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5159 White Land
Detroit
MI
5159 White Land
Detroit
MI
Experience Experience
07/2014 – present
Boston, MA
Demand Planner / Senior Demand Planner
Boston, MA
Demand Planner / Senior Demand Planner
07/2014 – present
Boston, MA
Demand Planner / Senior Demand Planner
07/2014 – present
  • Write all orders shipping to the customer (turn, seasonal, and/or promotion) to maximize performance against internal and customer-driven goals
  • Develop/maintain statistical safety stock strategy utilizing inventory optimization tools
  • Capacity to work within multiple internal and external information systems including, but not limited to, SAP, Manugistics, and customer-specific systems
  • Capacity to analyze customer-specific data and reporting vehicles
  • Proactively develop others within the planning organization through the sharing of best demonstrated processes and knowledge transference. Provide cross functional leadership across departments to solve for demand related issues caused by forecast error, demand constraints, unplanned promotional opportunities, etc
  • As the Commercial / Supply Interface, individual will provide Sales and Operations teams with timely analysis, guidance, and decision-making to ensure that the supply chain is in the best position to execute the demand plan generated from the total operational forecast. This includes generating and publishing to key stakeholders, monthly and weekly demand forecasts, including clear identification of assumptions highlighting significant changes since release of previous report
  • Maintain forecasting system models, history, alerts, and system data integrity to ensure the publication of a 104 week operational forecast by item by distribution center in SAP APO DP / JDA Manugistics systems. Manage timely new item and version change setups. Manage customer specific systems and tools integration with the forecasting system
05/2008 – 04/2014
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Demand Planner Analyst
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Demand Planner Analyst
05/2008 – 04/2014
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Demand Planner Analyst
05/2008 – 04/2014
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, evaluate forecast results, and create demand plans
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions
  • Coordinate reporting activities for the demand planning team including - consolidating historical and forecast data from multiple ERP systems and forecasting projects, cashing-up forecasts, operational metrics, etc
  • Provide input to the supply planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Work closely with the factory and supply management team to ensure Demand and Supply Plans are aligned to meet business goals
  • Assist in driving continuous improvement to all elements of the SIOP process
  • Improve the Forecasting tool throughout the SIOP cycle to ensure world class SIOP
07/2004 – 03/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Demand Planner
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Demand Planner
07/2004 – 03/2008
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Demand Planner
07/2004 – 03/2008
  • To work with our commercial teams to understand promotion plans in detail and to make sure these plans are executed as planned all along the supply chain
  • Provides system support around forecasting setup, maintenance, and general product hierarchy and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Work with IT groups to improve quality of incoming data and to improve automation of data into various analysis systems
  • Define, manage, and continually improve the project demand management process globally across the Honeywell GP&H and PT&E businesses
  • Work closely with the business, sales, supply chain, operations and distribution personnel to improve overall supply chain from improved demand signals
  • Assist Sales Management, Category Management, and Finance in the creation and validation of annual operating budget
  • Develop, maintain and manage sell-thru reporting process and look for ways to improve data collection
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Howard University
Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Skills Skills
  • Highly self-motivated individual with a solid attention to detail
  • JDA Collaborate highly desirable – any experience in an S&OP model
  • Product and replenishment segmentation knowledge helpful. Ability to plan in a multi-dimensional model
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to consolidate complex information, interpret & construct straightforward plans
  • This candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to do analysis of tradeoffs between business objectives - ability to think systemically
  • Strong capability of problem solving, negotiation & solutions orientation
  • Analytical mind comfortable developing data scenarios, variance analyses, causal (basic) models
  • Proficiency using technology tools that enable demand planning and reporting
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally and to team manage multiple projects and priorities
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Senior Demand Planner, Region Resume Examples & Samples

  • Requires 8+ years of professional experience and mastery of relevant technical or business skills required to accomplish the job
  • Superior forecasting skills
  • Proactive and assertive in follow-through with colleagues and business partners, including a high degree of self-direction
  • The ability to apply experience and knowledge to provide creative solutions to problems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise business communication
  • The ability to speak in front of groups of varying sizes and levels within the company
  • Experience in key supply chain functions including sales forecasting, material requirements, master production schedules, production planning, manufacturing, inbound and outbound logistics, and distribution
  • Experience using information systems associated with demand and supply planning
  • Significant experience using Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets, charts and pivot tables; proficiency with functions such as sumif, vlookup, etc
  • Moderate experience using Microsoft Access, including creating queries, table joins, creating simple reports
  • Experience in Retail Buying or Planning
  • Experience in Wholesale Apparel and/or Footwear
  • Experience in Demand Planning systems and tools
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensure Sales & Marketing teams are addressing the gaps between baseline forecasts and Operating Plan
  • Manage the inclusion of Regional and Local activities into the Demand Planning process through assumptions alignment and the Quest process
  • Coordinate and lead the monthly demand planning cycle for the Unit including the Marketing Review and Forecast Review
  • Monitor and drive focused improvements in forecast accuracy and bias in collaboration with Sales & Marketing teams
  • Provide accurate product level demand visibility to Supply in support of new products / activities
  • Communications with Supply, Customer Service and Sales & Marketing to reconcile adjustments to planned requirements in support of changing demand
  • Support the demand planning cycle working in close partnership with the Unit S&OP+ Leaders and Sales & Marketing teams
  • Drive continuous improvement in demand planning policies, procedures, systems and metrics
  • Support and leverage the Demand Planning systems and tools to deliver demand planning process improvements
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Business/Management/Supply Chain; Masters is a distinct advantage
  • Certification in APICS, IBF or other supply chain specific programs also preferred
  • 5 years demand planning / supply chain related experience
  • Experience of S&OP+ / Integrated Business Planning processes
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Build seasonal and monthly demand forecasts at style-color level based on strategic category revenue and profitability goals, market conditions and opportunities, advertising plans, customer bookings and sell-through, category cancellation trends, account door profiles and growth plans. The demand plan is the input for the finished goods flow plan maintained by the Supply Planner
  • Provide on-going reconciliation of the style forecast to the financial targets
  • Help management improve the forecasting model and process, through in-depth analysis of inputs to the forecast
  • Serve as a training resource to other Demand Planners
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creation and usage of demand models based on the type of demand for products and businesses
  • Compare demand plans to business and financial plans to determine gaps. Recommend supply chain execution to support the risks and opportunities of these gaps in the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • Understand, facilitate and champion S&OP process within the enterprise
  • Use sales, marketing information, sometimes confidential to drive demand plans
  • Working knowledge of project management skills in a planning function to create project plans with interdependencies
  • Preferred BA/BS degree, APICS certification and knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and/or other Supply Chain Planning or Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Ability to mentor and support demand planners in resolving issues in the organization
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Owner of the demand planning process
  • In charge of the whole forecast of the Brand (Baseline, Promos and Launches)
  • Responsible for building models in the forecasting system for all basics forecasts
  • Works closely with sales and marketing to build launch and promotions forecasts
  • Presents and challenges the global forecast in the validation meeting and ensures it is in line with Finance targets
  • Build and optimize the procurement plan from local and international suppliers in order to minimise stock holding whilst safeguarding service level
  • Indirect-Manage a supply planning team responsible for the perfect execution and supply planning of launches
  • Responsible for all logistic KPIs (stock, SLOBs, Service rate, Forecast accuracy, catalogue optimization, call-off optimization, launch perfect execution
  • Indirect-Manage launches, promotions and One Shots execution to Point of Sales
  • Several logistic projects involving international and local teams
  • Experience of Forecasting / Demand Planning
  • Knowledge of Statistical models
  • Results oriented can-do attitude
  • A flexible approach to problem solving
  • Strong in MS Office packages but particularly Excel
  • Analytical approach and attention to detail
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at a variety of levels
  • Experience of Demand Planning
  • Passion for supply chain
  • Sensitivity to the Beauty and / or Luxury metier
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Senior Demand Planner, Cpfr Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead cross functional efforts to drive growth in North America AR offerings and improvements in North America AR forecasting.Including Key Account accuracy
  • Ensure alignment and reporting of channel level forecasts against North America financial targets
  • Review current and future AR forecasts, consumption and adjust to improve forecast accuracy and reduce forecast bias
  • Manage and reconcile AR Plans and Seasonal Plans through Post-Bookings Reviews through collaboration with Sales and Sales Planning
  • Review & leverage POS and inventory information to understand opportunities, improve forecast accuracy and work effectively with both internal sales teammates and customer replenishment teams
  • Manage statistically based forecast for AR items using Logility Demand Planning system based on in store selling, account inventory levels, order history, shipment history and company growth goals
  • Planner is held responsible and accountable to own the process and empower self to make decisions in a timely manner
  • Experience in Logility Demand Planning
  • Knowledge of SAP, Logility or other advanced planning systems
  • 1-3 years experience in forecasting, buying, replinshment, finance or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience analyzing complex data and interpreting and summarizing findings into concise summaries
  • Project Management, Planning and Forecasting Experience
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Senior Demand Planner, Demand Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create and provide the analysis to improve forecast accuracy including ranging, intro month
  • Provide statistical forecasting as another viewpoint
  • Ensure the accuracy of the Demand Planning Forecast Data
  • Interpersonal skills (e.g., relationship management, facilitation)
  • Methodological skills (e.g., data analysis, trend forecasting)
  • Fluent in Japanese. Proficiency in written English
  • Demand planning experience within large sales organisation
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor degree with at least 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Demand Planning Skills with experience of working for affiliate level
  • Good leadership & communication skills
  • 4~5 years experience within the Supply Chain or Sales Planning process areas preferred
  • Experience of using system ; SAP – APL will be plus
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drive improvements in forecast accuracy by developing KPI’s, analyzing and tracking KPI results, and recommending forecasting policies and procedures
  • Participate and provide analysis to help drive line planning
  • Build and maintain customer profiles including reorder and cancel patterns, door growth, direct ship volumes, assortments, etc
  • Provide analysis, information and recommendations of opportunities to the Merchandising team
  • Participate in line planning meetings
  • Contribute to the smooth flow of information and efficient operation of the organization by maintaining positive, open lines of communication with all company management and staff, other departments and other office locations
