Randstad Demand Planning Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri
Demand Planning Analyst
location:Saint Louis, MO
salary:$24 - $26 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Demand Planning Analyst
Fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door with a very large, well-known company in the St. Louis area! Long-term contract roles with exposure to other departments and hiring managers!
Demand Planning Analyst is the first point of contact with Demand Planning (DP) internal customers to resolve forecast issues, provide interpretations and explanations of forecasts, and will work collaboratively with customer account teams to insure that DP forecasts accurately reflect customer plans. DP Analyst will also work closely with the demand planning statisticians to recommend improvements to demand planning models and calculations and with programmers to specify improvements or corrections needed in the forecast systems.
Continuously improve Demand Planning forecast accuracy and bias
Regularly review forecasts and re-calibrate forecast models as required.
Monitor forecast quality measures and initiate corrective actions as necessary.
Identify and address forecast issues.
Evaluate input data quality (i.e. sales estimates, promotion plans, product data).
Respond to Demand Planning forecast inquiries in a timely manner.
Provide explanations of forecast fluctuations to plant personnel.
Investigate significant forecast deviations from actual shipments and communicate to Supply Chain Directors
Respond to management requests regarding forecast issues and measures
Collaborate with account teams on forecast estimates
Provide baselines to account teams and gain alignment.
Advise on how to best communicate unique events.
Provide account teams with training and education on planning processes
Perform adhoc analyses
Produce and improve upon key performance indicators
Conduct and participate in daily/weekly operations reviews
Summarize forecast information as requested by management
Analyze forecasts for patterns, trends, and improvement areas
Present findings of analyses to stakeholders
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Proficient with MS Office Suite
Proven computer skills
Reliable and hard-working
Strong attention to detail
If your background and experience meets the requirements of this role, and you are interested in learning more, please apply today!
**We will review resumes and get back with you as soon as possible if your qualifications meet the requirements of the role.
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