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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning - Ecommerce

Chicago, Illinois Job ID 18773 Apply
The primary role of the market demand planner is to ensure a rolling 18+ month forecast is developed, reviewed, published, and adjusted as needed by partnering with sales, marketing, finance, and supply chain. The demand planning analyst will manage a list of ecommerce skus across multiple business units. This position is a key driver in creating and managing the true consumer demand signals by which to align the rest of the supply chain by working with the ecommerce team.

Essential Duties andResponsibilities:

  • Analyze historical and future demand inputs such as distribution changes, price changes, new productslaunch, and calculate their impacts on demandby working with the Ecommerce and Amazon team.

  • Make recommendations to enhance business processes, and identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies

  • Work with cross-functional partners on projects such as new product launches, obsolescence, and transitions to evaluate assumptions– new product forecast, pipeline fill, and cannibalization 

  • Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, and Finance on advertising and promotional plans andevaluate againstperformance from similar historical activities

  • Work withMarketDemandPlanner tomake sure the ecommerce plans are incorporated into the business specific demand plans.

  • Ensure demand plan is shared in level of detail and timing required by internal customers and supply chain partners with documented assumptions, including risks and opportunities

  • Conduct monthly root cause analyses on forecast error and identify corrective actions

  • Measure, analyze, and communicate key process metrics and monitor adherence to key performance indicators, while driving continuousimprovement

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • B.S. degree in Operations Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management,Financeor related field required, or an advanced degree with a minimum of one year of experience

  • Minimum three(3)years of combined experience in demand planning, sales, and/or supply chain

PreferredSkills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Experience in the CPG industry

  • Experience with planning applications such as SAP, APO, or SAS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work cross-functionally across all levels within the organization

  • Ability to drive action and influence decision making at all levels of the organization

  • Strong analytical, organizational, decision-making, problem-solving, and presentation skills

  • Experience leading process improvement initiatives

  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs

Job Requirements:

  • Full time job; Follow SCJ Exempt pay Policy 

  • Mon-Friday40 hourwork week,  

  • Primary work location SCJ Chicago office

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned

at any timewith or without notice as assigned by the Manager.The job description

does not constitutea contract of employment andthe position remainsat-will.

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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