budget information
  • Executing projects to reduce cost, improve service level, optimize inventory and extract value for the Supply Chain
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in a supply planning position
  • Tertiary level qualifications in business or equivalent. MBA/CPIM/CPSC would be highly regards
  • Demonstrated proficiency in forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of financial and operational impact
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in order to continually improve the outcomes in and beyond their area of direct responsibility
  • Effective communication and time management skills
  • Proficiency in SAP or other major ERP system
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for forecast analysis and strategic demand planning to meet business unit, regional, and functional group goals and objectives on national level
  • Analyze material movement at the regional level
  • Develop supply plans based on business rules, lead times, unconstrained forecasts, customer orders, safety stock requirements, bills of material, etc (as applicable)
  • Participate in process of validating and/or contributing to identification of key items and priorities
  • Refine statistical forecast models and amend forecasting polices to continually improve process efficiency and/or forecast accuracy
  • Implement business rules / practices for the planned acquisition of inventory on a timely basis and in a manner that maximizes flexibility of that inventory
  • Where possible, conduct like-item analyses (using previous order / forecast history)
  • Identify gaps and reconcile discrepancies between dollars and units by demand stream
  • Review results from daily demand report and enter updates as needed
  • Resolve exceptions to balance Supply and Demand; attempt to resolve supply and demand imbalances among PDCs; collaborate with relevant business leads in making decisions and tradeoffs that balance supply and demand; update supply plan with any changes required to execute the agreed supply plan
  • Facilitate the coordination of resolution plans for out of stock items
  • For back-order and re-order items, monitor and execute follow-up activities (eg. advise the fulfillment locations regarding timeliness of availability, additional supply chain costs and resulting ramifications on margin, etc)
  • Analyze and monitor demand planning performance KPIs across the supply chain which drives service improvement and inventory optimization
  • Coordinate with procurement and engineering to determine whether or not low-activity items should be re-ordered
  • Collaborate with other planning team members, procurement, and relevant business leads to resolve out of stock or stock shortage situations
  • Work closely with all functions (Marketing, Finance, Sales, Network, Engineering, etc) to formulate, implement and execute forecast and continuous improvement strategies and incorporate product life cycle, promotion and event information into demand forecasts
  • Determine time phased net requirements
  • Attend collaborative team meetings; provide input; elevate demand planning issues for discussion / resolution
  • Prepare for daily / weekly exceptions management meeting
  • Perform tracking for current supply chain projects
  • Attend S&OP Meeting; elevate unresolved supply planning issues; provide input and execute follow-up activities
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Gather, analyze and validate data
  • Execute statistical modeling software and review resulting statistical forecast
  • Review sales plans, customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers
  • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, and finance
  • Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel
  • Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion
  • Achieve consensus with the business side and the demand chain
  • Maintain demand planning system and software
  • Monitor trends in forecast error
  • Work with regional S&OP and Distribution Resource Planning (DRP) teams in weekly Sales Operations Execution (SOE) to adjust and prioritize Sales Orders
  • Determine and communicate forecast confidence, including risks and opportunities, to relevant functional groups
  • Report demand forecast key performance metrics and assumptions to internal stakeholders
  • Measure, analyze, and report key process metrics and monitor adherence to key performance indicators
  • Develop, monitor and communicate reports on forecast accuracy to Business Unit and Supply Chain organizations, and drive continuous improvement
  • Execute on customer replenishment with excellence, and communicate to the Supply Chain group, opportunities and risks regarding customer replenishment performance metrics
  • Standardize, automate and publish Available to Promise (ATP) report
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, operations, engineering, mathematics or a related field. An MBA is a plus
  • 5 years minimum experience using PC based applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
  • 5 years working in a team-based environment
  • 5 years working in a cross-functional collaborative environment
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Order and export document handling for assigned export markets
  • Demand planning for assigned markets
  • Provide support to responsible Sales Leader in specific markets/regions
  • Coordinate goods inspection, letter of credit and bank payments
  • Monitor payments status and send payment reminders
  • Order, billing and credit handling for service as well as complaints
  • Updating systems with current customer data
  • Actively work with process improvements in Customer Service
  • Administration of price lists and customer information
  • Upper Secondary School
  • Experience and/or education in export handling
  • Experience and/or education in demand planning
  • Experience and/or education in freight forwarding and/or logistics
  • Highly organized and ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate with and gain confidence of co-workers within the company as well as external contacts
  • Customer focused, both internal and external
  • Fluent in Swedish and English
  • Very good PC skills (EdiCom, Word, Excel)
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitors inventory levels to ensure adequate supply maximizing service level as well as identify risk from excess inventory. Identifies trends at the sku level through ABC analysis, point-of-sale data and account usage reports
  • Provides Director, Inventory Planning & Forecasting with key analysis and direction of forecasts to maximize decision making ability
  • Manages purchasing process for new and active items from overseas manufacturing plants using rate of sale, door counts, seasonality and 3-6 month production lead time, optimizing control of inventory expenditures
  • Monitors, identifies and coordinates other internal and external inventory locations to improve supply efficiency and order fill rate
  • Fosters consensus and collaboration in the planning process through working with the Sales, Product, Marketing and Corporate Planning teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • 2+ years’ experience in a Planning role
  • Ability to forecast, analyze and prepare statistical data and metrics
  • Ability to manage/mine data from multiple sources to create necessary reports and databases
  • Ability to extract conclusions from available data and “tell a story”
  • Expert PC skills, especially MS Excel and Access
  • 2+ years’ experience in Demand Planning
  • Professional certification (APICS or IBF)
  • Experience and understanding of fashion industry
  • Prior experience with planning software (such as SAP APO or Manugistics)
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demand Planning Process
  • Obtain daily Sales reports from Regional Sales Managers. Track sales and capture data into system
  • Understand market dynamics and trade stock levels large and small wholesalers
  • Review historical sales across Base and Promo and generate baseline forecast taking into consideration all seasonal movements
  • Receive all incremental activation sales plans from Trade marketing for trade promotions and Sales/Marketing for Consumer promotions. Consider all tactical promotions not in plan
  • Review Activities and understand potential implications/cannibalisation on base forecast for promotions
  • Consolidate total forecast and share plans with Sales Managers
  • Attend Demand Consensus meeting (IBP) to share forecast with key functions. Share data and analysis with team to support plans and to challenge team to drive the unconstrained, realistic and stretched plans with the aspiration to meet M+24
  • Support Demand Manager to reach Consensus for forecast and provide input into Demand Review
  • Circulate agreed forecast at sku level to the Demand Manager for approval prior to circulation to the supply team. Track Sales during the month
  • Management Reporting
  • Sales Reporting – Generation, review and publication of Daily/Monthly Sales Reports for the internal business
  • Sales Forecasts – Generation, review and publication of Sales forecast Reports / templates on a monthly basis
  • KPI Reporting – Review of Sales Forecasting Accuracy and Bias on a monthly basis with linkage into the Demand Review Process and Business KPIs
  • Process Development
  • With the support of the Demand Manager, CS&L and Sales, develop effective WOW and build trust with the Distributors to effectively forecast the category and brands
  • Develop and optimise internal Management information and processes to support the reduction in manual work and to bring our systems and processes closer to our key customers
  • Support the development of Demand Management systems and Continuous improvement initiatives
  • Degree level qualification
  • Proficiency in IS and planning systems
  • 5+ year’s commercial experience in Supply Chain and Demand planning
  • Strong Arabic and English language skills
  • Analytical skills for reconciliation of data and ability to review trends for forecast generation
  • Numerate and Technical skills to ensure robustness and integrity of the data produced
  • Strong Communication and Influencing Skills with good commercial awareness and with the ability to challenge when needed
  • 5 years Demand Planning and Supply Chain experience in FMCG environment
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Finance
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead and coordinate the sales forecasting process, both in monthly and weekly bucket
  • Challenge and work collaboratively with all Business actors (Marketing, Sales, Controlling), in order to build bottom up, update and follow up the global forecast, including baseline, launches and promotions
  • Be the main owner of baseline forecast, analyzing and cleaning the historical data, seasonality, trends and all the external events, as well as choosing the most suitable statistical models for an accurate forecast at all levels (from single SKU up to total Brand), on a horizon of 15 rolling months
  • Ensure the consistency and the consensus on global forecast in units and value versus the controlling trend, commercial objectives and historical sales
  • Be accountable and relevant actor in launch management, sizing per each new launch together with Marketing the most suitable pipeline and cruising quantities, estimating cannibalization effects and then following up the launch performances adapting the forecast reactively, also exchanging all relevant information with the factories
  • Optimize the catalogue (for both finished goods and other materials) challenging the Business for the best “in/out” rationalization
  • Be synergic with the other actors within Supply & Demand team, following closely the procurement owned by Supply Planners (call-offs, stock parameters)
  • Report and be owner of several KPI’s crucial for the Business as forecast accuracy at M-3 and M-1, inventories in value and coverage, slow moving and obsoletes, catalogue and service rate, proposing proactively the improvement actions to be taken
  • University Master degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Management or Economics
  • Preferably between 3 and 5 years of experience in Supply Chain, as well as internship experience or extracurricular activities next to your studies
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Advanced level of MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of SAP R/3 (MM) – APO are appreciated
  • A clear affinity with Supply Chain and preferably the FMCG business
  • Ambitious, confident and able to take initiative
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of the demand planning function
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast accuracy
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and commercial finance to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software (Logility) as the primary forecasting system tool
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning team to develop inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Collaborate with operations and inventory planning to develop a plan that maximizes asset utilization and supports excellent customer service
  • Facilitate a quarterly Executive S&OP with business leaders
  • Active involvement on definition of annual operating plan sales forecast and asset loading
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use computerized inventory software system to research and reconcile inventory discrepancies
  • Work closely with Manufacturing, Distribution and Supply Chain to insure perpetual inventory system is timely and accurate
  • Plan, monitor, and report results of cycle counts and physical inventories
  • Analyze and report on inventory age, balance, and coverage
  • Monitor and report on rework inventory. Track current balance, volume received, volume reprocessed and work with Quality department to insure batch control is maintained
  • Maintain Master Data in SAP is in the areas of Material Master and Bill of Materials
  • Monitor and report results of cycle counts at plants
  • Research and correct discrepancies and perform root cause analysis and recommend procedural changes as necessary
  • Monitor and report results of physical inventories
  • Plan and Purchase various finished goods
  • Assist as a department liaison to IT and other business partners on continuous SAP system improvement
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Translate key commercial initiatives (Projects, New Product Introductions) into demand plan with detailed cross-functional actions and manage ownership and execution of critical items
  • Collaborate with Internal customers (Sales, Marketing, Customer Service) to build consensus demand plan
  • Conduct monthly Demand Reviews with cross functional teams
  • Coordinate cross-functional activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Make recommendation to forecast adjustment and inventory target based on changes in demand and market trend
  • Examine forecast miss exceptions to improve the demand plan
  • Monitor daily orders for spikes to determine corrective course of action for supply chain and proper communication path for Customer Service Teams; Notify Marketing/Sales team of issues/challenges in the supply chain
  • Identify, communicate and implement opportunities for continuous improvement in the Demand Planning process
  • Develop and maintain standard work around demand planning process and analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution OR currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution with a graduation date no later than December 2016
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • 3 years of experience in Supply Chain
  • BS or BA within Engineering or Supply Chain
  • Lean Management
  • Experience with Sales Inventory and Operational Planning
  • Master scheduling or demand planning experience
  • Retail supply chain experience
  • Strong organizational skills, high attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with a strong customer service focus
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams
  • Strong learning agility
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develops Master Production plans and Finite schedules in support of inventory targets, customer service goals and manufacturing efficiencies for manufactured materials. Uses capacity planning tools to ensure valid schedules
  • Monitor orders, stock status, and MRP exception messages in SAP to support production ensuring materials are available to implement plan. Reviews and manage all schedule change requests
  • Identify, negotiate, and bring to resolution any demand/supply imbalances working with Marketing, Sales, Production, and Customer Service
  • Manage Inventory levels throughout the Supply Chain, consistent with local & SBU goals, for the products the planner purchases/schedules to minimize off-spec inventory generation
  • Recommends and pursues appropriate disposition of returned, damaged, aged and off-spec inventory
  • Aid in inventory control, cycle counts, production inventory, recertifications, and product transfers
  • Develop and maintain scheduling master data in SAP (BOMs, Routings, Work Centers, Lead Times, Safety Stocks, Lot Sizes, etc.) to generate planned orders
  • Monitor plant adherence to schedules and facilitate actions to improve
  • BA/BS degree in Business, Logistics, or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Demand Management and Sales Forecasting,
  • & Supply chain management particularly in a multi-channel supply chain environment
  • Strong leadership and change management skills
  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain Management concepts
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Works independently under general supervision
  • High effective data analysis skills
  • Excellent MS-Excel skills
  • Working knowledge SAP
  • APICS CPIM or CIRM certification or nearing completion of certification
  • Knowledge of querying/database/spreadsheet applications
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ownership & accountability of Nautica US wholesale demand plan synthesizing all inputs from sales, marketing, finance, and supply chain functions
  • Collaborate with internal cross functional partners to develop short and long range shipping & inventory forecasts for assigned channels
  • Work hand-in-hand with Supply Planning team to make decisions on product flow to support inventory management objectives and to satisfy customers
  • Analyzing and redesigning long-range forecasting models and processes
  • Provide business with ad hoc analyses as needed
  • Analytical: Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Communication: Excellent communication (oral & written) skills
  • Relationships: Develops collaborative and diverse relationships. High customer focus
  • Technical: Highly proficient PC skills (excel spreadsheets, word processing, and access database). Familiarity with forecasting software & ERP systems
  • Self Motivated: Motivation, flexibility, and attention to detail needed meet the demands of a fast-paced and passionate working environment
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons
  • Planning at a high level of detail and data in Excel
  • Review historical sales trends and seasonal trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Lead the process to understand demand forecast drivers. Partner with sales, marketing, and customer finance to be an insights driver and a contributor to business decisions
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile forecast variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Participation and lead the development of a consensus forecast for new item launches from ideation to commercialization in-market, and post launch stabilization to ensure success
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to drive forecast accuracy and provide recommendations to the demand plan
  • Evaluate promotional activities to establish meaningful projections for future promotional volumes
  • Collect and filter market intelligence from business partners to determine the impact to the forecast build assumptions, document and incorporate into creation for forecasts at item level
  • Development of long range annual volume forecast projections for planning / seasonal pack-planning for freshpack categories
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool
  • Works with production planning and deployment to translate consensus/financial forecasts into an sku level operational forecast for entire network
  • Drives the monthly forecast consensus process for assigned categories/brands with cross-functional partners to evaluate and align on 90 day detailed and full year consensus demand plan
  • Maintain and publish performance metrics, analyze cause and effect, and implement corrective action to prevent future occurrence
  • Lead the refinement and improvement of forecasting process and systems to improve results, customer service and operational KPI’s
  • Create and maintain reporting tools, within corporate system, to help manage the demand planning responsibilities. Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets
  • Understanding IT systems that support supply and demand planning to recommend and support changes to enhance the demand planning and S&OP process
  • Has a good understanding of related supply chain processes and the downstream effects demand planning has on them
  • Provides leadership and direction for business team on matters regarding supply chain, forecasting, and demand planning
  • Bachelors degree in logistics, statistics, business or other mathematically related fields
  • At least 2-5 yrs. experience in Demand planning, forecasting, supply planning Experience. Experience with a CPG company a plus
  • Experience with Cognos and Smoothie Systems is strongly preferred
  • Expert Microsoft Excel skillset
  • Excellent analytical, statistical, and organizational skills. Must be detailed oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to lead and influence other in reaching a consensus forecast
  • Previous Experience with statistical forecasting and related forecasting software, with understanding to cross-function supply chain concepts
  • Previous experience with working with detail and strong skills in analyzing data is essential, with attention to details and big picture trends
  • Experience with facilitation of Forecasting and Consensus meetings/discussions
  • Experience with using Reporting software tools a plus
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  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function
  • Creation of baseline commercial demand plan for assigned business, converting sales plans to unit plans
  • Review historical sales, seasonality, market trends and demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Interact with Sales, Marketing, Product Development and Finance to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Coordination of baseline plan with marketing teams for modification basis promotion, event and customer planning activities
  • Work proactively with Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Supply Chain personnel to avoid order shortages and excess inventory
  • Provide input to the supply chain planning organization in developing strategies on existing items, new products and product phase-outs
  • Provide proactive professional gap analysis of demand, financial and supply plans
  • Adjustment of baseline forecasts to include demand forecast exceptions provided by sales team
  • Lead participation in partnership meetings for the products and sales channels represented on behalf of regional sales & marketing team(s)
  • Provide root cause analysis and corrective actions to continually improve demand plan quality
  • Lead corrective action on behalf of regional SIOP team for demand plan accuracy, sales forecast accuracy, and/or supply plan accuracy
  • Partner with SIOP process team and plant planners to facilitate maximum customer satisfaction, stakeholder satisfaction and financial performance
  • Detail oriented and capable of producing high quality information on a sustainable basis
  • Strong organizational skills to maintain accurate demand and forecast records
  • Understanding of SIOP principles and practices
  • Previous forecasting/analytic experience preferred
  • Advanced Skills in Excel and proficiency in Demand Solutions or other statistically based forecasting tools
  • APICS / IBF certification or working towards a plus
  • BS degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Statistics, Operations Finance or Engineering
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  • Degree educated in Business, Mathematics or Engineering
  • 2+ years’ demand planning experience within FMCG space
  • Demonstrated ability to handle large volumes of data
  • Ideally have experience with APO DP module
  • Superior analytical and mathematical/numeracy skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills coupled with an ability to influence on key decisions
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Strong customer and commercial focus and understanding
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  • Data analysis and numeric skills with the ability to evaluate, analyse and present data
  • Practical and proactive approach to problem solving and process improvement
  • Solution oriented analytical planning skills
  • Organised and able to react to the challenges of a fast moving environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to deliver quality work to tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in at least one MRP system and strong Excel
  • Skills
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  • Balancing demand with supply, using relevant demand planning tools
  • Working with Product Management, Sales and Marketing to review and agree demand forecasts
  • Generate and submit planned purchase requirements, in line with agreed schedules
  • Work closely with Fender Global Planning teams and external suppliers to improve lead times, inventory holding and customer serviceability
  • Manage supply issues and develop alternative plans where delivery schedules cannot be improved
  • KPI reporting and control analysis on measures such as (but not limited to) Inventory, Supplier Performance, Forecast Accuracy, Fill Rate, Slow Moving and Excess Inventory
  • Graduate calibre with relevant Demand Planning experience
  • IT systems – experienced in use of SAP or other ERP system
  • Strong PC skills with experience of Microsoft packages
  • Excellent communicator
  • Resilient and able to work on own initiative
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  • Liaise with functional partners to ensure an accurate level of inventory is held to meet customer service levels within the season
  • Communicate any imbalance or potential KPI miss with options to mitigate for major events
  • Ensure that risk to business, demand associated, KPI’s are escalated within business-wide category planning forums with RCA and recommendations for mitigation
  • Validate product launches and deletions are accommodated to meet launch/deletion dates by customer
  • Ongoing review and development of the demand planning processes / strategies to continuously improve performance, sustainability and inventory optimisation
  • Develop strong communication and partnering links with Sales, Category Activation and Supply Planning to ensure that supply planning issues are captured, and where applicable are escalated within business-wide category planning forum