  • Responsible for providing training or leadership for team members, and planning and assigning personnel to projects or tasks. May assist with the review and evaluation of personnel
  • Interactions with others focus on information exchange and problem solving
  • Discussions will frequently involve confidential forecasts and other non-public and/or sensitive company information
  • Incumbent will be considered a company insider and subject to the company’s insider trading policy
  • Communication often involves subjects of a technical nature
  • Incumbent usually initiates contacts on his/her own with 50% being by phone/email and the remainder via face-to-face interaction
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Works closely with sales and marketing to build launch and promotions forecasts for UKI
  • To work with our commercial teams to understand promotion plans in detail and to make sure these plans are executed as planned all along the supply chain
  • Build and optimise the procurement plan from local and international suppliers in order to minimise stock holding whilst safeguarding service level
  • To create and maximize the information flow between the customer and Luxe to ensure on shelf availability for both basic and promo/launches
  • Responsible for all logistic KPIs (Forecast Accuracy, stock, SLOBs, Service rate, catalogue optimization, call-off optimization, launch perfect execution
  • Manage launches, promotions and One Shots
  • SAP key user
  • Thorough understanding of the L’Oréal Supply Chain
  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Comfortable dealing with and influencing people at all levels across the business
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demand planning improvement comes with your efforts to build stronger integration on planning to inventory and supply planning peers, so that demand variances are proactively managed upstream and potential customer service impact (e.g., re-forecasting) is more positively impacted
  • You will assure timely and accurate communication of monthly, weekly, and statistical adjusted forecasts using advanced planning software (JDA)
  • Build and develop a set of forecasting analysts that consistently meet or exceed expectations by developing and assuring compliance with standard operating procedures, ensuring appropriate training and feedback, and increasing the commercial aptitude. Through this action, you will set benchmarks and milestones in planning
  • Lead and influence demand planning strategies in order to maximize customer fill rates, minimize distressed sales (vendor allowances), and minimize inventory redistribution due to forecast error, and decrease forecast variances which negatively impact supply planning. Build the appropriate mix of demand planning approaches with product and lifecycle segmentation, use of point of sale (POS) data, and attribution
  • Improve core+ product planning through more effective application of statistical models to the right attributes
  • Set measurable goals, monitor forecast error and develop action plans to improve color/style, sub-class, category, and sales channel forecast at both the account and distribution center (DC) level
  • Drive the monthly demand and supply consensus review process (as part of integrated business planning, IBP). Provide to team and process the full complement of data, inputs, and analysis. Coordinate the right balancing to maintain both front-end (fill rates, service, sales) goals and back-end (supply chain costs, lead times)
  • Work closely with customer service and fulfilment to ensure order book adheres to forecast expectations and buying calendar rules. Provide necessary insight into sales strategies that relate to order fulfillment
  • Engage and build upon key relationships with sales, operations, supply planning and finance to assure accurate and timely forecast inputs and a more optimized order fulfillment model
  • Own the monthly collaboration process with sales and customer. Build this framework and needed business, data process
  • Support the needed enhancements that are required in the JDA tools through the established governance process
  • Analyze historical demand, filter out outliers/exceptions, identify the most appropriate statistical forecasting algorithm, develop base plan, understand variance, propose improvement opportunities, communicate agreements, incorporate demand signal into forecast
  • 5-7 years professional experience, with a minimum of 7 in supply chain, business planning, or operations
  • 2-4 years’ experience with a leading forecasting solution / tool such as JDA Demand, i2 Demand, SAP APO, Manugistics, Logility Demand, Steelwedge, Kinaxis, Oracle
  • Experience in collaborative or integrated planning process required
  • JDA Collaborate highly desirable
  • APICS certification not required but highly valued
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Vans Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work/communicate with all levels of the organization to reach
  • Consensus decisions
  • Ability to understand, assess and resolve problems by using technical and
  • Proficient PC skills. Advanced Excel skills a must
  • Exposure to SAP, SAP Business Explorer (data warehouse) and Brio query tool a plus
  • Exposure to Logility and/or APO forecasting software a plus
  • 5-10% travel may be required for training purposes
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • This role is expected to continuously root cause and improve the demand planning process and toolset working with the GBU Operations team to increase the accuracy, effectiveness and timeliness to achieve its forecast accuracy goal of 70%
  • Build relationships; learn/understand drivers/levers for demand changes with Finance, Sales, Marketing and Operations
  • Provide necessary training to internal stakeholders in all aspects of demand management, forecasting and other processes affecting demand planning
  • Develop and deliver messaging to Sales, customers and others within the Embedded Business Unit on the concepts and best practices of demand management and collaboration
  • Take responsibility and demonstrate authority for accuracy and reporting of demand planning and related inputs
  • Be the champion and lead in building strong Sales, Marketing, and customer partnerships as it relates to demand planning using best practices and technology
  • Drive efficient use of time in the business through good organization, and excellent oral & written communication
  • Work closely with all parts of the organization internal and external as an active team member and leader
  • Recommend and participate in process improvement activities
  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Business, Operations Management, or Supply Chain Management
  • 5 years Customer Operations or Demand Planning experience or 3 years with an MBA
  • Direct experience interfacing with customers in a leadership role
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including but not limited to pivots, macros, modeling, advanced formulas, and linking
  • Proven independent thinker/action taker, while balancing team player requirements
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills including data evaluation, identification, solution development and implementation
  • Leader with the ability to clearly articulate ideas and concepts through exceptional written and verbal communication. Creative and effective use of Microsoft PowerPoint essential
  • Advanced understanding of Demand Planning best practices with a track record of ongoing development
  • Ability to present to AMD Customers, and AMD Director and Vice President level executives
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally and to team manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Understanding of High-Technology planning & supply chain organizations
  • Direct experience with Demand Planning tools and ERP packages- + 3 years
  • Knowledge of financial principles
  • Demand Planning within an embedded semiconductor business
  • Semiconductor industry experience
  • Advanced experience creating models, queries and reports with databases including Access and SQL
  • Experience with quality management tools and statistical analysis methods & tools
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Owns and facilitates monthly S&OP forecast consensus process
  • Strong collaboration and influence management skills as evident by cross functional alignment and delivery of initiatives
  • Collaborate with key partners in sales, brand, supply chain, and finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs
  • Systematically identify and work to reconcile discrepancies and close gaps among inputs on an ongoing basis
  • Track weekly/monthly forecast error results versus established targets and identify and report on root cause for forecast misses
  • Assume a lead role in the use of APO Demand Planning and SAS applications
  • Mentor other or new demand planners. Work across peer group to lead and participate in major process improvement activities
  • Support ongoing improvements in APO DP and other systems
  • Strong analytical skills and some statistical knowledge
  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration and leadership skills
  • Ideally 3-5 years consumer products forecasting and/or supply chain operations experience
  • Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures, customer planning and/or supply planning
  • Experience with or knowledge of IRI, Retail Link, and other external customer data sources
  • Experience in leading projects – strong project management skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite of tools
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop short-term (1-3 months) and long-term (18 months) forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation
  • Review historical sales trends, research different demand drivers and assumptions, develop statistical forecast models
  • Analyze sales forecast accuracy with root causes and taking appropriate actions
  • Interact with sales, marketing and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Lead S&OP process to deliver accurate forecast and alignment between functions
  • Contribute to overall planning team activities to deliver best service with optimal cost with help of high sales forecast accuracy
  • Higher education
  • 2-3 years in demand planning area or customer demand planning (in KA - an advantage) in FMCG
  • Understanding of Key Accounts Sell-in specifics, promo pre- and post-evaluation process
  • Understanding of Distributors Sell-in specifics, translation from Sell-out to Sell-in
  • Strong understanding of S&OP process
  • Strong Excel and Access skills
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong analytical ability, detail oriented
  • Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity
  • Drive for process improvement & ability to perform root cause analysis
  • Ability to get insights out of numerous facts and assumptions from different functions
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of 4 years business experience required, including 2 years of experience in the area of supply chain management or supporting supply chain preferably manufacturing, distribution, customer service and/or planning is required
  • Strong knowledge of Excel is required
  • Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Intermediate knowledge of SAP is preferred
  • Candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication (written and verbal) and influencing skills, as well as the ability to manage and successfully meet goals and objectives related to customer service, inventory levels in context of the Sales & Operational Planning process
  • Candidate will have the ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives and work independently while demonstrating initiative
  • The ability to work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist is also required.Inventory Planning/Control
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demand planning science particular emphasis on (a) statistical, pattern, or attribution analysis, (b)
  • Must have good negotiating and influencing skills and ability to resolve problems and conflicting priorities
  • Advanced planning supply chain software experience, JDA Demand tool recommended but not required, like systems such as SAP APO, Kinaxis, Logility, Manugistics, Oracle advanced planning, Steelwedge
  • Organizational aptitude, skills in knowing which functions perform what tasks and how to approach them
  • Analytical mind comfortable developing data scenarios, variance analyses, causal (basic) models
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 3-6 years experience in demand planning with any one of the following strong associations: business planning, inventory management, commercial or financial analysis, operations, product planning, or distribution
  • Database and advanced MS Excel
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead forecasting practice of fashion workflow, including color/style concept development and tracking, prior season productivity analysis, and establishment of planning rules associated to such product types
  • Measure, analyze, and report key process metrics and monitor adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Complete hindsight of all program launches, learn from each to alter launches for the future
  • Must have good negotiating and influencing skills and ability to resolve conflict and multiple priorities
  • Know the supply and production process
  • Ensure alignment of Demand Forecast with Sales Estimate and/or provide reconciliation and analysis of variance so that Director of Demand Planning can effectively prepare Management Review for integrated business planning
  • 5 years experience with any one of the following: planning, inventory management, commercial analysis, operations, buying/procurement, financial analysis, and/or logistics/distribution
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensuring the forecast process is adhered to by all cross functional team members by following identified forecast principles
