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08/2016 present
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Manager, Demand Planning
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Manager, Demand Planning
08/2016 present
Philadelphia, PA
Senior Manager, Demand Planning
08/2016 present
  • As a working Manager, develops monthly/weekly forecasts for specific product(s)/customer(s)/channel(s) as assigned
  • Develop, lead and motivate a team of analysts and managers
  • Work closely with sales and category management to understand relationship between trade spending and volume
  • Manage team to meet forecasting accuracy goals, describe reasons for variances, and strive to improve accuracy
  • Manage root cause process and lead plans to drive continuous improvement in forecast accuracy
  • Monitor and continuously improve remorse forecasts and budgets
  • Developing detailed weekly demand plans for insurance devices,
08/2010 06/2016
Dallas, TX
Manager, Demand Planning
Dallas, TX
Manager, Demand Planning
08/2010 06/2016
Dallas, TX
Manager, Demand Planning
08/2010 06/2016
  • Provide Brand or Affiliate ad-hoc reports to assist Global Planning, Finance, Supply or Sales in ongoing management of their business areas
  • Perform weekly analyses on actual sales vs. projected demand and ensures constant improvement in all aspects of forecasting process
  • Responsible for the ICU major and/or corporate accounts onboarding process. This will included developing and leading cross functional teams within ICU and the customer organizations to facilitate a smooth transition during the onboarding process
  • Prepare various reports - KPIs (key performance indicators) as well as diagnostic measures to analyze and recommended courses of action for the operational forecast in SAP APO
  • Drive the monthly consensus demand planning process, including reporting aggregate plans to senior management on forecasts, assumptions, risks and opportunities
  • Performs Bi-annual employee performance reviews
  • 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
10/2007 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Manager Demand Planning
Philadelphia, PA
Manager Demand Planning
10/2007 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Manager Demand Planning
10/2007 05/2010
  • Responsible for generating monthly and quarterly firm and rolling forecast for Laboratory Science India division
  • Own and facilitate monthly S&OP forecast consensus process resulting in a rolling 18 month demand plans
  • Challenge Marketing/ISDP’s assumptions using historical shipment data and Point of Sale (POS) based on retail consumption
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Generate and distribute monthly forecasting reports that track sales performance vs. budget, and forecast accuracy/bias
  • Manage multiple history streams including POS/consumption data
  • Responsible for close coordination with other procurement planners in terms of sharing the forecast and issue resolution
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business With Specialization
Bachelor’s Degree in Business With Specialization
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor’s Degree in Business With Specialization
Skills Skills
  • Ability to work at high level and detail level with tight dead-lines
  • Excellent relationship skills
  • Ability to organize and complete work with given deadlines
  • Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to engage all organization levels
  • Advanced Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Excellent forecasting and demand planning skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication with both internal and external customers
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecasts the base catalog demand for all accounts (excepting the top 4 accounts)
  • Leads and represents the Demand Planning involvement in S&OP meetings and Demand - Supply Review meetings and further leverage these meetings to ensure efficacy of the Demand Plan and optimal Customer fulfillment
  • Manage evolving relationship and Demand Plan management of Mexico. This shall include forecasting base catalog activity and uploading new release and catalog promotions activity as required
  • Establish key relationships with other departments to facilitate the demand planning process
  • Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Demonstrated 5-7 years experience of statistical modeling and forecasting required
  • Minimum 3 years forecasting experience in demand planning/sales forecasting, preferably in a short life cycle product/industry required
  • Experience in creating, participating and managing S&OP processes and meetings preferred
  • Functional working knowledge of Master Data, R/3 and APO preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency and strength in communication, cross functional team building, matrix management, and creative problem solving required
  • Entertainment experience preferred
  • Demonstrated minimum 3 years experience leading teams/supervising employees required
  • Must have expert/strong knowledge of statistical methods and analytical techniques
  • Must have expert understanding of retail principles and retail operations
  • Must be able to analyze volumes of data to determine business implications and make actionable recommendations
  • Must be able to present findings confidently to senior management and customers
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Must have ability to work in fast paced and high volume work environment, asses and solve problems and handle multiple tasks/priorities while maintaining accuracy
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Senior Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Champion the demand planning process Create monthly and seasonal calendars in alignment with the market calendar and ensure participation by all stakeholders
  • Lead the seasonal ABC analysis of range and the recommendation of an ideal range size to marketing
  • Supervise the validation of data integrity and data cleansing
  • Oversee statistical forecasting analysis as a baseline
  • Interface with business partners and alignment of the most realistic forecast in terms of Net Sales, Standard Margin and Volumes Drive consensus in the unconstraint Demand between Heads of Channels and Brands, as well as Finance Director and the GM
  • Create framework for collecting and maintaining all assumptions based on the analysis of market data, industry statistics, and market dynamics
  • Lead the monthly Sales Brand Review Meeting
  • Steer the finalization of the FBP Business Segment Forecast Support the Finance Director with the necessary information for the Management Business Review Meeting
  • Manage the definition of the OTB (Open To Buy) based on the unconstraint demand and the respective IDL target
  • Evaluate the Demand Planning Signal with the Demand Planners prior sending it to Purchasing Participate in the Buy Plan Review Meeting with Purchasing
  • Review and challenge forecast accuracy (DPA) at market, brand, channel and article levels
  • Head the Stock Meeting to identify Inventory issues and focus on the definition of Action Items together with the Business and the respective follow up
  • Support of Demand Planning Director LAM reinforce and improve the end to end planning process in alignment with the market
  • Strengthen the Demand Planning team and its position within the organization
  • Ensure the implementation of new tools
  • Objectivity
  • Minimum 4-5 years of demand planning experience within large sales organisation
  • Experience successfully leading, managing and developing a team (if applicable)
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide regular and ad-hoc analyses (e.g. in-month projections, anticipated account inventory buy-downs, etc.) to gain endorsement to the forecast at the Customer/Brand level, with a focus on Regular Flow Business, Promotions, and New Product Launches
  • Bias and forecast accuracy to be maintained within a tolerance
  • Drive meetings to alignment, using analysis and facilitation, and influencing skills
  • Follow up with clear and accurate messaging of expected volumes, vulnerabilities and opportunities as well as underlying assumptions
  • Provide continuous improvement to reporting (channel brand summaries automated to lower levels, streamlined in-month reporting and projections, etc.)
