Demand Planning Manager

Revolution Dancewear - Niles, IL

Full-time

Revolution Dancewear is a global dancewear manufacturer and retailer, designing and selling shoes, dancewear, and costumes for dancers of every ability all over the world. Since opening its doors in 1996, the company has differentiated itself by its deep and loyal relationships with dance studios in the UnitedStates, Canada, Europe and Australia. Revolution is committed to their client needs and delivering added value through its unique marketing and distribution strategies of our global brands.

Revolution Dancewear is seeking a driven Manager of Demand Planning to ensure our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. You will assist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models.

To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have an in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting policies, ideally within an apparel company.

Main Responsibilities:

Develop effective forecast models based on customer order trends and demand patterns.

Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.

Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.

Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management.

Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.

Conduct regular (weekly/monthly) forecast maintenance.

Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields.

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.

Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.

Apparel experience, preferred.

Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.

Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to build strong relationships, both internally and externally

Focus on results, with the willingness to do what it takes to get the job done right

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • relevant: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday