LG Electronics USA, Inc. Bilingial Planning Analyst in Lincolnshire, Illinois

Bilingial Planning Analyst

Location Lincolnshire, Illinois

Department (Org 2) Solar ESS PM Sales S20497

Job Requisition 21964



Job Function:

Business Planning

At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.

Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG!

We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team!

We are currently seeking a Bilingual Planning Analyst to join our dynamic team in Lincolnshire, IL as part of the SolarTeam!

Key Responsibility and Duties as Planning Analyst

  • Work side by side and report to the Senior Operations and Planning Manager

  • Create various reports and provide backup data for (both in Korean and English) daily, weekly, monthly and spontaneous reports

  • Manage sales program (SPA, Price Protection, Volume Rebate) and budget for the Solar Team

  • Conduct various meetings between Sales, Korea HQ, Factory, Shipping and CFO teams

  • Overall, work as a Planning manager in a high demanding work environment, where most works need to be done in a timely manner, and often spontaneous reports and work will be needed

Must be able to have knowledge and be able to work and aid in below SCM duties as well

  • Create PSI (Purchase/Sales/Inventory) plans by SKU/account level and coordinate with Korea HQ/factory to insure production plans are aligned with the latest demand forecast

  • Evaluate and maintain supply chain key performance indicators (ex: Moving Plan Achievement, Forecast Accuracy, DIO, Long-Term Inventory rate) and analyze variances initiating appropriate corrective action

  • Utilize GDMi (Global Demand Management), GSCP (Global Supply Chain Planning) systems to generate factory production plans and update supply commitments to sales team

  • Constantly share changes in supply plan, NPI/EOL schedules to sales team and proactively resolve supply issues

  • Communicate with Sales Managers for project pipeline updates to make sure the latest volume and schedules are reflected in the PSI plan and registered in B2B GERP

  • Participate in cross-functional efforts to enhance supply chain, order management and fulfillment activities

  • Participate in weekly sales and operation planning (S&OP) meeting to review sales, forecast, sell-through performance and resolve issues and achieve weekly/monthly moving plan targets

  • Analyze channel PSI, sell-out (POS) and inventory levels to provide appropriate suggestions

  • Review customer orders for proper shipping windows and delivery appointments, work with order desk, logistics and load planners to insure maximum efficiencies for on-time/right-quantity delivery

  • Plan, schedule and monitor all supply chain activities for key accounts and analyze sales forecasting, planning process for key customers

  • Provide regular and critical analysis and communication with internal and external stakeholders on key performance indicators and order management and escalates issues as needed

  • Complete complex customer specific reports to meet ongoing needs, including weekly sales reports, promotional analysis, reconciliation of forecast versus actual and data infrastructure)

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree is required

  • 3 years of relevant corporate work experience.

  • Need experience in working effectively and efficiently in a highly demanding work environment.

  • Strong planning and reporting skills, for creating multiple reports in both Korean and English.

  • Strong math and analytical skills, collaborative problem-solver; effective communications both internally (Sales, SCM, PM and order management), as well as external customers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Especially Power Point and Excel).

  • Bilingual in English and Korean with strong communication skills across all levels.

LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.