Demand Planner at Lenovo (Raleigh, NC)

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Why Work at Lenovo
Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.
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We're not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we're one of Fortune's Most Admired. We're transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world's most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions-not just the select few-experience our version of a smarter future.
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Description and Requirements
Position Description:
The Commercial Demand Planner role is a critical role for Lenovo North America Demand Management and Collaborative Planning Organization. This individual contributor role will be primarily responsible for managing demand plan of assigned commercial PC products. This person will also be responsible to position Lenovo North America for superior sales achievement quarterly and yearly. The Demand Planner will interface with various cross functional teams including Product Management, Business Management, World Wide Supply Planning, Global Supply Chain and Finance in order to achieve planning accuracy goals and quarterly targets.
This role includes the following responsibilities:• Generate monthly and quarterly demand plans for assigned PC products that meet Lenovo's financial objectives.• Provide supply opportunities and risks for Commercial PC products to Sales team.• Collaborate with Product and Business Management team on product mix assumptions and growth rates by segment.• Drive seamless product transitions while minimizing product gaps outs and obsolete inventory.• Consider distribution inventory and sell through projections in the forecast.• Plan and implement contingency plans to mitigate supply challenges or unforecasted demand upside.• Present demand plan and key supply updates to GSC, Sales and BM team on a regular basis.• Identify improvement opportunities in reducing and managing parts liability.• Perform ad-hoc reporting and identify new ways of utilizing data and statistical methods to improve the forecast accuracy.• Participate and present in the quarterly executive level demand planning review.
Minimum Requirements:• 5+ years of professional experience in Supply Chain or Operations• Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Finance, Operations, or Supply Chain
Position Requirements:• Prior experience in supply planning, demand planning, forecasting, inventory management or manufacturing operations is a plus.• Advanced experience in MS Excel, database and/or statistical tools• Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with limited supervision• Strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities with competing demands• Strong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills• Must be a self-starter, a strong team player and have a disciplined work ethic.• APICS (CPIM, CSCP) certification in demand planning, supply chain management is a plus
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.
Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo's US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo's accommodation process.
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Lenovo operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Bellevue, WA, Santa Clara, CA, Davie, FL, Morrisville, NC, Whitsett, NC, Chicago, IL, Fort Wayne, IN and Carmel, IN. Lenovo was founded in 1984. It has 40921 total employees. To see all 163 open jobs at Lenovo, click here.
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