Demand Planner in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 6/30/2024

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Job Title: Demand Planner 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Demand Planner to join our team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL. 

Your Role:

As part of the Demand Planning team, the Demand Planner is an indispensable business partner with our customers both internal (Sales, Marketing, Category Teams, Finance, Supply, etc.) and external, to develop a shipment plan that is accurate, unbiased, and unconstrained in support of the S&OP process. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
  • Use and maintain current demand planning systems to create the best statistical baseline possible, using established processes.
  • Collect Past/Future demand inputs (distribution gains/losses, price changes, new-discontinued products, promotion plans, etc.) from Sales and Marketing and incorporate into the Demand Plan.
  • Coordinate monthly key account forecast review meetings with Sales and Marketing.
  • Understand drivers, challenge assumptions, and facilitate agreement on the total demand plan.
  • Generate, validate, and distribute demand planning and review documents in accordance with the monthly planning cycle.
  • Maintain and validate master data governing the demand history collection process.
  • Identify root cause of demand variances to highlight areas of opportunity and ensure corrective actions are documented, owned, and followed up.

Ultimately, you will be an integral part of the team that helps ensure that we are satisfying our customers at the lowest cost across the organization. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive, and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.

You will love it here if…

  • You are analytic and have a natural curiosity 
  • You thrive in a fast paced and high-energy environment
  • You have a great attention to detail and are well organized
  • You are highly self-motivated and the ability to work independently as well as with a team

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Logistics, or related field.
  • 2-5yrs years of related professional and progressive experience in CPG Demand Planning.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to translate business objectives into tactical actions and make sound business decisions under time pressure.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule during key business deadlines.
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams.

Icing on the cake:

  • APICS certification.
  • Logility Demand Planning experience.


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