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Demand Planner

Date: Feb 4, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.


Beam Suntory currently has the following position open in Illinois, United States.


Demand Planner  




The role of the Demand Planner is to develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.  These forecasts drive production/procurement requirements throughout the entire Supply Chain. 

  • Conduct a monthly deep dive of high-value and high-variance SKUs.
  • Collaborate with Commercial, Brand, and Supply Planner to prepare findings and recommendations for review at the monthly Demand Clinic Meetings.
  • Compare Consensus forecast to statistical and full year Plan.
  • Support monthly Demand Clinic meetings and assist with Demand Review preparation, tailoring presentation material, and effectively communicating at the appropriate level for varied audiences.
  • In SAP/APO, maintain SKU transition, creation of Combinations of Characteristics (CVC), historical data accuracy and assumption inputs. 


This is a great opportunity because...


  • Exposure to numerous areas of the business through continuous cross functional collaboration.


Desired Qualifications


  •  Education- Educated to a degree level
  • Certifications/Licensure- APICS a plus     
  • Years of experience- minimum 3 years experience


Beam Suntory is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago