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1005 Mortimer Spurs
Los Angeles
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1005 Mortimer Spurs
Los Angeles
CA
Experience Experience
07/2016 – present
Boston, MA
Senior Analyst, Demand Planning
Boston, MA
Senior Analyst, Demand Planning
07/2016 – present
Boston, MA
Senior Analyst, Demand Planning
07/2016 – present
  • Systems responsibilities include assisting with evaluation of current systems - recommending system enhancements and modifications to IT, creation and maintenance of departmental procedures as they release directly to systems or to physical processes. Other systems responsibilities would be the evaluation and modification of internal and external reporting
  • Develop Account/Sku level Shipment forecasts for all phases of a product's life cycle (Replenishment, Promotions, Resets, and Catalog) for all assigned accounts
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to collect, determine impact and incorporate market intelligence (i.e. competitive activity, retail trends and trade/consumer promotional activity) into the forecast
  • Develop Account/Sku level POS and Shipment forecasts for all phases of a product's life cycle (Replenishment, Promotions, Resets, and Catalog) for all assigned accounts
  • Work closely with regional Demand Planners to provide system user support, including the implementation of software enhancements
  • Maintain necessary data in planning systems to facilitate effective usage. Work on other forecast improvement projects as assigned
  • Continuously develop tools, reports and analytics necessary to drive improvement in demand forecast accuracy
03/2009 – 02/2016
Philadelphia, PA
Mgr, Demand Planning
Philadelphia, PA
Mgr, Demand Planning
03/2009 – 02/2016
Philadelphia, PA
Mgr, Demand Planning
03/2009 – 02/2016
  • Manage the Excess and Obsolete inventory process for both Troy (OEM site) and Services (MRO sites); oversees GDP input from review of inventory on hand through the scrap and financial reserve processes
  • Play a lead role in the annual planning process across the S&OP planning team. Ensure linkage to monthly volume forecast as part of financial forecasting process
  • Supports business unit and corporate Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) processes. This includes communication of demand changes and verification of loaded demand to a senior leadership audience
  • Develop and execute best in class demand planning performance metrics
  • Development, maintenance and improvement of GDP standard work and processes
  • Drive IBP process improvements to improve forecast error
  • Hire, train and mentor new planners. Work across peer group to lead and participate in major process improvement activities
01/2007 – 02/2009
Houston, TX
Mgr-demand Planning
Houston, TX
Mgr-demand Planning
01/2007 – 02/2009
Houston, TX
Mgr-demand Planning
01/2007 – 02/2009
  • Develop strong working knowledge of marketing/sales/customer business plans to validate forecast and accurately reflect business plan alignment
  • Develop and maintain a 24-month operational forecast by SKU by in Logility
  • Create a “Bottoms-up” budget by SKU for use in both Divisional and Operational budgets and trends. Review with divisional management to arbitrate differences and finalize sales content and phasing
  • Work within Synergy SAP tool to assist in SalonCentric forecasting as necessary
  • Analyze historical sales data and future plans while working cross-functionality to achieve continuous improvement in the accuracy of demand forecasts. Using projected demand plans, work towards continuous improvement of forecast accuracy and improve overall demand plan
  • Influence Divisional Business decisions through analytics presented to Senior Management
  • Ensure alignment of Demand Forecast with Sales Estimate and/or provide reconciliation and analysis of variance
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial
Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial
University of Kentucky
Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial
Skills Skills
  • Strong analytical skills, and can see the “big picture” while still playing attention to the detail
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional PC skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in a fast paced work environment
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • Objectivity
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proactively and comprehensively manage and maintain all demand activity at assigned accounts to ensure demand plan completeness and accuracy. This shall require the creation, generation and evaluation of weekly exception reporting to determine anomalies within the demand plan and correction of the forecasts associated with those anomalous materials
  • Maintain necessary data in planning systems to facilitate effective usage. Work on other forecast improvement projects as assigned
  • Collaboratively engage and facilitate meetings and engagements with the field sales, operations, account planning and other functions to ensure we meet customer needs. This shall include monitoring fill/kill and backorder reports to identify deficiencies in meeting Customer needs and correct demand plan where required
  • Forecast, measure, evaluate and iteratively improve forecasts for base catalog and all replenishments for catalog promotions
  • Manage regularly scheduled, cross functional meetings to proactively manage the demand plan, its accuracy and its dissemination to required functions
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VP, Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leading a team of brand aligned demand planners in executing the demand planning process culminating in a realistic shipment projection, alignment on sell-thru expectations and identification of risks and opportunities
  • Co-leading the regional Integrated Business Planning ( or SI&OP) process with the VP NA Supply Planning and representing NA in the Global SI&OP process
  • Aligning demand plan with brand strategic direction and financial objectives
  • Ensuring alignment of demand and supply with the NA supply chain organization to proactively manage trade off between inventory and service levels
  • Driving continuous improvement in forecast accuracy, bias, inventory optimization, and work to build collaborative forecasting capabilities with our key retail partners
  • Overall responsibility for implementing the standard global demand plan process, as defined by the Global Process Owner, within NA (US, Canada and Puerto Rico) for all channels (department stores, ELC owned freestanding stores, online, and specialty retailers)
  • Responsible for setting and ensuring adherence to monthly process activity calendar and affiliate forecasting approach
  • Manage and execute the NA affiliate statistical modeling process and provide continuous feedback to global process owner. Measure performance through a set of standard reports, metrics and KPI’s
  • Ability to lead and manage a team, collaborate with sales, applied marketing, key account management, replenishment and supply chain planning is critical
  • Effectively builds consensus at all levels of the organization by presenting a clear business case that demonstrates the alignment of the demand forecast with the brand’s strategic direction and financial objectives
  • Responsible for developing a financially aligned, consensed demand plan at the affiliate brand level by SKU incorporating statistical forecasts, marketing intelligence and sales assumptions
  • Collaborate with NA finance and business managers, marketing and sales to align on one validate set of sales assumptions and aid in the preparation of the forecast reconciliation
  • Actively participates in the brand and overall NA affiliate SI&OP and inventory setting process
  • Develop new product, gift and limited life projections in collaboration with sales, applied marketing and finance and business managers based on sell thru, market share assumptions and retailer inventory requirements. Validate and communicate cannibalization factors
  • Presents alternative scenarios and assessment of risk and opportunities around the demand plan
  • Strong integration with Supply Chain team to proactively manage trade off between inventory levels and service levels for the NA affiliate via the monthly SI&OP process
  • Work to implement a collaborative forecasting process with select retailers such as Kohl’s or distributors
  • Implement and monitor the affiliate statistical modeling approach in collaboration with the affiliate and supply chain
  • Provide input into the life cycle planning approach including phase outs, discontinued items with sales and retail partners
  • Collaborate with the global brand demand team to provide input into the new product expectations at start of the innovation process
  • Regularly evaluates actual performance to forecasted demand, analyzing the variances and initiating appropriate corrective actions
  • Coach and develop team of professional demand planners
  • 12+ years experience in demand planning, supply planning and/or inventory management. Knowledge of SAP required
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Finance, Marketing or Engineering
  • Market Modeling and/or Strong Statistical forecasting experience
  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of the commercial business environment and supply chain functions
  • Demonstrated record of prioritizing, influencing and decision making at multiple levels in an organization
  • Demonstrated record of successfully working with senior brand management in Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration, communication, and negotiation skills a must
  • MBA in Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Finance, Engineering, Business Management
  • Strong understanding of Replenishment Systems
  • CPIM or CIRM certification from Association for Operations Management (APICS)
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Demand Planning Senior Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Champion the demand planning process
  • Create framework for collecting and maintaining all assumptions
  • Conduct statistical forecasting analysis as a baseline
  • Assist in the development of marketing and purchasing strategies and objectives, such as OTIF, inventory targets, and backlogs
  • Ensure year ending inventory is always within target, or that by consensus the market agrees to higher inventory with documented reasons
  • Measure and report forecast accuracy (DPA) at market, brand, channel and article levels
  • 6 years of demand planning experience within large sales organisation
  • Preferable experience in the sport or clothing industry
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Senior Mgr-demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop strong working knowledge of marketing/sales/customer business plans to validate forecast and accurately reflect business plan alignment
  • Focus on accuracy of demand plan for new product launches, based on accurate analysis of distribution builds and velocity/share expectations
  • Analyze historical sales data and future plans while working cross-functionality to achieve continuous improvement in the accuracy of demand forecasts. Using projected demand plans, work towards continuous improvement of forecast accuracy and improve overall demand plan
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Demand Planning Application Management Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Technical Knowledge: Apply growing technical knowledge (e.g. SAP, Java, .NET) to solve application issues with limited risk/complexity. . Under general direction integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create effective solutions for HP and for customers
  • Incident Management: Resolve routine in-scope technical incidents independently. Work with team members to resolve more complex incidents. Document known errors and work arounds
  • Escalation Management: identify and action escalations in line with defined policy
  • Change Management/ Implementation: Under general direction implement changes/solutions to meet customer needs within area of technical responsibility. Understand and escalate scope changes per change control process
  • Configuration Management: Ensure Configuration Management Database (CMDB) entries are complete and accurate
  • Solution Design: Understand the HP solutions set and be able to apply these solutions to meet customer needs within area of responsibility
  • Quality: Provide continual improvement recommendations for direct responsibility area (process improvement, technical standard updates, etc)
  • Customer Relationship Management: Set expectations with customers and/or internal businesses/end users within defined parameters
  • Teamwork: Work as part of a team, which may be virtual and/or global
  • Contract Knowledge: Demonstrates basic understanding of business contract to support and meet contractual metrics and obligations in area of responsibility
  • Capacity and Performance Monitor performance checkpoints
  • Business Continuity Responsible for executing recovery actions
  • (developing) understanding of applications technology in area of direct responsibility
  • (developing) General understanding of related technologies
  • (developing) ITIL Process knowledge
  • (developing) Customer Service
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to apply learned forecast analytics
  • Demonstrates experience in extracting and segmenting data to facilitate data analysis
  • Prioritizes work activities; plans and stays organized in order to meet commitment and productivity standards
  • Multi-tasks by switching smoothly from one project or task to another
  • Manages timelines; deals effectively with pressure
  • Takes independent action and works autonomously
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Demand Planning and/or procurement system experience preferred
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Analyst Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or similar area preferred
  • 2 or more years of previous experience in a similar position required
  • Must possess proven computer and system skills with proficiency in Excel. Knowledge of MRP Applications and Previous SAP experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic forecasting principles, basic accounting principles, inventory turnover and COGS also preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong Analytical / Exceptionally strong Excel and MS office skills (Advanced skills: H Lookup, V Lookup, Pivot Tables, Macros a plus)
  • Well-developed prioritization and organizational skills
  • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to handle various situations, multiple priorities, changing business needs as well as the diverse personalities within L’Oreal and the supplier community
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Working Student Demand Planning Clearance Months Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the team in securing availability of inventory reports and correct article status
  • Create, analyze and process the article and inventory reports based on SAP R3 AFS data
  • Cross functional cooperation with Finance, Supply Chain management, Retail and Sales Departments (Alignment, creation of action steps, follow up track record, create forecasts)
  • Project work (on demand)
  • Support on process optimization
  • Very good MS Office (especially excel) skills
  • Existing SAP knowledge beneficial
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Open minded, very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing to learn and develop own skills
  • English and German fluent (written and spoken)
  • University degree in Business with marketing/sales focus (or equal education)
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Specialist Demand Planning Temporary Months Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the eCom Demand Planner to plan the demand at a regional level (Western Europe) of e-commerce in the adidas ERP systems (AFS/SCM/DP & AFS/SCA) by ensuring a timely execution according to the timelines set by GOPS and/or AMESC Procurement
  • Support to develop appropriate operational reporting for assigned business processes and focus on relevant key performance indicators
  • Review the inventory situation for eCom on a daily/weekly/monthly basis versus the latest order book information with a focus on Demand Plan Accuracy to achieve set targets
  • Participate in SCM initiatives; with a special focus of Stock sharing; participate in demand planning process and systems improvements and update the internal process manuals where necessary; perform User Acceptance Tests
  • Become the “key user” for a designated process around stock sharing and inventory availability within the department and look to improve / develop where possible. A special focus will be made on Business Intelligence and Tableau reporting
  • Training & Learning; work on self-development; ensure continuous know-how development; track process issues and optimize / harmonize processes
  • Graduating in and/or in possession of a University degree in Logistics
  • Working experience in international and / or cross-functional teams
  • Process know-how of Logistics (Demand Planning and Supply Chain)
  • Knowledge in the use of SAP, Business Intelligence and Micro strategy desirable
  • Analytical skills and high attention to detail
  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
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Mgr-demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop accurate demand forecasts for product segment, while reducing inventory/working capital, and minimizing forecast variability
  • Develop and maintain a 24-month operational forecast by SKU by in Logility
  • Provide leadership in monthly consensus forecast meetings (summit)
  • Ensure that appropriate forecasting processes and methods are being followed and updated as needed. Maintain
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Demand Planning Graduate Intern Resume Examples & Samples

  • Machine Sales & Operations Planning (Forecasting and inventory planning)
  • Market Intelligence and large deal management
  • Standard analysis and material preparation for monthly meetings (including KPI’s)
  • Ad hoc data mining and analysis as required by management
  • Meeting Management (Minutes and administration)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business or Engineering
  • Fluent English (written & spoken), any other European language an asset
  • Outstanding analytical and organizational skills (6 Sigma experience a plus)
  • Negotiation skills, ability to communicate and collaborate with internal partners at multiple levels of the organization
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and advanced in Excel)
  • Good knowledge of IBM Cognos (BI10), SAP
  • A self-starter, who is able to work independently, resolve ambiguity, mitigate risk and demonstrate a high level of discipline and motivation
  • Swiss citizen or holder of a valid B (hors contingent) or C permit, or an EU citizen who studied or worked a few years in Switzerland
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Senior Manager, Regional Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Become the valued business partner for the Regional Brand Lead & management team
  • More than 8 years experience within the Supply Chain or Sales Planning process areas preferred
  • Strong collaboration & influencing skills
  • System skills required (ERP Planning process & Softwares, eg. SAP APO)
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Director, Demand Planning & Special Projects Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support -Design, Build, Test
  • Statistical model set-up and fine tuning of the baseline forecast
  • DITL activities, flows and business scenarios
  • Data collection, preparation and validation of scripts
  • SIT/UAT and Business Scenario testing
  • Master and transactional data cleansing and validation
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve testing issues
  • Implement & Go-Live
  • Deliver training to end-users
  • Facilitate end-user Business Readiness adoption activities and coaching
  • Provide fulltime go-live support
  • Post Go-live – Dress Shirts
  • Perform operational Super User duties for Dress Shirts to ensure complete adoption of the new processes and solutions
  • Integrate into the Dress Shirts Demand Planning team
  • Monitor and evaluate Dress Shirts KPIs to ensure continued performance and business benefits are achieved
  • PVH Performs Project
  • Consolidate knowledge and experience to supplement Supply Chain Knowledge Base
  • Support SIO CFIs
  • Roll onto next PVH Business Unit Demand Project upon validation of complete adoption
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Mgr, Sales Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop strong working relationships with sales, product, procurement and finance teams which support the S&OP process
  • Work closely with S&OP team to understand business unit goals
  • Effectively maintain forecasts by SKU
  • Ensure all phases of the product life cycle are managed efficiently and accurately by facilitating new product introductions, migrations and end-of-life activities for assigned regions
  • Collaborate with international sales teams at the in order to achieve agreed upon forecasts by leading regular consensus meetings
  • Work with Sales to develop and monitor monthly/seasonal/yearly forecasts at the "top-down" and "bottoms-up" levels translating dollars to units and vice versa
  • Perform trend analysis using statistical methods
  • Create and monitor region-specific seasonal forecasts in SAP-APO
  • Absorb increased work load as necessary to meet departmental deadlines and achieve company goals
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Demand Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with product management team to coordinate new product launches, platform changes, and promotions
  • Develop and distribute weekly and monthly scorecards to leadership in product, engineering, finance, and supply chain
  • Work with datacenter inventory teams to maximize inventory turnover and minimize working capital investment in inventory
  • Expert problem-solving, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Expert knowledge of process improvement and/or operational excellence. Expert abilities and understanding of computing tools, such as databases, spreadsheets, and statistics applications
  • Possesses the functional knowledge to manage projects and must be experienced in SCM process mapping and fit/gap analysis
  • Solid understanding of Rackspace core business
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Self-starter and independent worker driven by personal standards of excellence
  • Ability to respond quickly and appropriately in a dynamic high charged work environment
  • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand
  • Ability to interact and communicate to all levels of leadership
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and influencing skills and practices
  • Ability to facilitate change leveraging Six-Sigma, LEAN or other applicable methodologies
  • Ability to mentor others
  • Ability to provide FANATICAL support
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Statistics, or other relevant field required
  • Master’s degree highly desired
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Internships Western Europe Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • European Key Account Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Demand Planning
  • Internal Controls & Profit Protection
  • Consumer Direct Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Excess Inventory Management
  • Creation and analysis of financial reports
  • Support with the budget and forecast process
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Manager, Global Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • This position plays a key role on the Long Range Product Landscape team. Partnering with R&D, sales, and Product Strategy, this individual will play a central role in assisting in the development of future product offerings to line up with market & consumer segmentations across multiple regions
  • Global Strategic Planning (Demand Planning) - oversees the Global Lifecycle Strategy and Demand Planning efforts to support global revenue plan. Plays key role in monthly S&OP Review with Sr. Management to ensure global alignment across category line plans, demand, and supply, highlighting key risks and opportunities
  • Regional Demand & Supply Reviews: Leads monthly process with regional demand and supply planning teams, ensuring planning is best positioned from both a process and resource standpoint, helping to drive regional goals and initiatives. This role requires a strong operational and financial background as the S&OP process supports planning across multiple functions, including International finance, sales, marketing, and operations. Additionally, this role requires a strong consensus builder to drive necessary actions to capitalize on opportunities that may exist as well as mitigate identifiable risks to the current plan
  • Lifecycle Planning: S&OP drives Global Life Cycle Planning; from program conception through End of Life (EOL). Program Development: works closely with category lead in developing product offerings, regional & global SKU offerings, and initial volume estimates to drive ROI and opportunity analysis. Launch Process: Works closely with regional demand planners and global supply chain network to provide volume estimates, key risks & opportunities, and program overview to help prioritize program and regional initiatives. Lifecycle Planning: Drives global alignment of product life cycle strategies, understanding financial price drops, strategic supply planning, and End-of-Life (EOL)
  • Work with Category Managers in driving regional line and subsequent demand plans to support sales for North America. The role is responsible for the planning, forecasting, and analysis of North America Sales region, from a Demand Planning and Life Cycle Planning standpoint. Will partner with category product teams and sales teams to develop market based line plans consistent with strategic sales and distribution planning. This includes category segmentation planning with respects to product, price, and the target consumer. This role plays an integral part in helping identify both market opportunities and risks with respects to both demand and revenue forecasts
  • Drive development of channel / key account sales targets, forecasting, and analysis. Will work with category managers and Sales Planning team to develop account specific life cycle and product strategies (including SMU’s, holiday promotions, and product opportunities)
  • Analyzes key customer ordering patterns, product sales trends, and the impact of Product/Marketing plans on the regions to improve predictability of forecasts
  • Consistently deliver forecast accuracy results that drive inventory and service levels that exceed targeted thresholds for regular business, new product launches, promotions and end of life strategy
  • Direct activities of Demand Planning team to ensure continuous improvement in all aspects of forecasting processes. Collaborate with Supply Planning team to understand and align with supply strategies for specific program SKU’s, supporting overall life cycle strategies
  • Clearly documents assumptions underpinning the forecast, as well as key changes, market shifts, confidence intervals, etc
  • Develops the monthly KPI package and drives improvements related to demand management - including, but not limited to: Forecast accuracy per region, exception management, execution reliability, Phase-in-Phase-out, revenue, volume, margin, etc
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance to ensure alignment with North American financial and operational planning
  • Continue professional education to remain informed of all best in class practices, processes, systems and techniques and brings them into the organization as appropriate
  • Instrumental in driving EOL process by managing global demand and product plans across multiple regions to a consensus EOL date and action plan. Responsibility requires a deep understanding of product profiles and risks as they relate to regional markets and product plans and long range replacement product introductions (R&D Product Landscape)
  • Responsible for monthly and annual demand forecasts to drive forecast completeness and accuracy; will provide key financial costs, launch cadence, and regional specific product requirements. Monthly reviews and analysis are used to support ongoing reviews of various corporate financial strategies and operational objectives
  • Responsible for hiring, managing, training, developing and evaluating a team of Demand Planners. Oversees team to ensure they are appropriately utilizing systems, following standard work processes, completing required tasks accurately and within established deadlines. Monitors progress to goals and supports resolution of issues
  • Manage, train and develop staff consistent with the Callaway Golf Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for management of decisions that are critical to schedules that affect overall business activities
  • Build and maintain a team that is focused on improving sales processes and capabilities
  • Responsible for interactions that may involve controversial situations, influencing and persuading other senior level managers
  • Strong understanding of finance tools, practices, and principles
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Power Point and MS Excel
  • Strong project management and execution skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business required; MBA preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of combined experience in demand planning, operations, or supply chain
  • Must have proven ability to motivate and manage employees
  • Extensive golf industry/product knowledge: Background on golf market research, product segmentation, and consumer insights a plus
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Avp-demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead & coordinate projects for demand & supply planning for brand
  • Supports business execution of new programs and initiatives that include promotional activities, forecasts and coordination for key events, new product launches and re-launches
  • Determine and implement priority of logistical initiatives with our accounts
  • Provide functional expertise, training and support for demand planning and MSL in NA
  • Ensures direct reports supervise cross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of supply chain initiatives
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Demand Planning Process & Systems Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborates with demand planning partners to identify and resolve discrepancies between planner adjusted forecasts and statistical demand forecasts
  • Analyzes, understands, and communicates use and application of statistical models and parameter settings to the demand planners
  • Develops, implements and provides ongoing training for end users. Provides technical and process expertise to guide and support to team members and develops procedures and desk guides / job aids
  • Key liaison with technology partners to implement system enhancements. Communicates and assists users in understanding implications. Supports systems testing and implementation
  • Manages all phases of appropriate demand planning projects, including planning design, development, testing, implementation, documentation, communication training and closure. Ensures that the project achieves the expected results on time and within budget
  • Serves as subject matter expert on cross-functional teams and projects to support key business objectives. Represents business unit data requirements or educates on data availability and appropriateness. Leads cross-functional teams to resolve process issues and determine more effective procedures to support business needs
  • Supports S&OP process(es) and continuous end-to-end organizational improvement to include collaboration with SCO and organizational partners and in developing purposeful reporting
  • Measures forecast quality through standard reporting and recommends corrective actions to demand planners
  • Performs forecast system(s) user maintenance which may include item attribute assignment, standard table maintenance, and user security
  • Establishes and implements data accuracy procedures. Resolves data discrepancies through determining the source of the inconsistency and tracking issue resolution
  • May assist in setting goals for the work group and developing organizational capability. This includes informing staffing decisions, taking into account resource demands, capabilities and constraints
  • Mentors, coaches and trains others within group, applicable SCO partners, and business units on the use of processes and systems
  • Provides data and analysis for other departments as appropriate
  • Demand planning / forecasting experience (5 yrs)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (5 yrs)
