2020-12-17 09:35:14 Jump

Senior Planner

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Our client, one of the most important national players in Distribution (automotive field), is a growing Quebec-based company. The head office is located in the West Island of Montreal.

They offer many social benefits such as group insurance after 3 months, 3 weeks of vacation, group RRSP after 6 months, etc.

The Senior Planner is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with inventories, products, brands and regions. He/she creates and maintains forecasting models, integrating business intelligence and forecasts gathered from sales, marketing, suppliers and other relevant sources. Constantly interacting with internal collaborators, he/she provides information that will guide procurement decisions and track the alignment of the merchandising team to meet business needs.

Salary :
To be discused
Responsibilities :
  • Perform analysis and supply demand and interpret a large amount of data;
  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels (brands, products, customers, region, etc.) for different time horizons;
  • Develop supply and demand forecasting analyses by product segment by working with statistics and historical data from different markets;
  • Review historical sales trends, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecasting models and evaluate results;
  • Work closely with the merchandising team, sales, marketing, procurement team and suppliers to develop an accurate picture of demand and market trends;
  • Provide information for supply planning by developing inventory strategies for existing products, new products and declining products;
  • Recommends adjustments to operational forecasts based on process and demand planning reports;
  • Gather and analyze all data relevant to the creation of basic and promotional sales forecasts (sales history, market trends, seasonality, promotions, new product launches);
  • Participate in the redefinition of the demand planning process and contribute to its continuous improvement;
  • All other related tasks.
Qualifications :
  • 5 years experience in a similar role (high volume environment);
  • Good experience in statistics, planning and forecasting methods;
  • Experience with software related to demand planning, SAP-MM (SAP Material Management) inventory management module, advanced level with Excel and your APICS and IBF certifications;
  • Good analytical skills, good communication skills and interest in process improvement;
  • Very customer service and teamwork oriented;
  • Rigorous and meticulous;
  • Bilingual, French and English, spoken and written.
Stéphanie Le Blanc

Recruiting Consultant