Job Details
Job Id:
Demand Planner
Job Type:
Dallas TX 
Demand Planner, CPG in Dallas

Growing multi-billion-dollar food manufacturer, providing one of America’s best loved brands is seeking a Demand Planner. With emphasis on the generation of the sales projections, trends, seasonality, supply chain inventory, production capacity and business strategies which informs the production and distribution demand. Also ensure the planning of sales volumes as a basis for calculating the projected profitability of the business.

• Reviews forecasting models and historical data, seeking to improve the accuracy of demand forecasts
• Coordinate the scheduled activities of information delivery by Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Plants necessary for the inputs to the estimation process.
• Perform SKU level analysis by distribution center and channel
• Review the seasonality, weight and growth of each DC combination, channel / brand by region and national total.
• Convene and carry out the consensus meeting, to define the sales planning and to start the sourcing/production/distribution processes.
• Prepare the necessary information for the consensus meeting, which facilitates decision making.
• Guarantees the availability of updated information in the system, emphasizing input excellence and timely data inputs
• Advises people who must load intelligence into the demand process in the use of the tool.

Requirements and Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, systems engineer, statistics, mathematics or related
• Master’s Degree is valued
• 5+ years with related experience in business analysis, systems and/or planning processes
• Demonstrated expertise in analysis, and reporting, presentations of information for multi- constituent business decisions
• Flexibility to accept and transmit changes, decision making and high orientation to customer service
• Ability to work in in matrix position with sales, finance, and SAP systems management inputs
• Knowledge in distribution planning processes
• Knowledge of SAP interface is highly valued
• Extensive ability to utilize all MicroSoft Office software, particularly Excel to include Pivot Tables, VLookups, Formulas, and Macros.
Dallas area candidates only please