Flowserve Corporation Regional Demand Planner in IRVING, Texas
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
Demand Planner is responsible for the support of regional demand management across all product families. The primary focus is on developing a regional manufacturing forecast at the product family and material levels, that feed into MPS process. This position is responsible for forecast modelling, levels, accuracy, support of demand consensus process and world class demand management processes and systems.
Develop, lead, coach, and motivate cross-functional associates.
Drive urgency and escalate issues that are foreseen to cause a disruption to the sales forecast.
Maintain and report on KPI’s (Demand to Revenue, Forecast Accuracy, Service Level)
Drive high degree of data integrity within ERP’s.
Ensure processes are consistent with company objectives.
Generate demand forecast, analyse statistical data, recommend solutions, and conduct monthly demand forecast maintenance.
Drive, participate, and provide input during the Demand Consensus meeting (sales, product management, etc.).
Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts compared to revenue plan.
Support on-time delivery as per confirmed/quoted date (service level reliability).
Oversee factory logistics management of product phase in/phase out.
Oversee manage bottleneck coordination.
Assist with developmental plans to resolve overstock and understock of finished goods.
May be asked to perform other work-related tasks as required.
Bachelor's degree in a manufacturing relevant area
Minimum of two years’ experience within demand planning.
Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP) and planning parameters.
Strong background in data analysis, spreadsheets, and reading/understanding reports.
Understanding and proven experience of forecasting techniques.
Project Management – applies a disciplined process for planning, organizing and controlling work initiatives
Planning - develops effective plans to support long-term business objectives
Proficient with the MS Office products and Excel (V-Look Up, Pivot Tables, Charts).
Knowledge of Lean tools and concepts.
Strong attention to detail, follow-up, and follow through skills
Ability to challenge and influence people.
Proactive, honest, driving ownership and accountability
Strong interpersonal skills, pleasant, professional attitude and the ability to work as part of a team.
Demonstrates effective influencing and collaboration skills
Strong communication skills; able to communicate with diverse groups and individuals at all levels across different locations and functions
Professional certification in Inventory Management and/or Supply Chain Management
Certified Lean Practitioner
A second spoken language (eg. Spanish, French, German, Italian)
ISO 9001:2015 experience
Knowledge of APICS supply chain and inventory concepts, certified CPIM or CSCP
Experience with implementation of lean projects.
Job Posting/Business Card Title: Regional Demand Planner
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required: 40%
Primary Posting Location: IRVING, Texas US
Job Posting Category: Operations
Employment Type: Full time
Relocation Eligible: Yes
Country: United States
Auto req ID: 45167BR
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