Demand planner - North America

Montreal, QC, Canada Req #489
Friday, March 22, 2024
CCM Hockey is present worldwide, we have offices in Canada, the United States, Sweden, Finland, Germany and Taiwan. Our headquarters are located in Montreal, where we create and develop our equipment. Our mission is to inspire dreams and empower every player to fulfill their passion while enjoying their game. Our team's vision is to be the leading brand on and off the ice, by delivering innovative products and outstanding experience to our athletes and partners everywhere, all while putting our employees and communities at the forefront. We aim to unlock the full potential of every CCM athlete from pond to forum by delivering innovation to maximize performance and ignite in them the self-confidence to chase their dream. We’re looking for passionate players who share our core values and will help us become THE industry leader! 
At CCM Hockey, we live our values everyday:
Authenticity: Standing up for who you are, doing what you mean and what you believe in.
Empowerment: Through their unique contributions, each person is different, each person is important, and each person has the opportunity to make a difference.
Teamwork: A team that works together always beats a team of highly skilled individual players.
Respect: Valuing differences and allowing others to express themselves when working together, to achieve common goals, to grow and succeed as a company.


Reporting to the Director of FP&A and demand planning, this position will co-create the Demand Plan for the North American market, by customer and product. The Demand Plan (DP) is the basis for purchasing and significantly influences the inventory management/stock turn and re-order availability.  The demand plan is also used to generate sales and margin forecasts as part of the quarterly financial forecast process. 


  • Ensure the North American demand planning process is maintained on a monthly basis by country, key accounts and product in accordance with the Business Calendar including presentation of the demand plan to the senior management. team.
  • To closely work with sales and product management to understand account strategy, category focus and business trends.
  • To work closely with procurement, vendor management and sales operations to ensure a high level of service to our customers while limiting excess inventory.
  • Establish relationships with key buyers to improve forecast accuracy and service levels.
  • Provide the tools and information that will allow the business to capture, track and monitor the sales results and trends throughout the demand planning process.
  • Ensure that the Forecasting tool (SmartSpreadsheet Solutions) is maintained and updated on a timely basis. To align and coordinate with our margin planning analyst and ensure that prices, costs and discounts are maintained in a timely manner.
  • Optimization of existing demand planning tool and processes to drive efficiency including leveraging sell-through reports in the forecasting process.
  • Improve the forecast accuracy measurement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in administration and 3-5 yrs of experience in demand planning.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate figures into business language;
  • Strong excel skills with the ability to manage large quantities of data.
  • Very good communication skills and ability to present to an executive group;
  • Highly organized, result’s driven individual.
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking
  • Team player, sense of initiative and independence
  • Very good interpersonal skills to smoothly interact at any level of the company
  • Bilingual (French and English) is mandatory
  • Hockey industry knowledge a plus.
  • Competitive salaries, including a performance-based bonus program.
  • Full range of group insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, etc.) from Day 1.
  • Group retirement pension plan with employer matching (up to 5% of base salary).
  • 3 weeks of vacation per year prorated as of your start date.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Discounted prices on CCM products.
  • Free gym.
  • Fun social events throughout the year.
At CCM Hockey, we celebrate the difference for the benefit of our employees, our products and our collaborators. We work to create an inclusive environment where everyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, age or other motives, can give the best of themselves.

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  • Montreal, QC, Canada