Newell Brands Manager, Demand Systems - Writing Division in Atlanta, Georgia

This position is responsible for development and maintenance of computer systems and business process solutions in support of the global demand forecasting business process and various reporting solutions to facilitate demand planning and Integrated Business Planning (IBP). He/she will focus on:

  • Managing all aspects of the design,implementation, deployment and support of application solutions for businessprocesses in demand forecasting.

  • Designing business processes, then analyzing,designing, testing and implementing systems to support the demand forecastingvalue stream.

  • Ensuring effective alignment ofregional Demand Planning activities with global strategic and operational goals

  • Monitoring current technologyadoption and effectiveness.

  • Serving as the single point ofcontact for facilitation of Demand Planning business process and technologyimprovement initiatives.

  • Define metrics and reporting toenable regional operational activities; Ensure system and process adherence toenable measurement consistency.


  • Bachelors Degree inBusiness, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technicalfield.

  • Five+ years experience whichincludes:

  • Experience in demandplanning and forecasting strongly preferred

  • Previous experience with SupplyChain Planning business processes including S&OP/IBP, DemandPlanning, Supply Planning and Production Planning & Scheduling

  • Working in a CPG (ConsumerPackaged Goods) organization or a business-to-business supplierorganization

  • Experience in anInformation Technology systems analysis function, working with end-usersto translate business requirements into systems specifications

  • Technical understanding ofERP or bolt-on forecasting systems (SAP APO preferred)

  • Proven ability andwillingness to develop relationships with internal customers and internalfunctional partners

  • Successful utilization ofLean principles and tools (Flow, Pull, Kanban, Kaizen, Value StreamMapping, A-3 thinking, formal problem solving, etc.).

  • Ability to:

  • Operate in a structuredenvironment and remain organized while focusing on day-to-day operationalexecution.

  • Work effectively in aconstantly changing, fast paced team environment

  • Run and analyze reports anddetermine the actions to provide the best customer experience

  • Build strong, collaborativerelationships with internal and external business partners

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.