Demand Planning Manager

8 - 10 years experience  •  Moving & Storage

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17
High Point, NC
8 - 10 years experience
Moving & Storage
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota and many others. We're growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)


The chosen candidate will assume a supervisory role within the Demand Planning organization for the Client Program, overseeing and supporting the Demand Planning staff in completing day-to-day activities. Additionally, he/she will be supporting the development of tools and applications to continue driving innovative solutions, adding value to the end customer and business.

Essential Functions

  • Work closely with team members supporting a positive and productive work environment
  • Able to mentor and coach new and existing planners on core processes, procedures, and functions to advance their knowledge and performance
  • Support oversight of the Demand Planning team by providing support in deploying processes and training to a staff of Demand Planning Analysts
  • Capable of analyzing procedures and processes to then proposing changes to improve performance and deliverables
  • Ensure compliance with operating procedures as defined in position work instructions
  • Ensure coordination and completion of team functional goals and objectives
  • Coordinate activities cross-functionally amongst the various organization and peer groups within the XPO Logistics infrastructure
  • Train and develop Demand Planning Analysts in demonstrating a commitment to achieving internal company team goals
  • Access and apply XPO’s policies, procedures, and documents to ensure proper, efficient, and accurate use of the processes
  • Demonstrate and support the creation of a positive work environment and teamwork
  • Communicates well with the manager and other co-workers and departments
  • Teamwork participation in meeting contract goals and objectives

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Four-year degree with Supply Chain Management preferred or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a supply chain planning environment or equivalent
  • Experience in the use of Forecast Management and Orders Management Solutions
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of supply chain concepts, including experience with statistical and business forecasting
  • Basic knowledge of analytical concepts and solutions including Data Science, Machine Learning, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 25% travel required
  • Stable and comfortable office environment
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be capable of operating standard office equipment


Requisition Id:  32415

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