Randstad Demand Planning Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri

Demand Planning Analyst

job details:

  • location:Saint Louis, MO

  • salary:$24 - $26 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 26, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Retail Trade

  • reference:S_688310

  • questions:jennifer.lash@randstadusa.com314-721-3954

job description

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.

Responsibilities:

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

Skills:

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Proven computer skills

  • Reliable and hard-working

  • Strong attention to detail

Qualifications:

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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