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Dura-Line - Demand Planning Analyst - Remote

At Dura-Line, we aspire to create a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband. We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being recognized a key partner with all of the major telecommunications companies across the world. In one year, Dura-Line produced over 1.4 billion feet of digital network infrastructure. Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every time you pick up your cell phone, log into the internet, or use your i-anything, it’s because our HDPE pathways protect that delicate string of glass called a fiber optic cable that carries everything from precious pictures of your puppy to the latest sports scores. Your safety, health, family, work, entertainment…your whole life; that’s our connection.

 

Dura-Line is currently hiring for a highly collaborative and analytical thinker to join our Operations SIOP team as the NEW Demand Planning Analyst working remotely in the US or Canada. In this role, you will develop demand forecasts for assigned product groups and customers at multiple levels of aggregations and time horizons, prepare relevant material to facilitate discussion during demand planning meetings, and recommend adjustments to ensure that the most current and accurate information is used to create a consensus demand plan. 

 

We are looking for an intellectually curious individual that can “predict the future” by strategically using data & analytic insights. Must have previous experience creating visual dashboards (in Excel, Power BI, Tableau, or similar) that can be used to make data-driven business decisions and can display the impact of current demand plans against established KPI’s. Detail oriented & committed to accurate data with a passion for delivering successful results are the secret ingredients for success! 

 

You must have some familiarity of statistical forecasting models and applications and calculations for forecast accuracy and be able to gather, analyze, and validate data. A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (primarily Excel, SAP & Salesforce is a plus) is key as you will use & maintain the Demanding Planning Software to execute statistical model, track KPIs, issue reports/models, and integrate commercial & operations forecasts. 

 

You will need a degree in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain, Economics or similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience in Supply Chain, inventory management, or demand planning in a manufacturing or industrial environment (APICS, IBF, or similar certification is a huge plus). Familiarity to Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma techniques & tools to help you refine forecasting system & methods to better anticipate the customers’ needs in addition to measuring and tracking forecast accuracy and use as input for continued forecast process improvements. 

 

What else is needed for this role? 

Outstanding communication & interpersonal skills are key in this role because you will be the primary liaison between Operations, Planning, Sales, & Purchasing and partner with global cross-functional teams. You will build analytical support models & dashboard, synthesize recommendation, and create reports & presentations to communicate effectively & clear to all audiences. Positive attitude, ability to strategize, able to prioritize multiple tasks effectively while working under strict timelines and adaptability to constant change.  

 

We are looking for someone who has a growth mindset and is the ultimate team player. You must be able to demonstrate excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze and interpret large amounts of data as it pertains to business decision making & its impact. A curious and driven mindset will help you identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence for integration with demand planning. 

  

Why should you join our team? We will invest in your skills and development to support long-term growth while you advance in your career and seek innovative opportunities and initiatives!  

 

Join Our Team: Discover how Dura-Line creates what connects us. Every day, in the little ways and the big ones, our lives depend on clear, consistent, reliable communication. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at www.Dura-Line.com  

 

All employees are subject to pre-employment Background Check and Drug Screening and employment is contingent upon successful clearance of both. Dura-Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.

 

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Join Our Team: Dura-Line offers all its employees an exciting work environment and provides career opportunities in a continuously growing company. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce that represents our global customer base. Check out our products, history, and testimonials at www.Dura-Line.com 

Dura-Line is part of a community of companies, known as Orbia, bound together by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. Orbia’s business groups have a collective focus on insuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure, and expanding access to health and wellness with advanced materials. The business groups include Precision Agriculture, Building and Infrastructure, Fluor, Polymer Solutions, and Data Communications, which collectively pursue human centric solutions to global challenges.

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