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Job Req ID:  19140
Date: 
Location: 

New York, NY, US

Functional area:  Supply Chain
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job
Business area:  Fragrances

 

 

 

Demand Planning Analyst

Mission:

Own Demand Planning process on key brands for the US Market. To build an accurate gross sales forecast by gathering market intelligence data, working closely with Local and Global teams in order to allow product availability, high service levels and contributing to optimized global inventory levels. To follow up on the alignment between the forecast and budget, understanding any discrepancies. To support and drive the Sales & Operational Planning process under the leadership of Demand Planning Director.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand the market dynamics of seasonality, competitive activity, trends and sales objectives for US market, to make value-added modifications.
  • Responsible for current inventory levels and future projections against sell-out plans and consumer trends.
  • Ensure demand plan accuracy and consumption to achieve financial plans.
  • Work with Supply Planning to adjust plans for opportunities and constraints.
  • Provide visibility on short and long term sales forecast to Global Demand Planning team.
  • Monitor and control KPI's: Forecast Accuracy, DIO TAM, Service Level.
  • Lead and develop US Demand Planning initiatives based on market and business needs as the business continually evolves.
  • Strong cross-functional partner for sales, marketing, customer service, logistics and finance team in the US office, serving as the point person for key information.
  • Evaluate shipment patterns and seasonal sales, as well as monitor inventory to gain insights in order to prepare accurate forecasting plans and recommendations to leadership.
  • Communicate significant forecast changes and what-if projections in line with operating strategy; review latest supply situation; and manage resulting forecast updates.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or four years of related work experience (plus any additional required experience)
  • 2-4 years’ of related experience in Supply Chain Management, Demand Planning, Inventory Management
  • North America Market experience (USA) is a must
  • Beauty industry or CPG experience preferred.
  • Expert in Excel
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Demonstrated operational effectiveness and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrates high EQ and interpersonal skills.
  • Can work effectively with manager and teams, but also independently.

 

 

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