Demand Planner

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs & Stratton

Position Description

Forecasts activities associated with customers and products. Creates and maintains forecast models for customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from internal and external data and performance metrics. Develops unconstrained demand plan in accordance with the monthly Integrated business plan (IBP) process calendar.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develops and maintains a rolling demand plan by customer/item combination
  2. Works closely with other departments to identify trends and refine the demand plan
  3. Documents and retains history of planning assumptions
  4. Uses Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to develop forecast models using history and seasonality impacts
  5. Maintains and optimizes key supply chain metrics regarding demand, supply, and service
  6. Supports teamwork, fact-based decision making, performance metrics trending and continuous improvement
  7. Assists in the allocation of products in limited supply
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with multiple business functions and find balance in conflicting priorities
  • Analytical and statistical abilities including concepts such as standard deviation, forecast error, bias, safety stock calculations and mean average percent error (MAPE)
  • Knowledge and experience working in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years planning, production planning, forecasting and supply chain analytics
  • Minimum of three years working in planning tools/software
  • Flexible, organized, and detail oriented
  • Demonstrated success in problem solving

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Demand Planner, Supply Chain, Supply, Operations