About Hello Bello:

Hello Bello is so much more than just a baby company – we're on a mission. We believe in 'Premium for All' and are committed to creating the highest quality products at the most reasonable cost, because every child deserves the best. We believe in doing better for babies, parents, and the planet. We believe in doing good and giving back. We believe in exceeding expectations and going above and beyond. And while it's all serious business to us, we also believe in having fun – and we try to with product design, content, and community. And obviously with each other, too. Join us!

Role Summary: 

Hello Bello is looking for an analytical Demand Planner to join our lean and mighty team in Canada. You will be responsible for developing a demand plan for assigned product segments and implementing all forecasting processes associated with creating an accurate demand signal for the supply chain. The Demand Planner will develop and maintain forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons. They will do this by incorporating business intelligence compiled through partnerships with Sales & Marketing, Finance, and others (as required) to achieve sales, service, and supply chain objectives.

Responsibility:

  • Oversee demand planning and management processes for new and existing products.
  • Review inventory reports weekly and identify/resolve allocation challenges (i.e.  balancing warehouse stock, ensuring sufficient stock available to meet forecast, troubleshooting put away issues, etc.)
  • Proactively review Supply Chain MRP and DRP to ensure Canada minimizes OOS (out of stock) items
  • Issue purchase orders as required
  • Work with retail partners (LCL/Walmart/London Drug) to ensure 100% fill rate on all orders
  • Forecast work with Account Managers (internal & broker) to drive strong forecasting 
  • Create and maintain a forecast of aggregate customer demands for our products
  • Innovation/purchasing work with internal product development team to ensure new innovation items are launched on time 
  • Analyze product trends to ensure that forecasted shipments align with targeted growth plans
  • Develop and maintain “tools” (i.e. Excel models) to manage brand innovations
  • Identify and act on improvement opportunities in day to day operations
  • Develop and manage inventory plans for products
  • Monitor and help resolve customer service-related issues for products in support of customers, brand manager & sales parties
  • Conduct customer order entry, e-commerce, and promotional planning when required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Demand Planning and Supply Chain operations
  • Highly proficient in Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.) 
  • CPG experience highly preferred 
  • ERP/MRP experience preferred (Microsoft Dynamics is a plus)
  • Excellent analytical skills with a focus on statistical forecasting and modeling 
  • Thorough understanding of demand planning and supply chain concepts 
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to lead, facilitate, and influence others 
  • Able to work independently or as part of a cross functional team

Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k and FSA option at your discretion 
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee discounts on Hello Bello products

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