  • A minimum of 6 years of forecasting or equivalent Planning experience
  • Excellent math and critical thinking skills required, as well as the ability to communicate at the appropriate level of detail or summarization, given the audience and objective
  • Proven results running meetings where cross-functional decisions are needed and reached using analysis and facilitation skills
  • Mid to advanced Excel skills
  • Forecasting tool knowledge
  • ERP knowledge
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop accurate demand forecasts for product segment and minimize forecast variability
  • Develop and maintain 9-month operational forecast by SKU in systems
  • Focus on accuracy of demand plan for new product launches, based on accurate analysis of 3600 marketing plan evaluations and velocity/share expectations
  • Provide leadership in Key Item Review meetings
  • Work cross functionally toward continuous improvement of forecast accuracy and improve the error rate below targeted levels of Weighted Absolute Percentage Error (WAPE)
  • Participate in special projects, providing leadership as needed on cross-functional teams
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5+ years’ experience in Demand or Sales & Operations Planning
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required with the ability to operate effectively at all levels within the organization
  • APICS, IBF, or similar related accreditation preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of ERP/ MRP, Forecast Models, Inventory Strategies, and Sales and Operations Planning, desired
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5 years of experience
  • 3+ years experience within Demand Planning, Sales Planning or Supply Chain preferred
  • Strong excel skills required, SAP APO experience a plus
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Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partners with above stakeholder groups to generate a monthly perspective on unit demand
  • Leads historical and statistical data modelling work for monthly demand view
  • Consolidates demand plan for review by manager
  • Participates in monthly Supply Availability Review (SAR) call with Global Supply Planning
  • IBP-On time and full for Business Planning requirements submissions to HQ
  • Drives the development and roll-out of tools to support demand planning efforts and data collection
  • Commercial and business acumen to facilitate resolution of disconnects between stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven methodological skills (e.g. data analysis, trend forecasting)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • 4-7 years of experience in planning, buying, replenishment or other related field
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Understanding and knowledge on supply chain, order management and inventory procurement
  • Understanding of sales & marketing (sales targeting, product positioning, launch/ re-launch process, sales forecasting)
  • Organization skills to manage multiple priorities, business processes and stakeholders
  • Management skills as a team leader and cross-functional alignment
  • Strong Communication skills
  • 10~15 years of relevant job experience
  • Preferred in pre-order experience
  • Over university diploma (BA)
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Manager, Demand Planning aG Resume Examples & Samples

  • Independent, creative and also an effective team player
  • Competent at executing plans with high quality
  • English proficiency in speaking and writing
  • Advanced Outlook, Excel, Word required
  • 8 ~ 12 years relevant work experience
  • Preferred experience in Sports Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
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Senior Manager Demand Planning DTC Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review and analysis of DTC DP processes, to align and implement clear roles and responsibilities (WE DP and Merchandisers)
  • Roll out and implement a common WE DP DTC process
  • Generate project documentation; analyses and project status and communicate concepts
  • Ensuring efficient and solution oriented interaction with commercial and supply chain interfaces (DTC Merchandizing, WE Demand Planning and AMESC)
  • Continuous improvements of DTC Demand Planning processes and work close together with other Project Managers, to ensure that projects and initiatives are delivered successfully
  • Proactive communication and influencing through preparation and delivery of presentation material for project communication, preparation and facilitation of workshops bringing the cross functional teams together to drive alignment and agreement as required
  • Planning and coordination of system testing as Key-partner in system environment of the Direct Consumer Channel (Trade/SCM/AFS) which include as well development of training materials (if required)
  • Support the Net Sales targets and strategic initiatives, to fulfill the current and future WE DTC Merchandizing requirements
  • Take ownership, take responsibility on the forecast, demonstrate initiative, challenge and support the merchandizer on the forecast. Deliver timely updates to WE DTC DP Director and other stakeholders of the DTC organization
  • Actively manage the DTC planning book, create the best possible DP along the season
  • Be the main interface to SCM Amsterdam, to set the correct priority and collect the Supply Chain issues
  • Ability to understand the strategic objectives of the DTC channel and tie project objectives and KPIs into the financial/strategic goals in order to track project success
  • Lead and facilitate discussions in small and large groups
  • Ability to cope well with ambiguity and uncertainty, but with the ability to quickly adapt to changing business processes
  • Strong understanding of DTC Merchandizing & planning processes, demand planning & supply chain principles and basic finance processes
  • Good knowledge of project management principles and methodologies
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving skills –able to identify, analyze and propose solutions
  • 5-7 years of work experience in Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Finance or a similar field, preferable in sporting goods or fast moving consumer goods industry
  • Experience in project management and/or consulting is a plus
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for degree
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Assistant Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 30% - Create and ensure the integrity of all monthly statistical reports and tools the DP COE publishes (work independently and be accountable for results)
  • 20% - Support planners across the globe on statistical forecast related questions, managing timely correspondence. (Be responsive to inquiries, manage time appropriately)
  • 20% - Respond to business requirements/queries on report/tools and contribute to improving these analytical tools (Independent problem solving)
  • 15% - Perform Ad Hoc Analyses in support of Global DP COE Team (problem solving)
  • 10% - Maintain training materials/Conduct training sessions (work independently)
  • 5% - Generate monthly statistical forecast analyses for upper management and Global demand planning community. (be accountable for data integrity)
  • Good understanding of statistical forecasting algorithms (Background in statistics/computer science preferable)
  • Ability to work with large sets of data
  • Knowledge of database languages (MS Access, SQL, etc.) and Business Analytical tools (e.g. MS Excel, Qlikview, Tableau etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to transfer business questions to ad-hoc analysis
  • Learning agility, ability to work in dynamic environment
  • Good communication skills required to support demand planners across the globe with questions they have about the statistical reports/analytic tools, perform training sessions
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Manager, Demand Planning Project / Twenty Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead Planning for International: Accountable for SAP/FMS planning program success; single point of contact for International team
  • Drive implementation of end to end process and champion OCM (Change Management & Communication)
  • Propel Region/Channel integration and obtain sign-offs from Intl stakeholders
  • Partner to build strategy for training & execution in International Regions
  • Accountable & Responsible for Business Cutover for International Regions/Channels
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Engineering field, with at least 8-10 years in planning/operations; or equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • Strong leadership, communication and influencing skills
  • Team Player. Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues
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Manager Demand Planning Dtc-hq x Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create meaningful analyses for the merchandising team, on category development, compare to mirror and prior seasons and targets
  • Analyze and secure meaningful input for your respective category of RDP and IBP targets, which aligned to the strategic planning/Intake ratio agreements
  • Be the single point of contact for all supply chain issues (constrains, pull forward request, 1 shot production) on your respective categories, set priorities and secure that an aligned RDP on monthly level is handed over prior to respective Cut-off
  • Continuous improvements of DTC Demand Planning processes and work close together with the DTC Senior Manager, to ensure that projects and initiatives are delivered successfully
  • Ability to understand the strategic objectives of the DTC channel and KPIs into the financial/strategic goals
  • Lead and facilitate discussions in small groups
  • Advanced SAP knowledge (SCM & AFS) and reporting (MSTR)
  • Be an advocate of the adidas group New Ways Of Working – Efficient, Non-political, Open & Honest, Fact Based and Collaborative
  • 3-4 years of work experience in Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Finance or a similar field, preferable in sporting goods or fast moving consumer goods industry
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Senior Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Personnel management of direct reports
  • Fill open positions in the team
  • Establish a high-performance culture via the communication of clear expectations and targets
  • Develop the functional and social competencies of all employees
  • Evaluate the performance and competencies of your employees within the given SCORE appraisal framework
  • Introduce a feedback culture and ensure that the Creating the New – Behaviors (Creativity, Collaboration and Confidence) are followed throughout the department
  • Manage talents within your team to develop their competencies and managing skills to grow within the DP department
  • Responsible for a frictionless collaboration within the team and all other key contacts
  • Adhere to the responsibility towards the employee (e.g. Online Time, etc.)
