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Sales Demand Planning Manager

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Irving, TX, US, 75038

Company: GRUMA

Azteca Milling LP, the producer of MASECA, is a division of Gruma Corporation. With over 60 years of experience Gruma is the world's largest producer of corn masa flour. Azteca Milling L.P. has an immediate opening for a Customer Service Representative at his Corporate Headquarters in Irving, TX.


This position is responsible for the planning process (design, monitoring, review, adjustments and continuous improvement) of the sales demand planning.  Defines the demand planning for sales projections generated over the horizons/cycles that are defined in the process.  This generation should take into account trends in statistics and business strategies.  Ensures the planning of sales volumes as a basis for calculating the projected profitability of the business.


  • Periodically reviews estimation models and historical data, constantly looking for mechanisms to improve the accuracy of demand forecasts, both at the national aggregate level and at the disaggregated level by DCs and category product.
  • Coordinates the activities of a schedule of information. Delivery by sales and marketing necessary for the estimation process.
  • Performs breakdown of SKUs by distribution center and channel.
  • Reviews the seasonality, weight and growth of each combination, channel/brand by region and nationwide.
  • Convenes and conducts the consensus meeting to define sales planning and to start the procurement process.
  • Prepares the necessary information for the consensus meeting, facilitating decision-making.
  • Guarantees the availability of updated information in the system.
  • Assesses the people who will upload information in the demand process using the tools available.
  • Performs other duties as required.



Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field. Five years of analysis experience related to systems and/or planning/scheduling processes.

  • Experience utilizing SAP to obtain information for analysis and reports.
  • Ability to carry out statistical and numerical calculations in general.
  • Ability to develop reports containing information to utilize for making executive decisions impacting the consolidation or expansion of manufacturing facilities or operations.
  • Assertiveness in the management of external interpersonal relations and at different levels of the organization
  • Good communication skills (verbal & written). 
  • Flexibility to accept and transmit changes.
  • Customer service orientated. 


Azteca Milling LP offers a very competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision insurance. Life and AD&D, STD and LTD and 401k Plan.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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