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Demand Planner

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

Overview

Take the first step toward an exciting new career! As a Manufacturing Line Attendant, you'll work in fast-paced environment, packaging and assembling our products. You'll be tasked to work quickly and efficiently using your hands and working on your feet. As a front-line team member of Schwan's Company, your work is vital to our success! If you have an appetite for more, come join us at Schwan’s and see how far your passion, talent and commitment to customer service will take you. Our passion is our food. Our secret is our people.

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Level: Entry
  • Travel Amount: None

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Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Machine Operator at Schwan’s?

  • Ambitious
  • Reliable
  • Safety Focused
  • Team Player
  • Flexible
  • Hard Working

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We have a great working environment here... Everyone gets along with each other and are always helping each other out.The benefits provided are a huge plus as well.

— Maria H. Salina KS

We have a great working environment here... Everyone gets along with each other and are always helping each other out.The benefits provided are a huge plus as well.

— Maria H. Salina KS

Responsibilities

Description
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Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

What we are looking for:

We are hiring a Demand Planner to support our Shared Services Team in Bloomington, MN. In this role, you will be responsible for producing an operational forecast for the 0 – 12 week horizon. You will also work with the Global Supply Chain and Business Unit Sales teams to execute sales plans and assist in mitigating gaps within supply/demand in the short term.

What we need from you:

  • Supports the monthly consensus process for assigned business unit(s) for 4 -18-month outlook.
  • Prepares and presents various analyses of forecast performance of business unit to management upon request.
  • Creates, develops and produces demand forecasts. Reviews historical sales trends and marketing, sales and financial forecasts; prepare forecast data; and evaluate forecast results.
  • Categorizes internal demand stream information according to demand patterns.  On occasion input sales/marketing intelligence for each operating unit for use in forecast systems, working with sales organization(s), national sales accounts, marketing, and related forecasting and planning groups.
  • Interacts and communicates with sales, marketing, finance, purchasing, supply planning and other departments as appropriate to obtain current and accurate information.
  • Provides timely updates and analysis to Supply Chain partners to identify scenario planning opportunities.
  • Completes all required education and training and participates in implementation and development of new forecasting software.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required

Years of Related Experience: 3+ years related experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must have an understanding of project management processes and supply chain principles.
  • Have Knowledge/skills in Windows, Excel and Word.
  • Basic understanding JDA/Blue Yonder, IRI/Nielsen, functionality, business, processes as well as related interfaces and data exchanges as they correlate to supply chain.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills as well as strong presentation skills.
  • Must be analytical with problem-solving skills and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to understand and create budgets, position requires intermediate financial analysis skills.
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Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: Req #: 21005264

Benefits

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

  • Diverse Culture

  • Paid Vacation

  • Healthcare

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • 401k/Retirement Plans

  • Employee Referral Program

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Start Here. Go Far.

  • Supervisor
  • Maintainer Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Line Attendant

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