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Demand Planner, Demand COE

Plainfield, IN, United States
Job ID: 57533

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Demand Planner, Demand COE/Stat. Planner

 

Description

Ingram Micro is an integral part of the technology ecosystems, helping our partners grow and thrive through the creation and delivery of Information Technology, Cloud solutions and Lifecycle services. With more than $54 billion in revenue and the ability to reach 90% of the global population, we are one of the world’s largest technology distributors, serving our partners through operations in 61 countries with 29,000 associates.

Ingram Micro has earned Great Place to Work Certification™ for 2022-2023 in the United States! This prestigious recognition reflects our commitment to our people and our culture.

Come join our team where you’ll make technology happen in surprising ways. Let’s shape tomorrow - it’ll be a fun journey!

This role is with Ingram Micro’s Partner Planning group, which is responsible for the Demand Planning and Supply/Replenishment Planning for IM’s US Technology Solutions (USTS) division. 

Position summary

The Partner Planning group in its role as responsible for the demand forecasting for USTS

The Partner Planning group has undertaken the creation of a Demand Center of Excellence (COE).  The COE staff will serve as demand planning domain experts for the demand planning function, improving forecast accuracy, driving standardization and advancing demand planning capabilities.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Execution and monitoring of the statistical planning processes.  This includes statistical forecast tuning and outlier monitoring and correction.
  • Monitoring and reporting on overall trends in accuracy, identifying opportunities for improvement and working with demand planners to take advantage of opportunities.
  • Identifying and executing on opportunities to improve capabilities including design, training and rollout of solutions, both technical and process.

This role is a subject matter expert for the organization, requiring a broad knowledge of SnOP and demand-planning, well-developed analytical skills and excellent communication skills.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing and maintaining collaborative cross-functional relationships and working in groups to advance initiatives.

What you bring to the role

Requirements:

  • Proficient in end-to-end planning processes including demand planning, supply planning and SnOP, preferably for a distribution-based business.
  • Expert in demand forecasting processes including deep understanding of statistical forecasting and tuning techniques, NPI and EOL techniques.
  • Proficient in JDA/BY demand planning tools.
  • Expert in Excel and proficient in use of reporting and other analytical tools.
  • 5+ years functional experience in a demand planning role.
  • 4-year college degree or equivalent relevant experience.

Preferred

  • Experience designing and developing improvements in either the demand planning or SnOP domains.
  • Experience designing and developing KPI monitoring and improvement initiatives.
  • Understanding of broad trends in the demand planning field including developments in new process and technologies.
  • Supply chain/operations certifications including APICS, Lean or similar.

This is not a complete listing of the job duties.  It’s a representation of the things you will be doing, and you may not perform all these duties. 

Please be prepared to pass a drug test and successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check that includes verification of vaccination status.

Ingram Micro requires all new associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, this position requires applicants to submit proof, prior to start date, that the successful applicant is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Ingram Micro will comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.  Applicants will be notified of the requirements of Ingram Micro’s COVID-19 policy and process for verification of vaccination status prior to the start of employment. 

Ingram Micro believes there is no place in our society for social injustice, discrimination, or racism. As a company we do not – and will not – tolerate these actions.

Ingram Micro Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.  

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