Demand Planner

Compensation

: $66,800.00 - $105,470.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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Department:Supply ChainSUMMARY: Our demand planners are responsible for planning, coordinating and managing our forecasting and demand planning systems, ensuring that forecasting and demand planning activities are timely and completed in accordance with established quality standards and procedures. They assist in development, implementation and periodic revision of policies that ensure effective completion of these functions. They coordinate closely with other departments to maintain operational schedules and ensure that safety regulations are closely adhered to. They complete related documentation as required.Major Responsibilities/ActivitiesAssumes responsibility for the development and implementation of effective forecasting department planning, policies and procedures.* Assists Director of Forecasting and other senior management in developing short and long term sales forecasts. Provides suggestions and recommendations to ensure product inventory levels are at acceptable levels and that customers remain in stock on all items including new product launches.* Participates in developing forecasting department policies and procedures and ensures that they support and complement company-wide strategic objectives.* Conducts periodic reviews of existing policies. Ensures that policies are uploaded and in accordance with evolving production and quality standards.* Participates in budget development including monthly, quarterly and annual sales projections.Assumes responsibility for the efficient, timely and accurate completion of forecasting function.* Generates monthly, quarterly and annually forecasting for assigned brands and customers.* Assists in monitoring forecasting system development.* Identifies problems, reports and resolves them quickly and effectively.* Participates in forecasting system training for all employees including marketing, sales, operations and finance* As required assists in writing forecasting procedure documents and completes related reports and records.* Ensures that the forecasting system is kept up to date by timely loading demand planning algorithms into forecasting software and related computer systems.Maintains effective communication, coordination and working relations with company personnel and management.* Works closely with retailers and internal departments such as sales, marketing, finance and operations to produce timely and accurate forecasts for the business.* Provides assistance and support to related departments as required.* Keeps management informed of area activities and of any significant problems.Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.* Ensures that work area is clean, secure and well maintained.* Stays informed of developments and changes in forecasting techniques and methods.Completes special projects as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in supply chain or similar business related field and not less than three (3) years work experience supporting a demand planning function. IBF or Demand Planning Certification is desirable.Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong understanding of forecasting, demand planning procedures and standards. Knowledge of forecasting and demand planning processes. Organizational skills, planning and management skills.What's in it for you? We breathe new life into iconic brands finding creative ways to market our widespread portfolio of products; work that is fascinating and challenging. We have top notch health/welfare benefits with options to suit your needs, FSA or HSA savings plans too. We provide a solid company match on your 401(k) contribution that vests100% immediately and have a consistent record of paying good bonuses. We provide time off benefits to help you better manage your work and family obligations, including half-day Fridays from May to September. We have free parking and easy access from all Westchester highways and trains. Our employees organize company outings 4+ times a year. We have our own in-house well-equipped gym with showers and towels? available all day. We brew fresh coffee & tea all day, and serve breakfast once a month. We conduct quarterly employee meetings to provide business updates. We encourage volunteerism and on our December Day of Caring, we run in multiple directions to assist with several charities locally. But most of all, we care for, trust and support each other so that we all succeed together. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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