United Technologies Corporation Demand Planner Co-Op in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 73997BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Get onboard the UTC Aerospace Operations and Supply Chain team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. Operations and Supply Chain employees have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

The Demand Planner Co-Op is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for their customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, and other sources. The Demand Planner is the integration point into the sales and commercial organization. Basic forecast modeling is the responsibility of this position. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales, Marketing, Program Management and Service Engineering.

Basic Functions:

• Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.

• Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.

• Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.

• Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers.

• Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.

• Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.

•Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.

In addition:

  • Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning Job Functions: • Create statistical forecasts: - Gather, analyze and validate data

  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting, methods and the financial and operational impact on the business. Knowledge of SAP/APO, Servigistics, Oracle, or other software related to demand planning is preferred.

Qualification:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or another related field from an accredited university or college

  • Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Must have completed 30 hours of college coursework Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior internship experience •Proficient with Microsoft Office with focus on Excel

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently with some direction

  • Professional who is results oriented and a team player

  • Great collaborator willing to reach out to subject matter experts for help and also be patient and calm under pressure

Education:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or another related field from an accredited university or college

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or another related field from an accredited university or college

  • Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Must have completed 30 hours of college coursework Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior internship experience •Proficient with Microsoft Office with focus on Excel

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently with some direction

  • Professional who is results oriented and a team player

  • Great collaborator willing to reach out to subject matter experts for help and also be patient and calm under pressure

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.