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Demand Planner II

Company: Medline Industries, Inc.
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
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 plan.
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.

COVID-19 Vaccination
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.
Education
Bachelor%26rsquo;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 simulation tools.
Worked within high-performing teams and is highly collaborative.

Additional
Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
Data gathering and quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs.
Motivated to drive business results versus personal preferences, and in group achievement rather than individual achievement.
Meets deadlines and work under pressure, with limited supervision.
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 mind.
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, anywhere.%26rdquo;

Keywords: Medline Industries, Inc., Arlington Heights , Demand Planner II, Other , Mundelein, Illinois

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