Irving Consumer Products – Demand Planner- Moncton, NB

Job Title: Demand Planner

Department: Supply Chain

Location: Moncton, NB

Job Summary:

As a member of the Supply Chain team, the Demand Planner is responsible for owning the process of consolidating the North American demand plan for Irving Tissue at multiple levels; Customer, Item, Branch Plant & Regional level. The Demand planner role works closely with the corporate planning department to ensure supply meets demand by utilizing/analyzing customer data to support forecast accuracy metrics.



  • Keen understanding of planning and operations processes.
  • Organized, adaptable team player with ability to work with a variety of departments to accomplish objectives.
  • Advanced understanding and familiarity with MS Excel.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations and maintain a professional approach.
  • Positive, flexible, can-do attitude.
  • Strong verbal communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills

Self-starter who can act and does not require close supervision

Key Responsibilities:

Gather & Analyze Data

  • Gather data, analyze & provide insights from various department/tools including Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Customer, Finance, and others
  • Analyze and adjust demand plan based on statistical forecast, accuracy measures and other inputs
  • Statistical analysis of the system generated forecast, weekly and monthly maintenance activities in the system.
  • Publish weekly demand plan using Demantra software
  • Work with key stakeholders to evaluate and improve process to better meet the needs of the business
  • Monitor monthly/weekly bookings vs forecast and raise issues/concerns on demand variations

Coordinate with sales to understand the demand forecast drivers including any promotional plans

Maintenance of Forecast data

  • Maintenance of forecast data which include adding new items, removing old items, keeping history clean for statistical forecast purposes, and maintaining regional and branch plant splits

Reporting & Communicating

  • Responsible for publishing various daily, weekly & period end reports for publication to the business
  • Close relationship with Supply Planning, Deployment, Sales, Marketing, PLC, CRM, Customer Service, & Finance

Prepare and lead weekly demand review/ consensus meetings with Sales Account Managers


Other tasks

  • Comply with ICP safety policies & procedures, personal conduct, and housekeeping
  • Work with key stakeholders to evaluate and improve process to better meet the needs of the business
  • Support Supply Chain cost savings initiatives
  • All other duties assigned

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor of Commerce Degree or related field preferred.


2 years of experience in similar job, or other suitable combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Experience working in Supply Chain is considered an asset

Statistical data experience is considered an asset

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

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