DEMAND PLANNER - RETAIL Belkin Corporation
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What you?ll do
As a Demand Planner ? Retail, you will update and maintain sales forecasts for the Retail sales channel as well as research, analyze and ensure customer fill rates. Through proactive means, the Demand Planner will find ways that will avoid shortages without increasing inventory. Ongoing communication with Sales, Supply Planning, Product Management, Purchasing, Warehouse, and other internal departments is necessary for the success of this role and the business at large.
How you?ll do it
Build and maintain demand forecasts and achieve forecast accuracy goals.
Develop, maintain and own the primary relationship with the Telco sales team.
Work closely with the Customer sales team to develop forecasts.
Function as the primary expert regarding demand for Belkin products at the Telco channel.
Develop and use statistical forecasts to advise the team responsible for consensus forecasting regarding business assumptions and how various demand events impact sales.
Compare forecasts to financial budgets and be able to explain variances.
Identify and explain channel inventory and forecast risks.
Monitor channel inventory and key customer in-stock levels, and ensure we are meeting customer goals.
What you?ll need
Bachelor degree in Business curriculum, or equivalent experience.
Demand Planning experience, preferably in consumer products or retail industries.
Detail oriented with strong problem solving, analytical and project management skills.
Exceptional computer literacy, especially Excel.
Effective communication skills.
Experience with supply chain and overall forecast to delivery of product to market.
Purchasing/vendor management experience highly desirable.
Ability to speak or fluency in Mandarin highly desireable.
What you?ve done
Work closely with the Customer?s sales team to reduce channel inventory risks and develop plans to increase velocity of any skus identified as risks.
Analyze factors that impact demand for Belkin products (i.e. category trends, promotions and events, competitive products, and seasonality).
Analyze customer?s response to new products and use this to develop forecasts for new items.
Analyze buying patterns of key customers and predict how they will react to promotions and events.
In partnership with the Sales team, use promotion post-audit data to analyze the effectiveness of promotions and advise management.
Work with Sales, Regional Product Management, Supply Planning, Global Program and Purchasing to identify opportunities, project plan for key milestones and otherwise facilitate, execute and manage total order-to-customer delivery process to meet the demand while facing capacity constraints and lead time constraints.
What you?re getting into
We?ve got big collaborative spaces for your big ideas, so bring an open mind and leave your suit in the closet. We all are committed to creating unique and rewarding consumer experiences. Everyone is interested in succeeding ? for the team, for themselves and for the business. Cross-functionally and across the company, everyone has common goals and aspires to be their best.
You will learn something new or at least look at things differently every day. There are so many smart and creative people around that you?ll be motivated to pursue the ideal.
Team spirit is infectious. Belkin is an extremely open workplace, where communication is essential. Not every idea will be accepted, but you?ll be asked for your point of view. Innovation thrives on multiple and varied levels. At Belkin we challenge conventional wisdom and refuse to accept that something cannot be done.
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