Role details

Planning Manager

San Jose   •   USD80,000 - USD95,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Rapidly growing consumer goods / technology company seeking a Planning Manager
  • Critical role to support the planning function of the business

About Our Client

My client, with offices in San Jose, CA is a rapidly growing global consumer goods technology company that is positioned to become an industry leader in its space. In just a short amount of time, the company has achieved significant results, and is expected to double in revenue again in the next two years.

Job Description

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and customer to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Create and maintain with peers scorecard for meaningful discussions with customers.
  • Working with logistics based in San Jose office to ensure that demand is met within agreed KPI's with the customers.
  • Actively engage with peers to improve process and methodologies.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3+ year experience - preferably within the telecommunications industry
  • Demonstrable experience in the faculty of Demand Planning
  • Demonstrable experience or advanced academic knowledge of supply planning concepts
  • Fluency in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a strict rhythm
  • Demonstrated Analytical Skills
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of WOC management
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and operations
  • Operational Process Mapping, Analysis and Improvement Skills
  • Advanced abilities in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of S&OP process and importance to SCM
  • Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management
  • Ability to influence and deliver proposals to customers.

What's on Offer

A full time, permanent offer with a competitive base and bonus

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