Job Description

Demand Planner Sr. Analyst
Location:  San Jose, CA
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
 
The Business Operations Senior Analyst works cooperatively to enable the execution of delivery or product work by creating, implementing and managing a program office function. Engage key stakeholders and participate them on monitoring and reporting progress. May have responsibilities for the financial and operational management. Wide latitude in decision making and determination of objectives and approaches to critical assignments. Manage large complex teams and /or work efforts ensuring high levels of quality


Job description:
 
Sr. Demand Planner is responsible for delivery accurate forecasts and inventory allocation plans to ensure that all of our partners get adequate inventory on time to avoid stock outs, across all of our regions for consumer electronics products. The Planner will be working in collaboration with Planning Leads and Supply Teams to ensure product is being moved and does not age or go out of stock in our warehouses globally.
 
Key responsibilities:
 
  • Analyze sales trends to update monthly and lifetime demand forecasts
  • Use sales lifetime forecasts, operational capacity constraints, and inventory supply levels to adjust forecasts based on demand
  • Work with partners for repair plans and execution of plan
  • Sustain optimal inventory levels across assigned SKUs by allocating physical inventory across global logistics partner network based on daily monitoring of inventory availability
  • Determine strategy for EOL (End of Life) support based on demand volumes and warranty requirements
  • Prepare weekly supply and demand reports for warehouses to weekly forecast reports for various internal and external partners to assist in monitoring supply levels
  • Calculate and monitor potential EO (Excess and Obsolescence) and lead disposition initiatives with 3pl s and partners


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Demand Planning
  • Minimum 3 years in supply chain operations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Analytical fluency in Excel Google sheets
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Expertise in Inventory Management
  • Ability to multi-task, set priority, and work efficiently in a high paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross functional teams and external vendors
  • Experience working in Consumer electronics Industry
  • Experience working with returns and reverse supply chains

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

 
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