Demand Planner

Portland | United States | Accounting & Finance

Purpose and Relevance for the organization

Your task as an Assistant Manager Demand Planning is to support the creation of the Wholesale Demand Plan for Adidas America. The Demand Plan (DP) is the basis for Purchasing and significantly influences the inventory management/stock turn and re-order availability. Therefore it is also the foundation for reaching sales and inventory targets. Main KPI is the Demand Plan accuracy in consideration of availability and inventory levels.<

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Responsibilities< <

Responsible to support the creation and update of the Rolling Demand Plan (RDP) for defined business segments on article level for wholesale in line < Frecast extrapolation  < Create analyses and statistics < Ensure pre-rder business< Balance the prduct availability for the re-order period < Mnthly distribution of the RDP reflecting market demand< Create and update size curves< < < Adherence to the observance of local and global timelines and deadlines < Liaise with cross-function departments (Marketing, Finance, Purchasing)< <

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KPIs< <

Demand Plan accuracy< Optimization/reduction of excess stock Availability< <

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Key Contacts< <

Merchandising teams < Marketing Finance< Marketing Ops< Supply Chain Purchasing< <

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities< <

Advanced Excel skills< Preferred: Experience with R or SQL< Good analytical skills< Excellent numerical skills < Good SAP knowledge (APO & AFS)< Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word) Good communication skills Fluent in English

Educational Background/Minimum Requirements< <

Bachelor’s degree< First  work experience in demand planning or a similar field preferably in the sporting goods industry< <
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The Facts

Jobtitle Demand Planner
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
Location Portland
Country United States
Number 197339
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-12, 2019
Relocation no

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