  • Coordinate, consolidate, resolve and communicate (within 0-18m) supply constraints
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  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to build effective relationships internally and externally
  • Comfortable managing complexity in a time pressured environment
  • A creative thinker and willing to challenge existing processes and propose solutions
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  • Develop and manage a forward looking (24 Months) aggregated demand plan at a SKU location level for specific Sales channel(s)
  • Work with Sales and Marketing teams to ensure that all promotions and new initiatives (events) are captured in the demand plan
  • Participate in the monthly consensus forecast alignment process while acting as an internal advocate for the Sales Channel(s) you represent
  • Evaluate and incorporate market trends in demand plan analysis where appropriate
  • Facilitate the cross-functional connectivity required within the monthly Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) process meetings in order to gain alignment to the consensus forecast, documenting and publishing forecast rationale and identification of risks and opportunities
  • Perform monthly root cause analysis to identify sources of controllable forecast error and mitigate in future forecasts
  • Review and publish monthly channel forecast and organizational demand plan metrics
  • Continuously improve demand plan accuracy and connectivity across the supply chain to ensure customer order service levels and inventory turns objectives are met
  • Proven ability to think analytically
  • Capability to manage multiple tasks/projects, priorities and deadlines
  • Understanding of statistical concepts and how/when to apply
  • Self motivated with positive attitude
  • Prior forecasting, modeling and demand planning experience
  • Experience in creating and giving presentations at various levels of management
  • Experience with statistical forecasting (SaS FAW/DDPO solution)
  • Forecasting certification (IIF, IBF etc…)
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  • Graduate with 1+ Demand Planning Experience an international business; commercial exposure and credibility
  • An excellent communication skill at all levels of the organisation
  • Flexibility in thinking and pragmatic problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal & leadership skills, able to influence people of all levels
  • Strong ability to review and identify issues and opportunities in business processes
  • Strong analytical skills – including commercial, financial acumen
  • Credible commercial and business awareness
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  • In close co-operation with the Commercial teams, create, monitor and revise forecasts for a portfolio of brands ensuring accuracy measures are met and continuously improved
  • Maximise customer service level for a portfolio of brands via effective liaison with factories and monitoring of daily forecast
  • Challenge sales teams where appropriate to ensure best supply and financial forecast
  • Where appropriate deliver improvements in supply efficiencies
  • Challenge the ‘status quo’ with the suppliers and within RB
  • Exceptional ability to manage workload and identify priority tasks to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong influencing / communication skills
  • Able to apply appropriate problem solving techniques to evaluate and resolve operational issues
  • Knowledge of supply systems such as ERP, MRP or DRP
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  • Coordination of monthly demand planning meetings with Sales, Marketing, Customer Marketing, and Manufacturing
  • Analysis of customer acceptance information and estimated market penetration estimates to develop estimates for new product introductions, identifying high side and low side risk to these estimates
  • Contribution to the implementation of processes and systems tools to develop a customer demand driven demand-planning process
  • Maintaining inventory at appropriate level to ensure high customer service, while meeting brand inventory targets
  • BA/BS in Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain Management, or quantitative analysis
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a demand planning or similar supply chain role
  • Experience with Customer Level Demand Management (VMI, CPFR) a plus
  • Previous experience using demand-planning software is preferred
  • Previous experience with relational databases, MS Access, and Advanced Excel functions is a plus
  • Must be self-motivated, willing to take risks, and comfortable leading the decision making process for cross-functional teams
  • Must have good negotiation & communications skills
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  • Aid in the communication flow of impacts to forecast and disseminate information
  • Monitor demand on a daily basis and communicate updated projections
  • Develop/maintain weekly forum with Product Supply
  • Maintain the accuracy of the database and play integral role in realignment activity
  • Report on overall forecast accuracy production scheduling performance and assist in efforts for continuous improvement
  • Achieve/maintain company super-user status for forecasting and inventory replenishment software applications
  • Assist in the documentation efforts for all new/existing processes
  • Experience in production/inventory/demand planning environment
  • Experience with any forecasting and inventory replenishment application software
  • Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge
  • Knowledge of Excel, Access, and Word
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  • University degree or diploma in Economics, Accounting, E-Commerce or Business
  • 3-4 years of experiences in a Retail or Wholesale Merchandising analysis/planning function requested
  • Experiences within the Apparel or Footwear industries preferred
  • Experiences in ERP (AS400/SAP) preferred
  • Has a very good understanding of reporting systems
  • Results-oriented team player
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  • University Degree
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Supply Chain / Planning / Customer Service
  • Advanced English language (Written, Spoken, Reading)
  • Good computer skills: MS Office (Excel)
  • ERP system experience is an advantage
  • Very good communication and customer orientation skills
  • Attention to details
  • Team player with very good collaboration abilities, well organized, able to prioritize
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  • 5+ years demand or planning experienced
  • Auto industry experience preferred
  • Skilled excel is must
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  • Develop, update and analyze of KPIs
  • Provide information to the different areas of the implications of the results in the Business
  • Propose correcting actions to implement in order to improve the performance, based on a formal process and reviewed with the rest of the areas
  • Unit Planning for budget process
  • Provide information for the different meetings / steps of the S&OP process
  • Deliver accurate and relevant information as well as different proposals and scenarios to the management team to make decisions and develop actions plans
  • Follow up of the actions plans agreed during the process
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1-2 years of Demand Planning or Supply Chain related experience
  • Analytical and/or ERP systems experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize quantitative and analytical skills to assess business situations and solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
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  • Build and maintain assigned customer forecasts, achieving forecast accuracy goals by customer
  • Function as the primary expert regarding demand for Belkin products at the assigned customers
  • Develop and use statistical forecasts to advise the team responsible for consensus forecasting regarding business assumptions and how various demand events impact sales
  • Identify and explain channel inventory and forecast risks
  • Analyze customer response to new products and use this to develop forecasts for new items
  • Work with Sales, Regional Product Management and Supply Planning to identify opportunities for meeting the demand in the event of capacity constraints
  • Support Supply Planning by communicating key issues and risks in the forecast
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements of Belkin
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required
  • Demand Planning experience in the specialized field of demand/supply chain management
  • Exceptional computer literacy, especially Excel
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  • Represent Demand Planning in the S&OP process and meetings
  • Conduct additional analysis projects as needed
  • 3+ years’ experience in supply chain or marketing
  • Experience with existing statistical forecast application
  • Prior experience with the applicable planning systems
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  • Lead consensus process for specific Business Channel(s)
  • Self-motivation
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Pro-active problem solving skills
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  • You support and execute the 18-months demand plan by generating accurate base demand forecasts, analyzing trends which impacts demand, and effective use of all Demand Planning system functionality
  • You share and transfer information and knowledge on a regular basis regarding product launches, portfolio optimization, rationale of commercial decisions, promotions and customer behaviors to influence Generating Demand
  • You initiate corrective action and ensure correct behavior of the planning by knowing and interpreting relevant KPI’s and keeping the necessary master data up-to-date
  • You measure and track performance to consistently improve Demand Plan Accuracy and minimize systematic forecast bias
  • When required, you participate or take the lead in continuous improvement initiatives for the benefit of the team/division/company
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  • Identify and document key forecast and planning assumptions during the demand cycle
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Business Management to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by leading a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel including the preparation and distribution of relevant material to facilitate the discussion
  • Create statistical forecasts including (1) gather, analyze and validate data, (2) execute statistical modeling software, (3) review resulting statistical forecast model and (4) application of error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
  • Maintain demand planning system and software including (1) enter and modify data and ensure, the correctness of product hierarchy (2) monitor trends in forecast error and (3) identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning and execution process
  • Perform risk and upside evaluations as needed
  • Preferred candidate has prior experience in demand planning, supply chain or business analyst
  • Educational Background: Bachelor degree in business, finance, mathematics, statistics or engineering (Master degree in industrial engineering preferred)
  • Minimum 3-5 years in a planning or execution related role
  • Experience in developing and utilizing a statistical forecasting process to enable consensus demand planning
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills to interact across organizational elements
  • Experienced in MS Office (especially Excel, Access)
  • SAP and APO knowledge preferred
  • Master degree in business, finance, mathematics, statistics or engineering
  • Expert level in the utilization of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience in utilizing performance metrics to drive continuous process improvements
  • MRP II process knowledge preferred
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification a plus
  • APICS certification a plus (CPIM or CSCP)
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  • BA/BS required
  • MS or MBA a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years demonstrated results in Supply Chain management, demand planning, production scheduling, and / or forecasting
  • Medical devices a plus
  • Microsoft Office proficiency – particularly in MS Excel. This position requires strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal & facilitation skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business
  • IBF and / or APICS certification desired
  • Knowledge of SAP/APO, Manugistics, Oracle Demand Planning, or other software related to demand planning is preferred
  • Expect 10-20% travel
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  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - diplomatic but assertive
  • Ability to juggle multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Customer focused: Willing to help at all times and go beyond areas of responsibility
  • Can work autonomously but is also a team player
  • Self-motivated and positive
  • Friendly, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Efficient with a “can do” attitude
  • Hands on approach to all tasks
  • Ability to understand and use analytical concepts to structure reports and analysis
  • Able to cope with changing priorities and handle a broad variety of tasks at once
  • Attention to detail - good at following up
  • Organised, systematic, logical thinker
  • Innovative – ability to generate new ideas and constructively challenge existing ways of working
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Can influence at all levels of a business
  • Able to demonstrate a background in demand and supply planning, with a good understanding of supply chain principles
  • Demonstrated project and change management experience
  • Able to demonstrate a background in supply chain reporting analysis
  • Experience with advanced supply chain planning systems, such as SAP R3, APO DP and/or APO SNP
  • High degree of computer literacy including sound knowledge of the MS Office suite of software
  • Advanced Excel and Access skills would be an advantage
  • Proven evidence of Medtronic Traits
  • Mission Values: Consciously works to bring the Mission alive
  • External Focus: Customer responsive, competitive and market driven, leads and supports Change
  • Clear Thinking: Translates complexity into simplicity, articulates crisply and clearly
  • Driven to Win: Passionate and driven, makes tough decisions in difficult situations
  • Inspires Others: Authentic and sets a vision to inspire performance and engage others
  • Executes: Takes accountability for and consistently delivers consistent decisions, actions and results
  • Boundaryless: Breaks down silos, collaborates across organizational boundaries
  • Global: Culturally agile, strives to understand diverse market needs and responds with creative and effective solutions
  • Integrity and Compliance: Practice the highest ethical standards and integrity in every aspect of my job
  • Understanding of ISO13485 would be an advantage
  • Sound working knowledge of EH&S / Risk Management / Workers Compensation legislation and Principles
  • Sound working knowledge of EEO and anti-discrimination legislation and principles
  • SAP system working experience
  • Degree in business or other relevant field would be an advantage
  • APICS certification or other such industry qualification would be an advantage
  • Lean/Six sigma would be an advantage
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  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our OEM productsaccording to customer needs and objectives
  • Schedule and facilitate weekly reviews with assigned customer(s) on supply chain information and product supply status
  • Prepare minutes of weekly reviews and maintain a running log of conversation and commitments made to our customers
  • Schedule and facilitate weekly reviews with the planning team to ensure proper alignment of customer needs and production plans
  • Supports an environment that promotes positive communication and interaction between departments
  • Responsible for matching the finished product level schedule with the customer orders/forecast in the ERP system for use in the planning process
  • Exhibit a passion for improvement and professionalism
  • Actively participate and contribute as member of CDD Niche Supply Chain Organization
  • Develops and maintains metrics to track performance and contribution for their area
  • Drive continuous improvement through PPI project participation and leadership
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable QS, ISO and FDA requirements
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required
  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or similar discipline
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in production planning/scheduling/customer service or a combination of those disciplines
  • General knowledge of Supply Chain procedures (planning, supply management, capacity leveling, product deployment and inventory control)
  • Familiarity with an ERP system and common software applications
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  • Responsible for supply chain processes, such as inventory analysis, order fulfillment, import/export operations and shipping, for a country or regional business unit with minimum supervision applying discretion and judgement
  • Compiles key metrics, produces reports, and analyzes data using IT systems for demand and supply matching activities
  • Analysis of backlog management
  • Gathers demand data from country and region for demand planning
  • Reviews current business process for regional and global business unit planning teams
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes (plan, source, make deliver)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of inventory analysis
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  • Preparing short and long term sales forecast in close cooperation with Sales and Marketing within S&OP process
  • Optimizing transport cost by avoiding any ad-hoc deliveries
  • Participating in the projects of new launches and coordinating them from supply side
  • Working closely with NPI and production planners in factories in order to verify and challenge production plans to ensure optimal stock levels
  • Managing obsolete stocks, to reduce their financial impact on the company P&L
  • Participating or leading any other projects in the supply chain area
  • Educational background in Economics or Technology
  • Job experience: at least 2 years’ experience in demand planning (FMCG, commercial side preffered)
  • Excellent business acumen and commercial understanding
  • High communication skills and ability to work proactively with commercial functions and external partners
  • Strong focused on the targets and KPIs
  • Approach to challenge status quo to achieve continuous improvement of performance
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  • Acts as the key Customer contact for shipment issues
  • Plans and places weekly production orders in compliance with customers purchase requests
  • Verifies material on hand and where it is needed to meet shipment schedules
  • Plans shipping schedules from manufacturing site; tracks and expedites shipments
  • Constant monitoring of assigned account(s) through the use of daily, weekly or monthly reports as required
  • Identifies potential inventory problems and takes corrective action which includes processing cancellations and order changes, expedition of special request orders
  • Proficiency with MS Office, specifically advanced Excel Skills
  • Strong mathematical & organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze spreadsheets, as well as, various MP&L situations and arrive at a recommendation to resolve
  • Ability to work as a team player in face paced environment
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  • Function as the primary expert regarding demand for company products at the assigned customers
  • Analyze factors that impact demand for company products (i.e. category trends, promotions and events, competitive products, and seasonality)
  • Work with Sales, Product Management and Purchasing to identify opportunities for meeting the demand in the event of capacity constraints
  • Support Purchasing by communicating key issues and risks in the forecast
  • Reports to Director/VP of Import
  • 5+ years’ experience in Demand Planning, preferably in consumer products or retail industries
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  • Contribute to S&OP process by providing analytics and supply data for accountable brands
  • Manage effective communication of on-going operations within Demand planning, Factory planning, Marketing and Sales functions
  • Maintain service and inventory levels whilst complying with all business, Legal and Regulatory requirements
  • Support new product launches from Supply Services side (ensure proper communication with factory, prepare all the necessary documents and manage the product delivery in time/in full for the launch)
  • Inventory management and stock control: monitoring agreed safety and stock levels in trade on key brands and sku’s, proposing changes where appropriate (portfolio management)
  • From 1 year of experience in demand / supply planning
  • Experience of working in FMCG / in Pharma (depends on the scope) as a demand planner is a plus
  • Upper-intermediate English
  • Knowledge of Excel (as a must), Power Point, Access (optionally), SNP (APO), JDE (optionally)3. Strong communication skills, team player
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  • Accompany processes of S&OP
  • Permanent control of stock development and initiation of respective actions after reconcilement with sales, marketing and finance to achieve results
  • Coordination of product implementations and changes
  • Stock and portfolio management
  • Ensure permanent product availability in cooperation with factories and suppliers
  • Regular check and adjustment of planning parameters such as safety stock
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  • Collaborate and build/maintain relationships with business partners (e.g. Sales, Marketing, Finance, Production Planning) to gain insight on sales activities, market trends, and capacity status
  • Provide any necessary input into weekly meetings and action any takeaways in terms of making adjustments to the demand forecast. Highlight any issues that may affect the total demand plan to management
  • Ensure that the agreed consensus forecast is passed accurately and at the appropriate level of detail to the production planning systems
  • Fundamentals of demand forecasting principles
  • Ability to consider micro and macro; internal and external forces as it relates to forecast
  • Must be highly-proficient in Excel
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  • Work cross-functionally to achieve organizational goals; coordinate with commercial management to develop product lifecycle; drive adherence to accountability; support project teams to ensure project success. Provide regular bench-marking and adjust processes where beneficial
  • Monitor and recommend modifications to service metrics and safety stock levels; responsible for communicating product supply including decisions to reposition inventory throughout the world to minimize customer backorders
  • Develop and recommend contingency plans in response to unexpected changes in demand/supply; provide timely and thorough assessment of problems and formulate solutions; propose solutions which present minimal disruption to the business; develop processes to mitigate reoccurrance
  • Participate in the preparation of executive-level summaries and key assumptions, findings and observations along with actionable information; interpret ambiguous data; draw conclusions and provide recommendations
  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and guidelines
  • Demonstrated technical competence and working knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures
  • Ability or aptitude to work on problems of moderate scope
  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior
  • Ability to work independently and in groups; ability to work cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability or aptitude to provide solutions and contingency plans through the comprehensive review of alternatives
  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and is willing to learn
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  • Leverage Business & Market insights to manage & refine seasonal category product level demand signals for supply planning. Propose proactive action plans to influence optimal inventory levels and marketplace health
  • Set, review and reconcile periodic demand plans (including assortments, flow, drops, stock-keeping unit productivity and allocations to maximize revenues and minimize closeout inventory)
  • Taking the lead in demand management (including communication of purchase position, forecast variances, and prioritize, negotiate and resolve category-specific inventory issues)
  • Taking the lead in Demand & Delivery performance analysis (including building inventory management awareness, analyze inventory data & KPI's, manage and track key targets on inventory and delivery performance)
  • Operational excellence (including knowledge of planning tools, their dependencies and associated systems, being accurate, communicating well and an understanding of KPI's and resulting improvements)
  • Drive an integrated purchase (planning), availability and inventory management process that effectively supports category business brand, service and profitability objectives
  • Taking the lead in establishing/maintaining seasonal purchasing strategy and rationale which aligns to inventory planning objectives (revenue, demand coverage, inventory turn and utilization, etc.) while minimizing risk and maximizing flexibility. Continually evaluate and assess internal and external data, plans, capabilities and constraints to understand impact to effective inventory management execution
  • Support monthly net demand forecast and secure on-time customer order coverage through development and maintenance of seasonal and monthly purchase plans
  • Monitor and report customer sell-in progress against confirmed demand plan and projected supply; manage availability control file to achieve revenue and demand coverage targets
  • Operational excellence (including knowledge of planning tools, their dependencies and associated systems, being accurate, communicate well and an understanding of KPI's)
  • Bachelors Degree and minimum of 2 years directly relevant work experience
  • Experience in a forecasting or buying capacity. Experience with forecasting, buying and inventory planning and control processes
  • High-level understanding of retail/ merchandising
  • Sound negotiation skills and ability to resolve conflict
  • Team player and be able to handle multiple priorities
  • Computer skills with database and/or spreadsheet programs, preferably Excel
  • Sound presentation skills and ability to influence others to implement adequate solutions to business issues
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  • Generate 5 year forecast in collaboration with Business Development, customer service and vehicle production schedule
