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Demand Planner


This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted May 16, 2023.


As a demand planner, you are responsible for creating, monitoring, analyzing and improving the demand forecast for both the short and long term, various product types and channels. You do this in cooperation with the Market Planning, Supply Planning and Deployment teams and help ensure our regional distribution centers capacity needs are clear to support the regional dealers’ sales.

In addition to ensuring a smooth monthly demand forecast process, you are also responsible for monitoring the forecast accuracy and you are constantly looking for solutions and tools to improve the accuracy and the efficiency of the plan.

In this position, you’ll have the opportunity to develop yourself within a broad field of the supply chain and operations. The emphasis is on cooperation with various departments, and with colleagues in our different distribution locations.

We are looking for a supply chain professional who has experience in a global environment with several regional distribution centers, with an understanding of Master Data, DRP calculations and capacity planning. Strong analytical skill is required to evaluate and ability to identify resource constraints, risks and opportunities. We are looking for an entrepreneurial mindset to bring our demand planning process to the next level.

The ideal candidate must have good knowledge of planning for multiple distribution centers. It will be critical for the candidate to have the knowledge and experience of working with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment, and the dynamic range to plan long lead times up to 2 to 3 years out while adapting to material movement or allocation on a week-by-week basis.


  • Develop and maintain a monthly demand plan in $/units for specific SKUs, channels and/or customers by utilizing various inputs including statistical forecasts, sales projections, point-of-sale data, promotions, product roadmaps, and market intelligence
  • Develop demand plans for new product introductions and end-of-life products
  • Monitor regional promotions, events and market conditions to ensure accurate demand plans
  • Provide analytical support to regional marketing activities
  • Participate in cross-functional consensus demand planning meetings to align on a Consensus Demand Plan (CDP) and ensure the timely hand-off of CDP to the Supply Planning organization
  • Support regional S&OP by providing necessary demand-supply analysis reports
  • Execute corrective actions to update the demand plan and resolve gaps between actual orders and CDP
  • Work with the Supply Planning team to highlight regional demand priorities and ensure adequate supply to satisfy demand
  • Work closely with Regional Marketing and BU NPI teams to plan and execute successful product transitions
  • Participate in regional demand planning process improvement projects
  • Be a key player in the S&OP process


  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration abilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to gather data and use statistical techniques for analysis
  • Experience conducting or participating in demand planning meetings
  • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
  • Be comfortable working in a project environment
  • Experience with demand planning/forecasting applications – preferably SAP APO / S/4, Optimiza
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel, Access etc.) skills
  • 3 to 5 years experience in Supply Chain Planning in consumer electronics or high-tech or retail industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of supply chain processes, specifically forecasting and demand planning
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • APICS / CPIM / SCMP / CSCP / IBF certifications are nice to have



Let’s start with a strong foundation — You want it, we have it:

  • Annual bonus: we work hard, and we know it. This yearly thank you is our way to fuel your dreams.
  • Generous paid time away: winding down is as important as creating the future of recreational products.  
  • Pension plan: we want to make sure you’ll enjoy retirement; we’ve got you covered. 
  • Collective saving opportunities: being part of BRP allows you to tap into the strength of our saving programs. 
  • Industry leading healthcare: fully paid by BRP, this program is here for you, whatever happens, so you can focus on what matters.

What about some feel good extras: 

  • Flexible work schedule: balance is key to innovation, and we want to make sure you are at the top of your game with a schedule that will work for you. 
  • Summer schedule: time flies at BRP, so we hit pause to enjoy it.
  • Holiday season shutdown: between Christmas and New Year’s, we close our facilities and refill on good times.
  • Educational resources: you love what you do, and we get you resources to stay cutting-edge, so we all win together.
  • Discount on BRP products: what we build is amazing, freeing, revolutionary, and you’re first in line for the experience.


We’re a world leader in recreational vehicles and boats, creating innovative ways to move on snow, water, asphalt, dirt and even in the air. Headquartered in the Canadian town of Valcourt, Quebec, our company is rooted in a spirit of ingenuity and intense customer focus. Today, we operate manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Finland, Australia and Austria, with a workforce made up of close to 20,000 spirited people, all driven by the deeply held belief that at work, as with life itself, it’s not about the destination; It’s about the journey.