DEMAND PLANNER

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Senior Demand Planning Manager

CLASSIFICATION
Full-time, Exempt

LOCATION
Danville, Virginia

SUPERVISES
N/A

POSITION SUMMARY

The Demand Planner is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and analyzing historical sales data to create forecasts for products and materials on a global scale. This position provides support to Account Management teams by providing safety stock level recommendations for all items in multiple warehouses. The Demand Planner is also responsible for creating reports related to forecasts and inventory position for Account Management review.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor inventory levels and develop recommendations for Account Teams accordingly
  • Create “best” forecast based on historical data and future business intelligence
  • Analyze forecast accuracy and identify forecast errors; identify ways to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Generate monthly forecast review reports, including newly suggested forecasts, special sales history, and store openings for Account Managers to review
  • Organize monthly sales forecast meetings
  • Communicate with Account Managers regarding updates to customer performance and special events
  • Advise Account Management on which safety stock method to utilize based on historical data and forecast
  • Communicate and coordinate with Atlas Suite Enterprise software consultant on software issues and data connection with company’s internal remote server

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Demonstrate ability to complete all tasks with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and follow-up
  • Ensure professional, accurate, and timely communication to complete tasks and resolve issues
  • Analyze and problem-solve effectively and efficiently
  • Work calmly and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Organize and plan for multiple customer accounts at one time
  • Oversee all phases of assigned projects to ensure completion within budget and schedule
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in all tasks

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or similar field or 4+ years of experience in a related role
  • Thorough understanding of statistical models
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask/prioritize based on urgency
  • Preferred familiarity with SQL, MS Access, and SQL Server

PERKS AND BENEFITS

We believe our employees are our most important asset. Infinity Global offers competitive salaries and values employees with a diversified benefits package, fun company outings, and in-office perks. Our perks and benefits include:

  • Health Insurance, Health Savings Account with company contribution, and Wellness Program
  • Dental, Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid-time-off, including your birthday and paid holidays
  • Flexible schedules
  • Break room stocked with snacks and drinks
  • Comprehensive training and professional development program
  • Company-sponsored outings, activities, and events
  • Company-sponsored charitable events and donations