SharkNinja
Positively impacting people’s lives every day in every home around the world.
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Demand Planner

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Our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world! We work very hard to provide our consumers with high-quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to build the next big thing and develop while they do.

OVERVIEW:

As we continue to grow, we are excited to add a Demand Planner to our global team.

SharkNinja, a multi-billion-dollar consumer products company, is seeking a Demand Planner for its NA business.  Based in Needham, the Demand Planner role is responsible for delivering a highly reliable forecast and driving speed to insights in order to deliver the best service to our customers at the lowest cost.  This role is also responsible for identifying opportunities for process and tool improvement; this role may be responsible for leading continuous improvement initiatives.

Here are some of the EXCITING things you’ll get to do:

  • Drive business results by managing statistical modeling to project future demand and integration of market intelligence. Identify anomalies in forecasting model and make recommendation to improve forecast quality.
  • Partner with Commercial Sales and Finance to deliver a highly reliable monthly forecast. Interpret business drivers that affect forecast/supply chain performance and communicates the impact. Serves as subject Matter expert for monthly consensus meetings.
  • Be part of the transformation by partnering with leadership to develop and lead implementation of supply chain planning process to future improve the supply chain and drive enhanced planning maturity. Develop a culture of accountability around maintaining key supply chain inputs that reflect actual performance as it exists in the current state.

 

ATTRIBUTES & SKILLS:

The ideal candidate will build demand forecasting experience in organizations known for highly reliable forecasts and best-in-class supply chains. This Demand Planner must be a proactive, action-oriented individual with the ability to quickly solve problems. This individual must have a burning desire to “Positively Impact People’s Lives”.

Ideally, this Demand Planner will bring:

  • (2-5+) years demand planning or supply chain experience.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Successful track record of developing reliable forecasts that incorporate baseline modeling, event lift, pricing elasticity, new product launches, retailer insights, and competitive activities.
  • Experience with JDA/RedPrairie or demand planning system is required.
  • Strong analytical skills and proven experience in using data (KPIs) in a measurable way to achieve targeted results that are relevant to the organization.
  • Experience with demand modeling, demand shaping, and allocation.
  • Exhibit strong problem-solving skills, attention to accuracy & ability to reconcile various data elements
  • Strong business and financial acumen with a proactive, solutions-oriented approach to risk management.
  • Demonstrated capability of partnering with and influencing across functions, including Commercial Sales, Category Management, and Finance.
  • Operate with a strong work ethic and an unrelenting resolve to follow through and meet commitments.
  • A demonstrated willingness to learn, roll-up their sleeves and set an example for the team as a “doer.”
  • Unpretentious confidence. Communicate transparently – listen actively and speak respectfully.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and comfort working in a dynamic, fun, fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in consumer products industry is a plus.
  • Experience with both B2B and D2C a plus.

At SharkNinja, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are vital to our global success. Valuing each unique voice and blending all of our diverse skills strengthens SharkNinja’s innovation every day. We support ALL associates in bringing their authentic selves to work, making an impact, and having the opportunity for career acceleration. With help from our leadership, associates, and our community, we aim to have equity be a key component of the SharkNinja DNA.

 

YOUR ROLE in leading our SUCCESS DRIVERS & representing our UNIQUE MINDSET

  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED” 
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT” 

 

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other class protected by legislation, and local law. SharkNinja will consider reasonable accommodations consistent with legislation, and local law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact SharkNinja People & Culture at [email protected]

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What are SharkNinja Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja Benefits Overview

All full time employees who work at least 30 hours per week or more are eligible for company benefits. These include several Medical plans, Dental, Vision, Health & Dependent Care FSA, HSA, company paid Life insurance, company paid AD&D, company paid Disability, Supplemental Life, Critical Illness, 401(k) & Company Match, Pet Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, generous Paid Parental Leave, Calm Premium, TaskHuman, Pre-Paid Legal Plan, generous Time Off, Charitable Matching, Associate Discount on SharkNinja products, Referral Bonuses, Onsite Gym, & Fitness Classes in our Needham office, Summer Friday’s, and much more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
As part of our time off, you are eligible for 8 hours of paid volunteer time.
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
SharkNinja allows employees work remotely pending manager's discretion.
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Black Affinity Group, Women's WE Lead Affinity Group, Middle Eastern and North Africa Affinity Group, LGBTQ+ Affinity Group
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Group fitness classes in our Needham, MA location
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
SharkNinja matches 100% for the first 3% contributed and 50% for the next 2% for a total of 4%. You are eligible for matching on your first day of employment.
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
SharkNinja will match up to $500 of your charitable contributions.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
Fresh fruit and snacks available all days, free breakfast Friday's and free food trucks on Thursday in the summer
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Our associates working onsite enjoy breakfast on Friday!
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

SharkNinja enjoys half day Fridays in August. Summer also bring Food Trucks and Ice Cream Thursdays. Associates also enjoy discounted products for family and friends, including our annual holiday sale.

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