Description DuPont Electronics & Imaging is seeking a global demand planner, to support our Semiconductor Technologies business.
DuPont Electronics & Imaging is a leading supplier of differentiated materials and systems for photovoltaics, consumer electronics, displays and advanced printing that enable superior performance and lower total cost of ownership for our customers.
In this role the successful candidate is responsible for the development and accuracy of the 24-month horizon, business critical unconstrained demand plan through communication and shared responsibility with market segment, product management, and territory / regional sales leaders.
They gain alignment on actions to execute the plan, track progress to plan, communicate the approved plan to all stakeholders, and work to improve future plans.
They analyze demand trends, challenge input vs. assumptions, and follow-up on actions from steps of the demand or DIBM processes.
They are accountable for monitoring the performance of the AP demand process and continually improving output, accuracy, and bias.
The demand planner supports the demand and supply alignment process in the execution horizon via communicating significant changes and facilitating the decision center. Responsibilities
Analyzes Multi View forecast inputs from sales, marketing, and product teams and challenges as appropriate. Validates statistics provided by demand analyst.
Aligns, assures buy-in on plans including numbers, risks, opportunities and actions with sales, marketing, and product team members on a continuing basis.
Continuously communicates, networks with and processes all relevant demand information into actionable plans for area of responsibility.
At least monthly, consolidates into plans for the monthly demand multi-view process.
Through analysis of multi view inputs, determines how to create a single plan and generates the initial consensus demand plan monthly for area of responsibility for 24-month horizon in APO.
As needed, with demand manager, generates additional demand scenarios for area of responsibility for supply and business analysis.
Analyzes actual performance and demand metrics to identify causes of forecast error and bias. Drives corrective action to reduce bias and improve accuracy within area of responsibility.
Prepare for and help lead DIBM Step 2 Demand Review. This includes preparation of assumptions to justify the initial consensus demand plan, significant changes, and risks and opportunities for area of responsibility.
Support DIBM Step 3 Supply Review process with master planners and demand manager to analyze and generate the demand / supply balanced plan in APO, especially when constraints exist.
With support from the demand fulfillment specialist, track, adjust, and analyze demand activity as it occurs to ensure best possible outcome for the specific plan elements in execution.
Facilitates collaborative, cross-functional decision center process to improve organization effectiveness through communication process which addresses late orders, orders in jeopardy, and policy adherence.
Supports Differentiated Forecast Strategy (DFS) development and maintenance by validating the statistical results generated by the demand analyst.
Maintains demand plan in APO and ensures accurate disaggregation for area of responsibility. This involves maintenance of forecast through the monthly forecast approval process and the weekly updates necessary for significant changes.
Maintains appropriate process capability for demand management for area of responsibility leads improvements under the direction of the demand manager as appropriate.