Demand Planner (Manufacturing)

Company Name:
Demand Planner
We are a leader of high-performance, innovative and eco-conscious yoga products. Since 1997, we have served and led the yoga market with a continuous flow of premium equipment and accessories. Our brand has been built on innovation, quality and customer service, coupled with our deep commitment to community and sustainable business pract
As a Demand Planner for our company, you will be in a highly visible supply chain role that will oversee the Demand Planning (forecasting and inventory) requirements process. This is a hands-on position responsible for developing and executing Demand Plan and inventory plans that will enable the company to meet sales objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Designing and generating weekly and monthly statistical forecast reports
-Continuously improving forecasting techniques, method, and approach
-Relating and measuring the impact of forecast accuracy
-Evolving and maintaining documentation and standard operating procedures for demand planning processes and systems
-Conduct current and future forecasting analysis, insuring forecasting processes and methods are followed
-Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the sales forecast
-Establish and utilize best methods (statistical models and software tools) in creating forecasts and respective inventory targets
-Make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trends
-Lead forecast and inventory planning meetings, reviewing recommended sales forecasts and inventory goals (emphasis on brand transitions, new product introduction, and promotions)
-Manage inventory targets (including safety stock levels) that are approved by management
-Prepare, report, and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management (forecast accuracy, inventory plan vs. targets)
-Monitor SKU levels and recommend SKU rationalization initiatives in the future
-Proactively facilitating, re-engineering, best practices & consensus between functional experts (Demand Planning, Inventory Planning, Purchasing, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Finance, and IT)
-Background in master scheduling, forecasting, procurement and planning
-Strong analytical abilities
-Strong knowledge of demand planning process
-Experience using NetSuite a plus
-Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
-Good communication and team building skills
-Detail oriented
-Extreme accuracy
-Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
-Knowledge of key inventory performance metrics, turns, margin contributions, etc. -Ability to lead cross-functionally
-Collaborative skills in resolving long and short positions in inventory
-Experience in managing end of life cycle and absolute inventory
-4 year college degree preferred (Business, engineering or related field)
Job Status: Full-Time
To Apply: Inability to follow these instructions will disqualify the candidate
No phone calls or walk-ins
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The email subject line must read: Job Position, First Name Last Name (For example: Demand Planner (F/T), Jane Smith)
Serious inquiries only.
Job based in El Segundo, CA.

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