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(CAN) Manager, Demand Planning - Replenishment

Mississauga, Canada



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  • Job Type: Regular/Permanent
  • Schedule: Morning, afternoons, evenings, nights

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(CAN) Manager, Demand Planning - Replenishment

Mississauga, Canada
Supply Chain
06/29/2022 Regular/Permanent R-1136428

Position Summary...

This position is responsible for the Demand Planning aspect within their respective Omni business segment. The ongoing goal of this position is to continuously improve availability and simultaneously reduce inventory by improving forecast accuracy and bias, thereby supporting category growth and working capital targets. Execution of the Demand Planning process focuses on collaborative “bottom-up” planning with merchandising. This role is key to achieving the business targets for availability and working capital, as well as achieving the category growth objectives.

What you'll do...

Leads and executes item level forecast analysis for assigned group of categories or department identifying and analyzing factors that impact customer demand for products (for example, product or category trends, seasonality, competitive products)

Adjusting forecasting model based on changes to customer demand and trends

Communicating forecast, including risks, uncertainty, and assumptions to incorporate impacting factors and to identify trends, performance, and concerns; evaluating historical data (for example, lost sales, market trends, and promotions)

Collaborating with key stakeholders (for example, category managers, merchandise planners and feature planners and strategic vendor as necessary ) to align demand forecasts to business plans including baseline and promotions

Achieve forecast target improvements by reducing forecast error and bias at the fine line level at minimum

Accountable to achieve working capital delivery through managing inventory management process and strategy improvement for categories or department by evaluating and identifying factors that impact department and item performance (Safety stocks)


  • 3-5 years of experience in engineering, supply chain , merchandising or related field

  • Strong Demand planning system knowledge of JDA or equivalent planning system.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Statics, business or related field. APICS, PLOG, SCMP designation preferred

  • Proficiency in PC based software tools (Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Customer Centered: Reviews customer/member-focused data and adjusts performance to address findings. Promotes and supports associate efforts to exceed customer/member expectations. Informs associates on how to identify and locate resources to meet the diverse needs of customers/members.

  • Influence and Communicate: Promotes ideas and links them to business needs and benefits. Builds trusting, cooperative relationships and alliances with others, inside and outside of the organization. Effectively communicates clear, up-to-date information on business plans and priorities (for example, change initiatives). Shares experience and ideas with associates across the organization.

  • Demonstrates strong supply chain acumen by using various forecasting analytics to drive sales and inventory targets (forecast accuracy to ensure proper inventory utilization)

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Age - 16 or older

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

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