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Demand Planner

Date: Feb 25, 2019

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: TBC Corporation

Description

Our Demand Planner will lead the development and execution of the demand planning forecast process within the business’s JDA system. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast statistical models for their customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from Sales, Product Marketing, Merchandising and other groups within the organization. The position will prepare all data and metrics for review to support the S&OP Process.

Company Overview

For 60 years, TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, has been a tire company ahead of the curve. Through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail, and franchise, TBC also provides automotive maintenance and repair services with best-in-class brands. TBC meets the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands NTW℠, NTB®, Tire Kingdom®, Merchant's Tire®, Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico and the Middle East through NTW℠, TBC Brands, TBC Dealer Group, TBC International and TBC de Mexico.

Job Responsibilites

  • Create and review statistical forecasts by gathering, analyzing, and validating data. Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Product Marketing, Merchandising and other business partners to gather market intelligence and promotions
  • Work closely with Buyers, Planners, and Analysts on item flows, seasonal plans and advertising schedule 
  • Report on variations in demand and provide insights to change
  • Manage data exceptions generated by system to ensure data integrity in Forecasting system
  • Prepare information relative to Demand Planning performance indicators including demand plan accuracy and variability, demand exceptions and information on new product activity.
  • Assists in developing materials and presenting at TBC Supply Planning meetings infusing analytics that influences sound business decisions yielding positive business results
  • Supports the demand-supply balancing process and S&OP process/cadence
  • Other duties as requested or needed

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, management, mathematics, statistics, supply chain or operations management
  • 2-3 years of experience developing forecast using supply chain planning systems
  • Knowledge of statistical and mathematical computer programs and modeling techniques. Ability to analyze large amounts of data for developing projections and estimates.
  • Knowledge of demand forecasting techniques and inputs (e.g., business trends, seasonality, consumption patterns).
  • Strong collaboration skill sets and the ability to execute change programs with minimal supervision
  • Good understanding of Sales, Marketing and Merchandising activities and their relationship with the Demand Planning function.
  • Strong working knowledge of integrated Supply Chain Planning systems and tools. Knowledge and experience in the following systems is most preferred: JDA and SAP.
  • PC proficient with an emphasis on CRM tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Customer service orientation and a high level of professional integrity
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong telephone, verbal and written communication skills
  • Criminal Background Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screen

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • JDA Forecasting & Replenishment
  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain / Operations
  • Experience in Lean Techniques (Root cause, Process Mapping, PDCA etc.)
  • Experience in an S&OP environment; especially the demand consensus process
  • Experience using an integrated business planning tool
  • Quantitative products: Mathematical and strong statistical knowledge
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Business/financial acumen and APICS knowledge
  • Communication and influencing skills
  • Good judgment and decision-making

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation and bonus opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Company paid short term disability and company subsidized long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match and immediate 100% vesting
  • Generous paid vacation and paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Purchasing power program that allows associates with a year of service to make retail purchases for through convenient payroll deduction
  • Employee automotive service discounts
  • And more!

TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.

 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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