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Experience Experience
04/2016 – present
Detroit, MI
Senior Demand Planning Analyst
Detroit, MI
Senior Demand Planning Analyst
04/2016 – present
Detroit, MI
Senior Demand Planning Analyst
04/2016 – present
  • Work with datacenter inventory teams to maximize inventory turnover and minimize working capital investment in inventory
  • Perform standard and ad hoc detailed analyses for inventory and demand planning in order to improve operational decision making
  • Support efforts to improve demand planning and inventory toolsets, utilizing and testing reporting dashboards and planning solutions
  • Act as a role model to the department and organization for your work ethic, integrity, and team approach
  • Successfully partner with cross-functional teams in the monthly demand planning working sessions and Executive Demand Reviews
  • Develop and distribute weekly and monthly scorecards to leadership in product, engineering, finance, and supply chain
  • Partner with sales, finance, product, and internal customers to develop best practices for forecasting, thereby improving accuracy
10/2011 – 03/2016
New York, NY
Global Demand Planning Analyst
New York, NY
Global Demand Planning Analyst
10/2011 – 03/2016
New York, NY
Global Demand Planning Analyst
10/2011 – 03/2016
  • Own the monthly consensus demand planning process to include reporting aggregate plans to senior management on forecasts, assumptions, risks and opportunities
  • Coordinate and assist with plant initiatives and participating on teams in order to drive best practices across the enterprise
  • Manage site capital planning and execution processes
  • Analyze changes to key business drivers and shape those findings into a meaningful business story to drive decision making
  • Maintain forecast accuracy metrics at various levels from product family to individual SKU and take action to drive continuous improvement at all levels of the forecast
  • Maintain a yearly profit plan forecast and monthly rolling forecasts within a 18 Month forecasting horizon. Incorporate business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, customer service, program management, etc., to identify demand drivers and proactively confirm trends
  • Collaborate with Materials Management and Operations to achieve division goals for inventory, excess and obsolete reduction initiatives, and customer On-Time Delivery
09/2007 – 08/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Demand Planning Analyst
Philadelphia, PA
Demand Planning Analyst
09/2007 – 08/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Demand Planning Analyst
09/2007 – 08/2011
  • Continuously works to streamline processes, develop data tools, enhance reporting, and suggest improvements to improve Supply Chain efficiencies
  • Collaborate with the Commercial and Product Line Demand Manager to develop, monitor, and improve forecast accuracy for product line(s)
  • Proactively work with the manager and team to implement improvements to the Demand Planning process
  • Working closely with Business Management team by providing feedback on CRM (Sales planning tool) baseline forecast and listing base
  • Work as PDC planner to support Rayong PDC inventory machine management, Lane Configuration development for AP regions
  • Manage and execute the implementation of process improvements
  • Execute S&OP Constrained demand plan by translating to a SKU level forecast and develop allocation strategies
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Howard University
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Skills Skills
  • Highly analytical with an aptitude for interpreting and utilizing data to improve the quality of the forecast
  • Strong analytical ability to monitor and identify trends in large volumes of data
  • Strong forecasting, problem solving and data mining skills, with an acute attention to detail
  • Highly analytical and able to understand / manage complex data sets
  • Knowledge of statistics, supply chain management, distribution practices, EDI, inventory management, and production environments strongly desired
  • Good collaboration skills and ability to assess and make recommendation when dealing with customer and inventory issues
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage rapidly changing priorities and short time lines
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheet
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong technical skills utilizing MS Excel (Pivot Tables, Formulas, V-lookup)
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Allocation & Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong time management, interpersonal, and customer service skills; ability to run concurrent projects, while adhering to tight deadlines
  • Organized, detailed oriented and have demonstrated the ability to prioritize and be able to work both independently and in a team environment on multiple tasks
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with outside contacts, co-workers, and executive level management. Interface comfortably and confidently with clear self-expression, both written and verbal
  • Ability to identify problems/issues; collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions/implications
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and related financial issues with exceptional mathematical and analytical abilities; financial modeling skills a plus
  • Strong software skills including advanced knowledge of Excel, knowledge of SAP highly desirable
  • Ability to pick-up new applications quickly and effectively specifically SAP, COGNOS, MANUGISTICS, JE etc… and work well with IT to maximize effectiveness/efficiencies
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Senior Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support worldwide demand planning leader by creating statistical demand and churn forecasts for that feed the demand and supply planning processes
  • Provide guidance on equipment required to support Rackspace customer services, assisting with consolidation of the worldwide demand plan
  • Partner with sales, finance, product, and internal customers to develop best practices for forecasting, thereby improving accuracy
  • Perform standard and ad hoc detailed analyses for inventory and demand planning in order to improve operational decision making
  • Support efforts to improve demand planning and inventory toolsets, utilizing and testing reporting dashboards and planning solutions
  • Uses advanced analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance supply chain processes
  • Serves as Supply Chain analytical SME and mentors lower level analysts
  • Leads in the execution (either pilot or full roll-out) of new programs
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Statistics, or other relevant field required. Master's degree highly desired
  • Minimum 8+ years analytical experience with a Supply Chain background
  • Requires experience in contract law and/or contract negotiations
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Demand Planning Analyst / Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, recommend, and utilize appropriate statistical models for S&OP Sales Forecast in the APO-DP planning system. Integrate forecasts from Commercial Ops and ensure the S&OP forecast as well as assumptions are representative of the expected ex-Shire shipments. Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results. Understand wholesaler behaviors and develop Tech Ops strategies accordingly
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for SAP-APO-DP. Partner with IT for system enhancements. Provide initial training to all new users. Periodically provide refresher training for forecasters. Review and update training materials as applicable
  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve Shire’s Demand Planning process, as measured by S&OP and Demand Planning metrics. Document demand planning and forecasting processes, policies and governance
  • Ensure the global demand planning process occurs within the cadence of the overall S&OP process
  • Develop, support, execute, monitor and improve Demand Planning KPIs and Reports – Including but not limited to Forecast Performance (WMAPE), Forecast Completeness, and Forecast compliance to Financial Plan. Propose targets annually that are reflective of Shire’s business requirements and focus on improving performance and eliminating BIAS
  • Collaborate cross-functionally and globally with Global Commercial Ops and within Tech Ops. Ensure upstream and downstream communication flows are in place
  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, aggregate and disaggregate information and communicate results of analysis to various levels in the organization to enable insights driven decisions
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, or Engineering preferred. MBA preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience: SAP- APO-DP business solutions and Business Warehouse/Business Objects Reporting
  • 2-5 years of experience analyzing and developing demand planning reports which include but are not limited to forecast error,
  • Microsoft Office: Advanced Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
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Demand Planning Analyst / Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • High numeracy capability. Competent computer user with experience of SAP, excel and business objects preferred
  • Ideally a graduate with business, finance or marketing discipline
  • Proven experience in Planning or a similar function
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure through proper merchandise planning that established goals are achieved for stock levels, service levels and slow-moving/obsoletes
  • Develop demand forecasts for multiple DC’s
  • Manage stock SKU’s to recommended DOS targets
  • Maintain open to buy for vendors for multiple distribution centers
  • Create purchase orders for basic stock SKU’s, new products, promotions, promotional materials, shows and sales meetings
  • Prepare analysis to support vendor SKU rationalization
  • Resolve payment issues with Accounting
  • Maintain MRP parameters, obtain MSDS sheets
  • Resolve DC inventory issues, freight shortages and overages and large cycle count adjustments
  • Reconcile purchase orders to vendor acknowledgements
  • Track purchase orders for on time delivery
  • Communicate with Vendors on resolving issues
  • Support fill rate optimization through proactive reporting and analysis
  • Managing of Inventory for multiple distribution centers
  • Communicate with Store Replenishment Team on launch and promotional activity
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with internal business units to develop short and long range forecasts
  • Ownership of SKU level demand plan for all replenishment styles
  • Partner with Merchandising & Sales to confirm seasonal projections on non-replenishment styles
  • Support the business and operational planning needs
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Implement S&OP process internationally and continue to improve the EME & Asia Pac demand planning processes
  • Forecasting process for the USA market
  • Supply reviews in place with key Supply sites
  • New product introduction process review and improvement (team)
  • Freight consolidation project completed for AP supply sites to European Affiliates
  • Company re-branding project - manage materials with Supply sites & key team contact for bar code implementation project , ongoing
  • Improve inter-company planning process ongoing (lead)
  • Work with company wide S&OP process team
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal across cultures)
  • Continual improvement of global supply management process to meet the changing requirements of Alere as it develops
  • Identification of systemic improvements to the supply management processes
  • Self-motivated culture with high standards of detailed output required
  • Reactive & flexible to current issues while driving the long term supply management process
  • Proactively work with the manager and team to implement improvements to the Demand Planning process
  • Willingness to identify where getting involved can add value, even if outside current comfort zone
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2-5 years of planning experience
  • Knowledge of SAP APO
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
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Business / Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with reporting and analysis of Open Order/Sales/Margin/Inventory Forecasting data
  • Responsible for maintaining monthly rolling forecasts down to the article/account level by working closely with the Merchandising and Sales teams for the assigned Canadian business
  • Actively coordinate and participate in the monthly demand process, ensure integrity and accuracy of the Forecast Data
  • Support the planning process for annual budget and target setting, SBP and monthly reforecast processes for the adidas Group Canada businesses for sales, margins, and inventory
  • Provide support for audit/analysis of Open Orders to confirm accuracy, viability and veracity of information, and recommend timely maintenance/updates that should be performed
  • Prepare analysis of financial impacts of business risks and opportunities, recommendations to address these, and post mortem analysis on outcomes
  • Carry out required ad-hoc analyses on the area of business responsible for
  • Demand planning experience required
  • Deadlines
