• Demand Manager

    Job Locations US-NJ-Bridgeport
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/13/2018 3:56 PM)
    # of Openings
    Procurement & Purchasing
  • Overview

    The Demand Manager will be responsible for demand figures across all product categories, which will then drive production and directly affect the availability of inventory to Chelten House customers. Amongst Chelten House’s Supply Chain, there is a heavy focus on fill rate/service goals, inventory targets, and prevention of obsolescent inventory. The Demand Manager’s role will be to work with the Planning and the Sales organizations to achieve high SKU level forecast accuracy. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, attention to detail, and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.


    Chelten House – The Business
    Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in New Jersey and Nevada, that is an industry leader known to be the total solution for food companies requiring private label, value-added quality sauces and dressings. Chelten House is widely recognized for its all natural and organic expertise and our commitment to creating and manufacturing the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, mustards and host of other sauces and blends. We continually use the highest standards of Quality and Safety with the sole purpose of serving our customers with products that provide a value.


    Chelten House – The People
    The Chelten House Team radiates our commitment to our customers, demonstrated in our dedication to high-quality service and to high-level team work. Every team member contributes to our success with their “can-do" attitude, positive demeanor and their untiring work ethic to get the job done and get the job done well. We have a passion to be the best and actively demonstrating a genuine consideration for the work that we do, the customers we serve and the co-workers we work with every day. Our ultimate goal is to be the best business partner for everyone we come in contact with


    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Create and maintain monthly SKU shipment forecasts for all major product categories
    • Execute changes based on accuracy analysis and other driving factors including history, trends, and promotions
    • Gather, validate, interpret, and summarize data from multiple sources
    • Merge business knowledge and expertise with planning models in order to enhance the forecast while also integrating input from Sales, Marketing, and other key stakeholders
    • Lead the S&OP process execution and meeting preparation as well as in driving the team to a consensus forecast which will be used to propel critical downstream cross-functional business processes
    • Share ownership in company case fill service level performance
    • Work cross-functionally to create new product launch forecasts
    • Support the development and implementation of new demand planning processes, models, and KPI performance reporting tools
    • Participate in special projects, providing leadership as needed on cross-functional teams


    3-5 years of experience in demand planning or planning within supply chain
    Experience with forecasting methods and maintaining demand plans for large and diverse SKU mixes across multiple categories

    Strong analytical, communication, and collaboration skills


    Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field

    Advanced working knowledge of Excel and experience with large data sets

    APICS Certification a plus


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