Racine, Wisconsin

Demand Planning (Center of Excellence) Manager

Get ready for a game-changing opportunity! Our team is partnering with a dynamic $1B pharmaceutical company that is driven to help make people look and feel better. After going through a reorganization to move from a regional to a global focus, they are now looking to build a Center of Excellence (CoE) to create consistent processes around the world.


As part of this effort, they’re looking for an exceptional Demand Planning Manager to build and lead the CoE. This is a highly visible role that will report to the Director of Global S&OP.


If you are interested in helping to build and set the direction of Demand Planning for a company that is experiencing solid double-digit growth, then we’d love to hear from you ASAP.


Position Description:


  • Work with Demand Planning teams in the Americas, Europe and Asia to implement best practices and drive standardization.
  • Aggregate demand from the regional offices to create a global demand picture.
  • Lead the development- and management of key performance indicators (KPI’s).
  • Participate in Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings.
  • Work closely with supply planning and logistics to identify, communicate and mitigate risk in production, capacity and inventory.
  • Identify and coordinate improvements to the forecasting system.
  • Advise sales and marketing of variances between existing forecasts, plans and actuals.
  • Identify areas of opportunity in the Demand Planning process and make improvements.


Background Required:


  • Highly energetic individual with at least 5 years of demand planning experience.
  • Experience with Excel, Power BI and planning tools (i.e. SAP IBP, o9, Anaplan, Kinaxis, etc.) preferred.
  • Bachelors strongly preferred.
  • Proven track record of success in similar role.




  • Compensation: $115,000 to $125,000 + bonus.
  • Full benefit package including medical, dental and 401(k).
  • Relocation assistance available.

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