Customer Planning Manager

Bimbo Bakeries USA   •  

Rehoboth, MA

Industry: Food & Beverages


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago


The Manager Customer Planning is responsible for trade planning, financial and quantitative analysis and oversight for various programs within the given customer(s). This position is also responsible for customer shopping programs, schematics, VAA merchandising, and aisle architect and assortment management.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Account Executive on promotional calendar effectiveness.
  • Ensure weekly calendar accuracy and communication.

· Input all Navigator Forecasting entries and gain alignment on all final forecasts with Account Executive.

  • Continuously adjust Navigator plans, driven by customer, AE, trends, forecast accuracy, strategy/guardrail change and/or course correction.
  • Responsible for internal promotional pricing forms and external pricing forms (e.g. Trade Point).
  • Responsible for inputting CM log, trade accrual, scan track promotions and communication with finance and Sr. Manager Customer Planning.

Key Behavioral Competencies:

· Ability to achieve specific objectives/outcomes and set/meet key initiatives

· Ability to effectively implement programs for area of responsibility.

· Ability to collaborate and align cross-functionally within team and with customer(s)

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business related field preferred.

Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Minimum of 5 years in Sales Management, Customer Accounts or other relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of IRI data and the ability to analyze data.
  • Strong interactive and communication skills.
  • Computer skills and proficiency, specifically PowerPoint, Excel, and Word is required, as well as proficiency with Navigator and Margin Minder.