Demand Planner
MEDINA, OH Supply Chain
Job Type
Full-time, Full-time
Description

The Demand Planner will coordinate and manage the production planning and scheduling for selected Value streams. This role will work closely with the Value Stream Managers to make sound business decisions that positively impact the ability to meet the needs of our customers' inventory, cost, and delivery requirements. In addition, this role will support the demand planning and SIOP process to increase the focus on the statistical forecast improving overall inventory productivity and capacity planning.


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily work schedules, track work progress, update project critical path schedules, and advise the leadership of needed adjustments to daily work activities
  • Ensures manufacturing dates align with current products
  • Ensure work is scheduled and prioritized accurately and efficiently, and resources allocated appropriately
  • Use Bills of Material with Routing Details through Work Centers to guide shop floor operations
  • Willingness to cross train into other SIOP roles to provide support and back up as needed
  • Identify and communicate constraints in the workflow and partner with Value stream managers to reduce past due.
  • Additional requirements based on business needs
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of job-related experience with understanding of product scheduling or material planning required
  • Must have the ability to develop alternate solutions and carry through quickly and efficiently in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to organize workload, determine priorities and establish and monitor deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to interface clearly and concisely with others in different functional areas as well as with external contacts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have intermediate Microsoft Excel skills and overall Intermediate computer skills required.
  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy
  • Top candidates will also have:
    • Advanced MS Excel experience
    • Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles
    • APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification highly desired
    • MS Power BI, MRP/ERP, Alteryx, Access, John Galt (DME) demand planning