TIC Gums is a global leader in food texturizer and stabilizer solutions. Food and beverage companies rely on TIC Gums to improve the texture, stability, consistency, nutritional profile, and shelf appeal of their products. Legendary customer service, high quality standards, and the unrivaled knowledge of our Gum Gurus® has made TIC Gums the industry leader for more than 100 years.
SUMMARY: The Senior Demand Planning Analyst position is the primary liaison between the sales and supply chain organizations regarding customer demand. The role will assume principal responsibility for all forecasting functions across the entire TIC product line and customer base. The position will create and maintain forecast models that combine business intelligence, statistics, and other information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, operations, and others. The Senior Demand Planning Analyst will also own, maintain, and act as the subject matter expert for any demand planning software used in the organization. The position will also be responsible for the development, coordination, and improvement of the S&OP process. Other internal reporting and analysis needs will be required ad hoc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree – Supply Chain, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations, or Business Related fields are preferred.
At least 3 – 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Planning, and/or Analytics.
Experience working with IT to implement business software.
Strong IT acumen and communication skills.
A proven background in statistical analysis.
Understanding of forecasting software tools.
Familiarity with regression modeling.
Experience using business intelligence systems.
Experience in a manufacturing environment.
Strong business acumen.
Past roles in food or chemical industry.
OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must be computer literate.
Must be highly proficient in the Microsoft suite, especially Microsoft Excel and Access.
Must have an attention to detail, including a thorough process of review and quality checking all key deliverables.
Must be able to work in a collaborative environment across business functions.
Must be highly motivated and independent with a strong work ethic.
Must be able to pioneer systems and build processes from the ground up.
Must be able to lead and drive meetings, even presenting to members of senior management.