Demand Planning Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/14/17
Salt Lake City, UT
5 - 7 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/14/17

L3 Technologies, Communication Systems-West (CSW),  is seeking a Demand Planning Manager to lead a team of Demand Entry Analysts that support the analysis, viability, and execution of requirements to support customer programs as well as to facilitate visibility into those activities pre-contract using long range planning tools. The Sales and Operations Planning Manager handles complex tasks with significant impact on operational resources. The individual needs strong analytical skills and intuition to integrate data from different sources and make reasonable conclusions in an environment of demanding deadlines and time frames.

Competencies/Skills: This person should have demonstrated leadershipexperience in long term planning management, program execution support, and pre-contract requirements analysis, as well as an ability to drive vision to execution.  Key competencies/skillsrequiredfor this position include:

  • Personnel management and building cohesive/collaborative teams
  • Understanding of Proposal management process and pre-contract requirements forecasting
  • Strategic planning and organizational skills
  • Leadership and vision in incorporating various quantitative and qualitative methodologies to develop robust long- and mid-range forecasts of material and labor requirements
  • Understanding of material and labor dependencies tied to changes in forecasted customer demands
  • An ability to work effectively with various internal organizations to evaluate impacts of forecasted changes and develop mitigation strategies to meet operational objectives
  • Understanding of business priorities in order to satisfy competing internal customer requests for information and balance organizational objectives within time and resource constraints


  • An accredited Master’s degree in a business-related field (Accounting, Economics, Business, etc.) is preferred
  • 5+ years of directly related work experience in planning or business mechanics
  • Strong written and oral communication experience
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to travel on occasion


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