Senior Planning Manager

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 134969
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Our client, a disruptive, global CPG company, is looking to hire a Senior Planning Manager. As our client continues to grow their brands globally, this Senior Planning Manager will be responsible for supporting specific business departments in their product forecasting. 


Senior Planning Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Develop demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function 

  • Use and maintain current demand planning systems to create the best statistical baseline possible using established processes 

  • Attend the category demand reviews and understand drivers, challenge assumptions and lead the team to agreement on the total demand plan 

  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions 

  • Provide input to the supply planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products and product phase-outs 


Senior Planning Manager Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree required; supply chain, operations or related field is preferred 

  • 2-3+ years in demand, supply or inventory planning 

  • SAP APO experience preferred, and any major ERP is required 

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively at a fast pace 

  • Strong communication and presentation skills 


Join the dynamic team propelling this organization's rapid growth and attracting top-tier talent in the vibrant Chicago market. As a Senior Planning Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in their continued success. Seize this opportunity to be part of one of Chicago's fastest-growing companies – apply now and embark on an exciting journey with us! 


Thank you,  

Jenna Bartley 

Sr Project Manager – Supply Chain 

LaSalle Network  


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here