  • Supply Chain experience (5 yrs)
  • Experience with maintaining large amounts of complex data and ensuring data quality & reconciliation (5 yrs)
  • End user support experience (5 yrs)
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and enterprise-wide system interfaces (5 yrs)
  • Superior skills in statistical /business modeling, Microsoft Office, data mining using SQL (5 yrs)
  • (Structured Query Language)
  • Training development, documentation and delivery (5 yrs)
  • Relevant functional/business process experience (5 yrs)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills enabling the persuasive presentation of proposed solutions and the delivery of effective end user training
  • Ability to work effectively in a self-directed manner and as part of the team
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams in resolving process concerns and drive process improvement initiatives
  • Knowledge of business requirements management
  • Experienced in system end user support
  • Understanding of functional area of business and work flow process
  • Ability to collaborate and drive consensus for cross functional end user process solutions
  • Ability to effectively utilize available tools and resources to resolve issues
  • Ability to design and create moderately complex models, tools, reports, and data outputs to support the business unit or department
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Senior Specialist, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Multi-lingual abilities in local languages (Cantonese, Mandarin) a must
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Strong organizational and analytic skills
  • Detail and result oriented
  • An understanding of, or experience in the golf market is an advantage
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Senior Specialist, Demand Planning aG Resume Examples & Samples

  • Well understanding of PO and S&OP process
  • Knowledge of forecasting
  • Preferred to approximately3 years of same industry experience
  • Must be proficient in English writing and speaking
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Senior Specialist, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Culturally sensitive
  • Reliable
  • Structured
  • Diligent
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Assistant Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze business performance to identify business risks & opportunities
  • Assist in providing statistical forecast & business plans
  • Monitor inventory level & initiate pricing programs at the right time
  • Coordinate with different departments to formulate the products launch plan
  • Manage the sales ordering cycle & order consolidation
  • Handle database with massive data to provide accurate reports
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IHQ Demand Planning Process Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong aptitude with Excel analysis
  • Proven capability with critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent communicator with aptitude to clearly present data both written, verbally and through charts & graphs
  • Effectiveness in juggling and prioritizing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelors’ degree
  • 2-4 years of experience in Demand, Merchandise or Sales Planning, preferably within Sportswear or Fashion industry
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 4+ year’s experience within Demand Planning, Sales Planning, Merchandise Financial Planning or Buying; Supply Chain, Cosmetic or Consumer Packaged Goods industry a plus
  • Strong communication and people skills required with the ability to work proactively and independently
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills required with SAP Advanced Planning Optimizer (APO) experience a plus
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Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong analytical skills, and can see the “big picture” while still playing attention to the detail
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Three year college or university degree, emphasis in economics or business preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of demand planning experience within a large sales organization
  • 2 years worked in adidas
  • 2 years worked in current position
  • Communication to the manager: those with position P3, P2 y P1
  • Last two performance: + good
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Supervisor of Global Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervise a team of demand analysts which includes creation/assessment of performance feedback and guidance
  • Maintain product forecast in SAP to support global OE, Aftermarket, and MRO demands for assigned programs/customers
  • Assure drive is linked to Forecast Methodology by program/market channel (Make to stock, Make to Order, or Forecast)
  • Reconcile demand from various data sources (VPS, Customer Intel and internal models)
  • Maintenance and improvement of GDP standard work and processes
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Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the planning with the aPlan and the Assortment tool
  • Validation of data integrity and cleansing of data prior to forecasting
  • Resolve issues related to the integration of information between systems (aPlan, Assortment tool, SIS, adirace)
  • Aggregated and article level forecasting / proportionality
  • Facilitate the consensus through 1x1 meetings with the Marketing & Commercial team
  • Document and challenge forecast assumptions based on the analysis of market data, industry statistics, and market dynamics
  • Preparation of the FBP Business Segment Template (until implementation of aPLAN) in alignment with all areas (Marketing, Channels & Finances) considering the 4 main metrics as there are
  • Average Selling Prices
  • Review presales information vs Demand signal at articles level to find the gaps
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Authorizing transfer orders and destructions for finished goods including monitoring delivery status and evaluating inventory at return facilities
  • Monitoring item set-up and maintenance of Bills of Materials for returns. Inventory planning responsibilities include management of finished goods inventory across North American return facilities to ensure proper inventory and number of SKUS are maintained. Accountable for perpetual inventory balances and ensures finished goods inventory availability. Analyze inventory in order to create proposal for destruction of excess and obsolete goods. Participate in inventory reduction and cost savings initiatives
  • Vendor management responsibilities include monitoring KPI's and evaluating performance and service levels, such as on-time performance, pricing discrepancies, shipping accuracy, invoicing accuracy and overall customer service. Supply Chain Sr. Analyst is also responsible for coordinating and leading returns vendors Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Systems responsibilities include assisting with evaluation of current systems - recommending system enhancements and modifications to IT, creation and maintenance of departmental procedures as they release directly to systems or to physical processes. Other systems responsibilities would be the evaluation and modification of internal and external reporting
  • Creating and maintaining a project report containing all current projects/inventory status including participating and leading in Inventory/Supply chain review meetings, 3rd party customer meetings, Supply Chain Vendor meetings, and any other meetings related to this position. This position will also provide other ad hoc reports on request
  • Assist in supporting any Inventory Planning initiatives
  • Participate in presentations to sales, marketing, vendors, SPHE and 3rd party customers as required
  • Support departmental business plans as outlined by Management
  • 1+ years of experience in a production forecasting, or a planning role with a particular emphasis on production planning, replenishment, analysis, and modeling
  • 3+ years of Home Entertainment operations experience strongly preferred
  • Inventory planning or forecasting experience is a plus
  • Demand analyst or forecasting experience preferred
  • Intermediate Excel skills required
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Director Business Solutions Merchandising & Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Full end-to-end understanding of respective business processes and best practices in order to translate internal and external trends into deliverables for the business. Drive these initiatives by securing a sponsor, resources and budget to realize added value and contribution to innovation within business and GIT
  • The adidas multichannel sales strategy requires various planning strategies which have to be supported by IT. This role is responsible to optimize the support of the different processes and IT solutions. For this strong demand/ program and technical knowledge is necessary
  • Deep understanding and experience across multiple planning domains like
  • Pro-active (engaging & impact-oriented) mindset, ability to think end-to-end
  • Ability to be self-directed while working under tight deadlines
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, experience in finance
  • Expert knowledge of respective business processes and IT systems
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Strong experience in working on several projects simultaneously
  • Fluent English (verbal and written),
  • Strong MS-Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Four-year college or university degree with focus on Business Administration, IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 8+ years of progressive work experience in large-scale (IT) projects or program management or large-scale application service responsibility
  • If required: 2–3 years of experience in managing a team
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Senior Specialist, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Implement and facilitate the monthly demand process cross-functionally (Integrated Business Plan) and ensure the accuracy of the demand planning forecast (CCP/IBP/ILS)for assigned brand
  • Regular communication with Sales & Marketing to capture business changes affecting the demand plan for assigned brand
  • Collaborate closely with other members of supply chain, sales, marketing and finance to achieve sales and service objectives for assigned brand
  • Monitor key KPIs for ad-hoc, short- and long-term planning aligned with global standards
  • Support valuation of Risks & Opportunities from IBP to Market Commitment in the official Rolling Forecast (RFC) Continuously improve inventory aging and stock turns encouraging IBP process
  • Measure the seasonal demand plan at critical supply milestones against actuals (Planning accuracy cockpit)
  • Ensure the accuracy of the Demand planning forecast data by providing statistical forecasting as another viewpoint
  • Manage Demand planning system (Integrated Planning, TM1) and Micro-strategy
  • Maintain and improve IBP Dashboard on SSoT/ OvotT
  • Prepare Group reporting (*IBP DP tool) accurately and timely lead system upgrades and enhancements
  • Complete familiarity with Microsoft office or equivalent tools, especially advanced Excel
  • High degree of commercial and business acumen knowledge Strong interpersonal skills (e.g., relationship management, facilitation)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must
  • University degree or adequate education preferable in accounting or business
  • Minimum 3 years of demand planning experience within large sales organisation
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and strategic thinking
  • Excellent Excel skills and adaptability to new software and systems
  • Desire to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Proficient in database software experience
  • Previous merchandising experience
  • Self motivated with strong drive for achievement
  • Comfort working in a highly dynamic environment
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Nordic Demand Planning Graduate Resume Examples & Samples

  • You will demonstrate high integrity to develop and manage the relationship with marketing, commercial, procurement and controlling
  • Ensure effective implementation of new forecasting tools and processes
  • You are available to work full time as soon as possible
  • You have excellent communication skills in English. Danish is a strong asset and can make a difference. Another Nordic language spoken and written fluently would also be appreciated
  • IT literate with advanced excel skills (SAP knowledge and experience preferred but not required)
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Demand Planning Senior Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Establish regional demand planning processes to create transparency of demand and operational performance
  • Work with marketing/sales team to understand sales forecast
  • Investigate and inquiry root causes for forecast inaccuracy and work with all stakeholders to effectively and efficiently improve the processes
  • Act as an effective liaison between global demand planning and Asian business units
  • Set clear focus and direction for demand planning in China
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IT Infrastructure Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide finance with inputs of known infrastructure demand to help create an 18 month walk-forward of the indirect costs budget
  • Broad knowledge of various technology architectures including storage, networking, databases, Linux, AIX, Windows, web servers, load balancing, archiving systems and others
  • The ability to operate in a complex and challenging environment
  • Ability to multi-task, comprehend and be responsive to customer needs, work under tight deadlines, and work independently
  • A demonstrated understanding of Retail, Mortgage and Credit Card banking
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Nordic Demand Planning Graduate for Professional Product Division Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working directly with various functions and stakeholders such as marketing teams to create and maintain the best possible forecast in a collaborative manner, using the appropriate best practise methodologies
  • Coordinating and aligning with international teams, such as S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning)
  • You have graduated no longer than a year ago (it is actually compulsory) from your education (bachelor or master degree minimum) within Supply Chain Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations or other quantitative business disciplines
  • Your CV shows your interest for Demand planning and how you contributed in this field
  • Analytical approach and consistent attention to detail
  • Pragmatic approach to work with good developed problem solving skills
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Senior Demand Planning Process & System Expert Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the APO DP track for the APO project
  • Provide coaching and training in demand planning tools and processes to key users to share best practice and efficient use of the global process design in MEU
  • Ensure that Demand Planning systems and processes are aligned across the global network and meet MEU business needs and requirements
  • Identify system enhancements, propose and follow through implementation
  • Simplify interface and batch job schedules
  • Harmonise and enhance SAP APO system usage for planning purposes
  • Prioritise the business requirements to ensure most important system changes are developed/delivered first
  • Previous experience of working within Customer Service & Logistics (Supply Chain) in Demand Planning roles
  • Proven experience in Statistical forecasting within SAP APO
  • Understanding of Information Systems/Technology capabilities and strategies would be highly advantageous
  • A good understanding of Business/Vendor management principles preferred
  • Work experiences in an international environment or even of an international assignment
  • APO Key user or reference group experience would be highly advantageous
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders across different functions
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to lead change management and process redesign projects
  • Strong Team working skills in multicultural and international environment
