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Demand Planner - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30101

Oldcastle Infrastructure
Enclosure Solutions



Job ID:  344820



Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, has united the Carson®, Christy®, and Synertech® brands to form the largest manufacturer of plastic, polymer, and concrete utility enclosure products serving the municipal water, irrigation, electric, communications, and transportation markets. OES has 11 manufacturing and distribution centers strategically located across the U.S. and Canada.


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Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions, a rapidly growing division of the Nation’s largest heavy construction materials business, is seeking an individual who is passionate about delivering an outstanding customer experience by having the right products in the right place at the right time. The role works closely with manufacturing, distribution, and sales to match capacity and inventory with demand and create an efficient production plan across many high-volume SKU’s. This position will work across all parts of the organization to resolve issues related to forecasting, capacity, on-time delivery, and inventory optimization.




  • Manage a production plan based on sales demand, forecasts, and inventory requirements to meet customer service goals.
  • Develop strategic vision to effectively improve overall forecasting accuracy, demand planning effectiveness, and optimize inventory levels to increase customer service levels.
  • Implement robust process to connect Sales and Operations that results in growth opportunities through maximizing site network capacity.
  • Analyze longer term demand to make recommendations which address any production capacity surplus, under-utilization, or constraint deficits.
  • Statistical analysis of sales data history to identify trends, sourcing improvement opportunities, and ability to level load production.
  • Work closely with Sales and Marketing in coordinating new product launch, transition, and/or discontinuation of products.
  • Work closely with Customer Service, Service Managers, and Transportation teams to address issues through continuous improvement in the order fulfillment process.
  • Maintain key performance metrics surrounding production planning and plan attainment, as well as keep up to date various key data fields within the ERP system that drive planning.


Knowledge / Skills


  • Proven working experience in demand planning while delivering above average customer experience.
  • Proven track record of managing a large number of SKU’s in a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Proven ability to develop production plans and inventory strategies while effectively communicating recommendations to executive management.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization.
  • Familiarity working in ERP systems; NetSuite/SAP experience preferred
  • Data mining and analytical skills with an above-average proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Education / Experience


  • BS degree required. Concentration in supply chain, operations management, and business-related field highly preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a planning or similar role. Advanced degree in related field accepted in lieu of experience.
  • Lean Six Sigma preferred
  • Project Management preferred
  • CPIM certification a plus


Desired Characteristics


  • Innovative spirit and analytical mindset to work cross-functionally in developing new ideas
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment to achieve desired results.
  • Problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done right.
  • Highly organized with exceptional follow-through, attention to detail, and consistent follow-up practices
  • Able to easily shift priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Dec 31, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Demand Planner, ERP, Chemical Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Operations, Technology, Engineering, Management