Cycling Sports Group
Date Posted: 5/19/2017

Senior Demand Planner

  • Company: Cycling Sports Group
  • Country:United States
  • State:Connecticut
  • Location: Wilton, CT
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Cycling Sports Group, located in Wilton, Connecticut, is in search of a Senior Demand Planner.

Position Summary:
The CSG Forecasting group is responsible for having the right products, in the right place, at the right time, in the right quantity globally. Our Demand Planner will perform the planning function in all forecasts and order requisitions; manage inventory for turns, and limit closeouts. This is an analytical role dealing with planning, reporting, budgeting and managing inventory. Includes oversight and review of all forecasts and orders as well as meeting all deadlines. Need to be proactive to limit exposure, address forecasts, order and delivery and inventory issues. In this position you will work closely with Sales, Finance, Global Purchasing Department and Product Managers and collect relevant information to ensure the availability, service standards and profitability of CSG products to meet budget and inventory level objectives.

Responsibilities:
- Responsible as a team for the Demand Planning function to deliver accurate and timely forecasts & manage inventory
- Address inventory issues and push for on-time delivery.
- Develop, maintain and manage sell-thru reporting process and look for ways to improve data collection.
- Communicate product status to the Sales and Customer Service Teams.
- Develop detailed understanding of product and industry trends in order to further improve forecast accuracy
- Analyze and highlight product strength; identify slow moving products early and react quickly to avoid excess/obsolescence inventory.
- Develop inventory management strategy including how to deal with closeout product.
- Prepare, distribute, and file various Operations Reports including: Forecast, Sales History, Product Availability, Sales Orders, and other reports on an as needed basis.
- Help facilitate monthly S&OP process by preparing the presentation and working with other departments to encourage an engaged discussion
- Work closely with Sales, Product Groups, Purchasing, Traffic and Warehouse departments to resolve product issues.
- Drive the intercompany inventory transfer process and analyze opportunities for inventory balancing
- Prepare necessary documents including order modifications and diversion requests to communicate changes to Global Purchasing and follow-up to ensure accuracy and timeliness of changes.
- Actively communicate availability and product ETA’s
- Drive demand and supply planning system enhancements that align to best-in-class processes

Job Requirements

Essential Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- 5-10 years of experience
- Experience with using SAP (APO DP or ECC).
- Experience with DRP/MRP functionality.
- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel Macros a plus)
- Must possess the ability to make independent judgments and be proactive.
- Strong data validation and root-cause resolution skillset.
- Detail oriented.
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage process through to completion.

Beneficial Qualifications:
- Prior experience in outdoor industry and/or cycling is beneficial.
- Experience in Forecasting/Planning tools (such as Logility or Demand Solutions)

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

People
Date Posted: 5/19/2017

Senior Demand Planner

  • Company: Cycling Sports Group
  • Country:United States
  • State:Connecticut
  • Location:Wilton, CT
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Cycling Sports Group, located in Wilton, Connecticut, is in search of a Senior Demand Planner.

Position Summary:
The CSG Forecasting group is responsible for having the right products, in the right place, at the right time, in the right quantity globally. Our Demand Planner will perform the planning function in all forecasts and order requisitions; manage inventory for turns, and limit closeouts. This is an analytical role dealing with planning, reporting, budgeting and managing inventory. Includes oversight and review of all forecasts and orders as well as meeting all deadlines. Need to be proactive to limit exposure, address forecasts, order and delivery and inventory issues. In this position you will work closely with Sales, Finance, Global Purchasing Department and Product Managers and collect relevant information to ensure the availability, service standards and profitability of CSG products to meet budget and inventory level objectives.

Responsibilities:
- Responsible as a team for the Demand Planning function to deliver accurate and timely forecasts & manage inventory
- Address inventory issues and push for on-time delivery.
- Develop, maintain and manage sell-thru reporting process and look for ways to improve data collection.
- Communicate product status to the Sales and Customer Service Teams.
- Develop detailed understanding of product and industry trends in order to further improve forecast accuracy
- Analyze and highlight product strength; identify slow moving products early and react quickly to avoid excess/obsolescence inventory.
- Develop inventory management strategy including how to deal with closeout product.
- Prepare, distribute, and file various Operations Reports including: Forecast, Sales History, Product Availability, Sales Orders, and other reports on an as needed basis.
- Help facilitate monthly S&OP process by preparing the presentation and working with other departments to encourage an engaged discussion
- Work closely with Sales, Product Groups, Purchasing, Traffic and Warehouse departments to resolve product issues.
- Drive the intercompany inventory transfer process and analyze opportunities for inventory balancing
- Prepare necessary documents including order modifications and diversion requests to communicate changes to Global Purchasing and follow-up to ensure accuracy and timeliness of changes.
- Actively communicate availability and product ETA’s
- Drive demand and supply planning system enhancements that align to best-in-class processes

Job Requirements

Essential Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- 5-10 years of experience
- Experience with using SAP (APO DP or ECC).
- Experience with DRP/MRP functionality.
- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel Macros a plus)
- Must possess the ability to make independent judgments and be proactive.
- Strong data validation and root-cause resolution skillset.
- Detail oriented.
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage process through to completion.

Beneficial Qualifications:
- Prior experience in outdoor industry and/or cycling is beneficial.
- Experience in Forecasting/Planning tools (such as Logility or Demand Solutions)

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 5/19/2017

Senior Demand Planner

  • Company: Cycling Sports Group
  • Country:United States
  • State:Connecticut
  • Location:Wilton, CT
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available