  • You will thrive in a collaborative working environment and will have a passion for driving positive results that will be reflected in your work
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Global Demand Planning Senior Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5+ years of experience post BS/BA required
  • Understanding of Demand Flow Technology required
  • Knowledge of statistical forecasting methods and tools required
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and communication skill required
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (experience in Sr. level presentation) required
  • Demonstrated strength in interdependent partnering and team management required
  • Self-starter – able to work independently and within a matrixed environment
  • Strong PC skills for data analysis and presentation of complex information, including intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Manages complexity and implements positive change required
  • Negotiation / Influencing skills required
  • Effectively manages projects and timelines to meet schedules required
  • Personal computer skills, Windows: word processing, project planning, presentation, e-mail & spreadsheet software required
  • CPIM (Certified in Production & Inventory Management) preferred
  • APICS certification (American Production & Inventory Control Society) preferred
  • Production planning, capacity planning, manufacturing and/or master scheduling experience preferred
  • Medical Device and Quality Systems Regulations preferred
  • Experience in enterprise system implementations preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP systems including master scheduling (MPS), capacity planning (CRP, material planning (MRP), Inventory control and order management preferred
  • ASP information systems, including, but not limited to COACT, Dataflo, ASTEA, and COGNOS preferred
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time internationallyInventory Planning/Control
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Supervisor of Global Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of 5 -8 years of experience in Planning or Supply Chain field,
  • Intermediate to expert level in MS Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of ERP & Business Intelligence Tools
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Director, Demand Planning Americas Region Resume Examples & Samples

  • You will manage a 24 month forward looking demand forecast, incorporating inputs from multiple channels and partners to drive downstream operational and revenue forecasts
  • You will set the supply requirements and fulfillment strategies for all relevant products and suppliers, and will be accountable for establishing planning and inventory policies that will optimize global inventories and customer service levels across multiple facilities
  • Partner directly with Marketing and Sales to determine short and long-term requirement
  • Work cross-functionally with the Sourcing, Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality, R&D and Distribution teams as needed to optimize capacity resources with the goal of maximizing output, improving quality and reducing overall cost all while ensuring the company meets global customer service level requirements
  • Work in close coordination with Finance to achieve measurable year-over-year targets for total cost, service levels and inventory utilization metrics
  • 7 – 10 years of increasing responsibility in supply chain management role/s APICS certification is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of best practices in planning and inventory management systems
  • Solid background in leading edge manufacturing and materials management processes, including an understanding of MRP logic
  • Practical experience using Supply Chain Planning systems (Logility, JDA, Manugistics or similar)
  • Working knowledge of SAP (R/3) or similar ERP platform
  • Travel requirements of this role are both Domestic and International up to 30% travel a year; candidate must currently possess or qualify for international travel documents
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, maintain, and improve baseline statistical forecasts
  • Improve forecasting accuracy by identifying, analyzing, and quantifying relevant forecast drivers. Drivers include, but are not limited to, pricing changes, promotions, distribution strategy, competitive pressure, and the evolution of devices through their lifecycle
  • Improve overall efficiency of forecasting processes through development of lean and agile processes
  • Present findings to cross functional partners at all levels of the organization
  • 5 years professional experience including relevant experience with responsibility for the P&L financial performance of products in-market
  • Bachelor's Degree (advanced degree preferred) in a quantitative discipline, preferably Econometrics, Statistics or Math
  • Relevant experience preferred in one or more of the following (or related) categories: telecommunications, consumer electronics, and/or supply chain operations
  • Strong financial modeling & forecasting background and skills
  • Solid statistical modeling background and skills
  • Good understanding of economic drivers of business products experience and skills
  • Demonstrated excellent data analytical
  • Comfortable extracting and manipulating datasets (big and small) from disparate sources using tools such as SQL and SAS
  • A self-starter with strong passion for success
  • Highly adaptive to a fast-moving environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver on multiple threads of work
  • Track record of personal initiative and ability to drive change
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present detailed analytical results in consumable and understandable formats
  • Experience with SAP strongly desired
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Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for compiling our Never Out Of Stock (NOOS) forecasts on a monthly basis. Prepare the NOOS templates each month for our Sales team to enter revised forecasts
  • Support our Demand Planning, Merchandising and CTC teams with weekly and ad hoc reporting of sales data. Includes running monthly reports that support our KPI Review Meetings with Merchandising
  • Manage the Allocations vs Bookings reporting process. Work with our CTC team to ensure our allocations are being followed by sales
  • Monitor seasonal article counts vs targets on a monthly basis
  • Attend various milestone meetings on a monthly basis to gain a better understanding of the Reebok business
  • Support the Demand Planning team with various reporting functions – sell thru, IBP, buying volume
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills
  • 0-1 Experience with forecasting and an understanding of Sales, Customer Service, Global Planning and Inventory Management processes
  • B.S. Degree required; Concetration / Major in Business or Economics preferred
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Senior Manager, WW Applecare Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5-10 years in a Service, Manufacturing or Logistics Operation
  • 3-5 years minimum in a managerial role with demonstrated growth in responsibilities
  • Experience in demand planning and/or materials management required
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Experience with Demand Planning/Forecasting tools
  • SAP experience considered a plus
  • Analytical & detail-oriented
  • Experience with executive-level reporting
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Demand Planning Lead-sc Excellence & Projects Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
  • Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
  • Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
  • Execute performance and career development discussions
  • Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable
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Data Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage monthly forecast updates/processes from statistical modeling through consensus for assigned brands
  • Challenge the cross-functional team to achieve accurate forecasted demand for finished goods is a key role of this position
  • Support Demand Planning data, reporting, business and KPI analysis, process and technical systems projects, process improvements, and documentation
  • Analyze documentation related to demand planning, forecasting and sales trends used by senior management and as an input into the Demand Planning consensus forecast process and S&OP
  • Generate and distribute monthly forecast reports
  • Manage display forecasts and dependent demand
  • Provide accurate forecasts
  • Support Production Planning
  • Participate in MBA meetings
  • Manage NeoGrid & APO DP Master Data to facilitate DP processes
  • Review and approve new product forecasts
  • Support PM’s in new product launches and transitions
  • Bachelor Degree in supply chain / logistics preferred
  • 3 years of supply chain management experience in Pharmaceutical or Consumer Products
  • Previous experience in consumer health/consumer package goods
  • 1 year SAP and Advanced Demand Planning System experience
  • Training or professional certification in BHC GSC Supply Chain Academy I, APICS, IBF or equivalent
  • Must be able to drive cross-functional DP Consensus meetings
  • Strong problem solving, strategic and tactical thinking ability, complemented by a proactive “hands on” business planning and execution mentality
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Working knowledge of Operational Excellence techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional teams
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Market Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5-8 years’ experience in product/sales forecast/marker demand, open to different industries (FMCG, Feed, Foods/Drinks…)
  • 2-3 years’ experience in managing a team
  • University graduate, open for Economy and/or Technical Degree. MBA would an advantage, but not a must
  • Self-motivated and be able to work independently
  • Strong personality and confident
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Mgr, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and implement demand planning strategies that support business unit on-time delivery and working capital targets
  • Develop and execute best in class demand planning performance metrics
  • Interface with corporate headquarters on divisional demand planning initiatives as the business unit representative
  • Manage a team of supervisors and analysts which includes creation/assessment of performance feedback and guidance
  • Ensure forecast for the aircraft wheel and brake product line is aligned with available tools and processes
  • Document assumptions for material drive – including carbon products (articulate changes in demand from original ‘budget’ plan)
  • Development, maintenance and improvement of GDP standard work and processes
  • Supports business unit and corporate Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) processes. This includes communication of demand changes and verification of loaded demand to a senior leadership audience
  • Supports Policy Deployment Progress Review (PDPR), Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) and other alignment initiatives
  • Manage the Excess and Obsolete inventory process for both Troy (OEM site) and Services (MRO sites); oversees GDP input from review of inventory on hand through the scrap and financial reserve processes
  • Manage the planning and replenishment processes for MRO procurement in support of service center operations
  • Liaise with manufacturing operations on demand requirements and the establishment of safety stock and Kanban levels to ensure service levels
  • Must be able to verify U.S. Person Status as defined by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • BS or MBA in Business, Supply Chain or related discipline, APICS certification preferred
  • Minimum of 6-10 years of experience in Planning or Supply Chain, or Operations
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Director Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create tangible integration between demand and supply through improved constraint management, balanced prior forecast variances, and joint decision making. Show evidence that risk mitigation improves
  • Work closely with brand and sourcing leaders to better understand historical product performance and product-market opportunities (e.g., trend analysis) to inform their strategies. Develop new links to the merchandising process and improve the value-proposition analysis
  • Drive a strong analysis and summarize the results of all data pertinent to creating and explaining the sales forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions and new and lost business)
  • Project and call out potential business impacts due to demand changes by providing timely high profile communication to both planning and supply management teams
  • Play a lead role in the annual planning / budget process by providing finance and supply planning with timely and accurate baseline projections and incorporating new business plans
  • Lead the exploration and analysis into multi-channel consumption (e.g., consumer sales), so that it can over time integrate more meaningfully into forecasting basic process and end-to-end strategies
  • Measure, analyze, and report key process metrics and monitor adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs). Extend over time the appropriate mix of new planning metrics
  • Direct or indirect relationship through work in such areas as planning, inventory management, commercial analysis, operations, buying/procurement, financial analysis, and/or logistics/distribution
  • People management experience required
  • Exposure to manufacturing or retail environments highly valued
  • Strong business judgment, planning and allocation skills
  • Strong overall systems background with touchpoint to either leading ERP or MRP process
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Global Demand Planning & Deployment Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5 years experience in supply chain planning and material management
  • Analytics experience with inventory budget metrics, transit tracking and inventory management
  • Strong SAP experience (SCP and ECP), super user preferred
  • Strong focus on process improvement and Lean Business practices
  • Lean Six Sigma certification preferred but not required
  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred but not required
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Demand Planning & Forecasting Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong computer skills in general, especially Access/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Advanced Excel skills (Pivots, V- Lookups, SumIf, etc.)
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Quick technology / software learner
  • Able to master multiple proprietary systems with ease
  • Strong time management/follow through
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Director, Demand Planning & Forecasting Resume Examples & Samples

  • Deliver European leading accuracy in the demand and forecast plans
  • Continuously improve the process, tools and input to make sure everything runs efficiently
  • Play a role in the Operations leadership team, and secure world class driven operations for the future
  • You most likely have an MSc in Economics & Business Administration or similar, and you have worked with or in sales. It is an advantage if you have also worked with marketing
  • You have solid forecasting experience (demand planning) as well as stakeholder management skills
  • You have solid people management experience
  • You are an Excel and PowerPoint expert, and experience with business intelligence and/or APO/SAP is an advantage
  • You are fluent in English. Danish is an advantage
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Regional Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Animate the monthly collaborative sales forecast process (CSF) – ie: a agreed upon consensus plan for a selected product portfolio for a country / zone and to ensure the forecast accuracy targets are achieved
  • Conduct regular meeting with Commercial (Sales / Marketing) & Product (BU/LOB) teams to gather and analyze all available information to create the best possible forecast (historical sales, phase in/phase out, cannibalization, causal factor, market trends, seasonality, promotions, special events inventory levels, price changes, lead-time etc..)