  • Ensure the adherence to all employee-relevant adidas guidelines and all legal obligations
  • Ability to manage complex situation and challenges
  • Proven managerial skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Advanced SAP knowledge (APO & AFS)
  • 1-3 years’ management experience
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drive the monthly consensus demand planning process, including reporting aggregate plans to senior management on forecasts, assumptions, risks and opportunities
  • Lead the coordination of market intelligence, customer forecasts and demand inputs from Sales, Marketing, New Product and Program management teams
  • Document and challenge forecast assumptions based on the analysis of market data, industry dynamics, statistics, business trends and demand patterns
  • Provide leadership, drives organizational capability and sets objectives for the region, leading to continuous improvement of the forecast process and the adoption of best practices
  • Monitor changes in key business drivers, perform analysis and possess ability to shape the analytical findings into a meaningful business story to drive decision making
  • Develop accountability for demand management through performance measures and provide feedback to participants in the process
  • Participate in detailed supply analysis and review meetings; work with business to collect key planning issues, clarify business implications, outline countermeasures, plan and monitor progress
  • Owns SIOP KPI’s and drives accountability through cross-functional teams to drive maturity
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in demand planning, SIOP or Integrated Business Planning is required
  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Operations/Material Management, Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of financial and operational impacts
  • Demonstrated success in team development and driving results through others
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Crown Bolt Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coach and mentor employees providing ongoing performance feedback. Provide guidance, set priorities and assist direct reports with assigned tasks. Ensure both recognition & accountability are part of the culture
  • Oversees the day to day tactical duties of SKU profiles to national parameters (min/max Qtys, Seasonal/Promo, WOS, partner SKUs, etc.), establish DC specific forecast parameters, generate SKU / DC level forecast
  • Effectively execute all demand planning activities using metrics to track and improve performance
  • Build strong relationships with business partners and actively support cross-functional initiatives to drive improved overall business performance
  • Provide functional core competence in the specification of enhanced demand planning algorithms and systems
  • Select, direct, develop and train team members
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Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the short term performance for a portfolio of themes with a SKU level focus
  • Work closely with the inventory planning team to balance supply and demand in EMEA
  • Drive weekly meetings with cross functional stakeholders to support our commercial momentum
  • Identifying and delivering continuous improvement projects
  • Collaborate closely with the Long-term Demand Planners to ensure latest trends are incorporated in the plans
  • Act jointly with Business Intelligence to analyze past assumptions and evaluate impact on future plans
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Senior Manager Demand Planning & Business Analytics Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leadership of the AMZL UK demand planning and labor optimization processes and managing relationships with the global Amazon business as well as senior stakeholders in the UK business to ensure alignment with the strategy
  • Provision of business analytic support to both program and operational teams in optimizing performance
  • Acting as the single threaded owner for demand forecasting and planning working with UK Transportation, Network Planning, DSP and AmFlex teams
  • Planning and managing resources to support running of day to day processes as well as the introduction of new systems
  • Identifying opportunities to improve systems and make more systemic and work with tech and operational stakeholders to make these a reality
  • Setting the strategic roadmap for tools and products and defining how these align to the overall UK AMZL strategy
  • Aligning with global teams on the operational requirements and local specifics that will enable success in the UK Market and ensuring prioritization
  • Defining and prioritizing ongoing tech requirements and coordinate with centralized product and tech teams to ensure all requirements are included in the Global Product Roadmap
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent
  • Previous experience in leading business analytics, network planning or configuration teams
  • Experience within a transportation, supply chain or logistics environment
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, SQL and other business analytical tools
  • Ability to think and influence both quantitatively and qualitatively
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to roll up sleeves and execute to get the job done
  • Ability to work successfully in an ever-changing environment with competing priorities
  • Demonstrated analytical skills; business trend analysis and forecasting
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully influence multiple stakeholders and lead cross functional teams across geographies and business units
  • Demonstrated track record of creative problem solving; thinks big, starts small, grows fast
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and ability to manage multiple projects /responsibilities
  • A proven track record of setting and exceeding aggressive goals; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, experience, and judgment
  • A high level of business acumen, including successful P&L management
  • The ability to think strategically, anticipate future trends, develop product roadmaps, and deliver on those plans
  • The ability to hire and retain top performers, and lead or direct cross-functional teams across multiple geographical locations
  • A thorough understanding of a wide range of business functions and systems, including strategic planning, business development, budgeting, business analysis, finance, software development, and public relations
  • The ability to communicate vision and drive various constituencies to execution and work seamlessly with both technical and business teams
  • MBA, MS or MA (Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, Mathematics or Equivalent
  • Prince2
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages collaborative partnership among sales, marketing and operations to rationalize and streamline multiple data inputs to drive forecasting processes
  • Supports S&OP and ES&OP processes, inclusive of facilitating formal recurring results-oriented alignment with multiple departments
  • Supports CPFR processes inclusive of oversight on all demand planning interactions with external clients
  • Recommends and implements ongoing process modifications to improve current and future forecasting methodologies
  • Develops multiple metrics to validate forecasting accuracy, as per industry standards and communicates corrective action(s) as well as ensures timely resolution
  • Provides monthly, quarterly, and annual fiscal year top-line financial forecasts in support of budget process
  • Respond and resolves various escalated forecast/demand issues and works with the demand and sales forecasting team on resolution
  • Assists with recruitment, training, and provides guidance to all members of the demand planning team
  • Acts as backup to demand planning team and assists with other projects, as needed
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a Demand Planning/Forecasting or related capacity
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Undergraduate degree with relevant academic and/or work experience. Degree in business, statistics, economics, engineering or other relevant field preferred
  • Advanced understanding of demand planning and supply chain fundamentals
  • Computer skills including MS Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel PowerPoint, with preferred knowledge of databases (SQL, Access), forecasting systems and other technical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize tasks and meet constant deadlines with strong attention to detail and quality control
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical / problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Preferred knowledge of the Consumer Product Goods Industry
  • Work with minimal supervision, execute for results in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to empower, motivate and inspire a team
  • Ability to lead change and execute on strategic decisions
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
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Manager Demand Planning Development Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide thought leadership into the design of both the process and tools that will optimize Demand Planning and Forecasting performance
  • Lead Demand Planning and Forecasting Teams with training on both the revised planning tools and process
  • Provide onsite leadership for regional Demand Planning and Forecasting Teams, leading Regional Roll out of the new process and tools to ensure consistency of implementation
  • Ensure an understanding of the process and tools by facilitating meetings and issue resolution workshops as we go live and post go live
  • Work closely with outside consulting, software vendors, and internal IT groups to deploy new tools and capabilities within the organization
  • Work with overall project lead and internal and external partners to identify dependencies and manage the delivery timelines
  • Coordinate and conduct training sessions for planning teams and affected partners/customers
