Job Description

Why Valvoline?

We’ve been in the car business for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first branded motor oil. Today, we’re a global leader in automotive services and lubricants, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and service excellence.


As we often say, it starts with all of our people — and that’s where you come in. We’re looking for humble, hungry and smart people to help us power the future of mobility. If you’re looking for a collaborative and flexible work environment that invests in your growth and success, you’ve come to the right place.


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Planning Manager. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


How You’ll Make an Impact

The Demand Planning Manager for Retail Services will be at the forefront of the implementation of the new demand planning tool for Valvoline Retail Services (VRS) and have a significant impact on the design. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide a demand plan within the desired level of accuracy. This role will partner with the S&OP manager to gather the necessary inputs to manage the demand plan at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons. The role will have responsibility for the execution within the demand planning tool. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • The design, implementation, and continuous improvement of the new demand planning tool and processes.
  • Gathering information that affects demand such as: new product introductions, promotions, changing market conditions, pricing changes, and obsolescence from the S&OP manager to adjust demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation, for multiple time horizons to ensure VRS achieves the desired forecast accuracy.
  • The execution within the demand planning tool.
  • Creating reporting to measure LIFR, monitor orders vs deliveries, and orders vs forecast to understand supplier and store performance.
  • The creation, storage, and maintenance of the process documentation pertaining to demand planning.
  • Creating processes to identify data integrity issues and conduct root cause analysis to help reduce future issues.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of five years' professional supply chain experience
  • Understanding of S&OP processes
  • History with forecasting and planning processes and tools
  • Background in data analytics
  • Process documentation experience


    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to work cross-functionally

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Understanding and ability to explain supply chain KPI's

  • Self-directed

  • Effective communicator throughout all levels of the organization

  • Ability to coach and motivate direct reports

  • Experience with BI tools

  • Experience with optimization of processes through continuous improvement

  • Must be customer focused 

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Advanced degree
  • APICS certification in Production and Inventory Management or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.



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