  • Maintaining and entering forecast information in forecasting software, including the understanding and necessary management of statistical forecasting models and variables
  • Understanding consumption/shipment trends and category dynamics to support and endorse total volume forecast
  • Adhering to forecasting best practices and supporting Supply Chain continuous improvement
  • Leading the monthly consensus process for the item/brand/equity for which they are responsible
  • Preparing and presenting various analyses of forecast performance of business unit to management upon request
  • Creating, developing and producing demand forecasts. Reviewing historical sales trends and marketing, sales and financial forecasts; preparing forecast data; and evaluating forecast results
  • Analyzing internal demand stream information, and categorizing according to demand patterns. On occasion imputing sales/marketing intelligence for each operating unit for use in forecast systems, working with sales organization(s), national sales accounts, marketing, and related forecasting and planning groups
  • Providing direction and motiving Demand Planners
  • Interacting and communicating with sales, marketing, finance, purchasing, supply planning and other departments as appropriate to obtain current and accurate information
  • Presenting to teams, departments, customers, and/or sales teams
  • Providing timely updates and analysis to Supply Chain partners to identify scenario planning opportunities
  • Communicating fully with supervisors and others who have a need to know. Providing information without being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicating in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive
  • Making recommendation and delivering proposals of new concepts, techniques, and standards
  • Overseeing the training and work of planner and being the expert with the Demand planning field
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field (IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Statistics) and substantial demonstrated work experience in logistics, demand planning/forecasting, supply planning, or supply chain related areas OR HS Diploma/GED and extensive work experience in logistics, demand planning/forecasting, supply planning, or supply chain related areas
  • Understanding of the supply/demand planning business drivers, organization structures and key metrics
  • Detailed understanding of the objectives of the advanced forecasting and planning functions
  • High proficiency working with SAP or similar database application technology required
  • Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Access or similar software with the proven ability to manipulate data
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, technical, analytical and leadership skills are essential
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage the monthly customer and product forecasts incorporating Sales and Marketing information, concentrating on both short-term and long-term planning intervals
  • Lead Demand Validation meetings and participation in Supply Planning meetings as part of the overall Sales and Operational Planning process
  • Preparation and analysis of performance reports including forecast accuracy, maintenance/management of the APO Demand Planning Systems steering tables, ABCXYZ classification analysis, and the selection and use of statistical models for forecast development using historical sales trends
  • Drive direct customer interaction with key customers to improve forecast accuracy and collaboration on systematic processes
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Finance to understand demand forecast drivers, align forecast with sales plans, review financial targets, and analyze customer demand drivers
  • Organize and lead Global Demand Planning Community meetings for knowledge exchange regarding new forecasting tools, best practices, insights, training, and process improvements
  • Liaise with Regional Demand Planning Business Application Managers/demand planners to ensure consistency and continuous improvement in demand planning and support S&OP governance team
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review sales plans , sales budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales
  • Provide input to volume planning ( Latest Estimates / annual process)
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process
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Converse Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze historical sales & market trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, and develop statistical forecast models
  • Collaborate with Sales, Business Planning, Merchandising, and Marketing to understand demand forecast drivers, ensuring that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Provide updates to stakeholders on plan requirements and conditions, specifically indicating risk decisions in plan
  • Monitor business activity to evaluate forecast results, recommend corrective action where necessary
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated Sales and Business Planning assumptions
  • Develop forecast accuracy measures to understand forecast error and promptly propose direct, corrective actions to resolve & correct error, and provide greater future accuracy
  • Through analytical thought, create predictive statistical models in SAP/Flex Planning, answering “what will happen next?” scenarios
  • Provide direction on regional alignment tactics with long-term strategic brand plans
  • Display critical thinking skills to analyze & interpret large volumes of cross-functional data to develop fact-based business assumptions, that influence the consensus through effective communication
  • 5-10 years related experience in forecasting, purchasing, or planning, with a knowledge of life cycle & inventory management
  • Experience with formal S&OP processes and knowledge of SAP, BI, BW or other forecasting software related to demand planning desired
  • Forecasting/inventory management experience
  • Must have excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are essential. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the business
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze and forecast requirements for accounts/product category
  • Participate in the S&OP process and meetings
  • Seamless communication of demand challenges within the organization
  • Prepare demand analysis and present to stakeholders
  • Assigned projects to support demand analysis, S&OP and supply chain organization
  • Experience with Demand Planning short life cycle products a plus
  • Strong system skills: Experience with SAP, APO, and Excel preferred
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, maintain and own the primary relationship with your assigned customer’s replenishment team
  • Work closely with the Customer’s replenishment team to develop forecasts
  • Compare forecasts to financial budgets, and be able to explain variances
  • Monitor Channel Inventory and key customer in-stock levels, and ensure we are meeting customer goals
  • Work closely with the Customer’s replenishment team to reduce channel inventory risks and develop plans to increase velocity of any skus identified as risks
  • Analyze factors that impact demand for Belkin products (i.e. category trends, promotions and events, competitive products, and seasonality)
  • Analyze buying patterns of key customers and predict how they will react to promotions and events
  • In partnership with the Sales team, use promotion event post-audit data to analyze the effectiveness of promotions and advise management
  • Prepare reports as requested
  • Fulfill responsibilities under ISO 9001 and 14001; understand and fully support IS0 system
  • Understand and follow company rules and regulations
  • Bachelor degree in Business curriculum, or equivalent experience
  • Preferred 5+ years’ experience in Demand Planning, preferably in consumer products or retail industries
  • Detail oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with the demand planning and ERP systems is a “plus”
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Senior Demand Planner, Project Team-pvh Corp Resume Examples & Samples

  • Product and replenishment segmentation knowledge helpful. Ability to plan in a multi-dimensional model
  • Demonstrate proficiency in fostering teamwork and like experiences with continuous learning and/or training
  • Several years experience with a leading advanced planning solution / tool such as JDA Demand, SAP APO, Manugistics, Logility Demand, Steelwedge, Kinaxis, Oracle Planning
  • Consumer products company, preferred, fast moving consumer goods in multi-channel business highly desirable, some direct planning experience with seasonal or new product environments
  • JDA Collaborate highly desirable – any experience in an S&OP model a plus
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Define, manage, and continually improve the project demand management process globally across the Honeywell GP&H and PT&E businesses
  • Coordinate with Supply Planning Leader managing global Manpower requirements
  • Coordinate with plant and global supply planners to support OTTR, inventory goals and other relevant KPIs
  • Maintain consensus forecasts with business for 18 month periods to support the Sales/Inventory/Operations Planning process (SIOP)
  • Lead Demand Planning meetings in the creation of a consensus based unconstrained plan and document demand drivers and assignable causes to demand changes each period. Implement forecast accuracy KPIs
  • Lead tracking of critical shipments of manufactured materials for GP&H and coordinate communication of supply issues
  • Ensure regular review of the Product portfolio including lifecycle management and product segmentation and SKU rationalization
  • Minimum 3+ years experience in demand planning and/or supply planning within an integrated ERP system (preferably SAP/APO)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or related field is required
  • Experience in an Engineer to Order, project-based environment
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical skills in data warehouse systems (BI/BO), Excel and/or Access
  • Experience in International business
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and build teamwork to accomplish business objectives
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyse trends and promotional volumes to make adjustments and recommendations where necessary
  • Monitor and manager in transit stock and safety stock requirements. Effectively manage inventory
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and work with sales and marketing teams to ensure optimum decision making and reaction to potential issues
  • Graduate with supply chain or production planning experience within an FMCG
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to consolidate complex information, interpret & construct straightforward plans
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Adhering to forecast cycle process and developing and publishing all forecast documents on schedule, complete, and with supporting details for your assigned customer base
  • Monitoring forecast to inventory intake with a view to minimize material exposure risk and maximize short lead-time opportunistic sales
  • Distributing the sales forecasting package, including templates, relative data points, summary of key transitions, historical information, previous forecasts, and forecast accuracy data
  • Maintaining the database of forecast changes, which includes internal, customer, and sales management changes and adjustments
  • Striving for the most accurate forecast possible using MAPE and effectively & diplomatically challenging forecast assumptions and input, with data and analysis
  • Understanding and staying current on product transition timing and strategies, ensuring that transition expectations are communicated via a forecast assumption package, and following up with the submitted forecast for alignment
  • Supporting the development of tools and models to automate and improve demand planning processes
  • Reporting monthly unconstrained preliminary and final forecasts, weekly revenue forecast analysis, and key account information
  • Management of CPFR process and weekly meeting lead for given segments of Lexar regional customer base
  • At least 5 or more years of experience in a demand planning role, preferably in high volume, high mix business
  • Have confidence to work under their own initiative to independently determine the best methods for delivering project / work objectives
  • Confidence and diplomatic skills to challenge ideas and actions that are outside the company norms
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in demand planning and sales forecasting processes
  • Detailed analytical experience using data to negotiate with stakeholders and executives and to streamline processes and drive decisions
  • The ability to balance analytical data with real business situations
  • The ability to be a focused self-starter with a history of demonstrated initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast moving environment with an unparalleled detailed focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated verbal and non-verbal communication skills with senior levels of management
  • The ability to summarize and present data using a level of detail that is appropriate for the audience
  • The ability to be efficient and accurate in data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Exceptional MS Excel skills with the ability to build detailed data-sets and models, create complex pivots, lookups, embedded if statements, goal seek, etc. (Required)
  • SAP APO-DP experience (Preferred) and experience with using Forecast Pro
  • Two to three years of experience in consumer electronics, retail, and/or distributor segments. (Preferred)
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3-5 years of Demand Planning or relevant Supply Chain experience
  • Ability to utilize quantitative and analytical skills to assess business situations and solve problems
  • Strong knowledge of forecasting and forecast analysis techniques along with their financial and operational impacts
