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Demand Planner

Company: Jobot
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Tony SvareAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $30 - $35 per hourA bit about us:We encourage our team to Bring YOU, Every Day because true success starts with the ability to be yourself and letting your unique talents shine. Since 1979, the heart of our success has been our people. Our founding family established a legacy of generosity, warmth, and respect. And with core values like Invest in Relationships and Be Relentless About Improvement, each member of our team consistently strives for excellence to uphold that legacywhether its related to the employee experience, our processes, or the customer journey. Join our team today and help us build a better tomorrow, together.Why join us?

  • Great Compensation
  • Wonderful Family-like and collaborative atmosphere
  • Opportunity to be a part of a JDA software update for a rapidly growing companyJob DetailsJob Description:The Demand Planner is a key member of the Supply Chain Planning team reporting directly to the Director of Supply Chain Planning. The Demand Planner is responsible for creating and maintaining the sales forecasts at the SKU level. This position leads the dialogue each month with the Sales team. The Demand Planner incorporates data gathered from market intelligence, Sellers, Customers and Product Management to create a consensus forecast.Core Responsibilities:
    • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons
    • Manages and maintains statistical forecasts in JDA.
    • Consistently achieve sustainable Forecast Accuracy & Bias improvement in support of improving customer on-time in-full requirements and optimizing supply chain costs
    • Effectively collaborate across the organization with Product Management and Sellers to gain product knowledge and customer insights to enrich the JDA statistical forecast models
    • Identifies and documents key demand management and forecasting decisions based on Sales and Product Management forecasting reviews.
    • Analyze forecast trends and effectively communicate relevant data to Supply Planner
    • Executes item realignment and phase-in / phase-out items in JDA and coordinate with Supply Planner.
    • Supports Supply Chain Manager in generating necessary reports to be utilized during monthly meetings with Sellers.
    • Incorporate market and industry research, best practices benchmarking and market-specific constraints into demand planning improvement strategies.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Supply Chain PlanningSkills and Experience:
      • 3-5 years of Supply Chain experience preferably in Forecasting/Demand Planning
      • Strong working knowledge of Supply Chain (S&OP/IBP planning)
      • Experience in statistical modeling techniques and concepts of Forecasting such as MAPE and BIAS.
      • Strong working knowledge of demand planning process within the Food and Beverage industry
      • Experience in analyzing data to perform Root Cause Analysis, ROI, and Cost Benefit Analysis
      • Strong organizational skills accompanied by the flexibility to quickly adapt in a fast-paced changing environment.
      • Superior analytical ability to break down complex problems into manageable pieces.
      • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
      • Organized with excellent follow through capabilities.
      • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work independently.
      • Proficiency in MS Office Suite. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
      • Demonstrates full proficiency and knowledge of JDA software or equivalent demand planning system, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (MS D365 preferred)
      • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively across the organization to accomplish strategic objectives
      • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, ownership, commitment and focus to meeting deadlines
      • Ability to model the Companys values of respect for people, teamwork, and continuous improvement utilizing the 32 Company Basics.Education:
        • Bachelors degree in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain or related field or five years of equivalent experience in supply chain within a food ingredient or food manufacturing business with demonstrated food supplier knowledge.Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination required upon hire. Valid exemption documentation may be considered in rare circumstances.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Des Plaines , Demand Planner, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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