Oracle Demand Planner in Sacramento, California
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Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data
centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about
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What’s the role?
You’ll be developing
and communicating high level supply plans that convey Oracle liability to
suppliers. Interfacing regularly with marketing new products, teams, and
finance planning teams to assure plans are as accurate as possible. Analyzing
historical volumes and integrating learnings into plans. Query writing and/or analysis
is often needed. Monitors consumption at all levels and update plans as needed
to diagnose consumption issues and drive resolution with the appropriate
functions. Maintains all planning item attributes. Ensures plans flowing out to
supplier portals are accurate; performs plan validations and extract
commitments from the supply. Base judge the quality of those commitments and
escalate as needed. Supports new product teams, end of life teams and excess
and obsolete inventory teams waterfalls and other management reports as needed.
Facilitate the Consensus Demand Planning Process and agreement
of the final CDP Judgement for Services ARR/unit demand plans. Develops and communicates services demand
plans which drive data center capacity plans and hardware demand plans
generating Oracle liability with suppliers. Interfaces regularly with Cloud
Sales, Finance, Product Management, & Capacity planning teams to assure
plans are as accurate as possible for Organic, Inorganic, Project, and Internal
Monitor hardware spend / forecast to ensure they are aligned to
the hardware capacity plans & Capex budgets required to support the
Services ARR/unit demand plans for assigned Services & Capacity Pools. Interfaces regularly with Cloud Sales,
Finance, Product Management, & Capacity planning teams to assure plans are
as accurate as possible for Organic, Inorganic, Project, and Internal Demands.
Serve as Business Operations Point of Contact between assigned
Cloud LOB and Operations / GP&F organizations. Ensure required weekly / monthly deliverables
are fulfilled as a part of the Capacity Interlocks.
Monitor forecast vs. actual metrics for all sources of Demand at
the services layer (organic, Inorganic, Project, & Internal demand) as well
as for the hardware demand plans. Monitor the Excess & Obsolete Inventory,
and reports performance as well as Risks and Opportunities to Cloud Lines of
Manage the development and implementation of a Data Science
based statistical forecast into the Cloud Services CDP process. Understanding of advanced Statistical Models
and Algorithms often required. Manages regional demand splits for demand plans.
What will I do?
Work involves some problem solvingwith assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies andprocedures.
Use statistical models to forecastdemand for various Oracle Hardware products.
Forecast to plan supply and executeproduct transitions with a goal of minimizing Excess and Obsolete inventorywhile assuring availability.
What are you looking for in acandidate?
BS in Supply Chain, Economics, Managerial Economics, Statistics, or ManagementInformation Systems
GPA 3.2 or greater
0-1 year of experienceof previous project management, product design or related experience preferred.
Good knowledge of supply chain management
Strong analytical skills, data mining capabilitywith ability to turn data into information
Gaining competence in own area and acquiringa higher level understanding of role, processes and procedures.
Solid to advanced spreadsheet capabilities
Excellent communication skills
Thrivein a fast-paced and demanding work environment.
Deliverquality work, on-time, while working with personnel at all levels of theorganization.
NOTE: No visa sponsorship is available for this position
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Interfaces with sales, business units and suppliers to develop product forecasts, create inventory strategies and resolve supply-demand issues impacting revenue, customer delivery and margin.
With guidance and training from senior colleagues, develops product forecasts, inventory plans and manages supply-demand issue resolution for a limited set of products. Work includes activities such as statistical evaluation of forecasts, analysis of customer delivery and inventory performance, and assistance on smaller projects to resolve excess inventory or supply shortages. Collaborates/networks with key stakeholders. May be assigned to assist with the testing of new planning processes and systems.
Work involves regular problem solving of limited scope with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and procedures. Work has a significant strategic aspect, as plans direct the purchasing and positioning of millions of dollars of inventory, and strongly influence continuity of supply and the customer delivery experience inside the assigned product set. Work environment is occasionally ambiguous and the planner will need to manage through uncertainties with some assistance from senior colleagues and management. Typically college graduate with 0 - 2 years of relevant experience.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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