Demand Planner position available in Northwest Houston. Position is direct hire and pays $70k.The Demand Planner coordinates the activities of stakeholders engaged in the sales, inventory, and operations planning (SI&OP), bringstogether planned Demand data and customer orders from a strategic point of view and ensures high customer service levels. Together with the Supply Chain Manager, this role derives strategies for demand fulfillment across North America markets. Responsibilities: -Makes decisions to mitigate gaps between forecasted and actual demand. Analyzes scenarios / sensitivities to gain insight and shape recommendations. -Communicates early any potential shortfall of actual versus forecast with Sales and coordinates corrective actions. Reports issues in delivering forecast weekly to sales leadership, and SI&OP stakeholder team. -Perform demand segmentation based on retail history for US and Canada dealers, and understand model mix variation across various regional markets. -Manage and Review planning and optimizing inventory levels for nearly $20 millionin after sales parts Qualifications: -Minimum Bachelor's Degree in discipline related to Supply Chain, Logistics, Marketing, etc. Master's Degree (MBA) preferred. -Minimum 3-5 years' experience hands-on and leading demand planning and forecasting environments -Experience with use of statistical forecasting and business intelligence (BI) tools required. Proficiency in SAP advanced planning tools (i.e. APO, IBP) is preferred.