  • Interact with Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Logistics and Customer service to develop responsive, customer focused planning processes
  • Act as an authority on process and facilitation
  • Be able to travel up to 50%
  • 5 years with contemporary planning experience
  • BA/BS in Math, Finance, Business, or an applicable degree
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drives forecast accuracy within the team
  • Develop strategies by world to support initiatives and goals
  • Create and drive new processes as new system enhancements roll out
  • Performs strategic analysis in order to increase forecast accuracy which optimizes purchases and store replenishment
  • Collaborates with Director and Business Analytics team to optimize system, develop team process, analysis, tools, strategies, and development to support the business
  • Manages event impacts to baseline forecasts
  • Owning communicating global shifts in trends to Merchandising and Merchandise Planning to influence Merchandising and Assortment Strategies
  • Validates and adjust TXT seasonal profiles, as needed (holiday shifts, store animations and promotional event shifts)
  • Driving the team to achieve goals, deadlines, and projects
  • Develop and drive training and growth within the team
  • Manages a direct report (s) development and career pathing
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Assistant Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage monthly forecast update process from statistical modeling through consensus for assigned brands by leading Marketing and CDP to derive the consensus forecast
  • Challenge Marketing/CDP’s assumptions using historical shipment data and Point of Sale (POS) based on retail consumption
  • Manage multiple history streams including POS/consumption data
  • Support and execute KPI reporting and analysis
  • Support and execute data and business analysis
  • Support technical NeoGrid/APO projects and process improvements as a team member or leader as assigned
  • Support cross-functional Demand Planning process projects and process improvements as a team member or leader as assigned
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyst/Problem Solver
  • 5+ years in demand or inventory planning
  • Collaboration — Advanced
  • Information seeking/data gathering — Advanced
  • Influencing — advanced
  • Negotiation — Advanced
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Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execution of DP processes to support strategic initiatives to fulfill BU requirements
  • Provide analysis for BU marketing to enable a fact-based decision making for future strategy
  • Support and consult the Merchandising teams throughout the range creation and identify R&O based on analysis of the current business development
  • Support BU projects
  • Responsible for creating and updating of the Rolling Demand Plan (RDP) for defined business segments on article level for Wholesale in line with the Integrated Business Plan
  • 2-3 years of work experience in demand planning or a similar field
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, lead and motivate a team of analysts and managers
  • Develop and maintain strategic plans and objective for the demand planning team
  • Developing detailed weekly demand plans for insurance devices,
  • Weekly sales plans for refurbished devices,
  • Weekly COGS planning for all RL programs (IW, EW, insurance and COB sales)
  • Maintaining an insurance substitution matrix in close coordination with the insurance PHP team
  • Manage asset sales and liquidation process and budgets
  • Develop and maintain insurance and device returns forecast
  • Monitor and continuously improve remorse forecasts and budgets
  • Work closely with other internal functions in establishing effective repair build plans that satisfy demand requirements
  • Optimize the use of refurbished devices in all channels in order to achieve financial goals
  • Maintain Logistics budget and act as head of all RL budget activity
  • Close coordination with repair and logistics partners
  • SETTING PERFORMANCE DIRECTION: Translating broader business initiatives into clear team objectives and concrete individual goals, aligning appropriately with other groups for efficient, coordinated action
  • MOTIVATING OTHERS: Creating a team environment where everyone wants to do their best and deliver results
  • DELEGATING: Broadly sharing responsibility and accountability of both routine and important tasks and decisions. Let direct reports finish their own work
  • DEVELOPING AND COACHING OTHERS: Having awareness of each person's career goals; hold development discussions; and provide challenging tasks and assignments to promote development
  • HOLDING PEOPLE ACCOUNTABLE: Monitoring progress and results; give feedback effectively and make tough decisions when appropriate
  • 6 + years experience managing direct reports
  • 5-7 years experience in supply chain planning required
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Business, finance or related field
  • Thorough understanding of forecasting methodologies and materials management
  • Inventory Management experience
  • Supplier Management experience
  • Strong MS Excel experience required
  • Cell phone repair operations experience preferred
  • Wireless Telecommunications experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain management and or Reverse Logistics highly preferred
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Manager, Demand Planning Business Partner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead and influence the cross functional Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) team
  • Provide overall leadership for the demand plan that will drive the S&OP process
  • Collaborate with the Innovation Team on volume and size assumptions, shipment timings and cannibalization projections for all new product introductions
  • Lead the S&OP team to align upon a rolling 18 month consensus forecast to drive the supply production plan
  • Lead monthly performance management reviews with both the Commercial and Supply leadership teams
  • Challenge the Finance AOP projected growth assumptions based on historical trends as necessary
  • Analyze forecast exceptions utilizing the suite of BW reporting tools
  • Rigorously adhere all documented processes
  • The Manager Demand Planning – Business Partner owns the forecast that is driving the supply plan. The forecast will influence the finished good inventory (cash impact)
  • Pro-actively works with Manager Demand Planning – Process & Capability and the Demand Planning Analysts to understand changes to the statistical forecast
  • Pro-actively communicates trends to S&OP partners and highlights potential impact to the financial targets
  • Provides an 18 month forecast to Supply Planning
  • Reports to the Director of Demand Management
  • Strong knowledge of S&OP best practice
  • Responsible for managing and influencing multiply stakeholders across the Supply Chain
  • Using KPI metrics to influence stakeholder decision making
  • Consistently Deliver Great Performance
  • 5+ years’ within Supply Chain Management (Finance roles are also beneficial)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations / Supply Chain Management, or related business discipline (Advanced Degree a plus - APICS CIPM Certification a plus)
  • Previous experience working with SAP APO is preferred; however experience with similar planning tools will be considered
  • Previous experience working with Business Intelligence/BW Reporting tools is preferred; however experience with similar tools that enable data mining will be considered
  • Prior experience leading and embedding S&OP best practice ways of working
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and decision making skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Excel, Word, PowerPoint is required
  • Adeptness working with multiple stakeholders across the end-to-end Supply Chain and Finance/Commercial teams
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the monthly generation and submission into the global planning system (currently APO) of the 30-month sales forecast by SKU for the entire US product portfolio. Ensures S&OP forecast alignment with Financial forecasts according to schedule. Serves a Subject Matter Expert for PACE Integrated Business Planning (IBP) work stream as well as super-user for Kinaxis Rapid Response tool
  • Optimize communication with Global Planners in monthly sales review meetings and on an ad hoc basis as needed. Represent NA strategies, initiatives, key trends and messages to Global Planning that inform the development of sales and incremental forecasts in order to ensure appropriate supply of product to NA region
  • Upload monthly supply plans and communicate deficiencies to manufacturing site, global planner and master scheduler for resolution. Manage and maintain months cover requirements based on trend data, product life cycle and ex-factory supply from delivery plans from each site
  • Lead monthly cross-functional meeting with sales & marketing to communicate risks and opportunities in demand and supply, highlight issues and recommend course of action. Quantify impact to sales forecasts and inventory levels
  • Assist with the preparation and analysis of the annual Budget, Forecasts and Strategic Plan updates in accordance with timelines and requirements set forth by the NALT and CSL Finance
  • Work collaboratively to contribute to the development of market and product level assumptions that underpin demand and ex-factory sales forecasts. Detail gross-to-net revenue by product, segment and sub-segment in conjunction with NA Controller, US Pricing and Finance
  • Contribute to the PACE work streams as US subject matter expert as needed
  • Develop and maintain “leading practices” related to processes and systems to improve business support and increase effectiveness and timeliness of financial and business deliverables
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses as decision support as necessary (i.e. contracting opportunities, tender development, marketing program ROI, etc.)