  • Collaborate in demand review meetings with BD, Ops and finance
  • Review and make adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Prepare, report and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management (forecast accuracy, inventory plan vs target, OTD, and sales forecast)
  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques, method and approach
  • Conduct forecasting analysis and ensure that the forecasting methods and being followed
  • Establish and utilize best statistical models and tools in creating forecasts and inventory targets
  • 4 - 7 years of planning ,scheduling, analysis, or supply chain related field. Proficient in Microsoft excel, working knowledge of ERP systems, SAP preferred
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  • University degree in Engineering, Business Management, or similar
  • Courses in Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience, in Supply Chain
  • Hands on experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning and S&OP
  • Prior APO experience & IBP experience or qualification is a plusInventory Planning/Control
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  • Creation, validation and maintenance of demand plan sales plan, marketing plan
  • Responsible for the adequate analysis of sales vs. plan- root causes and corrective actions for deviations, as input for next planning cycles, with the objective of improving operational efficiency
  • Inventory control - management of safety stock, cycle stock strictly in line with process guidelines, items for de-stocking based on the analysis of inventory turn –over / ageing and excess
  • Regular review of the inventory by category by working with the cross functional team for key actions to maintain the inventory to a healthy level in line with the KPI defined
  • Daily operations related to demand planning – ensuring all outbound demands/ orders are fulfilled on time
  • Drive improvement projects in the demand planning & supply chain space as required
  • Coordinating with 3PL on inbound & outbound activities
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  • Demonstrated capabilities for problem solving, decision making, sound judgment, assertiveness for demand Planning
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal. Experience with large-scale organizational change effort. Ability to cope under pressure
  • Team player, and able to work on own initiative
  • Experience and ability to work effectively and manage change in a strong matrix culture a requirement
  • Strong Business Acumen required
  • Objective analytical skills to define strategic alternatives and deliver business value
  • Excellent communication and listening skills are a necessary prerequisite
  • Results oriented with strong problem-solving skills. Influential leadership skills support role success
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  • Execute statistical modeling
  • Review Sales Plans, Budget Updates and demand drivers
  • Review and create discontinued product strategies with sales
  • Provide input to volume planning
  • Facilitate and manage demand planning/sales management meetings
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  • Deliver a valid business forecast at all levels; provide analysis and insights to the forecast and to identify opportunities to improve forecast effectiveness
  • Week-to-week variability in customer requirements; plant replenishment and inventory levels is managed through the effective operation of the weekly drumbeat process
  • Collaborate with Cat Dev and Marketing to develop a statistical based 12-24 month forecast
  • Ensure that Supply Planning has visibility of an unconstrained forecast
  • Weekly Demand/Supply reconciliation meetings are held to resolve consumption variances
  • Deliver a monthly consensus forecast as part of the IBM cycle
  • Prepare weekly/monthly KPI reporting and review and identify forecast error and action accordingly
  • Where waste and distress or low-code has been identified ensure that timely actions are undertaken to mitigate write-off expense
  • Good understanding of statistical modeling and other mathematical concepts
  • Detailed understanding of the principles associated with S&OP /IBP processes
  • Strong experience in analytical planning background business partnering role
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft packages specifically Excel, PowerPoint
  • Intimate knowledge and experience in operating ERP systems such as SAP APO or equivalent
  • Good verbal /written communication skills in French and English
  • Time management, prioritization and ability to work under pressure
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the Demand Review process as part of the Integrated Business Planning model including process and tools to achieve a consensus forecast for demand in respective sub-region. Reviewing recommended sales forecast and inventory goals in line with IBP and regional/global Demand Planning targets (emphasis on accuracy, road map transitions, NVI, EOL & promotions)
  • Provide feedback and participate in the other applicable Integrated Business Planning functions including Product Review, Regional Integrated Reconciliation and Control Tower
  • Work with Product Manager to manage combined forecast for a product category, ensuring overall forecast is in line with company targets
  • Monitor sales vs forecast and historical sales for all sub-regions and customers on all products. Challenge over/under sales patterns and suggest/implement forecast changes as required
  • New Product Launch Planning – Demand planning for new product introductions and product exits using cross-functional forecasting, analytics including life-cycle modeling and heuristics
  • Statistical Forecasting / Predictive Analytics– Utilization of systems and other tools to project future product level demand based on historical data and heuristics
  • Continues improvement and support of the documentation/mapping of current and future state processes, key decisions, RACI, timelines, etc
  • People training and development to enhance the demand planning departments throughout the regional footprint
  • Ownership of Demand Planning KPI’s across the region, communicating and leading Forecast Accuracy improvements
  • Inventory and excess commercial management, leading and follow up metrics in order to optimize inventory utilization
  • Accept and complete projects and other miscellaneous duties as assigned and any ad hoc duties as requested by management
  • Excellent influencing skills is a necessary prerequisite
  • Excellent negotiating and questioning skills are necessary prerequisites
  • Open minded & facilitation skills
  • Foresight for current and future business needs to proactively respond with effective solutions
  • Objective analytical skills and strong attention to detail to define strategic alternatives and deliver business value
  • Organization and planning capabilities. Energy, leadership and achievement. Able to get things done
  • Cross functional and full process view across long business scenarios involving many areas
  • Takes ownership & accountability
  • Advanced change management skills
  • Managing relationships & Networking
  • Team working, Collaboration, Coaching & Guiding
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  • Develops initial forecast modeling based on historical data and causal factors. Evaluates impact of promotional strategy on the forecast including product placement, various promotion types, acquisition methods, etc. and make recommendations to meet margin and profit goals
  • Understands the dynamics of assigned categories and items, including: seasonality, competitive activity, trends, ad plans, category role, sales objectives, sales drivers and life cycle plans
  • Creates merchant facing forecasts at the Category, Ops Study and BU level (in dollars) and collaborates with merchandising via S&OP process
  • Provides input into S&OP supply planning process. Collaborates with DC and Transportation via S&OP. Evaluates the consumption plan and the financial plan to make recommendations to business stakeholders and collaborate with DC Ops on promotion preparedness
  • Works with vendors and Category Managers (CMs) in determining clones for new item forecasts, providing clone options and historical sales patterns. Create supply chain facing sales forecasts at the vendor and DC level (in dollars and units)
  • Makes purchases for the assigned categories and working with supply planners track Purchase Order execution and distribution of inventory from DCs to stores. Accountable for in stock, Inventory $ and DOS for their related categories
  • Aggregates and incorporates incremental sales impact of promotional events (both category specific and cross category), initiatives, and new items into Macro forecasts by Division / Ops Study (Quantified during micro activities)
  • Reviews the merchandising plans for designated category(s), and meets with category managers to present and agree on forecast numbers
  • Meets daily with supply planners to discuss key in-stock and inventory issues, focus areas for the week and extended timeframes. The Demand Planner is accountable for in stock, Inventory $ and DOS for their related categories
  • Identifies and resolves out of stock issues, focusing on minimizing shortage occurrences through analysis of data and review of safety stock levels
  • Works with vendor base with the use of vendor scorecards to resolve chronic issues such as Lead Time, Fill Rate, Data Quality, Cost Accuracy, Etc. to ensure a world-class customer experience. Works closely with Category Supply Planner to ensure proper stock levels and allocation for Promotional and Seasonal items, collaborate with suppliers on Buy plans, and demand plan to effectively increase fill rate
  • Utilizes system-generated reports to determine priorities and areas of opportunity and to confirm/communicate results. Creates adhoc reporting when needed
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years of experience in retail/wholesale planning OR a High School Diploma / GED and at least 8 years of experience in retail/wholesale planning
  • Experience in negotiating operational aspects of business and understand the impact these decisions have to the overall company (for example: impact delivery lead time, purchasing minimums, shelf mins, etc. have on in stocks, inventory, and costs)
  • Knowledge of the impact that operational aspects of business have to the overall company (for example: impact delivery lead time, purchasing minimums, shelf minimums, etc. have on in stocks, inventory, and costs)
  • Knowledge of inventory management practices and definitions, such as safety stock, EOQ, carrying cost, etc
  • Experience in statistical modeling techniques and concepts of forecasting such as MAPE, WMAPE, and BIAS
  • Experience using time and project management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
  • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems
  • Experience analyzing data to preform Root Cause Analysis, ROI, and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain or MBA
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Certification - P.Log, CSCMP or APICS
  • Previous experience in an S&OP environment
  • Mathematical and statistical knowledge
  • Experience in Supply Chain or Inventory Management
  • Knowledge of costs, deals/terms and/or inventory processes related to Inventory Management in a retail environment
  • Experience controlling inventory purchases and ensuring proper distribution center inventory levels
  • Experience creating and issuing Purchase orders
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, evaluate forecast results, and create demand plans
  • Use and maintain the forecasting system tool (APO and/or Forecast Pro software)
  • Improve the Forecasting tool throughout the SIOP cycle to ensure world class SIOP
  • Facilitate a collaborative consensus-based approach, working with sales, marketing and customer finance to obtain inputs and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts in support of improvement in OTTR/Product Availability
  • Work closely with the factory and supply management team to ensure Demand and Supply Plans are aligned to meet business goals
  • Facilitate and coordinate all SIOP meetings within the LOB responsible for, making sure that policies and procedures are followed
  • Assist in driving continuous improvement to all elements of the SIOP process
  • Bachelor’s degree, or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 5 years of experience with demand or supply planning
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a business environment with no less than $100 million in annual sales
  • Proven experience within demand planning
  • Analytical, organizational, decision making and presentation skills
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze material movement at the company level
  • Participate in process of validating and/or contributing to identification of key priorities
  • Implement business rules / practices for the planned acquisition of materials on a timely basis and in a manner that maximizes flexibility of that inventory
  • Resolve exceptions to balance Supply and Demand; attempt to resolve supply and demand imbalances across PDCs; collaborate with relevant business leads in making decisions and tradeoffs that balance supply and demand; update supply plan with any changes required to execute the agreed supply plan
  • Coordinate with procurement and engineering to determine whether or not end of life items should be re-ordered
  • 2+ years of experience required in a related work field (Supply Chain or Operations) and experience with demand and supply planning systems
  • Excellent customer focused project/process management and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively to develop solutions with minimal guidance
  • APICS Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)
  • Proficiency with Oracle Supply Chain modules, Discoverer, and Microsoft Office
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use historical sales/demand data as well as management and customer input to create demand forecasts for multiple time periods (up to 24months) that can be aggregated at multiple levels by product, location, and time (minimum monthly, ideally weekly view). Analyze, understand and quantify assumptions, potential vulnerabilities and opportunities, collecting them as integral part of the Demand Plan. Integrate qualitative information to back up the numbers in the overall demand plan (40%)
  • Analyze actual offtakes and monitor the short term demand plan (3 month horizon). Coordinate with sales and supply chain to adjust and manage the short term demand plan and track demand shaping activities in order to bring forecast and actual demand in line. Identify, understand, and communicate atypical customer demand/ off take patterns, and exercise influence with management and customers to decrease volatility where appropriate (20%)
  • Further improving and maintain and enhance demand related processes, procedures, systems and ensure implementation of improvements incl. forecasting best practices, focusing on the appropriate application of statistical modeling techniques and pursuing connectivity with management and customers (15%)
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Finance, Sales, Marketing and Customer to understand forecast drivers, and obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts (10%)
  • Prepare and coordinate GEOS Demand review meeting. Provide support with analyses of forecast accuracy, forecast bias and demand plan performance (KPI), challenging the impacts of sales and marketing actions, documenting assumptions, opportunities and vulnerabilities. Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs (10%)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supply and Demand Manager (e.g. consulting on special projects demanding planner expertise, developing and reporting on Supply Chain processes and metrics, supporting IBP processes (5%)
  • 5+ years (combined) experience in the following functions: trading/merchandising, supply chain/operations, or sales
  • Externally-facing experience in customer service, transportation and logistics, or a similar function
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/ analytical mind-set and organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Good influencing skills
  • Proficiency in standard business applications (e.g. MS Office suite)
  • Initiative taker whom is comfortable with high level of independency
  • Master degree concentrating in finance, supply chain, or operations management
  • 7+ years (combined) experience in the following functions: trading/merchandising, supply chain/operations, or sales
  • Proven robust quantitative background
  • Demonstrated ability to think linearly and influence non-linear-thinking colleagues without authority
  • Knowledge of and experience of different Demand Planning (DP) interfaces
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitor and Establish Proper Inventory Levels based on demand and forecast
  • Maintain and monitor Master Data; revise essential system planning data to ensure MRP system is effectively planning future requirements
  • Supports business execution of new programs and initiatives that include promotional activities, forecast and coordination for key events, and new product launches
  • Daily coordination with Operations team to set production priorities
  • Monitors key performance indicators, analyzes performance data, and coordinates cross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of supply chain initiatives
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Field Service Personnel
  • Work with warehouse to accurately manage inventory of new/refurbished parts and finished goods, including performing physical counts and reconciliation
  • Proactively report product and material availability issues
  • Participate and contribute to monthly S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) process
  • Participate in Engineering Change Control process
  • Complete special projects and assignments as requested
  • Three to five years related work experience
  • Able to work effectively in a team and individual environment
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, familiarity with financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community; ability to effectively communicate with suppliers
  • Effectively collect and analyze data using a variety of mathematical techniques including basic algebra, statistics and probability
  • Good working knowledge of Oracle, Microsoft Office tools, Salesforce
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conduct market research and provide feedback on demand forecast accuracy
  • Provide demand plans and analysis across all lines of business at the network level
  • Coordinate and facilitate the U.S. Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Council and Pre-S&OP cross functional meetings associated with S&OP Process
  • Responsible for coordinating and developing the Americas Zone Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) for Americas ZIC meetings with peers in Mexico and Americas South
  • Coordinate and Develop P&B Demand Planning metrics for annual Planning & Budgeting (P&B) cycle
  • Work with the Initiatives Advisor on projects that will affect the demand volume and/or distribution in the US
  • Benchmark best practices on demand planning through APICS or other industry groups. Work to align ExxonMobil with same
  • Champion the US network Demand Plan Collaboration efforts. Work with the Sales Managers, Customer Service, Distributor Business Consultant's, distributors, customers, EMLT and Global Demand Advisors to continuously improve this process
  • Work with the Raw Material Advisor and Packaging Advisor to collaborate with the suppliers in order to improve raw material supply reliability
  • Implement global demand planning initiatives and Best Practices in the US. Work with the Americas South and Mexico Demand Planners on zone initiatives
  • Share responsibility for Inventory and Fulfillment Metrics
  • Participate in Ops Supply Demand Planning Best Practice Network as needed
  • Champion the Operations Communication Protocol Guidelines including leading development and communication of internal and external Operations activity
  • US Supply contact for Penn State S&OP Consortium
  • US Supply contact to resolve EMAPSS related technical issues with P&T
  • Prior experience in and good understanding of Lubes business and overall network strategy, supply/demand balance, and plant operating constraints
  • Marketing or Sales experience desired
  • Strong analytical, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to drive functional excellence through a willingness to aggressively pursue new and creative approaches to resolve problems
  • Demonstrate sound business judgment, decision making skills, and customer focus
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to influence and build consensus while balancing priorities
  • Business, Marketing, Logistics, or Engineering degree
  • Recommend Operations / Supply Chain experience
  • Knowledge of SAP, Manugistics, DSDW, CRM, Microsoft Access and STARCOG
  • Specific knowledge of Manugistics Demand Planning
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assemble the rolling 18 month weekly and monthly demand forecasts by brand, by UPC utilizing all cross functional data
  • Partner with marketing, trade marketing, and sales to understand current and upcoming key customer needs, special demand requests, and
  • Lead the Pre-S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) and S&OP meetings with all cross functional departments
  • Track and report forecast accuracy metrics and drive continuous improvement in sales forecasting
  • Identify, analyze, and document the forecast errors related to the demand forecast for identification of corrective actions through utilizing JDA and Terra Technology
  • Communicate with the Supply Chain Planner in a rapid and timely manner on emerging demand changes and special requests
  • Work with the new products and marketing groups to develop new production introduction forecasts and timelines
  • BS degree required, preferably in Business Logistics
  • 3 years planning experience preferred
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Schedule new work into the daily production plan, balancing and maximizing utilization of all resources to meet customer requirements
  • Chair/develop regular production planning meetings
  • Measure and report on schedule adherence at order and resource level
  • Measure and report on production customer service levels to both Customer Required Date and Promise Date
  • Prepare reports and data that will be used in the forecast review process
  • Improve planning tools and procedures through application of innovative ideas and projects
  • Work closely with Business Development and Production to accurately assign resource requirements at proposal stage
  • Good knowledge of ERP system, ideally JD Edwards or SAP
  • Sales and Operations Planning
  • Ideally experience from a similar role within a manufacturing, Pharma, FMCG or Engineering background all considered
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications including Excel
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Health & Safety: Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems. Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department/group and assists other areas as required
  • ELS: Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process. Support safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Teamwork: Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participate and share in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contribute and participate in team decision-making. Provide support in project work and other special requests
  • Assist with the planning of shipping from the manufacturing location
  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications. May develop the master schedule for production or manufacturing
  • Analyze and plan material requirements by determining the quantity and date materials are needed to ensure optimal inventory levels
  • Plan sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations relating to specific portion of the product for guidance of production workers
  • Plan detail operations from blueprints, engineering orders, change notices, and other engineering releases
  • Determine the need for tooling and make recommendations for the design and planning of required tools
  • Prepare shop work orders for materials and product processing and coordinate with schedulers to ensure that items are being processed according to specifications and time requirements
  • Make comparative cost analyses in order to determine the most effective and efficient options for scheduling, inventory, production, distribution, and transportation
  • Audit invoices to ensure that correct charges have been applied
  • Negotiate prices and rates in accordance to company guidelines and standards
  • Develop and implement supply chain, material management, and logistics plans that may affect the production, distribution, and inventory of finished products in order to enhance product flow
  • Assist in the development of policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control
  • Conduct distribution and network studies, monitor inventory and analyze requirements in order to develop strategies to achieve desired delivery times and order fill rates
  • Maintain appropriate records and prepare reports
  • Coordinate supply chain, material management, and logistics activities with internal/external customers
  • Prepare forecasts and analyze trends in manufacturing, sales, distribution, general business conditions and other related areas
  • Interface with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met
  • Implement lean concepts and continuous improvements regarding supply chain, material management, and logistics systems and processes
  • Responsible for project management and administration, including determining the direction and implementation of the project. For assigned projects; prepare detail of work plan and schedule, complete detailed analysis and research, identify options, prepare reports for management and recommend action or change
  • Serve as primary liaison to a business unit to ensure their supply chain, material management, and logistics needs are met. Act as a focal point for interpretation of related policies and procedures
  • Prepare supply chain, material management, and logistics research and analysis for use in the development of business strategies and tactics
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Track performance and provide analysis of actual versus demand plan
  • Work closely with sales and product category mangers to identify trends and refine the demand plan
  • Controlling, communicating, and administering New Item Introductions as required. Function as team member of S&OP Process
  • Maintain KPI's of forecast accuracy and bias, service metrics, and total sales vs. established goals
  • Provide analysis and reports as required in support of KPI improvement
  • Provide analysis and support for SKU rationalization
  • Develop planning tools and processes that will be standardized within the business
  • Bachelors/University degree Business, Supply Chain, Finance or Marketing required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Outlook etc.)
