Manager, Demand Planning

Wesco Aircraft is the world's leading distributor and provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales. Our services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery and point-of-use inventory management. We offer one of the world's broadest portfolios of aerospace products, including C-class hardware, chemical and electrical and comprised of more than 550,000 active stock-keeping units. Wesco Aircraft has more than 2,700 employees across 57 locations globally with net sales of $1.5 billion in 2016.
SUMMARY:
Work closely with Customer Operations and Sales to create and refine detailed forecasts for the consumption of product on our contracted and adhoc runner and repeater business streams. Forecast data will be used for multiple outputs including; calculation of revenue projections, supply and demand planning, safety stock planning, and inventory receipt projections.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure every customer contract has a topical forecast loaded into the company ERP system
Maintain the ad-hoc customer forecast in the company ERP System
Validate forecasts against historical sales prior to uploading into the ERP system
Provide regular and consistent forecast accuracy KPI's to the Customer Operations and Sales Functions
Hold monthly demand planning meetings to improve accuracy for sub-standard contracts or ad-hoc forecast areas
Maintain key notes, commentating on forecast trends, accuracy and performance,
e.g., ramp up/down, contract termination
Communicate critical forecast changes outside of strategic thresholds to internal stakeholders such as warehouse, inventory planning and purchasing
Ensure that the forecast is generating the correct signals via the demand planning systems: 'What If' Analysis, Replenishments, Pipeline Reports, etc.
Help to maintain and review effective measures of SIOP performance and take necessary actions required to improve the results of such measures
Identify risks and deficiencies in the SIOP process and make suggestions to improve them
Support continuous improvement activities within the team
REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education/experience
Background in Demand Planning/Production Planning/Material Requirements Planning/Supply-Chain equivalent is preferred
An advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Experience in the use of MS Access, ClickView 11 or Oracle Application express would be beneficial
This position requires use of information which is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To conform to U.S. Government export regulations/ITAR, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Wesco Aircraft is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
WHY WESCO?
This is an exciting time to join Wesco Aircraft due to our expansion and increased market share within the aerospace industry. At Wesco Aircraft, we invest in our employees, meaning the opportunity for career progression and personal development is outstanding.
BENEFITS:
Wesco is proud to offer a broad range of benefits options. You can choose from a number of plans including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and voluntary supplemental programs. All full-time employees are eligible for benefits coverage. At Wesco Aircraft, we know that having the best employees provides us the competitive advantage and we are always searching for capable individuals. Apply online at: www.wescoair.com

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