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Associate Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create statistical operational unit forecasts
  • Review sales plans, finance budget updates, or latest estimates and demand drivers
  • Maintain demand planning system parameters and data
  • Actively participate on the global S&OP process
  • LI-SH1
  • Ten plus (10+) years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry with focus on Supply Chain planning, preferably with progressing experience of 5+ years in Business and/or Demand Planning
  • Hands-on S&OP experience from owning Supply and/or Demand Planning steps
  • Marketing and/or Manufacturing experience required
  • Proven track-record of successful completion of Lean projects and application of lean tools
  • Excellent collaboration skills with deep understanding of other functions such as Finance, Marketing and Product Development
  • Advance expertise in Excel and Power Point; Visual Basics a plus
  • Strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage a team of 4-5 dedicated and skilled demand planners who create, manage, and maintain weekly product item (SKU) and location sales forecasts
  • Clearly communicate forecast assumptions and drivers to partners utilizing the forecasts to drive purchase, replenishment, and marketing activities
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to understand sales strategies and product needs
  • Manage team to meet forecasting accuracy goals, describe reasons for variances, and strive to improve accuracy
  • Experienced SAP APO user
  • Strong ability to create polished executive-ready PowerPoint presentations
  • Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management, Statistics, Economics, or Business. Masters preferred
  • 5-7 years professional experience including relevant experience in in one or more of the following or related categories: supply chain operations, telecommunications, consumer electronics, or retail
  • Experience managing people
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Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own and facilitate monthly S&OP forecast consensus process resulting in a rolling 18 month demand plans
  • Collaborate with key partners in, sales, brand, CSP, and finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs
  • 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
  • Hire, train and mentor new planners. Work across peer group to lead and participate in major process improvement activities
  • Support ongoing improvements in APO DP, SAS, and other systems
  • Drive IBP process improvements to improve forecast error
  • Position Qualifications
  • B.S degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related field. MBA/advanced degree a plus
  • Preferred 5-7+ years consumer products forecasting and/or supply chain operations experience
  • Experience with any forecasting application or supply planning software and/or SAP, APO, SAS
  • Experience with IRI, Retail Link, and other external customer data sources
  • Experience in leading a transformational project
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications
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Senior Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master Degree preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in supply chain
  • Demand planning experience necessary
  • Experience in FMCG, seasonal, fashion or consumer durable environment is preferable but not required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Intermediate to advanced Excel skills required
  • Familiarity with JDA strongly preferred
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Manager Demand Planning DTC Western Europe Resume Examples & Samples

  • Take responsibility on the forecast (RDP), demonstrate initiative, by challenge and support the DTC Merchandizer on their forecast (RDP) and IBP targets
  • Drive the alignment process of RDP vs. IBP vs. net sales targets
  • Actively manage the DTC planning book, create the best possible DP along the season including constrain supply situations
  • Analyze business/category development of Wholesale and EKA to discuss opportunities and risks to the DTC Merchandizing organization
  • Deliver timely updates, report of category development to WE DTC Senior Manager and WE DP organization
  • On top of the regular tasks of a DTC DP Manager you will support with project management tasks around WE DP initiatives (DTC focus)
  • Strong understanding and using data to make decisions and influence outcomes
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to influence others to build consensus with internal and external partners
  • Clear understanding of DTC Merchandizing & planning processes, demand planning & supply chain principles
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word,PP) and ability to learn and use internal database
  • Fluent in English, writing and speaking and preferably in another European language as well
  • Four year degree from college or university required with emphasis in Supply Chain, business or finance preferred
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Manager, Demand Planning, Adidas Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage and track yearly category budget based on the strategic business planning, seasonal category channel planning and Integrated Business Planning with BU to ensure all KPIs are managed as planned
  • Handle and manage the channel complexity deriving from this designated category including retail, mono and wholesales
  • Closely collaborate with merchandising to ensure the volume and value (Net Sales) of category is aligned with strategic plan
  • Deliver timely and approved output of demand plan to the supply chain on the requested granularity
  • Provide sell-thru data for tracking trend of the market by category, channel, key concept & product group
  • Create business report (analysis previous data, plan data & actual data) for key concept, category, product group, division, channel & retail Intro to improve range efficiency
  • Manage gaps in strategic seasonal plans through close collaboration with Business Unit (BU) and CTC teams to ensure market the strategic seasonal range plan is implemented according to the business target
  • Prepare and provide historical analyzing data to BU, CTC & Sales in order to support relevant teams to make right & quick decisions
  • Closely collaborate with the Business Units (BUs) and the Sales Coordination team to obtain relevant information for system updates and enhancement
  • Create order sequence and article master in the system and ensure all regular and spot orders are finalized by channels according to agreed timeline
  • Create the purchase request of trade meeting results including spot orders to ensure that the SCM team receives all required information to start the purchasing process
  • Align with Global and Market relevant teams and continuously improve all operational processes and tools
  • Maintain and improve the demand planning system (one ERP) by providing the regular feedback to the Global and market relevant teams
  • (Potentially) Provide leadership as well as engage and develop team members in a high performance environment
  • Plays a key role in the strategic planning forecasting and decision making to ensure that business goals are met by regularly using the data of company sales, full Profit and Loss , costs, margins and other key financial data available only to roles of management and executive levels (such as the Senior Leadership team)
  • Planning and organizing skill
  • Managing and handling category complexity Good communication skill
  • Fluent communication skill for both in Koran and English
  • University degree in Business or equivalent professional experience, ideally in Sales and/or
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Associate Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare monthly demand statements with detailed analysis and plan to plan comparisons
  • Work closely with regional Demand Planners to provide system user support, including the implementation of software enhancements
  • Partner with regulatory to ensure unique regulatory requirements are addressed in supply chain planning
  • Collaborated with supply planning and operations to ensure capacity is effectively utilized to support latest demand forecast
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Associate Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work closely with Manager/Director of Demand Planning department, supporting the relation with country affiliates and Commercial Organization such as BP&A and Global Supply Planning to build the necessary knowledge, processes, and cross-functional collaboration to ensure a timely and accurately development and delivery of
  • A rolling 27-month operational unit forecast for all regions, updated quarterly and monthly as necessary
  • An Annual Long Range Plan in units, including new product introduction and new indication launches at the unit and market level
