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MX_Tijuana_Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz 243
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Tijuana, Mexico
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

As a Global Demand Planning Lead, you will be responsible for managing all forecasting activities associated with customers and products, and directing the demand planning team to create and maintains forecast models for customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from multiple sources.

Develop the SKU-level demand plan for their region, customers, and products. This plan becomes the key input into the Global S&OP process that is then rolled up against the global supply plan.  They will also be the conduit back to sales on supply/delivery constraints.

What You Will Do

  • Implement and support the demand planning strategy.
  • Design and implement tools and processes that enhance the demand planning function.
  • Review sales plans, Customer and data, Finance Budget Updates
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing, and finance personnel.
  • Work with global S&OP and Distribution Resource Planning (DRP) teams in weekly Sales Operations Execution (SOE) to adjust and prioritize Sales Orders.
  • Develop, monitor, and communicate reports on forecast accuracy to Business Unit and Supply Chain organizations, and drive continuous improvement.

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, operations, engineering, mathematics, or a related field 
  • 5 years minimum experience using PC-based applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
  • 5 years working in a team-based environment.
  • 5 years working in a cross-functional collaborative environment.

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience using business intelligence suites.
  • Experience using SAP ERP
  • Strong communication skills with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate with business stakeholders.
  • Experience in finance, sales, marketing, product management, and R&D functions
  • Proficiency in mathematics/statistics

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestic and international travel.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)
  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University
  • Competitive wellness benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development.
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.

About HARMAN International

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson®, and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians, and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated, and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. HARMAN offers a great work environment, brilliant career opportunities, professional training, and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.