Demand Planner IV (B2B Demand Planner)

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Title: B2B Demand Planner (Demand Planner IV)
Location: Cupertino, CA
Duration: 12 Months
 
Responsibilities:
 

  • A successful candidate will have a collaborative & proactive attitude, strong analytical skills, and the ability to think in a broad scope.
  • This position is highly visible, presenting to senior management and executives on a regular basis.
  • Manage all aspects of demand planning and corresponding supply chain collaboration for a specific line of business.
  • Present forecast performance while highlighting changes in business trends in order to drive strategy conversations.
  • Analyze historical data to develop statistical lifecycle demand curves and/or forecast models for specific commodities / regions.
  • Assess demand drivers and macro trends and apply to forecasts.
  • Analyze impact of seasonality and other business events on demand pattern and apply appropriate adjustments.
  • Develop and maintain NPI and sustaining forecast models using SAP APO and other analytical tools.
  • Track & improve forecast metrics through process development. Collaborate with "Operations Research" team to implement system solution to support the DP process.
  • Analyze historical data to identify and fix data integrity issues.
  • Analyze parts with low forecast accuracy and address root cause working with Supply Planners.
  • Manage forecast churn.
  • Participate in projects as the Demand Planning Subject Matter Expert.

 
Qualifications:
 

  • Strong knowledge of forecasting methodologies and optimization techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of demand planning, supply planning and supply chain management.
  • Strong analytical capability and statistics skills.
  • Self-driven with a passion for solving complex business problems using applied statistics.
  • Ability to distill large and complex information down to simple, easy to understand terms and conclusions.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in presenting analytical content to senior management or executives.
  • Effectively and promptly communicate changes to model inputs and outputs that have significant relevance to business operations
  • Experience using a standardized forecasting tool such as SAP APO
  • Utilize database, SQL and Excel skills to collect, organize, and analyze data to support forecasting efforts
  • Play a leadership role in the standardization of deliverables; ensure adherence to commitments

 
Please share your resume to vincent@mindsource.com and/or reach me at 650-492-4188.

 
Job # 22-00980

 

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