  • Make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets (input : forecast accuracy, forecast value–add, unhealthy stock level, customers OTDC) based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Proactively facilitating, re-engineering, best practices & consensus between functional experts (Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Sales & Marketing, Logistics and Finance)
  • Participate actively in projects teams, working on initiatives to improve forecast accuracy
  • May be required to facilitates as SIOP leaders for specific Line of Business
  • Complete relevant reports (weekly & monthly ) as and when directed
  • Strong background in Demand planning & Forecasting. Working knowledge of IBF (Integrated Bsuiness Forecasting), S&Ops (Sales & Operations Planning)
  • Experience using SAP &/or Kinaxis sale forecast (preferred) or other ERP statistical software packages
  • Strong analytical abilities /High level of data analytics skills – forecast modeling
  • Good communication and Team building skills
  • Ability to lead cross-functionally with strong collaborative skills in getting consensus among teams in mitigating demand gaps
  • 8+ years related experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in a commercial or logistics (Business, engineering or related field)
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Senior Mgr Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage and oversee Long and Short Term Demand Planning for the US CC business for assigned brands
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and evaluation of career development and performance for assigned staff of Managers Demand Planning I/II
  • Influence the Consensus Demand Planning cross-functional team towards more accurate projections using data-driven insights from multiple input sources
  • Act as the trusted leader for all demand planning activities within your brand portfolio
  • Drive the top-down demand forecast by leveraging multiple input sources & downstream demand signals (POS, retail inventory); Reconcile with bottom-up forecasts developed by your Demand Planning Managers, and ensure cross-functional alignment on all demand drivers
  • Assist the Director of Demand Planning in strategic process evolution and the associated change management deliverables
  • Ensure that accurate an unbiased demand signals are provided to Product Supply and Commercial Operations leadership through the S&OP Process
  • Own the continuous improvement of key performance indicators including but not limited to forecast accuracy and bias
  • BS/BA in Business, Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or an equivalent qualification
  • 8-10 years’ experience in consumer products business
  • Proven capability and experience in demand planning management
  • In-depth understanding of and/or experience in demand planning and supply chain management and systems. 6 years APO/NeoGrid (or similar advanced demand planning) experience
  • Ability to lead or participate on cross-functional project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions in a complex business environment
  • Effective oral and written skills to communicate and negotiate cross-functionally
  • Effective conflict resolution skills needed to lead in a cross-functional environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated skills in tactical and strategic thinking
  • Understanding of legal, regulatory, and GMP environment in OTC marketing and manufacturing Core competencies required
  • Demand Planning Process Skills
  • Organizational Agility and Collaboration Skills
  • Specific OTC experience extremely desirable
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Associate, Demand Planning Rle Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and maintain reports to identify and resolve issues (inventory analyses, price studies, and the measurement of marketing events) at both a store and product level. Develop and maintain reporting tools as a basis for long-term, strategic plans at both a store and product level
  • Support the development of financial plans including, sales, profits, and inventory for representatives from Merchandising, Planning, Store-line, and Finance. Manage the administration and reporting of location plans in the Arthur Planning System
  • Support the monthly forecasting process and reporting of future business performance to include sales and profitability on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis for Polo Retail Corporation (PRC). Collaborate with the Merchandising/Planning, Storeline, and Finance organizations
  • Collaborate with Merchandising and Store organizations to identify and quantify risks and opportunities within the business
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Demand Planning & GPS Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates and ensures efficient GPS process in company, is responsible for its continuous improvment and its adaptability to changing business needs
  • Animates and ensures effective cross collaboration of all functions involved in GPS process  
  • Analyses GPS process effectiveness on regular basis
  • Prepares materials and needed data and analysis for GPS meeting and co-leads the meeting
  • Animates and ensures demand forecasting process, ensures collaboration of all functions invoved to reach consensus forecast
  • Cooperates with other functions to improve and develop forecasting process
  • Manages Dpt budget
  • Reviews key performance indicators of Dpt (FA, BIAS, CSL), and undertakes initiatives to reach expected targets
  • Manages team, develops competencies, motivates to reach highest results
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Demand Planning & Customer Collaboration Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead the change in mindset and execution of Demand Forecasting and integration with Supply Planning
  • Drive consistency and process excellence into Demand Forecasting ways of working for Consumer Healthcare across ANZ
  • Principle change agent in embedding GSK’s Core Commercial Cycle (CCC)
  • Influence, lead and motivate the development and execution of Supply Chain improvement initiatives
  • Ensures regional business alignment and compliance to global CCC requirements
  • In depth knowledge of Demand Forecasting and Commercial Sales / Marketing Operations in an FMCG environment
  • Highly numerate and good knowledge of supply chain forecasting / trade spend software systems and processes
  • Ideally you will be degree qualified in a supply chain related discipline, logistics, supply management, demand management, operational management or MBA
  • Customer driven and excellent communication skills
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Demand Planning Administrator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Distribute orders and supporting documentation to Card Factory suppliers
  • Create POs for all products across the seasonal and everyday ranges
  • File and maintain all purchase orders for reference and audit purposes
  • Expedite late deliveries, updating systems and communicating to key stakeholders
  • Updating price files for all seasonal and every day ranges
  • Be efficient with a high degree of accuracy
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Effective team working skills
  • Understand and comply with Data Protection Act 1998
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform duties as forecast analyst for assigned regions, accounts and product lines
  • Maintain a product line and customer based forecast using SAP
  • Track and monitor performance and provide analysis of actual performance versus marketing and sales forecast
  • Work closely with Sales and Trade Marketing to identify trends and manage cost specific issues
  • Partner with sales and marketing to integrate promotional calendar and new item calendar into S&OP process
  • Participate in demand planning phase of the S&OP process and function as team member of the S&OP process
  • Maintain customer scorecard measuring forecast accuracy, service metrics, and total sales vs. established goals
  • Provide analysis and reports as required to drive forecast accuracy improvement
  • Work with Trade Marketing to manage product transitions and promotions
  • Continuously monitor statistical forecast models to ensure the best fit is being utilized
  • Partner with key accounts on customer collaboration utilizing external information that is available (retailer systems, POS, market data, etc.)
  • SAP, APO and ECC Experience
  • Experience with major retailer systems, such as Retail Link or Partners Online a plus
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Demand Planning & Forecasting Resume Examples & Samples

  • Recommend required changes to ensure high levels of fulfillment while minimizing inventory costs
  • Be involved in demand planning, supply planning, and inventory replenishment for our clients, who span multiple industries
  • Maintain open and direct communication with internal and third party manufacturing plants to ensure complete understanding of their needs and requirements while coordinating with sourcing, production planning and logistics to optimize the supply chain efficiency and costs
  • Proactively identify issues that may inhibit successful delivery performance, and drives actions to resolve potential failures before they occur
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, or relevant studies
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience, especially applicable Demand Planning / S&OP / Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Preferred experience working either in a manufacturing and/or pharma environment
  • Must have experience with SAP, especially with the APO module
  • Experience with managing Master Data along with running accuracy reports
  • Highly detail oriented with strong analytical and data manipulation skills
  • Identify, prioritize, structure, and analyze ad hoc analyses about the business’s demand, customers, and business operations to answer questions and integrate insights in the forecasting process
  • Our Consultants enjoy the flexibility and autonomy to choose the client projects that interest them, while continuing to build professional relationships within our global community of Consultant and business professionals. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, a 401(k) savings plan which includes a discretionary company match, employee stock purchase plan, paid personal time off program, professional development and certification courses
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Supv, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the Consensus Forecast. Aligned with Brands/Private Brands categories. Drives/ facilitates Volume Consensus process across VPGM portfolio. Layers in outside information on top of statistical forecast to determine consensus forecast adjustments to statistical forecast
  • Focuses on understanding business and living w/ brand managers to understand business drivers, inputs and initiatives. Understands IRI and Consumption data
  • Mentors Demand Planning Analysts, to build business knowledge
  • Works with Demand Planning Analysts to translate Brand and Sales inputs for input into Volume forecast. Provides inputs at both consensus and lower levels, as necessary, to ensure accuracy at all levels down to SKU/Customer/Location/Week
  • Recommends and identifies requirements for analytical deep dives with brand Insights and Customer Analytics
  • Monitors Business Development/Sales monthly change review to identify new/changing sales inputs to forecast
  • Excellent communication skills - both formal and informal
  • Methodology aptitudes & leadership in areas such as forecasting, team facilitation, problem solving, and overall solution optimization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional project team and appropriately manage multiple demands on time
  • Experience training and mentoring others
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Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • You will be directly responsible for the management of a consensus enterprise forecast for assigned brands and business units
  • You will coordinate monthly demand planning meetings with Sales, Marketing, Customer Marketing, and Manufacturing
  • You will run analysis of customer acceptance information and estimated market penetration estimates to develop estimates for new product introductions, identifying high side and low side risk to these estimates
  • You will maintain inventory at appropriate level to ensure high customer service, while meeting brand inventory targets
  • You will have thorough management of Excess and Obsolete stock
  • You will have joint development of inventory strategies with Manufacturing, using accuracy statistics, forecast variability, and estimated risk to forecast projections
  • You will evaluate consumer and trade promotion activities to establish meaningful projections of future promotions
  • You will have direct contribution to the implementation of processes and systems tools to develop a customer demand driven demand-planning process
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Mgr-demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitate consensus meetings with Sales, Marketing, Finance & Supply Chain
  • Influence Divisional Business decisions through analytics presented to Senior Management
  • Collaborate with the PPD Demand Planning Analyst to drive alignment between SalonCentric and Divisional forecasts
  • Run pre-Consensus meetings with Marketing on forecasts by brand and Sales on sales phasing
  • Analyze channel specific trends to determine risks & opportunities
  • Drive Launch Sizing process cross functionally to ensure high level of service and avoidance of excess/obsolesce
  • Review reasonableness of Marketing Promotional forecasts. Present recaps and objective perspective to divisional management
  • Create a “Bottoms-up” budget by SKU for use in both Divisional and Operational budgets and trends. Review with divisional management to arbitrate differences and finalize sales content and phasing
  • Drive SKU Rationalization process
  • Work with MSL Brand Cell on appropriate safety stock levels, run-out analysis to maximize service and minimize inventory
  • Work within Synergy SAP tool to assist in SalonCentric forecasting as necessary
  • Collaborate with Store Replenishment team for Launches, Promotions and Discontinuations
  • Participate in Divisional/Supply Chain meetings
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Regional Director Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • ) America’s Demand Planning: Coordinate the consolidation, validation, refinement of the Device demand signal across segments. Manage the submission of the Demand signal across segments and territories. Identify key Demand signal trends, provide business insight and coordinate recommendations/actions
  • ) Demand Plan of Record Management: Monitor variances vs Demand plan of record through proactive performance management. Lead and influence sales and marketing on managing exceptions. Engage with Supply team to identify any impact to supportable demand and communicate actions plans to the field to address gaps
  • ) Process Management: Continuously improve demand signal process. Document and define end-to-end process improvements across functions, systems and stakeholders. Engage with capability teams to ensure alignment in short and long term demand planning system/tool roadmaps
  • ) Stakeholder Management: Represent Demand Planning organization in key stakeholder/segment rhythms, including Operations Strategy & Planning, Product teams, finance, Sales, Marketing, etc
  • 10+ years’ experience in Business Mgmt, Planning and/or leading business transformations
  • Experience delivering results across functions and geographies within a matrix environment
  • 5+ years’ experience in demand planning across segments (B2B, B2C, & Direct)
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Internship Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work on a project(s) in the area of advanced forecasting technics (statistics, correlations, analysis, analytics)
  • Support in reporting (forecast accuracy, few other reports)
  • Process support, focusing on forecast accuracy
  • Support in ad hoc requests and attend all team meetings
  • Support a specific category of Nike products. For example Apparel, Footwear or Equipment
  • Education: 3rd/4th year student within Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Engineering or other related faculty
  • Fluency in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Excel
  • Ability to work in complex environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Academic, volunteering or previous internship experiences related to Finances or Supply Chain are a plus (please include in your CV)
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Demand Planning Team Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leads a broad range of complex supply chain processes, such as demand planning, sales and operations planning (SOP), inventory analysis and planning
  • Partners with regional business units and supply bases to generate and deliver demand signals
  • Leads cross-functional regional and global business unit planning teams to maintain and enhance the current business processes
  • Mentors junior-level staff and establishes guidelines for the mentorship programs
  • First level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred
  • Experience in more than one supply chain function
  • Very Strong project management skills, with capability to manage cross functional teams in multiple geographies
