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VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY Demand Planner - Global Parts in PELLA, Iowa

Who We Are

Vermeer equips customers doing important work around the world. We are global, driven by innovation and growing. The equipment we make manages natural resources, connects people and feeds and fuels communities. We live out a caring culture, we demonstrate agility, we keep a focus on customers and are stewards of our resources. These beliefs drive our culture, determine how we treat others and steer our business.

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

Are you the type of person who enjoys unpacking and analyzing information to drive organizational change? In this role you will play a pivotal role in ensuring optimal inventory management, forecasting, and planning to support our global operations. We're looking for a detail-oriented individual with strong analytical skills, a proactive mindset, and a commitment to driving efficiency and excellence in inventory management.

What You'll Do

  1. Develop and maintain accurate demand forecasts for parts inventory across global markets, incorporating input from sales, marketing, and historical data.

  2. Monitor inventory levels, fill rates, and turnover metrics, and obsolete inventory, implementing strategies to optimize levels, ensure product availability, and improve inventory turns.

  3. Utilize inventory management tools to track inventory levels, analyze trends, and identify opportunities for improvement.

  4. Coordinate global ordering activities with purchasing to ensure timely delivery of parts inventory and manage inventory risk by identifying and mitigating potential supply chain disruptions.

  5. Maintain and update inventory databases and spreadsheets with accurate information, providing regular reports and analysis to management on inventory performance, trends, and key metrics.

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or other related field with minimum five years' experience managing inventory and inventory systems; or an Associate's degree with minimum seven years inventory or sales order management experience; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency in demand planning/forecasting methodologies and techniques.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing inventory turns with proficient fill rates and reducing obsolete inventory.

  • Proficiency in utilizing inventory management software and ERP systems.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret data and trends to make informed decisions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and regions.

  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


  • Occasional travel is expected of this position.

Work Location

ONSITE: A team member's day-to-day work is best done on a Vermeer campus. If work content can be occasionally completed at an offsite location, discuss potential arrangements with your manager.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Vermeer Corporation, we believe in the value of your unique identity, background, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions at (641) 621-8767 or at /span>


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