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Detail oriented with the ability to analyze and understand a large volume of data
  • Working experience in cross-functional teams
  • Willing to travel as needed to support the business plans (less than 10% of the time)
  • Experience in SAP R/3, APO, BW preferred
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Demand Planner / Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop accurate demand forecasts of all line items for their accountable segment of the business by using a combination of statistical forecasting integrated with insights gained via partnering with Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance departments. Ensure consistent integration into the forecast of customer insights, base business trends, merchandising promotional plans, new item volumes, plan-o-gram changes and seasonal volume with the goal of reducing working capital and minimizing forecast error. Work cross functionally toward continuous improvement of forecast accuracy and improve the error rate below targeted levels of Weighted Mean Absolute Percentage Error (WMAPE) and Bias
  • Write all orders shipping to the customer (turn, seasonal, and/or promotion) to maximize performance against internal and customer-driven goals
  • Analyze, maintain, and modify key item-level system replenishment settings such as minimum ship quantity and shipment increment
  • Develop/maintain statistical safety stock strategy utilizing inventory optimization tools
  • Maintain forecasting system models, history, alerts, and system data integrity to ensure the publication of a 104 week operational forecast by item by distribution center in SAP APO DP / JDA Manugistics systems. Manage timely new item and version change setups. Manage customer specific systems and tools integration with the forecasting system
  • As the Commercial / Supply Interface, individual will provide Sales and Operations teams with timely analysis, guidance, and decision-making to ensure that the supply chain is in the best position to execute the demand plan generated from the total operational forecast. This includes generating and publishing to key stakeholders, monthly and weekly demand forecasts, including clear identification of assumptions highlighting significant changes since release of previous report
  • Planners with Key Account responsibility will maintain accountability for specific Customer focused metrics, including Customer Case Fill, Customer Service Levels, Planned Arrival Accuracy, Customer Inventory Levels, Customer Inventory Turns, and provide packtype / brand analysis for customer level forecasts to validate alignment with CSE expectations and customer retail performance
  • Provide input to support monthly IBM Demand meetings and incorporate IBM feedback to improve forecasting process. Provide documented insights into forecast changes, growth rates, promotions, distribution changes, and customer insights as well as supporting points for the current brand/packtype forecasts. Perform ad hoc analyses, as required, in support of contingency planning
  • Proactively develop others within the planning organization through the sharing of best demonstrated processes and knowledge transference. Provide cross functional leadership across departments to solve for demand related issues caused by forecast error, demand constraints, unplanned promotional opportunities, etc
  • In addition to position-specific work, as outlined above, the Demand Planner will act as a lead on special projects, providing leadership as a functional expert to represent Demand Planning needs. The teams will include (but not be limited to): seasonal teams, new product launch teams, and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Capacity to work within multiple internal and external information systems including, but not limited to, SAP, Manugistics, and customer-specific systems
  • Proficient in understanding of fundamental business management and supply chain principles and concepts
  • Thorough understanding of key internal and external order fulfillment processes
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Access and Excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners at all levels
  • Ability to implement and execute forecasts and sales plans
  • Capacity to analyze customer-specific data and reporting vehicles
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, relationship management
  • Ability to make effective cost vs. service decisions when ordering
  • Takes initiative on resolving VMI issues proactively
  • Adaptive to fast and continuous change
  • Proficient ability to identify and evaluate opportunities (increase service levels/turns, enhance logistic efficiencies) and recommend solutions internally
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 4) Co-ordinate , follow up and rescheduling on products related activities to ensure smooth delivery goods to customers and the optimum level of inventory holdings
  • 5) Monitor stock levels, reduce and promote the slow moving products
  • 6) Work with supply planner to allocate stock to different customers
  • 7) Timely support on inventory and backlog report , work with manager and global planning team for project optimation
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Direct responsibility for the management of a consensus enterprise forecast for assigned brands and business units
  • Thorough management of Excess and Obsolete stock
  • The joint development of inventory strategies with Manufacturing, using accuracy statistics, forecast variability, and estimated risk to forecast projections
  • Evaluation of consumer and trade promotion activities to establish meaningful projections of future promotions
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Planning, analytical assessment, or process management related
  • ERP/demand planning systems experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 8 years + experience in demand planning
  • Master’s degree a plus in business, supply chain management, or related
  • Ability to effectively manage shifting priorities in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work and multitask in a dynamic, team environment
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Expert in Excel, & proficient in Word, Power Point, and Outlook
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 40%- Own and drive forecast accuracy for the Americas region. Ensure and facilitate the collection of input from the commercial team (ongoing feedback, contract updates that come through SalesForce.com or email), supply chain planners and production schedulers for customer behaviors update SAP accordingly, as well as make recommendations to stat model/sales overrides. Double-check SAP forecasts with statistical modeling and customer business knowledge. Design and innovate reports that bring visibility to forecast accuracy, key deviations, trends in run rate, bias and multiple levels of forecast accuracy and further collaborate with Commercial to improve forecast accuracy and reduce bias. Report Demand Planning metrics via supply chain scorecard. Innovate reporting and communication to address the needs of the business and continue to improve the forecast accuracy. Drive demand planning process improvement with the commercial team by proactively providing insights to the market, addressing behavioral patterns in forecasting and escalating issues to lead change. Enable processes to challenge forecast input to ensure appropriate assumptions and drivers behind forecast updates; align demand planning discussions, processes and information flows to facilitate the best picture of demand signals that impact the Americas region
  • 30%- Drive and facilitate process improvements regarding demand planning throughout the AMCAS region. These areas could include (but not limited to) ERP (implementation, migration, etc), Integrated Business Planning / Sales & Operations Planning, demand planning (local or global), analytics, reporting, change management, commercial alignment, visual presentation of data
  • 25%- Drive innovation and improvement in the Sales and Operations Planning / Integrated Business Planning Process for CTS-Americas product lines. Provide analysis and input for Demand Review including cycle to cycle changes and drivers; facilitate monthly Demand Reviews with Product Line/Sales teams to drive to customer behavior insights as well as root cause of cycle to cycle changes and consensus the unconstrained demand plan. Work with supply chain planners to understand capacity impacts to review over-forecast requests and create/execute allocation plans. Improve processes as needed
  • 5%- Other duties as assigned
  • 5+ years experience in either Demand Planning, Supply Chain Planning, Business Analytics and/or SAP/APO
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to influence indirect-reprting colleagues without authority and to challenge/innovate/change
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and act with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to identify and communicate information required to make sound business decisions across many functions
  • Aggressively ensures adherence to established business processes
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complete, in depth understanding of all aspects of the supply chain process including planning, inventory turns, supply chain cost and service levels
  • Strong communication skills across functions in multiple levels of the organization
  • Ability to do analysis of tradeoffs between business objectives - ability to think systemically
  • Strong capability of problem solving, negotiation & solutions orientation
  • Ability to work and make decision independently
  • Embraces change, challenges status quo and makes recommendations for improvements to products and processes. Creates tools that help simplify job tasks and shares these with others
  • Requires the ability to influence the thinking of, or gain acceptance of, others in critical situations
  • Dedicated and operational flexible
  • Passions to engage in initiatives/projects with broad scope across functions
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Appropriate challenge the sales and marketing assumptions when any significant deviations occur between the demand-based revenue plan and the business plans
  • Represent the Americas' Demand Planning during the monthly Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • Oversee and report on Product Lifecycle Management to include New Product Introduction (NPI) and End of Life (EOL) process status
  • Be the partner to all departments to specifically be the go-to person for sales and planning
  • 5+ years of experience in: planning, demand forecasting; inventory management, allocation or replenishment; financial planning or financial analysis experience
  • Must have experience managing large SKU base across multiple distribution centers
  • Think strategically; strong problem-solving and analytical skills; strong mathematical and forecasting skills
  • Makes decisions with limited information but also able to synthesize large quantities of data to drive business decisions
  • Knowledge of SAP R/3, Logility and/or SAP Business Warehouse; advanced data mining skills preferred
  • Proven ability to participate, support and provide appropriate analysis for internal and external executive discussions to drive continuous improvement in business results and processes
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Devise accurate, timely, and detailed demand plans based upon forecast, current inventory targets, replenishment lead-time and master data settings in order to proactively align cross functional resources required to support needs of automotive OE environment
  • Develop and enable appropriate demand planning/forecasting techniques (i.e. MAPE) and data analytics to highlight demand patterns, minimize forecast error, and translate impact to overall business
  • Highlight critical forecast changes against key items and communicate to impacted groups in order to enable quick reaction time and maximization of resources across the value chain
  • Lead cross functional consensus meetings in order to share demand patterns, highlight critical forecast changes, establish priorities while balancing cost, service, inventory elements of the BU
  • Develop and maintain a database highlighting forecast changes relative to internal, customer, and sales management areas while identifying areas of opportunity
  • Develop and standardize demand planning / forecasting package to be distributed to key constituencies across the business
  • Improve processes related to materials and information flow between supply chain departments and business partners
  • Embody the Tenneco 10 shared values (Accountability, Health and Safety, Innovation, Integrity, Passion and a Sense of Urgency, Perseverance, Results Oriented, Teamwork, Transparency and Trust)
  • Business related Bachelor’s degree required with a strong preference for concentration in Supply Chain Management or Engineering
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ related experience in demand planning
  • SAP experience in the SD/EDI and PP modules in a manufacturing environment
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Gathers data on product demand to support the marketplace, including recognizing and communicating variances and trends occurring in the marketplace and works to resolve with Sales & Marketing
  • Interacts and proficiently understand and works with the following departments in the performance of essential functions
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency and knowledge of current Microsoft Office software including PowerPoint, Excel & Access
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 55% - Lead the demand planning and analytics capabilities to support Integrated Business Planning Processes across multiple horizons. Focus on continuous improvement by deploying industry trends and best practices, partnering with functions and outside resources, and identifying and deploying solutions and strategies
  • 30% - Lead Demand Consensus activities as part of integrated business planning
