Oracle Demand Planner in Santa Clara, California

Demand Planner

Preferred Qualifications

Who is Oracle?

The Oracle Cloud offers complete

SaaS application suites for ERP, HCM and CX, plus best-in-class database

Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) from data

centers throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information about

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), please visit us at oracle.com .

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

Demands.

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

Business.

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?

Basic Qualifications

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

  • Detail oriented

  • 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.

Job: Manufacturing and Distribution

Location: US-CA,California-Redwood City

Other Locations: US-CA,California-Santa Clara, US-WA,Washington-Seattle

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle