Job Description: Demand Planner
This position is responsible for forecasting and inventory management. The Demand Planner will interact with sales, marketing and product to gather information to understand demand forecast drivers. Basic Functions: o Working with sales team on customer forecasts. o Analyzing forecasts and historical trends to develop a demand plan. o Monitor inventory levels to avoid shortages while also minimizing inventory. o Place orders for all product to include finished items and components. o Monitor PO ship dates with suppliers to ensure on time deliveries. o Review and monitor weekly shipping schedule. o Review daily orders/EDI. Troubleshoot on issues related to shortages, etc. o Collaborate with sales on developing exit strategies for overstocks or discontinued items. o Set up new items based on worksheets from the product team.