Job Details

  • Title: Demand Planning Analyst
  • Code: RCI-82083
  • Location: Des Plaines Illinois (IL) 60018
  • Posted Date: 03/25/2020
  • Duration: 3 Months
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  Job Description

Important Updates from the manager

  • Familar with basic excel forrmulas
  • Must have reconcilation experience
  • Excel expertise (V look Ups & Pivot Tables)
  • Bachelors degree with 2-3 years of experience
  • Implement and maintain demand reconciliation and processes.
  • Develop metrics to measure forecast accuracy.
  • Facilitate reviews with planning and supply chain.
  • Must hav a finance background

Key Skills

  • Excellent communicator
  • Supply Chain/Demand Planning Procedure Experience preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

  • Demand Forecastings primary function is to develop demand based sales forecasts for all products.
  • The forecasts will be developed using internally developed user models, statistical analysis and through direct interface with Marketing and Sales, Manufacturing Operations and Finance.
  • Demand forecasts drive Annual Plan / Update and LBE sales planning, resulting production planning, LRP forecasts and required capital investment planning.

 MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish models, databases and procedures for data assimilation and reporting.
  • Develop contingency plans in advance to facilitate immediate action in response to demand changes that negatively impact inventory on hand for assigned area.
  • Develop transition strategy and forecasts during product transitions including product launches, end of life, conversions and transfers.
  • Lead communications to business unit cross functional management issues related to product sales forecasts and product availability for assigned area.
  • Monitor monthly performance of sales and forecasts to identify and communicate trends that indicate gaps.
  • May lead, direct, evaluate, and develop demand planning staff to ensure that the team’s resources are used effectively and that work schedules and targets are met.
  • In collaboration with Area's drive improvement in forecast accuracy and demand processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Statistics or Business

Experience/Background

  • Minimum 2 years of Domestic and international interface experience
  • Some Project Management Experience
  • Some Financial Experience