Our customer, a vibrant, innovative and long standing company that has been able to differentiate themselves from their competitors by selling products to the largest online retailers in North America. This company has grown tremendously in the last few years because of their innovative, yet functional products. Joining this company will provide an opportunity to work alongside the industry’s most knowledgeable employees in Online sales, Marketing and Product Development.
Because of their tremendous growth our customer is looking to add structure in their planning and forecasting department. The challenge is for an individual that enjoys using his knowledge in Planning to help increase forecast accuracy by implementing better tools and processes.
Our customer is looking for a Demand Planner that will have the responsibility to develop and implement new systems to successfully increase long term forecast accuracy driving production and inventory planning. You will be involved strategically in providing forecast reviews, new product launches, rationalization, market alignment with supply capabilities. In this position you will be working with a newly implemented demand planning software integrated in a functional MRP/ERP. You will be collaborating daily with several departments including sales and purchasing. As a collaborator to S&OP meetings your input will be used to improve performance on all business aspects and meeting the strategic plan.
We are looking for an individual that has been in Demand Planning / Forecasting for at least 5 years with a consumer based commodity. If you happen to have worked with Amazon, WalMart.com, and other online retailers this would be considered a huge asset. Experience on a demand planning software is a must. Advanced knowledge of Excel is also a requirement. Strong communication, and organizational skills are necessary to be successful in this position managing a high level of SKU’s and importing lead times.