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Demand Planner

Location: DALLAS, TX

Department: Perennials Ops

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Position : Demand Planner- Perennials Fabrics



Perennials® is recognized as the preferred choice of leading design professionals worldwide for extraordinary quality, beauty and durability. Exclusive designs woven of the company’s trademarked 100% solution-dyed acrylic fibers, blend high performance with a soft natural hand. Manufactured for outstanding longevity, the fabrics and rugs resist mildew and stay color fast even after years of exposure to the sun. Perennials offers an unparalleled level of excellence in outdoor fabrics that are so refined designers bring them indoors for the finest homes.


Currently we have an exciting opportunity working in our Operations Team. The position is responsible for forecasting a multi-level raw material for manufacturing.


Key responsibilities:

  • Gather, analyze and validate data pertaining to raw materials.
  • Communicate with international raw materials suppliers, third- party manufacturers and internal manufacturing plant.
  • Proactively prevent operational delays through order prioritization and early communication with all relevant parties.
  • Review historical consumption of materials, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data and evaluate forecast results.
  • Provide input to the Operations organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new materials, and material phase outs.
  • Interact with finished goods planners and manufacturing to ensure that current and accurate information is used in demand forecast.



  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Statistics or closely related field
  • 3+ years demand and inventory planning
  • Customer focused with a rigorous attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability for results
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and ability to build data reports
  • Navision experience preferred


Whether it’s the executive who offers visionary leadership, or the sales professional who won’t settle for less than 100%, a business needs great people to thrive. We believe deeply that the “right” people are our greatest asset. David Sutherland, LLC. is the career for smart, creative, high energy people driven to contribute in a team environment where everyone can win.


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