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Demand Planner

Reporting to Sr. Demand Planning Manager, Demand Planner will support our exponential sales growth by promoting product availability at the right time and the right point in the supply network. Demand Planner will support the monthly consensus cycle with the objective of completing the rolling consensus forecast. S/he will look at POS & shipment trends, seasonality, future promotion plan, expansion, new product launch, cannibalization, and delists. Demand Planner will also assist Sr. Demand Planning Manager with KPI building, exception management, and business reporting.

Toronto

What are we looking for?

Reporting to Sr. Demand Planning Manager, Demand Planner will support our exponential sales growth by promoting product availability at the right time and the right point in the supply network. Demand Planner will support the monthly consensus cycle with the objective of completing the rolling consensus forecast. S/he will look at POS & shipment trends, seasonality, future promotion plan, expansion, new product launch, cannibalization, and delists. Demand Planner will also assist Sr. Demand Planning Manager with KPI building, exception management, and business reporting.

What would you be doing?

  • Demand Planning & Inventory Management
  • Develop item-customer level or item-market level forecast using historical data, shipment patterns, and intelligence from Customer, Partnership, and Marketing.
  • Use history cleansing & standard statistical modeling techniques to generate the baseline statistical forecast.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of all components of the building block including: Baseline, Promotion uplifts, Sales & Marketing Intelligence, New product introductions, Market Trends, and Growth target.
  • Monitor & maintain an inventory of the assigned regional DCs to the target level.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and present them to senior management with recommendations and alternatives.
  • Collaborative Planning Forecasting & Replenishment (CPFR)
  • Establish planning sessions with customer SC teams, and provide customer level insight to the broader team.
  • Perform ongoing analysis and monitoring of customer pacing to forecast, identify significant variances using exception reports, and take corrective actions.
  • Plan and publish a rolling 16-week supply commit to the key accounts.
  • Provide consistent forecast accuracy and customer service level to the Partnership teams.

What skills and qualifications do you need?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Statistics
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with forecasting, S&OP, and inventory management
  • Experience with Forecast & Replenishment Applications
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Strong business acumen combined with exceptional communication skills including the ability to provide business insight to multiple levels of management with an appropriate level of detail
  • Ability to multitask and to adapt to quickly changing priorities
  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with cross-functional stakeholders to align on a common goal
  • Passionate about growth, continuous improvement, learning by doing

Still interested?

Kindly send us your resume to hr@deciem.com. We really appreciate your effort in applying to this position. However, only those candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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