  • 10% - Develop and deploy support and training structure for demand planning technology and processes
  • 5% - Other tasks as assigned
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, finance or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of business experience
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • Ability to travel 10% of time
  • Strong analytics and data visualization experience
  • Strong mathematical / statistical skills
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Senior Demand Planner Emerging Markets Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills , including meeting facilitation and presentations
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience influencing people and teams
  • Experience in a wholesale apparel, footwear or equipment organization is preferred
  • Retail (or Sales) experience a plus
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in forecasting, retail planning & buying, financial forecasting & demand planning
  • Experience with SAP or other advanced planning systems is a plus
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Drives the SIOP process and management reviews, develops and maintains 24 month demand plan, prepares data and metrics, identifies gaps, guides final decision on demand consensus process ensuring it delivers an agreed mid and long term plan
  • Collaborates with Product Managers, Marketing, Sales, Engineering Support, Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance to ensure that the appropriate data is available and accurate to be reviewed at the SIOP process meetings and establish company’s supply plan
  • Participates in the financial budgeting process. Assists in quantifying and defining scope for capacity, resource, logistics, and supply chain planning
  • Supports new product introduction in supply chain by setting desired business system planning/demand parameters and initial stocking quantities
  • Maintains forecasts and manages links between systems for forecasting, master production scheduling, inventory management
  • Drives inventory reduction
  • Supports Manufacturing plant to plan required labor and capacity for mid and long term
  • Analyzes supply and demand issues and facilitates resolution throughout the supply chain interacting with IC partners and highlighting increase in demand and relative capacity issues
  • Develops and strengthens SIOP meetings and processes in order to provide the best possible forecast. Creates standard tools to facilitate global forecast review and interaction with partners
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building and team work skills
  • Strong analytical and cognitive skills – strong excel knowledge is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and document complex business processes and systems
  • Advanced understanding of SIOP, Inventory management, scheduling, capacity planning, & materials replenishment
  • Detailed understanding of the SIOP process steps: Forecast, Demand, Supply, Consensus, Executive
  • Experience with driving business process improvement initiatives
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leading the development of the long-term strategy for Clorox global benefit programs
  • Designing Clorox benefit programs that are market competitive and meet the business strategy, including:Ensuring administrative excellence of benefits operations, including management and guidance of all benefit programs administration
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or other related discipline
  • 12+ years of benefits experience, preferably in a company with multiple geographies
  • 5-7 years of management experience including development of benefits team
  • Successful development and execution of long term strategy for benefits programs
  • Experience successfully leading and driving change preferably within a Fortune 500 company
  • Experience in leading and managing a benefits committee including senior executives
  • Excellent analytical skills and effective problem solving skills
  • Experience in design and administration experience in health and welfare (active and retiree), wellness, 401(k), NQDC, disability, leave and time-off plans
  • Understanding of defined benefit/cash balance pension plans
  • Strong understanding and current experience in design and administration of required benefit compliance activities including ACA, HIPAA, SPDs, tax filing requirements, 401(k) fee disclosures, etc
  • Proven success in effective vendor selection and management
  • Excellent interpersonal, consultative and influence skills
  • Proven record working successfully with key stakeholder groups including Legal, Finance, Payroll and Procurement and effective in a matrix organization
  • International benefits experience and/or broad total rewards experience
  • Finance or broad HR experience
  • Consumer products and/or manufacturing industry experience
  • Experience working in a shared services organization
  • Advanced degree in Human Resources, Business and/or CEBS certification
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead projects to support demand analysis, S&OP and supply chain organization
  • This role will require monthly travel to Minneapolis
  • Experience with Demand Planning of with short life cycle products a plus
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of 4 years of business experience combined with 2 years of experience in the area of supply chain management or supporting supply chain preferably manufacturing, distribution, customer service and/or planning is required
  • Intermediate knowledge of SAP, including ECC or APO modules is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Excel required, more advanced experience such as using V-lookups and pivot tables is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Demonstrated communication (written and verbal) and influencing skills, as well as the ability to manage and successfully meet goals and objectives related to customer service, inventory levels in context of the Integrated Business Planning process
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives and work independently while demonstrating initiative
  • This position will be based in Skillman, NJ and may require up to 10% of domestic travel.Inventory Planning/Control
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • A focused degree in engineering, supply chain or Operations is preferred
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience is required
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in one of the following areas: planning, forecasting, distribution, purchasing, plant operations and/or supply chain is preferred
  • APICS, CSCP, CPIM, CPF certifications are preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP or other similar ERP system is required
  • Demonstrated experience in making data driven decisions to influence cross functional partners is required
  • Ability to create V-Lookups and Pivot Tables in MS Excel is required
  • Position is located in Los Angeles, CA
  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 10% of the timeInventory Planning/Control
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creation and maintenance of detailed records of all forecasts as well as various reporting tools in Excel, Microstrategy , ACS and JDA
  • Support maintenance of forecast accuracy at 75% - 80% by using historical trends, secondary data, input from business partners and statistical forecasting methods to create a quality forecast for designated area of responsibility
  • Responsible for various administrative and reporting functions within the Forecasting department
  • Experience in JDA demand planning required
  • 5+ years in forecasting, supply chain, retail planning, or other relevant industry experience
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
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Senior Demand Planner Global Express Lane Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyze internal demand information and demand & delivery performance through statistical analysis and data-driven decision making tools. May involve compiling data and reports or being a consumer of such data in order to support decision making
  • Perform all functions related to execution of twice-monthly delivery plan for assigned category
  • Proactively address, resolve, and/or escalate any operational issues affecting the on-time purchasing of product
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 75% JDA HHI Demand Planning
  • 4 years of experience in Supply Chain
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering/ Operations/ Supply Chain Management/Mathematics
  • Proficiency using technology tools that enable demand planning and reporting
  • Strong analytical abilities and advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot charts, VLOOKUP and experience with very large data sets
  • Familiarity with ERP or MRP systems (exposure to MFG PRO, JDA, or SAP is a plus)
  • Ability to use technology tools that facilitate collaboration with external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • LI-TN
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with demand planning in a retail business environment
  • Proven experience within demand planning in an environment with no less than $100 million in annual sales
  • Knowledge of Forecast Pro, SAP/APO, or other software related to demand planning
  • Experienced with business software packages including Microsoft Office, specifically at least intermediate level skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process
  • Good facilitation and communication skills
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Owns Shipment Forecast at SKU and brand level in the assigned brands within his/her franchise
  • Leads monthly forecasting meeting(s) and prepares supporting content
  • Establishes collaborative relationships with Sales, Marketing, Finance, Planning & Procurement, Trade Customization, and Sales Strategy
  • Performs appropriate Statistical Analysis using shipment, consumption, and other sources of data
  • Helps build New Product Forecast Models
  • Works closely with Marketing and Sales Strategy to devise, prepare, and establish New Product Forecasts
  • Assists in preparing appropriate cannibalization assumptions
  • Works closely with Trade Customization and Sales Strategy to prepare Special Pack/Pre-Pack forecasts, and generate appropriate cannibalization assumptions
  • Plays support and facilitator role in the overall Tactical Sales and Operations Planning Processes
  • Provides system support around forecasting setup, maintenance, and general product hierarchy and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Uses Sales and Customer insights and data to inform the forecast
  • Helps define, prepare and publish key metrics reports to others within the department and across other departments
  • Manages process improvement projects
  • Bachelor degree in Business, Economics, Management Science, Mathematics or Statistics required, MBA is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a supply chain or logistics function (Plan – Source – Make - Deliver)
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel as well as Business Warehouse reporting tools (e.g. Cognos, SAP BW, SAP BI HANA)
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Senior Demand Planner Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Use and maintain the Forecast Pro software as the primary forecasting system tool
  • Facilitate a collaborative consensus-based approach, working with sales, marketing and any other function which has valuable and insightful information to share regarding future demand forecast trends in support of improvement in OTTR/Product Availability
  • Provide input to the supply planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Continuous improvement on the results of SIOP Scorecards and metrics
  • Coordinate reporting activities for the demand planning team including - consolidating historical and forecast data from multiple ERP systems and forecasting projects, cashing-up forecasts, operational metrics, etc
  • Prepare monthly reporting templates for the demand planning team
  • Interface with other functions (IT, finance, ISC, etc...) in order to gather required data for reporting requirements or other needs
  • Analyze and summarize highlights of reports
  • Create and present quality dashboards
  • Create and distribute weekly/monthly/annually reports as required
  • Associates Degree
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience with SAP, Excel, Pivot Tables, V-Lookup, Word, PowerPoint & Business Intelligence
  • MS Access experience an asset
  • Interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas & levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation & communication skills
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently and to understand decision-making structures
  • Experience working in a complex supply chain environment that includes both sourced and manufactured products
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelors Degree – BS/BA in business, finance, marketing, supply chain or logistics
  • 4-5 years of supply chain management experience operating within a global supply chain strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated success in problem solving
  • Financial acumen coupled with effective inter-personal style
  • Strong experience and skill with SAP APO, BW and R/3 systems
  • Work is performed with minimal supervision
  • Limited domestic & international travel required (10% - 15%)
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Product Marketing, Product Development, Finance, Supply, Sales, and our International Planning Office to develop, implement and monitor product line forecasts and impacts to set demand
  • Partner with the Business Leads and Planning Team to gather all data points required to accurately forecast set requirements and resources needed to support. Consolidate and report detailed DOH and ROI data to use for justification in monthly Capital S&OP meetings
  • Refine systems and methods to continually improve forecasts so that the company can better anticipate customer needs
