Demand Planner - Manufacturing

Job Description

The role is responsible of forecasting and stocking strategy for all the business. Must develop demand and supply forecast for internal manufacturing plants and external vendors assigned. Coordinates and leads monthly supply forecast meetings with each plant/vendor to deliver the forecast and answer questions. Also manages inventory planning process to make stocking decisions for the business unit.  

The position has a lot of interaction with different departments as Sales, Marketing, customer support or product management so it very important that the person has teamwork and network skills. The role is also responsible to coordinate new projects to increase delivery performance with the customers, as well as contributing to the product lifecycle management (PLM) process by developing logistics plans for product introduction and obsolescence. 
Continuously improves processes to improve efficiency and drive business results.

Reports to:  Sales & Operations Planning Manager
Interacts With:  Marketing, Product Management, Financial Controllers, Research & Development, Information Technology, Customer Support, Sales, Plant Materials Management, Purchasing as well as general management.

Our Culture
At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed.  We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.
Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have over 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.
Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies?  Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this exciting position? If so, we'd like to meet you!

Main activities:
Demand Planning
Reorder Points calculation
Historical data analysis
Direct contact with manufacturing plants and vendors
Demand Alignment with sales, Marketing and Product management
Assets controlling and inventory management
PLM projects coordination
Controlling and report transparency

Key Metrics:
- Forecast accuracy/quality
- Delivery performance
- Asset Management/Inventory Turns

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Education:
1. Bachelors Degree.
2. 2+ years’ experience in materials/logistics/planning preferably in a manufacturing organization.
3. Thorough understanding of manufacturing supply chains and supply chain strategy from raw material to delivery of finished goods
4. Experience with Demand Planning systems and performing highly complex analysis.
5. Critical and analytical thinker.
6. Excellent oral, written and presentation skills; comfortable presenting to senior management.
7. Action and Results oriented with an ability to quickly develop plans and turn them into actions.
8. Expert user of ERP system; SAP is preferred.
9. Expert Excel user with experience extracting data from ERP.
10. APICS certification is a plus.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States. 
Why Siemens?  In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:
- A competitive base salary
- Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and 3 weeks of PTO to start.
- Extensive training along with career development.
We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business.  We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.

Job ID: 195525

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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