Newell Brands Demand Planner - Appliances & Cookware in Santiago, Chile


Location: Santiago, Chile

Division: Appliances & Cookware

Reports to: SBE Supply Chain Operations Manager

Job Summary:

The Demand Planner is responsible for optimizing inventory levels and achieving mutual financial goals through collaborative forecasting efforts related to in-stock levels, fill rates, weeks of supply, inventory turnover, presentation levels or any other metric defined by the customer and/or the Appliances and Cookware division.

Maintains and utilizes SAP APO data and parameters to ensure optimal statistical models.

The Demand Planner is responsible for driving the SBE’s entire demand forecasting process including Sales & Operations Planning meetings.


  • Develops short, medium, and long-term perspective on POS expectations, inventory levels, and competitive marketplace dynamics, to create an unbiased 12-month rolling demand forecast

  • Works collaboratively with both internal and external resources to proactively identify risks and opportunities to Plan achievement

  • Champions alignment of strategy, promotional activity, domestic back-up, and any other special inventory purchases to maximize sell-in and sell-thru of both our seasonal and non-seasonal businesses

  • Works collaboratively with Supply Chain representatives to identify supply gaps and offer solutions to minimize out-of-stock or fill-rate issues

  • Manages the outlier process; works closely with Sales to identify risks and opportunities to the forecast that require Supply Chain approval prior to entering the forecast

  • Identify strategies and solutions to handle disposition of unproductive inventory at forecasted accounts.




  • 5 years of prior demand planning experience required

  • SAP APO experience highly desirable

  • Highly organized with a keen ability to manage details and problem solving.

  • 3-5 years of experience in analytical positions, preferably in consumer packaging goods industry.

  • Hands-on experience in developing detailed demand forecasting and inventory replenishment plans

  • Experience dealing with seasonal selling cycles and long lead times of components or products.

  • Must be able to communicate across functions (Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, Finance)

  • College degree desirable

  • Advanced to fluent English & Spanish

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Organization: Newell Brands - Appliances & Cookware

Title: Demand Planner - Appliances & Cookware

Location: Chile-Santiago-Santiago

Requisition ID: 338712