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Demand Planner

Company: Experis, a Manpower Group Company
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

-- --------The Demand Planner is accountable for all the company's volume-based forecast aspects. This role is responsible for the cross-functional consensus forecasting process, preparing materials, facilitating the Demand S&OP meetings, maintaining the company's forecasting tool, and providing operational volume projections.-- -- --Review and maintain demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation, in multiple time buckets, and multiple units of measure.Use historical order data and standard statistical modeling techniques to generate the baseline statistical forecast.Coordinate with the Sales organization and Product Management to incorporate market intelligence to enrich the baseline forecast and ensure known drivers are accounted for (e.g., new product introductions, customer gains and losses, etc.)Pressure test monthly sales, input and validate forecast output at appropriate levels of aggregation before publishing monthlyCollaborate with Supply Manager and FP&A Manager to ensure the proper translation of the unconstrained demand plan is actionable to support operations.Facilitate volume-based forecasting for the annual budget development process and quarterly financial forecasts.Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop and maintain statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.Coordinate with IT and other functions to ensure that the underlying data/system is in place as required to support robust forecasting.Maintain a detailed knowledge of all components of the demand forecast including statistical baseline, sales and marketing intelligence, new product introductions, and market trends--------Requirements:Bachelor's Degree -- Supply Chain/Operations, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, or another technical fieldMinimum five years of supply chain experience, with at least three years of experience in--a demand planning/forecasting roleExperience operating with Demand Planning & Forecasting software (GAIN Systems preferred)Experience with formal sales and operations planning (S&OP/IBP) processAdvanced capabilities in Microsoft Excel and Power QueryStrong analytical, organizational, decision-making, and presentation skillsAPICS or IBF CertificationStrong knowledge of advanced forecasting methods, probability & statisticsPrior experience working with business intelligence software (i.e., Power BI, Tableau, ClickView)

Keywords: Experis, a Manpower Group Company, St. Louis , Demand Planner, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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