  • Strong project management, process and conceptual skills
  • Track record of cross-functional interaction
  • Judgment/Problem Solving
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • 1-3 years of SAP APO experience
  • Consumer Products Industry Experience
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  • BS in Business Administration, Engineering, Marketing or equivalent
  • Planning systems experience including SAP, Promis and Profit systems
  • Analytical and good communications skills
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  • Creating the baseline demand forecast by using all relevant inputs (i.e. Statistical Forecasts, Historical sales, Customer data on forecast, stock in trade, sell-out) and preparing a 12 months baseline forecast. This to be enriched on relevant input from Marketing and Sales (i.e.: distribution changes, competition, pricing impact, market intelligence, etc.)
  • Maintaining 12 months rolling forecast in planning system, consisting of baseline forecast and promotional forecasts (Sales input) and NPI (Marketing input)
  • Analyzing operational planning performance of sales vs plan. Defining root causes/corrective actions collaborating with other functions as input for next planning cycles
  • Phase-in/Phase-out management: Recommend items for de-stocking based on inventory turnover/ageing and excess analysis
  • Inventory Management: Regular review of the commercial inventories. Recommend optimal safety stock levels based on requested service level and inventory targets. Review current and projected excess and ageing stock and drive PDCA
  • Driving improvement projects in the demand planning space and support local teams with expertise and training as required
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Generate five year forecast in collaboration with business development, customer service, and vehicle production schedules
  • Lead demand review meetings with BD, Ops, and Finance, reviewing sales forecast and inventory goals
  • Prepare, report and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management (forecast accuracy, inventory plan vs. target, OTD, and sales forecast)
  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques, methods and approach
  • Measuring, communicate and improve forecast accuracy and the impact on the business
  • Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the sales forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, and inventory levels)
  • 2-5 Years in planning, scheduling, analysis, or supply chain related fields
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Business; including Word, Excel, Access, PP and other Microsoft desktop tools
  • Strong familiarity with at least one significant Demand Planning tool (ex: Demand Solutions, Manugistics, Demantra, etc) and ERP systems functionality
  • Either direct experience in multiple roles at a Consumer Products Company or at a minimum strong familiarity with other areas
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to present facts/data/information in an independent way to high level individuals at Hunter Fan and when appropriate customers and
  • Strong cross functional, peer, customer, and management communication skills
  • Account leadership-individual is comfortable being a participant at meetings with customer’s Sr. buying team
  • Analytical- Synthesizes complex or diverse information: collects and researches data: uses
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze and incorporate all data pertinent to the creation of the demand forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, inventory levels etc)
  • Design and generate monthly statistical forecast reports
  • Support recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Support the manage inventory targets (including safety stock levels) that are approved by management
  • Executing any supporting projects or initiatives related to Demand & Inventory Planning
  • Continuously improving forecasting techniques, methodologies, and approaches with the goal of improving forecast accuracy
  • Prepare, report, and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management (forecast accuracy, inventory vs. targets etc)
  • Executes publishing of corporate inventory reporting tools
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Degree holder in in logistics and supply chain management
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in demand and supply planning
  • Experience in supply chain operation or experience in production/ operation planning and system e.g. SAP, will be an added advantage
  • Excellent skill sets in cross functional communications (both verbal & written format), facilitation and presentation
  • Confident, influential and articulate, with clear ability to learn quickly, deal with diverse and demanding internal & external stakeholders
  • Monitoring performance capability with commitment to quality methodologies to sustain continuous improvement
  • Good time management especially in submission of reporting to meet the dateline Deadline conscious, a strong sense of accountability and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, work well under pressure and are capable of multi-tasking
  • Ability to lead communication between different functions with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good Microsoft Office skills especially in Excel and Power Point for reporting and presentation preparation (medium to advance level)
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Implement, manage, and enhance sales forecasting for key customers
  • Improve specific customer reports to meet ongoing needs
  • Develop deep understanding of customer, product mix and promotional trend performance
  • Provide in-depth analysis
  • Recognize and follow trends within the field
  • Prepare and present reports in detail using charts and tables
  • Participate in weekly meetings regarding planning, sales and operations
  • Analyze methodologies to find ways to improve ways of working
  • Maintain and evaluate key performance indicators
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  • Highly motivated individual with proven specialty retail traffic driving experience, as well as merchandising and product portfolio management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite applications
  • Proven track record of success within a specialty retail environment
  • Solid experience leading high performing teams & developing talent
  • Proficient project Management skills
  • Solid written and oral communication skills. Experience
  • Minimum 8-10 years job specific experience
  • 5 plus years of Leadership experience
  • CPG and/or Retail Marketing Experience (Premium Retail Preferred) Education
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  • Undertake the regular analysis and review of inventory planning
  • Maintain focus on driving value and improvements into the demand plan
  • Operate closely with Production and Procurement functions in the review of inbound supply constraints
  • Support new product introduction to ensure appropriate initial inventory levels
  • Build collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Improve methods of incorporating forecast and customer data into the demand plan
  • Proactively identify and implement functional improvements - process, system and data in line with the Company's strategic objectives
  • A minimum of 0-2 years experience in supply chain or similar experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or related experience
  • Proven track record in a similar role, ideally in operating with a high-volume low margin product base
  • Experience in ERP systems (SAP, BPCS) along with being highly competent in MS Excel and Acess
  • Ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret large and varied data sets to support decision making
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are essential
  • A willingness to be foward thinking and accept any changes necessary
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  • Possess strong analytical, technical and social skills
  • Are natural communicator with excellent presentation skills
  • Have at least 2 years experience in Demand Planning
  • Are natural team-players
  • Are able to juggle multiple priorities effectively
  • Possess good PC skills (advanced Excel, SAP is an advantage)
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  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with and facilitate cross-functional teams involving multiple competing tasks and goals
  • Ability to analyze data in order to summarize and recommend action plans/strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with and facilitate cross-functional teams involving multiple competing tasks and goals within a manufacturing setting
  • Ability to anticipate/define problems, collect and analyze data, and draw valid conclusions executing corrective actions and preventative measures
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitor outstanding supplier backorders and provide feedback and recommendations to appropriate stakeholders
  • Initiate stock transfers to satellite warehouses
  • Timely and accurate analysis of inventory on a monthly basis, including recommendations for improvement
  • Communicate with suppliers and freight forwarders to ensure that shipments are received in a timely manner
  • Validation of supplier invoices
  • Perform all duties in conformance to company policies and procedures
  • 2 years of experience in a related field with emphasis on MRP
  • A high level of computer literacy with advanced competency in Excel highly regarded
  • Well organised with an emphasis on accurate record keeping
  • A team player who can work autonomously and meet deadlines
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  • Demonstrated experience as an effective Demand Planner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Excellent project & time management skills
  • A strong working knowledge of spreadsheets & statistical applications and an interest in forecasting methodologies
  • A high level of accuracy, excellent attention to detail, and written and verbal communication skills
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics or related field (2 additional years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of degree)
  • 2 years of directly relevant work experience
  • Strong information seeking skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
  • Product process and commercialization knowledge preferred
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • BA or MBA from accredited university
  • 3-5 years of experience in demand planning, supply planning, trade marketing
  • Experience in demand management is preferable
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills with rationale
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft office and sales software
  • Ability to communicate in Thai and English (read, write, speak)
  • Knowledge in SAP/APO
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Liaise with SNP to obtain RedEl (Redundancy Elimination)demand assumptions
  • Design/Deploy with Demand COE global transition best practices
  • Ensure RedEl volume assumptions are reflected in cluster demand plans
  • Link to Cluster Step 2
  • Lifecycle management: SKU transition
  • Strong communication skills, with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate with business stakeholders
  • Ability to drive action and influence decision making at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands
  • Proficiency in process improvement
  • Ability to work within high-performing teams in highly collaborative environments
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs
  • Knowledge of finance, sales, marketing and R&D functions
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree, preferably economics, supply chain management, engineering,
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  • A University Degree in Business Administration or Engineering ORequivalent experience
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant operational experience
  • A minimum of Intermediate computer literacy skills – MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong customer service orientation and team spirit
  • Sound interpersonal skills and analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of SAP specially APO
  • Capability to management the ambiguities
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecast Demand and required Supply for a segment of Vivint’s products
  • Key Metrics Include
  • Proficient in forecasting and analytical techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Experience with SQL and analytical software such as R, Tableau preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in forecasting, distribution, and demand management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Statistics, Economics, Math, Strategy or some other analytical field
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Story teller for volume
  • Responsible for the Consensus Forecast. Aligned with Private Brands categories. Drives/facilitates Volume Consensus process across Vice President/General Manager portfolio. Layers in outside information on top of statistical forecast to determine consensus forecast adjustments to statistical forecast
  • Translates Brand and Sales inputs for input into Volume forecast. Provides inputs at both consensus and lower levels, as necessary, to ensure accuracy at all levels down to SKU/Customer/Location/Week
  • Conducts root causal analysis of business performance against forecast and pacing gaps
  • Facilitates the volume Q&A
  • Practical and demonstrated use of productivity/continuous improvement methodology in previous positions
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  • At least 4 years of experience in a manufacturing planning or scheduling role
  • MRP/ERP Systems experience
  • Experience in the Pulp and Paper industry
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assignment of statistical models by customer group/brand, analysis and adjustment of long term base forecast models
  • Development of forecasts for new product rollouts, line extensions and test markets, including development of like models, phase-in and phase-out profiles, utilizing SAP based APO Demand Planning system (knowledge of APO system a plus)
  • Develop and analyze short term forecast and promotional volume in APO (Demand Planning Tool)
  • Analyze and enter key customer deals and communication with Sales, Distribution Centers and Operations relative to changes in deals
  • Manage customer level new product authorization and discontinuations
  • Maintain scorecard data to monitor and optimize forecast performance on an on-going basis
  • Develop process improvements
  • Analyze the forecast vs. actual, by deal, UPC and major customer through report development, preparation and review
  • Responsible for the short term forecast by brand and major accounts
  • Manage new launches from a demand planning perspective and give proactive feedback to the Demand Planning team and to the Brand and Sales team as well
  • Active participation and input on the consensus forecast process, responsible for base forecast and Lift impact together with Marketing and Sales teams
  • Develop projects to improve the Demand Planning organization and efficiency
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Finance or Engineering
  • 4+ years of Demand Planning experience or relevant work experience
  • Expertise in Demand Planning statistical software
  • Superior MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and query software (Business Objects)
  • Ability to communicate technical and analytical concepts
  • Ability to work both on short term and long term planning
  • Experience in work with cross functional teams
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • APO (Advanced Planning & Optimizer) SAP application experience preferred
  • Experience in CPG industry with a specific emphasis on Planning or Supply Chain Functions preferred
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  • Responsible for demand planning of a specific region reporting directly to the Inland Execution Manager
  • Ensure that all import / export requirements are maintained to ensure the timely delivery and movement of cargo as per service delivery requirements via reporting tools
  • Initiate and resolve complex cargo dispatch issues and ensure solutions are fully implemented within the teams
  • Monitor, record and report cost savings, service failures, cost changes, and any other input towards key measurements
  • Lead and contribute towards the ML operating system and SmartOPS and to build that culture in the team
  • Work closely with other Maersk functional units, including Operations Service Delivery, Customer Service, Sales and TnM to ensure the timely and cost effective movement of customer cargo
  • Build a good working relationship with vendors to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Deliver savings through the SmartOPS process within the function
  • Drives cost reductions within the function
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  • Monitor and adjust product demand forecasts to achieve appropriate sales in DI channel
  • Proactively identifying constraints and challenges and developing solutions to mitigate impacts all the while keeping internal customers clearly informed of developments
  • Work with Sales to fully understand Sales Forecast and Inventory Targets
  • Use insights and judgment to ensure appropriate by item excess inventory risk vs. out-of stock risk
  • Monitor forecasts to actual bookings/sales. Analyze data to develop meaningful input and insight to improve the On Time In Full measure and close gaps and disconnects
  • Provide monthly metrics reporting on net change from previous month’s forecast, invalid items, programs, etc. and the resulting operational impact
  • Manage not-in-line and excess inventory, share information with the organization
  • Manage and report Inventory projection and DOS, aligning with business targets
  • Set up mechanisms/new ways to detect and highlight critical forecast changes (i.e. short avails), continuously propose ways to avoid unshippables
  • Prepare and propose allocation based on priority, marketing strategy, launch / critical needs
  • Prepare information required for monthly demand meetings
  • Review avail allocation ‘shipping directions’ to source to distribute right product to right locations
  • Develop reporting tools to improve the planning processes and support business decisions
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  • 3-5 years Supply Chain planning experience with a proven track record
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to details
  • Experienced user of a planning systems (SAP APO preferred)
  • Very Strong Microsoft EXCEL skills
  • Strong understanding of end to end supply chain operational processes within FMCG organizations
  • Strong networking, influencing & communication skills
  • Proactive and inquisitive attitude
  • Strong finding solution skills
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  • Manage sales unit forecast for commercial, Tenders, Clinical Trials and samples through the use of data analysis and advanced statistical methodologies for Growth and Key Products
  • Effectively utilize internal systems in an integrated fashion: including APS (Advanced Planning Systems and SAP) to improve data integrity
  • Manage Mature Products sales forecast with the help of advanced statistical methodologies and exceptions with Local Market Partners to gather Marketing intelligence for Mature Products
  • Work with markets to insure that the appropriate internal /external market intelligence is used when developing the forecast by setting up Demand Consensus Meetings with Product Managers, Market Contacts
  • Support the development of global demand consolidation and drive improvements in the forecasting process
  • Provide focus and direction for projects that improve forecast effectiveness
  • Support launch readiness status for new products and line extensions by providing sales forecast, distribution channel and Market strategies
  • Effectively contribute in organizational change to drive innovation, and enhance productivity & effectiveness of the supply chain
  • Support Market S&OP Meeting as part of the S&OP process through a regular update on Market’s demand changes and trends
  • Document the Gaps between Finance and Forecast and share them with Market Management, BUDs and Product Managers
  • Provide APS / Finance forecasts comparison for Growth and Key Products on a monthly basis highlighting major variances as well as providing root cause analysis
  • Monitor forecast KPI’s: Forecast Accuracy and Volatility investigate significant deviations from Target and establish plans for improvement
  • Set and maintain relevant master data and Models in APS related to forecasting according to Product Life Cycle stage and the Market expectations
  • Navigates a regional and culturally diverse organization. Leverage relationships, processes, systems and data to drive value, customer service and financial effectiveness
  • Proven record of driving performance with solid project management skills
  • Develops strong relationships and communication processes within the organization including Finance, Marketing and GMS
  • Influences and makes decisions through fact-based analysis and understanding of product and process characteristics and network constraints; adds value to the quality and effectiveness of the global supply chain network
  • Bachelor and/or Master Degree required
  • 6-8 years related experience with information systems that apply to forecasting and Supply Chain management
  • Experienced with information systems applicable to quantitative analysis as well as project design, development, leadership and management
  • Demonstrated business acumen and ability to organize and present information to cross-functional audiences and senior leaders
  • Demonstrated ability in performing in a fast paced, changing and demanding environment
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical and Consumer Products Industry and appreciation of the competitive environment and its impact on driving change in the organization
  • Knowledge of the product portfolio and the supporting supply chain for the Medicines’ Franchise Groups
  • Understanding of statistics and quantitative analysis techniques
  • Understanding of commercial product forecast process and its impact for an integrated business planning approach
  • Understanding of supply chain management systems including basic understanding of logistics and replenishment solutions
  • Appreciation of Performance Metrics and their value in influencing supply chain results
  • Understanding of regulatory, social, and economic developments that may impact the business
  • Excellent PC and systems skills, with expert competence in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SAP R/3, SAP APO/DP and SAP Business Warehouse (BI)
  • Understands the planning operational workflow (MPS, MRP, forecasting) and how sourcing decisions impact site planning operations
  • Working knowledge of Project Management tools and lean techniques (Gantt Charts, Critical Path, Microsoft Project, TeamSpace Central, Six Sigma)
  • Knowledge of GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practice), regulatory requirements, Company policies/procedures and documentation practices
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%
  • Be highly proficient in English
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  • Lead monthly S&OP process, identifying best practices and disseminating them to colleagues
  • Drive forecasting improvements to meet targets for key products and packs, taking responsibility for training and development of colleagues in this area
  • Actively work with Customer Development, Brand Building/Development, Supply Planning, Customer Supply Chain teams as well as the other members of their own team to proactively take actions that deliver business results
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  • Data management using planning tools and to ensure all changes in product range are correctly reflected to allow for efficient demand planning
  • Ensure that forecast is visible as early as possible. Monitor Phase-out products and ensure forecast is reflected correctly. Maintain Life Cycle Codes