  • A detailed new product introduction schedule with 24-36 month horizon
  • Partner with BP&A, Affiliates, Partners, International Logistics & Supply Chain, and Investigational Material Supply Chain (IMSC) teams to develop a detailed Name Patient Program(NPP) and Collaborative trials forecast schedule by market and selected stock keeping unit SKU
  • Each month, review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, develop statistical operational forecast models, and evaluate operational forecast results
  • Reconcile variances and refine the operational forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Maintain current and historical forecast using Demand Planning software (Demantra/APCC)
  • Collaborate with Supply Planners to develop inventory strategies for existing items, new products, and product phase-ins and phase-outs
  • Represent GSCP on regional launch teams as directed
  • Closely coordinate and communicate to Global Supply Planning any changes to existing rolling forecast
  • Support the quarterly demand review process by providing the data and market specific knowledge
  • Support the quarterly sales and operations process (S&OP /Business Review/and Executive S&OP Meetings) by conducting the necessary analysis and preparing the appropriate reports
  • Collect and improve on performance metrics as directed
  • Seven plus (7+) years’ experience in business planning and demand planning, preferable within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent command of English language beside other European language(s)
  • Advance expertise in Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to work at high and detail levels with tight dead-lines
  • Bachelors or higher degree in Business with specialization in Finance or Supply Chain, or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in Demand Planning software, Oracle Demantra preferred, and reporting tools such as Business Objects
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Associate Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage Demand Planning within the region by assuming full responsibility of the given SKUs while taking it to the next level
  • Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness of product master data
  • Timely preparation and publication of demand dashboard using relevant reporting tools
  • 5+ years of experience in Demand Planning with six plus (6+) years of experience in the Pharmaceutical or CPG industry with focus on Supply Chain Planning and/or Marketing
  • S&OP experience from owning Supply and/or Demand Planning steps
  • Marketing and/or Manufacturing experience highly desired
  • Excellent collaboration skills with deep understanding of other functions such as Finance, Marketing and Manufacturing
  • Propose and lead cross-functional process improvement initiatives
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Direct supervisor for all US, EU, and ROW demand planners
  • Performs Bi-annual employee performance reviews
  • Lead the Demand Planning group in identifying potential problems with systems or processes and identifying possible solution and process improvement activities for the following: forecast process, forecast modeling process, conversion and new business opportunity management process, group KPI’s - metrics and measures, monthly demand analysis and review process, monthly won and lost business tracking and reporting process, monthly revenue and risk reporting and net change analysis process, and working in and implanting S&OP
  • Help to create and define system(s) for gathering, incorporating, and reporting through business intelligence and forecast information systems, data received from Sales, Marketing, Finance, sale in, sale through, NPV, etc
  • Generate statistical and/or calculated forecasts using available forecast tools
  • Identify the drivers of variance in monthly forecasts
  • Facilitate demand planning process and meetings with Regional Sales Managers, Customers, Executive Sales team, Marketing and Finance
  • Participate in and lead global demand planers in monthly Sales and Operations Planning meetings provide forecast and input to annual budget planning processes
  • Provide direction/training to sales and sales representatives for the monthly S&OP
  • Analyze data to quantify anticipated increase or decrease in sales from won or lost business opportunities, marketing events, and new product launches
  • Use statistical forecast calculations, methods and models to evaluate forecast results (MAD, RSFE, BIAS, MAPE, etc.)
  • Create and report demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation across a defined planning horizon
  • Review historical sales data and trends from sale in and sale through, research demand drivers, and prepare forecast justification and validation data
  • Use and maintain Oracle DEMANTRA Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system and/or tool
  • Work with Sales, Marketing, Customer, and Finance using a collaborative and consensus approach to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used in demand forecasting
  • Responsible for the ICU major and/or corporate accounts onboarding process. This will included developing and leading cross functional teams within ICU and the customer organizations to facilitate a smooth transition during the onboarding process
  • Will work with Supply Planning and Master Scheduling to set and execute ICU inventory strategies for existing items, new products, and/or product phase-outs
  • Work with Sales, Marketing, and customer Finance to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing Finished Goods inventory, safety stock, and target inventory strategies for existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning
  • Work on special projects as they arise related to demand planning, conversions, and business opportunity management for Corporate Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain GM, Operations VP, ICU CEO and/or other members of ICU executive staff
  • Ability to organize and complete work with given deadlines
  • Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions
  • Familiar with creating and evaluating statistical forecast models based on historical sales and booking data, market trends, seasonality, and customer requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • 2- 3 years of previous Forecast, Demand Planning and Demand Execution experience
  • 2-3 years customer service and/or customer interface experience
  • 2-3 years of ERP/MRP experience
  • Proven track record of improving overall efficiencies, reducing scrap cost and leading teams to effect positive change within the organization
  • Must be 18 years of age
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Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage monthly forecast update process from statistical modeling through proposed consensus ultimately leading Marketing and ISDP to alignment on a consensus forecast for all assigned brands
  • Challenge Marketing/ISDP’s assumptions using historical shipment data and Point of Sale (POS) based on retail consumption
  • Generate and distribute monthly forecasting reports that track sales performance vs. budget, and forecast accuracy/bias
  • Manage Inventory Change Projections, which combined with POS forecasts result in the Factory Shipment forecast
  • Enable sound management decisions by providing accurate forecasts as part of the S&OP process
  • Ensure assigned brands achieve forecast accuracy and bias targets
  • Support Production Planning with realistic demand forecasts
  • Participate in MBA Meetings
  • Manage NeoGrid & APO DP Master Data to facilitate DP Processes
  • Review and approve new product forecasts (FADs) and support Project Managers in new product launches and transitions
  • Serve as ‘Key User’ for the Forecasting Process including the implementation of Demand Planning process improvements and/or corrections. A ‘Key User’ is the first level technical support for peer users to solve technical issues with the system. The Key User works closely with the Manager of Demand Process & Systems to resolve technical issues and support improvements / upgrades
  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics preferred, or technical equivalent
  • 8 years of Supply Chain Management experience in Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products or equivalent
  • 4 years SAP and Advanced Demand Planning System experience
  • Training or professional certification in BHC GSC Supply Chain Academy I & II, APICS, IBF or equivalent desired
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to communicate effectively with management
  • Working knowledge of Operational Excellence techniques desired
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with cross functional teams to achieve common goals and commitments
  • Communicate and operate effectively with functional areas throughout the organization
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Data, Business, and Systems Analytical skills
  • Influencing and Negotiation Skills (teams/peers)
  • Leadership and Decision Making Skills
