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Sales Demand Planner

Company: FOX Factory, Inc.
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

What We Do

FOX Factory designs, engineers, manufactures and markets performance-defining products and systems for customers worldwide. Our premium brand, performance-defining products and systems are used primarily on bicycles, side-by-side vehicles, on-road vehicles with and without off-road capabilities, off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, motorcycles, and commercial trucks. Some of our products are specifically designed for and marketed to a variety of leading cycling and powered vehicle original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs"), while others are distributed to consumers through a global dealer and distribution network. Fox Factory Holding Corp. is the holding company of FOX Factory, Inc. and is publicly traded (FOXF) on Nasdaq.

Why you should join us

Not only do we provide competitive wages, you will also have access to great benefits and employee

discounts. But more importantly, it's a fun environment where we truly enjoy working as a team and

bringing great products to our customers!

If this sounds like something you would love to do, and a place you want to be a part of, get in touch

with us by submitting your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Summary:

Manages statistical forecasting process for designated business unit/category

Position Responsibilities:

--- Prepare, present, and drive monthly forecasting process by engaging marketing and other key stakeholders

--- Conduct data analyses to problem solve delivery issues, show trend data, and challenge assumptions and outcomes

  • Maintain demand planning software
    --- Have a deep understanding of statistical forecasts

    --- Create scenario plans to mitigate risk and conduct cost/benefit analyses
    • Track Intercompany forecast/supply and quantify the impact to PVG Revenue and Inventory
    • Meet regularly with BU Leadership, Sales & planning to review divisional input analysis
      --- Report on forecast accuracy and bias metrics and other KPIs as needed

      --- Coordinate new product launches with purchasing, marketing, and engineering

      --- Work cross-functionally to drive decision-making, new processes, collaboration, and visibility

      --- Present to commercial and plant leadership with little assistance and drive challenging decisions relating to supply/demand

      --- Align demand planning processes with profitability and growth objectives of business unit

      --- Make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions even when data is limited

      --- Persuasively and clearly present thoughts and ideas; inspire commitment and support for ideas

      Specific Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required:
      • Comfortable building out demand planning process and owning internal/external customer communication
      • Experience with ERP or BI software/tools
      • Advanced Skills in data analytics and Excel
      • Experience with Oracle or Qlik View software/tools
      • Experience developing/building detailed planning models
      • Experience building presentations for Senior Leadership
      • Experience utilizing Oracle Demantra or similar planning tool
      • Advanced knowledge of demand planning item/customer hierarchies

        • Customer Mindset: Exceptional customer experience is primary focus while performing job duties. Quality is a top priority.
        • Adaptability & Innovation: Proactively and willingly adapts to changing business needs and conditions and presents creative and fresh ideas on how to solve problems, gain efficiencies and improve quality.
        • Relationship Building: Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of inclusion, cooperation and mutual respect.
        • Accountability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and strives to exceed requirements.
        • Decision Making and Judgment: Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints and risks.
        • Talent Development (Self and Others): Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; making an effort to acquire new knowledge or skills associated with job responsibilities. Willingness to work with others and coach/teach in effort to develop and support other employees' development.

          Position Qualifications:


          3+ years' experience in Demand Planning functional role required with Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain, Mathematics or Statistics or MBA or Masters + 4 years applicable experience.


          Experience in automotive industry

          Experience forecasting in a seasonal B2B and B2C vertically integrated business

          Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

          Office Environment

          Ability to sit for long periods of time

          Vision abilities required to validate and enter data on computer

          Disclaimer: This list does not represent all physical demands. Descriptions are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the jobs' essential functions.

          FOX provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, results of genetic testing, or service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction in which we operate. We base all employment decisions -including recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, promotions, transfers, layoffs, terminations and social/recreational programs -on merit and the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Keywords: FOX Factory, Inc., El Cajon , Sales Demand Planner, Sales , El Cajon, California

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