  • Thorough knowledge of inventory modeling and analysis
  • Strong leadership skills including team-building and conflict resolution and management
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Demand Planning Section Head Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 5 years experience at demand planning role at pharmaceutical / FMCG multinational organization with proven success record
  • Excellent knowledge with E2E supply chain is a must
  • Microsoft – excel, word, PowerPoint & outlook
  • Strong analytical abilities and attention to details
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent ability for gathering & analyzing information
  • Managing relationships among networking, communicating, Influencing personality
  • Excellent English is a must
  • Designing and generating statistical forecast for all SKUs
  • Continuously improving forecasting techniques and approaches
  • Report demand related KPIs (Forecast accuracy, bias, SKU count vs TGT)
  • Regular communication with stakeholders to understand local variances, sales trends and promotions/deals which will impact future demand & ensure any extraordinary activity is reflected in the forecast
  • Conduct current and future forecasting analysis, ensuring forecasting processes and methods are followed
  • Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the sales forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions)
  • Make recommended adjustments to forecast target based on changes in demand and market trends
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Director Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversees and drives team facilitation of the monthly S&OP volume consensus process including maintenance of rolling 18-24 month consensus demand plans and gaining full alignment with VP/GM owners
  • Influences and holds key partners in brand, sales and finance accountable for consistent forecast inputs and address input gaps
  • Leads team to systematically identify and work to reconcile discrepancies and close gaps on an ongoing basis through comprehensive forecast error reviews
  • Responsible for the quality of forecasts in terms of accuracy, timeliness, coordination and communication. This will be accomplished through facilitation of the Demand Planning Process as well as the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • Communicates key forecast accuracy metrics to senior level management and functional teams, including opportunities and actions to drive improvement
  • Communicates weekly/monthly forecast error results versus established targets and identify and report on root cause for forecast error above targets
  • Works to continuously improve all metrics and reporting processes
  • Supports business understanding of volume forecasts and business performance through comprehensive analytics
  • Key analysis includes drivers of forecast changes, as well as actual shipment variances to forecast. Must partner with key Supply Chain functions
  • Supports development and understanding of components of volume forecasts include consumption trends, changes in customer inventory and other factors that translate consumption volume to shipment volume
  • Provide leadership in developing team members, including talent management, succession planning and professional education. Mentor the growth and development of the Demand Planning Process and the Demand Planners across all operating channels
  • This position also shares responsibility for customer service levels, inventory turns, DDD performance, manufacturing efficiencies, and continuous improvement initiatives
  • B.S degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related field. MBA/advanced degree a plus
  • 10+ years previous experience in manufacturing and/or forecasting preferably within Food or CPG
  • 3 years of experience leading people and teams
  • Experience with demand planning software
  • Experience with aspects of the supply chain, including planning, manufacturing operations, purchasing, transportation, warehousing, deployment and inventory management is ideal
  • Highly collaborative leadership style and excellent facilitations skills
  • Ability to lead effectively and handle conflict in cross-functional integration role
  • Experience in change management and work redesign initiatives
  • Strong influence management skills
  • Ability to manage cross-operating group/cross-functional resources without the use of direct reports
  • Ability to interact with various levels of the organization (corporate/plant). Thorough understanding of P&L including Brand and Supply Chain cost structure
  • Strong computer competency required
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Specialist, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Fluent in English (written & spoken)
  • Other characteristics
  • A degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis on the areas of business, logistics, planning, supply chain or a professional education, commercial apprenticeship or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of experience in supply chain, logistics, customer service, or planning preferred
  • An understanding of, or experience in sporting goods or similar industries
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Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2 years of related experience in forecasting, supply planning or demand planning
  • 4-5 years of related experience
  • Qualification in a supply chain related discipline, logistics, supply management, demand management, operational management
  • In depth knowledge of forecasting, supply and demand planning, or related experience, preferably from an FMCG environment
  • Advanced level Excel skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Highly numerate with knowledge of supply chain forecasting / trade spend software systems and processes
  • Ability to understand and explain forecast at multiple levels e.g. category, brand, segment, SKU, Account
  • Proficient in the use of Manugistics/SAP APO-DP, COGNOS
  • Exposure to Demand Forecasting and Commercial Sales / Marketing operations in an FMCG environment
  • Qualification in a Commerce / Business / supply chain related discipline, logistics, supply management, demand management, operational management
  • Embed the revised Demand Forecasting processes to support the new Supply Chain Operating model and Core Commercial Cycle
  • Manage end to end demand forecasting (both volume and value) across multiple categories to improve customer service levels and to reduce end-to-end COGS and working capital
  • Partner with cross functionally with commercial to generate baseline and promotional forecasts with high accuracy across relevant categories. Utilize data sources such as Nielsen scan, IMS, Stock-In-Trade and shipments
  • Provide detailed, timely forecast reporting across all categories for input to Consensus Forecast Review, Demand Review Meeting and Profit Review Meeting
  • Develop exception reporting to enable identification and management of forecast accuracy impacts and month to month forecast changes
  • Utilize data sources such as Nielsen scan, IMS wholesaler withdrawals, Ex Factory etc to generate insights to drive forecast accuracy
  • Support Demand Planning Managers with FV/MODCF/Just Enough and Manugistics/SAP APO-DP system administration including pricing administration, forecast data entry and validation
  • Own, maintain and evolve forecasting tools such as the Performance Analysis Toolkit
  • Capture detailed minutes and actions at CFR meetings and distribute these to stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Develop and own an online platform for sharing Demand Forecasting tools, reporting, information and examples of best practice
  • Embed processes to support key account forecast capability to drive enhanced service levels and reduced working capital requirements
  • Provide analytical support to the Director, Demand Planning NA and cross functional teams as required
  • Maintain the forecast inputs across multiple SKU’s split across
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Demand Planning Lead, Taiwan Resume Examples & Samples

  • Inventory management, monitor inventory levels to maximize customer service and minimize distressed product/write off costs
  • University graduate or above
  • Written and verbal English fluency is a must
  • Excellent skill on MS Excel
  • Strong ability in statistics and analytics
  • 4 years or above Supply Chain Planning working experience
  • Be familiar with planning Functional & Technical Knowledge
  • Good communication and effective negotiation skills
  • Statistics & Analytics abilities
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop & Maintain operational forecast by item, market segment and distribution center in the Oracle Demantra Demand Planning system
  • Initiate monthly Demand Planning Review Process
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to collect, determine impact and incorporate market intelligence (i.e. competitive activity, retail trends and trade/consumer promotional activity) into the forecast
  • Review exception reports and take appropriate action
  • Analyze forecast performance
  • Perform top down and bottom up forecast validation
  • Review and resolve operational forecast issues and communicate resolution throughout the Supply Chain and Customer Logistics
  • Support Process Improvement Projects
  • Support S&OP process
  • Minimum of 2 years of supply chain experience with emphasis in Demand Planning or other forecast generation process area
  • System knowledge of Demantra, JDA / Manugistics, or other demand planning / forecasting system
  • Experience working with various supply chain processes helpful
  • Project experience with exposure to project management concepts and principles helpful, but not required
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Manager, Consumer Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong engagement skills to facilitate the monthly Demand Review (IBP)
  • Key contributor to the Integrated Reconciliations Team (IBP)
  • Responsible for the creation of the Mid Term Plan, Budget and Operational sales plan
  • Provide guidance on OE recursion impact to the North American Replacement market
  • Provide support and communication on New OE fitments coming into our market
  • Drives the Industry level demand creation and strategic channel planning
  • Provide demand sensing and shaping direction to improve demand volatility and visibility in order to maximize demand satisfaction for customers
  • Initiate collaboration efforts to maximize results driven by the business strategy
  • Using data to drive and create initiatives that closes our gaps to sales plan / budget
  • Teammate coaching and development activities for direct reports
  • 5-10 years experience in supply chain or demand planning
  • Experience in sales, marketing, or finance is a plus
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Indeed
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Associate Director, Americas Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead Regional Demand Planning Function by taking over the Demand Planning role for region while taking it to the next level
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales and marketing
  • Facilitate and manage demand planning/customer meetings
  • Extensive acumen in problem solving, managing priorities and a commitment to quality
  • Must have managed large and small teams reporting directly or indirectly
  • High resistance to stress in a very fast-paced environment
  • Master degree in Business with specialization in Finance or Supply Chain a plus
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Aftermarket Global Demand Planning Siop Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in operations, business, or technical field
  • At least 8 years supply chain experience
  • Experience with distribution environment
  • Demonstrated experience in SIOP execution
  • People Management experience (5 years min)
  • Leadership profile with proven ability to influence across functions and regions and build deep collaborative relationships in a heavily matrixed environment
  • Good knowledge of management with distribution centers in multilevel distribution with wholesale and distributors
  • Good knowledge of optimization of logistic flows and transportation costs
  • Strong customer focus and ability to lead changes in supply chain that will enable business growth
  • Proven record of global team management, people development and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change initiatives and drive process excellence in cross cultural environment
  • Effective change agent, constantly challenging conventional thinking, approach & methodology
  • Strong oral & written presentation skills
  • Strong integrative thinking; able to use experience and judgment to solve complex business problems and understand how various aspects of the business and integrated supply chain work together
  • Six sigma green belt certified
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Demand Planning & Forecast Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experiences in semiconductor market analysis, especially on electronic devices and business model
  • Financial analysis, strategic thinking, consulting skill and presentation skill
  • Strong influence power to consolidate consensus among stakeholders
  • MS degree or above, MBA is preferred
  • Consulting firm working experience is a plus
  • 5+ years of working experiences in financial analysis, market analysis, supply chain management, and/or consulting service
  • Business acumen and basic modelling skill
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially spreadsheet
  • Team-working mind set
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Global Demand Planning Senior Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of Demand Flow Technology is preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP systems including master scheduling (MPS), capacity7564170410
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Manager of Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for maintaining product forecasts and budgetary data by SKU in the Demand Planning system for the Injection Molding operations
  • Monitoring forecasts to insure that variations in sales do not inordinately skew forward looking forecasts
  • Manage and adjust when necessary pertinent intercompany forecasts (primarily Chattanooga product and imports)
  • Enter Gain/Loss forms into the Demand Planner
  • Establish process for measuring Gain/Loss performance
  • Work directly with the Master Schedulers and Planner/Buyers in fulfilling supply chain requirements
  • Safety is always the number one priority. All actions taken will be conducted in the safest manner possible and without risking injury to yourself or others
  • Follow all Safe Practices and safety policies and procedures
  • Report all accident, incidents, safety violations, near misses or unsafe conditions to your Supervisory IMMEDIATELY. If any bodily fluid (bloodborne pathogens) are present, it must be properly cleaned by a trained employee
  • Our product is our livelihood. We must ensure that our product is of the highest quality. Every employee plays a part in quality
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices while in production areas
  • Adhere to all GFSI standards policies and procedures in regards to product Safety, Quality and Legality
  • Adhere to and enforce procedures in regards to Food Defense and HACCP
  • Minimum of 5 years of Operations experience that includes Forecasting and Planning required
  • Experience with IT solutions including MPS, MRP II or other resource planning systems required
  • Experience with forecasting, demand planning and capacity analysis required
  • Must be capable of coordinating multi-site activities and have the interpersonal skills needed to facilitate change and improvement
  • Strong Excel and data management skills required
  • Eight (8) or more years of Operations experience that includes Forecasting and Planning preferred
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Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience with Statistical Modelling tools
  • Experience with Forecasting Seasonal businesses
  • Advanced level Excel skills required
  • Highly numerate with knowledge of supply chain forecasting / trade spend software systems and processes preferred
  • Proficient in the use of SAP APO & BI
  • Exposure to Sales and Operations Planning processes ideally in an FMCG environment
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Degree preferably in a Supply chain related discipline (logistics, supply management, demand management, operational management)
  • In depth knowledge of scheduling, supply and demand planning, preferably from an FMCG environment, with more than 5 years related experience
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Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1) Lead and facilitate the monthly collaborative sales forecast process (CSF) for a selected product portfolio for a country / zone to ensure the forecast accuracy targets are achieved
  • 2) 2) Coordinate the demand planning portion of the product life cycle (Phase in/Phase out) meetings with Marketing Managers, reviewing recommended sales forecasts and inventory goals (emphasis on brand transitions, new product introduction, and promotions)
  • 3) 3) Conduct regular meeting with Commercial team to assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the demand forecast (historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, special events and inventory levels, etc..)
