Director – Demand Planning
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1,001-5,000 employees

Vacuum & kitchen appliances
Company Overview
At SharkNinja, their purpose is to positively impact people's lives every day in every home around the world. They work very hard to provide their consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





Needham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
  • (10+) years demand planning or supply chain experience
  • Strategic leader and critical thinker who makes analytical and data-driven decisions informed by leveraging multiple sources of internal and external consumer, competitor, market, product, and financial data
  • Successful track record of developing reliable forecasts that incorporate baseline modeling, event lift, pricing elasticity, new product launches, retailer insights, and competitive activities
  • Experience with JDA/RedPrairie or demand planning system is required
  • Strong analytical skills and proven experience in using data (KPIs) in a measurable way to achieve targeted results that are relevant to the organization
  • Experience with demand modeling, demand shaping, and allocation
  • Exhibit strong problem-solving skills, attention to accuracy & ability to reconcile various data elements
  • Strong business and financial acumen with a proactive, solutions-oriented approach to risk management
  • Demonstrated capability of partnering with and influencing across functions, including Commercial Sales, Category Management, and Finance
  • Operate with a strong work ethic and an unrelenting resolve to follow through and meet commitments
  • A demonstrated willingness to learn, roll-up their sleeves and set an example for the team as a “doer.”
  • Unpretentious confidence. Communicate transparently - listen actively and speak respectfully
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and comfort working in a dynamic, fun, fast-paced environment
  • Experience with both B2B and D2C a plus
  • Drive business results by managing statistical modeling to project future demand and integration of market intelligence. Identify anomalies in forecasting model and make recommendation to improve forecast quality
  • Partner with Commercial Sales and Finance to deliver a highly reliable monthly forecast. Interpret business drivers that affect forecast/supply chain performance and communicates the impact. Serves as subject Matter expert for monthly consensus meetings
  • Be part of the transformation by partnering with leadership to develop and lead implementation of supply chain planning process to future improve the supply chain and drive enhanced planning maturity. Develop a culture of accountability around maintaining key supply chain inputs that reflect actual performance as it exists in the current state
  • Develop talent by building a structure and hard-working team that delivers exceptional service by short-and long-term horizon planning subject area, proactive reporting and clear systems and processes to drive accountability
  • Lead us to be “RARELY SATISFIED”
  • Make things better each day; “PROGRESS OVER PERFECTION”
  • Use your knowledge of our consumer, understand that “DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE”
  • Deliver something great; “WINNING IS A TEAM SPORT”
  • Be clear and honest, “COMMUNICATING FOR IMPACT”
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in consumer products industry is a plus