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Demand Planner

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity. We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work. Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2022 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2022.

What will you do?

This role is responsible for strategic planning, forecasting, and stocking of finished goods for all product families within the Peterborough factory. It is also responsible to create/plan and complete on time all requirements of the existing perpetual cycle counting process, including running the Audits.

The demand planner also manages the finished goods inventory planning process, which contains stocking decisions for the business unit and plays an essential role in the supply chain process. They also manage the Product lifecycle management (PLM) process for the yearly obsolescence reviews as required.

  • Develop and maintain Forecast and master production schedule plan based on history, seasonality and sales opportunities using appropriate technological solutions.
  • Improve and further develop forecasting tools and procedures through application of innovative ideas and projects, as well as performing forecasting analysis, updating SAP, and driving forecasting cross functional meetings with the business.
  • Participate in meetings and keep up to date on issues related to Sales Forecast, Manufacturing, Planning, New Product introductions, KPI's, and other related Supply Chain issues.
  • Analyze and review inventory levels for finished / semi-finished goods for Level and Weighing (Peterborough and Germany) and determine reorder levels and safety stocks. The stock levels set need to support on time delivery performance, ensure product availability, inventory turn targets and minimize inventory costs.
  • Support new product development through cooperative scheduling of model introductions, end of life and prototype processing.
  • Create and revise purchase orders to EC.
  • Support the dedicated cycle counter in coordination and monitoring perpetual cycle counts and results for each fiscal year.
  • Monitor inventory adjustments and ensure properly approved forms are completed for applicable transactions.

What will you need to succeed?

  • College or University Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in materials/logistics/planning preferably in a manufacturing organization
  • Expert user of ERP systems (SAP is preferred)
  • Expert Excel user (Macros and complex formulas and functions)
  • Data Analytics creating and use data visualization and mining tools (Celonis)
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing supply chains and supply chain strategy from raw material to delivery of finished goods
  • Advanced Root Cause analysis capabilities
  • Excellent communicator with strong presentation skills and the ability to lead effective meetings
  • Good collaboration and teamwork abilities
  • Self-starter, takes initiative to drive continuous improvement
  • Interested in learning and exploring new tools and technologies; open to out-of-the-box thinking

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure and Digital Industries. We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $$385,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 38 non-profit organizations and planted 660 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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