Demand Planning Coordinator

  • samsung
  • United States New_ Jersey Ridgefield Park 40.8570442 -74.02152849999999 United States
  • May 22, 2016

Job Description

General Description

Samsung Electronics America’s B2B/IT Supply Chain Team is responsible for ensuring product availability to meet forecasted demand by the Sales Subsidiary. Forecasts are generated via consensus calls with Sales Teams, Marketing Teams, and with the Samsung Global Operations Center and tracked using spreadsheets, SAP, and Samsung Systems and Tools. The Supply Chain Specialist is responsible for leading the forecasts and allocation of a specific range of products and will work closely with the other Planners at SEA. The Specialist will also manage strategic projects on behalf of the entire Supply Chain Team, generate reports for Executive Management, recruit and supervise junior Planners, and represent the SCM Team when the Team Manager is out of office. The Supply Chain Specialist will be the primary point of contact for all supply related issues for the associated product category at the Sales Subsidiary and will interact closely with all teams including Senior Management. Occasional travel may be required.

Necessary Skills / Attributes

•    Undergraduate Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or similar
•    2-4 years’ work experience in relevant field or equivalent
•    Excellent Analytical and Computer Skills
•    High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Office Suite.
•    SAP experience helpful.
•    Excellent Communications skills (written, verbal)
•    Korean Language skills for working with Samsung Global Operations
•    Must be comfortable presenting to and promoting consensus-building with Senior Management up to, and including at the Executive level.
•    Must be comfortable working in a multi-cultural business environment
•    Must be available to consistently work overtime and on every weekend including Sunday evenings
•    Occasional Travel will be required
•    AP2 Forecasting by Product
•    Consensus Calls with Sales, Marketing, GOC
•    PSI Planning & Simulations
•    Product Allocation
•    Aging Inventory
•    Report Generation
•    Project Management
•    Manage Direct Reports
•    Must be available to consistently work overtime and on every weekend including Sunday evenings
•    Must be flexible for weekend overtime

Company Information


BIG THINGS HAPPEN HERE. The amazing products  for which Samsung  is known  world-wide are the results of the amazing people who work here. Their talent, creativity, dedication, and commitment to innovation are what make us who we are. To continue to be a world leader in technology, we focus on attracting the best talent available and offer a corporate culture in which every individual can challenge themselves to discover how good they are, and how great they can become.  

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and with offices in Richardson, TX and Palo Alto, CA, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and a world leader in technology. We market a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, smartphones, information systems, and home appliances. Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. Our company is currently ranked #7 in Interbrand’s "100 Best Global Brands," and named #3 on the Boston Consulting Group list as one of the world's most innovative companies in 2014.

At Samsung we work hard – every day. It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Imagine working for a global company that is a world leader in innovation, in an environment where exciting things happen every day. Imagine working with an amazing group of visionaries/ individuals who make products that bring joy to millions of people across the globe every single day. Imagine where you want to be, and who you want to be. At Samsung...the possibilities are limitless. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2014.

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