HD Supply Manager Demand Planning in Atlanta, Georgia
HD Supply (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 300,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations. Through 44 distribution centers, in the U.S. and Canada, the company's approximately 5,500 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including will call, direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!
Job Description & Qualifications
Responsible for utilizing sales and operations processes, tools, and methodologies to improve demand planning strategy and accuracy.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities
Supports the development and execution of the enterprise sales and operations process for all business segments and sales verticals.
Assists in day-to-day demand planning, including but not limited to developing a repeatable process, developing “one-off” and recurring demand analytics, and delivering the total demand and supply plan/forecast through each process cycle.
Develops and implements robust metrics and reporting on forecast accuracy and issues. Utilizes metrics to understand root cause and drive continuous improvement in planning accuracy.
Coordinates all facets of the sales and operations process to provide an optimum customer service level and working capital/inventory performance. Researches, documents, shares, and implements best practice distribution industry processes and methods.
Identifies and reconciles forecast discrepancies, risks and opportunities, and works to close gaps.
Creates statistical forecasts and identifies and quantifies risk using established quantitative methods and application software. Retrieves, refines and analyzes data; translates complex data sets into executive level presentations.
Collaborates with Merchandising, Sales, Marketing, Inventory, and Finance to incorporate the on-boarding of new products, retirement of old products, customer-specific inventory requirements, regulatory changes, and promotions into the demand planning process.
Nature and Scope
Solutions require analysis and investigation.
Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.
Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Education and Experience
Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
5+ years of experience with demand forecasting and analyses and sales and operations processes.
Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems or Supply Chain Management.
Demonstrated experience working large scale inventory demand initiatives.
Experience with SAP APO and/or SAP IBP modules, SAP BI MicroStrategy, Tableau, Hyperion, etc.
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 1 month ago (9/22/2021 8:14 AM)
Job ID 2021-46800
Functional Area Operations
Remote Position? No
Position Type Full-Time
Posting Location : Postal Code 30339
HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.