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Demand Planning Manager

Company: CS Recruiting
Location: Carson
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Our client is one of the most innovative manufacturers of educational materials
in the country. Specializing in top-quality products for the home and classroom, they are a thriving multichannel organization with a robust web business, multiple catalogs for early learning and elementary programs, 60 store locations, plus a sales force that is second to none. Thanks to the daily contributions of the amazing people on their team, our client has experienced continuous growth since
the day it was founded in 1954.
Demand Planning Manager
In this position, you will oversee the day-to-day processes and initiatives of your team and use your exceptional people management skills to achieve teamwide results. Proactive and resourceful, you must possess an ability to work in partnership with your fellow Planning Managers in the department. Our client values a team approach-so the ability to work collaboratively is essential. Successful candidates will have experience in planning and forecasting as well as buying finished goods and possess a solid knowledge of replenishment software. A background in furniture and import purchasing is desired.
Job Type: Full-time


  • Managing direct reports through hands-on coaching, training, and performance management.
  • Collaborating with other Planning Managers to ensure consistency of expectations.
  • Leading and executing the forecasting and purchasing of finished products from domestic and import vendors for multichannel distribution.
  • Analyzing historical data, statistical information, and sales reports in order to trend future replenishment needs.
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams on new item launches, product revisions and end-of-life scenarios.
  • Minimizing overstock while maintaining a best-in-class fill rate .
  • Managing daily/weekly replenishment to stores.
  • Monitoring KPIs to maximize efficiency and fill rate for our customers. Experience:
    • Minimum of 7 years of planning and forecasting experience in multichannel distribution (or bachelor's degree in Supply Chain).
    • At least 3 years of leadership experience.
    • Furniture planning and forecasting experience is desired.
    • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word).
    • Clear verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Strong math and analytical skills.
    • Proven problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • A strong sense of urgency and impeccable follow-through.
    • Ability to prioritize while juggling many tasks in a fast-paced setting.
    • A team orientation and the ability to work independently.
    • Knowledge of replenishment software.
    • A long-term perspective on career development and desire to grow professionally within the company. This position offers a competitive base salary.


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Keywords: CS Recruiting, Carson , Demand Planning Manager, Executive , Carson, California

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