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Demand Planner

Kelly Services
Alpharetta, GA 30009
**Job Title:**

_Demand Planner_

**Job Location:**

_Alpharetta, GA_

**Pay Rate:**

_$30.00 / per hour_


This position will provide leadership for the process development, tool development, and best practices for demand planning to ensure efforts contribute to the attainment of business objectives. The incumbent is responsible for forecasting market demand for a specified group of products that will allow synchronized production of mill and supplier operations, deployment of stock, reduction of inventories and maximization of customer service.

This position will work with Business Planning, Production and Materials Planning, Sales and Marketing, Deployment, Customer Service, International Demand Managers, and Distribution Operations team members and Managers.

**Responsibilities** :

+ Generate an accurate 24 month rolling forecast for a specified category of products.

+ Deliver on Forecast Accuracy Key performance indicators.

+ Challenge, assess, and maintain justifications for increased and decreases in the forecast.

+ Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to ensure that there is good business input into the forecast and challenge assumptions through rigorous analysis.

+ Provide suggestions to improve the forecasting process and performance of the demand planning system and lead continuous improvement programs that will improve the accuracy of demand forecasts.

+ Develop the sales pipeline process leading to proactive identification of new customer demand

+ Collaborate with strategic customers on demand planning opportunities, leading to quick identification of demand changes within lead times

+ Provide input to the long-range business demand forecasts and to the potential volume opportunities of alternative marketing/sales programs

+ Manage Monthly Demand Review process for a particular product group leading to the sign-off of the regional level forecast by the Marketing Director and input to the S&OP global demand review.

+ Be the forecasting expert on a given product group and drive improvements in forecast accuracy and error. Educate others on the behavior of the product group.

+ Lead the new product launch demand management process and ensure alignment of the plan with marketing and product supply

+ Provide information as to the conformance of actual sales to forecasted volume. Identify and track contributing factors to sales forecast errors.

+ Lead continuous improvement programs to improve sales forecast accuracy, forecasting processes, and systems.

**Basic Qualifications:**

Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics, or other related field.

Excellent Analytical and Communication skills

High functional working knowledge of Excel

1-2 years experience in a supply chain, customer facing, financial or similar type role

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Project Management experience

Forecasting experience

Knowledge of SAP R/3, OMP+, JDA or other industry proven forecasting software


Demonstrated improvements in previous S&OP role

**_Resumes needed. Please send them to Moriah.Brown@kellyservices.com_**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-02-22 Expires: 2021-03-25

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