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Demand Planner (Closed)

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job #1572528
Dallas, Texas

Job ID:  1572528 Location:  Dallas, Texas Description:   Lucas Group has partnered with one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of premium quality appliances, plumbing & MRO products to identify a Demand Planner to join their dynamic team.  Responsibilities:

  • Create Demand Planning (DP) Model Standards and Processes to support current and future growth.
  • Calculate multidimensional statistical baseline forecast across business units, categories, SKUs & locations.
  • Analyze historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results at aggregate and disaggregate levels to improve accuracy.
  • Prepare, monitor, and present forecast metrics on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, taking corrective actions as necessary.
  • Analyze and update SKU level demand signal based on trends, models, assumption changes, inputs, etc.
  • Identify demand forecast risks and develop/present mitigation plans to leadership and S&OP/IBP.
  • Monitor orders vs. estimates on a monthly basis, responding to exceptions with collaborative discussions and addressing monthly plan revisions accordingly
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing, Finance and Supply Chain to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts/plans.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Supply Chain Management or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain / demand planning or comparable planning/analytical role
  • APICS CPIM or IBF CPF certification