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We are seeking a Director for our Demand Planning Capability supporting our North American Consumer Products Business based in Atlanta, GA. This individual will be a key change agent as we transform our demand planning function into a collaborative demand sensing advantaged capability. The successful candidate will have experience leading the forecasting function within sales or supply chain organizations at a consumer products company. This person will need strong leadership skills and an executive presence. This position will play a fundamental role preparing our demand planning people, processes, and technology for the digital supply chain. This role requires expert use of marginal analysis. Successful candidate will use their proficiency in SAP, JDA, ACNielsen / IRI databases, and Excel to teach demand planners to recognize and communicate trends that ultimately drive long term value for our brands and our business.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes: * Working closely with supply chain and sales leaders to decrease our key account forecast error and improve our forecasting processes. * Utilizing strong critical thinking and analytical skills to maximize information and technology investments. * Driving engagement with sales and customer planning to strengthen our S&OP process. * Collaborating with category supply chain planning teams providing feedback on individual(s) performance and process improvements opportunities. * Monitoring industry trends, competitive activity and sharing that knowledge with supply chain, sales and brand teams to improve decision making and industry knowledge. * Applying excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills to provide clear and concise information and recommendations to cross-functional teams.
Required Qualifications and Experience * Bachelor’s Degree or higher * A minimum of 10 years of experience in a high volume consumer goods environment in procurement, operations, or Logistics * Experience managing and leading a team of demand planners/forecasters
Preferred Qualifications * MBA or Master’s Degree * Experience with SAP IBP planning suite * Professional certification * Supply Chain knowledge planning, manufacturing, procurement * Experience with a consumer goods company
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Strong fit with the Principles of Market Based Management with a track record of applying the 5 Dimensions. * Strong leader, able to champion and drive results with cross-functional teams throughout the organization. * Strategic thinker with broad functional experiences.
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We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.
Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
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