DEMAND PLANNER II in Melville, NY at Engage Partners, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/2/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Long Island based, Global Electrical Supply Company is seeking a Demand Planner to join their company.

This position is responsible for executing all aspects of finished goods demand planning. The key responsibilities involve executing proper demand planning strategies as established by management to work with the inventory supply strategy. Responsibilities include working directly with sales, business units, customers and supply planning to execute agreed upon demand planning programs as appropriate for the strategies, goals and objectives.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the primary contact between Supply Chain Planning and assigned Business Unit for all day to day forecast and safety stock issues
  • Lead projects related to inventory strategy across product families, and item transitions
  • Drive forecasts accuracy improvements through root cause analysis, collaboration and process improvements
  • Identify and resolve variances between demand and forecast, report out forecast accuracy measures
  • Run Demand Plan consensus meetings with Sales, Product Management and Marketing to insure that Promotions, New Product Introduction and other Market trends are accurately planned
  • Integrate customer requirements with the demand plan
  • Manage demand plan on phase out / phase in items, suggest cutover dates that minimize inventory exposure and maintain service levels during transitions

Skills & Abilities:

Must be creative, resourceful, able to think independently

Must have experience in leading teams and project management

Must have strong interpersonal skills

Must be able to deal with multiple priorities within tight deadlines

Must have advanced knowledge of Windows based PC packages (specifically spreadsheet, database and word processing programs)

Education &

Job Requirements

Must have a Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field

3 to 5 years of experience in a supply chain environment is required

Industry Certification (APICS, IBF, CPDF) highly desired