Supply and Demand Planning Manager – Tantalum Division

Location: Greenville, SC
Job Description:
Responsible for all forecast activities associated with the supply and demand planning for AVX including creation and optimization of the Sales and Operation Planning Process.
Reports To:
Operations Manager, Tantalum Division
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement the sales and operations planning process (includes weekly, monthly and quarterly update and meeting process) to facilitate the monthly sales targets for the Division.
  • Develop demand forecasts for the multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function for multiple international facilities.
  • Review historical sales trend, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional data sharing/analysis to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and directly with customer counterparts to understand demand drivers.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customers to obtain and ensure that accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Use and maintain the demand planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
  • Develop supply side planning strategy/analysis that ensured appropriate inventory levels; must consider supply chain lead times, capacity constraints, portfolio understanding, new product launches, and product rationalizations among the regional facilities.
Job Requirements:
  • B.S. in supply chain, logistics, engineering, business or related field
  • 7 years supply chain planning experience
  • Strong analytical, organizations, decision-making and presentation skills required.
  • I2 system experience highly beneficial.
  • Advanced experience with MS Office and MS Excel required.
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