  • Demonstrates flexibility and eagerness to learn and grow in a position that will continue to evolve
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in Supply and Demand Planning with an understanding of Sales, Customer Service, Global Planning and Inventory Management processes
  • Strong MS Excel skills a must, SAP APO experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Micro Strategy or similar BI tool a plus
  • Incumbent must be comfortable dealing with a large customer base and high SKU count
  • APICS CPIM certification and knowledge of Six Sigma and/or other Supply Chain Planning or Continuous Improvement methodologies a plus
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the sales forecasts (customer demand, historical sell in and sell out, market trends, seasonality, promotions, inventory level)
  • Maintain current and long term forecast for all Samples and Testers
  • Partner with the Allocation team on monthly tester order management process
  • Monthly review and reconciliation between marketing cards and system data for all testers and samples
  • Participate in the generation, management and publishing of weekly/ monthly analytics and reporting to support business needs and decision making
  • Support manager in maintaining dashboard of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) namely forecast accuracy, Undersell/Oversell
  • Assist manager in preparing monthly forecast reports for review at consensus meetings with participation from Sales, Marketing and Finance
  • Analyze market response to new product launches and support manager in appropriate forecast adjustments
  • Provides support to other team members to enhance development and productivity
  • Highly analytical with an aptitude for interpreting and utilizing data to improve the quality of the forecast
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Supply Chain – Inventory, procurement, lead times, production etc
  • Experience with any forecasting software preferable
  • Must be well versed with all Microsoft applications ie: Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Exceptional inter-personal and communication skills -able to interact/communicate effectively with personnel at all levels of the organization
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support Regional Demand Manager to accomplish S&OP process deliverables
  • Responsible on a monthly basis to prepare the reports for supporting Local Demand and Supply Review and Pre S&OP meetings
  • Prepare and make specific recommendations to Regional Product & Demand Managers, as part of S&OP on supply and demand review/allocation
  • Prepare SSIO (Sales, Shipment, Inventory & Order), PINS and Inventory Report by monthly basis
  • Order Coverage Analysis, OOH (Order On Hand) Status Vs Demand Signal Analysis, work with GCI team to secure orders for uncovered production slots
  • Responsible for decision making and recommendation of factory stock and PDC inventories for regional plants and regional PDCs in their territory
  • Have data available and managed to provide monthly production levels for factory stock
  • Work as PDC planner to support Rayong PDC inventory machine management, Lane Configuration development for AP regions
  • Handle daily dialogue and action that may be required for ongoing SOP matters throughout the month to maximize CAT production and supply chain channel against ever changing market demands
  • Medium travel required (10% to 20% of working time)
  • College degree or equivalent experience in business or related field
  • Understanding of regional and global economic conditions and their linkage to our markets and impact on demand and factory orders
  • Sound judgment, strong communication skills and able to work with people
  • Experience in factory scheduling, knowledge of prime products and attachments
  • Strong skill on office software, excel, powerpoint
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for maintaining forecasts down to the style level by working closely with the Merchandising and Sales teams. Consolidate all the US forecasts from Sales and Merchandising
  • Manage the QRS forecasting process by working with Sales to determine appropriate QRS styles, reviewing monthly forecasts and tracking performance of shipments versus forecasts
  • Work with Finance to review costing on all ranged product to ensure margin targets are aligned
  • Assist inventory team with style level ramp up process to assist with level loading the factories
  • Own the Sell Thru reporting process for the all US channels. Publish weekly reports to support future business decisions based on current selling details (i.e. future forecasts, marketing priorities)
  • Manage the monthly P&L forecasting process for select business segments (including invoiced and standard margin forecasts)
  • Work closely with the Demand Planning manager on projects including sell thru reporting, margin analysis, MAP policies, etc
  • Exceptional PC skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in a fast paced work environment
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • 3 years experience with forecasting and an understanding of Sales, Customer Service, Global Planning and Inventory Management processes
  • B.S. Business or Economic preferred
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Mathematics or Supply Chain Management)
  • 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years in Inventory Management
  • 3+ years in Forecasting and Configuration
  • Ability to deliver performance related feedback
  • Strong knowledge of VW and Audi product portfolio
  • Strong knowledge of ET-2000, ETKA
  • 3+ years’ experience of Servigistics / other forecasting programs
  • 3+ years’ experience of VW part numbering system and its logic
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Cpfr & Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform all tasks related to VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) including item level forecasting, data synchronization, service level analysis and order creation
  • Develop forecast reasonableness factors based off of demand history including sell through and shipment data
  • Continually evaluate performance against established scorecard for each retailer
  • Ensure the best forecast methods and tools are employed to support our businesses
  • Responsible for achieving SKU level forecast accuracy goal of 80% measured with a 2 month lag
  • Reviews historical sales trends, researches demand drivers, and develops statistical forecast models at brand/sku level with the best tools and information available
  • Work closely with Sales team to ensure that promotional programs are developed that met both Coty’s objectives and the customer’s inventory guidelines
  • Performs all duties of a customer logistics analyst
  • Works closely with the sales team responsible for each business category to understand what is transpiring within account as it relates to inventory demand
  • Provide on-site support to our retailer partners as required
  • Track and analyze internal supply chain metrics as defined by the CPFR Team
  • Act as a liaison between the customer’s supply chain group and the local sales team and the NY Office
  • Identify sales building opportunities and logistical cost savings that will help drive the top line and reduce the cost to serve
  • Ensure the VMI Plan, the Demand Plan and the Sales Plan are synchronized
  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience within the retail account
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working within CPFR/VMI Systems in a multi-DC network
  • Experience in a forecasting or demand planning environment is preferred
  • Advanced computer competency
  • Prior customer service experience
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plan, design, develop, maintain and upgrade forecast database and components including: tables, forms, queries, macros, etc
  • Monitor, analyze and adjust forecast based on inputs from historical demand, statistical models, sales, marketing and operations
  • Support sales, marketing and operations in evaluating specific business needs, understanding forecast details, and approval of price deviations
  • Prepare sales analysis of performance against budget, forecast, and assessing risk factors for achieving plan and current forecast
  • Manage disaggregation of forecast based on multi-level adjustments
  • Create and adjust queries for standard and ad hoc reporting
  • Participate in monthly Sales & Operations Planning collaborative meetings
  • Provide all levels of the business with updates of forecast information, ongoing analysis and interpretation of data
  • Perform and adopt best practices in testing and reporting: usability, data integrity, test design, analysis, validation and documentation
  • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned or needed
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop statistical forecast models and research historical sales trends, and prepare forecast data
  • Partner with the Marketing team to understand the demand forecast drivers
  • Identify an approach with the other business units to ensure all information and data is accurate and current
  • Provide input to Supply Chain Analyst to develop inventory strategy
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop item level material forecasts for aircraft fleets that will be used to plan material and finished goods purchases, production, and inventories
  • Continuously improve the forecast process and results to enable the company to achieve its customer service commitments (fill rate) and improve its asset utilization (inventory turns)
  • Plan inventory levels, replenishment strategies, and material forecasts for Material Planning to ensure balanced asset utilization and financials
  • Support the monthly SIOP review and corporate reporting process, to ensure demand drive is linked to customer requirements
  • Determine appropriate replenishment methodology (forecast, safety stock, MTO, etc.) to support SBU fill rate and inventory objectives
  • Interface with sales, product management, and engineering to collaborate on forecasts
  • Communicate significant forecast changes with buyer/planners to alert to possible procurement actions required (SIOP Alert)
  • Prepare data and facilitate monthly SIOP demand review meetings with sales/product management, operations, and engineering for forecast collaboration. This would also include the preparation and submission of SIOP related data to support corporate initiatives
  • Participate in product life cycle management: from product initiation to phase-out, attending new program introduction reviews, in-service updates, etc
  • Utilize defined models to develop forecasts that support OEM build schedules and MRO service center material requirements
  • Plan replenishment quantities and place purchase orders with JV partner for carbon parts
  • Leading role in coordinating and improving the existing SIOP Planning processes
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for monthly forecast submission into global forecasting system (ILS)
  • Educates Marketing, CTC and/or DTC on demand forecasting process and requirements
  • Ensure alignment between Demand Plan and Financial Forecast- identifying gaps and generating solutions to reconcile them
  • Performs historical and statistical data modelling work for monthly demand view
  • Facilitates monthly forecast review/planning meetings with Marketing/CTC/Finance to review forecast, to discuss current trends and risks/opportunities to business
  • Responsible for providing quarterly & seasonal hindsight review to business –historical data (volume & sku productivity), analysis & insight as inputs for future season planning
  • Minimum 1-2 years of operations experience within a large Footwear, Apparel, Sporting Goods, or Consumer Products organization and with increasing degree of responsibility
  • 1-2 years of experience in planning, buying, replenishment or other related field preferred
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the collection, organization and analysis of sales and usage data for the purpose of forecasting and purchasing apparel inventory for the Sports Licensed Division
  • Achieve established targets for forecast accuracy and inventory levels at the SKU level of detail
  • Work collaboratively with sales, sourcing, development and additional teams to formulate buys and delivery requirements
  • Create and implement capacity reservation, inventory, and raw material holding plans to improve supply chain production/delivery minimize production capacity issues and reduce on-hand inventory costs without jeopardizing sales opportunity potential
  • Plan and execute buys for both “finished” and “blank” inventory for retail, promo, and sample needs
  • Create ad hoc reports for use in the forecasting, inventory management, and sell through of licensed product
  • Ability to communicate directly with suppliers on delivery and quality issues; negotiate lead times, authorize liability costs, and expedite delivery of goods when applicable
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Finely tuned quantitative and analytical skills
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to establish an independent view, effectively collaborating in decision making
  • Self-motivated and comfortable with occasional ‘surge’ workloads
  • Adaptable to changing responsibilities and BU needs
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years in related role
  • Expertise in Excel
