"This Job Matters" - What’s the job?
The Senior Demand Planner is responsible for all demand planning and sales forecasting activities for CertainTeed Siding Products Group (SPG) and Kaycan (21 manufacturing facilities). This position will be tasked with revamping the demand forecasting process for all lines of business under these two entities. This covers the generation of the consensus sales forecast at an aggregate level, and its disaggregation to the most detailed level (SKU and plant). The Demand Planner drives the creation and maintenance of the sales forecast by combining inputs from customers, Sales, Product Management, historical data, and other relevant sources. The demand planner is accountable for the creation and maintenance of a sales forecast that will drive all decisions made by the business in regards to Production (which products to run on what lines, crewing levels etc), Sales (how to best service demand as identified in the forecast) and Inventory (carrying the right level of inventory to service customers based on the forecast). The forecast is the key input to SPG’s integrated S&OP process as well as to the company’s financial forecast.
80% Demand Planning
10% S&OP Support
10% Process Improvement
Drive continuous improvement initiatives in areas including:
Seek out new approaches to enhance effectiveness of all aspects of SPG's demand planning process
Work with internal stakeholders to develop and enhance reporting and analysis tools (Qlikview)
Collaborate with colleagues in other CertainTeed businesses to find synergies and share best practices
“Your Skills Matter”What do you bring?
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Information Systems, or related field
Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in a Logistics/Planning environment focused on demand/supply alignment, process improvements and analysis to achieve results
Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
Experience building and managing an end-to-end demand planning process in a manufacturing environment
Strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills
Ability to identify and define issues, lead root cause analysis, and develop and manage corrective action plan
Change management and conflict management skills
Strong influencer with good written and oral communication skills, including online and in-person meeting management
Leans on expertise to work autonomously and develop and manage a sustainable monthly demand planning process based on data
Flexible, curious, and open-minded
Ability to draw conclusions from large data sets, and present them to others to enable decision-making
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Access, and PowerPoint and BI tools
SAP MRP, ERP planning software experience
Experience with SAP ECC and APO, specifically related to demand planning, production planning - preferred
APICS certification - preferred
"You Matter to Us"What are our perks?
We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:
Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
Employee Recognition Programs
PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle
"What We Do Matters"Why work for us?
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.
A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. www.certainteed.com
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
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Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies and manufacturer of innovative material solutions, helps create great living spaces by combining comfort and sustainability. For more than three-and-a-half centuries, Saint-Gobain has been enhancing the wellbeing of people everywhere, whether it’s by addressing climate change, delivering true ...