  • Review historical sales trends, research and interpret demand drivers, understand market forces, prepare forecast data, develop and administer statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Coordinate a collaborative and consensus approach (S&OP) by working with Sales, Marketing, Development, and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for set demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the monthlySet Report as the primary set forecasting system tool
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs beginning at set level down to the components
  • Closely coordinate and communicate set Forecasts with supply planning, inventory management, and distribution functions where appropriate
  • Partner with End of Life Planner to align sunrise and sunset of new launches and their legacy relative products
  • Review sales plans, Marketing Promotions, Financial Annual Operating Plan updates or Latest Estimates and set demand drivers
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to set demand planning processes and procedures
  • Develop Launch forecasts for new product introduction
  • Work tightly with cross-departmental groups to coordinate flawless launch planning and execution for new product introduction
  • Display mastery of Set Planning Reporting
  • Take charge of S&OP processes on new launch product lines, including coordinating gathering data from Finance, Sales, Marketing, and the International Planning team
  • Partner with Set Planning to ensure build and replenishment needs are supported with appropriate planning, and are appropriately scaled to meet a single monthly revenue goal across all materials
  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serves as subject matter expert and leader for connection between supply chain operations and other areas of the business to provide demand planning, forecasting, inventory management, and reporting
  • Leads the consensus demand planning cycle and ensures alignment on actions and works to resolve any disconnects between financial plans, operational forecasts, and supply constraints among other considerations
  • Reviews and communicates KPIs to cross functional partners and drives for contentious improvement in forecast accuracy, in-stock metrics, inventory on hand, transfer activity, and reduction of E&O inventory. Gathers business intelligence and creates specific forecast changes and executable strategies for proposed inventory management solutions
  • Implements product lifecycle practices to ensure initial stocking, phase in/out, item chaining, or other triggers are adequately managed
  • Collaborates with cross functional partners in merchandising, marketing, finance, sales, operations, and inventory management to ensure business intelligence and baseline forecasts are aggregated to accurately project sales and inventory levels
  • Provides oversight to the Open-to-Buy process. Creates, gains alignment, and ensures adherence to the Open-to-Buy plan
  • Collaborates with inventory analytics and management to ensure inventory ordering policies and settings (EOQ, min/max, safety stock, ABC rankings) align with business objectives
  • Owns the demand forecast for assigned merchandising category(s): facilities the monthly discussion, drives for consensus, follows up on action items, measures performance, and consistently looks for process improvement. Utilizes SAP APO for demand planning, outlier correction, and exception management
  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas
  • 2+ years’ experience with large-scale inventory analyses and operations
  • Experience using advanced forecasting and/or planning systems such as SAP APO, Servigistics, MCA Solutions, or JDA/Manugistics strongly preferred
  • Experience with business intelligence tools (e.g. MicroStrategy, Tableau, Hyperion)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Supply Chain Management or Transportation and Logistics preferred
  • APICS or other forecasting certification preferred
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain/Logistics, Finance, or related field
  • 3-7 years of experience in a Supply Chain function that includes demand, supply and/or inventory planning
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle
  • Expert level proficiency in use of MS Excel
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecasting: Ensure approved 24 months sales and delivery forecast at any time. Develop the process of creating forecasts and replenishment plans for the region/ area. Give clear direction on forecasting goals and direction
  • Sales and Operations Planning (SPP): Ensure quality and continuity of regular pre-SPP meetings. Provide input to SPP/Demand Review. Generates ad hoc analyses as required and gives planning & analytical support within and outside the function, both in relation to SPP, GPB, QMI and SII. Support execution of central programs and strategic decisions through SPP
  • Performance Measurement: Monitoring and analysis of sales history, reporting of forecast changes and drivers. Measuring and analyzing regional key performance indicators and derive clear actions from it. Track and analyze regional supply performance and take leadership in exceptions management. Develop policies and performance objectives for the region/ area
  • Sales Variant and Life Cycle Management: Analyze product portfolios with respect sales volume, value and margins. Manage new product introduction and discontinuation. Advocate commercial needs in change alert process (CAP)
  • Planning systems: Maintain and develop forecasting parameters, master data and models which provide transparent and consistent data to enable rapid decision making
  • Markets: support markets and distribution centres in establishing planning processes and systems especially with regards to emerging markets
  • Process improvement: Identify and participate in supply chain demand planning improvement initiatives
  • Stakeholder management: Take personal responsibility to keep key stakeholders informed and escalate and manage issues for resolution
  • Development: Be pro-active in addressing issues, sub-optimal use of resources, sharing best-practice, acquire a thorough understanding of related metrics and their impact on operations and keep informed and updated on relevant planning theory, statistical methods and modeling as well as forecasting benchmarks. Takes corrective action to ensure problems do not reoccur. Anticipates obstacles and thinks ahead to next steps
  • Higher business education or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Affinity to systems and use of computers/software. Good Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential
  • Ability to communicate on various organizational levels using English language
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Exposure to Supply Chain Management
  • Experience working across different functions
  • SCM / Planning education and work experience
  • Working knowledge of planning processes and systems (SAP R/3, APO or other advanced planning systems)
  • Healthcare experience is not essential but would be beneficial
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  • Will support, provide guidance and facilitate reaching a consensus across Power Solutions Marketing and Operations on the unit sales forecast to be utilized for all forms of business planning (Sales, Operations, Components, etc). This includes facilitating the monthly Demand Planning meeting including agenda, exceptions reports, and performance feedback measurements along with following an established process for issue resolution and escalation
  • Evaluation of monthly data loads into Logility (statistical forecasting tool) – Quality of data is critical when developing baseline statistical forecasts. This role will be responsible for working with teams that maintain master data related to forecasting and forecast entries, and develop solutions, so they are up to date and accurate. This includes evaluating and adjusting data for new history loads, new products added, products being phased out, as well as changes concerning territories, customers, and supply points. Supports the Demand Planning Manager in developing standard tools and process details
  • Generation of statistical forecasts – Evaluate the historical accuracy of statistical baseline forecasts and adjust parameters to ensure forecasting models provide the best possible baseline forecasts. Analyze available data and recommend improvements
  • Performance Measuring – Execute and evaluate a monthly analysis of performance measurements and exception reports. Determine forecast adjustments required to improve forecasting to at least target levels. Set up monthly reports and root cause analysis. Provide suggestions for additional measurements and reporting, that may help improve forecast accuracies, and implement the proper action plan. Evaluate and recommend appropriate Forecast Accuracy targets for various levels of and categories of sales
  • Confirm/enforce the segmented forecast horizon, focusing on creating a frozen forecast horizon. Establish guidelines for forecast adjustments and horizon ownership. Train the stakeholders in the process as needed
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, related curriculum, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of demand planning/supply chain management or experience in a similar field required
  • Strong experience working in volatile environments
  • Highly proficient technical skills in MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Power Solutions Customers or experience in Sales/Marketing is desired
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  • Utilize the ZFS system to analyze the Global sales forecast using models within the system
  • Analyze domestic historical sales trends to project future sales by product line
  • Gather and analyze future market trends by product line (with Global Product Managers)
  • Organize and coordinate efforts for new product rollouts to the field
  • Provide ongoing support of data collection and analysis associated with strategic planning efforts including company and product-line sales projections
  • Provide leadership as needed within the Planning department for OEM projects
  • Develop and implement medium to large process improvements
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA
  • Demonstrated experience in forecasting, organizing, and coordinating efforts
  • Effective interpersonal/communication skills required
  • Ability to write professional plans and reports in English
  • Familiarity with TQM methods and industry quality/regulatory standards. Preferences include
  • Familiarity with APICS standards, JDE, ZFS and Manufacturing environments
  • College degree plus a minimum of 5 years professional experience in distribution, logistics, marketing or forecasting/planning, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with TQM methods and industry quality/regulatory standards. Preferences include: familiarity with APICS standards, JDE, SAP and statistical forecasting tools
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating efforts
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  • Creates and maintains sku level demand plans to be used in procuring the needed inventory flow from manufacturing; measures performance of forecasting accuracy
  • Monitors inventory levels to ensure adequate supply maximizing service level as well as identifying risk from excess inventory. Identifies trends at the sku level through ABC analysis, point-of-sale data and account usage reports
  • Creates and provides projections, analysis and direction of forecasts to maximize decision making ability
  • Conducts and provides analysis of key performance indicators (KPI) among product lines and accounts
  • Monitors sales trends and evaluates forecast through analysis of key performance indicators (KPI), preparing reports and sharing the results with the central planning and the eCommerce corporate team
  • Manages multiple activities related to purchasing, tracking and supporting online promotions based on anticipated lifts
  • Partners in the development of inventory management metrics and supply chain initiatives that support overall company and brand objectives
  • Creates standard and non-standard reporting for projects and leaders based on data
  • Transforms data into actionable, easy-to-read output to drive business decisions, insights and outcomes
  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis on quantitative skills in Retail, Supply Chain Management or Finance
  • 3+ years’ work experience in Planning, Allocation, or strategy consulting
  • Outstanding analytical skills with demonstrated success organizing, analyzing and accurately interpreting large amounts of data
  • Strong oral, written, and formal presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex ideas in simple ways to all levels of the organization
  • Solid Understanding of Allocation Strategies
  • Superior time management and organizational abilities via calendar/task planning to reach deadlines
  • An excellent knowledge of all the planning systems and associated technologies (DPM and 7th Online)
  • An ability to work under pressure and changing environments
  • Ability to make sound, informed decisions particularly under time pressure and non-routine situations
  • Previous eCommerce planning experience
  • Previous experience in a fashion industry
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  • 4+ years demonstrated results in supply chain management or demand planning with Bachelors degree
  • 2+ years demonstrated results/relevant experience with Advanced degree
  • MBA or equivalent Masters degree with an emphasis on supply chain management or advanced supply chain information systems
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands
  • Data gathering and quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs
  • Translating business goals and metrics into business process outcomes and related business cases for specific projects
  • Knowledge of finance, sales, marketing, regulatory, R&D and other supply chain functions
  • Ability to overcome ambiguity, imperfect data, and the limits of process definition to achieve exceptional and timely results
  • Experienced in utilizing outputs from Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning systems to improve supply chain planning and inventory management
  • Medical Device or other regulated industry experience
  • Experience with large global manufacturer/distributor operations in a matrix organization
  • Experience developing and implementing change initiatives requiring collaboration and influence management skills
  • Institute of Business Forecasting and/or APICS certification
  • Super user knowledge of SAP APO and R3 and/or other planning systems
  • Experience applying DMAIC or lean sigma methodologies
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  • Responsible as a team for the Demand Planning function to deliver accurate and timely forecasts & manage inventory
  • Address inventory issues and push for on-time delivery
  • Develop, maintain and manage sell-thru reporting process and look for ways to improve data collection
  • Communicate product status to the Sales and Customer Service Teams
  • Develop detailed understanding of product and industry trends in order to further improve forecast accuracy
  • Analyze and highlight product strength; identify slow moving products early and react quickly to avoid excess/obsolescence inventory
  • Prepare, distribute, and file various Operations Reports including: Forecast, Sales History, Product Availability, Sales Orders, and other reports on an as needed basis
  • Help facilitate monthly S&OP process by preparing the presentation and working with other departments to encourage an engaged discussion
  • Work closely with Sales, Product Groups, Purchasing, Traffic and Warehouse departments to resolve product issues
  • Drive the intercompany inventory transfer process and analyze opportunities for inventory balancing
  • Prepare necessary documents including order modifications and diversion requests to communicate changes to Global Purchasing and follow-up to ensure accuracy and timeliness of changes
  • Actively communicate availability and product ETA’s
  • Drive demand and supply planning system enhancements that align to best-in-class processes
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Experience with DRP/MRP functionality
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel Macros a plus)
  • Must possess the ability to make independent judgments and be proactive
  • Strong data validation and root-cause resolution skillset
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage process through to completion
  • Experience in Forecasting/Planning tools (such as Logility or Demand Solutions)
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  • Manage and execute a 24 month SKU/location level demand forecast, in partnership with Sales, Product & Category Management, for a diverse product line with high volume and high volatility
  • Develop a demand-based revenue plan by business unit for comparison against annual business plans and financial forecast updates
  • Challenge the sales and marketing assumptions when significant deviations occur between the demand-based revenue plan and the business plans
  • Represent Asia and Australia in Demand Planning in the monthly Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process
  • Maintain forecasting system models, history, alerts, and system data integrity to ensure the publication of rolling 12-18 month operational forecast by item by distribution center
  • Oversight and reporting of Product Lifecycle Management including New Product Introduction (NPI) and End of Life (EOL) process status, issues, action plans, etc
  • Determine best methods to improve forecast accuracy and adjust forecast models as necessary to improve forecast accuracy
  • Collaborate with Sales, Category Mgmt, and eComm teams to incorporate current and long–term market intelligence into the demand plan at product levels and to develop, document and update the assumptions supporting the demand plan
  • Analyzes forecast bias to identify and understand variables and root causes impacting forecast, and adjust appropriately; works closely with category management and regional sales team to proactively adjust forecast to accommodate external information
  • Manage SKU Rationalization process, identifying at risk SKUs as determined multiple metrics, including but not limited to: turns, GMROI, volume contributions, etc
  • Issue resolution/escalation: Product Line and Key item management and reporting, including root cause identification
  • Assists Sales Management team in providing recommendations and improvements in seasonal and annual planning to optimize financial performance from forecasting perspective, driving effective inventory management efforts downstream
  • Assist Sales Management, Category Management, and Finance in the creation and validation of annual operating budget
  • Drive insights and provide recommendations based on statistical analyses /reporting related to current sales trends by sales channel and/or product line to help drive success achievement of financial goals
  • Drive the analysis and reflect current trends in performance of the product line based on actual sales
  • Take initiative to look beyond the everyday business for opportunities to maximize sales and inventory potential and drive results
  • Insert self into the business, providing other analysis related to driving business goals (e.g. hindsights, ad-hoc, etc.)
  • Maintain appropriate fill-rates and service levels as defined by the business
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations, or Finance strongly preferred or 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • Thinks strategically; strong problem-solving and analytical skills; strong mathematical and forecasting skills
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  • Drive supply chain activities for assigned product portfolio including demand planning, new product launch planning, inventory planning, and assist supply network planning
  • Responsible for attaining and driving improvements to Key Performance Indicators, including forecast accuracy (MAPE, bias), inventory entitlement, Slow Moving/Obsolete (SLOB), and customer service (LIFR)
  • Lead/facilitate the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process for assigned product portfolio in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities
  • Own the global, long-term supply chain strategy for one or multiple key product portfolios, partnering with Global Strategic Marketing and New Product Management to develop demand scenarios and strategies
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing and/or External Operations on corresponding supply scenarios and strategies. Communicate and escalate concerns to management to ensure an appropriate supply chain strategy is developed
  • Create and utilize in-depth analytical tools to support issue resolution, decision making, and execution oversight
  • Build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance, External Operations, NPI, R&D, and Quality
  • Support and influence business planning and financial planning processes and leverage lean concepts and Six Sigma tools to develop and effectively implement advanced supply chain solutions, processes, and systems improvements
  • Support and/or lead supply chain/planning projects as needed (e.g. improve supply chain flexibility, reduce costs, etc.)
  • Prepare related presentations for senior management with minimal coaching as required
  • Provide thought leadership and direction to peers through training and coaching
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required (preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Information Technology, Logistics, or Operations). A Master’s degree or MBA is preferred
  • A minimum of four (4) years Supply Chain and/or Operations experience is required
  • Previous experience within one or all of demand (forecast management), inventory, supply network planning, and/or supply planning is required
  • Experience with MRP, APS, and/or ERP systems is required
  • Proven data analytics / quantitative skills are required
  • Previous people management and/or supervisory experience is preferred
  • Experience in planning, scenario planning, purchasing or materials management is preferred
  • High proficiency and advanced understanding in Microsoft Excel is required
  • Proven track record of challenging the “status-quo”, visualizing potential opportunities and implementing actions to build customer value
  • Project management skills, with the ability to drive change and influence decision-making through multiple levels (Analyst, Manager, Director) of the organization is required
  • Manugistics, JDE, or SAP, Microsoft Access and/or SQL proficiency experience is preferred
  • Six Sigma and/or LEAN Green Belt certification preferred and APICS certification is preferred
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  • Responsible for producing accurate demand planning forecasts by SKU for assigned market segment product groupings
  • Create, maintain and update statistical models and data in the forecasting system. Validate the history and model assumptions. Determine trends. Review and manage statistical exceptions
  • Lead the analysis of demand plans on a monthly basis in conjunction with the Marketing and Sales teams
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, Finance and Operations Management to develop credible consensus demand plans
  • Determines, analyzes and revises 3/6-month demand projections by catalog item and month based on Sales and Marketing inputs and demand history to provide the detail necessary for Manufacturing and Distribution to determine their monthly and weekly production and transportation plans
  • Analyzes, projects and revises forecasts based on ordering patters for 3 warehouses and four main manufacturing facilities
  • Maintains SAP tables that drive forecasting reports
  • Support Operations and Distribution in the development of the annual operating budgets
  • In cooperation with Sales, Marketing and Finance develops, analyzes and publishes the annual sales plan. Sales plan volumes are analyzed by catalog number by comparing them to demand history and current anticipated changes. Coordinate with Sales/ Marketing to resolve questions. Communicates with and make recommendations
  • Develops and publishes a desired demand plan
  • Tracks and publishes demand performance measurement impact by MSG, demand/supply group and catalog item; analyzes and identifies strategies to improve
  • Coordinates new product and product change implementation plans
  • Coordinates with Marketing/Sales/Plant materials organization as necessary
  • Determines demand plans at each location based on projected sales
  • Solicits and analyzes projected sales levels for new customers, communicating the information to other Demand Managers
  • Publishes reports to Sales, Marketing and Upper Management to support business planning
  • Publishes demand performance reports to support business planning
  • Communicates obstacles and issues affecting accurate demand plans to appropriate departments ensuring quicker resolution of problems
  • Develops models that accurately predict safety stock levels based on historical data and anticipated sales forecasts and production plans
  • Publishes reports related to demand management performance and related reports as necessary
  • Supervises the analyses pertaining to excess and obsolete inventory
  • Analyze performance to plan and recommend adjustments to demand plans
  • Responsible for the execution of the demand planning process to meet or exceed annual objectives for Key Performance Indicators
  • Lead the development of demand scenarios as part of the monthly cycle to be discussed in reconciliation meetings
  • Lead or support additional analysis related to demand management
  • Experienced with personal computer software applications programs, particularly Excel, Access and SAP/APO
  • Plan, prioritize, organize and complete work in accordance with project deadlines. Work independently in completing assignments. Communicate effectively with staff, management, vendors, contractors, and customers. Time management; flexible; work effectively under pressure
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or related degree and 5+ years experience in demand planning, materials or inventory planning, forecasting or scheduling
  • Limited travel may be required
  • Certification or comparable professional designation desirable
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  • A minimum of 4 years business experience combined with 2 years of experience in the area of supply chain management or supporting supply chain preferably manufacturing, distribution, customer service and/or planning is required
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, including using vLookups and pivot tables is required
  • Forecasting experience is preferred
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives and work independently while demonstrating initiative
  • The ability to work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist is also required
  • This position will be based in Skillman, NJ and may require up to 10% domestic travel.9392170504
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  • University Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business Administration. Other disciplines with high analytical skills and experience in relevant areas may apply
  • Posgraduate studies in Commercial or Planning areas highly valuable
  • APICS certification is highly desirable
  • At least 5 years of work experience in Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Sales, or similar roles
  • Knowledge of the supply chain and the impacts of forecasting on supply chain performance
  • Consumer Packaged Goods experience desired
  • Ability to build strong relationships across the functions and levels
  • Demonstrated strong aptitude in analysis, root causes identification, and problem solving
  • Able to analyze data, draw reasonable conclusions, and formulate next steps
  • Experienced in setting priorities and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills
  • There (3) or more years of experience with statistical forecasting techniques
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel (pivot tables, macros, vlookups, etc.)
