Planner, Demand

Constellation Brands

3.4

(10)

Chicago, IL

Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.
  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers
  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage
  • #R-29789

    Position summary

    ng into this role will get exposure to leadership across the organization by participating in S&OP meetings and leading cross functional calls with Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain groups to create a consensus forecast. The Planner will utilize both quantitative and qualitative information in establishing a forecast and will support the business with trend analysis.

    Responsibilities

    • Utilizes the SAP IBP Demand Planning system along with other software to perform SKU-level statistical modeling, utilizing historical data to create a 24+ month forecast with commercial intelligence gathered from Marketing & Sales business partners.

    • Communicates and leads calls with sales, marketing and supply chain groups and makes recommendations on actions needed to improve forecast accuracy, including reviewing wholesaler forecasts, identifying potential future issues and responding to changing sales trends

    • Applies a continuous improvement lens across their role to ensure testing and learning new ways of collaborating, collecting data and utilizing digital tools and resources to drive efficiency and effectiveness.

    • Work with various cross-functional teams on projects such as new product launches, line extensions, product discontinuations, promotions and events.

    • Relates, measures, and drives action from established KPI's (Accuracy, Bias, etc.) for demand planning and sales forecasts.

    • Must be able to develop various "what if" scenarios thru the utilization of key drivers and drive cross functional consensus alignment, as well as identify risks and opportunities.

    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must have a bachelor's degree, a minimum of 3+ years' experience in an integrated forecast planning system environment (SAP IBP or AOP preferred)

    • Previous Experience with Supply Chain planning systems (SAP, JDA, etc.). (Experience testing and training on new systems preferred)

    • Must have excellent quantitative and qualitative skills to consolidate and analyze large volumes of data, with the ability to translate information for all areas of the business.

    • Must have a digital forward mindset with the ability to learn new systems and tools easily to drive process and communication effectiveness

    • Advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUP's, Pivot Tables, etc.) is required.

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate well across all levels of the organization. Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work with both internal and external customers.

    • Make decisions independently and recommend viable solutions to problems and issues. Mediate issues that arise and drive planning and data gathering meetings to successful resolutions.

    • Must have a strong attention to detail

    Preferred Qualifications

    • CPG Experience, specific to the beverage alcohol industry

    • APICS and/or IBF Certification

    • O9 Solutions experience

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Must be willing and able to travel up to 10%.

    Location
    Chicago Office

    Additional Locations

    Job Type
    Full time

    Job Area
    Supply Chain

    The salary range for this role is:
    $76,800.00 - $115,100.00

    This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee's pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.

    Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

    Equal Opportunity

    Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

    Not sure you meet all qualifications? Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

    Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.
  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers
  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage