Manager, Demand Planning

Location: Beloit, WI, United States
  • Manage and develop staff within Demand Planning function:
    • Oversee and manage Individual Training and Development Plans
    • Ensure cross-training exists across all roles
    • Work with appropriate Supply Chain Managers and Corporate Supply Chain Team to provide broader BU / North America exposure and development
  • Oversee Demand Planning Processes
    • Demand Planning
    • Consensus Reporting
    • Customer Problem Resolution/Escalation
    • Customer Contingency Planning
    • Customer Floor-Stock Agreements oversight
    • New Product Launches
    • Single point of contact for Supply Chain with Account
  • Oversee and manage BU Demand Planning Cycle:
    • Oversee forecasting process
    • Provide Demand input to Monthly S&OP Meetings
    • Ensure Operations Supply Chain Team has clear visibility to customer demand
    • Host monthly meeting with Operations Supply Chain Team and Commercial to ensure alignment on completion of Monthly Demand Process
    • Provide Demand input to Monthly BU S&OP Meetings
    • Work with Corporate Supply Chain/Other BUs to continually improve and modify processes to drive accuracy and customer service levels
    • Ultimate responsibility for customer service and forecast accuracy metrics

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited institution required in relevant area such as Supply Chain, Manufacturing Operations, Business, Economics, Engineering, etc. preferred 
  • 4+ years proven experience working in supply chain; food and beverage industry experience, preferred. Prior experience with demand forecast planning required
  • Strong analytical capabilities; able to proactively identify market trends, seasonality and promotional impact
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the organization
    • Ability to communicate collaboratively with customer contacts
  • Experience supervising direct reports in addition to coaching and developing
  • Team player who can bring prior continuous improvement ideas and creative thinking to a highly complex, always evolving, fast growing organization
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, ERP Systems and related software and/or systems
  • Experience working in a high volume, (multiple sku’s) or highly complex supply chain matrix environment
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit, proactive, able to work autonomously, but excels in a collaborative environment
Melissa Galloway
ProEnlist, LLC
720-358-4638 Direct
720-507-2417 SMS 

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