Techtronic Industries North America, Inc. Demand Planner in Anderson, South Carolina
One World Technologies, Inc dba TTI Power Equipment, has an opening in its Anderson, SC office for a Demand Planner that is responsible for maintaining an accurate Production, Sales, and Inventory Plan to support company and customer expectations within acceptable inventory targets. We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package -- tuition assistance, 401(k), medical/dental/vision coverage, vacation and holidays.
This position will define inventory targets and purchasing needs to support company sales while exceeding service level and turns targets. Demand Planners work closely with multiple associates across the supply chain to ensure expectations are clearly defined, including:
Sales managers, product development teams, supervisor and customer to capture best collaborative forecast
Factory teams to ensure expectations are clearly defined and that goods ship on time while managing inventory within budget requirements.
Maintain relationships with key manufacturing and distribution process partners
Purchasing to ensure factory purchase orders are aligned to timing needs
Customers to align retail sales expectations, assist with the containerization of direct flow goods, and address opportunities
Distribution to make sure orders are shipping timely and event expectations are communicated.
Demand Planners maintain a PSI (Production, Sales, and Inventory Plan), improve processes, exceed company service level expectations, and define opportunities to reduce costs.
Define inventory needs to support customer replenishment and event execution
Obtain, analyze and interpret supply chain relevant data from multiple sources
Define factory orders to ensure an adequate supply of finished product for required forecasted demand
Track factory production, inbound shipments and customer orders to expectations
Ensure production is on time and define solutions as failures occur
Coordinate receiving priorities and order exceptions with Distribution
Maintain reports critical to business function, including financial forecast, inventory projections, and service performance
Schedule regular meetings and report out all potential supply chain failures and opportunities
Capture failures, root cause, corrective action, and document accountability
Address customer emergencies and manage through to resolve
Assist with Customer Compliancy Disputes
Manage SKU level transitions to avoid E&O
Build relationships throughout supply chain to recognize and address process improvement opportunities
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Operations, finance, accounting, or related field preferred OR equivalent experience.
Minimum 2 years Supply Chain/Demand Planning experience. Or industry related experience with retail sales, marketing, transportation, distribution, purchasing, or manufacturing.
Well versed in Microsoft Office Suite applications with strong Excel skills
Demonstrate statistical, analytical and mathematical aptitude
Ability to develop and manage metrics that drive performance
Strong interpersonal skills to work on a fast paced multi-tasked team
Ability to work in a process driven environment where priorities change rapidly with firm deadlines
SAP or relevant ERP Experience a plus.
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