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage supply chain to balance demand v/s supply and to meet company objectives with respect to customer satisfaction, revenue attainment, margin target, and inventory level
  • Forecasting the revenue stream of products in portfolio and actions to close revenue gap
  • Closely work with operations to manage lead-time, capacity, and optimize supply position through-out the entire supply chain both at finished goods and key component level
  • Utilize CTO (Configure to Order) models to plan supply to maximize our ability in response to changing market demand
  • Drive internal strategic initiatives and process improvements, as well as establishing and documenting department processes and procedures with respect to order fulfillment
  • Provide detailed supply v/s demand analysis and coordinate responses to action items
  • Develop tools and perform analysis that highlights trends, drivers and issues with demand and supply planning. Initiate or participate, and execute plans to resolve issues
  • Lead cross functional team to resolve supply/demand issues
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Improving overall service level for customers in the distribution channel
  • Reducing overall inventory levels while increasing inventory velocity
  • Improving inventory availability and matching mix more closely to true customer demand
  • Improving overall productivity of assets (inventory, logistics, facilities)
  • Lead the development, implementation and refinement of a distributor demand management process/system to allow daily reviews of distributor inventory positions and early proactive identification of pending availability issues
  • Analyze daily distributor demand intelligence against forecasts and recommend proactive inventory or scheduling actions to address
  • Produce regular trending analysis on availability issues, accounting for geography, seasonality, product transitions and sales programs
  • Establish standards or standard work for demand forecasting
  • Refine and improve current S&OP information collection process to make it more efficient and productive. Provide support to gain consensus on final monthly forecasts presented to executive management
  • Candidate will be a key participant in S&OP process overall, and a specific contributor to OEM Demand Planning efforts. Additional opportunities to lead project teams within Supply Chain and Logistics organization will become available as initiatives are developed
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Effectively support our Global Demand and Inventory Planning business function
  • Support the Timely and accurate Global Demand and Inventory Management of our Product Development Lifecycle Calendar activities including milestones and deadlines
  • Manage coordination with all markets and production demand into a inventory requirements including any data required by business
  • Create forecasts using demand planning software
  • Review historical demand, understand product seasonality and take into consideration promotional events, marketing campaigns and competitor information; solicit and assess feedback on the forecast
  • Support and facilitate a collaborative planning process between the supply chain team and the sales team
  • Achieve or exceed agreed-upon forecasting targets. Create action plans to narrow gaps in performance
  • Support efforts to achieve a consensus on the forecast during the S&OP process
  • Maintain the demand planning system, the software configuration and the rules in the system
  • Facilitate and manage demand planning meetings as required
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning results and processes
  • Provide input for the annual budget process and during the year for budget updates
  • Set up right inventory policies and targets using appropriate safety stocks
  • Participate in LEAN initiatives focused on improving safety, quality, service and cost performance
  • Experience creating/managing functional/technical teams including people retention and building skills
  • Experience developing and supporting planning solutions, data transformations, and reports
  • Demand/Supply matching modeling, analysis and reporting experience
  • Proven background improving process quality and providing system automation recommendations and strategies to manage solutions and data efficiently
  • Maintain positive communications and working relationships at all business levels
  • Ability to see the big picture in providing a solution, taking into consideration the impact to SAP, non- SAP systems, and business process impacts
  • Ability to work directly with leadership teams and external markets
  • Outstanding problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and communicate effectively
  • Organized, detail oriented and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and complex environment
  • Experience with system integration
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Developing, generating, and maintaining all short and long term volume forecasts across all lines of business including international support
  • Developing volume trending and analysis reporting for business leaders and operations management teams
  • Establishing and managing deliverables and timelines with key business partners to support forecasting processes
  • Performing data analysis activity for the GCSS leadership team as needed
  • Educated to degree-level or equivalent
  • 10+ years experience in contact center operations, preferably with global support
  • 5+ years experience in workforce management, with specific focus on staff planning and forecasting
  • Deep Excel knowledge and experience with workforce management systems such as eWFM and IEX
  • Articulate with strong communication, people, and leadership skills
  • High attention to detail, good strategic vision, strong data modeling skills, ability to effectively engage stakeholders, and strong presentation abilities
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drives the monthly forecast consensus process for brands assigned by engaging the entire cross functional team resulting in a short and long term consensus demand plan
  • Collaborates with key partners in supply chain, brand, sales, and finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs and address input gaps that may arise
  • Works with production planning and deployment to translate consensus forecasts into an operational forecast
  • Ensures successful customer promotion execution through effective planning and leveraging of key customer event inputs
  • Engagement in forecasting of new item launches from ideation to production to ensure success
  • Has a basic understanding of all supply chain processes and the downstream effects demand planning has on them
  • Aids in the communication flow of changes to forecast and disseminates information to all stakeholders accordingly
  • Reports on forecast accuracy and does necessary analysis to determine root cause of error in an effort to continuously improve numbers
  • Identifies ways to improve demand planning processes and tools
  • Tracks and reconciles weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets
  • Supports annual planning process for designated brands
  • Presents findings that drive understanding, alignment, and informed decision making
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Statistics, Mathematics or related field
  • Experience with any forecasting application software – SAP, APO, &/or SAS preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge with thorough attention to detail
  • Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures, customer planning, and/or supply planning
  • Experience in leading and/or facilitating projects
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft applications
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent proven analytical skills
  • Ability to analyze disparate information and draw conclusions/recommendations
  • Knowledge and experience with demand forecasting (statistical and business process)
  • Strong verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries and Supply Chain organization
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, especially Excel and Access
  • Experience with SAP and Business Intelligence
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain/Operations/Logistics with 3- 5 years’ experience in Demand Planning, Master Scheduling or Production Control. APICS Certification preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with ERP and Business Intelligence tools. SAP and Business Objects preferred
  • Must be a team player and also work well individually
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to work well at all areas & levels of the organization to include Engineering, Sales/Marketing, Program Management and Finance
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of business climate in order to analyze forecasts including trend, seasonality & scheduled order programs
  • Ability to carry out a defined process to run a statistical forecast utilizing business intelligence software to create an aftermarket SKU level demand plan
  • Strong Business Intelligence experience with the ability to create executive-level summaries for upward communications
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop the preliminary demand forecast for seasonal and fixed quantity items by brand. The forecasting process utilizes multiple inputs including key assumptions regarding marketing activities and sales inputs as well as competitors, syndicated market data, and historical statistical models to arrive at a forecast of future customer and consumer demand
  • Lead and represent in demand S&OP meetings. Determine a preliminary recommendation and a risk/opportunity profile for the segment
  • Assume responsibility for the reporting of Forecast Accuracy and Bias to key business stakeholders with appropriate explanations for deviation. Work to drive FA and Bias improvement
  • Monitor execution of current activities and take action to improve performance and decrease Non Quality Costs (NQC)
  • Seek, analyze and integrate information from all areas of the organization relative to creating an accurate understanding of seasonal and fixed quantity demand
  • Strong numerate, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to synthesize and filter inputs from multiple sources to key on the most important influences which will impact future demand
  • Ability or organize large quantities of data in order to analyze trends, risks, opportunities and gaps
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to lead and influence associated of all disciplines
  • Four year college degree preferred or equivalent work experience including systems administration data analysis, project management with a focus on the supply chain
  • 1+ years of experience in Demand Management, Operations Planning, Industrial Engineering, Customer Service, Logistics, or related Supply Chain areas
  • Strong Analytical, Quantitative, and Organizational skills are required
  • Strong technical skills utilizing MS Excel (Pivot Tables, Formulas, V-lookup)
  • Successful completion of background and drug screen
  • CPG Industry expereince is preferred
  • Advanced Excel Skills (Tables/graphs, slicing tools, macros)
  • Strong knowledge of time-series and causal forecasting methods and the understanding of how optimize forecast model parameters
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecast review, analysis, planning and loading
  • Work with sales/business team on forecast number to align with the quarterly/yearly financial number and forecast accuracy improvement
  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI), Product Cancellation, Last Time Buy (LTB), Bridge Buy (BB)
  • E&O analysis, reporting and work with respective business team for mitigation plan
  • Support S&OP and Lock and Load process for Asia region
  • Ad-hoc analysis / reports as required to support business need
  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economics or equivalent
  • Possess knowledge of Oracle, Demantra and Brio Query will be an added advantages
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheet
  • Positive attitude towards changes and comments
  • Good collaboration skills and ability to assess and make recommendation when dealing with customer and inventory issues
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Demand Planning Analyst Senior Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborates with Demand Chain to define and execute the forecast strategy for defined categories
  • Manages and monitors macro promotion and event activity
  • Monitors the execution of the forecasting system. Monitors the macro level system alerts
  • Ability to deliver expected quantitative and qualitative results
  • Strong business acumen and superior analytical skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and independently
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Core/Essential Job Functions: Assist in the development of process flows, meetings, deliverables and key performance metrics (stockout levels, MAPE, DoS, etc.). Ensure the creation and maintenance of forecast models based on the forecasting & supply strategy model principles
  • Clinical & Operations Planning: Coordinate cross-functional research and consensus activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model
  • Product Conversion Process: Support preparation activities in support of the Product Conversion Process (cross-reference, exit/entry plans, usage data, etc.)