  • Works closely with regional and global supply chain stakeholders to ensure stocks are ordered within agreed working capital levels and Best Practise is followed at all times
  • Work closely with Order Management and Tolling & Logistics Planner and to ensure OTIF deliveries and no stock outs of key products
  • To use market information to negotiate better supply dates and to minimise stock outsoar or arrival delays
  • Balance Country Forecast with Demand and Supply; communicate supply constraints and improvements impacting the business via Supply Operations Manager and Head of Zambia Supply
  • Review Country EDF events on a monthly basis and advise the Commercial Team on Supply Chain progression
  • Seizes opportunities to improve business performance
  • Make things happen – delivers quality at speed
  • To support the local supply chain team in its daily activities of stock management, ordering processes
  • Process country orders in the ERP system
  • Update orders summary and communicate to CU management team
  • Manage ERP MDM
  • Experience in Crop Protection
  • Strong Excel skills and ideally good knowledge of SAP
  • Ability to work to strict timescales, deadlines and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to be flexible to meet both customer and business needs
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimum supervision
  • Communicates effectively with key stakeholders (int/external)
  • Strong organizational of daily work, Implements strategy successfully
  • Thinks outside the box – finds novel solutions
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management or Science / Agriculture
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  • Generation of statistical base forecasts for a portfolio of products across consumer EMEA
  • Adjusting of historical outliers & documenting event drivers
  • Maintaining statistical models according defined cycle / schedule
  • Managing statistical batch forecasting according to product segmentation
  • Generation of base level forecast by affiliate / SKU across rolling 24 month horizon
  • Understanding and reflecting product life cycles in the base forecast
  • Close collaboration with affiliate Demand Planning to reflect customer listing and other market driven assumptions into base forecasts
  • Apply standard in process measurement to drive improvement in base forecast accuracy
  • Apply standard in process measurement to drive stability and completeness of base forecasts
  • Documenting key assumptions underpinning base forecasts
  • Supporting regional S&OP team with trend analysis / risk analysis
  • Driving continuous improvement in forecast outputs
  • Support CoE in continuous improvement activities
  • Management and ownership of demand planning master data
  • Work with regional data standards team to manage all demand planning master data requirements
  • Manage PIPO master data changes – Product Status in close collaboration with local DP teams
  • University Degree in Engineering, Statistics or Economics
  • Experience with SAP APO (ideally Demand Planning), will be a plus
  • Sound understanding of statistical modeling
  • Experience in use of modeling tools (ideally SAP DP) will be a plus
  • Fluent in English.Business Development
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  • Develop, maintain, utilize, and validate demand forecasts to be used for Replenishment
  • Develop, maintain, utilize, and validate dependant and distribution demand used for Replenishment
  • Develop, maintain, utilize, and validate Safety Stock Requirements resulting from Demand and Supply Variability
  • Understand statistical modeling and their functions with demand forecasts
  • Develop, maintain, utilize, and validate History used to forecast demand
  • Work special projects that require planning history to be modified or corrected
  • Aid in the development of policies and procedures of the demand planning space
  • Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday
  • Occasional lifting of items up to 25 pounds (files, computer printouts on occasion)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a demand planning position or related role
  • Experience in production or retail environment preferred
  • Previous experience using JDA Demand Planning and Fulfillment or other Commercial Supply Chain Software preferred
  • Must have strong E&O and Product Life Cycle Management experience
  • Understanding of quantitative/qualitative analysis
  • Understanding of analytical, statistical and financial processes and procedures
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure an optimum 3 year baseline forecast is generated taking macro-economic conditions and trends into account
  • Work closely with Sales, Marketing and Finance (drive internal collaboration) to create Building Blocks at levels representative of market segments and product families that can be forecasted with levels of confidence and accuracy
  • Develop detailed forecasts by SKU, based on family level consensus forecasts, and will provide easy analysis for use in the IBP (Integrated Business Process) process
  • Ensure that assumptions, risks and opportunities are managed, understood and escalated
  • Analyze and research economic trends related to the FMCG environment as an input to forecasts
  • Analyze and improve forecast accuracy and other key planning performance metrics
  • Facilitate the monthly Category Demand Review and communicate issues into the Regional Demand process
  • Optimize the Demand Planning process and provide user training
  • Provide volume input for the contract process
  • Tertiary qualification in engineering, science or commerce, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in supply chain planning
  • A qualification around Demand Planning best practice will be an advantage
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  • Model the Spectrum Brands eight Core Capabilities to achieve service excellence, meet and exceed organizational objectives and support fiscal responsibility
  • You'll forecast current and new products, perform analyses, handle issues and requests that come up, and organize and participate in different meetings
  • Interact with the manufacturing plants and Operations, Sourcing, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Finance, and Senior Management
  • Meet regularly with Sales Leaders in the Wholesale distribution channel
  • A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or a related field
  • At least three years of experience in a demand planning, forecasting or buyer role in a manufacturing environment, including a demonstrated ability to manage at least 2000 SKUs
  • Strong analytical abilities and advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables, VLOOKUP and experience with very large data sets
  • Solid computer proficiency with Microsoft Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A results orientation and the ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
  • Self-motivation and a proactive approach
  • Proven success in a team environment
  • Ability to coordinate & collaborate cross functionally within the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Internal & external customer-facing experience is a minimum
  • Experience leading and/or contributing to process improvement projects
  • Supply chain experience in a Wholesale / Multi-Family / Showroom industry
  • Statistical analysis experience
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  • Develop statistical forecasts models, using demand planning tool, based on order history
  • Support the creation of a demand plan by adjusting the plan to support promotions or events, new products introductions, phase outs and supply chain strategies, using demand planning tool parameters and functionality
  • Compare demand plans to business and financial plans to determine and resolve gaps through Demand Reviews in the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • Understands and facilitates S&OP within the enterprise
  • Reports forecast accuracy of demand plans
  • Identify root causes and recommend actions to improve accuracy
  • In absence of sales or category input, provides a demand plan to support supply chain planning requirements and customer service levels
  • Use sales, finance marketing information, sometimes confidential, to drive demand plans
  • Recommends supply chain processes for improvement in areas impacting customer service and inventory levels
  • Recommends and creates demand models that drive changes in customer and/or product mix
  • Adjust consensus plans to consider consumption of forecasts, backlog and supply constraints
  • Experience in supply and demand planning – (3+ years)
  • Preferred BA/BS degree, APICS certification and knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and/or Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Ability to Influence category, marketing and supply partners to obtain a consensus forecast to targets
  • Ability to implement World Class supply chain methods to improve demand plan accuracy
  • Mastery of excel and powerpoint
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  • Secures the forecast from Sales Organizations and other stakeholders
  • Secure a good quality S&OP (Sales and Operations) process for assigned Customer
  • Evaluate and secure high forecast accuracy
  • Provide training of the forecast process to the extended Ericsson organization
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent experience in Demand management
  • 5- 7 years relevant Supply Chain and Logistics experience
  • Supply Process Knowledge
  • English Skills
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  • Manages and drives the regional S&OP demand planning process for assigned product families by reviewing historical sales trends and research demand drivers. Prepares forecast data, develops statistical forecast models and evaluates forecast results
  • Monitor and ensure the integrity and accuracy for relevant master data maintained in SAP to support the demand forecasting tool. Works with Supply Planners to identify items for SKU Optimizations Process
  • Develops accurate demand forecasts for designated product segment and works to minimize forecast variability
  • Review trends and key forecast changes to the demand forecast in the monthly demand review meetings to align the Commercial and Product Managers, Finance, Global and Regional Supply Planners, and Operations
  • Collaborates with Commercial and Product Managers to ensure that cross functional inputs are captured, assessed and incorporated into the demand forecast
  • Generate a rolling 24 month demand forecast evaluating results and adjusting statistical models
  • Review forecast for error metrics. Identify and implement actions to reduce forecast error and bias
  • May represent GSC Planning at Management meetings and report on historical sales data, trends and forecast changes
  • Presents and reports on trends and key forecast changes to Commercial and Product Managers, Finance, Global and Regional Supply Planners and Operations Management in monthly Demand Review meetings
  • Develop, coach, and mentor less senior staff as required
  • Expert knowledge of demand planning systems – SAP APO (preferred), i2, JDA/Manugistics, Demantra,
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Expert analytical, numerical and problem solving skills
  • Mastery in interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence others in matrixed organizations
  • Demonstrated thought leadership by independently developing and advocating a point of view
  • Cross-functional team leadership skills, including ability to identify and resolve issues/opportunities
  • Results oriented self-starter with a strong sense of ownership
  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative majors; Masters’ Degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ progressive experience in a Demand Planning role
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  • Present sales/ marketing demand in SAP APO. Analyze short-term and long-term demand
  • Manage phase in/phase out process for assigned products
  • Manage approved product volume for promo activities
  • Conduct data base in SAP APO (products & storage location)
  • Maintain database of customers and products in SAP R3
  • Handle clients’ orders and complaints
  • Make and deliver invoices to clients
  • Analyse KPIs: MAPE, SL, FEX, POX
  • Control areas of under/over stock, non/slow movers
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  • Specialized forecasting
  • Data gathering processes
  • Integrated planning
  • Coordinationg and connecting teams (Sales & Operations Planning), mainly networking with Marketing, Sales, MSD Manufacturing Division and EMEA Hub and leveraging all data and viewpoints available to more accurately determine future demand/production of our products
  • Bachelor's degree (MBA is a plus)
  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in Demand Planning, Marketing, Market Research, or Data Analysis
  • Fluency in English and Italian
  • High personal and professional standards of ethics and integrity
  • High level of energy and problem solving attitude
  • Negotiations and communication skills
  • COMET knowledge is required
  • MS Office mastery
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  • Manages all forecast parameters required to generate statistical forecasts (e.g., one-time events, seasonality, new/lost business) requiring collaboration with Sales and Product Management
  • Updates user input parameters to flow into the purchasing tool
  • Monitors inventory levels using Microsoft Power BI to assist in the control of slow, excess, and reserve inventory
  • Monitors results and identifies trends impacting demand forecast accuracy. Develops, communicates and implements corrective action plans as necessary
  • Provides proactive communication of forecast variances to Sales and Product Management
  • Actively seeks input and guidance from Sales and Product Management to ensure focus is aligned to address current business issues and common business goals
  • Supports forecast translation process (aggregation and reconciliation) to provide actionable information to users
  • Leads monthly consensus meetings
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  • Statistical demand planning
  • Deliver a high level of forecast value add
  • Input and maintain forecasted demand for multiple customers using a differentiated forecasting approach within the Software planning environment
  • Analyze and monitor forecasts at key customer level
  • Collaborate with sales and marketing in order to obtain a consensus forecast on key SKU’s
  • Collaborate with GPL and trade marketing to develop new products forecasts
  • Develop relationships with key accounts in order to obtain their most current projections and other inside get into how the market is behaving
  • Communicate with buyers on potential supply gaps to minimize backorders
  • Generate standardized monthly reports that display shipments, orders and forecast information
  • Focus on ways to improve forecasting on key customers which will result in an improvement in overall forecast accuracy
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business or other related analytical field OR Equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of related experience, preferably in consumer products
  • High degree of initiative
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft, Excel, and Power Point
  • Ability to speak in front of a group of individuals, including executives
  • Experience in Forecast Pro or Logility
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  • Relevant Bachelor or Master degree with 0 – 2 years’ experience (internships and traineeships included)
  • SAP R3 or APO knowledge is an advantage
  • Communicative and open
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  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in Supply Chain scheduling, forecasting and/or capacity planning functions
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills and knowledge of analytical tools (Excel, Minitab, etc.) along with statistical forecasting models
  • Proven record of process improvement projects using Lean or Six Sigma methodologies
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  • Interact with sales, marketing, and commercialization to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Five years of experience in Demand Planning is required
  • Knowledge of SAP/APO DP, Logility Voyager, Oracle Demantra or a similar Demand Planning software is required
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal are necessary due to the significant interactions required to ensure alignment and coordination across the stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting processes and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • MS Excel intermediate to advance level skills are required
  • Candidate should be able to quickly adjust as the situation changes
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  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business management, logistics, finance, or engineering
  • Analytical competencies including the use of Advanced Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (including pivot tables) skills
  • 1-3 years' forecasting, sales planning, customer planning, inventory management, production planning or financial planning with SAP or JDA
  • Previous Demand Planning or forecasting experience
  • Management of complex CPG categories in a supply chain role
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  • Create and monitor forecasts in JDA for all customers. This includes but is not limited to: correct set-up and data integrity within JDA, reviewing and correcting JDA exceptions and consumption issues, executing demand planning calendar tasks on time, attend and provide input on weekly availability calls, understand statistical modeling and how user input impacts the forecast, and review daily cuts and take corrective action/research
  • Provide one point of contact for all forecasting related questions from other functions, and utilize troubleshooting skills to work with other functions to correct any issues
  • Collaborate with business development teams to incorporate customer specific information into the forecast
  • Drive cross functional Consensus Meetings to review rolled up forecasts across each customer
  • Proactively communicate known forecast changes on items that are yet to be validated, facilitate monthly input through judgmental worksheets, and work to close operational vs. financial (consensus target) gaps
  • Be the subject matter expert on your item level data and forecasts
  • Work on POS trend analysis, category analysis, volatility and forecast error history on items
  • Track performance of new items across all customers. Drive improvement in new item processes and forecast error
  • Drive continuous improvement by examining existing demand planning processes and making recommendations for improvement
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  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a Demand Planning function
  • Interact with Sales, Commercial and Services Organizations to understand demand forecast drivers, and be able to build assumptions which support a robust forecast
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Business Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Explore the implementation and usage of a Demand Planning software tool
  • Provide input to the Services (Supply Planning & Scheduling) organization for them to be able to schedule and allocate resources effectively across all delivery requirements
  • Own and maintain the KPI’s associated with the forecast and pipeline execution across all geographies. Ensure a transparent and permanent feedback with regards to variances to the expected execution targets
  • Manage assumptions
  • Gather, analyze and validate data inputs
  • Review and assess impact of increased Sales Force
  • Review Leads and key sales execution KPI’s, use them as input for forecasts
  • Coordinate Sales & Operations Planning process and meetings
  • Achieve consensus with the business side and the “manufacturing organization” (Services team)
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  • Creation and maintenance of detailed records of all forecasts as well as various reporting tools in Excel, Microstrategy , ACS , Demand Solutions and JDA
  • Prepare and support monthly collaboration meetings for key accounts to align demand and ensure successful executions of various programs (introduction, maintenance, termination)
  • Experience in supply chain software preferred
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  • Validate product launches and deletions are accommodated by supply planning to meet launch/deletion dates by customer
  • IBP cycle managed to time each period, achieving one set of numbers, with clear & effective decisions taken
  • Process-orientation and analytical skills to support measurement and process design improvement
  • Interface with relevant category supply planners to provide input to the weekly drumbeat process
  • Facilitate a weekly cross functional drumbeat to ensure an optimal balance across supply and demand in the short-term
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  • Create, manage and improve SKU-level forecasts for a variety of e-commerce and retail channels
  • Independently meet with trade and sales partners on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis to revise and develop customer forecasts and challenge numbers when necessary
  • Track demand plan to company budget and resolve and/or justify discrepancies
  • Drive toward and beyond the company’s forecast accuracy goal for given customer assignments
  • Work cross functionally in high-visibility weekly meetings to ensure ad hoc customer-exclusive forecast timelines are met within the limitations of supplier lead times
  • Utilize SAP reporting & alerts system to monitor customers’ forecast accuracy and recognize newly defined trends
  • Analyze market research point of sale data and its trends’ potential impacts to any forecasts
  • Gain understanding of market growth and competitive market share and use knowledge to project high, medium and low potential forecasts for key customer accounts
  • Organize separate customer forecasts by category, brand and department and recognize products’ differing performance in each customer or channel
  • Study statistical forecasts and help resolve issues in adjusting sales history
  • Liaise with marketing, purchasing and trade marketing to drive completion of any customer-specific material requests prior to need for supply order
  • Motivate and assist other demand planners to help solve forecasting challenges outside of own customer portfolio
  • 2-3 years of supply chain planning experience in a consumer packaged goods environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, logistics and/or operations management or related field from an accredited university
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (Ex. Conditional formatting, vlookups, data visualization, pivot tables, formulas, understand data structure) and Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP & APO preferred)
  • Ability to independently identify and solve complex problems
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  • Owns shipment forecast at SKU and brand level in the assigned brands within his/her franchise
  • Experience in forecasting and demand planning in fast-moving consumer packaged goods environment required
  • Experience and proficiency in SAP and APO
  • APICS and Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is an asset
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  • Develop SKU-level financial and operational forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function. Develop New Product forecasts, End of Life forecasts, and understand impact of product cannibalization and Life Cycle changes
  • Interact with Sales, Marketing, Development Engineering, and customer finance to understand and interpret demand forecast drivers, to determine their impact to future forecasts
  • Coordinate a collaborative and consensus approach (S&OP) by working with Sales, Marketing, Development, and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Closely coordinate and communicate Forecasts with supply planning, inventory management, and distribution functions where appropriate
