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Demand Planner

Posting Start Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Candiac, QC, CA

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Director Demand Planning and Supply, and in close collaboration with the various sales and marketing teams and Cascades' key customers, the Demand Planner’s mission is to implement sales forecasting processes by identifying changes in market conditions and analyzing their impact on forecasts. You manage demand and ensure the accuracy of the associated key performance indicators. You support the production planning process (Sand OP), coordinate sales forecasts with plant production to optimize the supply chain, and develop innovative forecasting processes to develop production. As a result, you ensure the company's overall ability to respond effectively to customer demand, thereby maximizing sales volume and profitability.

Pourquoi travailler chez Cascades

Individual responsibilities


Manage demand.

Ensure forecast accuracy.


Organize the first meeting of the Sand OP process.

Maintain demand forecast data in IBP (Integrated Business Planning).

For promotions forecasting

For sales forecasting

Support the demand plan with sales and marketing data.

Define and maintain the overall demand for finished products by shipping point (sales forecasts, promotion scenarios, etc.)

Identify discrepancies between execution of the sales plan and sales objectives.

Equip managers for decision-making.

Understand the internal and external factors that can influence demand.

Support the sales and marketing team in developing the sales plan.

Elicit ideas for improvement and innovation within your team.

Maintain contact with your customers, in collaboration with the sales team, to fully understand their needs.

Experiences and strengths

2 to 5 years experience

Bachelors degree in operations management, supply chain or equivalent

Experience in improvement processes

Breadth and depth of knowledge in planning and distribution operations, especially in distribution activities

Computer skills including Microsoft Office and SAP

Excellent knowledge of demand planning tools and inventory management

Very good analysis, mathematics and statistics skills

Customer-centric approach and excellent communication skills.

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions.

Ability to proactively address issues and problems by proposing solutions.

Good resource management skills

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