Demand Planner

PARKER HANNIFIN CORP - Milton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Parker Hannifin

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Primary owner of the Sales and Operations Process. Responsible for meeting preparation; presentation of consolidated and accurate information along with well-articulated messaging to support and drive right discussion, decisions and actions. • Responsible for creation and maintenance of the rolling sales forecast in Logility. • Identify process improvements opportunities and recommend solutions. Act as a change agent/ leader to improve Sales and Operations Process. • Responsible for monitoring KPIs including forecast accuracy, collect, manipulate, and analyze data to understand issues/gaps to targets and lead initiatives to improve. • Document, review, and evaluate business planning assumptions and provide feedback for improvement. • Be the expert and single point of contact for demand planning and forecasting. • Work closely with Sales to translate and validate sales plans into demand plans. • Analyze sales trends to proactively identify issues and propose improvements in conjunction with Sales team. • Understand product lifecycle, from new launch to rationalization, and forecast accordingly. • Provide other functional areas with key demand information. • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis.
Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Operations/Manufacturing or related discipline. • 5 years of progressive and successful Supply Chain experience, Demand Planning or Forecasting role preferably for a manufacturing company. • Experience in statistical forecasting / Demand Planning is a must. • Prior experience in other areas of supply chain planning or inventory management would be an asset. • Strong understanding of Supply Chain Principles including flow of materials and information. • Excellent analytical skills - proficient at analyzing large amounts of information and drawing fact-based insights quickly with a high degree of accuracy. • Ability to analyze and solve problems, results oriented. • Ability to effectively manage complexity and work within a fast paced, dynamic environment. • Excellent relationship building and communication skills. • Strong self-initiative to work independently and to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. • Proven track record of collaborating successfully with internal and external stakeholders • Strong negotiation and influencing skills. • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and act with a strong sense of urgency. • Experience with six sigma methodologies, concepts, and tools would be an asset. • Excellent computer skills (MS Office). • knowledge of Logility and Power BI is an asset. • Enrollment or completion of APICS CPIM/CSCP certification would be considered an asset.
Closing Statement

Parker encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Parker Canada Human Resources Department. This role is currently not open for agency solicitation.