Demand Planning Analyst - Avionics

Collins Aerospace

Cedar Rapids, IA Financial Services & Banking

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.When you join our finance team, you’re joining a team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. Our team supports 70,000 employees across the U.S. and around the globe.  As a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, we operate with our own business reporting structure, financial dashboards and earnings metrics. This reporting relationship allows finance team members to implement innovative tools for the aerospace market in a stand-alone business environment. At Collins Aerospace, you’ll be not only be advancing your career, you’ll be leaving your mark on the future of advanced technologies.

We are currently searching for a Demand Planning Analyst to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. 

Job Summary

CS Sales Operations Sales and Demand Planning is seeking a self-motivated, innovative leader who embraces change and can adapt quickly in a rapidly-changing business environment. As a Demand Planning Analyst, you will have the opportunity to influence key business objectives such as Sales, inventory/cash flow, and cost. You will gain exposure to many aspects of the Enterprise; including Sales, Marketing, LCVSM, Master Scheduling, Manufacturing, Material & Supply, Logistics, and Finance. You will also have the opportunity to build a strong network in an extremely collaborative environment with an outstanding team.

This position is responsible for execution related activities that support business financial objective associated with assigned products.  This includes finished goods allocation, order alignment, supporting customer OTD initiatives, and lead time quoting activities. In addition, the position involves the preparation of management reports as well as performing special projects for the department. The decisions and recommendations of this position directly affect the Collins Aerospace sales goals and cash flow results.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform complex planning tasks to execute and maintain an 18 month product demand forecast for assigned product lines on a monthly basis.

  • Provide detailed analysis and high level reporting to support executive level presentations.

  • Coordinate with customer account administration, marketing, sales operations and master product scheduling at multiple manufacturing sites for the purpose of compiling data to facilitate the quoting and scheduling of customer requirements.

  • Advise and assist LCVS management and production operations with the introduction of new products.

  • Provide timely feedback to improve the overall effectiveness of the planning effort.

  • Develops allocation scheme to prioritize customer backorders.

  • Networks with personnel across the business on significant matters often requiring coordination between the organizations.

Basic Qualifications

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residence is required
  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Office skills

  • Working with cross functional teams

  • Analyzing and/or manipulation of databases

  • Working with large databases and/or SAP Business Intelligence, preferred

  • Sales & Operations Planning experience, preferred

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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.

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Job ID: 69098

Posted 11 days ago

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