Wahl Clipper Corporation
  • 05-Oct-2018 (CST)
  • Sterling Supply Chain
  • Sterling, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Wahl Clipper Corporation, a global manufacturer of branded Consumer and Professional products, has an exciting opportunity for an energetic and team-oriented individual to fill the role of Sr. Demand Planner at our headquarters in Sterling, Illinois. Learn more about the Wahl difference here

This position is responsible for all demand driven activities associated with customers and product for a specific Sales & Marketing team.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze historical demand and interact with Sales & Marketing to understand future demand drivers
  • Provide Sales & Marketing with focused reporting to drive monthly dialogue
  • Create a baseline, statistical forecast using multiple sources of data
  • Track weekly and monthly forecast error to identify contributing factors
  • Support Sales & Marketing with product transitions by providing analytics for successful implementation
  • Perform SKU productivity analysis to support Sales & Marketing assortment portfolio decisions and drive assortment rationalization discussions
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing to align on demand targets for aggregate and item level plans for monthly S&OP process
  • Build inventory strategies to achieve customer on-time delivery and customer lead time targets and obtain alignment with Sales & Marketing and Operations
  • Establish relationship with key accounts to develop strong understanding of market (POS) demand drivers
  • Effectively lead, coach and mentor

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain or related field of study required
  • 5 - 10 years of Demand Planning experience
  • Strong communication, presentation, persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Superior analytical ability to break down complex problems into manageable pieces
  • Demonstrated experience applying inventory management principles and continuous improvement methods to complex business problems
  • Experience in SAP, JDA or equivalent replenishment planning system
  • Excellent software skills emphasis on Microsoft Office (Excel), Business Objects, Microsoft Power BI, enterprise systems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire people to enable change and continuous improvements
  • Ability to model the Company's values of respect for people, teamwork and continuous improvement


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