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    Position: Demand Manager
    Status: Permanent
    Industry: Manufacturer
    Location: West Island of Montreal

    Would you like to be part of a growing multinational company? Would you like to work in a modern work environment?
    Here is an opportunity to work as a Demand Manager for a leader in playground and park solutions and manufacturing.

    Reporting to the VP, Marketing & Business Intelligence, the Demand Manager will play a key role in the implementation of S&OP methodologies and mindset within our organization. Being well versed in the processes surrounding S&OP, the Demand Manager will lead the development, implementation and maintenance of a formalized demand management and forecasting process. Once implemented he/she is responsible for managing the sales planning and forecasting process and driving continuous improvement within it.

    Advantages
    Your benefits as a Demand manager:
    • Working for an industry leader
    • Modern, team-oriented environment
    • Competitive salary
    • Full benefits package
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Very active social committee (many events organized during the year)
    • Growing multinational company
    • Pension benefits, and more.

    Responsibilities
    Your responsibilities as a Demand manager:
    • Lead the sales forecasting and demand planning process.
    • Manage an 18-month rolling demand plan for a complete portfolio of products within a global supply chain
    • Work closely with Sales team to translate and validate sales plans into demand plans as part of the Monthly S&OP process to achieve sustainable demand plan accuracy
    • Establish and monitor forecast accuracy and BIAS reporting, identify gaps and work with the sales and internal supply chain teams to improve the KPIs for critical items
    • Track and problem solve root cause of forecast error, bias, and on time delivery rate misses, coordinating closely with partners in
    Supply Chain, Customer Experience, and Operations.
    • Identify abnormal demand patterns and coordinates with Master Scheduling function to evaluate and recommend alternatives
    • Facilitate Product Line Management including performing new product analysis and action plan tracking, ensuring formal development and implementation of business policies (safety stock, MTO/MTS/FTO and lead times), managing the product addition and deletion process and performing formal (Quadrant) analysis.
    • Measure and improve the reliability of forecasts to contribute to key supply-chain performance indicators
    • Work with Sales to clearly identify and present opportunities and risks in the demand plan and document and communicate related risks and opportunities
    • Design, build and own tools to improve processes and information gathering

    Qualifications
    Skills and Competencies required:
    • Minimum 5 years of Demand Planning experience in an S&OP context
    • Experience in statistical forecasting software systems and processes
    • Experience with CRM/ERP software functionality (knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics and Business Central a plus)
    • Planning competency and strong knowledge of supply chain as well as financial acumen
    • Ability to work autonomously with strong organizational, decision making, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated understanding and utilization of formal Continuous Improvement processes
    • Overall understanding of MRP II, Demand forecasting and NPI processes and their interdependencies with other business processes
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and in a matrixed environment required
    • Ability to question the status quo and actively take part in the continuous improvement of procedures and tools
    • Fluent in both French and English, written and spoken.


    Summary
    Are you interested in this Demand Manager role located in the West Island of Montreal? You want to know more about it?
    Do not hesitate to send me your resume or to contact me: yasmina.anzane@randstad.ca

    If not, do you know THE person for this position? Write to me and you will be eligible for a referral bonus.
    I look forward to talking to you!

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.
    Position: Demand Manager
    Status: Permanent
    Industry: Manufacturer
    Location: West Island of Montreal

    Would you like to be part of a growing multinational company? Would you like to work in a modern work environment?
    Here is an opportunity to work as a Demand Manager for a leader in playground and park solutions and manufacturing.

    Reporting to the VP, Marketing & Business Intelligence, the Demand Manager will play a key role in the implementation of S&OP methodologies and mindset within our organization. Being well versed in the processes surrounding S&OP, the Demand Manager will lead the development, implementation and maintenance of a formalized demand management and forecasting process. Once implemented he/she is responsible for managing the sales planning and forecasting process and driving continuous improvement within it.

    Advantages
    Your benefits as a Demand manager:
    • Working for an industry leader
    • Modern, team-oriented environment
    • Competitive salary
    • Full benefits package
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Very active social committee (many events organized during the year)
    • Growing multinational company
    • Pension benefits, and more.

    Responsibilities
    Your responsibilities as a Demand manager:
    • Lead the sales forecasting and demand planning process.
    • Manage an 18-month rolling demand plan for a complete portfolio of products within a global supply chain
    • Work closely with Sales team to translate and validate sales plans into demand plans as part of the Monthly S&OP process to achieve sustainable demand plan accuracy
    • Establish and monitor forecast accuracy and BIAS reporting, identify gaps and work with the sales and internal supply chain teams to improve the KPIs for critical items
    • Track and problem solve root cause of forecast error, bias, and on time delivery rate misses, coordinating closely with partners in
    Supply Chain, Customer Experience, and Operations.
    • Identify abnormal demand patterns and coordinates with Master Scheduling function to evaluate and recommend alternatives
    • Facilitate Product Line Management including performing new product analysis and action plan tracking, ensuring formal development and implementation of business policies (safety stock, MTO/MTS/FTO and lead times), managing the product addition and deletion process and performing formal (Quadrant) analysis.
    • Measure and improve the reliability of forecasts to contribute to key supply-chain performance indicators
    • Work with Sales to clearly identify and present opportunities and risks in the demand plan and document and communicate related risks and opportunities
    • Design, build and own tools to improve processes and information gathering

    Qualifications
    Skills and Competencies required:
    • Minimum 5 years of Demand Planning experience in an S&OP context
    • Experience in statistical forecasting software systems and processes
    • Experience with CRM/ERP software functionality (knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics and Business Central a plus)
    • Planning competency and strong knowledge of supply chain as well as financial acumen
    • Ability to work autonomously with strong organizational, decision making, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated understanding and utilization of formal Continuous Improvement processes
    • Overall understanding of MRP II, Demand forecasting and NPI processes and their interdependencies with other business processes
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and in a matrixed environment required
    • Ability to question the status quo and actively take part in the continuous improvement of procedures and tools
    • Fluent in both French and English, written and spoken.


    Summary
    Are you interested in this Demand Manager role located in the West Island of Montreal? You want to know more about it?
    Do not hesitate to send me your resume or to contact me: yasmina.anzane@randstad.ca

    If not, do you know THE person for this position? Write to me and you will be eligible for a referral bonus.
    I look forward to talking to you!

    Randstad Canada is committed to fostering a workforce reflective of all peoples of Canada. As a result, we are committed to developing and implementing strategies to increase the equity, diversity and inclusion within the workplace by examining our internal policies, practices, and systems throughout the entire lifecycle of our workforce, including its recruitment, retention and advancement for all employees. In addition to our deep commitment to respecting human rights, we are dedicated to positive actions to affect change to ensure everyone has full participation in the workforce free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise, especially equity-seeking groups who are usually underrepresented in Canada's workforce, including those who identify as women or non-binary/gender non-conforming; Indigenous or Aboriginal Peoples; persons with disabilities (visible or invisible) and; members of visible minorities, racialized groups and the LGBTQ2+ community.

    Randstad Canada is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace for all its candidates and employees by supporting their accessibility and accommodation needs throughout the employment lifecycle. We ask that all job applications please identify any accommodation requirements by sending an email to accessibility@randstad.ca to ensure their ability to fully participate in the interview process.