Skullcandy is seeking a Demand Planner to own monthly forecasts for assigned sales segments and highlight trends outside of the anticipated forecasts. This person will become a Data Warehouse & Dashboard expert for Skullcandy and will have the opportunity to enhance the profitability of a world-class brand!
Own the monthly forecast process and collaboration for assigned sales segment.
Focus on the continuous improvement of forecasting techniques, method, and approach.
Own the statistical forecasts for assigned sales segment.
Manage forecast accuracy and measure the impact of forecast accuracy.
Highlight Sales trends that are different than anticipated and proactively manage forecasts.
Coordinate S&OP documentation.
Refine and improve the overall Skullcandy forecast process.
As part of the S&OP process, conducts monthly demand reviews with the sales and marketing teams to address demand fluctuations.
Become a Skullcandy Data Dashboard/Data Warehouse expert.
Generate numerous analytics on sell through, sell in, mix, etc to analyze individual customer performance and overall sales channel trends.
Assist in various special projects and task force initiatives.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate will have a University degree, with a major in engineering, mathematics, business administration or a supply chain discipline.
At least 1 year of related experience in supply chain including demand plan responsibility.
Experience working with large consumer electronics customer (i.e. Target, Radio Shack, Best Buy, etc.) and CPFR skill set.
Ability to design and generate monthly statistical based forecast reports
The candidate will have the ability to manage detailed project plans.
The candidate will be comfortable working “hands-on” in a fast growing, high pressure environment.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities without day to day management
Strong proficiency with Excel, MS Access, and ERP systems (SAP, etc.)