Kellogg Senior Demand Planner in ELMHURST, Illinois

Grow with us as you manage the long term and short term forecasting process for assigned items/brands/equities. Serve as a liaison between Cross Functional business partners to ensure that all forecasts are accurate and necessary inputs gathered. Together we will build a stronger future for our company and your career.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as a Sr. Demand Planner at Kellogg, you will be part of our success by:

  • Ensure theforecast process is adhered to by all cross functional team members byfollowing identified forecast principles

  • Maintain andenter forecast information in forecasting software, including theunderstanding and necessary management of statistical forecasting modelsand variables

  • Responsiblefor understanding consumption/shipment trends and category dynamics tosupport and endorse total volume forecast

  • Responsiblefor adhering to forecasting best practices and supporting Supply Chaincontinuous improvement

  • Lead themonthly consensus process for the item/brand/category or channels forwhich they are responsible

  • Providetimely updates to Supply Chain partners on significant forecast changesthat will impact production plans

  • Prepare andpresent various analyses of forecast performance as needed to improve DemandPlanning KPI’s as well as communicate opportunities to stakeholders insales or business unit

  • Communicatefully with supervisors and others who have a need to know. Be informativewithout being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely,yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yetresponsive

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn and succeed, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • HSDiploma/GED and experience in logistics, demand planning/forecasting,supply planning, or supply chain related areas

  • Demonstratedanalytical work experience; analyzing trends

  • Highproficiency working with SAS CW or similar database application technology

  • Excellentproficiency using Microsoft Excel or similar software

  • Very strongcommunication skills are essential; Role may require basic negotiation andinfluence, cooperation, tact and diplomacy, etc.

  • Strong presentationand influencing skills necessary for communication with Company leadershipregarding business

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’sdegree in business or related field (IT, Finance, Supply Chain,Statistics) or equivalent training and experience required

  • Extensivework in logistics, demand planning/forecasting, supply planning, or supplychain related areas in a CPG environment

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

This position is office based, in our Elmhurst, IL campus.

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.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish

Title: Senior Demand Planner

Location: USA-IL-Elmhurst

Requisition ID: LOG002277

Job Function: Logistics and Supply Chain

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jul 7, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No