US, US, CA - San Diego
Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%
Location: CA - San Diego
The Demand Planner position is responsible for a timely and accurate demand plan for the organizations and products/portfolios assigned. They lead the monthly S&OP process for their respective customers and products and will use multiple sources to develop the demand plan of both component and set level including statistical forecasts, sales plans, scenario planning, portfolio management (new product introduction/phase-outs) and market intelligence
This position leads the S&OP dialogue each month, proposes the appropriate levels of demand to plan for and gains consensus from their key counterparts in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Development, and Supply.
Bachelor’s degree in Management, Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field, or equivalent and 2 to 4 years of related planning experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 2+ years demonstrated results in supply chain management or demand planning with Bachelors degree.Strong statistical, analytical and problem solving ability. Entrepreneurial spirit is a must. Experience working with detailed product line forecasts and familiarity with the sales and operations planning process (S&OP). Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Experience with low volume, high mix product lines highly preferred. APICS or IBF certification preferred.