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Demand Analyst, Sr.

Date: Apr 21, 2022

Location: Columbus, GA, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

Manager quantitative forecast elements by analyzing product demand patterns, trends, and seasonality to select the optimal statistical models and parameters.  Manager qualitative forecast elements by driving cross-functional collaboration to obtain relevant data and insights on demand.  A key contributor to our SIOP process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain sales and inventory plan by account to effectively manage inventory, maximize customer service levels, drive inventory efficiencies, and ensure forecasts and planning parameters are in sync.
  •  Manage, develop, analyze our statistical forecast jobs/parameters within our planning system (IDP) to assure optimal accuracy metrics.
  • Manager discontinued items; partner cross functionally to ensure a smooth, cost elective, phase-out.
  • Conduct regular analysis of customer POS reports and internal consumption models; communicate trends and key drivers within each customer’s respective business.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain various reports to include bu not limited to forecast accuracy and sales analysis; develop and provide reports as needed or deemed appropriate.
  • Thorough data and detailed analysis, help drive key decisions regarding sales, inventory, promotion, etc.
  • Regularly provide an accurate forecast of product needs by customer/item to include using POS data when available to develop a consumption model-based forecast.
  • Regularly partner with operations/supply chain to identify and plan for inventory flow requirements; assist in addressing problems or issues as appropriate.
  • Maintain quality and highly reliable data and information with one or more databases.
  • Support the businesses customer service objectives
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:

  • BA/BS degree in business administration, statistics, or related field of study.

Minimum Experience:

  • 8 years of progressive experience conducting forecast analysis .

Licensure/Certification(s):

  • CPF (Certified Professional Forecaster) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of analytical and forecast methodologies
  • Competent knowledge and use of IBP demand planning system
  • Knowledge of database analysis
  • Knowledge of sales and inventory management within the consumer products manufacturing industry
  • High degree of proficiency using a Personal Computer (PC)
  • High degree of proficiency using database analytical tools to include Microsoft Excel and Power BI
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to conduct detailed and complex statistical analysis
  • Organizational skills and the ability to maintain information in a logical and well-thought-out manner.
  • Ability to identify risk and opportunities through analysis.
  • Ability to be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness
  • Ability to work cooperatively with co-workers
  • Ability to have regular and predictable attendance

Physical Requirements

Normal Office Environment with Limited Travel Required.

Remote work available.

For employment within the United States, the W.C. Bradley Co. uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

The W.C. Bradley Co. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with the W.C. Bradley Co. and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 706.571.6080 or visit us at 1017 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA  31902.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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