Job Listing Description

Demand Planner

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Demand Planner, in Cupertino, CA.


  • Analyze forecasted demand, inventory, develop weekly supply plans that meet customer demands. Results should meet the clients target of fill rate, while minimizing total inventory cost.
  • Execute weekly plans optimally to minimize future gaps and maximize inventory turns.
  • Analyze and set system parameters to optimize inventory and meet service level goals and minimize costs.
  • Maintain and update ERP master data for planning parts at various plants. Also responsible to initiate Engineering Change requests based on material life cycle.
  • Analyze and resolve product backlogs, fill rates on a daily basis. Identify problem areas, and drive appropriate functional groups to correct.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams such as finished goods planning and factory operations teams to ensure sufficient capacities and materials to meet supply requirements.
  • Attend weekly conference calls with Europe and Asia-Pacific teams to sync on supply-demand matching regionally and globally.
  • Publish weekly factory forecast, ensure deltas and gaps are clearly communicated and bridged.
  • Identify opportunities for system enhancement and work with key business stakeholders and IT to implement continuous system improvements.

  • Strong analytical skills combined with business acumen to make operational decisions on the fly.
  • Effective collaboration and communication approach to influence peers and executive management.
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated expertise in supply chain management concepts: forecasting, demand planning, inventory optimization.
  • Experience with ERP planning solutions such as SAP, Oracle, etc.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in business, supply chain management, mathematics, engineering, or logistics.
  • Minimum 3 years of forecasting, planning, purchasing, inventory or related experience.
  • Proven track record in delivering on operational KPI’s, while managing projects and initiatives.
  • Experience in electronic product service supply chain a strong plus.


  • APICS certification preferred.
  • MBA or Master’s Degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering preferred.

Job Number: 2010119720
Job Location: Cupertino, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 01/05/2021
Attention: Peter Pham
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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