Patten Industries

Asset Manager

Req No.
Regular Full-Time
Union or Non-Union


The Asset Manager will be responsible for optimizing the Tractor Prime equipment inventory and support the bi-weekly and monthly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process by working across functional areas to address supply and demand imbalances.  Responsible for managing the 18 months demand forecast horizon to ensure the optimum inventory levels to support Company goals and development of creative solutions to inventory issues by working with Caterpillar and other dealers to procure the proper assets.  Also, this role will support the financial optimization of the Rental Fleet, focusing on several key metrics such as financial utilization and time utilization.


  • Lead the Tractor Sales and Operations Planning cycle (S&OP), including demand forecast, supply plan and disposition strategies for aged inventory.
  • Develop and distributes S&OP deck and other required reports on the weekly and monthly basis to the Executive Board and Managers.
  • Develop statistical forecast models and evaluate forecast results.
  • Review statistical forecast versus the sales forecast and drive the consensus forecast. Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating the consensus forecast (historical trends, market trends, seasonality, promotion and pipeline inventory levels)
  • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecast by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing, and finance personnel.
  • Submit required information and reports to Caterpillar on a timely basis including BOM requirement, Allocation requests and maintain the demand forecasting software (DDVS).


  • Expert in excel
  • Adaptable to other proprietary software
  • Degree in Supply Chain management preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets



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