Demand Planner

Operations San Jose, California Req.Num.: 26493

Demand Planner

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart.


The Opportunity
Are you an experienced Demand Planner with expertise in forecasting, demand planning, scheduling, and analysis? If so, join our team at Nutanix and be a part of a dynamic company that values collaboration, strategic thinking, and driving continuous improvement in supply chain operations.


Supply Chain Operations at Nutanix
The demand planner in this role would be part of the Supply Chain Operations team at Nutanix. This team is responsible for managing the flow of materials and products to meet customer demand. The team works closely with various functions within the company, such as Sales, Operations, and Finance, to ensure accurate forecasting, planning, and inventory management. They collaborate to optimize supply chain processes, reduce costs, and improve customer satisfaction. The team is driven by the company's strategic initiatives and plays a crucial role in supporting Nutanix's configure-to-order model.


Your Role
  • Develop and manage forecast and demand plans for Nutanix's configure-to-order model.
  • Take ownership of commodity flow, forecasting, demand planning, scheduling, and analysis.
  • Ensure inventory levels, availability, and on-time order fulfillment are in line with company's goals.
  • Control costs, accuracy, and manage excess and obsolete liabilities.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to support strategic initiatives.
  • Analyze data and gather insights on factors affecting demand.
  • Monitor product lifecycles, take decisive action, and drive issue avoidance.
  • Recommend improvements and implement root cause and corrective actions.


What You Will Bring
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management or related field
  • 6+ years of materials planning experience
  • Experience in electro-mechanical manufacturing
  • Strong knowledge of configure-to-order (CTO) model
  • Proficiency in ERP/MRP/Forecasting systems: Anaplan, Kinaxis, John Galt, Vena, NetSuite
  • Certifications such as CPF, ACPF, or CPIM preferred
  • Excellent analytical and data analytics skills
  • Effective communication and written skills


About the Team
Hiring Manager: Senior Director, Planning
How We Work: 
  • We work in a hybrid office model, and appreciate team collaboration both online and in person.
  • While we work hard, we also believe in celebrating achievements and fostering a positive and enjoyable work environment.


The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between USD 106,240 and USD $ 212,880 per year.
However, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors. Our application deadline is 40 days from the date of posting. In good faith, the posting may be removed prior to this date if the position is filled or extended in good faith.


Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.