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Demand Planning Analyst

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75063

Company: NCH Corporation

Thank you for exploring a career with Plumbing Parts Group (PPG), a division of NCH Corporation. We are seeking an Analyst that will support by providing Demand Planning to the Danco & LSP business within NCH including monitoring current demand trends, developing forecast for baseline SKUs and new SKUs, maintaining forecast reports/tools, and communicating with the cross-functional team on any forecast changes  If you are looking for an opportunity to directly impact a business then join NCH as our new Demand Planning Analyst, where our future begins with you!  

 

A little about us


Applying for a new job is a little like entering uncharted territory. We want you to feel 100% confident about the application process, the position and our company before committing your time to apply, so that none of the above comes as a surprise. Let’s start with some information about PPG so you can get to know us better.

 

PPG Inc. manufactures, sources and markets a broad line of plumbing repair and remodel products through the retail home improvement and hardware channel (Danco Division), as well as a broad line of rough plumbing products sold through the wholesale and OEM channels (LSP Products Division).  More information can be found at the company’s web-sites www.danco.com and www.lspproducts.com.

 

Culture and Benefits

We’re a global company with a family feel, offering the same benefits of an international corporation with the personal relationships of a small business. Working in our small teams and close-knit environment, you’d never guess we had a 7,500+ employee head count. We realize a job is more than just a job – it’s an extension of your life and family – and we’re committed to maintaining just that. For us, culture is not just a perk; it’s essential to how we thrive. And that’s speaking for 100 years in the business!

 

  • Employee-centric environment (regular corporate activities, personal relationships, small teams)
  • Family-first attitude (work-life balance support,)
  • Approachable leadership (collaboration with top leaders, open-door policy)
  • Growth-oriented mindset (autonomy, creative freedom to explore new ideas)
  • Paid vacation and holiday leave
  • Wellness initiatives (on-site fitness facility and cafeteria, walking trail)
  • Community involvement (volunteering, fundraisers, charity events, school sponsorships and donations)
  • Employee recognition programs (appreciation week, awards and ceremonies)
  • Personal and professional development and growth
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness (retirement options, 401(k) match, employee credit union)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, long and short-term disability)

 

If this sounds like a fit for you, so far, keep reading.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Gather input from multiple data sources (Account Managers, Product Management,etc.) and consolidate into actionable summary plan. 
  • Participate and drive Demand Planning analytics as part of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) processes
  • Manage 4 years of history and the forecasts across all channels and regions to provide a SKU level forecast by month
  • Manage Overrides, Modifiers, SKU transitions, Adds/Deletes, Outliners in Forecast Pro
  • Develop Tableau Reports as needed
  • Support the implementation of Oracle Demantra as needed
  • Conduct SKU level forecasts for both Danco & LSP businesses using Excel and Forecast Pro (statistical forecast generation, systematic review and fine tuning statistical models to drive continued forecast accuracy improvements, alignment with      sales/marketing teams)
  • Maintain forecast reports/tools (Volume/Rate/Mix analysis, Forecast Accuracy, Oracle Upload, Forecast Pro Upload, Root Cause Drivers, S&OP reports, New Item templates) that drive operational processes for a dynamic Danco/LSP demand plan.
  • Drive other ad-hoc analysis as needed to support Demand Planning/Supply Chain team and the cross-functional team. 
     

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Supply Chain, Management Information Systems, or Business Related
  • MBA/ Master Degree in Supply Chain, Management Information Systems a plus
  • 1-3 years of experience in demand planning/supply chain (or comparable planning/analytical role) from medium sized company
     

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Demand Planner, Supply Chain, ERP, Supply Chain Manager, Information Systems, Operations, Technology