Sr. Director, Demand Planning

March 26, 2024

Job Description

Flex, a Fortune global 500 company, is the diversified manufacturing partner of choice that helps market-leading brands design, build and deliver innovative products that improve the world. We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion and cultivate a workplace culture of belonging that views uniqueness as a competitive edge and builds a community that enables our people to push the limits… of innovation to make great products that create value and improve people’s lives. A career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference and invest in your growth in a respectful, inclusive, and collaborative environment. If you are excited about a role but don’t meet every bullet point, we encourage you to apply and join us to create the extraordinary.
At Flex, we welcome people of all backgrounds. Our employees thrive here by living our values: we support each other as we strive to find a better way, we move fast with discipline and purpose, and we do the right thing always.
Through a respectful, inclusive and collaborative culture, a career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference, invest in your career growth and join our purpose — to make great products that create value and improve people’s lives.
To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a Sr. Director Demand Planning to our Health Solutions Team.
Reporting to the President, Health Solutions, the Sr. Director Demand Planning role involves directing and leading the implementation of material planning strategy to balance supply and demand.
What a typical day looks like:
• Develop and deploy material planning models to ensure optimal inventory positions for customer programs. Utilize models for determining material planning parameters for components, utilize market knowledge and research to validate customer demands in cooperation with operations, account management, and supply chain.
• Frequent reviews with Senior Management to develop and share strategic information that could impact the forecast. Work with the team to modify the forecast for historical and environmental events. Key metrics include total inventory, inventory turns, forecast accuracy.
• Review issues and make recommendations that deal with long-term constraints, customer service levels, inventory targets, the current forecast, and backlog, understanding operations capacity per product, responding to market variations.
• Use the information gathered from Global Account Management teams and trend analysis to direct a Demand Plan.
• Hold cross-functional meetings to review the Supply and Demand draft plans with key stakeholders.
• Regularly interact with executives and major clients, which may result in influencing and/or persuading customer negotiations.
The experience we’re looking to add to our team:
• 14+ years of related experience
• Extensive experience solving highly sensitive inquiries or issues
• Customer interface skills
• Excellent presentation skills and experience presenting on very complex topics to senior leadership
• Broad experience reading, analyzing and interpreting complex information, utilizing statistical analysis
• Bachelors degree in related field
What you’ll receive for the great work you provide:
• Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
• Life Insurance
• Matching 401K
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Employee discounts at local retailers
Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We’re happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the application process. Please email [email protected] and we’ll discuss your specific situation and next steps (NOTE: this email does not accept or consider resumes or applications. This is only for disability assistance. To be considered for a position at Flex, you must complete the application process first


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