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Leader; Demand Planning

Company: TireHub
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Leader; Demand Planning

Role Summary:

The Demand Planning leader is responsible for the leadership of the demand planning function and the administration of the TireHub collaboration forecast across our national distribution footprint. We are looking for a motivated demand planning professional with experience building collaboration processes inside of the S&OP cycle. This roles key focus will be on driving engagement with our key customers through monthly collaboration meetings and sales/demand alignment discussions. The demand leader will be the leader of the demand planning team and will be a key contributor and presenter at our monthly Executive S&OP meetings.

This is a highly visible leadership function that reports to the Director of Product Supply.

The individual must exhibit the following core TireHub commitments:

Approachable - If a company could smile, we would. Instead, we rely on our people to show it. We care about each other and our customers because we know business only gets done right when people respect each other and value relationships.

Adventurous - What TireHub is set up to do is intentionally outrageous. So, we readily embrace challenges with the courage to introduce new ideas and the ambition to build something unique.

Relentless - We tackle our work with energy. We deliver on our commitments with enthusiasm. And we don't give up until we get to the end.

Speedy - Speed is the currency in the tire industry. When we commit to a job, we get the job done and we do it fast.

Role Specifics:

The demand planning leader will manage the consensus forecasting process for all TireHubs national network. This includes tuning/improving the statistical forecasting process in ToolsGroup and designing the demand review meeting cadence to reach a consensus.

This position will be directly involved in demand collaboration meetings with all of our strategic account customers and our internal sales leadership organization.

The leader will be responsible for managing a small team including, recruiting, coaching, and mentoring the team.

This position will perform additional responsibilities as requested (i.e. serve in various advisory roles as needed).


  • Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement in Supply Chain Planning function
  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear
  • Winning Attitude: Consistently finds ways to win in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

    Experience and Education:
    • 5 years of applicable work experience with a focus on demand collaboration planning
    • History of engaging large customers in demand collaboration discussions
    • Experience with integrated supply/demand planning software (Tools Group/JDA/Other)
    • Bachelors degree in operations/supply chain/business or equivalent
    • Prior demand planning leadership experience strongly preferred
    • MBA or equivalent graduate degree, preferred
      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Highly analytical and data driven. Comfortable leveraging data to tell a story
      • Ability to influence cross functional teams to reach consensus; including courage to push back when required
      • Strong competence in statistical forecast models, collaboration forecast process, and demand planning history management
      • Demonstrated progression of experience, including effectively managing projects across diverse teams
      • Must be comfortable reporting results and providing analysis to senior leadership of the organization
      • Prior experience leading teams in complex operations environments at high service expectations
      • Experience with process improvement, including development and implementation efficiencies
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization, tailoring communication with ease to establish connection with a target audience
      • Represents organizations vision and values. Understands and works within the organizations mission, operations, structure, and goals.
        This role is based out of TireHub's corporate offices in Dunwoody, Georgia, with the expectation of a minimum of three days per week in the offices.

Keywords: TireHub, Smyrna , Leader; Demand Planning, Other , Smyrna, Georgia

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