Conagra Brands has the most energized,
highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt
marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands,
great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of
building something BIG.
Responsible for developing a demand plan for
assigned product segments and implementing all forecasting processes associated
with creating an accurate demand signal for supply chain. Individual will
develop and maintain forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple
time horizons by incorporating business intelligence and business partnering with
sales, marketing, finance and other sources to meet sales and service
objectives. Use of demand planning software to track and evaluate promotional
and run rate trends. Drives the monthly forecasting process through
leading discussions with sales, marketing, and finance groups. Develops
and communicates future demand plans that drive supply chain planning
The Demand Planner is the integration point into
the sales and commercial organization. Basic forecast modeling is the
responsibility of this position. This position leads the dialogue each month
for their respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales and
Marketing. Works as a business partner with Sales and Marketing to
provide insights and recommendations to the forecast.
demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation
for multiple time horizons
historical sales trends and seasonal trends, research demand drivers,
prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate
and Business partner with sales, marketing, and customer finance to
understand demand forecast drivers.
cross-functional research activities to reconcile forecast variances and
refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing
and lead the development of a consensus forecast for new item launches
from ideation to commercialization in-market, and post launch
stabilization to ensure success
a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing
and Customer Finance to drive forecast accuracy and provide
recommendations to the demand plan.
promotional activities to establish meaningful projections for future
and filter market intelligence from business partners to determine the
impact to the forecast build assumptions, document and incorporate into
creation for forecasts at item level
of long range annual volume forecast projections for planning / seasonal
pack-planning for freshpack categories
and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting
with production planning and deployment to translate consensus/financial
forecasts into an sku level operational forecast for entire network
input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory
strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning
the monthly forecast consensus process for assigned categories/brands with
cross-functional partners to evaluate and align on 90 day detailed and
full year consensus demand plan
and publish performance metrics, analyze cause and effect, and implement
corrective action to prevent future occurrence.
the refinement and improvement of forecasting process and systems to
improve results, customer service and operational KPI’s
and maintain reporting tools, within corporate system, to help manage the
demand planning responsibilities. Track and reconcile weekly/monthly
metrics versus established targets
IT systems that support supply and demand planning to recommend and
support changes to enhance the demand planning and S&OP process
a good understanding of related supply chain processes and the downstream
effects demand planning has on them
in the communication flow of changes to forecast and disseminates
information to all stakeholders accordingly
leadership and direction for business team on matters regarding supply
chain, forecasting, and demand planning
degree in logistics, statistics, business or other mathematically related
least 3-5 yrs experience in Demand planning, forecasting, supply planning
Experience. Experience with a CPG company a plus
analytical, statistical, and organizational skills. Must be detailed
oriented and highly organized
to lead and influence other in reaching a consensus forecast.
Experience with statistical forecasting and related forecasting software,
with understanding to cross-function supply chain concepts.
Microsoft Excel skillset, ability to mentor others in Excel.
experience with working with detail and strong skills in analyzing data is
essential, with attention to details and big picture trends.
with facilitation of Forecasting and Consensus meetings/discussions.
in Microsoft Office applications
with using Reporting software tools a plus
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and
considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and
expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is
committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with
disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking
employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a
determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de
l'égalité d'accès í l'emploi, Conagra Brands considère les postulants qualifiés
pour les offres d'emplois sans égard í la race, la couleur, les croyances
religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre,
la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.
Conagra Brands s'engage í travailler et offrir des accommodements aux individus
ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance ou si vous avez des
besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous pouvez transmettre votre demande
par courriel í Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en
considération votre demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.