  • Seek out new data relationships and leverage them for improvements
  • Review sales plans, Marketing Promotions, Financial Annual Operating Plan updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers
  • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from Sales, Marketing, and Finance
  • Review promotional plans with Sales/Marketing
  • Prepare relevant material to facilitate research, discussion, and to empower decision-making
  • Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness master and dynamic data
  • Monitor, understand, and leverage FC Error data to improve Forecasts
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning processes and procedures
  • Drive process improvements and standardization by either streamlining existing or introducing a new process where one doesn’t exist
  • Display mastery of Demand Planning Software
  • Regularly and consistently support Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
  • Meet monthly with Purchasing, Production Planning, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to review product line FC error
  • Meet Monthly with Purchasing, Production Planning, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to reach consensus on Strategic/Tactical Revenue Goals
  • Manage several different types of BOMs in SAP
  • Take charge of S&OP processes on your product lines, including coordinating gathering data from Finance, Sales, Marketing, and the International Planning team
  • Partner with Set Planning to aid in completing complicated set consolidation projects, and launching new set configurations
  • Drive new-hire training and onboarding improvements for Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
  • Actively participate in new-hire training, and onboarding for Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
  • Mentor Associate Demand Planners and Demand Planners
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  • Coordinate the acquisition of data and market intelligence, adjusting the base statistical forecast with promotions and other market intelligence from Sales and Marketing
  • Manage the process of field sales forecasters making adjustments to the demand plan in APO
  • Utilize/Manage the use of SAP APO as the demand planning enabling tool – including support of field users, maintenance of security and driving systems issues to resolution
  • Create, analyse and fine tune base statistical forecasts. Develop causal models to predict sales using various predefined statistical models. Develop time series/lifecycle models to predict sales
  • Deliver APO training and provide systems support as required for the Commercial Sales teams
  • Create and monitor forecast accuracy reports to ensure achievement of forecast performance within standards, providing feedback to forecasters to facilitate improvement
  • Conduct APO maintenance to include new product/distribution set up, proportional factor maintenance, discontinuing items, create forecast profiles in APO and maintain profile assignment documents
  • Ongoing interaction and support for the downstream Supply Chain teams, ensuring clean data transfers between APO and SAP R/3
  • Utilize Excel to run BW reports and import APO data in performing ad hoc analysis
  • Meeting deadlines for the periodic Demand Planning process within APO and the impact to downstream processes
  • Achieving statistical forecast accuracy targets
  • Internal customer service
  • Support of the S&OP processes
  • Timely reporting of period KPI’s
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university OR High school diploma/GED and 3 years of experience forecasting, planning, logistics, or consulting in a closely related area
  • 2 years of experience working with ERP systems, preferably SAP/SCM-APO DP
  • 1 year of experience with Microsoft Excel
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  • Leading FMCG distributor, retail sales channels
  • High numbers of SKUs
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Solid experience in a Demand Planning/Forecasting role in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of managing relationships with key stakeholders as part of an S&OP process or similar
  • Experience of using a planning tool would be an advantage, along with intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to confidently communicate with senior stakeholders
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications with further vocational training an advantage
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field
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  • Support and participate in the preparation and presentation of short and long term volume sales forecasts at an item level
  • Drive the implementation of advanced analytics in business processes, KPI's and predictive modeling
  • Preparation of standard corporate package pages and supporting documentation as well as coordination/communication of the forecast with Finance. This may include providing key assumptions, findings and observations along with actionable information; interpret ambiguous data; draw conclusions and provide recommendations
  • Learn to provide market insight and analysis within the department or the business unit while utilizing statistical programming methodology and data analysis skills
  • Develop and recommend contingency plans in response to unexpected changes in demand/supply; provide timely and thorough assessment of problems and formulate solutions; propose solutions which present minimal disruption to the business; develop processes to mitigate recurrence
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to apply business concepts, procedures and practices to daily tasks
  • Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications
  • Demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills
  • Ability and aptitude to provide solutions and contingency plans through the comprehensive review of alternatives
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  • Proactively collaborates with internal teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation
  • Responsible to live and exemplify Stryker’s Values: Integrity, Accountability, People, and Performance
  • Develop and fine tune statistical forecasting models to deliver best in class forecast accuracy by SKU by week
  • University degree required
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role an asset
  • APICS or other CPP designation preferred
  • Previous experience in medical device or hospital industry is a strong asset
  • Experience and in depth understanding of ERP and Oracle experience preferred
  • Forecasting experience an asset
  • Internal applicants with an equivalent combination of education, experience and performance over time at Stryker will be considered
  • Must be able to understand and follow detailed and complex instructions and operating procedures
  • Must be able to prioritize work and keep accurate and detailed records
  • Excellent communication skills – written/oral
  • Effective analytical skills
  • Strong administrative skills – planning and organizational skills
  • Effective problem solving skills and time management skills
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and contribute in a team environment
  • Able to work at a rapid pace while paying attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate, proficient in Excel and other MS Office applications
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  • Oversee team collaboration with Marketing and Sales on driving the Demand S&OP Meeting for both OEM and Surgical. Ensure professional representation of Demand Planning at the Demand and Supply S&OP Reviews
  • 2+ years of experience in leading teams
  • Six Sigma, PMI, Lean, APICS(CPIM, CSCP), or ASQ certifications preferred
  • Robust knowledge of end-to-end planning systems and processes (demand planning, inventory planning, capacity planning, production planning & scheduling, purchasing, S&OP, etc)
  • Experience supporting / leading S&OP (Product, Demand, Supply, Reconciliation, Executive)
  • 2+ years’ experience working with supply chain financial measurements, governance, and/or OGSM
  • 3+ years’ experience managing cross-functional projects, improvement programs, initiatives
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  • Plan New Product roll outs for IC Accounts and large advertising events
  • Proactively maintain JDA forecast
  • Plan using Business intelligence tools from customer as well as internal SBD systems
  • Assist in preparation for monthly Major Account Planning Process (MAPP)
  • Lead or support continuous improvement projects to achieve 99% customer fill rates
  • Understanding of manufacturing lead times and working to meet deadlines
  • Working cross functional to support business needs
  • Customer Collaborative planning & forecasting processes
  • Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related experience
  • 2 - 5 years of forecasting/planning experience
  • Knowledge of JDA & SAP preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Should have organizational, planning, and project management skills
  • Should have knowledge of supply chain process
  • Should have strong analytical & communication skills
  • Solid understanding of demand planning using forecast algorithms
  • Should have a background in customer collaboration or logistics
  • Financial background is a plus
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  • Assessed, validated and consolidated demand at product level for each assigned demand stream area via Demand Plan Change Summary Report
  • Support alignment of operational demand with strategic demand (Long Range Plan [LRP]) and drive alignment with Product Supply Chain Owner (PSCO)
  • Assessed 36 months independent demand plan for all material categories Finished Goods and 24 months for Drug Product and Drug Substance independent demand
  • Create Finished Goods replenishment plans at distribution center level for the entire planning horizon
  • Give feedback to customers and regional stakeholders about supply feasibility
  • Continuous improvement of the Supply Chain set-up in alignment with the Commercial, Regulatory and Quality organization
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  • At least 3 years related experience with Master Production Scheduling and Materials Requirements
  • Planning and/or Supply Chain Logistics
  • Knowledge of Database Applications (Access or FoxPro)
  • Experience with SAP and AS400
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use and maintain SAP APO as the primary forecasting tool including maintenance of Demand Planning master and transactional data
  • Utilize other available tools (such as stat forecasting tool) for effectively and efficiently generating a consensus-based demand forecast
  • Accountable for collection of sales data for customer transactions, planned marketing activities, market share information, competitor activities, and channel partner plans required as inputs to the forecasting process which will use both judgment and statistical methods and sources
  • Complete demand data input as necessary, to review system-generated forecast across multiple levels of aggregation and multiple time horizons
  • Prepare for and facilitate demand prework meetings and for all demand consensus planning activities including generating and publishing reports, coordinating and leading cross functional meetings and using a collaborative approach to understand demand drivers; solicit customer and market intelligence from sales and marketing including customer promotion data, wins and losses in business, innovation growth, etc
  • Synchronizing calendars with the commercial organization so that they are aligned with tactical planning cycle in all aspects related to completing demand consensus activities
  • Review, scrub and analyze the forecast through scrutiny of variances, historical sales trends including rolling averages (3-month, 6-month, 12-month), year over year data, research of demand drivers, other customer and market related changes, etc. and obtain consensus from commercial organization
  • Accountable for meeting/exceeding forecast accuracy KPI targets – manage and drive improvement plans across various levels of forecast aggregation (Example sku, sku/DC, etc.)
  • Accountable for acquiring the skills to retrieve information/reports from SAP BI and EDW as well as directly from the planning books; ability to create own reports as needed, as well as quickly adapt to new reporting tools made available through the organization
  • Participate in cross functional teams supporting production and/or inventory management; Collaborate with supply planning and inventory management to support accurate and timely tactical decisions on production and deployment
  • Assist in supply data inputs
  • Other projects/duties as assigned or needed
  • Follow consistent analysis methodology for monthly, quarterly and annual review of data; share best practices across department
  • 4 year degree required; preferably in supply chain, finance, accounting, applied mathematics
  • High proficiency in tools used for data scrubbing and analysis such as Excel is a must; Access a plus, Microsoft Office tools usage and application
  • Demonstrated proficiency in solving problems, analyzing data, and apply information
  • Possess knowledge of basic supply chain activities, including transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer
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  • Consistently achieve sustainable Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA) improvement: (accuracy level and variability, bias balance)
  • Implement improvements to Demand and Supply Planning processes and tools to deliver tangible benefits (e.g.: increased efficiencies etc)
  • Capture, prioritize, analyze and input Generating Demand events; customer, consumer & competitor information; other external / internal trends and influences, which impact demand plan
  • Highlight and manage exceptional demand and supply issues, such as unrealistic demand, material shortage, etc
  • To help ensure commitment from all functions, build and maintain good communication and
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  • Work closely with Sales Channel Managers, Finance, and Business leadership to create and manage Demand Forecasts for supply procurement, and distribution
  • Develop and maintain Master Schedule to support yearly financial, sales, and inventory targets
  • Ensure demand plan is updated and maintained in a timely manner to accurately drive weekly MRP runs
  • Monitor daily demand to identify trends, noting outliers and deviations from plan, and make adjustments accordingly
  • Work closely with procurement team to identify shortages, overstocks and other product issues, create action plan and make adjustments as required
  • Perform monthly evaluation of projected stock balances, min/max levels, weeks of supply analysis, inventory turns, excess and obsolete inventory and identify forecasted/non forecasted inventory requirements
  • Create, manage, and distribute monthly vendor forecast, and vendor specific supply reports as required
  • Work to seek improvements to process, technique, and execution, as well as adoption of improved systems and or tools
  • Create and publish metrics to evaluate overall plan/process effectiveness
  • Ad-Hoc reporting and analysis
  • Various work related tasks as assigned
  • Work closely with product managers to effectively manage new product launch, and product obsolescence
  • Ability to coordinate large projects across multiple workgroups
  • Strong grasp of inventory management processes and best practices
  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office skills, with expert Excel Skills (e.g. macros, formulas, charts, pivots) Experience with Inventory Management Software, Microsoft Great Plains desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Economics, Business, or a related field
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  • Develops strategies to aid in the coordination of the delisting of parts as well as coordinates the introduction of new parts and recalls in excess to be modified into products with higher sales
  • Designs and trains employees and customers on inventory reviews, policies, and procedures for finished goods inventory management and control
  • Establishes and monitors inventory performance measures by utilizing an inventory control system
  • Developing and implement inventory policies, procedures, strategies, and/or performance reviews of inventory stocking processes
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  • Performance Management - establish targets for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) track performance, and take actions to improve
  • Non-conformance Management (NCM) – contact point for supply chain/logistics related non-conformances in assigned area. Responsible for investigation and settlement
  • Cross-Functional Teamwork – work with Corporate Logistics, 3PL’s, IT, and other functions within the business to improve supply chain performance
  • Sales & Operations Planning – actively support the S&OP planning process by organizing relevant data, updating KPI’s and participating in the monthly meetings by representing the supply planning function
  • Identifies and implements improvements in department Supply Chain Management policies, processes and procedures
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 65% JDA HHI Demand Planning
  • 2 years of experience in Supply Chain
  • Associates Degree Required
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Engineering/ Operations/ Supply Chain Management/Mathematics) or additional years equivalent experience required
  • Understanding of technology tools that enable demand planning and reporting
  • Strong mathematical / statistical abilities
  • Hands on experience with modeling, analysis, and simulation tools
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  • Analyze factors that impact demand for Nestle products (i.e., category trends / trade promotions / competitive products / seasonality / retail consumption / distribution channels), and build statistical models that quantify the business environment
  • Function as the primary expert regarding demand for Nestle products. Use this expertise to advise the consensus team regarding how various demand events impact sales
  • Present statistical forecasts to the consensus team. Explain business assumptions behind the forecast and methods used to quantify each event
  • In partnership with the Sales team, use promotion event post-audit data to analyze the effectiveness of trade promotions. Use the resulting insight to forecast the impact of future promotion events. Advice management regarding which promotion vehicles would be most effective under which circumstances
  • Develop statistical models of causal factors that have a strong correlation to demand for Nestle products (i.e., sales of cars four years ago drive sales of replacement tires today)
  • Analyze buying patterns of key customers and predict how they will react to incentives
  • Analyze market response to new products and use this to develop forecasts for new items not yet introduced
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to identify opportunities for controlling demand in the event of chronic factory capacity problems or inventory shortages
  • Regularly validate forecast splits down to the Item/DC/Week level. Adjust the short-term DC-Week forecasts as necessary to support effective deployment of inventory
  • Support supply planning by communicating key issues and uncertainty behind the forecast. Adjust forecasts mid-month when orders are not developing as expected
  • Other functions as required
  • Experience in consumer goods Marketing or Sales helpful
  • Expertise in applying multiple statistical models to complex data sets, and identifying the best option for demand forecasting performance
  • Experience is calculating: price elasticity factor, channel penetration curve, market response coefficient, cannibalization ratio, product segmentation map helpful
  • Experience utilizing APO’ Demand Planning software a real plus
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  • Customer collaborative planning
  • Plan new product transitions
  • Perform daily Sales Order Management activities to maximize Service Level, Cycle Time, & On Time performance
  • Develop and Implement reports for all areas of the business
  • Experience in Demand Planning using forecast software, preferably JDA
  • Experience in demand planning processes using forecast algorithms
  • Experience in Sales Order Management, preferable using SAP
  • Experience in a large volume retail CPG business
  • Experience in customer collaboration or logistics
  • Excellent analytical & communication skills
  • Process and documentation oriented
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and project management skills
  • At least 2 - 5 years of forecasting/planning experience preferred
  • Experience with Order Management Systems
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
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  • Responsible for understanding consumption/shipment trends and category dynamics to support and endorse total volume forecast
  • Lead the monthly consensus process for the item/brand/equity for which they are responsible
  • Provide timely updates and analysis to Supply Chain partners to identify scenario planning opportunities
  • Prepare and present various analyses of forecast performance of business unit to management upon request
  • Communicate fully with supervisors and others who have a need to know. Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive
  • HS Diploma/GED equivalent
  • Experience in logistics, demand planning/forecasting, supply planning, or supply chain related areas
  • Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel
  • Strong presentation and influencing skills necessary for communication with Company leadership regarding business
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  • Perform analysis based on historical performance for assigned accounts and/or markets
  • Act as a liaison between Sales and Plant personnel to facilitate the forecast cycle
  • Understand and apply knowledge of various system processes to facilitate data flow
  • Develop and execute logic queries in various databases, including Manugistics, Stratum, and AS400 to obtain specific data
  • Organize and lead monthly demand planning and S&OP meetings
  • Meet with multiple departments to obtain forecast information
  • Assist with annual A.O.P. (budget) process
  • Understand and apply knowledge of hierarchal data groupings
  • Prepare and present data for monthly SOP meetings
  • Apply decisions regarding future forecast probabilities
  • Prepare spreadsheets/charts/graphs and perform statistical calculations
  • Field incoming questions and/or requests regarding forecast data
  • Organize and lead meetings with major customers to obtain forecast projections
  • Troubleshoot issues with data processing
  • Measure forecast accuracy
  • Understand various product categorizations
  • ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • Experience in Demand Planning preferred
  • Ability to understand moderately complex mathematical formulas and calculations
  • Knowledge of SQL (sequel) writing ability/or other proven database query experience
  • Ability to understand and create logic queries in various databases and organize data results
  • Working knowledge of Stratum Planner and/or Viewer preferred
  • Strong communication skills and ability to convey information showing confidence/assertiveness
  • Knowledge of customer base/structure
  • Exposure to various forecasting algorithms preferred
  • High level of organizational and multi-tasking skills required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various types of groups
  • Ability to work with a high degree of independence
  • Ability to work efficiently with various levels of management
  • Ability to perform analytics and formulate creative solutions
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines
  • NPD Database experience preferred
  • Understanding of Customer Master and Item Master hierarchies preferred
  • High Level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to travel up to 10-15%
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  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working cross functionally to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Collaborate with operations and inventory planning to develop a plan that improves asset utilization and supports excellent customer service
