Apple Retail Demand Planner in Sacramento, California
Retail Demand Planner
Job Number: 113809404
Sacramento, California, United States
Weekly Hours: 40.00
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Primary responsibility is the planning of product to meet demand at Apple’s Retail Stores in the Americas. Proactively manage and maintain forecast to stores using systems, reporting tools and measurements. Works cross functionally with key internal partners to ensure the most accurate consensus forecast possible.
5 years experience in demand forecasting, preferably in a retail environment.
Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Strong statistical/analytical skills with the ability to translate business analysis into strategy.
Self starter with the ability to assist in supporting a culture of teamwork, trust, and productivity. Ability to be a 'change agent' by continuously challenging existing systems and building upon them.
Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
Be able to exert tactful influence in a matrix organization
Comfortable with presenting to executive management
MRP Expertise* PLUSES:
APICS CPIM or IBF CPF Certification
Exposure to: Oracle Demantra Demand Management, SAPDescription
Proactively works with key internal partners such as merchandising, supply planners, and retail finance
Manages forecast parameters in the replenishment system to ensure accurate product replenishment by article for assigned products.
Forecast consumer demand at multiple levels of aggregation using statistical and collaborative forecasting techniques.
Prepare consumer and store demand data, conduct advanced data analytics to drive business decisions (Service Level, Velocity, Projected Inventory, etc).
Identify variances based on historical performance (MAPE & Bias) and expected future activities of assigned product.
Create and publish detailed forecast and sales reporting during key events
BA/BS or equivalent experience required. MBA Desirable