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Manager, Demand Planning & Data Analytics Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversight of the Demand Planning function, which may include
  • Leading the manager of the Demand Planning team, whose essential function is to assemble, analyze and make adjustments to all data pertinent to creating the demand forecast: historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, financial budgets and inventory levels. Will need to gather, analyze and validate data, as well as review resulting statistical forecast models
  • Collaboration with marketing and new product development teams to define launch strategy and manage product life cycle implications to demand and inventory
  • Presenting recommendations for product rationalization to Executive Management
  • Ensuring that visibility is provided to the supply chain on expected demand or events through the demand signaling process
  • Reviewing KPIs to proactively identify misalignment between sales & marketing plans, financial plans, and the demand plan, and seek consensus through the Executive Demand Review process
  • Partnering with Marketing to understand relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
  • Achieving forecast accuracy metrics for the division
  • Overseeing a wide range of processes including: short and long term sales & demand planning and process improvements
  • Serving as a leadership contact for the General Manager, Marketing, Sales, R&D and Finance business partners from the Division, and also as the primary contact for the Global Operations Integrated Business Planning Manager and Plant Network
  • Overseeing and participate in the development, modification and improvement of procedures, policies and processes within the organization
  • Overseeing implementation and development of ERP-based forecast systems, as well as reporting and continuous improvement for said systems
  • Leadership and management of our divisional data analytics program
  • Lead implementation of short, medium and long term IS plan for central repository of data and user interface for team and rest of division
  • Attract, develop and retain top talent building a talent bench of leaders for the future
  • Work with key customers to develop service level agreements and standard reports
  • Develop system for anticipating analytical needs and “brand” Data Analytics team output
  • Teach/Educate rest of business on use of data analytics tools and analysis to help organization develop skill set of data driven decisions
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Finance/Accounting, or equivalent is required. An MBA is highly preferred
  • At least 7-9 years of business experience and a minimum of 5 years in Marketing, Sales & Operations management, Supply Chain management, Financial Planning, or related fields are required
  • Leadership experience with planning, order management and ERP/MRP computer systems is required. Prior experience with demand planning tools like Oracle Demantra, Demand Solutions or SteelWedge is preferred
  • Prior experience in managing by influence across multiple teams/groups across an organization
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory experience is required
  • Experience with new product introductions, process improvements, product/demand planning, and ERP systems is required
  • Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • A proven track record of strong people management skills, building talented teams and driving engagement
  • Strong negotiation & influencing skills with the ability to drive results through a global matrix structure is required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with prior experience presenting to senior level executives is required
  • Must be challenged by a team-based environment which places a high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer service levels, inventory management, cost reduction and quality / FDA compliance
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leads the Demand Planning team in the creation and maintenance of monthly/weekly, statistical and adjusted demand plans across all Beauty product categories
  • As a working Manager, develops monthly/weekly forecasts for specific product(s)/customer(s)/channel(s) as assigned
  • Partners with marketing, sales and project managers to generate new product initiative forecasts and to ensure product is available and ready to support new product launches
  • Leads the generation of demand side inputs of the annual planning process (KP)
  • Owns the demand alignment process (working with sales and marketing). Presents the S&OP forecast in the demand meeting for the assigned business unit, including an overview of key assumptions, risks and opportunities to that forecast
  • Partners with business unit supply planning manager/team to assure forecasts can be translated into actionable supply chain plans that optimize inventory and maximize customer service
  • Understand and analyze key business drivers (point-of-sale data, market share, product data, inventory requirements, competitive activity) and drive improvement in the forecasting process with the demand team
  • Work closely with sales and category management to understand relationship between trade spending and volume
  • Manage root cause process and lead plans to drive continuous improvement in forecast accuracy
  • Ensure best practices related to monthly S&OP and weekly demand planning are being followed throughout the planning process and drives continuous improvements in the S&OP process
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with marketing, sales and other functional teams and utilize those relationships to enhance business performance
  • Demonstrate personal accountability to achieve inventory objectives and customer service
  • Ensures best & standardized practices are followed across all shared planning resources
  • Leads and/or participates in implementation of new processes and practices for the demand planning team
  • Manage performance, provide coaching, feedback and development plans to the team of Demand Planners. Recruit, hire and on-board new talent as required. Own the annual performance review process for the team
  • BS/BA in business, statistics, mathematics, economics, supply chain management or similar field required
  • 5+ years’ experience in supply chain / demand planning or related field including 3+ years managing direct reports and 3+ years of demand forecasting experience
  • Deep understanding of forecasting analytics and statistical modeling methodologies
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills: Excellent communication skills (oral, written) with significant ability to clearly present information to a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong partnerships across all functions while fostering a culture of collaboration
  • Excellent Microsoft Office (Excel) applications experience required. Experience working with integrated ERP systems (SAP APO/DP) and BW preferred
  • Knowledge of integrated supply chain processes
  • Comfortable presenting to and working directly with senior management
  • Experience with continual process improvement methods
  • Experience in the industry or in a CPG environment is required
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Commercial Organization and Global Supply Planning to build the necessary knowledge, processes, and cross-functional collaboration to ensure a timely and accurate development and delivery of
  • Six plus (8+) years of experience in the Pharmaceutical or CPG industry with focus on Supply Chain planning, preferably with progressing experience of 4+ years in Business and/or Demand Planning
  • S&OP/Integrated Business Planning experience from owning Supply and/or Demand Planning steps
  • Involvement and contribution to Lean projects and application of lean tools
  • Advance expertise in Excel modeling and Power Point; Visual Basics a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the operational forecast process
  • Self-starter, proactive and flexible
  • Ability to work at high level and detail level with tight dead-lines
  • Proficient in Demand Planning software, Oracle Demantra preferred, and reporting tools such as APCC, OBIEE
  • Gather, analyze, and validate data
  • Utilize statistical functionalities in planning tools
  • Review resulting statistical forecast with Markets to build consensus around Operational Forecast
  • Apply Statistical Forecasting methodology to Long-range plans
  • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales and finance
  • Provide input to volume planning ( latest estimates/annual process)
  • Achieve consensus with the business unit and the demand chain
  • Monitor trends in forecast accuracy
  • Collaborate with IT Organization to improve the planning system
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Senior Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Recruit top talents to build a strong supply chain planning that focuses on KPIs, root cause and corrective actions
