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LG Electronics USA, Inc. Demand Planner in Lincolnshire, Illinois

Demand Planner

Location Lincolnshire, Illinois

Department (Org 2) ID Planning S20198

Job Requisition 25617


LG Electronics U.S. (LGEUS)

Job Function:

Supply Chain

We are currently seeking a Demand Planner who will be part of our Solar Energy team in Lincolnshire IL .

Role & Responsibilities :

  • Create PSI (Purchase/Sales/Inventory) plans by SKU/account level and coordinate with Korea HQ/factory to insure production plans are aligned with the latest demand forecast

  • Evaluate and maintain supply chain key performance indicators (ex: Moving Plan Achievement, Forecast Accuracy, DIO, Long-Term Inventory rate) and analyze variances initiating appropriate corrective action

  • Utilize GDMi (Global Demand Management), GSCP (Global Supply Chain Planning) systems to generate factory production plans and update supply commitments to sales team

  • Constantly share changes in supply plan, NPI/EOL schedules to sales team and proactively resolve supply issues

  • Communicate with Sales Managers for project pipeline updates to make sure the latest volume and schedules are reflected in the PSI plan and registered in B2B GERP

  • Participate in cross-functional efforts to enhance supply chain, order management and fulfillment activities

  • Participate in weekly sales and operation planning (S&OP) meeting to review sales, forecast, sell-through performance and resolve issues and achieve weekly/monthly moving plan targets

  • Analyze channel PSI, sell-out (POS) and inventory levels to provide appropriate suggestions

  • Review customer orders for proper shipping windows and delivery appointments, work with order desk, logistics and load planners to insure maximum efficiencies for on-time/right-quantity delivery

  • Plan, schedule and monitor all supply chain activities for key accounts and analyze sales forecasting, planning process for key customers

  • Provide regular and critical analysis and communication with internal and external stakeholders on key performance indicators and order management and escalates issues as needed

  • Complete complex customer specific reports to meet ongoing needs, including weekly sales reports, promotional analysis, reconciliation of forecast versus actual and data infrastructure)

Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years of relevant corporate work experience.

  • Need critical thinking skills and reporting skills to business leaders.

  • Strong planning skills, for creating reports for business leaders

  • Strong analytical skills, collaborative problem-solver; effective communications both internally (Sales, SCM, PM and order management), as well as external customers.

  • Proficient, high level skills in Microsoft Power Point and Excel.

  • Need experience in cross functional teams to work effectively and efficiently in a highly demanding work environment

  • Need Bilingual communication skills in English and Korean

LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.