  • Active involvement in ERP implementation of Oracle and Demantra planning systems. Subject Matter Expert for Demand Planning
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  • Work closely with Sales to translate and validate sales plans into demand plans as part of the Monthly Business Planning (MBP) process
  • Maintain forecasts in SAP APO
  • Analyze/ Review sales trends and monitor sales achievements to proactively identify issues and propose improvements in conjunction with National Account Managers and Regional Account Managers
  • Liaise with Marketing and Finance for new product launches and discontinuations and to evaluate assumptions (pre and post launch) – new product forecasts, pipeline fills
  • Maintain cleaned history in APO at the appropriate level. Generate an 18-month rolling forecast
  • Prepare monthly Demand Planning Templates and participate in the MBP process. Coordinate input from various functional areas in a multi category environment
  • Document, review, and evaluate qualitative and quantitative business planning assumptions and provide feedback for improvement
  • Liaise with Country Business Manager and National Account Managers at month end to review sales LE vs demand plan and work on sales forecast inputs for demand plan adjustments
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive and successful Supply Chain experience, preferably in demand planning
  • Must have a track record of strong, consistent performance
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Canadian Foodservice industry a definite asset
  • Proficiency in MS Excel. Familiarity with SAP APO, BW, Cognos, MS Access, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Team player, with excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively across all functions and levels of the organization. Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strategic thinker with strong business acumen
  • Detail oriented with demonstrated ability to effectively manage complexity and work within a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Proactive decision making abilities for supply chain decisions based on the business environment needs
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Deliver accurate SKU level demand plans across the specified brand or portfolio of products
  • Deliver high quality new launch scenario plans, including assessment of category impacts
  • Optimal management of product transitions and discontinuations
  • Monthly KPI root causing across demand planning, customer service and inventory management metrics to drive resolution and continuous improvement
  • Lead the monthly demand review meetings and play a key role in brand Integrated Business Planning meetings
  • Graduate standard
  • Demand planning / supply chain experience in an FMCG environment
  • SAP SCM experience or similar demand planning systems
  • Proficiency in the use of Excel, including advanced spreadsheet tools
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to run highly effective meetings
  • Effective time management & organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm to learn and evolve best practice
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Passion for the prestige cosmetics industry
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  • Evaluate demand planning data integrity to ensure that analysis is conducted with accurate information
  • Liaise with Commercial counterparts to understand changes made to demand based on pricing, promotional plans, launches and events; update forecast for any last minute unplanned demand
  • Deliver against core business targets including inventory and customer fill rate
  • Drive the publishing of the consensus forecast to be used for supply planning
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel; comfortable with excel-based modelling
  • Previous experience with statistical forecasting software and a working understanding of statistical modelling is a plus; job role will require candidate to develop high proficiency in the use of specified statistical software in a short period
  • Working knowledge of Order to Cash systems is a plus
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  • Prepare, lead, and follow up monthly demand reviews with the sales teams and managers to highlight and understand sales forecast changes over a 24 month rolling period, understanding risks to the sales forecast
  • Follow up with Demand and Resupply Planners from other regions to review and verify demand towards sites in North America
  • Keep track with Product Managers/R&D with regards to status of implementing new products and withdrawing existing products and ensure Sales Managers are properly considering this in their forecasts
  • Lead periodic Sales & Operations Planning meetings with top customers. Publish key bullets to ensure visibility of pertinent information to key stakeholders
  • Provide key demand input on a site level for the Supply Reviews (site demand, risks, opportunities) for all sites in North America
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers with Sales Manager/Product Managers, and develop statistical forecast models to improve forecast results
  • Continuously develop, improve and/or maintain a high degree of automation with regards to establishing required regional views and making them easily available for all involved in the Demand Review process
  • Be an active member of the global community of Demand Planners (from other regions) and IT (who are providing the supporting tools) with the objective to contribute for continuous improvement of global processes, tools and data including training of all involved people
  • BS or equivalent experience in supply chain, business or related discipline
  • APICS, IBF or similar certification in supply chain planning is highly preferred
  • Minimum three years of experience in a supply chain environment contributing directly to sales and operations planning, ideally in demand management
  • Prefer experience in chemical or other process manufacturing product company, and the ability to demonstrate an understanding of process manufacturing concepts and their relation to the demand planning process
  • Deep experience in data analysis and reporting; prefer experience using data modeling tools
  • Demonstrated personal integrity in developing processes, ensuring data quality, and accountability for work product
  • Good computer software skills with tools related to the job - Excel, ERP, database management, data modeling tools
  • Strong presentation and communication skills are essential
  • Project management skills are an advantage
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  • Manage and facilitate the demand forecast processes and procedures for responsible customers
  • Develop and maintain month demand forecast by customer and item level
  • Track performance and provide variance analysis of forecast versus sales orders
  • Analyze effects of SKU trends, promotions, planogram changes and ensure proper alignment with sales team, marketing and supply chain
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain for new product addition/transitions
  • Lead monthly cross-functional collaborative forecast reviews
  • Maintain sufficient forecast accuracy levels with each account
  • Prepare reports for monthly demand forecast reviews with management
  • Communicate significant forecast adjustments to Supply Chain on a timely basis
  • Lead development of annual Sales Plan by customer, by item and by month
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Marketing
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in demand forecast/planning
  • Strong skills using MS Excel and Access
  • Ability to manage cross-functional team interactions on all company levels
  • The ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Experience with statistical demand forecasting software such as SAP-APO, Logility, JDA Manuguistics, Demand Solutions, etc
  • Ability to work occasionally on weekends with short notice
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  • Generate a baseline 24 month statistical forecast model using the SAP APO system. Determine, document and maintain all statistical parameters used to drive a ‘best fit’ model
  • Collaborate with DP Business Partner on all ‘history cleansing’ activities; make adjustments and record assumptions
  • Maintain APO master data including CVC creation, disaggregation factors and attributes
  • Analyze forecast exceptions and data integrity reports weekly utilizing BW reporting tools and Excel
  • Review historical shipment and depletion trends and research demand drivers; summarize and provide insight to the DP Business Partners to support the monthly S&OP process
  • As necessary collaborate with Demand Business Partners to conduct root cause analysis to identify drivers of error and work together to take the necessary corrective action to drive continuous improvement in forecast accuracy and bias performance
  • The Demand Planning Analyst owns the statistical forecast accuracy metric which will influence the finished good inventory and safety stock levels to drive customer service targets
  • Pro-actively works with the Demand Manager and the DP Business Partner, owning the statistical forecast and highlighting deviations to the shipment and/or depletion trends
  • Participates in all monthly S&OP meetings with the DP Business Partner to understand market drivers that could potentially impact the statistical trends
  • Strong knowledge of statistical forecasting methodologies
  • Responsible for generating statistical baseline forecasts for numerous skus
  • Complex data integrity review weekly to ensure accuracy of Item/location statistical forecast
  • Find Solutions
  • Influence others and multi-task effortlessly
  • Grow Yourself
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations / Supply Chain Management or related business discipline
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience working within the Demand and/or Supply Chain Planning process; Consumer Packaged Goods Industry preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics and/or forecasting methodologies with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
  • Baseline SAP APO system and Business Intelligence/BW Reporting skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and decision making skills, to support this a proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Excel, PowerPoint is required
  • Baseline understanding of the end-to-end Supply Chain Planning processes; Supply Planning, Distribution Requirements Planning, Inventory Planning, Conversion, Logistics, Procurement and Customer Service
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  • Experience in demand planning using forecast algorithms
  • Complete understanding of manufacturing lead times
  • Basic financial skills
  • At least 2 - 5 years of forecasting/planning experience
  • Knowledge of JDA Manugistics & SAP preferred
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool, and all related software
  • Monitor SKU levels and recommend SKU rationalization initiatives in the future
  • Manage inventory targets (including safety stock levels) that are approved by management
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  • Excellent previous Planning track record
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Experience of using an MRP system
  • Able to make very good decisions, quickly and to stand by them
  • Posesses a desire to understand customer and colleagues’ requirements
  • Uses initiative when approaching new tasks, tackling problems and prioritising workload
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Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers and ensure all data is considered in final forecast
  • Use and execute statistical forecast modeling techniques and software
  • Review resulting statistical forecast model and select best fit forecast model
  • Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting and reduce forecast error
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance departments
  • Provide input to volume planning (Latest Estimates/annual process) and facilitate/manage demand planning/customer meetings
  • Maintain demand planning system and software; enter/modify data ensuring correct product hierarchy and monitor trends in forecast error
  • Work on special assignments projects as they arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication with both internal and external customers
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2-3 years of previous Forecast, Demand Planning and Demand Execution experience
  • 2-3 years of ERP/MRP experience, Oracle and Demantra preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in the Medical Device industry in Customer Service, Supply Chain, and/or Inside Sales
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
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  • Collaborate input from internal consensus participate (brand-marketing/sales)
  • Manage sku level forecasting by customer-location
  • Manage product flow by month
  • Plan exit strategies and transition plan for excess inventory
  • Analyze and consolidate large volumes of data (shipments, point of sales, inventory, market share, promotional activity), develop a fact-based point of view, and communicate to management via presentations and reports
  • Facilitate monthly inventory/replenishment reviews with buying staff to communicate trends and assumptions. Assimilate information from collaborative input and provide recommendations for adjustments
  • Develop and maintain weekly sku level demand signals (promotions, customer forecasts) for new, active, discontinued products by utilizing statistical forecasting models, incorporating customer-supplied data, market intelligence or applying other techniques to define best methods to forecast customer demand
  • Collaborate with Key Customers and Field Sales to gain outside market data
  • Forecasting, database and reporting tools general purpose knowledge would be preferred
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong math, analytical and conceptual skills
  • Strong computer skills-database and spreadsheet tools
  • Strong Effective Oral and Written Communication, with the ability to lead and facilitate consensus meetings
  • Understands supply chain management practices (product development, sourcing, purchasing, decoration)
  • Accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to quickly learn, remain flexible and work in a rapidly changing environment
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  • Support the timely and successful delivery of products to customer promise dates
  • Responsible for generating monthly and quarterly firm and rolling forecast. Responsible to drive SIOP process which includes sales, production and product management team to align entire demand and supply and generate the consensus forecast
  • Implement and maintain adequate demand sensing techniques & processes to ensure the timely adjustment to supply based on latest business intelligence and actual demand trends
  • Responsible for close coordination with procurement planners in terms of sharing the forecast, issue resolution, and material stocking strategies
  • Responsible for matching the finished product planning with the customer orders/forecast in the ERP system for use in the planning process
  • Schedule and facilitate reviews with the planning team to ensure proper alignment of customer needs and production plans
  • Compile metrics and perform analysis for SIOP (Sales, Inventory, Operations, and Planning)
  • Develops and maintains metrics to track performance and contribution for their area, such as forecast accuracy, line fill rate (LIFR), backorders, and days of supply (DOS)
  • Communicate with customer service regarding any issues affecting delivery
  • Actively participate and contribute as member of the Supply Chain Organization
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned
  • Familiarity with an ERP system and common software applications. (Oracle E1 a plus)
  • Proficiency with MS Office products with expertise in Excel
  • Experience in analyzing data and production planning
  • Excellent Organizational, documentation, and communication skills
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  • Review customer requirements, participate in new product introductions inventory management, negotiate potential product end of life activities and material flow by cost center
  • To Follow and establish practices that ensure the correct administration of the MPS/MRP/CAP parameters for planning, the appropriate use of the system and compliance follows practices and task that ensure the service metrics achievement
  • To manage plant manufacturing requirements according to inventory policy and plant capacities
  • To manage the expected levels of finished goods inventory and sub-assemblies in the distribution center and plant by division
  • To manage the manufacturing resources based on the analysis of the demand, forecast, and manufacturing tendencies to provide information to management to support the decision making process
  • To participate and interact in manufacturing meetings for monitoring compliance of schedule attainment
  • To comply with EHS, Quality and Productivity objectives
  • To support COS activities and deployment
  • Ensure training of his own and subordinates (CW)
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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field
  • 2+ years demonstrated results in supply chain management or demand planning with Bachelors degree
  • 0+ years demonstrated results/relevant experience with Advanced degree
  • Experience using SAP, Manugistics, or other ERP system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of use of Microsoft Office products
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  • Bachelor degree in business/economy topics, preferably in planning or statistical modelling
  • Knowledge of SAP and preferably also demand planning systems
  • Proven track of records of developing forecasting methods and preparing accurate sales forecast in the complex environment
  • At least 2 years of experience in demand planning is key
  • Minimum 3 years of business experience in the global company
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  • Works closely with all functions (Marketing, Product Development, Finance, Sales, Network, Engineering, etc.) to formulate, implement and execute forecast and continuous improvement strategies and incorporate product life cycle, promotions, new product development/launch, and event information into demand forecasts
  • Performs forecast analysis and strategic demand planning to meet business unit, regional, and functional group goals and objectives on a national level
  • Manages regional inventory levels at local warehouses to an established Days on Hand (DOH) threshold. Creates weekly market ship plans, reviews with warehouse leaders and communicates changes to plan when necessary
  • Develops demand forecasts and supply plans based on business rules, lead times, customer orders, safety stock requirements, bills of material, etc. (as applicable), escalating shortages and overages to management as required
  • Refines statistical forecast models and amends forecasting polices to continually improve process efficiency and/or forecast accuracy. Identifies gaps and reconciles discrepancies between dollars and units by demand stream. Facilitates the coordination of resolution plans for out of stock items
  • Implements business rules / practices for the planned acquisition of inventory on a timely basis and in a manner that maximizes flexibility of that inventory
  • Resolves exceptions to balance Supply and Demand; attempts to resolve supply and demand imbalances among PDCs; collaborates with relevant business leads in making decisions and tradeoffs that balance supply and demand; updates supply plan with any changes required to execute the agreed supply plan
  • Assists in the establishment of min/max and reorder levels; identifies excess materials and disposes or transfers between distribution centers. Coordinates with procurement and engineering to determine whether or not low-activity items should be re-ordered
  • Monitors and executes follow-up activities for backorder and re-order items, (e.g. advises the fulfillment locations regarding timeliness of availability, additional supply chain costs and resulting ramifications on margin, etc.). Collaborates with other planning team members, procurement, and relevant business leads to resolve out of stock or stock shortage situations
  • Assists with sourcing in an on-going review of current suppliers and potential secondary suppliers
  • Provides analysis of data and trend reports to facilitate decision making with regard to inventory
  • May order marketing collateral and works with Marketing to plan for version changes and reduce excess. Works with warehouses to ensure material is being used appropriately
  • May purchase components for self-install kits and maintains kit build schedule, managing kit inventory to a DOH target
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  • Bachelor degree in any field
  • Male or Female aged 25 – 30 years old
  • 2-5 Years of Working Experience in Demand / Supply Planning field
  • Strong in Demand Planning
  • Intermediate Excel skills and SAP knowledge preferred
  • Demand Planning & Inventory Management
  • Energetic and persistent focus on timely delivery, Collaborative
  • A thoughtful listener with straightforward, honest and direct communication style
  • Reliable, resilient, flexible and embrace to changes
  • Manage all elements of Demand & Supply Planning and Inventory
  • Work collaboratively with Sales, Marketing to understand and deliver the brand/customer requirements, improve and deliver accurate, robust and timely forecasts
  • Highlighting and addressing supply chain issue that could affect the business and KPIs
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  • Review promotional plans with marketing
  • College degree of a BS/BA or higher in business, Planning or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Demand Planning in a leadership role
  • Experience in defining the difference between a demand baseline and the components of demand, along with identifying trends, forecasting levels
  • This position requires the ability to separate trends form baseline changes, while understanding the impact of demand changes
  • Strong ability to communicate to all levels of the organization including non-analytical personnel
  • Has a solid understanding of the systems used to complete all demand planning requirements
  • Experience with data security processes
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  • Lead the local integrated business planning process to necessary activities and update to the entire value chain of the SAS Regional Distribution Center
  • Govern and improve stock profile definition, review process and Product Life Management
  • Partner and elaborate with Sales, Finance, and Product Management to develop best practices
  • Develop integrated rolling demand and supply planning for business execution, measure and improve plans accuracy
  • Coordinate and cooperate with local sales and product management teams to effectively manage phase in and out initiatives
  • Make detailed gap analyses across the value chain and provide solutions to reach expected customer service levels at optimized inventory levels
  • Maintain a good working environment and good collaboration in order to optimize the working procedures and tools
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  • Manage all onboarding activities for corporate and/or new major accounts
  • Facilitate, track, and report new sales business opportunities which will include but not be limited to reporting and tracking wins and new business opportunities and managing and tracking conversion for Corporate Accounts
  • Develop and manage cross functional teams to facilitate data sharing activities between ICU and customer
  • Manage the collection and entry of forecast into ICU planning system (DEMANTRA)
  • Oversee and manage all conversion, stocking, and/or prebuild orders in Oracle
  • Track ordering and sales activities through Oracle EBS and/or ICU Sell Through database
