Demand Planner

| North Suburbs
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Tall Ridge is seeking a Demand Planner to work with a compelling roster of clients to develop and optimize our forecasting & purchasing model. This position plays a key role in leading communication for clients and products with key counterparts in Operations, Sales, Marketing, and Finance. This person will design and generate weekly and monthly forecasting, inventory, and purchasing reports. Based on changes in demand and market trends, this person will recommend adjustments to forecast and inventory targets. Working under the direction and guidance our of Sr. Manager of Demand and Forecast Planning, this person will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the Purchasing field with high potential for growth.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Analyze trends to forecast demands and plan production commitments or timetables for business units, specific programs, or jobs, using sales forecasts.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels; create a place and adjust orders accordingly.
  • Maintain data integrity & item master
  • Create new products for new & existing clients 
  • Create, upload and send Purchase Orders to vendors
  • Track Purchase Orders & schedule incoming receipts
  • Troubleshoot PO discrepancies internally & externally
  • Oversee production planning process; audit daily inventory at multiple locations to ensure correct outbound shipments are in place
  • Compile information analyze data & produce actionable insights for multiple departments.
  • Maintain inventory turns and reduce excess stock.
  • Support demand planning and forecasting systems, tools and reports used in developing operational forecasts and demand plans for use in Sales and Operational Planning.
  • Proactively manage and improve current forecasting metrics.
  • Manage, analyze, and execute demand forecast and update based on actual sales velocity, trends, promotional plans, new product & brand launches, and sales plans.
  • Analyze forecast accuracy and performance to identify problems and opportunities; make recommendations for improvements to the demand plan.
  • Collaborate with marketing, operations, and finance to research and understand demand drivers to ensure that current and accurate information is used for the demand forecasts.
  • Assist and coordinate the cross-functional actions and tasks involved in meeting the necessary timelines to launch or transition new products.

Who You Are:

  • You are an excel mastermind that loves analyzing raw data to draw conclusions and make it presentable to a broad audience 
  • A self-starter with a proactive mindset and collaborative attitude
  • Passionate and knowledgeable in forecasting methods, you love finding opportunities for improvement.
  • Highly analytical and organized, you succeed in independent work environments. 
  • Your interpersonal and facilitation skills allow you to effectively interact with all teams in the forecast process.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-focused environment with rapidly changing priorities.

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS college degree in Business (or related field) or Statistics required.
  • Preferred skills: Netsuite experience, Tableau experience, some SQL knowledge

Why work with us?

Many of us consider our people to be our best perk but to sweeten the deal, we also have a pretty awesome list of conventional (and less conventional) perks and benefits including competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401K matching plan with immediate vesting, generous and flexible paid time off, tuition reimbursement,  and great employee discounts on our products. Not to mention, we regularly partake in happy hours, company-sponsored events, oh yeah, and snacks & drinks too of course!

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.
 

Tall Ridge is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google Big Query Databases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • Google OptimizeAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • Adobe Creative Cloud - Full SuiteDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • Monday.comManagement
    • SlackManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • MagentoCMS
    • NetsuiteCMS
    • BrontoEmail
    • UnbounceLead Gen

Location

Tall Ridge has 2 office locations: our main office is in Northbrook, and our satellite office is at TechNexus, located in downtown Chicago

An Insider's view of Tall Ridge

What are some social events your company does?

Happy hours, bag tourneys, Halloween costume contests, and Friday lunches are just some of the fun group events we've had.

Angelica

Office Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Each day I am excited to build data systems and connections that run while my team sleeps. Then the company is free to plan and work creatively, driving real growth on a steady foundation.

Aaron

Database Administrator

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I moved up from customer service to copywriting and learned many important skills since starting my new position. Customer service here taught me how to navigate processes and think on my feet. My current position is teaching me to think more creatively and to look at problems from a different perspective.

Cassandra

Copywriter

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I look forward to greeting each team member almost every day. Through team meetings, hallway conversations, one on ones and doorway discussions, I generate energy from my interactions with the team. The close knit connection provides a meaningful and engaging atmosphere. People really care about each other at DCG

John MacEntee

President

What does your typical day look like?

Project management responsibilities are 10%-15% of my day. Working with SQL/BigQuery and database's infrastructure is around 20%-25% of my day, working with Python for non-modeling tasks is around 20% and working with ML and statistical models around 25% of my time. The rest is dedicated to learning something new!

Mario

Lead Data Scientist

What are Tall Ridge Perks + Benefits

Tall Ridge Benefits Overview

Many of us consider our people to be our best perk but to sweeten the deal, we also have a pretty awesome list of conventional (and less conventional) perks and benefits including competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401K matching plan with immediate vesting, generous and flexible paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and great employee discounts on our products. Not to mention, we regularly partake in happy hours, company-sponsored events, oh yeah, and snacks & drinks too of course!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Tall Ridge participates in local volunteer activities such as Feed my Starving Children.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Tall Ridge employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Acme Co. employees receive between 15 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Pet Friendly
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Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within
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