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Company: Luminator Technology Group
Location: Plano
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

-Department: - Program ManagementJob Status: Full-timeFLSA Status: - - Exempt -Reports To: - -Program ManagerDivision: - AerospaceAmount of Travel Required: 0% Work Schedule: - - M-F Positions Supervised: 0Luminator Technology Group is a global leader in technology solutions that increase intelligence, safety, and efficiency for public transit operations. Delivering a universal portfolio of hardware and software solutions through well-known and well-established regional organizations, Luminator is a global company with a small-enterprise approach and commitment to customer success, serving customers in more than 85 countries, and employing nearly 1,000 people worldwide.Luminator is a leading innovator in the design and manufacturing of communications and lighting products for more than 90 years in transit, rail, and aerospace industries. Luminator is seeking to fill our full-time -Planner -role to join our growing and dynamic Program Management -team where you will be an integral part of the team by providing valuable input as we work toward assessing and implementing goals and mission of the department and Luminator.The successful Planner candidate will be part of a team working to expand a strong and proven concept that has solid growth potential, with the opportunity to create substantial shareholder value. You will be responsible for forecasting activities associated with customer relations, marketing, and products. As the Planner, you will use forecast models for incorporating business analytics, budgeting, sales, retailer replenishment analysis, and other administrative reporting.Why Work at Luminator?Luminator offers a wide range of benefit programs, including healthcare, dental, vision, and 401k options as well as start earning time off on your first day! In this role, you'll be part of a team that is building an inclusive and diverse culture of excellence! This role will be integral in setting the tone and culture at Luminator.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:The successful candidate will have the ability to challenge the organization effectively, resolve problems, and willing to provide a hands-on approach in finding solutions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations are available to qualified individuals with disabilities in performing the essential functions.

  • Performs accounting functions for financial statement accounts, with a focus on financial operations activities related to purchasing, accounts payable, and asset management.
  • Analyze sales data to determine which products will be in demand in the future, based on factors such as future projects, product changes and trends in consumer behavior.
  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast result.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
  • Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning.
  • Other job duties as required.QUALIFICATIONS:The -Planner will be an experienced, operationally -oriented professional who can successfully lead as a very hands-on Planner to scale for additional growth and maximize potential.This professional will possess:
    • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
    • Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems.
    • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
    • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
    • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
    • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
    • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
    • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
    • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    • Ability to speak clearly so others comprehend the delivery -of the message
    • Technical and business knowledge to include advanced financial modeling and analysis using Microsoft Excel; proficiency with other Microsoft Office applications is also required, including but not limited to Word and PowerPoint. Prior experience with ERP environments and planning in database tools required.
    • 2-4 -years planning -experience required.
    • HS Diploma or equivalent -required
    • BA in supply chain -management, business administration, or related preferred.ADDITIONAL PRIORITIES: -The Planner will prioritize and broadly execute the following:
      Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, complex technical issues in a clear, concise matter, to individuals with little or no technical background. Expert knowledge of ERP -software and/or databases. Ability to take initiative by identifying problems, conceptualizing resolutions, and implementing change along with having attention to detail skills.Ability to prioritize and manage projects to ensure all deadlines are met is essential. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced team environment.Ability to work efficiently and accurately with details and fluctuating work volumes.LOCATION:Plano is a city in the state of Texas, just north of downtown Dallas. It is a hub for many corporate headquarters and has been rated by Forbes as the safest city in 2011. Plano has many visitors, 80% of which are business travelers. The Preston Road area is home to major corporate headquarters of Fortune 1000 -companies which have brought thousands of jobs to the -area.Plano has two major space reserves: Arbor Hills Nature Preserve (200 acres) and Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve (800 -acres). Bob Woodruff Park and -Oak Point Park are connected -by biking trails providing an abundance of outdoor recreation for families in Plano. These parks also include activities such as zip lining and Tarzan swings. They have five recreation centers that feature pools, dog parks, and amphitheaters for entertainment. This represents 84 parks. They feature an annual balloon festival every September that draws thousands.Collin College has two campuses in Plano. Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Dallas Baptist University also have campuses in Plano. There are 70 public schools and 16 private schools. Plano has more graduates than other comparable communities in Texas, graduating 93% of their classes, and score 18 percentage points higher than the same population in Dallas. Many graduate as National Merit -Scholars.Plano is served by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). They provide commuter services via bus and light -rail systems. The system is used by 1% -of the population.As far as arts, culture, and entertainment, Plano is home -to over 700 restaurants. There is a thriving downtown scene that is rated in the top ten within the country. This includes new office spaces as -well as major retail establishments. Plano is a major, busy, bustling city and one -of the best places in the United States to -live.LUMINATOR TECHNOLOGY GROUP IN THE NEWS:June 2022December 2021November 2021Luminator Technology Group intends to provide a safe and drug-free work environment for our customers and our employees, as a condition of employment Luminator Technology Group will require a negative drug screen as a pre-employment process due to working on or with federal contracts.It is the policy of Luminator to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Luminator prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.The above described responsibilities and requirements are a general guide for the role you are applying for and are not all inclusive of the job requirements.Luminator Technology Group does not accept staffing agency candidates for our postings.All positions posted are required to be in office unless otherwise posted.Powered by JazzHR

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