Demand Planner

Conagra Brands

Chicago, IL


We are looking for a Demand Planner to join our team in Chicago!


As the Demand Planner, reporting to the Manager of Demand Planning, you will work with partners to develop the consensus forecast and translate it into a detailed 24-month operational forecast. You will focus on understanding volume drivers to improve forecast accuracy and highlight risk to support action plans to ensure plan delivery. The ideal candidate will have a passion for analytics and problem solving with the ability to convert analytic results into value-added actions.

What you'll do:

  • Lead monthly S&OP forecast consensus process by working with partners in sales, brand, supply chain, and finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs

  • Work with production planning and deployment to translate the consensus forecasts into an operational forecast for the entire network

  • Ensure successful customer promotion execution through planning and applying customer event inputs

  • Engagement in forecasting of new item launches from ideation to production

  • Aid in the communication flow of changes to forecast and communicates information to all partners

  • Report on forecast accuracy and lead the refinement and improvement of forecasting process, tools, and systems to improve results

  • Support annual planning process for designated brands

  • Present findings that drive understanding, alignment, and informed decision-making

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • A minimum of 2 years of relatable work experience

  • A basic understanding of supply chain processes and the downstream effects demand planning

  • Experience refining and maintaining advanced consumption/shipment machine learning or statistical models

  • Analytical skills and some statistical knowledge

  • Experience leading projects

  • Experience with Microsoft applications - Excel (Advanced formulas and pivot tables)

Days in the office: 3

We require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future.

Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, 15 vacation days, 6 additional days off and 11 paid holidays. Check out our 401k plan too! Conagra will match 100% up to the first 6% of pay you save. The company will also provide a 3% non-elective contribution to your account regardless of your participation (that's 9%)!

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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ​

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