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Job Title   Demand Planner
   
Contact   Angela Gannon
Company   Medline
    3 Lakes Drive,
    Northfield, IL 60093
Phone   847.949.2059
Fax   847.949.2109
Submit Date   Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Post Date   Tuesday, October 16, 2018
   
Company Information   Medline Industries, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Demand Planner in the SPT (Sterile Procedure Tray) Division, located in Waukegan, IL. The SPT division is Medline’s single largest product division providing almost $1.2 billion in annual revenue, producing custom surgical procedure trays (SPTs) in four facilities: Waukegan, IL, Temecula CA, Nuevo Laredo MX and Laredo, TX. Our facilities service Medline’s customers in North America, which include but are not limited to hospitals, surgery centers, physician offices, and tissue banks.
   
Job Duties   Execute both the finished goods planning processes and demand planning for DED (Customer Agreements) and generate demand forecasts. Manage forecasts and communicate changes to interested parties Select ideal forecasting model/heuristic at the finished goods part level within the APO system (aggregate planning book) and monitor increase/decrease of the part level and aggregate level forecast accuracy Collaborate with product managers, sales and Marketing on item / product family forecasts (anticipated spikes, decrease, or other anomalies) and communicate the information with Production Coordinators / Buyers / Department Managers Develop and run demand planning reports. Adjust forecasts/safety stocks as necessary following report analysis Create and utilize demand planning exception reports to identify and fix potential issues. Responsible for improving forecast accuracy %, and reducing Stocks Outages Execute documented process flows, rules, and standards relevant to SPT's Demand Planning. Assist I/S in Developing reporting that ensures quality and effectiveness of data in SAP-APO and allows appropriate/timely KPI’s. Gather and input promotional information from Marketing and Business Sales teams into demand planning system Execute documented process flows, rules and standards relevant to Inventory Management Demand Planning.
   
Skills/Knowledge   Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 2+ years related experience with Master Production Scheduling and Materials Requirements Planning or in a Supply Chain/Logistics role. Demand Planning experience is a plus. Familiarization and experience with Supply Chain Software System. Desired experience with SAP, AS400(KBM), and APO (Aggregate Planning Book) a plus. M-Power report writing experience also a plus MS Office: Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, and tables and/or adjusting table columns). Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, inserting charts, v-lookups, and pivot tables). Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as algebra and probability and statistical inference to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and develop reliable solutions. Need the ability to speak/write intelligibly about business processes at both a high and detailed level. APICS certification preferred

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