Associate Demand and Purchase Planner
Ricoh USA

Wayne, Pennsylvania

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm


The Associate Demand Planning analyst role consists of two major responsibilities, forecasting and inventory planning. The planner will develop the end to end forecast by identifying the key inputs and drivers, through collaboration with Marketing and other departments, which impact the demand and supply plan. This plan once developed will be the main driver of all facets of the inventory plan including fill rate analysis, inventory health, and product transition which the planner will monitor and action on a daily basis.


  • Create a demand forecast based on historical usage factoring in inputs from sales, marketing, finance, exceptional demand analyst, and product life cycle analyst. Will also need to consider other factors such as recurring customer demand, seasonality, promotions, and other market conditions that affect the sales plan.
  • Based on the demand plan and inventory planning parameters, will create the supply forecast understanding key factors such as product transitions, demo room and other non warehouse inventory.
  • Responsible for overall inventory levels at a national level and will work with deployment team to achieve location inventory targets.
  • Run daily monitoring reports to ensure plan, forecast, inventory levels, fill rates, forecast, and requirements all meet expected targets and are correct. Execute root cause analysis and develop action plan to get misses back on track and develop check point/process change as necessary.
  • Review and create action plan for slow and non-moving items. Execute root cause analysis when applicable to understand unhealthy inventory and add check points or recommend process change to avoid in the future.
  • Work with Product Life Cycle Analyst to review transitioning/EOL/Obsolete items and lead the development of the monthly scrap list.
  • Prepare presentation and present information for inventory operations review and collaboration meeting with Marketing.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications)

Typically Required:

  • Four year college degree
  • Supply Chain experience in Planning, Procurement, Transportation a plus


You are our differentiator. You are the face of Ricoh. In order for you to deliver exceptional customer experiences, you need an exceptional employee experience. Our people are​​​​​​​ at the center of what is possible.

Expand your horizons. Just because you start your Ricoh career doing one job, it doesn't mean you'll be limited to that position. With a range of available roles and training opportunities, we provide many ways to transform both yourself and the company.

Make an impact. We are at a time in our history where your energy, creativity, and thoughtfulness will create a more successful and sustainable future for our company, our communities, and society.

From comprehensive medical plans to financial and work-life balance benefits, we value and promote the well-being of our employees by offering the following:

  • Medical Coverage - Vision Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Term Life and AD-D Insurance
  • Spouse and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • EAP and Work Life Benefits
  • Time off Benefits including: Vacation, Sick, and Holiday
  • Tuition Reimbursement......and many more

At Ricoh, we embrace and respect the collective and unique talents, experiences, and perspectives of all people. Together, we inspire remarkable innovation. That's how we live the Ricoh Way. And with our commitment to ethics, you can be sure that we're doing it with transparency, integrity and corporate social responsibility.

Ricoh is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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