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Demand Planning Analyst

LALA US, Inc. Dallas, TX
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Position Summary:
 
The Demand Planning Analyst will work closely with the Supply Chain Management team to drive operational excellence across the organization. Will be responsible of the forecasting process to give Supply Chain the visibility needed to ensure product availability efficiently. The Demand Planning Analyst will drive the monthly Sales and Operations Planning for the company through continuous collaboration between Sales, Finance, Marketing and Supply Chain. This person will work to improve forecasting at various levels of aggregation using and reporting different metrics.

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain statistical and operational forecasts in SAP APO
  • Manage the collaboration process for the Sales and Operations Planning
  • Generate forecasts at different levels to share both with Internal teams and external like suppliers and copackers
  • Coordinate forecasting for Innovation and making sure Supply Chain has visibility for New Product launches
  • Provide management with timely and quality information regarding forecasts and trends
  • Generate and report Demand Planning KPI's including forecast accuracy and bias reports
  • Track sales performance, demand sensing and gather appropriate inputs from Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance) as well as continuous tracking of trends, production adherence, inventory levels and customer fill rate levels
  • Colaborate with different levels of the organization including IT, to implement new processes and systems to support the planning team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS degree, in Supply Chain / Logistics or related business field
  • 2+ year experience in in Demand planning / inventory management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Including effectively presenting information to top management
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP ECC/APO
  • Experience generating reports through a data visualization tool (MS PowerBI and Alteryx a plus)


Job Details

Date Posted December 8, 2018
Date Closes January 7, 2019
Requisition 927639
Located In Dallas, TX
Department Supply Chain
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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