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Demand Planning Analyst

Novolex? employs over 10,000 people across the globe.?We strive to be the employer of choice in the global packaging industry. Novolex??Careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain,?finance, HR,?product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth. Our team is rich in diversity and our culture?encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork in all we do.

Job Title:

Demand Planning Analyst??????

Position Summary:

The Demand Planning Analyst is a North American role responsible for coordinating and managing forecasting and demand planning processes, and is the primary associate managing Demand Planner.?

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining product forecasts and budgetary data by SKU in the Demand Planner for WNA Food Service operations, all sites.
  • Monitoring forecasts to ensure that variations in sales are properly accounted for.
  • Interface frequently with sales and marketing to assess demand and vet forecast information.
  • Manage and adjust pertinent intercompany forecasts (primarily Chattanooga product and imports).
  • Enter Gain/Loss forms into the Demand Planner, respond with feasibility of timing and quantity.
  • Measure and report Gain/Loss sales and inventory performance.
  • Manage slow moving / obsolete inventory; work with Finance to manage reserves for disposition.
  • Work directly with the Master Schedulers, Planners and Buyers in fulfilling supply chain requirements.
  • Monitor machine capacity at the Injection Molding plants and make recommendations as needed.
  • Analyze machine capacity, identify potential manufacturing constraints and determine alternatives for supply issues resulting from capacity constraints.
  • Provide input to the S&OP and analyze the S&OP data.
  • Maintain the SOIP scorecard and analyze the data required to support the scorecard.
  • Monitor product group performance data, capacity constraints and potential future issues.
  • Work with the divisional Site Managers on specific Capacity analysis when required.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor?s degree in Business or related discipline
  • Experience with ERP including forecasting, demand planning and capacity analysis.
  • Must be capable of coordinating multi-site activities and have the interpersonal skills needed to facilitate change and improvement.?
  • Superior Excel and data management skills required.
  • CPIM or CPSM certification preferred
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a planning or forecasting role.

Safety Expectations

  • Safety is always the number one priority.? All actions taken will be conducted in the safest manner possible and without risking injury to yourself or others.?
  • Follow all Safe Practices and safety policies and procedures.
  • Report all accident, incidents, safety violations, near misses or unsafe conditions to your Supervisory IMMEDIATELY.? If any bodily fluid (bloodborne pathogens) are present, it must be properly cleaned by a trained employee.

Quality Expectations

  • Our product is our livelihood.? We must ensure that our product is of the highest quality.? Every employee plays a part in quality.
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices while in production areas.
  • Adhere to all GFSI standards policies and procedures in regards to product Safety, Quality and Legality.
  • Adhere to and enforce procedures in regards to Food Defense and HACCP.

About the Company

  • Novolex? is North America?s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
  • Novolex? is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 62 facilities around the globe, including the worlds? largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana. ?The company has over 10,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
  • The family of historic Novolex? brands includes Bagcraft? Packaging, Hilex Poly?, Fortune Plastics?, Duro Bag?, De Luxe? Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film & Bag?, International Converter?, General Packaging? Products, Heritage Bag?, Burrows Packaging, Sheilds and?The Waddington Group.
  • Each of the Novolex? brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex? brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.
  • Novolex? focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex? product portfolio and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.

Our Mission

  • Novolex?s? mission is to continue a tradition of leadership established by our historic brands in the areas of packaging choice, customer service, manufacturing innovation, quality, and sustainability.

Our Vision Statement

  • To be a leading provider of packaging solutions that are environmentally friendly, create value for the customer and Novolex?, have excellent quality, and provide superior service.
  • We want to accomplish this with an entrepreneurial culture which drives operational excellence and proactively creates ecological solutions.

Our Environmental Mission
Novolex's?sustainability goal is to establish a viable environmental program and product line that:

  • Reduces the impact of plastic and paper on the environment through recycling and increased recycled content
  • Sets a high standard of industry leadership and corporate citizenship
  • Creates meaningful benefits for the environment and the community
  • Facilitates environmental action by retailers and the community

For more information on Novolex?, visit our website at:?www.novolex.com

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. ?It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities. ?Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Pre-employment, as well as post-hire substance testing, is required for specified positions through Novolex. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.

Novolex? is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company?s application process should contact Jamie Wells at ?800-845-6051.
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