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DEMAND PLANNING ANALYST

Company: HP Hood
Location: Vernon
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

This role is HybridWe are unable to offer sponsorship at this time for this roleAre you a self-driven person looking to advance your career as a high-impact player on a team? If so, we have an exciting challenge for you and your future!At HP Hood, we celebrate our differences. Our diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and perspectives are fostered to create an inclusive work environment. We are at our best when we respect and value each other - One Team, One Company!Our culture is built on value commitments to innovation, quality, results, integrity, community, people, and collaboration that fosters a strong employee engagement, teamwork, safety and wellness.We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, wellness programs, employee discounts, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, ongoing development, advancement opportunities and more. This position is also eligible for our bonus program.Founded in 1846, today HP Hood is one of the largest and most trusted food and beverage manufacturers in the United States. Our portfolio of national and super-regional brands and licensed products includes Hood, Heluva Good, Lactaid, Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, Planet Oat, Hershey's Milk & Milkshakes and more.Job Summary:The Demand Planner is responsible for development and maintenance of a collaborative forecasting process that collects and reconciles information from diverse sources into a single unified statement of demand.The ideal candidate will be organized and professional, detail oriented, and possess excellent communication skills. An in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and statistical forecast modeling with a background in data analysis, reporting and strategic planning is required.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:--Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results. Requires partnership and cross functional work with sales, marketing and other key stakeholders.Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.Adhere to all predetermined KPI metrics and identify value added approach to go forward plansUtilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Leadership to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.Utilize Integrated Business Planning to support development of key statistical models for assigned categories.Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planningEducation and Experience:----BA/BS with 2-4 years of experience PreferredMaster's Degree PreferredSAP APO/IBP Experience RequiredAbility to develop and maintain strong partnershipsExcellent problem-solving skills and attention to detailStrong interpersonal skills along with ability to succeed in team environmentAbility to work independently and drive processes to completionAbility to think strategically and develop new techniques or approaches as dictated by the businessOutstanding written and verbal communication skills with an established ability to effectively communicate to a diverse groupCapability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.Excellent MS Office skills. Candidate must be experienced with advanced Excel functions and formulasSome travel requiredFor candidates based in NY this position typically pays between $71.2k and $80.9k.HP Hood is an Equal Opportunity EmployerFemale/Minority/Veteran/Disabled"VERVRAA Federal Contract--

Keywords: HP Hood, Utica , DEMAND PLANNING ANALYST, Professions , Vernon, New York

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