Product Planning Specialist

Location US-NY-Melville
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Experience (Years)

Company Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact

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Position Overview

Canon Latin America is currently seeking a Product Planning Specialist (Budget and Admin. Specialist) to be responsible for creating and implementing product administration control of Canon BISG products for the Latin American Market.


- Perform analysis of the market data.
- Research the market based upon technology, social, economic, and environmental trends.
- Analyze the market data for Canon and competitor's to create forecast.
- Procurement / Sales / inventory control: create the purchasing plan by looking at past results and inventories.
- Control the inventory level to keep the company's balance sheet in check. 
- Enhance the business process
- Manage PSI, budget control, order processing control, commission control, target achievement control.
- Revise workflow processes in accordance with the SOX regulations, collaborating with IT
- Control the business process on the daily operation, setting up the dealer, prices, products in the system, following up with the budget, price and inventory.
- Prepare the monthly and yearly performance reports to CUSA management, Canon Inc, dealers, AE.


- A bachelor's degree is required or a minimum of 3 years progressive experience in business management, strategic planning, management consulting related to the Latin America markets.
- Must have excellent analytical, decision-making, project management, planning and organizational skills, as well as superior communication and presentation skill.
- Strong relationship building abilities and negotiation skills, and creativity are required.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint are required.
- Strong math ability is required
- Must be willing to travel 10 - 15%.
- Bilingual in Spanish would be a plus. 


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