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Senior Demand Planner

Company: CS Recruiting
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our client is one of the largest independently owned aerospace companies. The firm designs, certifies and manufactures integrated propulsion systems, nacelles and thrust reversers for business jets; builds composite aircraft structures, interior shells, custom cabinetry and radomes; and manufactures aircraft transparencies, such as cabin windows, wing-tip lens assemblies and flight deck windows. They are also is a major third-party provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the military, commercial airline and air freight markets.

Senior Demand Planner
The Sr. Demand Planner is responsible for applying extensive knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and industry practices in the area of the Demand Planning process. Responsible for all forecasting activities associated with internal and external customers and products. Creates and maintains forecasting models utilizing business intelligence and forecast data gathered from business functions/teams at various levels, horizons and intervals. Accountable for monitoring performance of the process and continuous improvement in output, accuracy and bias.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Develops solutions to a variety of complex and unusual problems that require independent judgment and ingenuity relative to demand planning often referring to policies and procedures for guidance. Work is accomplished under general direction and completed work is reviewed for results of accuracy and adequacy.
  • Develop demand / statistical forecasts utilizing demand-planning software at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons. Maintain demand planning data and systems; prepare and maintain relevant material and reports.
  • Drive the consensus aggregated demand plan and coordinate the dis-aggregated product mix forecast for the planning horizon. Develop product mix forecasts as input for supply planning, based on aggregate demand plan and work with Program Management to fine-tune the product mix plan.
  • Gather, prepare, analyze and validate forecast data; review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, summarize, aggregate and evaluate forecast results; develop statistical forecast models.
  • Work with sales, marketing, finance and sales/inventory/operations planning (SIOP) teams to research, review, reconcile variances and refine forecast models to reflect updated assumptions. Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts.
  • Provide input to the Supply Chain organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
  • Coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply chain. Work with Supply Chain management team to monitor inventory levels and replenish or mitigate over-coverage situations.
  • Review sales plans, customer finance budget updates or latest estimates and demand drivers. Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from SIOP.
  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve demand planning process, as measured by SIOP and demand planning metrics. Document demand planning and forecasting processes, policies and governance.
  • Work with I.T. for system enhancements acting as subject matter expert (SME) for SAP-APO-DP as relates to demand planning function, as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.
    • Minimum 4 Year / Bachelor's Degree Technical or business related major
    • Preferred: Other APICS or other forecasting Certification. A combination of education, experience, and training may be substituted for the degree requirement
    • Minimum 5 Years Related experience and/or training
    • Must be able to read and write the English language, perform basic to complex mathematical calculations and learn to interpret and comprehend company policies, procedures, safety instructions, and other like documents used in an aerospace manufacturing environment
    • Competent in the use of standard software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and operate standard office equipment
    • Ability to make telephone and direct personal contact with internal and external personnel and possess strong presentation/facilitation skills used in small or large groups
    • Experience in use of SAP-APO-DP business solutions or other demand planning software
    • Proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods; understanding of financial and operational impacts
      This position offers a competitive base salary.

      Related to: -Shipper, Manufacturer, Distributor, Distribution, Fulfillment, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Operations, Distribution Center, Fulfillment Center, Warehouse, Logistics, -Science, Engineering, Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Space, Air, Airspace, Technology, Innovation, Aerodynamics, Aircraft, Spacecraft, -Analytics, Analyst, Data Analysis, EDI, Data Engineering, Reporting, Systems, Automation, Conversions, Data Visualization, Metrics, ERP, Continuous Improvement, Statistics, -Demand, Analytics, buyer, buying, purchasing, inventory, SKU, stock levels, forecasting, brands, products, supply chain, vendors, suppliers, product variability, procure, procurement, -Independent Contributor, Team Player, Individual Contributor, IC

Keywords: CS Recruiting, Tulsa , Senior Demand Planner, Accounting, Auditing , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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