Demand Planner

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

The Demand Planner is responsible for coordination of all demand planning activities to successfully meet overall business and customer service objectives, as well as inventory management. 

Major functions include:

  • Sales Forecasting
  • Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)
  • Collaborative Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Distribution Planning
  • Serve as primary contact with sales on demand issues
  • Act as the liaison with sales and Customer Service regarding customer demand requirements
  •  Manage stock replenishment process
  • Perform statistical analyses to manage inventory run out dates
  • Manage safety stock targets, SKU classifications, and other ERP system parameters
  • Perform cost analyses to make informed decisions
  • Conduct SKU rationalization and other lifecycle management analyses
  • Lead the planning aspects of new product launches, including inventory management and ramp schedules
  • Manage the monthly S&OP process, including leading all meetings and ensuring actions are documented and reports are distributed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, accounting, engineering preferred, will consider business majors
  • Minimum of 4 years Supply Chain experience preferably in planning or demand planning
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience with an emphasis in Excel. Must have a strong working knowledge of Excel formulas, pivot tables and graphing
  • Strong ERP Experience

Preferences

  • APICS CPIM certification
  • MBA or graduate coursework
  • SQL experience
  • Forecasting or Demand Planning software

 

Company Conformance Statements:

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
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Please send resumes to recruiting@opsecsecurity.com