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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2:46 AM

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Purpose of Position
The Demand Planner is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products as well as creating and maintaining forecast models for clientele. This includes incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, and other available sources.
Essential Functions
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Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
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Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
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Coordinate cross:functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
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Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers.
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Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
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Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
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Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase:outs.
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Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning
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Create statistical forecasts
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Monitor Trends in forecast error
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Review sales plans , customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers
Qualifications
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Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
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Knowledge of SAP/APO, or Oracle Demand Planning or other software related to demand planning is preferred.
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Experienced with other software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office
Required Skills
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Strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills.
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Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process.
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Good facilitation skills
Education/Training
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BA/BS in Business or Engineering preferred
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2+ years of demand planning or business/supply chain forecasting experience

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