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Demand Planner

Company: TRC Staffing
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Our large distribution company client is looking to hire a Demand Planner on a permanent basis at their Smyrna, GA location:

Demand Planner

Summary: The Demand Planning position is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with suppliers, products, and customers. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for products, cleanses demand history, incorporates business intelligence from sales, portfolio managers, and finance. This position coordinates the development of the monthly consensus forecast for their respective suppliers, products, key customers and regions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • 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 demand plans with key stakeholders, sales, finance, PM’s (Portfolio Managers), SBD (Suppler Business Development). Present and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, PM’s, and finance. Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts. Review promotional plans with sales/PM’s.
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, regional leaders, finance, and suppliers. Prepare relevant material to promote discussion and decision making. Facilitate and manage demand planning/supplier meetings.
  • Maintain demand planning system and software: Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness of product hierarchy. Monitor trends in forecast error. Identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence. Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the competencies of the RNDC Independent Contributor Administrative Leadership Competency Model.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position also requires strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required.

Education and/or Experience:

2-3 years of demand planning /forecasting experience. Wine & Spirits or Distribution industry experience preferred.

BA/BS degree. Supply Chain, Mathematics, Finance, or Business Administration preferred.

Please submit your resume to:


Keywords: TRC Staffing, Smyrna , Demand Planner, Other , Smyrna, Georgia

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