Role details

Demand Planner- Food & Beverage

Chicago   •   USD62,500 - USD72,500   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fast-growing household brand names company with amazing career opportunities
  • Work in the luxurious neighborhood of West Loop in beautiful Downtown Chicago

About Our Client

Our client boasts a strong resume in the food industry and is considered a powerhouse in the Chicago market. Located in the beautiful West Loop, they attract employees from downtown and the suburbs giving it a diverse and fun workplace environment. Owning multiple household brand names, this company has long term growth potential as well as the ability to have multiple short, quick successes to kick start your career.

Job Description

The Demand Planner will be responsible for the following tasks; but not limited to:

  • Develop demand plans at multiple levels of the business for multiple time levels as part of the demand planning function
  • Review historical data and trends for sales, review demand drivers, prepare forecast data and develop statistical forecast models
  • Ability to analyze sales and marketing data to help build information into the forecasting plan
  • Participates in the forecasting/development of financial plans
  • Monitor the abnormal demand and work with suppliers to take corrective action and forecast how to prevent in the future
  • Work daily/weekly/monthly with Sales, Marketing and Operations to change work processes
  • Participate in improvement processes across all business segments

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will possess the following traits, but not be limited to:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 3-5 years in the food & beverage industry
  • Demonstrated success in problem solving through leadership
  • Ability to showcase knowledge of financial statistics and forecasting tools with working experience in software i.e. SAP/APO or JDA/Manugistics
  • Experience in identifying operational problems and implementing a change solution and strategy
  • Understanding of end to end supply chain management and impact of demand planning

What's on Offer

If you are interested in this role please apply directly and all qualified candidates will be contacted. This role offers a competitive salary (target being $62,500 - $72,500) and bonus structure that is commensurate with current salary and experience.

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