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Demand Planning Managers work in sales logistics departments and are in charge of providing customer and products forecasts. They gather information from various analysts and sources, review past sales trends, research demand factors, and help creating customer action plans. Based on our resume samples, employers select candidates who demonstrate strategic planning, analytical thinking, statistical expertise, sales orientation, forecasting methods proficiency, communication abilities and computer competencies. The most successful resume samples display a Bachelor's Degree in statistics or a similar field and a Master's Degree in business administration.

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Demand Planning Manager

Managed a 5 member production planning team responsible for inventory worth $56 million

  • Optimize resource allocation by using statistical models to forecast future demand. Selected 22 forecasting models to forecast 50,000 SKU's that improved forecast accuracy by 10%.
  • Improved fill rate by 1.5% at 97% while maintaining an optimum inventory level of $56 million for an annual sales volume of approximately $300 million.
  • Maintained on-time delivery schedules and receipt of raw material and finished goods
  • Successfully implemented a $20 million product line transition over a period of 5 months using ramp up and ramp down schedules at the existing and the new vendors.
  • Created supplier cost model based on activity based costing to determine the true cost of supply chain. Estimated savings average $1.5 million per vendor
  • Created multiple reports in Microsoft Access using SQL queries on raw data files. Used by production planners to determine order quantities, analyze service level, slow moving inventory etc.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BE
Civil Engineering
MBA
Supply Chain Management And Finance
2

Demand Planning Manager

Managed the global demand analysis and forecast for products worth $3M, including the company's fastest growing categories. Assisted Buyers/Supply planners to manage inventory. Maintained and reported forecast KPIs, such as forecast accuracy, bias and MAPE.

  • Identified excess inventory ($80K) and developed a sales plan jointly with the Sales management to sell that inventory and thus reducing the total inventory costs by 6%.
  • Managed all aspects of demand analysis and forecasting contributing to increased profit (11% to 18%).
  • Developed and implemented analytical tools using MS to help the planners in day-to-day activities, resulting in increased forecast accuracy by 12%.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
MBA
Human Resource Management
MBA
Global Supply Chain And Operations Management
3

Demand Planning Manager

Managed 120 saleable skus within Fragrance, Blush, Nails, Applicators and Limited Life categories by monitoring weekly sell through trend and monthly Key Performance Indicators to drive forecast accuracy

  • Drafted new launch proposals to determine sell in, sell through and cannibalization projections, and collaborated with cross functional teams to reach consensus on final benchmarks
  • Analyzed and reported weekly sales performance for new product launches, assessing against plan and mix of business
  • Responsible for daily and monthly forecast analysis reports such as Attainment, Data Warehouse and Stat Model Change, as well as ad-hoc reports to action demand decisions
  • Created new launch side-by-side reports to track year over year launch activity and to identify category growth
  • Established a promotional replan process by distributing a monthly non-saleable attainment report for each customer group to reduce excess inventory for samples, testers, GWPs, PWPs
  • Published a weekly Missing Suggested Retail Price diagnostic report to the affiliate team to identity missing valuation by brand, market and sku level
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
4

Sr. Demand Planning Manager

Responsible for multi-channel, diverse category of Appliances, Check-lane Consumables, and Toys with annual sales of $2 billion, annual turnover of 4.0, and team of 15. Responsible for monthly financial forecast, P&L oversight, and annual budget.

  • Managed flow of inventory via company's conveyable-goods warehouse network, company's home delivery center network, 3rd party distributor network, and vendor managed inventory process.
  • Drove implementation of Rapid Replenishment with GE. Rapid Rep produced significant improvements in lead-time to customer, in-stocks, inventory levels, supply chain costs, and truck utilization. GE won Vendor of the Year due to its success.
  • Led effort to successfully launch Rapid Rep with our largest vendor Whirlpool and initiated launch with LG.
  • Partnered with stores to craft and apply comprehensive major appliance back-stock strategy in stores. Balanced immediate needs of customers with inventory carrying cost expense.
  • Served as member of systems Lean Six Sigma black belt project to eliminate excess inventory in stores by 10%.
  • Guided 7 employees on my team to promotion.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Literary Studies
5

