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Demand Planner

Company: Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts
Location: Culver City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Career Opportunities with Kate Somerville Skincare Kate Somerville Skincare is looking for an energetic, highly motivated professional to join the business as a Supply Chain Demand Planner.The Kate Somerville brand is in the midst of a period of growth and transformation. This role is key to delivering on our goals and objectives and represents an opportunity to have a major impact on the Supply Chain capabilities and performance of Kate Somerville.Reporting into the Manager of Supply Chain Planning and Procurement, this role will play a pivotal part in building best-in-class operational capability and driving transformation in the areas of Supply Chain Planning: facilitating the core demand planning processes, determining metrics and supporting the Sales and Operational Planning Business strategy. The Demand Planner will also play a key role in optimizing the Supply Chain Cloud Planning System.

  • role will work closely with the leads in the rest of the business (Marketing, R&D, Quality, and Finance), playing a critical role in cross company projects such as new product or commercial innovation. As Kate Somerville is in a period of dynamic growth and transformation, the responsibilities below are expected to change and evolve as business needs change, providing opportunity for professional growth and development. This is a hybrid position and requires being in our Culver City office 3 days/week (currently Tue-Thu).Key Job Responsibilities
    • Deliver best in class forecasting processes, metrics and behaviors by increasing demand forecasting accuracy and removing forecast bias, utilizing robust analytics, and reviewing brand and market trends
    • Review statistical forecast generated and overlay commercial & business insights to generate the demand plan
    • Collect information and collaborate with other functions such as Marketing, Sales, Finance, etc.
    • Incorporate Customer and Market event demand that is not yet captured through the use of representative sales history and statistical modeling
    • Generate scenarios considering products, past event data, customer/market analysis, cannibalization, substitution, and other relevant parameters
    • Generate and update system forecast for new products and end of life exceptions
    • Enables Supply Chain Planning to deliver/improve service & inventory targets by delivering/improving forecast measures for portfolio
    • Partnering with the project management team to ensure timely NPD/NPI launch
    • Post-launch demand to achieve customer service and optimal inventory levelQualifications & Experience
      • Minimum of 4 years supply chain experience
      • Experience of S&OP and forecasting processes in a CPG environment preferred
      • Very numerical, analytical and detail orientated with strong results focus
      • A strong collaborator, with a willingness to drive change and to lead by example
      • Strong computer acumen and must be proficient in Microsoft office applications with emphasis on Excel, Word, and Outlook.
      • Experience with Supply Planning Software & systems (Oracle is preferable).*** The expected base salary range for this position is $90,000 to $110,000. The exact base salary is determined by various factors including experience, skills, education, geographic location, and budget. This position is also eligible for participation in the company discretionary bonus plan, based on personal performance and company results.

Keywords: Kate Somerville Skin Health Experts, Los Angeles , Demand Planner, Other , Culver City, California

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