General Information

Req #
Career area:
Sales Support
Friday, May 13, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Markham - Ontario - Canada

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Description and Requirements

This is a highly visible demand planning, operations, and management role on a high-performance team whose objective is to achieve industry-leading consumer PC operations. Responsibilities include demand forecasting, supply commits, inventory planning, managing corresponding retail account operations, and consumer retail group consolidation communication. Leadership, negotiation and close collaboration with cross-functional groups such as business planning, product management, sales, marketing, supply chain, global business unit, and customer support teams are paramount to achieve key objectives.


* Accountability for Retail specific supply/demand and operations management for a major retail partner.
* E2E ownership of SKU lifecycle management including, forecasting, commits, CPFR and FGI.
* Continuously improve forecasting techniques, method, and approach with the objective of achieving optimum accuracy.
* Evolve and maintain documentation and standard operating procedures for demand planning processes and IT system requirements.
* Own and manage the supply commit process for your assigned partner.
* Support the efforts of Partner AE in fulfilling their responsibilities to sell and install Lenovo products, offerings, solutions, and services
* Effectively conduct customer briefings and recommendations, in the support and optimization of CPFR Process
* Work directly with the sales team, both inside and field sales; also interfaces with Geo executive team regularly Analyze complex or new situations; manage business solutions or implement new approaches, procedures, or processes
* Influence and advise management on critical and strategic decisions or business issue

Minimum Requirements:

* 3 + years of Retail and/or e-commerce experience in the areas of the supply chain, planning, or operations.
* 5 + years of customer interface experience.

Preferred Requirements:

* Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR) management experience.
* Knowledge of manufacturing and logistics principles
* Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills are essential for all internal and external interactions
* Ability to communicate/negotiate with all levels of a customer organization, as well as with internal executives, explain critical concepts and ideas in a clear and concise manner
* Goal-oriented, operationally disciplined, and initiative-driven focused on continuous improvement.
* Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to think strategically.
* Strong financial literacy.

* Self-starter with a strong work ethic.

* Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively influence and communicate with executive levels of management.

* Markham - Ontario - Canada