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Demand Manager Planner
As a Demand Manager you will play an integral role in designing and generating weekly and monthly forecast reports while tracking and measuring the impact of forecast accuracy. You will also create analytics and reporting tools to support decision making as well as provide analysis and insight around logistics planning downstream supply chain and manufacturing efficiencies. You will play a key part in leading program S&OP meetings and driving consensus on both unconstrained and constrained demand. You will establish and utilize best methods in creating forecasts and respective inventory targets. With your analytical skills you will analyze unconstrained demand provided by Finance revenue and cost targets and convert that demand into operational build plans. Your technical skills will allow you to prepare summary reports spreadsheets and charts based on analysis of data from multiple sources which may include but will not be limited to Bills of Material (BOM) reports metrics and inventory forecast projections. You will collaborate with the Operations team regarding manufacturing constraints lead time and due date requirements. Additionally you will collaborate closely with your Supply planning counterparts. You will also be responsible for the input and management of demand types into our ERP system.
+ 7+ years working in Demand management sales forecasting or equivalent experience.
+ Strong Knowledge understanding and practice of MRP principles.
+ Experience in ERP systems Oracle preferred.
+ Strong knowledge and understanding of requirements planning/inventory management techniques including Just In Time MRP and KANBAN in support of made to stock and engineer to order manufacturing processes.
+ Possess a working knowledge of the manufacturing process.
+ Knowledge in Microsoft Access or Database management and queries.
+ Experienced in Microsoft applications such as Word Excel and PowerPoint for management reporting and presentation.
+ Bachelors degree quantitative majors preferred.
+ US government position. US Citizenship required.
+ Ability to travel up to 10%.
+ Masters Degree preferred.
+ APICS CPSM.
+ Experience creating statistical forecasting models a plus.
+ Strong teamwork skills required to work effectively in a team environment and establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external supply chain partners.
+ High degree of initiative and ownership attention to detail and the discipline to follow through on assigned tasks.
+ Ability to develop solutions to a variety of problems of large to very large scope and complexity often creating or revising company or departmental policies in the process
+ Ability to work well with and in many cases lead others in a cross-functional team environment.
ViaSat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center. Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community The Phoenix metro area has arts entertainment all major league sports and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
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