  • 4) 4) Make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends
  • 5) 5) Proactively facilitating, re-engineering, best practices & consensus between functional experts (Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Sales & Marketing, Logistics and Finance)
  • 6) 6) Participate actively in projects teams, working on initiatives to improve forecast accuracy
  • 7) 7) Complete relevant reports (weekly & monthly ) as and when directed
  • 1)Strong Background in demand planning & forecasting & Sales & Operations Planning (S&Ops)
  • 2)Experience using SAP &/or Kinaxis sale forecast (preferred) or other ERP statistical software packages
  • 30 3) Strong analytical abilities /High level of data analytics skills
  • 4)Good communication and Team building skills
  • 5)Ability to lead cross-functionally with strong collaborative skills in getting consensus among teams in mitigating demand gaps
  • 6) 8+ years related experience
  • 7)Tertiary qualifications in a commercial or logistics (Business, engineering or related field)
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Demand Planning Process Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the gathering of business requirements and engage key resources in developing new processes and reporting capabilities
  • Manage the development of business cases for process and system enhancements
  • Track and report on progress related to implementations
  • Ensure data integrity between our planning tools, reporting systems and downstream SCM system
  • Coordinate and assist in the development of documentation, testing and training related to process management activities
  • Identify and leverage opportunities to continuously improve the quality of data management processes and systems
  • Provide expertise and support in the field of reporting
  • Engage and partner with IT and other stakeholders as required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Access
  • Good logical/critical thinking skills with an aptitude for determining root cause
  • Experience with data analysis, quality, cleaning and extraction / validation tools
  • “Hands on”
  • Ability to translate user requirements into technical specifications and systems
  • Lead and manage projects
  • 4-5 years work experience in the consumer goods industry (with a focus on production, replenishment, supply chain management, logistics, finance, materials etc.)
  • Experience with SAP APO/AFS
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Demand Planning Lead Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of the Business, Market, Customers, and Products supported
  • Effectively leads in conditions of ambiguity
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to assimilate multiple inputs into a cohesive output that is easily explained and defended
  • Strategic thinking and change agent with proven experience in managing continuous business process improvement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Advanced Planning Systems, Transactional Systems (i.e. SAP), Business Intelligence capabilities, and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organizational, communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Able to identify and analyze opportunities for improving financial drivers throughout supply chain
  • Ability to lead/manage within the matrix organization
  • Sense of urgency and bias towards action
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and a constant pursuit of addressing the unknown
  • Excellent communication skills, including inter-cultural understanding
  • 5+ years of relevant Demand Planning experience with Marketing or Commercial exposure
  • B.S. degree in a technical or business field, MBA a plus
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Demand Planning Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Managing day to day upkeep in system- making sure entered data is correct, maintaining overrides, and making sure forecasts are accurate
  • Maintenance and analysis of daily SO Tolerance Hold Report
  • Work within Salesforce to properly maintain and review new opportunities provided by Sales team
  • Prepare and submit New Business Opportunity (NBO) forms for supply chain review as required. Tracking and report status updates for open and closed
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Demand Planning Latin Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure appropriate set-up of local S&OP (Sales and Operational Planning) processes and adherence to S&OP best practices (e.g. S&OP excellence, blue print, statistical forecasting) according to guidance by Portfolio Management / Center of Expertise; including guidance of country platform SCM (Supply Chain Management) regarding S&OP in satellite countries
  • Participate on executive level in S&OP country calls, adding value by challenging the forecast of the country/country platform; aligning and consolidating of country results to regional S&OP
  • Ensure business relevance of S&OP process
  • Discuss regional forecast and required changes with relevant GSP Supply Network Planner (SNP), and communicates constraints forecasts back to local SCM, ensuring proper measures of implementation
  • Provide exception based country support
  • Supervise shelf life and obsolescence monitoring in countries
  • Support local product launches
  • Supports tender business in alignment with commercial (e.g. prepare tender template)
  • Interlink country SCM with regional and global support functions
  • Preform monitoring and achieving of countries Forecast Accuracy, Forecast BIAS and Forecast filling
  • Masters in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Engineering or more than 5 years of specific experience 5-10 years of experience in demand and supply planning in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent knowledge of Sales & Operations Planning, forecasting
  • Solid understanding of commercial operations in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Profound knowledge of processes & systems (SAP ERP, APO, BW, dash board)
  • Profound knowledge in excel, Office for Analysis (OA) and statistical methods
  • Capability of handling big data analysis’s
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Highly motivated, structured and able to take stress
  • Orientation on Results
  • English fluently, another language advantageous
  • Must be able to travel 15% to 25% of the time
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Associate Director Demand Planning Biscuit Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own and lead the monthly Demand Review process, specifically facilitating the Category Demand Review with key stakeholders of Business Unit President, VP Sales Planning and Sr. Director Finance/ CFO
  • Ensure business agreement on the unconstrained & unbiased demand plan - volume and value, including innovation - for the future 12-18 month horizon to form the base of revenue, capacity, production and deployment planning
  • Support the 18 – 36 month strategic planning process
  • Represent Demand Planning during the monthly IBP Supply Review, the monthly Integrated Reconciliation and Management Business Review with the business unit Presidents
  • Own the interaction with Supply Planning for the Category, including hand-off of demand to product supply and management of escalated demand-supply issues
  • Ensure that there is proactive communication, and delivery of targets for forecast accuracy and bias for the category across the region. Drive action plans for improvement in case of non-compliant KPIs
  • Collaborate with Regional SCE Business Process Excellence Associate Director - Demand to drive continuous improvement across Demand Planning for the Category
  • Management, mentorship and coaching of Category Demand Planning team in Integrated Planning Tower
  • Conduct periodic reviews of statistical forecast models with the Modeling team to adjust the model type, algorithm properties, and seasonality for a desired forecast
  • Own segmentation criteria and policies for the category and work with the Modeling COE to apply appropriate settings and alerts within the system
  • Define resolution of demand-supply imbalance and communicate action plans cross-functionally. Lead the Location Demand Manager in resolution of key demand issues / service issues
  • Leadership of the Biscuit Regional Demand Review by gathering relevant inputs and creating the demand review deck, to ensure a productive IBP Demand Review discussion. Provide the “voice of reason” to ensure alignment on an unconstrained and unbiased business demand plan to support the 24 month planning horizon, AC development and strategic planning process
  • Develop and communicate strategic vision and roadmap for the team and outline required capabilities and plan to achieve that vision and achieve KPI’s
  • Establish annual goals and work with team on defining initiatives to achieve these goals and drive continuous improvement. Ensure proactive communication, identification and resolution of issues to achieve Mondelēz service, inventory and Forecast accuracy/BIAS targets
  • Own coaching and team development of the Category Demand Planning team, by facilitating appropriate training, certification, as well as on the job coaching and mentoring, to create the ISC leaders of the future
  • Escalate significant Planning Gaps to Senior Leadership (Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Product Supply) and facilitate cross-functional discussions on potential gap closing options. Serve as a single point of contact for Demand Planning. by maintaining constant interaction with senior leadership of Supply Planning, Finance, Marketing and other partners, to ensure cross-functional collaboration
  • Collaborate with the Modeling COE and the Regional SCE Business Process Excellence Associate Director – Demand, by reviewing current processes, ways of working, gaps and tools, to drive continuous improvement and enhance forecast performance
  • Comprehensive Supply Chain, Economical, Financial or Logistics functional experience (10 yrs min)
  • Full Operational knowledge of SAP ECC / APO (preferred) or other Advanced Planning Systems through formal training & experience
  • Fully versed on Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). APICS CPIM certified or similar accreditation - preferred.(7 yrs min)
  • Ability to evaluate different supply chain scenarios / trade-offs (7 yrs min)
  • Significant experience in driving demand review and participation in an IBP cycle (5 yrs min)
  • CPG experience (5 yrs min)
  • Strategic Agility, Able to drive for cross-functional results by proactively understanding and managing key issues & success criteria, and prioritizing accordingly
  • Project personal maturity and tact to effectively work with cross-functional team members to deal with conflicting priorities & ambiguity
  • Strong senior leadership influencing skills and organizational agility. Able to build effective teams
  • Knowledgeable of leading practice demand planning as well as end to end supply chain concepts
  • Excellent problem solving skills, analytical skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills in English
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Global Demand Planning Process Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Operate as a Project lead of the core project team for the Global Demand Planning (GDP) project in support of rolling the solution globally
  • Drive projects to conclusion working with internal stakeholders to ensure deliverables are met within time
  • Develop and execute project plans including resource requirements, deliverables, milestones, and completion timelines
  • Serve as primary point of contact during requirements gathering, implementation, communicate & coordinate project dependencies, set & manage expectations
  • Coordinate tasks and resources across multiple, simultaneous projects through the entire project lifecycle
  • Work through conflicting issues, roadblocks and dependencies; proactively manage risks, changes and communication with project stakeholders
  • Strengthen business relationships with customers and partners by driving superior customer satisfaction
  • Prepare and review project deliverables; ensure internal project documentation is complete
  • Deliver global projects per agreed company performance metrics
  • Own the JDA Demand Module (including Market Manager) within the JDA supply chain software suite: establish rhythm for the training of end-users in conjuction with IT and Business Partners
  • Develop and document best practices; work with the global user community to develop key reports and analytics to drive continuous process improvements
  • BS Degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Manugistics/JDA
  • 2 to 5 years Supply Chain, Forecasting, Project Management or Business experience with documented success
  • Project management skills – ability to own key projects and deliver them on- cost and on-time
  • Dependable, self-motivated and results oriented
  • Demonstrated ability in building strong customer relationships
  • Strong leadership & organizational skills
  • Ability to uncover business requirements and clearly articulate to others
  • Ability to coordinate internal resources in a matrix environment to accomplish project objectives
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary and geographically dispersed teams
  • A track record of delivering on agreed upon project objectives
  • A history of excellence / superior performance against internal benchmarks
  • Knowledge of SAP software (E03 & C11) preferred
  • Microsoft Access skills in building and maintaining databases
  • High level of enthusiasm and passion for excellence
  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries and levels
  • Knowledge of distribution channels and customer systems
  • Flexibility to travel, possibly internationally, ~15% of the time
  • May be required to work non-standard hours to support some global initiatives
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Demand Planning Data Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain cross-functional forecasting process for assigned brands within key performance metrics
  • Interact with key team members and functional leaders to determine reporting needs for KPIs
