Overview:

Demand Planner #93-13

Summary:
Responsible for maintaining the forecast within the John Galt environment by analyzing historical and POS data as well as collaborating with the sales and marketing team.

Description:
• Input and maintain forecasted demand for multiple customers using a differentiated forecasting approach within the John Galt planning environment.
• Analyze and monitor forecasts for key customers by comparing to historical shipments and orders, as well as reviewing external data such as point of sale information and customer inventory levels.
• Collaborate with sales and marketing in order to obtain a consensus forecast on key SKU’s.
• Collaborate with product managers to develop new product forecasts.
• Develop relationships with key accounts in order to obtain their most current projections and other insight into how the market is behaving.
• Communicate with buyers on potential supply gaps to minimize backorders.
• Generate standardized monthly reports that display shipments, orders, and forecast information. 
• Focus on ways to improve forecasting on key customers which will result in an improvement in overall forecast accuracy.

Location:
Overland Park, Kansas

Qualifications:
Education:

Bachelors degree in business, economics, or other related analytical field.  

Years of Related Experience:

2 - 5 years of related experience, preferably in consumer products

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• High degree of initiative.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to speak in front of a group of individuals, including executives.
• Proficient knowledge of written and spoken English is required.

Contact:
Bushnell Human Resources



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