Demand Planner in Burlington, MA at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

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Demand Planner

The Demand Planner is responsible for establishing sales forecasts for all product categories assigned to him/her based on analyses and available information. He/she mainly interacts and communicates with the Sales, Marketing, Finance, Procurement, and Supply Planning departments in order to produce the most accurate possible projections of demand across monthly S&OP cycles.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales to develop and maintain up-to-date product demand forecasts
  • Develop and update statistics- and promotions-based forecasts to support projections for the products and regions assigned
  • Monitor demand and identify any divergences from the forecasts on a daily basis, and circulate updated projections
  • Contribute to effective communications regarding adjustments to be made and the dissemination of information
  • Set up and maintain weekly discussions with the Production and Product Supply departments
  • Validate the accuracy of the database and be the point person for realignment activities
  • Be involved in the general sales planning cycle
  • Report on the overall accuracy of projections and support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Secure and maintain key company actors super-user status on forecasting software programs
  • Recommend continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assist in the documentation of all new and existing processes


Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in the supply-chain management field Bachelor's degree preferred in logistics, operations, statistics, business, or other mathematics-related field Experience in production, inventory, or demand planning Experience with forecasting software Knowledge of Excel, Access, and Word

Competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of statistics
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Outstanding ability to incite and encourage collaboration The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and passionate team in a fast-growing organization


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

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