Supply Chain Planner & Guru

Overland Park, KS

Posted: 04/26/2024 Recruiting Division: Sales, Marketing & Operations Job Number: EB-1444716229 Pay Rate: $100,000.00 - $115,000.00 per year

Job Description

Ready for an exhilarating opportunity? Our client is seeking a dynamic Supply Chain & Demand Planner to revolutionize their team! Dive into the heart of operations as you analyze sales data, forecast supply and demand, and craft ingenious strategies to optimize inventory levels. Picture yourself as the linchpin in ensuring seamless customer satisfaction while orchestrating cost-effective solutions. Harness your expertise in Supply Chain and Operations to architect efficient processes, collaborating seamlessly with global partners to facilitate the smooth transit of our client’s products to North America.

Our client offers amazing benefits, a fantastic work culture, and opportunities for growth in their fast-paced growth trajectory. You will join a dynamic team of professionals who have a passion for their industry and their positive impact on the world. Yes, your job has a positive impact on the world!

Here's a glimpse of what awaits you:

  • Crafting precise demand forecasts through a fusion of statistical wizardry and insights gleaned from cross-departmental alliances spanning Sales, Marketing, Operations, and Finance.
  • Elevating and fine-tuning automated forecasting models, safeguarding data integrity across an expansive 18-month planning vista.
  • Engaging closely with luminaries from R&D, Procurement, Sales, Operations, Finance, and logistics maestros to decipher forecasts and inventory imperatives, with a keen eye on regular, promotional, and new product assortments.
  • Masterfully articulating forecasts to top brass and stakeholders, ensuring alignment and buy-in.
  • Delving deep into historical sales data, market nuances, and customer behaviors to sculpt refined demand forecasts and recommend nimble inventory maneuvers.
  • Embarking on thrilling sales analyses, uncovering lucrative growth avenues.
  • Cultivating a nuanced understanding of customer dynamics pertinent to promotional forecasting.
  • Harnessing the prowess of cutting-edge tools like Power BI, SAP, and SAS to dissect data and unveil strategic insights.
  • Vigilantly monitoring and communicating shifts in sales forecasts, bolstering management’s risk assessment acumen and guiding proactive mitigation measures.
  • Shouldering the mantle of forecast accuracy improvement, collaborating seamlessly with finance for monthly performance showcases.
  • Serving as a conduit to our operational hubs across diverse locales.

Excited yet? Here's what you'll need to bring to the table:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a cognate discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years in the electrifying realm of Supply Chain & Demand Planning.
  • An unwavering adaptability to thrive in the whirlwind of dynamic work ecosystems.
  • Proficiency in sculpting demand planning paradigms and systems enriched by a mosaic of data streams.
  • Extra kudos for certifications like APICS or IBF, signaling your commitment to mastery.
  • A proven track record in architecting end-to-end business processes and wielding transformative tools.
  • A penchant for analytical acrobatics, leveraging data as your compass to refine forecasting precision - you love working with systems such as Power BI, SAS, SPSS, SAP, etc.
  • A rock-solid grasp of Supply Chain fundamentals, ensuring you navigate complexities with finesse.
  • Stellar communication chops and a flair for collaboration, fostering synergies across multifaceted teams.
  • A solution-centric mindset, primed to tackle challenges head-on and engineer continuous enhancements.
  • Ready to roll up your sleeves and unleash a results-driven ethos that sets the stage for success.

If you're seeking a thrilling odyssey where every day brims with innovation and impact, seize this opportunity to chart your course with our client!

Please note: All applicants must be eligible to work in the US with no restrictions. My client is in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, and all candidates must reside in the area or be in the process of relocating to the area. Thank you!
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