(CAN) Manager, Demand Planning – Replenishment (12 month contract)
City : Mississauga
Category : Temporary (Fixed Term) Supply Chain
Industry : Retail
Employer : Walmart Canada
Position Summary...This position is responsible for the Demand Planning aspect within their respective Omni business segment. The ongoing goal of this position is to continuously improve availability and simultaneously reduce inventory by improving forecast accuracy and bias, thereby supporting category growth and working capital targets. Execution of the Demand Planning process focuses on collaborative “bottom-up” planning with merchandising. This role is key to achieving the business targets for availability and working capital, as well as achieving the category growth objectives.
What you'll do...
Leads and executes item level forecast analysis for assigned group of categories or department identifying and analyzing factors that impact customer demand for products (for example, product or category trends, seasonality, competitive products)
Adjusting forecasting model based on changes to customer demand and trends
Communicating forecast, including risks, uncertainty, and assumptions to incorporate impacting factors and to identify trends, performance, and concerns; evaluating historical data (for example, lost sales, market trends, and promotions)
Collaborating with key stakeholders (for example, category managers, merchandise planners and feature planners and strategic vendor as necessary ) to align demand forecasts to business plans including baseline and promotions
Achieve forecast target improvements by reducing forecast error and bias at the fine line level at minimum
Accountable to achieve working capital delivery through managing inventory management process and strategy improvement for categories or department by evaluating and identifying factors that impact department and item performance (Safety stocks)
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Data Analytics
Prior experience of Demand or Forecast Management and its implications on Availability
Understanding of Inventory and its implications on Working Capital
Prior Knowledge of Forecasting Management systems.
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Age - 16 or older
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.
Primary Location…1940 ARGENTIA RD, MISSISSAUGA, ON L5N 1P9, Canada