Demand Planner - OXO at helenoftroy in New York, New York

Posted in Other 1 day ago.





Job Description:

Join our OXO Team at Helen of Troy as our Demand Planner (hybrid work onsite and from home), and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!


At OXO, we're on a quest to make every day better. For 30 years, we've made household tools that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. When we have an idea, we're going to make it happen, even if it hasn't been done before - especially if it hasn't been done before. If you've ever thought, "there's got to be a better way to do this," then you belong here.


We balance hard work with a thriving office culture; community isn't just a buzzword at OXO, it's a way of life. With a guest speaker series covering topics like service robots and crafting hard-to-write letters, book and bike clubs, volunteering opportunities, summer outings to theme parks, we like coming to work every day, and think you should, too!




What you will be doing:




The Demand Supply Planner works within the Supply Chain team and will handle all forecasting activities associated with Sales and Product. The ideal candidate will build and maintain forecast and demand planning models for region, and customers incorporating business intelligence and forecast information collected from sales, marketing, operations, product and retailer replenishment, sell-through analysis and other sources.


  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons by analyzing historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions, lifecycle, customer POS, and customer projections to improve forecast accuracy


  • Perform ongoing analysis and monitoring of actual performance to forecasted plan, identify significant variances, take corrective actions, and detail key assumptions


  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, product, and finance to research and understand demand forecast drivers to ensure that current and accurate information is used for the demand forecasts


  • Review and present forecast accuracy and performance metrics to identify problems and opportunities and make recommendations for improvements


  • Generate risk assessments and mitigation activities such as scenario planning and input into capacity analysis


  • Work closely with Sales and Operations Leadership and assist in inventory allocation to achieve/exceed service level targets


  • Coordinate and lead demand review meetings to identify changes in the demand plan, to achieve consensus driven by discussion about key initiatives, significant business events, changes in promotional plans, and forecasting accuracy


  • Accurately reflect discussed changes, follow up on action items, and confirm business partners are in agreement with the new plan


  • Publish the demand plan along with a clear and concise explanation of forecast changes between cycles, key business event drivers, risks / opportunities, gaps, and assumptions


  • Handle history used for forecasting and ensure it is adjusted for known events and outlier removal


  • Develop tools, key reports, and provide analytical support to partners to help make decisions, develop and implement key initiatives, and project short term and long term performance







Skills needed to be successful in this role:



  • Shown a high level of autonomy and ability to self-start


  • Ability to lead multiple projects


  • Ability to collaborate and influence cross functionally


  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized, inventive, and work well within a team environment


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills







Minimum Qualifications:



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply Chain or other relevant field


  • 2+ years experience in a demand planning, sales forecasting, or sales account coordinator role


  • Sales and operations planning process experience


  • Experience with ERP systems


  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis







Preferred Qualifications:



  • Proficiency with demand planning / forecasting software


  • MS office, strong excel and reporting skills


  • Experience with ERP systems






Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skillset, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.


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For more information about Helen of Troy, visit www.helenoftroy.com . You can also find us on LinkedIn , Glassdoor , Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .



Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.


We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000.


Incorporated in1968,Helen of Troy has grown into a leadingglobal consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Osprey®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Braun®, Vicks®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.


We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great.We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centricinnovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services tomake them soar.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.
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