CHS Inc. is a $38B global company with operations in the agriculture and energy sectors. The company is undergoing an exciting transformation with Sales and Operations Planning as a key strategic enabler, driving the need for a Demand Planner. The Demand Planner supports the Sales & Operations Planning team by effectively forecasting a product line of the agriculture sector of CHS, utilizing multiple forecast inputs including history, market dynamics, commercial forecast, financial inputs, etc. In addition, this role will support the implementation of SAP-IBP, including maintaining the data design framework for their product line to support a sustainable process. To be successful, this individual needs to balance quantitative forecast development with collaborative skills to gather business intelligence from cross-functional stakeholders.
The Global Grain, Strategic Demand Planner will work with go to market teams to forecast global
demand, open demand and strategic market opportunities. The planner works with trading and risk
management teams to forecast demand on key CHS export assets and corridors. The role is
responsible for leading the planning process and develops consensus scenarios with trading and
operations teams to maximize growth opportunities for CHS. The role develops tools that utilize
internal and external forecast inputs (history, market dynamics, commercial forecast, financial inputs,
etc.) to develop a Consensus Demand Plan for a product line.
This is an enterprise role and will have influence across many departments within the Agriculture sector. To be successful, this individual needs to balance quantitative forecast development with collaborative skills to gather business intelligence from cross-functional stakeholders.
This position is located in our Inver Grove Heights, MN office and works a hybrid schedule.