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Senior Demand Planner – Consumer Goods Company in the Valley

Michael Page

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted March 29, 2021.

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Summary

Exciting Supply Chain opportunity!

Client Details

Our client is a very successful consumer goods company based in the West Hills / Canoga Park area in Los Angeles. They are looking to add a Senior / Demand Planner to the team. This position reports in the VP of Supply Chain.

Description

  • Oversee the forecasting and planning activities
  • Develop effective forecast models based on demand patterns and financial goals of the company
  • Plan inventory needs, based on forecast provided by sales
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy
  • Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management
  • Gather, analyze and validate data
  • Collaborate with Marketing / Sales team members to collect necessary information on SKU-level promotions, events, social strategy, advertising exposure, retail plans, etc.

Profile

  • Bachelor’s required; MBA is preferred.
  • 5+ years in Supply Chain Planning, Inventory Control, Demand Planning or Data Analysis required.
  • Over 1500 SKUs so client needs someone with experience with that amount of SKUs
  • Experience presenting regularly to upper management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with a sense of urgency while maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
  • In-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting policies.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a high degree of enthusiasm, professionalism and motivation.

Job Offer

Comprehensive salary plus benefits

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s required; MBA is preferred. 5+ years in Supply Chain Planning, Inventory Control, Demand Planning or Data Analysis required. Over 1500 SKUs so client needs someone with experience with that amount of SKUs Experience presenting regularly to upper management Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with a sense of urgency while maintaining a high degree of accuracy. In-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting policies. Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a high degree of enthusiasm, professionalism and motivation.