  • Point of Use (POU) System & Demand Planning System Implementation: Support the deployment of a new Point-of-Use capture system to drive a demand triggered replenishment process
  • Minimum three (3) years of continuous, recent (within last three (3) years), full-time supply chain experience in operations, pharmaceutical, medical, consumer products, or related field (Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Purchasing, and Forecasting & Planning)
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working with ERP, MRP II, MRP, SCP, or DRP systems
  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Methodology is preferred
  • SCOR training a plus
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) in the design of standards and maintenance of all MRP settings
  • Update and maintain all material forecasts based on demand and historical data
  • Compile and review ABC analysis based on material cost and usage to gauge accurate planning methods to meet departmental goals and plant productivity
  • Investigate root cause on shortage situations to ensure best stocking strategies
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate changes with multiple departments and customers based on data driven solutions
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvements, which impact the materials department through lean and six sigma tool usage
  • Create and review material department metric reports
  • Self-motivated, organized, flexible, and malleable to a consistently changing and developing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills including written, verbal, listening, and presentation are required
  • SAP Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) knowledge and experience strongly desired
  • Knowledge of statistics, supply chain management, distribution practices, EDI, inventory management, and production environments strongly desired
  • High proficiency in Microsoft office including Access required
  • Four-year degree in business administration, mathematics, supply chain management, or related field
  • 3-5 years material planning experience in a manufacturing environment
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Actively manage forecasts of parts included in seasonal promotions, incorporating all pertinent information to help obtain optimal results
  • Achieve, track, and maintain forecast accuracy according to stated goals
  • Promote continuous improvement of forecasting processes and procedures
  • Work closely with Inventory Planners in achieving optimal inventory management results
  • Manage special projects as necessary
  • Provide timely, quality information to Materials Management through regular updates
  • Knowledge of Manugistics or other forecasting software
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills in Excel and Access
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical ability to monitor and identify trends in large volumes of data
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, team environment
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Statistics, or related field is required
  • Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Forecasting/Inventory control experience or education
  • Background in Inventory Control, Finance, Economics, or Mathematics
  • Advanced PC skills in Word, Excel and Access
  • Strong Self-management skills and initiative
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides Operations with anticipated needs for catalog product
  • Estimates initial order and replenishment needs for new releases
  • Incorporates account reset and strategy changes into forecasts, and communicates those throughout the organization
  • Utilizes key performance indicators to identify strengths and opportunities within the forecasting process
  • 2+ years of experience in a production forecasting or planning role with a particular emphasis on production planning, replenishment, analysis, and modeling
  • Experience in a Home Entertainment, consumer goods, wholesale, retail buying/planning/replenishment or manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Familiarity with planogramming, product assortment, and implementing and/or designing statistical metrics
  • Demand planning experience preferred
  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics or related field; or equivalent experience
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create statistical forecasts - Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Commercial Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning System (APO SAP) as the primary forecasting system tool. Execute statistical modeling and apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Closely coordinate and communicate activity plans with supply planner
  • Execute S&OP Constrained demand plan by translating to a SKU level forecast and develop allocation strategies
  • Facilitate and manage S&OP meeting
  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management position, preferably in FMCG
  • Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Planning & Management and Logistics background is preferred
  • Excellent English is essential
  • Good communicator, influencer and facilitator
  • Excellent analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Strong influence, challenge and leadership skills
  • Builds and executes plans to address gaps with persuasiveness to deliver result
  • Knowledge of supply chain systems: SAP AOP Demand processes e.g. planning, replenishment, MRP, manufacturing, materials and service supply
  • Excellent understanding of Supply Chain with particular emphasis on Demand forecasting, SAP, Demand planning experience preferred
  • The successful candidate will have proven analytical skills with the ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a concise and actionable manner
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecast, monitor and analyze hardware sales performance
  • Track and gather insights on inventory, hardware pricing actions and competitive activities to identify forward looking sales
  • Play a critical role in monthly hardware sales and inventory planning
  • Work collaboratively with Inventory, Sales, Pricing, Channels and Finance teams to analyze current hardware sales, issues and identify opportunities to drive improvement
  • Data mining, modelling and analysis for forecasting
  • Strong forecasting, problem solving and data mining skills, with an acute attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and communication skills
  • Autonomous and disciplined self-starter
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage rapidly changing priorities and short time lines
  • Experience in a Forecasting and/or Business Analytics role related to sales, business performance or planning (Telecom industry experience is an asset)
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Senior Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Five or more years’ experience in Demand Planning or Supply Chain Field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of material planning, replenishment methodology and forecast strategy development
  • Advanced ERP/MRP system knowledge (SAP preferred) and Business Intelligence (ability to create executive-level summaries for upward communication)
  • Experience with Business Objects/Report Writing/Business Intelligence Reporting Suite
  • Demonstrated experience with demand forecasting (analytical and business processes)
  • Ability to collaborate with OEM's, program/account managers, production planners and interpret information from many sources (build schedules, inventory, historical ordering, customer forecasts, etc.) is essential
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • High School Diploma, college degree in Supply Chain & Logistics or Business Administration preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience in a demand, planning, statistical role
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Proven ability to collect, compile, analyze and present statistical data and concepts to a broad, cross-functional audience
  • Proficiency with IT systems (SAP, Excel, Access)
  • Strong analytical skills and orientation to detail
  • Good command of oral and written English
  • Customer focused and good understanding of commercial processes
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a proactive and flexible capacity
  • Proven problem solving ability and experience
  • Well-developed communication skills and able to communicate at all levels in the organization
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages and monitors seasonality trends
  • Supports the new store as well as the new and discontinued item forecasting processes
  • Provides subject matter expertise, training and support to the Demand Chain team
  • Supports vendor collaboration (forecast data)
  • Provides key performance indicator (KPI) reporting to various business partners
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, SharePoint and database applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyzes demand trends, forecasts and stakeholder input for assigned product groups using statistical forecasting models that consider trend and/or seasonality along with manual adjustments for significant or unique deviations from currently predicted amounts. Includes pulling data from multiple sources (SAP, Global BW, other BA specific sources, etc.) and leading meetings to collaborate with functional areas of sales, marketing, finance and operations to produce SKU level demand forecasts. Ensures alignment of forecasts for related products (example: calibrators and controls with reagent kits or accessories with instruments)
  • Supports new product launch and conversion teams to ensure demand signals are communicated with proper lead-times to allow supply organization to adequately plan inventory production, arrival and depletion. Participates in and lead cross-functional teams to support launch and conversion initiatives which relate to product supply and inventory
  • Provides reports and analysis for marketing and supply chain, backorder monitoring, last-call forecasts and other ad hoc requests
  • Manages inventory reserve lot and inventory sequestering processes as applicable
  • As demand representative for one of Roche DIA’s largest affiliates, works closely with global supply organization (GSC) to ensure forecasts are aligned US business requirements and maintained with a high degree of accuracy. Serves as a key interface between BA (e.g. Marketing) and GSC Planning regarding demand/supply issues. Supports cross-functional teams to minimize excess/scrap inventory, reduce incidence of backorders/impact to customer from backorders
  • Supports finance and marketing during annual financial and long-range business planning
  • Participates in special projects and initiatives to improve processes and/or increase efficiency around flow of demand data throughout the organization
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Learn and grow in a limitless environment with endless opportunities; training and development is a strong focus at Life Fitness, we want to help our team be the best!
  • Join the Life Fitness team where we work hard, play hard, and go home happy knowing that at the end of the day we've helped millions of people live more active and more fulfilling lives!
