What you’ll be doing...

Working with the latest in network technology, you'll create the demand plan that we need to build our future network, including 5G. You will connect with planners, engineers, field teams and project managers to see what hardware we need to provide the best network, collecting and analyzing, then delivering to our vendors and supply planners.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Demand Planning
    • Responsible for equipment forecasts to suppliers related to Verizon Network infrastructure suppliers
    • Automate forecast process using existing platforms as much as possible, deriving forward-looking information from engineering tools and databases
    • Collaborate with Supply Planning on overall network strategy with consideration for inventory and stocking positions
    • Lead automation processes and adoption with planning, engineering and others as needed
    • Partner with cross functional regional teams on forecasting, consumption, supply planning, and replenishment processes supporting forecasting and inventory reduction
  • Analytics
    • Deliver monthly and weekly readouts on program including forecast accuracy, demand attainment, spend, inventory status, and other KPI’s as needed. Understand and communicate trends with visualization
    • Provide analytics and work with supply planning on VMI/VCI/JIT/CPFR programs
    • Analyzes forecast needs for inventory, purchasing, and engineering systems in order to improve on upstream data and information
    • Drive data validation and forecast results, as well as other KPIs
    • Data Mining in large databases to locate information related to forecasting
  • Projects
    • Responsible for current forecasting expansion for additional Suppliers
    • Support cross-functional and cross-area programs related to forecasting. Represent SC team with continual goal on improving forecast accuracy, inventory reduction, and business processes
    • Provide necessary presentations and reporting to management as needed

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience on Google Sheets (or Excel) skills including statistical analysis tools.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Technology, Industrial Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Verizon Network Planning or Field Experience, especially in Outside Plant
  • Three or more years of Network or Operations experience
  • Experience in Outside Plant materials and deployments, Project Management, Inventory or related
  • Experience with Supply Chain Demand and Supply Planning systems integration and implementation
  • APICS, Lean Six Sigma knowledge
  • Developer skillset including SQL
  • Strong statistical and data analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills (written, conversational, and presenter)
  • Strong organizational or project management skills
  • Ability to work cross functionally and influence beyond their direct team
  • Experience indirectly managing people and building interdepartmental relationships

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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