Newell Brands Sr. Demand Planner in Oakville, Ontario


Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Graco, Baby Jogger, Aprica, Goody, Irwin, Lenox, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Coleman, First Alert, FoodSaver, Jostens, K2, NUK, Oster, Rawlings, Sunbeam and Yankee Candle. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.

Job Responsibilities :

The primary role of the Sr. Demand Planner is to establish and refine an item level demand plan using statistical and analytical tools, intelligence gathering, and internal and external collaboration. The improvement of forecast accuracy and bias metrics are the key business measures used to determine effectiveness and process control.


  • Execute the weekly and monthly demand planningactivities outlined by the Catapult Process Definition Document for DemandPlanning

  • Manage all aspects related to the 18 monthdemand plan for assigned accounts or customer channel groups

  • Work with the CDO (Customer DevelopmentOrganization) Sales teams and Trade Marketing contacts to reflect promotionalvolumes and placement changes for demand visibility and Supply Chain execution

  • Monitor and adjust accordingly the customersku-level demand plan using analytical and statistical tools, intelligencegathering and collaboration

  • Attend weekly meetings with Trade Marketing toreview marketing plans and Brand level demand plans

  • Execute all existing analytical tools andbusiness processes to drive sku-level forecast accuracy and bias metric improvementsand maintain overall plan alignment with the CDO teams

  • Acquire, understand, and incorporate customerdata, insight and replenishment triggers in the development of the customer sku-leveldemand plan

  • Work with CDO and Trade in preparation formonthly S&OP ABC Meetings.

  • Support the continuous improvement initiativesto refine existing process and tools and to develop the next generation ofactivities

  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain Managers and CustomerServices team to communicate the impact of demand changes and promotional orplacement events on the strategic account relationship and order managementactivities

Key Relationships:

  • CDO Sales teams

  • Supply Chain Managers and Customer Service Representatives

  • Trade Marketing

  • Supply Planners


Education :

  • Bachelors/Universitydegree in Supply Chain, Business, or relevant major/curriculum required

Work ExperienceRequirements:

  • 3-5 years of DemandPlanning or relevant Supply Chain experience

  • Planning, analytical assessment, or processmanagement related

  • ERP/demand planning systems experience

Technical Experience and other Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications(Excel, Power Point, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize quantitative andanalytical skills to assess business situations and solve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasksand assignments simultaneously

  • Stronginterpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Working experience in cross-functional teams

  • Experiencein SAP R/3, APO, BW preferred

Organization: Newell Brands - Writing

Title: Sr. Demand Planner

Location: Ontario-Oakville

Requisition ID: 286082