Position Title: Demand Planning Analyst
Location: Huntersville, NC.
Reports to: Manager, Demand Planning
This position will be responsible for assisting in the Food Division North America Demand Planning function. This role will play a key part in developing a long term demand plan through the S&OP process and utilizing key metrics to measure the success of the plan.
Perform duties as forecast analyst for assigned accounts and product categories.
Maintain a customer and product family based demand forecast using SAP.
Track and monitor performance and provide analysis of actual performance versus marketing and sales forecast
Work closely with sales, sales planning to identify trends and manage cost specific issues
Partner with sales, sales planning and trade strategy to integrate promotional calendar and new item calendar into S&OP process
Participate in demand planning phase of the S&OP process and function as team member of the S&OP process
Maintain customer scorecard measuring forecast accuracy, service metrics, and total sales vs. established goals.
Provide analysis and reports as required to drive forecast accuracy improvement
Work with capacity and sales planning team to manage product transitions and promotions.
Continuously monitor statistical forecast models to ensure the best fit is being utilized
Bachelor's Degree BS/BA in Business, Finance, Marketing Supply Chain or Logistics
1-3 years of analytical/systems experience
Proven analytical and process skills
Demonstrated success in problem solving
Strong interpersonal skills
Success working in a matrix environment
Financial acumen coupled with effective inter-personal style
Strong working knowledge of systems (Excel, Access, etc.)
Track record of cross-functional interaction preferred
Experience with SAP software a plus.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.