HD Supply Demand Planner in Atlanta, Georgia
HD Supply (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 300,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations. Through 44 distribution centers, in the U.S. and Canada, the company's approximately 5,500 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including will call, direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!
Job Description & Qualifications
Uses sales and operations processes, tools, and methodologies to analyze, improve, and recommend demand forecasts and enhancements for product categories. Provides actionable data analyses to support business cases for demand plans using data-driven methods.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities
Assists in the development and execution of forecasts to support the enterprise sales and operations planning process for all business segments and sales verticals.
Executes demand planning for specific product categories, including creating repeatable processes and developing one-off and recurring demand analytics. Delivers the total demand forecasts.
Measures, analyzes, and improves forecast accuracy with segment-specific corrective actions, process enhancements, and JDA system enhancements. Communicates results and actions taken to stakeholders.
Leads a workstream that maintains forecast accuracy for one or more sales verticals.
Creates statistical forecasts. Identifies and quantifies risks using established quantitative methods and application software.
Collaborates with various departments to incorporate the onboarding of new products, retirement of old products, customer-specific forecast requirements, regulatory changes, and promotions into the demand planning process.
Retrieves, refines, and analyzes data. Translates complex data sets into presentations and partners with leadership on ad hoc projects as needed.
Nature and Scope
Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual, complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by a supervisor and/or direct customers of the process.
May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support or professional personnel.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Education and Experience
- Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
2+ years of experience in inventory management and merchandise forecasting.
Knowledge in SAP modules, SAP Business Intelligence MicroStrategy, Tableau, and/or JDA.
Experience working with large-scale inventory demand initiatives.
Demand forecasting and analyses and sales and operations processes experience.
Master's degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, or Transportation and Logistics.
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 1 month ago (4/15/2021 4:24 PM)
Job ID 2021-42848
Business Unit Facilities Maintenance
Functional Area Operations
Remote Position? No
Position Type Full-Time
Posting Location : Postal Code 30339
HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.