Demand Planner II
Company: Medline Industries, Inc.
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Under general supervision, manage, determine and communicate SKU
level forecasting for Inventory Management.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess the impact of market changes or significant variances in the
forecast, and recommend appropriate revisions and tactics.
Manage statistical forecast exceptions by utilizing demand-planning
exception reports to identify and fix potential issues.
Develop, monitor, and communicate reports on changes and forecast
accuracy to business unit and supply chain organizations, while
driving continuous improvement.
Make recommendations to enhance business processes and identify
opportunities to improve operational efficiencies.
Work with business unit leadership to generate a consensus demand
Assist in development of annual plans and reconcile them with
monetized demand plans. Communicate any gaps between the plans.
Influence and collaborate with key partners in marketing, sales
(field sales, corporate sales managers and directors) and finance,
and address input gaps as identified by forecast error, bias and
volatility review and other means.
Assess the impact of promotions and events on demand, using what-if
analysis to create scenarios and recommendations.
Determining methods to address and correct any demand-planning
group behaviors that adversely affect S&OP KPIs.
Work with various cross-functional teams on projects such as new
product launches, line extensions, product discontinuations,
promotions and events. Demonstrate sound business decision making
aligned with company goals.
Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in
this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. - This
position will require the successful candidate to provide proof
that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. - Medline is an
equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable
accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated
for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Bachelor's degree (BS/MS in supply chain, engineering, operations
management, or math/economics desired)
APICS certification a plus
Relevant Work Experience
At least 3 years of prior experience in supply chain planning,
inventory management, procurement, manufacturing operations, or a
field that demands complex quantitative analysis.
Hands-on experience with modeling, forecasting, analysis and
Worked within high-performing teams and is highly
Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
Data gathering and quantitative and qualitative data analysis,
including business process metrics and measures linking to business
Motivated to drive business results versus personal preferences,
and in group achievement rather than individual achievement.
Meets deadlines and work under pressure, with limited
Well-organized and high level of attention to detail.
Knowledge of forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations,
finance and manufacturing.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects at once.
Evaluate scenarios in with end-to-end supply chain impact in
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication,
including great presentations.
Medline offers a comprehensive benefits plan for our full time team
members. This includes, Employee Assistance Program, Medical Plans,
Well-being Program, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Group
Critical Illness Insurance, Group Accident Insurance, Flexible
Spending Accounts (FSA), Short-Term Disability, Long-Term
Disability, 401(k) Plan with company contributions, Employee Life
In surance, Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance, Dependent
Life Insurance, Employee Death Benefit, Legal Plan, Paid Time Off
Vacation, Flex Time Off, Paid Holidays, EAP, Education Assistance
Tuition Reimbursement, Ginger the Mental Health Emotional Support
App- On-demand access to mental and emotional support anytime,
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