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Demand Planning Analyst

Chicken of the Sea El Segundo ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $62,000 to $72,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

The Demand Planning Analyst is a part of the Integrated Business Planning team and will be heavily involved in forecasting for the monthly Sales & Operation Planning process. This role will also include the opportunity to work in project management, enact lasting change in the S&OP process, and work closely with a wide range of functions. The role will require significant collaboration with Sales, Marketing, Trade Marketing, Finance, and Supply Planning.

Job Responsibilities

· Assist in developing and executing demand plan to achieve company goals.

· Work with business development managers to understand forecast variances and update the forecast monthly with inputs from Sales/Marketing team with granular inputs by SKU, Customer, Velocity, and Lifts driven by Sales/Marketing activities.

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation to help drive the Sales & Operations Plan
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Calculate and track forecast accuracy, distribution center accuracy, and other relevant metrics with a focus on determining and acting on areas of improvement
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and other key partners to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Conduct business analyses, recommend solutions, and implement initiatives
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Supply Planning, Marketing, Trade Marketing, and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts and the Sales & Operation Plan.
  • Work with the Supply Planning team on ensuring our demand is correctly allocated in the system between distribution centers.
  • Manage ad hoc special projects designed to help fine tune and progress the S&OP process
  • Performs ad-hoc analysis as requested by management

Basic Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in a forecasting or planning role with an emphasis on quantitative analysis and modeling, preferably in CPG industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Supply Chain preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, team member can work collaboratively with colleagues across all functions

Required Skills

  • Highly proficient in advanced use of Excel including use of filters, v-lookups, pivot tables, graphing, creating complex calculations with nested functions, etc.
  • Data driven and adept at implementing and/or designing statistical metrics
  • Excellent communication skills, team member can work collaboratively with colleagues across all functions
  • Develops well thought out actions plans to identify problems
  • Comfortable with analyzing and segmenting large data sets
  • Prioritizes work activities; plans and stays organized in order to meet commitments
  • Manages timelines; deals effectively with pressure
  • Multi-tasks by switching smoothly from one project or task to another
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for work progress
  • Takes initiative and seeks increased responsibilities
  • Takes independent action and works autonomously

Highly detail oriented

Company Description
Thai Union Group Public Company Limited or (listed in Stock Exchange of Thailand) is the world's most trusted seafood leader, leveraging its expertise, bringing high quality, safe, delicious and seafood products to customers across the world for over 40 years.

Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world's largest processor of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB120 Billion and a global workforce of over 46,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable and innovative seafood products.

The company is dedicated to producing sustainable, convenient and quality seafood products for healthy families worldwide. Its brand portfolio includes Thai-leading brands Sealect, Fisho, Marvo and Bellotta; as well as highly recognized international brands Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar and Rugen Fisch.

As a company committing to innovation and globally responsible business practices, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and the first Thai company in the food products sector to be recognized as a member of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets 2016 for the third year running.
As a global seafood leader, we have a responsibility to set the standard for social, environmental and economic responsibility.

We heeded our stakeholders' calls with SeaChange, Thai Union's sustainability strategy with measurable commitments to delivering real, lasting changes in the way we operate. SeaChange aims to drive a positive transformation throughout the global seafood industry.
For further information, please visit www.thaiunion.com

Chicken of the Sea

Why Work Here?

Bonus eligible! Great perks, people and potential! This is an exciting time to join a well-known company.

Thai Union Group Public Company Limited or (listed in Stock Exchange of Thailand) is the world's most trusted seafood leader, leveraging its expertise, bringing high quality, safe, delicious and seafood products to customers across the world for over 40 years. Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world's largest processor of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB120 Billion and a global workforce of over 46,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable and innovative seafood products. The company is dedicated to producing sustainable, convenient and quality seafood products for healthy families worldwide. Its brand portfolio includes Thai-leading brands Sealect, Fisho, Marvo and Bellotta; as well as highly recognized international brands Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar and Rugen Fisch. As a company committing to innovation and globally responsible business practices, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) and the first Thai company in the food products sector to be recognized as a member of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Emerging Markets 2016 for the third year running. As a global seafood leader, we have a responsibility to set the standard for social, environmental and economic responsibility. We heeded our stakeholders' calls with SeaChange, Thai Union's sustainability strategy with measurable commitments to delivering real, lasting changes in the way we operate. SeaChange aims to drive a positive transformation throughout the global seafood industry. For further information, please visit www.thaiunion.com

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2150 E. Grand Ave. El Segundo
El Segundo, CA
USA

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