  • Set up best-in-class forecasting process that leverages both systematic generation and consensus process. Analyze, define and implement forecasting methodology leveraging product and customer segmentation strategies
  • Drive quarterly BU/Sales/Finance alignment on revenue forecast and build plan
  • Develop top-down forecasting techniques for specific markets by using external market indicators. Drive top-down and bottoms-up forecast reconciliation
  • Improve forecast accuracy and forecast bias through root cause/corrective actions
  • Own build plan for business units by setting up appropriate buffer stocks to balance the supply chain delivery and inventory goals
  • Drive other projects as needed by management or as business needs change. Drive continuous improvement of advanced planning systems to improve productivity
  • BA/BS Degree in an appropriate field, or 15+ years of related experience. MS/MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in hands-on Fabless Operations Planning and Outsourced Manufacturing
  • Experience in semiconductor Supply Chain planning processes
  • Must be proficient in Semiconductor ad Advanced Planning Systems (APS)
  • Excellent Supplier Interface, Communication and Presentation skills
  • Ability to explain complex concepts/analysis to executive management. Ability to present using visual means a must
  • Technical background in fab processing or semiconductor assembly methods a plus
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Build and manage an internal OTB to ensure all purchases align with financial strategy and inventory requirements
  • Work with Sales, Merchandising, and Sourcing team to forecast product demand needs at the brand, category, and customer level and provide this information for sourcing team so they may secure the necessary factory capacity
  • Build and manage internal margin reports to drive improved margins across all brands
  • Communicate ongoing forecast changes to stakeholders in the Supply Chain, Sales, and Finance teams
  • Prepare various reports - KPIs (key performance indicators) as well as diagnostic measures to analyze and recommended courses of action for the operational forecast in SAP APO
  • Lead in the creation of new product forecasts and their contribution to the product categories
  • Provide Brand or Affiliate ad-hoc reports to assist Global Planning, Finance, Supply or Sales in ongoing management of their business areas
  • 3+ years’ experience within Demand Planning, Sales Planning or Supply Chain preferred
  • Strong excel skills required, SAP, PLM experience a plus
  • Team oriented
  • Self-starter, will hit the ground running
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Senior Manager Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Introduce a feedback culture and ensure as well that the 3Cs are followed throughout the department
  • Advanced SAP knowledge (SCM & AFS)
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Ppt., Word)
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Assoc Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage a team that will assemble, analyze and make adjustments to all data pertinent to creating the demand forecast: historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, financial budgets and inventory levels. Will need to gather, analyze and validate data, as well as review resulting statistical forecast models
  • Ensure that demand plans are prepared, reported, and communicated to the Integrated Business Planning Manager within Global Ops and Division management. Ensure appropriate sponsorship of the plan is generated through the divisional Executive Demand Reviews
  • Collaborate with marketing and new product development teams to define launch strategy and manage product life cycle implications to demand and inventory
  • Ensure that the demand plan is effectively communicated to the supply chain as necessary
  • Review KPIs to proactively identify misalignment between sales & marketing plans, financial plans, and the demand plan, and seek consensus through the Executive Demand Review process
  • Partner with Marketing to understand relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
  • Achieve forecast accuracy metrics for the division
  • Lead the demand planning process including: short and long term sales & demand planning and process improvements
  • Serve as the primary contact for cross-functional business partners from the Division, and also serve as the primary contact for the Integrated Business Planning Manager and Plant Network
  • Participate in the development, modification and improvement of procedures, policies and processes within the organization
  • Support the implementation of ERP-based forecast systems, as well as reporting and continuous improvement of forecasting systems
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Finance/Accounting, or equivalent is required
  • At least 5-8 years of business experience and a minimum of 4 years in Marketing, Sales & Operations management, Supply Chain management, Financial Planning, or related fields are required
  • Experience with planning, order management and ERP/MRP computer systems is required. Prior experience with demand planning tools like Oracle Demantra, Demand Solutions or SteelWedge is preferred
  • Prior experience influencing across multiple teams/groups across an organization
  • A minimum of 2-4 years of supervisory experience is required
  • APICS certification is preferred. Must have understanding of end-to-end supply chain interactions and interdependencies
  • Knowledge of forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain
  • An understanding of the business operations is required
  • Strong people management skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with prior experience presenting to senior level executives is preferred
  • Strong analytical / quantitative skills, excellent communication, and demonstrated strength in interdependent partnering and team management
  • Ability for decision making, to work under time pressure, accuracy, prioritization and capacity to make good judgment on special situations
  • High sense of team work and customer service orientation
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Associate Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work closely with Manager/Director of Demand Planning department, supporting the relation with country affiliates and Commercial Organization such as BP&A and Global Supply Planning to build the necessary knowledge, processes, and cross functional collaboration to ensure a timely and accurately development and delivery of
  • A rolling 27month operational unit forecast for all regions, updated quarterly and monthly as necessary
  • A detailed new product introduction schedule with 2436 month horizon
  • Collaborate with Supply Planners to develop inventory strategies for existing items, new products, and product phase-in’s and phase-out’s
  • Support the quarterly sales and operations process (S&OP /Business Review/and Executive S&OP meetings) by conducting the necessary analysis and preparing the appropriate reports
  • High resistance to stress in a very fast paced environment
  • Ability to work at high and detail levels with tight deadlines
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Manager, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Understand customer inventory and sales reporting to drive meaningful analytics and reports for operators
  • Develop and load weekly customer sell-through forecast by SKU
  • Manage customer CPFR (Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment) process
  • Communicate and interacts with Retailer and internal Sales and Inventory group to create a detailed forecast
  • Perform weekly analyses on actual sales vs. projected demand and ensures constant improvement in all aspects of forecasting process
  • Provide direction to sourcing team on inventory purchases including replenishment orders, safety stock and target inventories for accessories
  • Proactively facilitates cross-functional management of market activities. Makes recommendations on actions needed in order to improve forecast accuracy
  • Identify trend gaps and opportunities within the business segment and communicate findings and offer solutions to senior management
  • Clear and constant interaction with Sourcing team with the goal of insuring that Suppliers are meeting requested delivery dates on purchase orders
  • Attend CPFR weekly/monthly meeting chaired by the sourcing team members
  • 5+ years of experience in Materials Management/Supply Chain Planning
  • 5+ years experience in forecasting, financial analysis, demand planning
  • Experience with commercial software computer applications for DSB
  • Bachelors degree (MBA/Masters preferred) or APICs qualified in Business Analytics or Supply Chain Analytics
  • Excellent relationship skills
  • Some experience with Data Warehouses preferred
  • Ability to engage all organization levels
  • Knowledge of procurement practices including data to support Vendor Relationship Management preferred