Demand Planning Manager

Supply Chain Maynard Full-time United States

Job Description

JDE USA is expanding our team with a new Demand Planning Manager role, reporting to the Director of Supply and Demand Planning. 


  • Manage monthly demand and sales forecasting process in close collaboration with the sales teams.
  • Lead the Demand Review for monthly IBP (S&OP) cycle and meetings.
  • Develop detailed understanding and ownership of each channel’s demand.
  • Develop analysis models by channel and platform for key insights and recommendations.
  • Analyze, identify, and implement tools and opportunities for improvements to the forecasting process. Improving both the efficiency (streamline) as well as the effectiveness (accuracy) of the process.
  • Liaise with Supply Planning to update and inform of important demand changes.
  • Monitor and improve forecast accuracy through close collaboration with channel leads.
  • Communicate Rolling 12-Mo demand needs for capacity planning.
  • Lead ongoing SKU rationalization process (Phase out/close out).


  • Highly analytical, driven, and curious with a bias towards action.
  • Proven experience leading cross functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an analytical field.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience.
  • Experience in working within a S&OP (IBP) process.
  • Proven experience in demand planning, forecasting and data analysis.
  • Excel super user, experienced with PowerPoint.
  • Experience working with ERP (Netsuite preferred).
  • Experience implementing Demand Planning Tools (JDA/Blue Yonder, Kinaxis, SAP APO, Netsuite)
  • Applicable supply chain certifications/credentials (such as APICS), highly preferred.
  • Applied experience with statistical and numerical data modeling.

Additional Information

JDE USA is a fast-growing premium consumer packaged goods company that is a standalone subsidiary of JDE Peet’s, the largest pure-play coffee and tea company globally. JDE Peet’s business is fueled by a supply chain reaching more than 100 countries, unleashing the possibilities of coffee & tea through their strong portfolio of global, regional and local brands. These brands are built upon a rich history and heritage deeply rooted in the diverse coffee & tea cultures in which we work. The JDE Peet’s portfolio supplies coffee and tea to everyone, no matter who they are, where they are, or what their preferences are. JDE USA offers Tea Forté globally and L’OR Coffee in the U.S.