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Demand Planner

Company: Amcor plc
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are global, we are impacting the lives of millions every day, we are making a difference!

At Amcor we are inspired to change the packaging industry and are taking on the aspirational challenge to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Through our products and global footprint, we are in a unique position to truly make a difference in the packaging space. Our products impact the lives of millions of people across the globe every day from food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other essential products. Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860's and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.

Will you be next to join our journey towards a more sustainable future? At Amcor we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, visit www.amcor.com.

Amcor Flexibles North America (AFNA), a division of Amcor, operates across 35 plants and employs 9,000 colleagues within North America with headquarters in Chicago, IL and Oshkosh, WI. AFNA makes flexible packaging solutions for food and beverage, healthcare, and home and personal care applications.

Job Description

The primary role of the Demand Planner I is to support the development of the demand (sales) forecast that rolls-up to an overall sales forecast for Amcor. This position is a key driver in creating and managing the true customer demand which provides alignment for Supply Chain and Amcor resources. This individual reports to a Demand Planning Leader and has no direct reports. The Demand Planner level I has the basic knowledge and abilities to perform the below responsibilities and requires Management support to handle low to medium issues.


  • Uses data insights to improve sales forecast accuracy
  • Leads the development of the demand forecast to be used in consensus planning process
  • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of Supply Chain functions
  • Makes necessary changes to the demand forecast within established parameters
  • Collaborates with Sales, Marketing and Operations to assess the potential impact of market trends and demand drivers; recommends action based on expected impact to the business
  • Collects and analyzes past and future demand trends and is the decision maker for changing the forecast accordingly
  • Uses demand planning systems to create an effective statistical forecast
  • Analyzes and communicates forecast details for assigned area, including risks, confidence and opportunities to stakeholders
  • Provides reporting on forecast accuracy and drives continuous improvements
  • Provides accurate and timely demand forecast for assigned area
  • Collaborates with other functional teams to develop a consensus plan
  • Metrics on forecast accuracy
  • Recommendations on forecast changes, business process improvements and operational improvements
  • Deliver Service Excellence
    • Results Orientation
    • Strategic Orientation
    • Collaboration & Influencing
    • Continuous Improvement Mindset
    • Customer Focus
    • Business Acumen
    • Decision Making & Analysis
    • Compelling Communication
    • Planning & Organizing
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management or a related field and 1-3 years of relevant experience OR Equivalent combination of education & relevant experience totaling 5-7 years
      • Experience working in Supply Chain, preferably with experience in some or all of these areas: Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Demand Planning
      • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Strong mathematical/analytical skill set
      • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • ERP systems experience preferred
      • WCOM knowledge and/or Lean Six Sigma Certification preferred

        Our Expectations

        We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enable the business to win. We are winning when:
        • Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team
        • Our customers grow and prosper from Amcor's quality, service, and innovation
        • Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns
        • The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

          Amcor Flexibles North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

          If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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Keywords: Amcor plc, Oshkosh , Demand Planner, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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