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Requisition ID:  29653

DEMAND MANAGER

We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.

If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge.

 

 

 

The role will drive the supply chain demand planning process. Demand Planning activities associated with this position include: (1) develop, approve and track forecasts; (2) allocation, launch, and closeout planning for product lifecycles; (3) develop appropriate forecast models at the product and style level by channel; (4) facilitate consensus forecasting meetings.

 

The role will develop and control the demand planning processes and systems for the assigned products and customers. Building upon a well-conceived and maintained statistical forecast, it will enhance the demand plan by adding personal expertise in forecasting, statistics and systems and effectively incorporate sales, product, key customer and strategic knowledge. The role will also incorporate existing order management protocol, key customer collaborative knowledge, sales & marketing insights, and macroeconomic/ econometric data. It will coordinate the process to give the best consensus demand plans as input to the IBP process.

  • Develop the monthly sales forecast in the OMP Forecasting system including phase outs and discontinuations, promotions and events, and product introductions.
  • Collaborate with Product and Sales to ensure accurate and timely customer and product market intelligence are reflected in the forecast
  • Analyze product trends and adjust forecasts as appropriate
  • Manage statistical forecast models and resolve model exceptions
  • Analyze and resolve root cause issues to improve forecasting results
  • Manage/lead the monthly Consensus Forecast process
  • Accountable for Business Unit forecast results and KPls
  • Develop strategic and tactical plans for continuous improvement in demand planning process and systems.
  • Identify tools and processes required to track performance and provide Management with monthly performance measures vs. goal and planned improvement plans.
  • Manage the creation and execution of accurate and timely forecast and demand plan to downstream planning and manufacturing
  • partners/facilities.
  • Owns forecasting relationship with Product Management and provides closed loop feedback regarding forecast trends and accuracy.
  • Define, evaluate and implement critical demand planning system requirements and strategies (i.e. OM Partners, etc.).
  • Develop key metrics and measurement for senior management to facilitate effective decision making.
     
     
     
     
     Qualifications: 
  • Minimum BA/BS degree, preferably in Mathematics, Statistics, Supply Chain or related field
  • 5 years of experience in supply chain, demand planning, inventory management, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills in high growth organization
  • Advanced Planning System (e.g. OM Partners, SAP, Logility). Demand Planning experience strongly recommended.
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skill are required
  • Able to gather and interpret data to identify trends, patterns and provide recommendations
  • Ability to partner with key stakeholders to meet objectives
  • Demonstrate ability to formulate action plans quickly and implement solutions effectively
  • Excellent Excel and Access skills (complex formulas and modeling capability)
  • Excellent meeting management and presentation skills
     

 

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


Nearest Major Market: Calhoun