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Forecast Analyst / Planificateur de Marchandise

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41372
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JOB DESCRIPTION
Our customer is presently searching for a new team member to help support the growth they are currently experiencing.  As a forecast Analyst you will be working closely with the Senior Demand Planner and participate in the S&OP process while identifying and analyzing trends to help build a solid item/customer forecast to help build accurate production planning models.
  
Responsibilities:

  • Analyze forecast reviews and identify gaps
  • Participate in S&OP meetings and integrate market intelligence to forecasts
  • Communicate planning decisions to sales team 
  • Maintain data integrity in the planning software
  • Work closely with management to forecast new product launches
  • Work closely with inventory reports and find exit strategies and phase outs
  • Manage forecast for low turning inventory and provide recaps to management and Executives
  • Investigate root causes for different scenarios
  • Generate lots of forecast and planning reports for different departments

  
Company Culture and benefits:

Our customer has been a market leader in their commodity and has embraced the retail revolution towards technology instead of resisting it. With close to 35% of their sales being online and selling all over North America this company embraces innovation and pushes to differentiate themselves form their competitors.  As this is a newly created position you will have the chance to learn new skills, work with a very strong mentor and develop your analytical skills.  The company offers a culture based on training and development, a strong collaboration between Executives and Employees, a structured environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits including a pension plan.
  
Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1-2 years’ experience.
  • Relevant university coops or internships a plus.
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly computer literate – Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel Spreadsheet, and Outlook) with advanced Excel skills.
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