TreeHouse Foods Mgr, Demand Planning - R02751 in Oak Brook, Illinois

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Full time

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IL Oak Brook

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Supply Chain Planning

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Mgr, Demand Planning

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Manages the development of forecast and inventory planning in anticipation of customer needs and in accordance with the organizations sales and service objectives. Directs the review of historical sales trends and forecasts. Reviews statistical forecast models and evaluates forecast results. Coordinates communication with sales, marketing, finance, purchasing, supply planning and other departments to ensure that current, accurate information and data are available for forecasts. 7 years related experience.

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nPosition Responsibilitiesn

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• Manage team of several planners supporting multiple brands and/or business segments.

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• Owns and facilitates monthly S&OP forecast consensus process resulting in a rolling 18 month demand plans.

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• Strong project management skills with proven success in delivering complex projects

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• Strong collaboration and influence management skills as evident by cross functional alignment and delivery of initiatives

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• Collaborate with key partners in, sales, brand, cpc and finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs.

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• Systematically identify and work to reconcile discrepancies and close gaps among inputs on an ongoing basis.

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• Work with production planning and deployment to transfer/translate consensus forecasts for operational purposes.

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• Ensure successful customer promotion execution through effective planning and leverage of key customer event inputs.

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• Track weekly/monthly forecast error results versus established targets and identify and report on root cause for forecast error below targets.

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• Play a lead role in the annual planning process across the S&OP planning team. Ensure linkage to monthly volume forecast as part of financial forecasting process.

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• Establish annual forecast accuracy targets.

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• Assume a lead role in the use of APO Demand Planning application.

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• Hire, train and mentor new planners. Work across peer group to lead and participate in major process improvement activities.

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• Support ongoing improvements in APO DP other systems

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• Drive IBP process improvements to improve forecast error

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• Lifecycle Planning Management leader

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nPosition Qualificationsn

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• B.S degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related field. MBA/advanced degree a plus.

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• Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge. Understanding of multiple regression models.

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• Demonstrated communication, collaboration and leadership skills.

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• 6-8+ years consumer products forecasting and/or supply chain operations experience.

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• Experience in and/or exposure to S&OP processes and procedures, customer planning and/or supply planning.

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• Experience with any forecasting application or supply planning software and/or SAP, APO, DP.

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• Experience with IRI, Retail Link, and other external customer data sources.

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• Experience in leading a transformational project

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• Strong project management skills

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• APICS certified (American Production Inventory Certification Society) a plus.

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• Strong working knowledge of Excel, Access, and Word.

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nDisability Assistancen

TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, i cluding those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to ndisability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

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nEEO Considerationsn

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.