Demand Planning Analyst job Bradenton Florida
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Demand Planning Analyst Job

Employer Name: EIR NETWORK SpiderID: 8963142
Location: Bradenton, Florida Date Posted: 9/19/2019
Wage: Category: Manufacturing
Job Code:

Job Description:
Responsible for all unit finished goods forecasting activities. The demand planning analyst creates and maintains forecast models for their assigned products/customer base, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, operations, replenishment analysts, and other sources (i.e.: statistical models, syndicated consumer data, etc).

The demand planning analyst is the integration point into the sales and commercial organization and a key contributor to the S&OP process. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and/or products with heavy interaction with Sales and Marketing.

The key deliverable from this role is a customer/product level demand forecast which incorporates current and accurate market information that allows us to correctly predict customer demand and provide our supply chain with the appropriate information to plan how to meet that customer demand.

Key Responsibilities:

Basic forecast modeling in our S&OP planning tool. Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
Improve relationships among planners, sales, marketing and finance, which will lead to effective knowledge sharing and an optimal consensus forecast to better guide the company.
Refine systems and methods to continually improve forecasts so that the company can better anticipate customer needs.
Create statistical forecasts:
- Gather, analyze and validate data
- Execute statistical modeling software
- Review resulting statistical forecast model
- Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
- Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts
Review sales plans, finance budget updates and demand drivers:
- Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, product management and finance
- Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts
- Review promotional plans with sales
Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel:
- Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion
Provide input to all demand volume planning (latest estimates / annual process / quarterly financial forecast)
- Facilitate and manage demand planning/customer meetings
- Achieve consensus with the business side and the demand chain
Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process.
Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning.
Additional responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements:

Bachelorís Degree or equivalent level of relevant experience.
APICS certification is preferred.
2+ years of demand or supply planning experience.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities:

Knowledgeable of demand planning processes.
Excellent communication and follow up skills to manage expectations and resolve conflicts with stakeholders.
Strong numerical problem-solving skills. Ability to boil down vast amount of data to the relevant points.
Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams on an international basis.
Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint a must.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel: None
Vacation Time:

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Casual Dress

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Max Sabrin Company Type: Recruiter
Company: EIR Network
City: Old Saybrook
State: Connecticut
Zip: 06475
Web Site:

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