KIK Custom Products

  • Demand Planning Specialist

    Job Location US-GA-Lawrenceville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 5:23 PM)
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  • Overview

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    Business Overview

    KCM Divison's Solskyn business at KIK consists of three well-known sunscreen brands (NO-AD, Ocean Potion and Bullfrog) and an emerging private label sun care business providing products to US retailers. 2019 sales are projected to be ~$30MM. Products are currently manufactured at three KCM sites in the US and Canada.


    Position Summary

    Focused around a customer set, the Demand Planner uses historical and forecasted sales data to convert the customer requirements into a demand plan by sku. The Demand Planner creates a demand plan unattached to production lines, keeping in mind production rules and desired stock levels. Maintains consistent communication with the customer on forecast and requirement issues, and provides feedback on product availability.


    Essential Job Functions

    • Partner and support cross-functional teams, such as PMO, Procurement, Vendors, 3PL, Sales, Manufacturing, and Finance) to ensure the company meets performance targets.
    • Ensure customer demand is satisfied while preventing production schedule changes due to raw material shortages.
    • Partner with KIK plants, suppliers and procurement to maintain adequate stock levels of raw materials at plants in time to meet production requirements.
    • Collaborate on projects to optimize the product portfolio (i.e. discontinuation, project changes, or new product introductions)
    • Manage finished goods and raw material safety stocks.
    • Advise management of material issues.
    • Primary owner of planning and inventory control master data parameters.
    • Perform data analysis of existing and incoming inventory, and predict stock-out dates.
    • Identify process improvements opportunities and recommend solutions.
    • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis.


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 3 - 5 Years' experience in a similar role



    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!




    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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