The Honey Baked Ham Company, LLC Demand Planner in Alpharetta, Georgia
At HoneyBaked, our commitment to our people, our product and our brand shows - and we also make it a priority to give back to the communities where we live and work. "Serve Others" and "Do the Right Thing" are core values for us - we believe in being authentic in everything we do and in living our Values in full view of the communities we serve. We're looking for a Demand Planner to join the team in our Alpharetta office and add value by owning demand planning and leading the supply portion of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process for each line of business.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, develop statistical inventory/supply planning models, and evaluate forecast results.
Interact with Retail Operations, Product Development, Marketing, and Finance to understand demand forecast drivers across all Lines of Business (LOB's).
Monitor demand, schedule attainment, and established, on-hand inventory targets to help provide timely inventory replenishment plans and make necessary schedule changes across the food service distributor network.
Execute vendor purchase orders as needed and monitor plan attainment across all vendors.
Manage planning calls as required for each LOB (Line of Business).
Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
Drive continuous improvement in the demand planning process such as current process gap analysis, automation tool identification/implementation, and identification of main KPIs.
Deliver against annual Total Delivered Cost, inventory plans, and service level targets.
Improve plan performance by effectively analyzing sources of error and recommending appropriate corrective action plans.
Foster cross-functional discussion to improve the quality and interpretation of supply plans.
Lead supply chain product commercialization plan reviews inclusive of phase in/out strategies for promotional activities, new product introductions and product discontinuations.
Leverage the Supply Planning processes to develop Fiscal Year forecasts during the business planning cycles for all lines of business.
Coordinate efforts and direct communication when inventory levels are insufficient to cover demand due to finished goods or upstream raw material shortages.
YOUR TRACK RECORD
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 3+ years' experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning S&OP or similar roles. CPG experience preferred but not required. Strong Excel skills are a must! Additionally, to be successful in this role will require a team orientation, a customer service/support mindset for both internal and external partners, a strong sense of urgency coupled with analytical skills (including problem solving skills that result in win/win solutions!). Project management skills/mindset are important, as the role juggles multiple priorities regularly.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive salary and benefits plan, including a matched 401(k) and a culture where doing the right thing is the only thing to do...and where you can have fun (Really. It's in our Values. #notstuffy)
We're proud of our company and to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, sex, color, citizenship, national origin, religion, age, marital status, disability, military/uniformed service, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other protected class under applicable federal, state or local law.
The Honey Baked Ham Company LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.