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
National Account Managers
Brand and Channel Marketing
Supply Chain functional leaders (Demand, Supply, and S&OP)
Bachelors/University degree Business
ACPIS Certification an asset
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.