Manager of Demand Planning in San Francisco, CA at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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    201 Spear Street
    San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 935752BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Inventory Management
Store ID: 38112: Sears SF Apparel Office 38112

The Manager, Demand Planning is responsible for planning, managing and maintaining replenishment for all specified lines of business. This position is also responsible for monitoring and adjusting variables to meet the needs of our customers. This individual will effectively manage demand plan to drive best in class fill rates and supply chain service to our customers.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
• Improving supply chain economics by implementing best practices, identifying new opportunities to improve existing processes and methodologies in our endeavor for growth. Design, implement and monitor high level performance measures to ensure continued operational performance improvement.
• Manage the creation and execution of the Demand Plan to support sales and service goals within the Supply Chain.
• Implement demand planning and forecasting strategies to meet sales and business goals.
• Maintains collaborative partnership with Vendor Management and Supply Planning to maintain proper customer inventory levels to support best in class service.
• Monitor and report on key metrics to support demand planning with a particular focus on exception management and forecast accuracy. Provide support for weekly meetings reviewing metrics that include service level, customer fill rate and Inventory.
• Manage inventory and replenishment strategies.
• Escalates constraints, and concerns that threaten quality service levels and Customer experience. Recommend short-term actions to mitigate impacts and long-term strategies to avoid reoccurrence.
• Build strong strategic alliances with internal and external partners to achieve key objectives.
• Manage multiple supply chain initiatives in a fast paced, high-volume, continuously changing environment. results

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's Level Degree
• Detail oriented with strong organizational, analytical and planning skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize
• Ability to mediate differences of opinion and facilitate resolution when conflicts arise
• Ability to facilitate group discussion for maximum idea generation and problem solving
• Ability to participate actively in cross-functional initiatives and projects
• Excellent communication skills
• Highly flexible and able to work well under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Ability to develop strong partnerships
• Demonstrated knowledge of industry practices and current trends
• Experience with a high-volume, fast paced, customer experience focused retailer environment
• Advanced ERP or MRP purchasing systems skills and knowledge
• Strong working knowledge and/or ability to understand inventory, financial and operating systems
• Proficiency in the use of desktop applications and Windows-based programs