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Demand Planner - Multiple Locations

Kelly Services
Lake Forest, IL 60045
**At Kelly** **** **Professional & Industrial, were passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. How about this one?**

Were seeking a **Demand Planner** to work at an industry-leading client of ours. With us, its all about finding the job thats just right.

**Why you should apply to be a Demand Planner:**

+ **Pay Rate** : $38 Per Hour

+ **Work Location: ONSITE/IN OFFICE**

+ **Employee can be local to any of the following locations:**

+ Lake Forest, IL

+ San Clemente, CA

+ Austin, TX

+ Salt Lake City, UT

+ **Hours:** 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday

+ Temporary opportunity with a well-known, reputable company that could lead to a long-term position!

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Access to outstanding Kelly perks via

**Whats a typical day as a Demand Planner like?**

The Demand Planner is the integration point into the sales and commercial organization. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales and Marketing. The Demand Planner incorporates data gathered from business intelligence, sales, marketing, finance, and customers to create a consensus forecast.

**Duties & Responsibilities:**

+ 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

+ Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers and ensure all data is considered in final forecast

+ Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool

+ Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs

+ Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning

+ Generate statistical and/or calculated forecasts using available forecast tools

+ Use and execute statistical forecast modeling techniques and software

+ Review resulting statistical forecast model and select best fit forecast model

+ Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting and reduce forecast error

+ Review sales plans, customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers

+ Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance departments

+ Provide input to volume planning (Latest Estimates/annual process) and facilitate/manage demand planning/customer meetings

+ Maintain demand planning system and software; enter/modify data ensuring correct product hierarchy and monitor trends in forecast error

+ Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process

+ Work on special projects as assigned

**We are looking for candidates who have:**

+ Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university

+ 3-5 years of previous Forecast, Demand Planning and Demand Execution experience

+ 2-3 years of ERP/MRP experience, Oracle and Demantra preferred

+ 2-3 years of experience in the Medical Device industry in Customer Service, Supply Chain, and/or Inside Sales preferred

+ Proven track record of improving overall efficiencies, reducing scrap cost and leading teams to effect positive change within the organization

+ Strong written and verbal communication with both internal and external customers

+ APICS or other forecasting Certification preferred

+ Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts

+ Familiar with creating and evaluating statistical forecast models based on historical sales and booking data, market trends, seasonality, and customer requirements

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook

_Helping you discover whats next in your career is what were all about, so lets get to work. Apply to be a_ **Demand Planner** _today!_

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

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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Kelly Services
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