  • Join a company dissatisfied with the status-quo and set on redefining how people think about work, a company where the awesome company culture revolves around what our products stand for--active and healthy living! At Life Fitness, gym bags are just as common as coffee mugs, our product showrooms double as employee gyms, group workouts are a staple of the lunch hour, and that's just the beginning (HINT: read about our newest venture, inmovement)
  • Min 2 years using Oracle or similar application
  • 2 Years Production Planning / Forecasting preferred
  • Advance data analysis experience
  • High proficiency in Excel, preparing complex spreadsheets and models from scratch
  • ERP Systems: Oracle preferred
  • Database Reporting: Oracle Business Intelligence preferred
  • Strong data-mining and analytical skills
  • Effective priority management skills
  • Ability to collaborate with people across functions
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • The Demand Planning Analyst leads the demand forecasts (operational/sales forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of the demand planning function. MAPE/BIAS part of monthly process- report KPI’s
  • Leads the demand consensus process each month to review forecasts while driving alignment to the best operational demand plan
  • Optimizes statistical forecast and leverage best practices that lead to improved forecast accuracy including utilization of Promotional Data, Customer input, Sales Input, Historical patterns, etc
  • Leads and improves the intercompany forecast process
  • Support Capacity planning, Finance, Operations, and Supply Chain teams with Plant/Unit/Mix reporting and forecast analysis
  • Creates the unit level annual operating plan (AOP) and quarterly financial forecasts while implementing processes to ensure that the team and the company meets the unit targets and financial goals
  • Supports other functions with demand planning analytical support (Ops, Finance, Sourcing, Logistics, FP&A, etc.)
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities
  • Implements consistent processes based on identified opportunities that drive improved Masonite results
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, or Mathematics
  • 1-3 years of business/ finance related experience; cost accounting, sourcing/
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate across several functions to improve the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process where decisions are made on verified demand forecast assumptions
  • Evaluate demand planning scenarios and ensure the impacts are clearly understood by the business
  • Work with key stakeholders across various functions (e.g. Sales and Marketing) to develop mid to long term demand forecast with validated demand assumptions that are pertinent to generating the most appropriate demand signal for supply planning
  • Model demand scenarios based on assumption changes to understand the supply impact
  • Reporting: provide analysis of volume and assumptions at agreed frequencies and on an ad-hoc basis
  • Experience in Advanced Excel with proven track record of working with demand forecasting tools and generating demand scenarios
  • Previous Sales and Marketing background is highly desired
  • Experience in creatively looking at resource planning challenges to best support the delivery of business objectives
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to comfortably work with incomplete information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and robust presentation skills
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Senior Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • BA/BS and strong GPA in Supply Chain, Business, Economics, or related area
  • Least 3 years professional work experience in supply chain operations or related field; or 1-2 years of experience in related field post advanced degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; power user of Excel
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with the Commercial and Product Line Demand Manager to develop, monitor, and improve forecast accuracy for product line(s)
  • Generate an unconstrained rolled-up product line forecast to be included in Novelis North America (NNA) Demand Plan for S&OP
  • Execute S&OP Constrained demand plan by translating to a SKU level forecast and develop customer allocation strategies
  • Provide direction to the Customer Service Representatives to allocate orders to align with the S&OP constrained demand plan. Collaborates with both Product Line Demand Managers and Commercial to refine forecasts and demand expectations
  • Ensures understanding of forecasts and communicates variances in a timely fashion
  • Performs data analysis and takes the findings to the next step by being able to interpret the data to provide recommendations to drive business decisions. Ownership for forecast accuracy metrics. Develop and execute on forecast improvement action plans with Product Line Demand Manager
  • Provide leadership for the process development, tool development, and best practices for order entry and forecasting to ensure efforts contribute to the attainment of business objectives
  • Customer fulfillment tasks include coordinating customer orders within the plan and booking guidelines, customer contact, communicating priorities to plants
  • Perform the duties of the Product Line Demand Manager in their absence, including oversight of Customer Fulfillment Representatives, leading forecast meetings, performing analysis, and reporting. Coaching and providing support to Customer Fulfillment Representatives
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required
  • Supply Chain professional certification preferred
  • 5+ years of supply chain experience
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills (intermediate level)
  • Experience working in an order entry and forecasting system, SAP Order Entry and Demand Planning experience preferred
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop unit demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation as part of a demand planning function
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to ensure the expected impact of shorter term marketing plans are incorporated into the Units forecast
  • Develop processes and forecasts to support new product introductions while working closely with cross functional teams
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations, Engineering or Finance related field
  • 3+ years of experience in Forecasting, Demand Planning, and/or Finance
  • Proficiency in statistics, forecasting, and forecasting methods
  • Advanced Excel skills, detail oriented. Tableau, R, and/or SQL skills a plus
  • Self-motivated, able to work through obstacles and challenge status quo
  • Solid organizational skills, able to manage multiple priorities
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Focuses on understanding business and living w/brand managers to understand business drivers, inputs and initiatives. Understands IRI and Consumption data
  • Works with the Brand and Sales counterparts to develop forecast inputs. Ensures reasonableness of inputs
  • Communicates key assumptions (i.e. merch calendar)
  • Develops executive volume forecast summary including drivers
  • Recommends and identifies requirements for analytical deep dives with Brand Insights and Customer Analytics
  • B.S degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of previous experience in forecasting, preferably within food industry or other CPG-related companies
  • Experience leading people and teams
  • Thorough understanding of P&L including brand and supply chain cost structure
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collect country launch and event forecasts
  • Consolidate global forecast data for submission to production plants
  • Assist to implement S&OP policies, standards and guidelines
  • Support and create reports for the S&OP process
  • Continuous improvements of processes in order to increase the performance towards our end customers
  • Good planning and analytical skills, structured and independent way of working
  • Strong team-player with cross-departmental-thinking
  • Good understanding of ERP systems (SAP) and information technology, strong skills with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent in English (spoken and written), German a benefit
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Builds personal competency as a subject matter expert on the area they represent
  • Ensure on time delivery of high quality demand plans (global) of the Division by SKU and product line. Must work with Forecast Central team to analyze baseline statistical forecast to ensure the correct model is used: historical sales, market trends, seasonality, past promotions, product life cycle. Must utilize metrics to drive continuous improvement through process
  • Partner with OUS and Domestic marketing function to ensure development and timely delivery of demand plan
  • Support IBP meetings at Divisional level and leverage best available cross-functional inputs and apply judgment based on knowledge of the business and robust cross-functional discussions
  • Drive for a high standard of customer service and supply chain planning metrics performance by managing statistical baseline , demand planning, and net requirement plan error and bias, and assisting in the reduction of Operation’s cost through level planning of manufacturing
  • Improve forecast accuracy by effectively analyzing sources of demand plan error and recommending appropriate action plans
  • Integrate Product Lifecycle Management through demand planning process for phase-in and phase-out of products
  • Use Demand Planning tools and technologies and participate in development, modification and improvement of procedures, policies, processes and technologies within the organization
  • Assist with annual budget preparation, status reports and other related communications
  • Present at Executive Demand Review meetings and other meetings as appropriate
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Post secondary education or work experience equivalent in an Operations function
  • Proven analytical and problem solving capability
  • Strong working knowledge of PC applications including SAP, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Ability to influence internal clients/stakeholders
  • Capacity to build, maintain and continually enhance relationships
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Senior Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in a business-focused operations or finance field of study or similar with 4–7+ years of relevant work experience OR
  • Master's degree in a business-focused operations or finance field of study or similar with 2–5+ years of relevant work experience OR
  • Doctoral degree in a business-focused operations or finance field of study or similar with 0–2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Work experience within a materials management field
  • The ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel and PowerPoint)Proficiency in database management is beneficial (i.e. Microsoft Access)
  • Background in supply chain management, materials planning, supply planning or shop planning, statistics, customer service and general business
  • Experience with ERP software applications - SAP preferred
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform detailed analysis on various key metrics for the business, providing direction and influencing teams (e.g. PAV & S&OP) in the execution of supply and delivery plans
  • Manage reporting requirements for the Demand Planning function, which includes ensuring reporting accuracy within invoice, order and delivery data
  • Lead Demand Planning efforts on systems and tools used to forecast and track business performance which includes sales & business forecasting and various system tools
  • Support the Operational Product Manager to ensure demand forecast, product availability targets as well as shipping targets are achieved, while managing inventory levels
  • Manage product allocation where applicable
  • Strong planning and reporting ability
  • Strong business acumen to balance short and long term objectives and improvements
  • Aptitude for learning and using system tools (e.g. SAP, planning, forecasting and reporting systems) as well as ability to understand sources of data as well as the interaction of the different systems and tools
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and SAP
  • Bachelors’ Degree in supply chain, agriculture, agribusiness, or related field
  • 3+ years experience in demand management, row crops, vegetable or crop protection, IT, commercial and / or supply chain management
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze take rates for kits and accessories relative to whole goods unit orders and loose accessory to forecast demand and inventory levels
  • Work with marketing managers, manufacturing facilities, and suppliers to maintain current and relevant unit forecasts in the supply chain process from retail to production
  • Develop production requirements for kits and accessories to meet inventory objectives
  • Communicate production requirements to manufacturing relative to approved monthly sales and operations plans and independent loose accessory order demand
