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Demand Planner

Company: Feit Electric
Location: Pico Rivera
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Feit Electric Company is a leader in lighting products and innovation. We're driven to deliver the latest breakthroughs in interior and exterior illumination to the global marketplace. To us, lighting is everything. The right light can turn a house into a home, make an unsafe area feel more secure, or make navigating your way back to bed a lot easier. We take pride in challenging the status quo and we leverage our years of industry experience to provide the ultimate in product quality and service to our customers. Our extensive worldwide operations enable us to achieve superior quality, offer best in category value, and scale as needed to service major retailers throughout the world. Family-owned and based in Los Angeles since 1978, we are devoted to our long-term employees, customers, and retail partners - by working together we all prosper.
General Position Summary: We are hiring a Demand Planner to join the team at Feit Electric. You will work under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Supply Chain. This role works closely with the sales and supply Planning teams to execute sales strategy and aid in optimizing inventory decisions. Utilizing our planning system, you will create, analyze, and manage forecasting at the SKU level for assigned retail accounts. The ideal candidate is a strategic, analytical self-starter and can work independently and collaboratively.

  • Develop and maintain demand rolling forecasts by analyzing historical sales, POS data, category trends, seasonality, price changes, promotions, and customer projections to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Share forecast assumptions and the impact of strategic activities to forecast outcomes for the sales team, purchasing, and various stakeholders.
  • Perform ongoing analysis and monitoring of actual performance to forecasted plan, identify significant variances, take corrective actions, and detail assumptions.
  • Coordinate and lead the demand planning process to identify changes in the demand plan to achieve consensus driven around key drivers and significant changes.
  • Monitor SKU trends and makes recommendations to EOL existing items
  • Measure and report forecast accuracy and other KPIs relating to demand planning and supply chain for continuous improvement
  • Other responsibilities and duties may be assigned
    Qualifications:A successful candidate is comfortable working independently and being part of a team. The demand planner is at the center of communications because this position serves as an intermediary between the sales and purchasing departments. Therefore, proactively initiating conversations about the business is a crucial part of the demand planning role.There are several cross-functional partners, so gaining agreement and pivoting communication depending on the audience is essential so being comfortable speaking to cross-functional partners is vital.
    We'd love to hear from people with:
    • Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of demand planning experience for CPG manufacturer
    • Forecasting and replenishment software experience: StockIQ experience is a plus
    • Experience with ERP/MRP systems
    • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite requires strong Excel skills to consolidate data, create reporting, identify trends, etc.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate results to draw concrete decisions based on data that is presented

Keywords: Feit Electric, Pico Rivera , Demand Planner, Other , Pico Rivera, California

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