West Hills, California PHV Mgr, Demand Planning

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  • Requisition Number R5886
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Supply Chain Planning & Operations
  • Location West Hills, California

HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.

Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

Key Responsibilities: 

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include: 

  • Manage and influence the key stakeholders in the Demand Consensus Process. Identify insights in demand that can be used to support increased revenue at retailer.  

  • Manage the demand planning process to provide an accurate forecast that supports customer service requirements while minimizing inventory levels 

  • Recommend and implement key supply chain planning techniques with the supply planning organization to support minimal stockouts and increased inventory turns.  

  • Coach, mentor and help develop team of demand planners. 

  • Identify lean techniques to improve demand planning metrics and processes 

 

The Candidate:

Ideal Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate is knowledgeable in supply chain planning techniques.  You are curious and insightful. and enjoy solving problems. 

Critical Success Factors: 

You’ll be most successful in this role if you have:  

  • Influencing and leadership skills to consense on an accurate forecast 

  • Sleuthing and curiousity to determine root cause on forecast error 

  • Planning ahead to drive accurate forecasts, especially outside of Supply Chain lead time 

  • Drive and ability to implement supply chain planning techniques to support overall Supply Chain metrics 

  • Leads team members towards continuous improvement in planning techniques 

 

It’s an exciting time in Pharmavite’s history.  After 45 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alikeBut there’s more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunityOur rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.  

Capabilities & Skills Required:

In order to take on these challenges, you’ll need to have: 

  • Experience in Supply Chain Planning, using forecasting techniques to create a forecast 

  • Working knowledge of Sales and Operations Planning Process 

  • Superviory Experience coaching and developing employees to continously improve performance 

  • Experience in Lean or other continuos improvement techniques to improve results 

  • Industry Certification (APICS, IBF) preferred 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain/Operations, Math/Statistics. An MBA is preferred.

Certification:

An APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) or IBF (Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning) certification is preferred.

Experience:

Requires 8 years’ experience in demand planning or related supply chain competency in a packaged goods/consumer products environment. Exposure to statistical analysis and analytical tools (demand planning tool) is also required. Must include previous supervisory experience of professional level employees.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Requires:

· Competent knowledge of forecasting technology and the supply chain process.

· Strong analytical, problem solving skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

· Knowledge of statistical data and ability to translate it into practical business applications.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.

· Excellent skills in spreadsheet and data base software.

· Ability to influence key stakeholders across all levels of the organization.

Physical Requirements:

General office environment, ability to sit for long periods. Ability to move about an office.

Environment:

Exposure to disagreeable elements is negligible.

Safety:

The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

Supervisory Responsibility:

The incumbent has direct supervisory responsibility for six to ten employees.


OUR OFFER

Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.
 

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$114,493.00 - $171,688.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

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