Demand Planner

North Springs, GA 30338

Posted: 07/05/2024 Job Category: Sales Job Number: 2888

Job Description

Buyer / Planner Job Description:
  • Build rapport with international suppliers (CPD)
  • Review part number substitutions for accuracy,
  • Receives system-generated POs, conducts reviews, and submits to suppliers.
  • Places daily emergency orders on a needed basis.
  • Obtain necessary approval before purchase as outlined by the Company.
  • Responds to internal customer requests as it relates to price and delivery.
  • Track and report supplier performance to department management.
  • Resolve complex OS&D issues.
  • File claim for missing or damaged parts
  • Resolve complex invoice discrepancies.
  • Willingness to travel to supplier location.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, manage statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research and activities to reconcile and refine the forecast model, thereby improving forecast accuracy and reducing obsolescence.
  • Attend regular meetings with global mining account clients and selected high-volume customers and dealers.
  • React immediately to stock-outs, missed supplier lead times, or transit delays with timely communication to the customer service team.  Place purchase orders as needed to support the dealers.
  • Prepare and submit initial orders for new products.
  • Demand planner will create and maintain forecast models, incorporating business intelligence (IDMS/SPM) and related forecast information gathered from dealers, mining technical support, field sales, and the dealer
  • Supplier management.
  • Maintain approved supplier list and contacts.
  • Eliminate credit hold.
  • Review and manage proposed supplier price increases.
 Key Skills / Characteristics
  • Sense of Urgency at a high degree
  • Positive attitude and disposition
  • Customer First focused approach and willingness for direct internal/external communication
  • Strong focus on and attention to detail
  • Strong communicator in a multi-cultural environment setting.
  • Team player who displays willingness to assist in any circumstance.
  • Microsoft Office suite with Excel skills.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced and rapidly changing multicultural environment.
Key KPIs
  • Supplier performance
  • Supplier OS&D resolution within 48 hours
  • No credit holds.
  • Forecast accuracy
  • Availability rate (%)
  • Days on hand
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of practical buying / Planning experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • APICS or other forecasting Certification preferred

Job Requirements

Planning, Production planning, buying, v-lookup, pivot table

Meet Your Recruiter

Rick Mewborn

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