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Demand Planning Coordinator

Company: Hawaiian Host Group
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are you known for exceeding expectations? Do you embrace the Spirit of Hawai'i? Then please keep reading because we're looking for people like you at Hawaiian Host Group.

Who are we? An excited team of people that all have one vision in common: sharing the Spirit of Hawai'i with the world. We do this from Honolulu, Hilo, Los Angeles, and Tokyo by creating outstanding product experiences for our consumer brands, Hawaiian Host, Mauna Loa, and KOHO.

Expect camaraderie, product tastings, and other (virtual) events that make our culture unique. And more importantly, know that your work contributes to our purpose, as the Hosts of Hawai'i, to make the Islands' future flourish. We do this through our Takitani Foundation and other social and environmental initiatives.

That's enough about us for now, we'd love to learn more about you. Read the job description below and let us know if you're interested. We can't wait to meet you!

Under the direction of the Director of Manufacturing, assists Demand Planning Team with data collection and planning organization and communicates with support departments to gather information needed by the Demand Planning Team to build production schedules for both Hawaii manufacturing sites as well as coordinate production needs at our coman partners.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists Demand Planning Team in maintaining predictive models to help determine forecast demand.
  • Monitor demand forecasts and ensure accurate reporting and analysis of data.
  • Assist Demand Planning Team with analyzing trends based on seasons, promotions, and historical sales trends.
  • To assist in the development of forecasts for new product launches, expansions, life-cycle issues, and product supersessions/replacements, and phase out of obsolete products.
  • Assist the Demand Planning team with distributing timely forecast reports to all parties following month-end processing.
  • Participate in forecast planning meetings, Consensus meetings or Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) meetings.
  • Collaborates with other forecast stakeholders/participants (Sales, Marketing, and Finance, etc.) to ensure information is coordinated as efficiently as possible.
  • Ability to communicate analysis, recommendations, and concepts with management team, including senior management, and coordinate work activities with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to prepare and conduct presentations of analysis and recommendations to the management team.

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Gain proficiency in using applicable demand planning spreadsheets and internal forecast and inventory software.
    • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
    • Regular attendance is required for the position.

      EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
      • Four (4) year college degree or equivalent in Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, or General Business
      • (Basic understanding of Statistics is helpful).
      • At least two (2) years of experience in working with Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
      • Understanding of the consumer, customer, internal and external market forces.
      • Competencies: Analytical, detail oriented, critical thinking, process analysis, communication, business acumen, accuracy.
      • Computer Skills: proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

        PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
        • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit; use finger dexterity; use vision and hearing; use eye-hand coordination; frequently required to stand; walk; occasionally required to pull less than 25 pounds; lift 25-50 pound; carry 25-50 pounds; stair climb; bend; forward reach; overhead reach; grasp handle; seldom required to push; squat; kneel; stoop; crouch; twist; side bend.

          COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:
          • The position requires constant talking to co-workers; written communication to co-workers; talking on the telephone; supervising others; responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers; training/giving verbal instructions; writing/composing written language; reading; frequently requires talking to customers; written communication to customers
          • Talking to outside trade persons/vendors; written communication to outside trade persons/vendors; receiving verbal instructions; receiving written instructions; occasionally visit/work at different worksites.

            WORK ENVIRONMENT:
            • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            • 1) While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions.
            • 2)The noise level in the work environment is usually light.

              Hawaiian Host Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Keywords: Hawaiian Host Group, Honolulu , Demand Planning Coordinator, Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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