  • Design reports for customer service metrics which present the data in the most meaningful way, taking into account level of detail, scope of data, presentation and audiences for whom the metrics are targeted
  • Enhance forecast accuracy reporting. Including, creating efficient and effective reports, analyzing month end results and sending out monthly reports to appropriate parties
  • Develop best business practice methods for extracting data for reporting, including methods to consolidate data from various systems and files
  • Publish metric reports according to needs of the business and functional groups
  • Create and publish ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Analyze data to help uncover trends and improve granularity of data
  • Work with Demand Planning manager to enter and maintain Master Data information
  • Maintain SKU Market and Customer group forecasts in the system as part of a monthly process cycle for a specific product category or channel
  • Communicate ongoing forecast changes to stakeholders in the Supply Chain, Sales, Finance, and brand companies’ teams
  • Assure required maintenance of codes in the systems, including code mapping, discontinuation, product life cycle status and strategic indicator
  • Know and stay in compliance with the letter and spirit of applicable laws, and standard of business conduct reflected in our code of conduct
  • Education: Advanced degree in Economics, Business Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Supply Chain or related field
  • Experience: Minimum 3 years in Business Analytics; or data analyst experience
  • Experience with creation of queries, reports and data extraction from ERP systems - JDE preferred
  • Ability to learn and quickly apply new tools and techniques
  • Ability to take initiative to solve problems and create reporting from an infancy stage
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access)
  • Advanced Excel skills. Ability to write advanced formulas and macros (VBA a plus)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Has the ability to communicate with executive level management on complex issues
  • Languages: Foreign language skills a plus (Spanish preferred)
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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Schedule and lead cross-functional meetings with sales, marketing, R&D, clinical, finance and regional partners to compile consensus demand plan. Document and verify key assumptions regarding new product introductions and demand trends
  • Provide detailed analysis and insight of demand to supply planners, management and commercial teams
  • Continuously develop tools, reports and analytics necessary to drive improvement in demand forecast accuracy
  • Initiate and lead system and process improvements as required
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Demand Planning & Forecasting Executive Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages figures & large database effectively
  • Has rigor, is organized and manages priorities
  • Robust knowledge on Excel et PowerPoint required
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E&P IT Demand Planning & Coordination Expert Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the planning phase by collecting the IT demands from the E&P segment, collaborating with the stakeholders
  • Guide and support Group E&P IT members in the creation of roadmaps for their respective areas, review content, check alignment with E&P business priorities, and create a coherent overall picture
  • Oversee the demand management and investment proposal creation processes, provide guidance and steering to stakeholders. Verify alignment with roadmaps and budgets, and perform quality assurance
  • Analyse technologies and solutions for selected areas, collaborate with architects in other IT domains, and identify potential solutions
  • Translate roadmaps into multi-year change programs and individual projects and able to present it to the management
  • Supervise the project delivery, ensure continuing alignment with business priorities, identify requirements and track IT spending and benefits
  • Drive the annual IT budgeting process in E&P IT, review spending, analyse year-on-year changes, and create budget presentations for top management
  • Lead special projects or initiatives, e.g. IT due diligence tasks and integration activities in case of successful acquisitions or IT-internal change activities targeted at process improvements or capability development
  • University degree in relevant field (ideally technology related)
  • Experience in IT architecture planning or having solid background in program management
  • Experience in designing solution architectures and/ or managing enterprise-level IT projects
  • Experience in creating and maintaining multi-year plans and IT roadmaps
  • Good analysing and problem solving skill
  • Good communication and presentation skill
  • Ability to build well-structured planning tables and reports
  • 5+ years in IT project management roles
  • 5+ years of experience in working in an international environment
  • Familiarity with enterprise architecture management tools and/or industrial applications would be a plus
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Director, Demand Planning Capability Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leadership of a global, cross-segment Demand Planning Team comprised of functional experts to drive and influence change and mature planning across the enterprise. Ensuring governance of Plan Operating Model is executed across segments/Plan Capabilities
  • Ensuring the balance between standardization versus harmonization with sector specific needs using a fact based approach
  • Driving visibility and a common enterprise Plan maturity roadmap which is outcome based and the key driver of (Investment, deployment strategy, and development work) with a clear linkage to value creation and linkage to overall maturity roadmap
  • Leadership in the evolution of standards for Demand Planning for all of J&J including maturity models, frameworks, process maps/roadmaps, process decomposition and metric standards
  • Support of priority deployments across segments of those standards to move J&J’s Demand Planning capability up the maturity curve at an accelerated pace. Value Creation for each of these deployments with strong linkages to higher levels of maturity per Transformational Roadmaps
  • Advanced capability definition within Demand Planning techniques to be evaluated and recommended for J&J, such as demand sensing technologies
  • Development of organizational structure recommendations for Demand Planning across segments within Statistical Forecasting vs. Base Demand Planning is required
  • Creating alignment and alignments with Value Chain Mgmt Team, specifically in the Launch Management pillar as part of the NPI Planning work collaboratively between the PLAN, Value Chain and segment teams
  • Alignment to technology standards supporting the capability with IT & Deployment Systems teams
  • Support OMP template design, ensuring a global, enterprise solution is developed. Define how the business will utilize OMP to enable the Demand Planning functionality and E2E Planning integration
  • Ensure outside in thinking with ongoing external perspectives and benchmarking, both internal and external, to further shape Planning future state and use standard methodologies
  • Driving a harmonious connection between the Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning and End-to-End Planning pillars due to the interdependencies between them
  • Development of recommended competencies for all levels of Plan personnel relevant to Demand Planning and a core set of development tools to support their growth in this area
  • Design / develop / deploy standards across J&J Planning organizations (50%)
  • Benchmark standard methodologies internal and external to J&J and incorporate into J&J processes (40%)
  • Actively manage and develop internal talent to build J&J’s capabilities in their area of expertise (10%)
  • A minimum of 10+ years of related Supply Chain experience is required. A minimum of 3 years people management/supervisory experience is required. A minimum of 4 years of Supply Chain Planning experience is required
  • Strong background / experience in Supply Chain Planning processes and systems is required
  • Experience in 3 out of the 5 core areas of Planning required- Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning, Inventory Planning and S&OP required
  • Relevant mix of global, regional, cross-sector / cross-industry experience is preferred
  • Experience with Advanced Planning Systems, specifically SAP/JDE technology knowledge is required. OMP technology is preferred
  • Past experience in executing significant process improvement initiatives within Supply Chain functions is required. Strong influencing role in creating the journey for future of PLAN across all segments is preferred
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication and presentation skills required. Strength in interdependent partnering and team management required
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives and work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist required
  • Deep understanding of external Supply Chain trends and emerging standard methodologies preferred
  • Understanding of PLAN processes and supporting technologies in other industries preferred
  • Ability for strong partnering and understanding of Planning support needs of the Enterprise and business segments required
  • Ability to embed a culture of harmonization and process improvement and value creation across the business segments required
  • Establishes effective communications and common goals and objectives across J&J businesses required
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Demand Planning Trainee Resume Examples & Samples

  • Rivedere la copertura di magazzino per merci finite e materiali e definire le esigenze produttive per garantire la disponibilità dei prodotti
  • Monitorare la capacità produttiva con un orizzonte a medio e lungo termine per ottenere un livello ottimale di copertura e un servizio adeguato ai clienti
  • Sostenere lo sviluppo di nuovi prodotti, assicurando la disponibilità del prodotto e definendo le dimensioni ottimali del lotto
  • Collaborazione all'interno di specifici progetti: partecipare alle riunioni di esecuzione insieme a Marketing, Vendite e Supply Chain
  • Rivedere i livelli di inventario quotidiano, gestire il saldo di riserva quando necessario e assicurare l'integrità del prodotto
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Manager of Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Stabilize and improve forecast accuracy, resulting in better inventory management and reduction in overall supply chain costs
  • Analyze historical demand data by Product Family and Demand Class
  • Recommend algorithm that is best suited to each Customer
  • Improve statistical forecasting to allow Planners to manage additional activities to drive more accurate forecasts
  • Ensure products are forecasted and managed in the right manner at the highest level of efficiency and accuracy
  • 7-10 years of experience with advanced supply chain/operations/logistics management concepts. Examples include: demand/supply planning, manufacturing, distribution, transportation and customer service
  • Working knowledge of end to end Supply Chain processes and principles
  • Effective project management, facilitation, consensus-building and negotiation skills
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis experience with demonstrated impact to a business
  • Diversity of thought and experience in other markets and industries
  • Inquisitive nature with an interest in continuous learning
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Mgr, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage team of several planners supporting multiple brands and/or business segments
  • Owns and facilitates monthly S&OP forecast consensus process resulting in a rolling 18 month demand plans
  • Strong project management skills with proven success in delivering complex projects
  • Collaborate with key partners in, sales, brand, cpc and finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs
  • Work with production planning and deployment to transfer/translate consensus forecasts for operational purposes
  • Ensure successful customer promotion execution through effective planning and leverage of key customer event inputs
  • Track weekly/monthly forecast error results versus established targets and identify and report on root cause for forecast error below targets
  • Establish annual forecast accuracy targets
  • Assume a lead role in the use of APO Demand Planning application
  • Support ongoing improvements in APO DP other systems
  • Lifecycle Planning Management leader
  • Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge. Understanding of multiple regression models
  • 6-8+ years consumer products forecasting and/or supply chain operations experience
  • Experience with any forecasting application or supply planning software and/or SAP, APO, DP
  • APICS certified (American Production Inventory Certification Society) a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Access, and Word
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European Demand Planning Process Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Education within Supply Chain, Business Administration or Engineering
  • Several years of experience in demand planning and S&OP is essential
  • Experience in Supply Chain Environment is essential
  • Experience in SAP APO and BI is an advantage
  • Strong influencing skills are essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the operational forecast process
  • Ability to work at high and detail levels within tight deadlines
  • Capable of presenting, teaching/instructing
  • Able to work independently and in teams (cross cultural and cross functional understanding)
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing is required
  • Ability and willingness to travel between 10% and 20% of the time
  • All applicants must hold a Swiss Work Permit or an EU passport
  • LI-AF1-EUR