Workforce Planning Director- Remote - Military veterans preferred

Black Box Corp (
Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee

Dallas, Tx
United States

The Director for Workforce Planning is responsible to develop, manage and coordinate demand plan based on business trends, demand patterns and activities to effectively improve labor efficiency for W2, Temporary, Subs and Manpower personnel.


Location: Remote


Develop demand plan based on business trends and demand patterns.
Coordinates activities to effectively improve labor efficiency (W2, Temp, Subs and Manpower).
Maintain key components of labor requirements targeting for each item, including safety and lead times.
Provide strategic direction and long range demand planning, forecasting and labor management, both internal and external.
Analytically set labor demand targets for supply based upon defined service levels.
Develop and implement advance planning strategies and respective controls.
Determine root causes of performance variances and lead resolution process.
Enforce and measure timeliness of labor inventory depletion to work load.
Strategically partners with cross-functional leaders on key sourcing for projects and initiatives.
Proactively troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns.
Produce regular reports on commitments, costs and delivery performance.
Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases.
Serve as key point of contact between demand and labor planning functions.
Support forecasting for projects, incidents and service request initiatives.
Develop and implement demand planning, collaborating with sales forecasting processes, data collection and reporting, tracking and reporting of KPI's.
Monitor supplier and vendor compliance in accordance with contractual agreements to also include cost, quality and delivery performance.
Contribute to future development of Delivery and Sales Operations Planning process.
Manage demand planning files to ensure accuracy; activity monitor and adjust Model % allocation as needed based on current trend analysis.
Drive monthly demand review meetings with recommended changes to forecast.
Using demand planning methodology and trend/variance root cause analysis- make demand planning corrective actions and improvements.

Manage well under pressure. Able to lead teams during periods of significant organizational and business change.
Other requirements and attributes include strong project management skills, data driven, result's oriented, accountable for results.
Energetic. Demonstrated sense of urgency. Committed to continuous improvement.
Intermediate understanding of demand and labor management, market trends, inventory management and business strategy preferred.
2-5 years of supervisory experience preferred.
7-10+ years relevant experience required.

About Us
What's in it for You?

Joining Black Box means you'll have the opportunity to work on exciting, highly visible projects with our customers. You'll get to know large and small organizations across the world and work to deliver best in class IT solutions. You'll be rewarded with a variety of experiences, development opportunities and exposure to some of the world's most admired companies. In addition to these rewarding experiences, you'll have access to our comprehensive Total Rewards Program. Our program continues to evolve to meet the needs of our dynamic workforce by providing a variety of benefits which are applicable and competitive for each country & region.

About Black Box

Black Box�® is the trusted global solutions integrator and digital technology partner. With nearly 45 years of experience connecting people and devices, we are an organization of top technical professionals dedicated to delivering solutions and services that help organizations design, build, manage, and secure their communications and IT infrastructure and networks. Technologies include 5G/OnGo, connected buildings, digital workplace, multisite deployments, data centers, and IoT.

We also design and manufacture award-winning products for Pro AV, KVM, cabling, and networking known for their advanced functionality, flawless performance, outstanding reliability and fail-safe security. We deliver high-value technology services and products through our values, such as innovation, ownership, transparency, respect and open-mindedness combined with our global presence and 2,500+ team members in 24 countries and growing. Black Box is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGC Networks.

Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.