Demand Planner

$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
  • Regal
  • La Vergne, TN, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020

Job Description

We recognize that hiring and developing talent is a key element in our continued growth. We are looking for people with high energy, ambition and commitment to performance excellence. If you are looking for a business environment where people treat each other with mutual respect and dignity and each employee can make a difference and grow with organization, Regal is the company for you. Join us to help the world run more efficiently! Regal is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, citizenship status (unless required by the applicable law or government contract), disability or protected veteran status or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Regal is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


The Demand Planner supports the Climate Distribution business.  This role requires an experienced inventory specialist to support with all planning and demand activities.  The roles requires interfacing with multiple functions such as customer service, manufacturing plants, marketing and engineering to ensure inventory is in place to meet customer demand.  Responsibilities include:


  • Schedules assigned motor family and ensures that production schedules are being created to meet customer requirements while collaborating with material requirement planning for manufacturing and driving RK and PK metrics.
  • Interfaces with Marketing, Sales, Production and Engineering Managers to resolve (in case of design changes) labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.
  • Ensures that multiple work orders are scheduled for production.
  • Determines finished goods inventory levels.
  • Identifies rework/repurpose or other opportunities.
  • Phase In/Phase Out for all New Product Developments (NPDs) and Discontinued product.
  • Coordinate tasks with Customer Service, Manufacturing Plants, Marketing and Engineering to ensure inventory is in place to meet customer demand.
  • Manages obsolescence and QA hold exposure.
  • Influences respective line rates as part of the Supply Plan during the monthly Sales, Inventory, and Operational Planning (SIOP) process.
  • Manages DvSum rules to ensure item parameters are correct.
  • Runs Business Intelligence Reports as needed to support business needs


Bachelor's degree or equivalent related experience. 5+ years. Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma within 3 years.