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Senior demand planner

Full time
De Pere, WI

Function: Production

Title: Business Process Owner

Location: Hybrid,Based in DePere, WI and requiring minimal domestic and international travel.

Job type: Full time, 8-hour shift


At Sustana, we offer our employees a benefits package including:

  • Very competitive compensation and a bonus program
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, the incumbent of the role will ensure supply continuity and cost competitiveness across supply chain. Also, he will own the SIOP process and will be responsible of the Sales and Operations planning process, ensuring operating and resource plans are available to support the Service Offer at the lowest cost.

More specifically:

  • Own and facilitate SIOP demand review meetings, gain leadership signoff on 24 months demand plan
  • Drive greater SIOP and Financial planning integration as part of Demand evolution Align standard processes & key workstreams with regional Demand planners to ensure standardization across teams.
  • Analysis of the Order to Cash process to identify bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead the operational and administrative functions of the Supply Chain team to achieve streamlined, highly efficient production and inventory planning and customer fulfillment
  • Convert sales forecasts to a supply plan to maximize customer service and optimize production, distribution, and working capital expense
  • Optimize plant, warehouse, and customer consigned inventory by setting stock levels based on rules to serve
  • Maintain inventory accuracy by ensuring that inventory reconciliation is done in accordance with corporate guidelines and to improve turnover rates
  • Develop and maintain system documentation and manage supporting compliance activities
  • Communicate system changes and issues to relevant stakeholders
  • Serve as Gate-Keeper for new product introduction (New SKU setup, commercialization of product, production capability)
  • Lead new workflow implementation/process harmonization
  • Collaborate with IT and provide Project Leadership for systems integration and MES troubleshooting.


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Systems Engineering, or similar. 
  • 3-7 years of industrial experience with an expertise in Purchasing, Planning, Logistics and Customer Service are important.
  • Experience with production management system.
  • Self-starter plus demonstrated effectiveness in strategic thinking with a keen focus on measurable results and KPI management.
  • Strong skills in analytics, problem solving, presentation, verbal and written communication.
  • Situational leadership style, processes and total quality orientation, and strategic planning skill are essential.
  • Able to flex between leadership summaries and details, measuring the need for communication amongst a variety of audiences.
  • Production experience is highly desirable.

Sustana provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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