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations
  • Fluent English skills
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  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required; An advanced degree in Supply Chain or Master’s degree is preferred
  • A minimum 4 years of experience in any combination of the following functions is required: supply chain management, planning, logistics, procurement, manufacturing and/or related field is required
  • Previous experience in Operations (Mfg./Eng./Planning) or Procurement/Finance and/or Quality & Compliance in pharmaceutical, Consumer product, Medical Device or Cosmetics industry is preferred
  • Experience in a GMP or FDA regulated industry is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of SAP or equivalent MRP system is required
  • Advanced skills with Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment is required
  • Prior experience in designing and deploying improvement programs such as, Process Excellence, Six Sigma and/or Lean programs is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies is preferred
  • Ability to influence and constructively challenge cross-functional project teams and business partners to achieve goals is required
  • Sound analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to interpret large amounts of data is required
  • Results and performance driven and have a strong sense of urgency, collaboration and teaming, strategic thinking, big picture orientation, prudent risk taking, self-awareness and adaptability, intellectual curiosity, and organization and talent development is required
  • Strong partnering and communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to communicate across varying levels is required
  • The ability to be effective in a dynamic matrix environment with numerous stakeholders is required
  • This position is based in Fort Washington, PA and may require up to 10% of domestic and international travel.1601170518
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  • Collaborate with Advanced Analytics on the development of demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop and analyze statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and finance to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts. Facilitate a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel. Lead the monthly Demand Review and participate in the S&OP monthly process
  • Create and analyze monthly S&OP metrics and conducts root cause analyses to come up with actions for improvement
  • Knowledge of SAP/MPO or other software related to demand planning is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and a high level of expertise in MS Excel is required
  • The qualified candidate will have strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), and solid presentation skills
  • The ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external partners is required. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required
  • This candidate will be able to manage multiple projects and initiatives in a fast paced environment while maintaining a strong sense of urgency and professionalism
  • Candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, majoring in supply chain, finance, engineering or business related field. APICS or other forecasting certification a plus
  • This candidate will have a minimum of 5 years demand planning experience; experience of supporting highly configured manufactured products preferred
  • Sales and Operations Planning experience is strongly preferred
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  • Ensure the forecast process is adhered to by all cross functional team members by following identified forecast principles
  • Maintain and enter forecast information in forecasting software, including the understanding and necessary management of statistical forecasting models and variables
  • Responsible for adhering to forecasting best practices and supporting Supply Chain continuous improvement
  • Lead the monthly consensus process for the item/brand/category or channels for which they are responsible
  • Provide timely updates to Supply Chain partners on significant forecast changes that will impact production plans
  • Prepare and present various analyses of forecast performance as needed to improve Demand Planning KPI’s as well as communicate opportunities to stakeholders in sales or business unit
  • HS Diploma/GED and experience in logistics, demand planning/forecasting, supply planning, or supply chain related areas
  • Demonstrated analytical work experience; analyzing trends
  • High proficiency working with SAS CW or similar database application technology
  • Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel or similar software
  • Very strong communication skills are essential; Role may require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact and diplomacy, etc
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  • Pull together forecast data from multiple sources including distribution forecasts, direct customer's forecasts and Sales and Marketing inputs. Analyze and trend data as required. Use this data to produce unconstrained demand plans for Operations
  • Meet with Business Unit Marketing staff and Operations staff to review plans and make adjustments based on Marketing intelligence and supply availability
  • Produce short term and long term forecasts for operations groups on a monthly and quarterly basis. Review forecasts with Operations and make adjustments as necessary
  • Analyze distributor inventory and make proposals for stock replenishment. Communicate these plans with the Sales organization and Operations Planning. Adjust the plan in line with supply availability from operations
  • Construct and maintain dashboards and tracking reports to help with early identification of issues such as end market running outside of plan, bookings not supporting the amount of in quarter turns business required or manufacturing output not in line with quarterly revenue goals
  • Track business performance during the quarter and identify actions to correct any deviations from plan
  • Work with IT groups to improve quality of incoming data and to improve automation of data into various analysis systems
  • Play a key role in the implementation of a new Demand Planning system which will be rolled out worldwide over the next 2 years. Become a super-user of the chosen system and roll-out training to other users
  • Foster a spirit of continuous improvement -- keep a critical eye on processes and tools and drive improvements and fixes as required
  • Integrate new tasks and functions quickly as required. This role will evolve quickly so flexibility is a must
  • Have a business professional qualification (BA/BS or equivalent)
  • Have 5 or more years of business experience -- ideally in the semiconductor/component market (e.g. business operations, planning, procurement, tactical marketing, financial/business analysis, etc.)
  • Have excellent English
  • Be an excellent communicator (verbal and written)
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent critical-thinking and business acumen
  • Have excellent numerical skills and possess a high degree of precision and accuracy
  • Be extremely proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Be flexible and comfortable working in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, high-growth environment
  • Good knowledge of how distribution channels operate -- ideally in the semiconductor/component electronics market
  • Experience using ERP and BI systems
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  • Proactively maintain JDA forecast for 18 months to drive forecast accuracy of 65%
  • Work collaboratively with all functional areas of the business, i.e. Sales, Marketing, Sales Operations, Supply Planning, to solve problems and identify business improvement opportunities
  • Drive collaborative planning with the customer
  • Plan new product launches and transitions to ensure seamless execution
  • Plan using purchase projections as well as internal SBD systems
  • Assist in the preparation for the monthly Major Account Planning Process (MAPP)
  • BS in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related experience
  • At least 3 - 7 years of forecasting/planning experience
  • Experience in SAP, JDA, Business Objects, and Business Warehouse preferred
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office. Excellent Excel skills a plus (pivots, macros, v/h lookups, etc.)
  • Exceptional analytical skills and problem-solving ability. Strong attention to detail required
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization
  • Strong multi-tasking ability as well as ability to manage deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
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Senior Demand Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage frontlist planning/forecasting and backlist inventory/dispositions for Adams Media
  • Manage inventory levels of backlist for 2 of our publishing groups—Simon and Schuster and Scribner/Touchstone—for all formats
  • Prepare agenda, make printing recommendations, and hold weekly reprint meetings with Associate Publishers
  • Review and update the inventory system used to track backlist inventory and sales
  • Order priority reprints as needed
  • Send warehouse requests for inventory moves and dispositions
  • Oversee overstock review and remainder meetings
  • Create, update, review and send out daily and weekly inventory reports
  • Request updates and changes to title data with the Title Maintenance group
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  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform in a command-and-control role under pressure and to manage multiple priorities with competing demands
  • Sales / Demand Management experience and familiarity with make to stock, make to order, and mixed-mode manufacturing operations
  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt (or comparable training)
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  • A minimum of four (4) years of business experience is required
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in supply chain management and/or supporting supply chain operations preferably in manufacturing, distribution, customer service and/or planning is required
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel, including the ability to create V-Lookups and Pivot Tables is required
  • Position based in Los Angeles, CA and may require up to 10% domestic travel3929170619
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  • Performs appropriate statistical analysis using shipment, consumption, and other sources of data
  • Works closely with Marketing and Sales Strategy to devise, prepare, and establish new product forecasts
  • Works closely with Trade Customization and Sales Strategy to prepare special Pack/Pre-Pack forecasts, and generate appropriate cannibalization assumptions
  • Plays support and facilitator role in the overall Tactical Sales and Operations Planning processes
  • Uses sales, customer insights and data to inform the forecast
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a supply chain or logistics function (Plan – Source – Make - Deliver)
  • Experience preferred in forecasting and demand planning in fast-moving consumer packaged goods environment
  • Experience and proficiency of SAP and APO