Kellogg Senior Demand Planner in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan
As the Senior Demand Planner you will Lead with us as you manage the long term and short term forecasting process for major brands within the Kellogg portfolio. Reporting to the Senior Director Integrated Business Planning Cereal or Director Integrated Business Planning Frozen you will engage with us as you serve as a liaison between cross functional business partners to ensure that all forecasts are accurate and necessary inputs gathered. You will ensure successful fore thought in forecasting and an owner’s mindset to drive results.
As a part of the great Kellogg community that sits at our Global Headquarters, you will have the opportunity to be involved in much more than your day-to-day responsibilities. Our culture is full of fun, flexibility, and teams that are playing to win. Get involved with Diversity & Inclusion groups, eat your way through our elaborate breakfast and snack bar, and take advantage of our company store perks! What’s not to love?
At Kellogg we are passionate about our brands, business and our outstanding food. Are you ready to leave your footprint (Or as Tony would say paw print) with an industry leader?
HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Expert Forecasting – You’ll be the expert in forecasting by creating, developing and producing demand forecasts through reviewing historical sales trends and marketing, sales and financial forecasts; preparing forecast data; and evaluating forecast results. You’ll ensure all process our meet by the cross functional teams, follow and identify forecasting principles, maintain forecasting information in the system. You’ll have an in-depth understanding of statistical forecasting models and variables.
Collaborate and Partner – Team work will be key in this role. You’ll work hand in hand with Supply Chain providing updates and analysis to provide updates to continuous improve. You’ll work with sales, marketing, finance, and purchasing to ensure accurate current and long term forecasting. You will present and make suggestions to other cross functional teams in terms of demand and forecasts for the categories you support. You’ll also partners with Demand Planners to help provide them with direction.
Analyze and Measure – You will be analyzing internal demand stream information, and categorizing according to demand patterns along with imputing sales and marketing intelligence in forecast systems. You’ll prepare and present various analyses of forecasting to different business unit leader. You will have an in-depth understanding of consumption and shipment trends so that you can lead monthly consensus process for your categories
YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
Extensive work in logistics, demand planning/forecasting, supply planning, or supply chain related areas
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field (IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Statistics) or equivalent training and experience
Understanding of the supply/demand planning business drivers, organization structures and key metrics
Detailed understanding of the objectives of the advanced forecasting and planning functions
High proficiency working with SAP or similar database application technology required. Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Access or similar software.
Strong presentation and influencing skills necessary for communication with Company leadership regarding business.
Very strong communication skills are essential, and expertise in Microsoft Excel and data manipulation are also critical.
Strong Experience with integrating activities across departments
Kellogg’s experience and or trade promotions experience
Prior experience with BW reporting APO / SNP , CRM or other SAP applications
It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:
Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html
New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/
THE FINER PRINT
Travel for this role will be 10%.
The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
GROW With Us.
Title: Senior Demand Planner
Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters
Requisition ID: INT000026
Job Function: Integrated Business Planning
Job Type: Professional
Closing Date: Apr 20, 2020, 4:59:00 AM