iLocatum

Orland Park, IL

Demand Planning Analyst

Demand Forecasting Analyst

Explore the Exciting World of Frozen Bakery Delights with Us!

Join our nationwide leading company in the frozen bakery industry, well-known for our innovative treats and exceptional production facilities. Located in Orland Park, IL, our headquarters pulsates with creativity and the enticing aroma of freshly baked frozen goodies.

Why You'll Thrive in Our Frosty Atmosphere:

  • Work-Life Balance: We value your well-being and ensure you have ample time for personal pursuits outside of work.
  • Incredible Benefits: Enjoy comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage at an attractive rate. Additionally, we provide short-term and long-term disability benefits, 401K matching, and a Pension plan to secure your future.
  • Career Advancement: This is more than just a job; it's a career. We offer training and mentorship to help you become an expert in demand forecasting.
  • Competitive Compensation: Receive a competitive salary ranging from $75K to $95K, along with a bonus, based on your experience and education.

Your Role in the Frosty Symphony:

As our Frosty Treat Orchestrator, you will be responsible for conducting our demand forecasting process. You will synchronize efforts between various departments such as Supply Planning, Purchasing, and Manufacturing to ensure seamless operations. Here’s a taste of your responsibilities:

  • Collaborative Leadership: Lead a cooperative demand management process by gathering and leveraging critical demand data.
  • Creative Problem-Solving: Utilize your analytical prowess to identify and resolve potential issues, perform root cause analyses, and implement effective solutions.
  • Streamlining Processes: Act as our continuous improvement champion by defining process metrics, developing detailed process flow diagrams, and optimizing our forecasting system.
  • Effective Collaboration: Maintain regular communication with production sites, discuss schedules, and address any concerns related to raw materials to ensure smooth frozen bakery production.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Educational Background: A BA or BS degree in Supply Chain, Economics, Operations Management, or a related field is required. An MBA, Masters, or APICS certifications are a valuable asset.
  • Experience: Possess 2+ years of experience in supply chain analysis, preferably within the food, consumer products, or beverage industries. Previous experience in demand planning is advantageous.
  • Technical Proficiency: Familiarity with ERP systems like SAP, NetSuite, or Oracle is beneficial. Intermediate skills in MS Excel, including pivot tables and vlook-ups, are essential.
  • Analytical Acumen: Display strong analytical and problem-solving skills, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • In-Person Role: This position requires 100% on-site work at our headquarters.

Ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey with us? Apply now and become part of a team that's shaping the future of frozen bakery delights!

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