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We want to support you in your exciting race to excellence.

At Hankook Tire, we are looking for tomorrow’s proactive leaders who will grow with us as experts and spread our influence around the world. Join us as you develop your career paths and make the most of your abilities through Hankook Tire’s innovative, proactive culture.

Hankook Tire is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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  • Demand Planner Specialist


The Demand Planner Specialist is an essential role responsible for creating, monitoring, adjusting and managing Hankook Tire’s overall forecast process.  This includes analyzing market intelligence, historical sales demand, segment trends, and customer forecasts.  This role is expected to effectively estimate future tire demands based on research and available information with relatively accurate results.



Key Accountabilities

- Develop tire demand forecast for all tire segments with varying time horizons

- Review historical sales, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and continuously evaluate & improve forecast results

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

- Collaborate with sales, marketing, and customers to better understand demand forecast drivers and changes

- Utilize a consensus approach of working with sales, marketing and customers to obtain current and accurate data that drive demand forecasts

- Become an expert user of the current forecasting software and continuously look for enhancements that could improve results and efficiency in the future

- Provide input to the supply chain planning team in developing inventory strategies on existing tires, new tires, and tires phasing out

- Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply chain planning

- Track inventory levels across all warehouses by article number and develop reporting

- Manage all the product master duties in SAP



Level of Accountabilities

- Individual contributor

- Works with limited supervision

- Works in collaboration with manager, sales & marketing, supply chain, and customers


Core Competencies

- Superior interpersonal skills

- Strong communications skills, oral and written

- Data analysis and problem solving

- Advanced organizational and time management skills



- Bachelor degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related area required

- Up to 5 years of demand planning experience required

- Project management experience desired

- Strong excel skills required

- SAP proficiency preferred



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