Neapco Components

Demand Forecast Manager

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Named as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States by Crain’s Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine and recently awarded with the Corp! Magazine 2018 Economic Bright Spot Award in the Enterprise Business category, Neapco designs, manufactures and distributes OEM driveline products for automotive and non-automotive applications throughout the globe. To guarantee high-performance but competitively priced products, we combine low-cost sourcing of materials, innovative in-house design, efficient production and quality assurance processes with high quality people.

Neapco recognizes that our team members are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to providing them with a safe, drug-free workplace fostering respect and ethical treatment. Unlawful discrimination in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, ethnic/national origin, age, sex, veteran status, disability or any similar protected status is strictly prohibited. In return for their expertise and shared commitment to our goals, we offer our team members competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.


Job Code: Demand Forecast Manager
Posted On: Tuesday, 28th August 2018
Location: Beatrice, Nebraska
501 Sargent Street, Beatrice, NE 68310
Job Type:
Education: 2 Year Degree

Job Description:

• Review/update documents “Available To Promise” (ATP) documentation daily for eCommerce
• Review/adjust Forecast quantities and Minimums (safety stock levels) daily
• Review customer orders for “unique” orders that would affect demand forecast daily
• Review Beatrice to Riverside “Intercompany Orders” (ICO) report for accuracy or adjustment
• Review/upload “Time Trends” forecast into PLEX daily
• Review Past Due report daily and verify against Aftermarket forecast and MIN’s as applicable
• Prepare weekly status report
• Review/update Time Trends forecast by product code weekly
• Download PLEX sales orders into Time Trends monthly
• Upload Time Trends forecast into PLEX monthly
• Download prior month’s sales activity for status reporting monthly
• Download PLEX forecast for analysis reporting monthly
• Download PLEX open orders/releases for analysis reporting monthly
• Review forecasts for any anomalies in demand monthly
• Manually input customer provided forecast monthly
• Forecast Analysis preparation for Monthly Operations Review
• Prepare PLEX forecast parameters for upcoming year annually
• Update ABC database annually
• Review/recalculate NEVER OUT stocking levels & verify against current levels annually
• Recalculate forecast frequency by product group based on MAPE
• Prepare demand/forecast reports for Territory Managers and presentation
  at annual Aftermarket Sales Meeting
• Prepare/analyze specific requests for the organization
• Any other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills:

• ERP system knowledge
• General PC and software expertise
• Ability to work in cross functional teams
• Ability to train peers
• Effective Time management
• Excellent communication skills
• Effective Technical Writing skills
• Analytical Thought Process

*Aftermarket business model experience is critical


• High School Diploma or GED Required
• Bachelors Degree Preferred
• APICS Certification Preferred