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Demand Planning Manager

Company: Malouf
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Malouf is seeking a motivated individual that will provide day to day tactical leadership & direction for our demand planning team. Potential candidates should have a leadership background in consumer products in both retail online and brick & mortar demand planning environments. The Demand Planning Manager will be accountable for leading the optimization and the execution of the demand planning processes to meet customer requirements and business expectations across a 12-month horizon. To be successful in this role, candidates must display high levels of problem-solving, leadership, ownership of responsibilities and ability to collaborate with multiple teams.

This is a full-time position. General schedule is 8am-5pm Monday - Friday. Part time, remote, or student schedules are not available. Relocation Assistance is available!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead the Demand Planning team and ensure collaboration with cross-functional teams to develop monthly demand plans and maintain forecasts that align with the strategies and objectives of the business over a 12-month horizon.
  • Manage performance, provide coaching, feedback, and development plans to the Demand Planning Team members
  • Manages the demand planning process to improve accuracy and provide consistency in forecast bias to support targeted customer fill rates while minimizing inventory risk exposure.
  • Leads key cross functional demand planning collaboration meetings with the commercial partners with a data driven fact-based approach to communicate key forecast drivers to develop a consensus forecast.
  • Drive process standardization and continuous improvement. Redesign processes to reduce waste and improve forecasts.
  • Provide leadership in identifying, compiling, and organizing key sales data for developing forecasts/demand plans.
  • Partners with the Director of Sales & Operations Planning with the development of a monthly Demand Plan that will be the foundation for the S&OP cycle each month.
  • Coordinate between Commercial teams, Product Development, and Supply Planning to follow-up on various promotions, new product introductions and product transitions.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related field.
  • Should have 3-5 years supervisory leadership experience in Demand planning/forecasting in consumer products in brick & mortar and online retail channels.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and provide leadership to team members
  • Excellent communication skills and strong ability to collaborate with other cross functional teams in the development of demand plans
  • Would prefer someone with a background in S&OP, IBP or SIOP
  • Process improvement acumen
  • Strong business judgment, excellent math skills, and ability to analyze data trends.
  • Fluent in complex Excel formulas. Experience with PowerBI is a plus.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time with attention to detail.

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer workstation, to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk, see, and hear.
  • The employee may occasionally have to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Benefits:

  • Insurance premiums paid 100% by Malouf
  • HSA Eligible Health Plan
  • Dental w/ orthodontics
  • Vision Plan
  • Basic Life insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance-Voluntary
  • Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Company-matched 401K
  • Free daily gourmet lunch provided by our company chef
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Onsite monthly hair/salon appointment
  • Product discounts
  • Learn more at www.maloufsleep.com

We are an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

We are an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Malouf, Logan , Demand Planning Manager, Other , Logan, Utah

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