Senior Demand Analyst

Yeti Custom Shop Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you'll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you'll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD.

The Senior Demand Analyst will partner closely with our sales team to provide concise demand forecasting, reporting and insights into consumer behavior. This individual needs to be highly analytical with the ability to synthesize data and build sophisticated forecast models. They must be a collaborative problem-solver, who not only understands the numbers, but also the broader business context around them. They must be creative in their approach to finding and analyzing data. To be successful, this person must be able to create forecast models, communicate assumptions, and identify revenue risks & opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize sales data, order pace, promotional calendar, web traffic, consumer insights, and strong analytics to develop item-level forecasting for multiple sales channels

  • Develop & maintain forecast models based off historical trends and anticipated demand drivers as part of the monthly S&OP process

  • Work collaboratively with business partners to better understand and account for changes in qualitative inputs to increase forecast accuracy

  • Collaborate on new product forecasts with Category Management, Sales, and Marketing

  • Review sales vs. forecasts to dynamically update projections and explain any variances by working closely with our sales teams

  • Analyze consumer response to price changes, promotions and innovation

  • Analyze and improve forecast accuracy; effectively determine sources of error and implement appropriate improvement plans

  • Provide input to the Supply Planning department in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs

  • Own various ad hoc analysis and presentations as needed for Sales, Finance & Senior Management

  • Lead projects and initiatives focused on improving productivity and simplifying processes throughout the organization

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics, Analytics, or related field

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience with at least 3 years' experience in demand and/or sales forecasting and analytics

  • Demonstrated proficiency in forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts

  • Strong technical skills with experience building statistical models, ideally leveraging R, Python, or SQL

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency

  • Intermediate Tableau proficiency

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Attention to detail, strong business acumen, love digging into data and finding drivers to demand

  • Combine curiosity with critical thinking and good judgment, and likes asking "why" to unravel a seemingly complex problem and get to the root cause

  • Self-starter and persistent with strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Is known for developing and delivering results on a timely basis

  • Able to work in an ambiguous, fast-growing team-first environment

  • Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Senior Demand Analyst

Yeti Custom Shop