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Demand Planner

Department: Planning
Location: Chattanooga, TN

Job Title:          Demand Planner 

Reports To:      Demand Planning Manager                                                                                  

Department:     Planning 

Location:          Chattanooga TN  

Job Summary 

Responsible for the 24 months operations (demand) forecast for assigned brands; driving the Supply Chain to meet Sales and Customer Service metrics. Provide commentary, metrics and documentation to support the Sales & Operations Planning process. Lead the consensus dialogue each month with counterparts from Marketing, Sales, Finance and the Supply Chain.   

Role Specific Responsibilities 

This description is representative but not inclusive of all position responsibilities.  Associate may be asked from time to time to complete tasks not listed within the contents of this document, but that are relative to the goals of the business.  

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Qualifications 

Education:  Bachelorís degree from an accredited college required, MBA preferred. 

Experience:  Three to five years of CPG/OTC Supply Chain or Materials Management experience preferred. 

Professional Skills:  Must have strong analytical abilities and be detail oriented, with extreme accuracy. Good communication and team building skills, along with the ability to lead cross-functionally, are required.

Role Specific Competencies:   A demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. Knowledge of JD Edwards, or other ERP system, is preferred. This position requires extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities as well as strong knowledge of demand planning processes in FMCG.

Special Requirements:  Position is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee at Chattemís corporate office.  This position requires light overnight travel. 

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Regulatory Compliance 

American with Disabilities Act 

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates (defined as individuals who can perform all essential job functions), are considered equally for employment and is prepared to make reasonable accommodations to ensure that disabled employees or candidates are not disadvantaged in the candidate selection process. 

Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII 

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates receive equal employment opportunity in the role regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or national origin.  

Fair Labor Standards Act (as amended in 2004) 

This role has been classified as exempt from consideration under current FLSA overtime requirements.  

Relocation 

Relocation assistance is provided.

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