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Junior Demand Planner

Chervon North America is a leading global provider to the power-tool, outdoor power equipment and related industries. We build better tools to help build a better world. 

We are currently located in temporary housing in Schaumburg, Illinois while our newly renovated Corporate office is being constructed in Naperville, Illinois no later than the end of Q2, 2017.  Be part of our new future! 

About Our Opportunity

This Junior Demand Planning position is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for their customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance and other sources. 

The Junior Demand Planner is the integration point into the sales and operations organization. Basic forecast modeling is the main responsibility of this position. This position aids in establishing the dialogue each month for their products with key counterparts in Sales and Marketing as well as communicates forecast to the Supply Planning team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitors sales vs forecast for all products within a brand portfolio;
  • Manages forecast & orders with CPFR, sales team and supply planning to ensure right product at the right time;
  • Develops tools to help the communication of monthly variances to both sales and marketing and supply planning team;
  • Ensures any extraordinary/promotional activity is reflected in the forecast and communicated to supply planning team;
  • Challenges over/under sales patterns and implement forecast changes;
  • Participates in key monthly meetings with sales and marketing and other logistics support functions;
  • Develops reports to monitor performance metrics (Forecast Accuracy, Sales Projections etc.) as defined by Operations Director;
  • Defines CIP projects, other miscellaneous duties as assigned and any ad hoc requests.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in operations, supply chain, logistics, finance or a related field;
  • 2 years of experience in demand planning preferably with a consumer packaged goods company;
  • Oracle ERP & MRP knowledge preferred;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail;
  • Highly motivated self-starter;
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a fast paced environment.

About Our Working Environment

Chervon North America operates in a casual and fun environment.  We offer a very competitive benefits package including health, dental, short/long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) and a competitive time off program.   

Chervon North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender, pregnancy, military status, order of protection status, transgender status, genetic information or any other category protected by law.

 

 

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