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Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 9:36 PM

Job Description:/h3:
SUMMARY
The Demand Planning Analyst provides reporting and variance analysis to support key purchasing and forecasting objectives. This includes but not limited to publishing fill rate performance, inventory to days:on:hand target, strategic purchase and promotion evaluation, forecast accuracy, and related root:cause / corrective action analysis reports. This position is also responsible for the data mining required to assemble and build reports. The analyst will work closely with the Directors of Purchasing and associated buyers to build site improvement plans with corresponding KPIs and reporting.

ESSENTIAL
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following responsibilities at a high level.
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Manages site level fill rate performance reporting, tools, and trends
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Analyzes daily fill rate root cause variance explanation. Highlights key fill rate loss items and builds action plan with the buyers to get fill rate performance at/above target levels.
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Works closely with Demand Planning to understand statistical supply:demand forecast models which account for both natural variances (seasonality, product life cycle) and artificial (open houses, large scale promotions) demand variances.
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Monitors site inventory levels by vendor/by item to identify risk in targeted fill rates, inventory days:on:hand, and inventory working capital while constantly reconciling against established inventory targets
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Works with Forecasting Manager to maintain SKU, vendor, and customer segmentation class based on sales velocity, sales volume, and product margin contribution.
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Analyzes VFR performance and has corrective action discussion with vendor managers
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Effectively works across functional teams including demand planning, sales, marketing, operations and finance to obtain relevant data and insights on future demand.
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Analyzes root causes of forecast error and works with the Purchasing Director and buyers to adjust the operational forecast to improve accuracy.
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Participate with demand planning in the Sales and Operations Planning (S and OP) process, to collect and provide feedback on future demand shifts.
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Monitor Key Performance Indicator (KPI) goals and communicate results to buyers in the context of isolating deficiencies for improvement and generates reports to improve the business
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Work with both demand planning and purchasing to identify and communicate inventory issues, including but not limited to, inventory obsolescence, damaged product, new product launches, shipping/receiving discrepancies, promotions, and inventory rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS
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Experience building spreadsheets and analyzing data
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Experience mining, cleansing, and normalizing data
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Knowledge and experience with purchasing and demand forecasting best practices
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Strong analytical, research, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
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Demonstrates persuasion, active listening and effective communication, and interpersonal relations skills with both internal and external customers
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High level of attention to detail, sense of urgency, and commitment to continuous improvement

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
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Bachelors degree, 5+ years experience in a business field such as economics, logistics, supply chain management, operations management, finance or statistical analysis.
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Familiar with operation supply chain systems.
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Proficiency with Microsoft Office including a high level of Excel expertise.
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Experience using Demand Resource Planning (DRP) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for data mining, analysis, reporting, master data upkeep, and replenishment execution required (AS400 background strongly preferred).

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment
Company Description:/h3:
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• Location: North DFW

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