Planner, Demand Planning

Date:  Oct 2, 2022
Location:  NY
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary:

Manage the finished goods forecast for Clé de Peau Beauté Lead POSM (Point of Sales Materials) forecasting process.  Lead E&O process with internal teams.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review monthly saleable forecasts with related analysis. The accuracy of the unit forecast has a direct impact on company inventory and customer service levels. Reconcile forecasted units to Gross Sales financial forecasts to ensure reasonableness.
  • Gather qualitative information from Sales and Marketing as it affects future unit forecasted demand, including follow-up of out of stocks with supply planning.
  • Monthly Forecast Accuracy: Report results and issue root cause on inaccuracies.
  • Conduct regular business and performance reviews related to demand and supply of low stock skus with internal stakeholders.
  • Manage the potential obsolescence to minimize inventory liabilities and drive Root Cause Problem Solving and action planning/execution to reduce E&O. 
  • Assist Manager in preparing for the Monthly Consensus and Executive S&OP meetings with Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Sales Ops.
  • Prepare and lead monthly Pre-Consensus meetings
  • Attend weekly meetings as needed – Low stock meetings, E&O, etc.
  • New launches’ forecast preparation working closely with Marketing and Sales
  • Other analyses and projects as needed.

Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders:

  • Supply Planning
  • Sales Operations
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • ADC
  • Customer Service
  • Finance
  • Assembly Team

Financial Accountability

  • Shiseido demand plan budgeting
  • POSM Budgeting

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • 4-year academic degree in relevant field or related job experience
  • 2-3 years of demand planning experience in a supply chain role.
  • Competent user of computerized IT systems – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other associated scheduling, forecasting software packages.
  • Strong data management and analytic skills.
  • Prefer APICS exposure and CPIM certification.
  • Understanding of the end-to-end Supply Chain Functions and Linkage.
  • Positive attitudes of commitment to job/projects.
  • Enthusiastic, creative and a team player.
  • SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is a plus



Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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