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Lennox Manager, Demand and Supply Planning in Richardson, Texas

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

Manages a team responsible for developing and maintaining a demand (sales) forecast for finished goods and parts & supplies to drive financial and inventory decisions to support a multi-billion dollar business unit. This position requires hands on collaboration with Marketing, Sales, Finance, and Operations to understand product lifecycle management strategies, macro-economic and end customer specific demand, supply chain capability, and corporate financial targets.

Fosters an environment that promotes advanced forecasting, economic knowledge and statistical expertise in preparing a sales forecast in units and dollars. Leads the demand planning consensus process for complex and highly visible products, incorporating new business, promotions, external market factors, and new product introductions. Builds relationships with sales, marketing, finance, and product management to gather the necessary information and drive forecasting accountability throughout the organizations. Determines the best metrics to use to measure the pulse of the team and ensure forecast quality. Develops new and innovative methods of analyzing data and determines which methods to apply. Implements proactive strategies to anticipate and mitigate issues and risks with respect to forecasting. Ensures proper execution of defined forecasting processes and procedures. Manages all aspects of leading and developing team members.


Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics Management, Finance or Mathematics a plus. Prefer Masters Degree; Requires at least 8 years related experience, preferably in Supply Chain or Demand Planning.

Requires an exceptional understanding of statistical methodologies, strong abilities in forecasting and maintaining demand planning systems, and strong skills with SAP/APO or another advanced planning system. Expert knowledge of Supply Chain Management and working in a consensus, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) environment. Extensive knowledge of best practices in demand planning and proven analytical capabilities. Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and training skills. Ability to effectively lead teams, and work in a fast-paced, high volume environment. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and solid cross company relationship building abilities. Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Job Locations US-TX-Richardson

Requisition # 2020-22937

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at Recruitment@Lennoxintl.com

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