The Demand Planner is responsible for delivering a reliable forecast to sustain near-term and long-range manufacturing capacity planning, replenishment planning and short-term production scheduling. The Demand Planner will focus on driving sales forecast accuracy to ensure the highest service to sales at the lowest possible inventory levels.
Strategically create an accurate demand plan to support customer service targets while balancing the financial responsibility of inventory in the supply chain.
Manages and analyzes the statistical forecast through Logility to improve forecast accuracy. Implement root cause analysis for forecast inaccuracies. Develop solutions and make adjustments as needed.
Works closely with Sales, Operations and Product Development to support the Product Lifecycle management workflow.
Drive continuous improvement opportunities in forecasting planning and execution of the supply chain.
Monitors exceptions to forecast and demand plan to ensure inventory is maintained at acceptable levels
Tracks sales promotions and trends to identify impact on revenue and margins
Identifies areas of risk and executes change orders to address production or scheduling issues
Develops and analyses reports to alert the executive team on areas that will impact the Integrated Business Plan
Develop processes to validate data integrity to prevent adversely affecting the forecast and/or supply recommendations.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years as a Demand Planner
Completion of a 4-year college degree in statistics, engineering, mathematics or supply chain operations
Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Access, Excel and Word
Demonstrated ability to research, analyze and solve problems using reliable data
Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities that must be pursued simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to implement projects from planning to execution
Strong communication skills (verbal and written; English required)
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Familiar with Materials Requirements Planning(MRP) and Master Production Scheduling(MPS) techniques
Sales forecasting, production scheduling, and/or inventory control experience
Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) systems
Experience in a manufacturing environment
About Kelly-Moore Paint Company
In 1946, William H. Kelly and William E. Moore recognized the unique needs of professional painting contractors for top-quality paint products and knowledgeable, efficient service at a fair price. This philosophy has allowed Kelly-Moore to grow from a single manufacturing facility and store in San Carlos, California, to one of the largest employee-owned paint companies in the United States. Kelly-Moore is still recognized throughout the paint industry as providing consistently great paints, while innovating to the needs of the market, truly "The Painter's Paint Store!"
Manufacturing/Supply Chain - Made in America Since 1946
Kelly-Moore has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Hurst, Texas (outside Dallas). Our reputation for quality products is unsurpassed in the industry. Kelly-Moore produces some of the most technologically advanced paint products and sets the industry standard for new product development and quality control.
Over the recent years, most leading companies have recognized that supply chain optimization provides a competitive advantage and, as such, have made this a strategic priority. Our priority is to provide outstanding service in the most eff...icient way possible. The supply chain quite simply is a term that describes the movement of goods and information from the source to the customer. A synchronized supply chain balances supply and demand, drives out cost, and at the same time improves service.
Kelly-Moore has 150 retail stores in four states: California, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Texas. Its knowledgeable staff provides personalized service to those looking for a specific color, paint or a brush.