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in order management & fulfillment, operations, supply chain, or demand planning and/or supply chain forecasting OR Entry level with one of the degrees mentioned below, under education
  • Minimum of 2 years of recent experience working in Agricultural, Automotive, Construction Machinery, Aviation, Industrial, or Heavy Machinery
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with planning tools and enterprise systems such as JD Edwards or SAP
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Clean historical sales data and keep detailed notes that can be used during demand consensus meetings and during accuracy checks
  • Use JDA to generate a long term statistical forecast
  • Conduct collaboration meeting between demand planning, customer demand planning to reach consensus
  • Build statistical forecast based on sales history, market intelligence and analytical insights
  • Conduct forecast accuracy reconciliation analysis and use learning for future modeling
  • Support the monthly NA demand consensus process including but not limited to
  • Undergraduate degree required (Supply Chain, Engineering, Math or Business preferred)
  • Must be self-motivated and highly adaptable to change
  • Excel Power User, Access, PowerPoint
  • Must have working knowledge of basic supply and demand planning concepts as well as Sales and Operations Planning
  • JDA/SAP or other planning software experience preferred
  • Data Mining – Business Data Models, Microsoft Access, Enterprise Systems, Business Reporting Systems, External Data Sources
  • Data Analysis – Core Statistics, Excel
  • Critical Thinking – Ability to explore & evaluate broad potential solution sets and provide objective data-driven recommendations
  • Analytical Curiosity – Comfortable with and enjoys working in very detailed, data intense environment; logical, creative, puzzle-solving mentality
  • Continuous Improvement Mentality
  • Collaboration – Ability to identify stakeholders and create win-win situations with other functions; ability to work well with diverse, cross-functional stakeholders and team members
  • Influence – Develop credibility and ability to sell recommendations at all levels of the organization; deliver objective, data-driven solutions with appropriate business perspective communicated in concise and understandable fashion
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Generation of statistical forecasts – Evaluate the historical accuracy of statistical baseline forecasts and adjust parameters to ensure forecasting models provide the best possible baseline forecasts
  • Performance Measuring – Execute and evaluate performance measurements and exception reports. Determine forecast adjustments required to improve forecasting to at least target levels. Provide suggestions for additional measurements and reporting that may help improve forecast accuracies. Evaluate and recommend appropriate Forecast Accuracy targets for various levels of and categories of sales
  • Collaborate with the Marketing staff and the Sales force to gather judgmental input on future sales that cannot be derived using history. This will include implementing and utilizing standard work processes for collecting customer intelligence on significant changes in demand behavior, accounting for product life cycle changes and incorporating market dynamics and Power Solutions sales and marketing plans
  • Interface with other functions as required ensuring transparency of the Demand Planning process and results (i.e. Sales, Production Control, Supply Planning, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of demand planning/supply chain management or experience in a similar field required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
  • Extremely detail orientated
  • Must possess technical database management skills, experience with statistical modeling and Logility software a plus
  • A certification in Forecasting or Supply Chain Management from APICS or the Institute of Business Forecasting is a plus
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Associate Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Continuously evaluates prior demand assumptions in relation to actual sales, and makes recommendations for the improvement of future demand assumptions
  • Performs demand plan accuracy analysis and updates reporting
  • Coordinates with sales and marketing in order to update demand plan assumptions for new programming, innovation, and specific events
  • Develops and maintains the materials necessary to recommend and track demand assumptions as provided by the sales and marketing team
  • Assists in updating monthly materials for presentation focused on communicating changes in demand to the broader organization
  • Maintain demand planning system (Oracle Demantra) with current assumptions
  • Engages in demand control process in an effort to communicate short-term changes in demand focused on balancing supply with demand
  • Maintains relationship with finance and supply chain in order to provide demand plan deliverables
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Oracle Demantra is a plus
  • Ability to contribute analyses to project teams and communicate progress
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make value-added recommendations
  • Ability to exercise discretion while managing confidential information
  • BA/BS degree - Business or Technical, in a related field
  • Minimum of 1 years in a similar role in Sales, Finance, Supply Chain or Marketing
  • Experience with forecasting software is highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work closely with sales to gather, validate and analyze sell-in sell-out data from customers, distributors and retailers to understand underlying trends in sales and inventory positioning
  • Forecast Development: Generate & provide the unconstrained sales forecast to GSOP (Global Sales and Operations Planning) for a rolling 24-36 month period in units and gross sales dollars for the assigned segment/brand/channel/customer
  • Align the forecast with financial quarterly estimates, budget, and strategic planning while reporting on variations
  • Ensure the timely hand-off of these forecasts to supply planning through JDA Manugistics
  • Manage the implementation of processes and systems tools to develop a customer demand driven demand-planning process and support increased visibility to the GSOP reporting
  • Lead the consensus forecast meeting for assigned segment with Sales, Marketing, and Operations teams to ensure timely development of the forecast for the supply chain
  • Manage the Development of the Monthly Forecasts: Manage/review forecast inputs and projections to develop the monthly forecast. Measure and track forecast accuracy and bias. Communicate findings and recommended actions to the consensus team
  • Develop and Manage Input Data: Develop and manage key data that impact the forecast. This input data may include: historical data, new product projections, promotion lifts, specific customer/channel trends, etc
  • Track inventory and SLOBs for the PBG Emerging Markets group
  • Assist Operations with yearly pre-plan and plan budget volumes at the plants
  • Ad-hoc project and reporting support for commercial teams
  • Japan region sales and marketing support
  • Hold internal workshops on how to use OLAP cubes, SAP, and Excel to advance colleagues’ knowledge and usage of available tools
  • 2-3 years of experience in Demand Planning, Forecasting, or Sales and Marketing Analytics
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Good analytic and data analysis skills required
  • Forecasting software experience required (i.e. Manugistics, Demand Solutions, etc.)
  • Exposure/familiarity with Nielsen or IRI data
  • Technical aptitude and working knowledge of business software
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and maintain a rolling 12 month collaborative demand forecast for VMI customers
  • Plan and maintain replenishment orders based on Plant and VMI customer usage and initiate changes to the inventory levels based on usage
  • Evaluate and update safety stock for each Plant and VMI customer
  • Analyze historical shipment volume and work with VMI customers to determine if material numbers should be added or removed from customer VMI program
  • Plan and optimize VMI shipments into loads based on supplier lot sizes to optimize container sized deliveries
  • Plan requirements to meet export orders
  • Create reports from system generated data to support problem solving as needed
  • Develop and document standard work that drives repeatable results for demand and material planning
  • Create key performance indicators that measure the accuracy, effectiveness, and completeness of the demand and material planning process and drive root cause corrective action as needed
  • Lead development of new methodologies, as needed, to improve the planning process and results
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with cross-functional partners
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with VMI customers
  • Support the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) as needed
  • Inventory control and material planning experience
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Senior Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Successfully partner with cross-functional teams in the monthly demand planning working sessions and Executive Demand Reviews
  • Understand the corporate/departmental objectives for demand planning and ensure adherence to established standard business and system processes
  • Improve the demand forecast quality by effectively analyzing sources of forecast metrics and recommending appropriate action plans
  • Achieve or exceed the identified goals and KPI targets, supporting corporate/department goals and KPI targets as directed
  • Support training and education sessions as needed both within the demand planning team and across the organization as warranted
  • Act as a role model to the department and organization for your work ethic, integrity, and team approach
  • At least 2 years experience in following disciplines is required: Supply Chain Planning, Demand Management/Forecasting, Sales Operations/Planning, Finance/Accounting, or Marketing
  • Business experience in the medical device or related industry preferred
  • Background in sales analytics, new product introductions and supply chain metrics is required
  • Prior experience with demand planning tools like Oracle Demantra, Demand Solutions or i2 is preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP(Oracle) transactional data
  • Cross-functional experience in related fields is a plus
  • Team work and customer service orientation
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. MBA or related degree is preferred
  • Must have knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • APICS/IBF or other professional certification in Supply Chain concepts is preferred
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in a second language at International selling Divisions is a plus
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Forecast & Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3-5 years Forecasting, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Production Planning, Sales & Consumer Goods industries
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Statistics, Economics required. Forecasting, demand planning or related certification a plus
  • Strong ability to collaborate with Commercial and Regional Leadership (national accounts, commercial development, and revenue management), Finance and Supply Chain teams for the purpose of developing a ‘one number’ sales to retail (demand) plan
  • Good knowledge and full understanding of forecast models, econometric models, causal forecasting, “what if” analysis, base trends and the interaction of brand & industry trends, and other economic factors
  • SAS system experience
  • Good skills to lead multi-functional activities, analyze large volumes of information, evaluate and resolve complex issues in rapidly changing environment
  • Financial knowledge to evaluate STR implications and facilitate open dialog with Sales, Supply Chain & Finance teams
  • Strong influencing and communications skills. This role has substantial amount of leadership interaction and must be able to build, promote and defend a strategic and tactical recommendations to deliver an accurate one number forecast
  • Ability to evaluate business performance, develop learnings, communicate findings and translate into future forecast expectations
  • Ability to understand the needs of the customer and structure demand plans to meet them while having an unbiased forecast from which to run the business
  • Good ability to quickly assess situations, identifies root causes of issues, generate multiple ideas and solutions, and make sound decisions
  • Proven ability to build effective working relationships across multiple functions and across multiple levels within the organization
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Senior Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required
  • An advanced degree in supply chain or MBA is preferred
  • An APICS certification is preferred
  • A minimum of 4-6 years professional work experience in supply chain or related area is required
