Avalon’s team of supply chain consultants has a long and successful track record of helping clients drive significant performance improvements in key areas of Supply Chain Planning. We are looking for motivated, self-driven leaders who are energized by team success and interested in joining a firm that values its culture and people as its biggest strengths.


  • Participate in Supply Chain Planning projects, operations assessments and/or transformations
  • Assist in forecasting, planning and inventory optimization activities for raw materials, MRO and finished goods inventories
  • Implement forecasting, planning and inventory optimizations tools
  • Participate in the development of best-in-class assessments and process implementations from spend analyses to total cost analyses
  • Identify client opportunities, author client deliverables and present findings at the senior client level
  • Work collaboratively with client personnel leveraging their resources and knowledge to achieve project goals and complete deliverables on time
  • Provide clear and concise status updates and assist the leadership team with managing project risks
  • Continuously improve professional skills through a variety of internal and external training courses


  • Candidates with five years experience in doing production planning and demand planning
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas:
    • Inventory Management: Demonstrated expertise in detailed analysis of inventory data, establishing inventory targets, and achieving inventory reduction
    • Demand Planning: Hands-on experience with statistical forecasting, forecasting metrics, and working with sales and marketing organizations to create a consensus forecasting processes
    • S&OP: Hands-on experience with data analysis, data evaluation and consensus-based decision-making through a collaborative system and process
    • ERP/MRP Remediation: Buyer, demand planner and production planner process understanding, shop floor and master data management
    • Master Scheduling, Capacity Planning: Experience with ERP based modules and system configuration
    • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, logistics or industrial engineering
    • APICS certification such as CPIM is a nice to have
    • Must have experience with ERP advanced planning modules such as SAP APO or equivalent
    • Must have experience with ERP forecasting modules or forecasting software
    • Open to travel across North America
    • English and French oral and writing is required
    • Consulting experience is an asset 

Senior Consultant / Production & Demand Planning Management

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