Demand Planner I
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Utilize the S&OP process to collaborate with supply chain, finance, sales, trade marketing, and marketing while reviewing JDA, Siebel, and CPFR data to construct a weekly demand forecast while maintaining weekly and monthly forecast accuracy for the top customers.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities (Describe the 5-7 major accountabilities)
•Assemble the rolling 18 month weekly and monthly demand forecasts by brand, by UPC utilizing all cross functional data
•Partner with marketing, trade marketing, and sales to understand current and upcoming key customer needs, special demand requests, and
• Lead the Pre-S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) and S&OP meetings with all cross functional departments
•Track and report forecast accuracy metrics and drive continuous improvement in sales forecasting
• Identify, analyze, and document the forecast errors related to the demand forecast for identification of corrective actions through utilizing JDA and Terra Technology
• Communicate with the Supply Chain Planner in a rapid and timely manner on emerging demand changes and special requests
•Work with the new products and marketing groups to develop new production introduction forecasts and timelines
Education and Experience
•BS degree required, preferably in Business Logistics
•2 – 5 years planning experience preferred
•Working knowledge of JDA preferred
•Extremely organized and detail oriented
•Ability to analyze data and determine opportunities for improvement
•Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
•The ideal candidate must be a professional team-oriented individual who can manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and be able to adhere to deadlines
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*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ
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