Newell Brands Analyst, Demand Planning in Brampton, Canada

Title: Demand Planning, Analyst

Location: Brampton, Ontario

Reports to : Director, Supply Chain

J ob Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for maintaining and overseeing the demand plan for keyaccounts

  • Develop and maintain a by-customer, by item demand plan using POSAnalysis, statistical tools, intelligence gathering and internal/external collaboration.

  • Track performance and provide analysis of actual versus demandplan.

  • Work closely with sales, channel marketing to identify trends andrefine the demand plan.

  • Maintain 12 month promotional calendar in conjunction with salesand marketing. Controlling, communicating, and administering New ItemIntroductions as required.

  • Maintain KPI's of forecast accuracy and bias. Provide analysis andreports as required in support of KPI improvement.

  • Assist in the allocation of short products in conjunctionwith Marketing and Supply Chain leaders.

  • Monitor and improve processes to enable forecast sales accuracy.

  • Deliver a strong forecast mindset and champion this throughout thesales and marketing organization.

  • Lead, train and mentor the developing Demand Planning resources inthe daily, weekly, and monthly tactical approach to reduce customer/item levelerror and bias

  • Conduct monthly consensus forecastmeetings.

  • Participate and represent the Demand Planning team during keymarket level, cross-functional interaction points (Allocation review, S&OPMeeting, etc.)


  • Demonstrated Supply Chain experience/knowledge related to DemandPlanning

  • Demonstrated experience/knowledge related to Sales and OperationsPlanning (S&OP)

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize quantitative and analytical skillsto assess business situations and solve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, tasks,assignments simultaneously

  • Demonstrated relationship skills; ability to influencecross-functional partners through directly or through collaboration activities

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

  • Financial acumen coupled with effective inter-personal style.

  • Process development experience

  • Data management capabilities; strong MS-Excel and Powerpoint skills

Key Relationships:

  • National Account Managers

  • Brand and Channel Marketing

  • Supply Chain functional leaders (Demand, Supply, and S&OP)

  • Finance

Education :

  • Bachelors/University degree Business

  • ACPIS Certification an asset

Work ExperienceRequirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of Demand Planning/Supply Chain

  • Preference for cross-functional business experience

Technical Experienceand other Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access,etc.)

  • Working experience in cross-functional teams

  • Experience in SAP R/3, APO, BW preferred

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, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.