  • Prepare regular onboarding status
  • Assist in preparation of price list updates, custom conversions and contract pricing
  • Work with marketing to prepare customer specific product catalogs
  • Creative problem solving and apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting and reduce forecast error
  • Identifying the drivers of variance in monthly forecasts
  • Prepare all relevant material and reports to facilitate a collaborative demand and consensus review process and forecasts
  • Facilitate demand planning process and meetings with regional sales managers, key customers, executive sales team, marketing and finance
  • Analyzing data to quantify anticipated increase or decrease in sales from won/loss business opportunities, marketing events, and new product launches
  • Work with master scheduling and plants on expedites for conversion orders
  • Provide forecast input to annual budget planning process
  • Work on special assignments as they arise
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively
  • Be responsible for making decisions
  • High School diploma; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • 2 to 3 years MRP/ERP planning systems experience
  • Previous experience in the medical device industry is preferred
  • Previous experience in engineering, drawings, marketing and customer service is preferred
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  • Assess and present key comparisons to Budget, Commercial and statistical forecasts, as well as previous plans. Drive focused discussions to arrive at an Approved Demand Statement for use by Global Supply Planning
  • Analyse Demand trends: Ability to review and analyse trends, and to identify anomalies, outliers and causals
  • Must possess solid knowledge and Ability to interpret and reconcile Demand and Supply data
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills with a strong desire to exceed customer expectations
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  • Generate monthly demand forecasts utilizing the demand planning system, e.g. Dynamics
  • Conduct forecast accuracy analysis ensuring forecasting processes and methods are followed
  • Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the sales forecast, e.g. historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, and when available, account POS and inventory data
  • Lead Consensus Forecast meetings with Marketing and Sales teams to review sales forecasts and all other pertinent information that may impact the forecast. Advise sales and marketing teams of variances between forecasts, plans, and actuals
  • Measure and analyze the impact of forecast accuracy on the business. Prepare, report, and communicate forecast metrics performance to Leadership
  • Support S&OP processes with data and analysis
  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques, methods, and approaches
  • Coordinate the demand planning process for new product introductions in supply chain
  • Utilize best practice methodology for creating forecasts and recommend adjustments to forecast based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Continuously maintain and improve documentation and standard operating procedures for demand planning processes and systems
  • 5+ years related experience in demand planning and S&OP with a CPG company
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  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Mathematics from a four-year college or university; emphasis in supply chain preferred; three years’ experience in purchasing, merchandising, or inventory management; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrate high levels of verbal and written communication with cross functional partners, vendors and stores to manage inventory quantities across departments
  • Ability to learn and use ERP software application as it relates to all inventory management and report functions
  • Ability to learn and use demand, inventory and replenishment planning software as it relates to all inventory management and reporting functions
  • Knowledge of product storage and distribution
  • Ability to acquire and maintain technical understanding of products being purchased
  • Ability to use current MS Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to collect and synthesize large amounts of data to draw valid conclusions
  • Problem-solving skills: listening to, interpreting, and meeting the needs of others; diagnosing root cause of problems
  • Ability to design and implement efficient procedures and processes
  • Skill in developing effective working relationships with individuals from different organization levels
  • Skill in communicating with others in a tactful and professional manner
  • Ability to listen to others to identify needs and concerns
  • Ability to clearly present information in one-on-one and group situations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Effectively communicate: Problem, Driver(s), Recommended Solution, Timeline and Key Metrics
  • Ability to complete work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to communicate professionally and provide a positive working environment that demonstrates the team’s values, mission statement, and vision statement
  • Ability to work with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Desire to support and meet the needs of customers, employees, and the Cooperative as a whole
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  • Inventory Control: manage inventory levels for designated batteries and accessories. Develop and adjust statistical analysis by SKU and family using sales pattern to determine possible changes to stocking plans. Be able to determine most appropriate stock levels, build quantities and stock locations. Make stocking recommendations given sales, customer needs and customer service feedback. Review stock levels to reduce or discontinue SKU’s based on sales projections
  • Production Planning: work with plants and suppliers to meet customer fulfillment and target inventory levels. Assure the plant load is sustained to meet PSI plans when orders are cancelled, reallocated or moved out
  • Perform any statistical analyses to increase accuracy of the forecast
  • Must be creative, have excellent analytical skills, possess high personal performance standards and be comfortable operating in a fast paced environment
  • Publish and distribute periodic inventory and Demand Management reports
  • Manager assigned projects to facilitate new product introductions and cost-effective phase-outs of products being discontinued
  • Support cross functional task forces where required to solve problems impeding identified targets
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, or Business). Will consider someone with no degree with 5 years of related work experience
  • Experience in Demand Planning, Supply Chain, or Production Planning environment
  • Competent computer skills, including WORD & EXCEL
  • Supervisory experience is a plus
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  • To generate a Sales volume plan for all product categories considering sales team input, trend data and SKU requirements
  • This individual will also work with the markets to improve the process to generate the buy forecast that would lead to improved forecast accuracy and service levels to our customers. This individual will accomplish this through managing the consensus forecasting process for NB’s EMEA Region and leading the regional S&OP meetings with Senior Management
  • Lead the consensus meeting with members of the organisation to develop monthly and/or quarterly style level sales forecasts to be used for business planning targeting a rolling 18 months time horizon
  • Develop purchase plan and manage the overall effort to create and maintain accurate unit demand Style forecasts for global markets, highlighting risks and opportunities to the business and work collaboratively to implement those changes
  • This individual will also work with the markets to improve the process to generate the buy forecast that would lead to improved forecast accuracy and service levels to our customers
  • Other responsibilities would include serving as key liaison with the EMEA markets, Regional NB EMEA Business Managers and merchandising team to optimize demand flow
  • The S&OP Demand Planner will foster an open and honest relationship with other members of the organization while educating and influencing the groups to improve the market specific demand plan
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a Demand Planning role
  • Degree educated in an analytical subject
  • Highly analytical with solid numerical reasoning skills and the ability to manage large quantities of data and develop meaningful and insightful business/management reports
  • Strategic mind-set with the ability to plan and adapt to changing business needs linked to our short and long term strategic plans
  • Commercial understanding with the ability to put the customer at the forefront of decision making
  • Experience of ERP systems and business reporting tools (Logilty and Vanguard would be advantageous but not essential)
  • Excellent influencing skills - diplomatic and able to negotiate solutions calmly and effectively
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise long and short term objectives
  • Well-developed sense of personal responsibility
  • Creative problem solving skills and understanding of root cause analysis methodology with a strong commercial decision making ability
  • Shows attention to detail, accuracy and timing
  • Able to be flexible and adapt to business changes
  • Able to travel through Europe
  • Language skills will be considered positively particularly Spanish, Italian, French, Polish
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  • Convert Sales and Marketing Plans into detailed Manufacturing Item Forecast
  • Enter Manufacturing Item Number Forecast into MRP
  • Maintain upside procedure, Review Engineering Change Orders and update Forecast as required
  • Manage New Product Forecast requirements
  • Produce Forecast performance measurement reports
  • Develop queries, reports and charts for operations
  • Take action and communicate with purchasing, finance and operations management
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Sales Operations Planning Process
  • Knowledge of production environments and processes
  • Results driven, self-motivated, excellent communicator
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Microsoft Office, Excel experience
  • Program management certification is a plus
  • 2+ years of experience preferred. 0-2 years is required
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  • Associate’s degree or a minimum of one year of work experience in demand planning, supply planning, purchasing or accounting
  • A strong working knowledge Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook
  • The ability to calculate moderate to complex mathematical equations
  • Demonstrated understanding of demand planning techniques
  • Ability to learn new methods and suggest improvements
  • Detail oriented and able to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data, reach clear conclusions, and translate those conclusions into actionable results
  • Ethical and truthful; The ability to lead by example and earn the respect of others
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • APICS, CPIM, CFPIM, CIRM or CSCP certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain relevant field such as Supply Chain, Business Administration, Management, or Operations
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Experience using Business Intelligence query tools and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
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  • Develop and implement methodologies to create SKU level forecasts by Channel
  • Analyze sales trends to identify risks & opportunities
  • Provide Analysis and feedback on sales forecasts and related KPI’s
  • Work with Cross – Functional Teams to ensure forecasts include uplifts in business as part of the event planning process, cannibalization, seasonal changes, and promotions
  • Product pricing support – maintain product pricing files, upload price changes, add, NPD pricing information
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  • Responsible for maintaining the ethical standards of The Body Shop including minimizing the environmental, health and safety risks in the workplace. Report potential risks, near misses and real accidents to relevant managers
  • At least 3 years of Commercial analysis experience in business related field preferred
  • Educated at Bachelor Degree level
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  • Deliver targeted results for all category and DC performance metrics: forecast accuracy, outbound fill rate, promotional execution, inventory turnover, and spoils
  • Partner with the appropriate Customer Fulfillment Specialists to integrate key account/channel demand into the overall DC/item forecasted need
  • Collaborate with the supply planning organization to insure alignment between forecast and execution
  • Utilize internal data to quickly recognize changes in item-level sales trends to drive a proactive response across the supply chain
  • Lead regularly scheduled meeting with category and DC leadership to review performance to KPI’s, growth opportunities and trends, plans for at-risk inventory, new business/sku offering inventory status
  • Provide data driven insight and actionable feedback to all internal partners regarding quality/accuracy of event based sales projections
  • Prior experience in food industry and/or code sensitive product environment preferred
  • Outstanding communication (both verbal and written) and relationship management skills
  • Capable of influencing & educating organization on supply chain and forecasting success factors
  • Ability to prioritize workload to have the most significant impact on customer satisfaction and performance to KPI’s
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  • Manage and communicate forecast based on scheduled and forecasted plan to material vendors
  • Monitor usage and track data to assure targets are met
  • Follow up on open orders/lead times to assure parts are proactively received timely
  • In lieu of degree, high school diploma or GED and 6 years of relevant experience
  • Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret production schedules using Excel and database tools
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of management and customers
  • Ability to be detail oriented and be able to work independently and under pressure while handling a variety of duties simultaneously
  • Customer service driven
  • Ability to read, write and interpret information
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • Ability to sit/walk/stand for up to 10 hours per day
  • Ability to intermittently crawl, squat, climb, twist, bend, stoop, push or pull
  • Must possess visual acuity, i.e., close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to lift/carry items less than 30 pounds
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  • Develops Customer item level forecast for assigned customers, gathers inputs from retail sales counterparts on a regular basis and participates in monthly customer forecast review meetings
  • Challenges assumptions to assure the most accurate forecast is developed
  • Incorporates product trends into forecast models and monthly forecast updates
  • Applies SAP/APO statistical modeling for analysis and forecasting
  • Supports monthly financial projections, leveraging S&OP as starting point and adjusting for specific ordering patterns or assumption changes
  • Participates in identifying root cause of error to ensure continuous improvement
  • Communicate and document all pertinent information relative to the S&OP process
  • 4-6 years of progressive experience in Supply Chain or Finance related positions with experience in a retail environment a plus
  • Individual must have an ability to effectively manage workload to ensure deadlines are not missed and be able to manage conflicting priorities
  • The individual must be highly motivated and have a desire for process improvement and innovative thinking
  • Accuracy of work is critical to this position
  • Advanced excel skills a must
  • A positive attitude with good communication skills a must
  • Knowledge of SAP APO a plus
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  • High School diploma or GED required, 4 year degree preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience using Internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Email)
  • 1 year planning experience preferred
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  • Demonstrate initiative and the ability to work independently and be self-directed in completing tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in addition to effective decision making skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to develop high quality working relationships
  • Strong sense of urgency and results orientation
  • Strong planning and organizational skills as well as a demonstrate ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced work environment
  • 3+ years of experience in forecasting, supply planning, inventory management, or other related field
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • APICS/IBF certification a plus
  • Experience with JDA or other advanced supply chain optimization tool a plus
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  • Coordinate the S&OP process including
  • Scheduling Demand, Supply and Integration/ES&OP monthly meetings
  • Documenting and following up on Action Items from S&OP meetings
  • Archiving all meeting data, notes, action items and presentations
  • Execute the monthly demand planning process for key demand groups
  • Develop and maintain monthly demand plans at multiple levels of disaggregation
  • Contribute to demand planning strategies, methodologies, and the deployment of new demand planning techniques
  • Conduct monthly sales forecast intelligence meetings with sales, marketing and varying levels of the operations organizations to review customer and marketing activity (including POS) and document forecast assumptions
  • Deploy and train tools required to improve the demand planning process and performance results
  • Develop scenario analyses (including statistical) on demand to meet business objectives and overlay into the consensus forecast
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, R&D and supply chain on new product additions, transitions and phase-outs
  • Develop and publish key forecast accuracy metrics. Analyze data to identify potential sources of forecast error. Develop action plans to improve performance
  • Provide input to the supply chain team to develop effective customer service and inventory strategies
  • Ensure significant forecast adjustments are communicated to supply chain on a timely basis
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations such as APICS or IBF
  • Perform other duties as management may direct
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the Department, the Company, the Corporation and the community; and maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities
  • 3-5 years of experience in forecasting & statistical modeling
  • Experience with the Sales and Operations Planning Process
  • Strong communication, with all levels of the organization
  • Completes task with a sense of urgency
  • Good listening, teamwork, and attention to detail
  • Reliable with patience and professionalism
  • Use of Microsoft outlook and MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • SAP/APO Experience preferred
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  • Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to develop a consensus and forecast event drivers across categories and customers
  • Develop complete analysis/timeline related to demand for new product launches
  • Develop aggregate level forecast to align cross-functional planning across the business unit
  • Use and maintain John Galt Solutions - Atlas Planning Suite as the primary forecasting system tool
  • Maintain metrics/scorecards on KPI’s, including forecast accuracy, fill rate, inventory turns, and excess & obsolete inventory
  • Other duties/projects as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Supply Chain/Logistics, Business or related Technical field
  • Minimum 1 year directly related experience
  • Understanding of ERP or WMS systems
  • Must have oral and written communication skills for presentations to all levels of customer and management
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  • Participate in cross-functional efforts to enhance Supply Chain, Order Management and Fulfillment activities as directed by the Sr. Manager of Operations
  • Evaluate and maintain KPI (ex: Moving Plan Achievement, Forecast Accuracy, DIO, Long-Term Inventory rate) while analyzing the variances and initiate appropriate actions
  • Participate in weekly S&OP meetings with sales, marketing and related teams to resolve issues and achieve weekly/monthly moving plans
  • Review production/shipment plans and communicate supply commitments to customers and sales team, including open orders and backorder information
  • Update PSI (Purchase/Sales/Inventory) data and create reports for Sr. Manager
  • Arrange direct ship PO/Production/Shipment while initiating direct shipment opportunity with customers
  • Update weekly sales forecast and gross price in GDMi (Global Demand Management System)
  • Collect and update Channel PSI by analyzing sell-out (POS) and inventory data from customers and report to Sr. Manager
  • Manage sales programs and system price registration process and ensure they are accurately represented in the weekly/monthly plans
  • Review customer orders for proper shipping windows and delivery appointments, work with order desk, logistics and load planners to insure maximum efficiencies for on-time/right-quantity delivery
  • Update Solar project pipeline data and quotations in B2B GERP system
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  • A self-starter who is adaptable, good at navigating change and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Ability to tell a story using factual data, analytics and professional communication skills to convey results to senior leadership; both positive and negative
  • Able to stand your ground and be persuasive to achieve targeted measureable results and drive strategic mission of organization
  • Applying standard techniques to develop statistical models to analyze market level trends and apply appropriate forecast models to generate both short and long term forecasts
  • Gathering, collecting and synthesizing multiple quantifiable insights from business partners, to incorporate into baseline demand forecast
  • Collaborating with business partners to identify and resolve discrepancies between forward looking commercial forecast and demand forecast resulting in a rolling 24 month consensus demand plan
  • Analyzing performance and trends, explains business assumptions behind the forecast, identifies opportunities and risks, and proactively communicates to cross-functional teams
  • Reporting on forecast error, analyzes cause and effect, recommend corrective action utilizes learning’s to continuously improve results
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related field required
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skills and the ability to influence key stakeholders
  • Forecasting and/or Planning experience is highly desirable
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office suite of products, particularly heavy in Excel and Access
  • Experience with JDA, JDE, Cognos, IRI and other information systems helpful, but we are willing to train
  • APICS certification is nice to have or a willingness to pursue the certification Experience in supply chain role in CPG industry or beverage manufacturer
  • Excellent oral and written skills, organizational and time-management abilities, effective inter-personal skills, and the ability to work with personnel at all organizational levels
  • Flexibility and adaptability to the demands and requirements of a fast-paced environment with multiple demands and priorities
  • Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer
  • Ability to process large volumes of data and manage by exception to effectively prioritize significant data