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Demand Planning Manager- Vernon, CA

Vernon, CA, US, 90058

CR Laurence


Job ID:  230519

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


Architectural Manufacturer Seeks Demand Planning Manager


We are on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at ‘a job’ but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER. If you’re attracted to a work hard, play hard environment and seek the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to CRL!


The Demand Planning Manager will be a key role in supply chain, working closely with our operation, sales, marketing, procurement and finance team. This role will be critical in supporting the VP of Supply Chain in laying down the foundation and drive the implementation of S&OP process among other responsibilities and projects.


Who are we:

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL), a CRH company, is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.


We operate our business to the highest standards of quality and customer service. The companies and institutions that depend on us impact the growing fields of glass fabrication, construction, architecture, and automotive restyling. Their positions as leaders in their own industries mean they demand the highest standards from their suppliers.


About the position:

  • Leading member of planning department & the single point contact for demand planning and materials management for senior management.
  • Manage inventory and improve the availability of products with the aim to improve the service level while optimizing the working capital.
  • Work with the rest of the supply chain, operation, sales, marketing, finance teams to define and implement demand planning process focusing on market dynamics and outlook.


What will you be responsible for:

  • Define and set clear and challenging Key Performance Indicators for the department aligned with company goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with VP of Supply Chain for strategic initiatives to streamline and work to create a more sustainable supply chain.
  • Set-up & define demand planning process and lead its implementation to forecast future demand and trends on short, medium- and long-term horizons.
  • Ensure accuracy of ERP parameters through periodic updates and monitoring the changes in ways of working.
  • Own the demand plan process and drive the implementation
  • Work with service and distribution centers and key suppliers to set up inventory parameters, develop forecasting process and improve service level.


This is the job for you if:

  • You love to be tactical and strategic: Capable of developing and implementing plans to hit company goals
  • You are a strong communicator: Will have the ability to track and follow up effectively and concisely relay information to cross functional partners and senior management
  • You believe in proactive collaboration: Self-starter who can work in teams from cross functional departments and can have excellent internal facing customer service
  • You are learning driven: Open to continuously improving on processes and working knowledge.
  • Detail obsessed describes you: Ability to track minor and major details and follow up accordingly


Skills, knowledge and abilities we are looking for:

  • Lead, inspire and manage the planning team through leading my example & continuous coaching to ensure they realize their full potential,
  • Set clear expectations and commit to the delivery, takes pride in achieving highest standards and results. Hold people accountable for their commitments and delivery.
  • Have a passion for growth, insist on innovation, never settle for good enough, take the lead and seek new opportunities
  • Externally oriented, bring the voice of customer in everything we do and the decision we make, go the extra mile to exceed customer expectation
  • Results focused, bring sense of urgency to getting things done and making tough decisions, avoid over-analyzing or debating, drive for simplification by keeping end goal in sight.


A few of things we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related fields
  • APICS certification preferred (CPIM/CSCP)
  • Progressive career in Planning including supply planning, customer service and demand planning
  • 5-7 years of Supply Chain related planning experience
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Experience on large-scale change management projects
  • Strong analytical skills
  • SAP Experience is preferred



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.


C.R. Laurence Co., 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.


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