Demand Planner

in Remote Location

Demand Planner Job

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    Remote Location

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    Full time

What Manufacturing Planning contributes to Cardinal Health

Manufacturing Planning is responsible for the forecasting, planning and scheduling of manufacturing resources, including equipment and labor resources to efficiently achieve manufacturing goals as defined by internal and external customer expectations. Responsible for distribution of finished goods. Addresses conflicts and constraints in manufacturing to achieve highest level of customer satisfaction.


The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for our customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, and other sources.The Demand Planner proactively develops, analyzes, and recommends finished goods demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation.  The Demand Planners also identifies areas of forecast risk and improvement opportunities for their assigned demand planning categories.Responsible for ensuring product is available and we meet customers service commitmentsProvide support with data analytics, root cause analysis, and problem resolution of inventory concerns or issuesConduct weekly and monthly calls with customer to review performance, inventory levels, and future demand/supplyPerform trend analysis to report inconsistencies with forecasts and actual salesResponsible for identifying and mitigating future service level disruptionsPlacing purchase orders and analyzing inventory on hand vs. customer demand/forecast to see what products we need to orderWorks with suppliers to receive product status updates and resolve issues


Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience preferredMinimum of 3 years demonstrated results in Demand Planning/Forecasting, Supply Chain, or Production Scheduling preferredIBF or APICS certification strongly encouragedExperience with SAP or Kinaxis preferredMicrosoft Excel Experience required (Pivot Tables, Formulas, Data Analysis)This position requires strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal & facilitation skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business.

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projectsMay contribute to the development of policies and proceduresWorks on complex projects of large scopeDevelops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectivesCompletes work independently receives general guidance on new projectsWork reviewed for purpose of meeting objectivesMay act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

The Colorado Department of Labor requires all employers to provide the following information for all positions that could be performed in the state of Colorado

Anticipated salary range: $59,000 - $87,600

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD

A Covid-19 vaccination is required in order to be employed in this position. This includes either:

2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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