What you’ll be doing...

The Demand Manager role is responsible for overall governance for the Forward and Reverse supply planning, including New Product introduction (NPI), EOL planning and forecasting, quantitative analysis and supplier mgmt. This position must drive and support key business decisions, owning key supplier relationships including Collaborative Planning and Replenishment (CPFR) and ownership of supplier and 3PL (Clean and Screen) performance; This role will require extensive collaboration with various internal and external teams to support the S&OP and Executive Forecasting process. This position will support/lead supply chain-optimization related projects involving cross-functional teams.The candidatewill also have significant leadership experience, demonstrated successes driving cross-functional process improvement, enabling tangible benefit to the business. The role will be the catalyst for driving continuous improvement while supporting the day-to-day Supply Chain Operations.

This role will require extensive collaboration with various internal and external teams to support the S&OP process. This position will support/lead supply chain-optimization related projects involving cross-functional teams at an aggressive pace on an enterprise-wide scale.The candidatewill also have significant leadership experience, demonstrated successes driving cross-functional process improvement, enabling tangible benefit to the business.

This roll will define, implement, and sponsor a full suite of collaboration procedures (CPFR) between suppliers and Verizon teams with the goal of providing world-class performance.

This is a high impact, highly visible, multi-business/multi-region position in the Supply Chain organization. The Supply Chain Purchasing Consultant will be part of a leading-edge team responsible for supporting and executing strategic efforts across Verizon’s Supply Chain organization.

  • Analyzing trends and forecasting demand of specific products by channel.
  • Ensuring that supply will meet the forecasted demand.
  • Adjusting the demand plan (and ensuring adequate supply) for promotional and market factors.
  • Using demand planning software, tracking results and outcomes.
  • Resolving out-of-stock issues and proactively reducing product shortages

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of relevant work experience
  • Six or more years of related work experience
  • End-to-end supply chain experience.
  • Managing inventory experience with a focus in Supply Planning, Inventory Optimization, CPFR processes, and S&OP processes.
  • Experience with managing a reverse logistics process including planning, operations and returns forecasting.
  • Experience managing replenishment activities out of a regional distribution center.
  • Vendor relationship management system experience by using supplier scorecards (OEM / 3PL Management)
  • Manager and leadership experience.
  • Experience with planning & replenishment systems
  • Technical experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree in Supply Chain, Business Management or related field
  • SAP knowledge and experience.
  • Strong problem solver with ability to resolve conflicts, assertive, good in both written and oral communications with ability to create and deliver executive presentations
  • Effective interpersonal and mentoring skills in driving employee performance, engagement, satisfaction and development
  • Highly developed leadership skills and the proven ability to engage, influence, and develop collaborative partnerships with internal and external partners.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines; manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic, and team-oriented work environment.

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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