Company: TRC Staffing
Posted on: June 2, 2021
Our large distribution company client
is looking to hire a Demand Planner on a permanent basis at their
Smyrna, GA location:
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
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
- 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
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
Please submit your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keywords: TRC Staffing, Smyrna , Demand Planner, Other , Smyrna, Georgia
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