  • Sound understanding of supply chain principles is required
  • A good understanding of ERP systems and information technology is required
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and Power Point are required
  • Project management skills are preferred
  • Demand planning experience is preferred
  • The ability for cross-departmental thinking and collaborative work in teams is required
  • The ability to work independently in a structured and determined way is required
  • Managing priorities and providing reliable results is required
  • The ability to network with interfaces and build strong collaborative teams and relationship is required
  • The ability to communicate clearly, making the complex clear is required
  • The ability to negotiate and influence without direct line authority is preferred
  • Travel up to 10% internationally and domestically is required.6992170404
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Demand Planning Analyst / Intern Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drive the Mobile demand planning process for assigned key accounts
  • Responsible for order management and fulfillment for assigned key accounts
  • Participate in weekly collaborative planning, forecasting, & replenishment (CPFR) calls for assigned key accounts
  • Pursuing Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, or Business from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in a production inventory planning environment
  • Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge with attention to detail
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Worldwide Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advanced Excel skills, including the use of macros
  • SAP APO experience a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • SQL database user interface and data base management
  • Experience in forecasting or planning
  • Extensive experience in analyzing large data sets and conducting ad hoc analysis
  • Adept at merging data from a variety of sources in order to generate conclusions through analysis
  • Aptitude for blending quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience in executive level reporting
  • Proven ability to track and manage on-going activities within a project
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Proven process improvement skills with a natural curiosity and desire to understand how things work
  • Excellent English communication skills - both verbal & written
  • Experience in leading or working in cross-functional teams to drive projects to completion
  • Independent self-starter who can manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Service Operations experience a plus
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Operations Management, Engineering, Statistics or related field plus 2 years of experience in Supply Chain, Merchandising or related filed OR Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or Analytics fields
  • Solid proficiency in MS-Excel and other MS-Office related tools
  • Demonstrated experience working in a cross-functional team environment
  • Forecasting, Replenishment Planning, Assortment Planning or Inventory Management experience in a high volume industry
  • Understanding and experience working with forecasting and replenishment systems (INFOREM, JDA Demand, Oracle, SAP)
  • Experience in assortment planning tools and processes and knowledge of JDA Efficient Item Assortment/Assortment Optimization (EIA/AO)
  • Advanced skills with Access and Excel
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Accountable for delivering the total demand plan through each S&OP cycle for rolling 12-18 month horizon for assigned plants and submits forecast to feed supply planning process
  • Drives the demand review step of the S&OP process
  • Is a member of the S&OP team, and assists in facilitating the S&OP process, driving adherence to the actions and calendar of the S&OP process
  • Creates statistical forecast using established tools and processes
  • Monitors and reports on actual demand vs. forecasted demand within the current month, and acts as a liaison between sales & marketing, and operations when actual demand diverges significantly from forecasted demand to determine necessary options
  • Tracks and reports monthly forecast accuracy
  • Coordinates cross-functional resolution of day to day issues related to supply and demand discrepancies, ensures effective “lesson learned” documentation
  • Collaborates with supply planning and marketing in planning for new items and items to be transitioned or discontinued
  • Manage and execute the implementation of process improvements
  • Assists in developing the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), providing longer term analysis of demand to assist supply chain leadership in assessing long term capital and capacity needs
  • Identify, prioritize, and implement continuous improvement solutions
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Finance, Business, or other relatable field
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role, ideally within the adult beverage or CPG industries
  • Strong Excel skills are required, experience with ERP systems, SQL, and forecasting systems a plus
  • Well-developed analytical, interpersonal, oral, written and problem-solving skills a must
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs statistical analysis and gathers all appropriate inputs from various groups (Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, and Manufacturing)
  • Contribute to the Monthly Forecast Process, considering cannibalization of existing products when launching New products
  • Facilitates resolution of forecast discrepancies between Product Categories, Sales Channels, and Brands. Leads the consensus meeting and facilitates conflict resolution
  • Generates forecast accuracy and bias / performance metrics at various levels of aggregation
  • Investigates root causes of forecast error and develops preventive/corrective measures
  • Help to improve the tool-set, process, and culture around demand planning and help to lead change throughout the organization
  • Adjusts forecast models as appropriate to reflect the expected impact of: Industry, share and economic trends, competitive issues and trends, marketing plans, events and overrides, pricing and product strategies, sales plans and incentives, new product introductions and discontinuations
  • Initiates and drives process and system improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the forecasting process
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, or related field
  • Master's Degree in business, economics, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of (2) years of experience in Supply Chain, Forecasting or related
  • Ability to manage complex data, infer trends, and spot patterns
  • Knowledge of relevant analytical tools and techniques
  • Understand forecasting concepts, models, and statistical techniques
  • Understanding market, customer and end consumer
  • Understand company’s business model and mission
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Ability to work with remote teams in an effective manner
  • Excellent project and time-management skills
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • To contribute to the creation of weekly and monthly demand plans by employing the use of defined forecasting tools and processes
  • To assess and recommend changes to existing processes or tools necessary to deliver the best possible demand plan
  • To follow the daily forecasting routine as defined by department management and directed by the immediate supervisor
  • To facilitate regular forecast updates to sales, supply planning, inventory and operations planning, marketing and channel management by keeping them apprised of forecast changes or anticipated events that may affect service or inventory investment
  • Manage safety stock levels based on current inventory levels and projected sales
  • Review and provide customer demand schedules to improve planning accuracy
  • Develop collaborative relationships with internal and external partners to better understand demand and improve customer service and forecast accuracy
  • Work closely with Masco Asia counterparts to communicate demand requirements and ensure that appropriate level of supply is available to satisfy customer needs. This includes collaborating with Masco Asia on timing and execution of customer events
  • Serve as supply planning link to our sales teams and external customers. This includes presenting supply plans/potential issues and action plans weekly to internal and external partners through use of weekly exception reports and communicating back to the appropriate Masco Asia Supply Partner
  • Continue to offer supply planning support where required to satisfy a customer need. This support includes but is not limited to: executing emergency DC transfers or work orders, performing “ER simulations” or analysis to assess ability to satisfy unexpected customer demand, requesting air freight or other expedite methods to address gaps in ability to meet customer needs, reviewing customer orders where needed for allocation approval
  • Work within approved budget and is diligently cost conscious; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; act as good stewards with company resources
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business with a minimum of one to two years relevant demand planning/forecasting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of Forecasting Tools; PkMS/JDE One World Inventory software and advanced Excel skills
  • RILA Certification, CSCP, and other APICS certifications helpful
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Global Demand Planning Analyst, GME Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work in conjunction with the Global Demand Controller and PMR to effectively execute changes to the GME product and service portfolios. Translate changes behind product offer or in strategy direction into specific actions required to be taken by GME Demand team
  • Manage and continuously improve a credible SKU level forecast process for Marine,& Energy Lubricants which is consistent, inclusive and supportive, driven by a single set of numbers. The process must be transparent, widely understood and well communicated
  • Drive the improvement of the forecasting culture across the business
  • Drive the continuous improvement of the forecasting process, through standardisation, best practices sharing and embedment in the process
  • Interface with Demand Planning systems and teams across all 3 regional envelopes to provide best quality GME hand off
  • Manage the translation of the Sales LBM demand into a GME Supply Forecast. Coordinate key messaging for GSC supply forecast hand off. Raise observations, key insights and actions for Demand teams linked to challenging their supply forecast assumptions
  • Monitors global trends in locational lifting patterns and changes in demand to product families and SKUs
  • Drive NPI forecasting through applying best forecasting knowledge and methodology. Assist the business in mitigating waste around any transitions by balancing maximising service level with minimising obsoletes. Demand responsibility for coordinating product and brand transitions
  • Ownership of the 24 month Supply Forecast
  • Support the development of a macro forecast to validate the overall size of the business and to identify trends in market share. Develop robustness of long term forecast through challenging and adapting Marketing and Customers insights
  • Communicates the output to the Regional Demand Managers & Global Supply Chain, giving updates on the business insights, emerging issues, vulnerabilities & opportunities
  • Drives sales Bias and Forecast Accuracy CI on a continuous basis, recommending best metrics to drive behaviours and actioning timely interventions to drive improvements
  • Work with the Information Systems team to maximise the value from the automation process to improve SKU / product forecasting in E2E process
  • Key participant in the Lubricants SPU demand network
  • Demand team interface tasked with extracting emerging issues from Business insights coming from the monthly LBM reviews (DR, IR, MBR and PMR). Collates and socialises proposed next steps with broader Demand team or functional partners
  • Drives CI for Demand team's development of systems skills + technical competencies
  • Expertise in forecasting, demand planning, supply chain management and performance management
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, influencing and communication skills. Overcomes obstacles and adapts approach to achieve outstanding results
  • Substantial business operational expertise and strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to network at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong project management, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to influence and improve existing forecasting processes based on consensus and unbiased results
  • Demonstrated success in driving improvements in Forecast Accuracy at both Product Group and SKU level
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the preparation of a monthly unit forecast for all Retail, Wholesale, and OEM customers that meets the timing of the demand planning calendar
