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Solon, Ohio
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
4-6 Years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Demand & Supply Planning Lead


This position is a working Planner position within DSP which will have additional leadership developmental responsibilities. The developmental responsibilities may include one of more of the following activities:
• First point of contact for communication of DSP plans and issue resolution with commercial team, factories, and physical logistics.
• Monthly Business Planning(MBP) preparation with Division Leadership Team
• Responsibility for Divisional Communication such as Projected Out of Stock, Forecast Projections and Space Constraints
• Responsibility for functional DSP on-boarding, systems training, development, and mentorship
• Lead Annual Budget Review & Volume Build within ICP for DSP.
• Monthly Business Planning (MBP) – support the DSP Manager in the preparation and presentation of the Divisional MBP/Monthly Forecast Review (MFR) and Monthly Availability MAR meeting.
• DSP Communication: First point of contact for communication of DSP plans and issue resolution with commercial team, factories, and physical logistics.
• Leadership Development – Joint responsibility for DSP on-boarding, systems training, people development, and mentorship
• DSP Responsibilities – Responsibility for weekly demand forecast of a category/segment, responsibility for generation of a weekly master production supply plan, or responsibility for daily distribution requirements.
• BA/BS required. MBA/MS desirable.
• Effective collaboration and the ability to work with personnel at all organizational levels. Flexibility and adaptability to the demands and requirements of a fast-paced environment with multiple demands and priorities.
• Excellent oral and written skills, organizational and time-management abilities
• Strong analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret data and build quantitative models of business problems.
• Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer.
• 5 years’ experience preferred with functional experience in Demand and Supply process specifically with demand forecasting, production scheduling or deployment.
• Experience in Monthly Business Planning (MBP) process and understanding of key input/outputs.
• Experience utilizing APO Demand and Supply Network Planning solutions a real plus.
• Experience in influencing with integrity and stakeholder management preferred.
• Experience in NCE and ability to drive continuous improvement and change management preferred.