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Wholegoods Demand Planner - 12 Month Term

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Date posted: Aug 10, 2018

PURPOSE and SCOPE

Reporting to the Manager of Product Demand and Pricing, this position will be responsible for planning and managing MacDon’s wholegood forecast.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain MacDon’s wholegoods forecast.
  • Provide shipment and sales projections.
  • Provide production requirements and work in cooperation with production control to effectively plan wholegoods production.
  • Development and maintenance of reports to provide management with market intelligence.
  • Ability to us Microsoft Office products to help plan and control MacDon's global machine inventory.
  • Manage wholegoods allocation amongst MacDon’s various accounts.
  • Effectively communicate production dates and product availability to account managers.
  • Review and manage sales volumes, market share and dealer inventories.
  • Analyze order data and trends to influence current and future product design and development.
  • Work in cooperation with MacDon’s product managers and NPD group as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University or college degree with a major in Marketing, Agriculture or a related program.
  • Background in agriculture.
  • Advanced communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Computer skills and competence with MS products Office, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with J.D. Edwards an asset.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 driver’s license, and Class 3 if applicable.
  • A creative self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team.
  • Some travel may be required.

    Please Note: This is a 12 month term.