Demand Planning Manager

Manage the short-term and long term demand and supply plans for a $100 Million product line (Midas Rex Disposable Tools)

  • Conduct and lead the Sales and Operations Meetings for Executives
  • Develop, implement, and manage key supply chain improvement projects that resulted in a 8% reduction of raw materials
  • Negotiated annual contracts/agreements with suppliers for $50 million
  • Supervised, trained, and implemented team objectives for staff of planners
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
MBA
International Business
6

Demand Planning Manager

Selected to assume role in new position due to technical and analytical skills. Managed two direct reports for ongoing development of sales forecasting for U.S. operations. Managed and provided customer monthly sales forecasts to production planning. Prepared annual sales business plan in collaboration with VP of Sales, Marketing team and financial leadership. Established actual vs. forecast sales metrics to improve operational manufacturing performance.

  • Managed the demand planning process by conducting detail analysis of inputs and outputs of the qualitative and quantitative data. Used various statistical forecast modules and trend analysis to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Established a monthly review process with VP of Sales, Regional Sales Directors, Marketing and Financial group to ensure business changes and new brand introductions were incorporated into the forecast.
  • Developed a centralized forecasting system which enabled sales team to focus on business growth versus administrative work.
  • Prepared sales and statistical forecasts performance reports on aggregate level as well as item level for Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings.
  • Provided input to Sales Service to identify and reduce inventory obsolescence.
  • Promoted from Forecast Administrator to Demand Planning Manager.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Marketing
MBA
Business Administration
7

Demand Planning Manager

Collaborated with 20 account Reps across 140 major US accounts to develop specific, materially supported revenue attainment plan.

  • Generated material purchases of about $1.6 billion yearly across all HP products and 3po with proper forecasting of unique clientele specific SKU'S.
  • Developed and managed client account product transition plans and shortage mitigation strategies for each account.
  • Project and track quota attainment by comparing material Forecast to Quota, by Regional Sales Volume throughout the United States.
  • Reduced preposition materials inventory by 40% year over year
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Office Management
8

Demand Planning Manager

Responsible for driving the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process. One of three Demand Planning Managers to oversee the process for $1.8B annual sales, 18 North American facilities. Lead forecast creation with information gathered from sales, product management and finance. Held monthly meetings to gain consensus on demand forecast, reconcile financial forecast and held Executive report out. Assisted plants in setting up capacity modeling. Implemented new processes to maintain and update ABC codes, safety stock and manage customer lead times.

  • Implemented Oracle Integrated Operations Planning forecast software.
  • Centralized forecasting for six North America manufacturing sites.
  • Improved 90-day forecast accuracy by 50% on various product lines by performing analysis at deeper levels, working closely with product management and changing forecast modeling.
  • Developed or streamlined reports to be used across the division and job functions; Consensus Roll-Up file consolidated 16 plants financial unconstrained and constrained forecasts, Top 25 report shared current month customer demand vs. forecast, Demand Control shared plant financial and unit demand vs. forecast by product line.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Leadership & Supervision
MBA
Master of Business Administration
9

Demand Planning Manager

Managed supply chain planning department. Responsible for forecasting sales, driving S&OP process and monitoring manufacturing inventory levels and performance.

  • Designed and implemented data analysis infrastructure for operations group.
  • Implemented statistics-based forecasting process which resulted in a 23% improvement in forecast accuracy.
  • Led cross-functional S&OP process which provided executive leadership with visibility of business performance and advance insight into critical business issues.
  • Managed inventory analyst and reduced inventory levels by 22% during a period of 65% revenue growth.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
10

Demand Planning Manager

  • In 2010, successfully improved fill rates from under 95.00% to over 97.00%, eliminated over $500K from distressed sales YOY and removed over 3 days of inventory from the Carlstadt warehouse.
  • Improved forecasting accuracy by over 10% on 3,000+ SKU's with sales exceeding $500K.
  • Developed Blue cheese advanced planning for the spring season. Reduced the amount of spot buys YOY, saving over $25K.
  • Developed imported cheese advanced planning for the holiday season. Decreased maximum inventory position by over 8.0 days YOY without sacrificing 97.00% service or increasing at risk inventories.
  • Recognized with the DCI Award for Excellence.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BBA
Supply Chain Management

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