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Demand Planning Analyst

Company: Miele
Location: Princeton
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

It's a good time to be with Miele! -

The Demand Planning Analyst plays a critical role of our success at Miele. This role will collaborate closely with multiple areas in the company to ensure our demand consensus forecast aligns with inventory targets and purchasing needs are aligned to support company sales goals while exceeding service levels and our Supply Chain metrics
Working closely with US Sales Teams, Marketing and Category Management to create an accurate demand forecast that supports sales and sales strategies while having the right inventory at the right time that meets the Demand Planning KPIs and reports
Forecast Management - use statistical and historical trends, demand drivers, and market knowledge to develop and maintain demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregations for 12+ month periods, to support the Sales & Operation process
Inventory Management - develop inventory targets, safety stock, and re-order points to optimize inventory turns and service levels, closely monitoring the health of the inventory and resolving product shortages and slow-moving, aged, or excess inventory
Sales and Operations Meetings (S&OP) - lead monthly demand meetings to develop consensus-based constrained/unconstrained sales volume plans and document changes in demand from demand drivers and other assignable causes
Evaluate forecast performance and provide recommendations for corrective actions
Clear understanding of our Supply Chain KPI's
Inventory Turns
In Stock %
Forecasting Accuracy
Safety Stock requirements that align with sales rate and warehouse capacity
Aging and Excess Inventory
Weeks of Supply or Coverage
Strong understanding of sales reporting, trend analysis and market intelligence
Effectively communicates inventory opportunities to drive sales
Build relationships throughout the supply chain to recognize and address process improvement opportunities
Successfully deliver new product launches through the stages of capacity evaluation, ramp up production and in market delivery
-Job Requirements: -

  • - - - - - - Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business or related and 1-2 years' experience within Demand Planning, Supply Planning and/or S&OP
  • - - - - - - Ability to run and work with sales data and perform analysis, creating dashboards
  • - - - - - - Strong financial acumen
  • - - - - - - Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a strong attention to detail
  • - - - - - - Flexible to work long hours as required to meet deadlines
  • - - - - - - Capability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
  • - - - - - - Willing to learn and improvise as needed, positive attitude and a strong team player.
  • - - - - - - SAP experience a plus
  • - - - - - - Well versed in Microsoft Office Suite applications with advanced Excel skills
  • - - - - - - Ability to develop and manage metrics that drive performance
  • - - - - - - Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • - - - - - - Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • - - - - - - Be an independent, self-starter capable of taking action to solve problems or fulfill responsibilities with minimal supervision

    Why you might like working here:

  • You love autonomy and the accountability for results
  • You like working for a family run company, market leader in the premium domestic appliance.
  • You like working for a company that believes in the aspiration to do - it forever better and to be forever better
  • A competitive compensation package
  • 100% covered Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Wellness discounts on medical premiums
  • 401k with company match
  • Generous Employee Purchase program
  • Wellness and volunteer Programs
  • Engaging Employee Activities

    What does it take for a family run company to become world market leader in the premium domestic appliance and commercial machine segment? - It takes more than offering average products, run-of-the-mill service or short-sighted actions. - It also requires the aspiration to do it forever better and to be forever better. - This stance accounts for a good working environment at Miele and the success of our products.
    Our colleagues can rest assured that those who live up to our standards of quality and professionalism grow personally and professionally. - No matter if they are at entry levels or managers. -
    Miele asks a lot of its employees. - They are expected to develop and manufacture worldwide market premium products that are 'Immer Besser'. - In return, they receive the most valuable thing Miele can give them: that they themselves become 'Immer Besser' - in all of their professional and personal abilities. - -
    'Immer Besser' is therefore an entrepreneurial success principle from which customers and employees benefit in equal measure. - We call this principle 'MAKE IT BETTER. - BE BETTER'. -
    - - -Miele is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports and enforces a drug-free workplace. - EOE/AA:M/F/D/V

Keywords: Miele, Trenton , Demand Planning Analyst, Professions , Princeton, New Jersey

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