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Demand Planner

Company: hireneXus
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Demand Planner SUMMARY The Demand Planner is responsible for supporting the demand review process as part of the overall Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. The role is the integration point between the sales, supply chain, and production planning teams. This position is located in Napa, CA. For the near future, this position will be based remotely. LEADERSHIP This position directly reports to the Regional Supply Chain Director KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: -- - - Maintain, analyze, update and own monthly item forecasts, including new products for all markets. -- - - Facilitate and lead regional and/or local demand review meetings with sales team and account managers. -- - - Work with our sales team to review forecast trends, orders, and finished good inventory levels on a monthly basis. Measure and report forecast accuracy. -- - - Monitor and report on significant variances between sales forecasts, budgets and actual volume sold. -- - - Lead root-cause analysis into major forecast variances. Identify reasons / assumptions / risks behind forecasted numbers. -- - - Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, integrate market intelligence to prepare forecast data. -- - - Coordinate with the sales team and account managers to incorporate forecast for new opportunities. -- - - Coordinate with cross-functional (sales, marketing & finance) teams to reconcile significant variances to build an unconstrained demand plan. -- - - Develop continuous improvement tasks such as data analysis, ABC segmentation calculation, monthly monitoring of alerts and deviation tracking, demand pattern identification and customer behavior analysis. -- - - Ensure that the sales forecasting system (Logility) is used optimally. -- - - Closely coordinate and communicate customer issues with central & regional supply planning. -- - - Prepare and maintain meaningful reports pertaining to demand planning process. -- - - Fulfill employee portion of the our Values by demonstrating a strong work ethic, teamwork, loyalty, innovation, productivity and driving profitable results. forward. Job Requirements: ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:-- - - Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Planning or equivalent.-- - - 3+ years of experience in a demand planning or related role.-- - - APICS certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is preferred.-- - - Sound knowledge of supply chain function including manufacturing planning, demand, and replenishment processes.-- - - Strong systems / process orientation with proven analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.-- - - Proficient in MS office applications.-- - - Working knowledge of Peoplesoft and Logility or other demand planning systems such as Demantra, SAP APO, or JDA.-- - - Demonstrates the ability to learn our business, products, customers, and suppliers.-- - - Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels.-- - - Ability to work in a collaborative environment while demonstrating ability to handle complexity and resolve conflicts that may arise from balancing multiple priorities.-- - - Ability to adapt quickly to changing company needs and deadlines. -- - - Highly organized and detail oriented, with strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize and follow up..

Keywords: hireneXus, Fairfield , Demand Planner, Other , Fairfield, California

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