If you are a Global Demand Planning management professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Houston, TX location, you will be a key driver of the development and delivery of Demand and Supply forecasting to support the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process in Emerson's Actuation Technologies business.
AS A GLOBAL DEMAND PLANNING MANAGER:
This individual is responsible for performing critical analysis and preparing advanced reporting for business planning and management reviews. The person must have a strong analytical background and be capable of providing meaningful and actionable information utilizing several different types of data. Information needs to be accurate and detailed enough to facilitate effective decision-making. Information will balance product demand, component supply, and factory capacity; integrates financial and operational plans, and links high-level strategic plans with the operational plans and capabilities.
The Global Demand Planning Manager will report directly to the Director S&OP. Ongoing focus will be to work with the Sales and operations teams to assist with the following actions:
Ownership of Strategic Business Units (SBU) based Demand deliverables in Actuation Technologies Global Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process.
Works with the Actuation Technologies Sales Organization, Projects Managers and Demand Managers throughout different world areas to identify and define short, medium and long-term product demand by market segment, geographical segmentation and kind of business.
Works with various functions to establish a secure and reliable process for gathering and analyzing this data, which meets the business need for not only speed, reliability and accuracy, but also, market, kind of business and geographical segmentation.
Prepares S&OP forecast to support the monthly management business reviews.
Creates, monitors, and maintains S&OP metrics and key performance indicators, identifying potential risks and opportunities.
Maintains a constant review of data gathering, processing systems and processes.
Continually develops and improves models, systems and processes to meet business needs and requirements.
Works with operations and supply chain management to ensure that information being gathered and processed is coherent with their needs and requirements.
Presents and provides demand forecasts as well as background and detail regarding demand forecasts in order to contribute as required to S&OP decision-making.
Develops and maintains appropriate models/history to interpret dollar forecasts into product unit forecasts and disseminate them to world area manufacturing facilities.
Develops and maintains a history / database of demand information and statistics that will facilitate a better understanding of this information and more sophisticated / accurate demand forecasting and planning.
Assists the SBU leaders in breaking down Bookings data and interpreting Sales trends.
Guide and mentor Demand analysts.
WHO YOU ARE:
You possess the ability to analyze a complex situation and establish a strategic change plan, then optimize a progression path. You can organize people and activities, understand how to separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow, and can simplify complex processes. You are able to act or make decisions without having the total picture. You pursue tasks with energy and drive, seldom giving up before finishing.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Business, Marketing or a similar technical field.
APICS or equivalent certification
Minimum 5 years experience in Forecasting or Demand Planning
Minimum 5 years of Operations experience.
Strong computer skills working with Microsoft Suites
Working knowledge of an ERP system
Working knowledge of Data Analytical tools
Strong analytical problem resolution skills
Demonstrated project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
Strong communication and presentation skills
Be self-directed & organized
Legal authorization to work in the United States
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