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Demand and Inventory Requirements Planning Manager
Putnam, CT
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Job Description Title: Demand and Inventory Planning Manager

Ref No: 972

Location: Woodstock, CT

Company Description:

We are currently working with a global, fast-paced consumer goods organization that since its founding 50 years ago, has led the pack in their niche. With a strong presence in over 65 countries, this organization is looking to expand their footprint globally and tackle the digital world. In doing so, they are going through a supply chain reorganization to set themselves up for success and are looking to bring on a Demand and Inventory Planning Manager to take the planning processes to the next level.

Position Description:

  • Demand and Inventory Planning Manager reporting to the Director of Planning;
  • Managing a team of planners across North America, Europe and Asia that is responsible to drive the entire forecasting process, as well as DRP to minimize operational constraints;
  • Protect the financial performance of the strategic business unit by identifying potential supply chain issues;
  • Help to formalize and drive the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings;
  • Participate in the financial budgeting process;
  • Advise sales and marketing of variances between existing forecasts, plans and actuals.

Background Required:

  • Entrepreneurial-spirited manager with 6-10 years of demand / supply experience, including a minimum of 1-3 years of management experience;
  • Experience with forecasting and inventory planning in a fast-moving environment;
  • Effective use of Tier-1 forecasting applications (i.e. SAP APO, JDA, Manugistics, Demantra, i2, Logility, etc.) and MS Excel;
  • Degree preferred but not required;
  • Proven track record of success in similar role.


  • Compensation commensurate with experience;
  • Full benefit package including medical, dental and 401(k);
  • Renter's Relocation Available;
  • Sorry, but no Visa sponsorship available.