Facebook Demand Manager in Menlo Park, California


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The Demand Manager will act as the primary contact for network hardware demand plans which support Facebook’s mass production builds at its Data Centers, POPs, and FNA locations globally. As a Demand Manager, you will be responsible for developing business processes, reports, and automated tools to support the demand planning and forecasting activities. This position is part of the Sourcing and Operations Engineering team and is based at our Menlo Park office reporting to the Manager of Network Hardware & Planning Ops.

Required Skills:

  1. Own demand planning and forecasting for all Network Hardware

  2. Develop short and long-term supply and demand models that seeks to maintain service levels to partners and customers worldwide

  3. Establish and utilize best methods (statistical models, processes and software tools) in creating forecasts and respective inventory targets

  4. Present Supply and Demand recommendations to leadership, drive timely decisions, and ensure clear and concise communication to all stakeholders in the supply chain, based on demand planning scenarios, business forecast and New Product Introductions

  5. Lead forecast and inventory planning meetings with Network Hardware Sourcing Managers, reviewing recommended demand forecasts and inventory goals

  6. Prepare, report, and communicate forecast and inventory measurements to management by defending recommendations with sound models and logic

  7. Drive product success by keeping ourselves and others accountable for metrics such as inventory, excess and obsolescence (E&O), material spend

  8. Work across various Hardware TPM and Network Engineering groups to ensure forecast and S&OP inputs are consistent

  9. Support development of new, and enhancements to existing, tools and automations to support scale

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, related field or equivalent practical experience

  2. 10+ years of experience in Supply or Demand planning and execution

  3. Experience in demand forecasting, inventory optimization and supply planning

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MBA/Masters in a related field

  2. Experience in project management

  3. Understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain Management processes (scheduling, warehousing, fulfillment, reverse logistics)

  4. Ability to collaborate across various levels of an organization, with experience in leading cross-functional process improvements

  5. Demonstrated ability to work towards strategic business goals

  6. Analytical, problem solving and communication skills

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.