  • Evaluation of monthly data loads into Logility (statistical forecasting tool) – update master data related to forecasting and also forecast entries. Review and adjust data for new history loads, new products added, products being phased out, as well as changes concerning territories, customers, and supply points
  • Generation of statistical forecasts – adjust parameters based on guidance from the Demand Planning Manager to ensure forecasting models provide the best possible baseline forecasts
  • Performance Measuring – update and distribute performance measurements and exception reports. Assist in determining forecast adjustments required to improve forecasting to at least target levels. Provide suggestions for additional measurements and reporting that may help improve forecast accuracies
  • Company pension scheme
  • Leisure activities, e.g. gym, photography club or dragon boating
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Demand & Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Constructs and communicates forecasts, provides recommendations and assists with strategic planning based on business data and market knowledge using Demantra and Oracle as the data source
  • Broad product and inventory management experience, such as new product introduction, supply planning, demand management. As the role evolves, this team member may be working closely with our parent company to understand production schedules and constraints, and serve as a resident expert in category operations and impacts to supply
  • Support all operational launch planning in alignment with strategic and sales goals through negotiations and alignment with NCL
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience using Supply Chain systems, tools and applications preferred
  • Basic conflict resolution and relationship building skills to negotiate agreements and reach compromises on
  • Their forecast
  • Ability to manage through or escalate issues
  • Basic understanding of Continuous Improvement tools & methodologies
  • Critical thinking, ability to problem solve and resourceful at seeking resolution
  • Demonstrated personal accountability for results
  • Ability to align your work to function vision and strategy
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal customers, sales managers, marketing and supply chain
  • Business partners
  • Ability to influence others to effectively support projects/initiatives
  • Ability to work within a team
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent forecasting and demand planning skills
  • Operational Process mapping, analysis and improvement skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Materials Management/Supply Chain Planning
  • 2+ years experience in forecasting, financial analytics, demand planning,
  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain planning principles
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leading the stock equation for launch/Promo catalog (production plan and inventory)
  • BA/BS degree preferred in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Engineering or related discipline
  • 2+ years Logistics/Supply/Demand planning experience in a plant or MSL environment
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrate leadership in living the Purpose of Mars Global Food Segment and Mars business throughout the organization
  • Ability to influence internal organization around business, customer and market opportunities
  • Develops and maintains forecasting tools used by the planning and sales team during the monthly forecast and operations planning process
  • Participates in cross-functional meetings to review forecasts and update planning systems to aid in capacity planning, purchasing of supplies, and production recommendations
  • Analyzes historical sales, customer data sites, and takeaway trends to make recommendations for forecast adjustment
  • Maintains relationships with sales, operations, marketing, quality, R&D, and customer service teams to achieve deliverables
  • Maintains data accuracy for key components used in planning and MRP systems and tools to support the demand planning processes
  • Provides insights and recommendations for a monthly SKU forecast through collaboration with Marketing and Sales, and statistical analysis
  • Integrity and Trust
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SCM Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receive and respond to field requests related to inventory management and order requests for Parts, Tools and Loaner Devices
  • Generate replenishment orders where applicable, ensuring that orders ship according to our KPI’s
  • Process daily dashboard and metric reporting requests
  • Provide Order Reconciliation and KPI tracking for all SUR fulfillment activities
  • Update weekly reports and generate shipments to replenish inventory into the market where required
  • Generate necessary orders to ship inventory to the field while setting the correct expectation with customers regarding delivery ETA
  • Responsible for data reconciliation between systems and daily dashboard reporting to ensure zero order misses
  • Work with Supply Planning partners to provide input into the demand plan
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Order Management Experience
  • B.S. in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Industrial Engineering
  • Excellent communication, presentation, analytical and organizational skills. Able to influence at multiple levels of the organization
  • Proven self-starter with ability to work autonomously; proactive
  • Technically proficient with various business software programs (i.e. Visio. PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
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Global Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own the monthly consensus demand planning process to include reporting aggregate plans to senior management on forecasts, assumptions, risks and opportunities
  • Lead the coordination of market intelligence, customer forecasts and demand inputs from Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, New Product and Program management teams
  • Create accurate item level demand forecasts using all available information including customer orders, statistical forecasts, POS data, new program launch assumptions, seasonal demand patterns, etc
  • Assess forecast assumptions based on the analysis of market data, industry dynamics, statistics, business trends and demand patterns
  • Analyze changes to key business drivers and shape those findings into a meaningful business story to drive decision making
  • Maintain forecast accuracy metrics at various levels from product family to individual SKU and take action to drive continuous improvement at all levels of the forecast
  • Maintain a yearly profit plan forecast and monthly rolling forecasts within a 18 Month forecasting horizon. Incorporate business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, customer service, program management, etc., to identify demand drivers and proactively confirm trends
  • Develop accountability for demand management through performance measures and provide feedback to the participants in the process (e.g. Sales, Program Management, Finance)
  • Prepare a nuanced view of customer demand in detailed supply analysis and review meetings and collaborate across Golf Pride to collect key planning issues, clarify business implications and recommend appropriate counter-measures
  • Establish SIOP KPI’s and drive accountability to process maturity through cross-functional teams
  • Collaborate with Materials Management and Operations to achieve division goals for inventory, excess and obsolete reduction initiatives, and customer On-Time Delivery
  • Coordinate and assist with plant initiatives and participating on teams in order to drive best practices across the enterprise
  • Manage the Machining Cells’ high performance work teams
  • Coordinate with Human Resources to address labor relations issues as they arise within production
  • Drive continuous improvement through the use of EBS, Lean and HPWT’s
  • Achieve labor productivity, reduction of overtime, and lead cost reduction efforts to drive factory cost take out
  • Champion implementation of MESH to achieve improvement in year-over-year safety performance measures
  • Manage site capital planning and execution processes
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more (or combination of) the following functional areas: Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Materials Management, SIOP (S&OP), or Logistics
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Materials Management, Material Planning, Master Scheduling, Materials Analysis
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in SIOP (S&OP) Demand Planning & Forecasting
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with a large scale MRP system, such as Oracle, SAP or MFGPro
  • APICS CPIM or S&OP Certification
  • Minimum of 1 year of Manufacturing/Plant experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of consumption-based replenishment experience, such as Min-max
  • Experience with Demantra or other statistical software packages
  • ERP/MRP functional expertise
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with globally diverse teams across multiple time zones
  • Understanding of the SIOP process steps: Forecast, Demand, Supply, Consensus, Executive
  • Practical understanding of SIOP driven Materials Management including forecasting, scheduling, capacity analysis and inventory management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting, and forecasting methods Understanding of best practices in demand analysis, production, and inventory planning
  • Strong analytical, financial, and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and team work skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to independently manage Materials and Operations projects
  • Proactive, self-directed and action-oriented with strong decision making skills
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent prioritization skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Must be able to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to lead team towards metrics based objectives
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Demand Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Interact with various areas including marketing, manufacturing, shipping, R&D, and purchasing to ensure the demand process is efficient and effective
  • Report on the business impact of timely and accurate forecasts for multiple product groups. Track weekly/monthly forecast error results versus established targets; identifies and reports on root cause for forecast error below targets
  • Query large datasets, derive recommendations and summarize into actionable insights that will inform business decisions
  • Develops and implements databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize efficiency and quality. Acquires data from primary or secondary data sources and maintains databases/data analysis systems
  • Collects and analyzes data for validity and accuracy in preparation of assigned reports
  • Develops and maintains department databases and assesses quality of data used in routine reports
  • Develop knowledge of data sources content and structure to assess the quality of data
  • Improve performance metrics, reporting and analysis based on the direction and needs of the organization
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and create visualizations/reports that effectively fulfill the requirements
  • Experience working in the data world (data visualization tool experience, analytics, DW, ETL, BI, enterprise data, reporting)
  • Experience with manipulating complex data to interpret results and create business insights
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills and proficient use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) required
  • Experience with data extraction and reporting tools such as Tableau and Alteryx a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and comfortable presenting to small-medium groups
  • Must be a self-starter, self-managed, an effective team player and possess excellent analytical / problem solving skills
  • Must have the ability to handle complex problems, make sound decisions and work independently under the pressure of a heavy workload with significant time restrictions
  • Bachelor's degree in Analytics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related discipline and a minimum of 3 to 5 years of data analysis and report design experience. APICS certified a plus
  • Experience in participating in the development of product unit/component and dollar demand forecasts, establishing base metrics for validating forecast performance and refining analytical / statistical models to forecast future performance
  • Demonstrated experience creating statistical forecasts; ability to analyze and detect demand shifts, establish forecast accuracy metrics and decompose data into causal factors
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytical and statistical models to analyze demand and prepare forecasts utilizing planning software such as Mapics, FD6 or similar planning tool. Highly proficient in MS Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint