Business Analyst - Tampa, FL in Tampa, FL at Signode

Date Posted: 1/22/2022

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SUMMARY 

The S&OP Analyst will support the organization by modeling future customer needs and building the appropriate inventory strategy to meet those needs.? The Analyst is responsible for creating and maintaining the sales forecasts and demand plan for a portfolio of products.?  


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 


Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Essential Functions: 

  • Calculating statistical baseline forecasts based on raw sales data. 

  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models and evaluate forecast results. 

  • Interact with Sales, Marketing and Customer Service departments to understand demand forecast drivers. 

  • Perform quarterly stock profile and stocking level reviews. 

  • Coordinate with the Production Scheduler and Buyers to expedite manufacturing or procurement when needed. 

  • Calculate On-Time Delivery (OTD) performance, First-Time Fill Rate, and Forecast Accuracy metrics. 

  • Report OTD, Fill Rate, & Forecast Accuracy metrics and perform root cause & corrective action analysis to drive continuous improvement initiatives. 

  • Build incremental sales forecasts (event based, promotional lifts etc.). 

  • Facilitate the monthly forecast collaboration meetings with key account managers. Review prior month's forecast accuracy and assess rolling 12-month forward forecast. 

  • Prepare and monitor forecasted KPI's on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, recommending corrective actions as necessary. 

  • Analyze actual sales and emerging trends in comparison to forecasts & calculate forecast accuracy. 

  • Building new product launch or extension forecasts to support company growth and submit accurate demand projections to supply chain. 

  • Provide input in developing inventory strategies for existing items, new products, and product phase-outs. 

  • Communicate with supply chain manager, operations manager, and production scheduling to provide information on daily/ weekly changes to demand. 

  • Champion process improvements to optimize the Supply Chain function. 


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 

Education:?  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations or Supply Chain Management or equivalent education and experience 


Experience and Abilities: 

  • Experience facilitating Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning (SIOP) processes 

  • Highly tuned analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to use facts and data to drive discussions and develop clear/actionable reports and presentations 

  • Knowledge of advanced analytical and data science techniques is a plus 

  • Knowledge of forecasting models and techniques preferred 


Interpersonal, Communication, and Influencing Skills: 

  • Developing and maintaining very strong relationships at all levels of the organization 

  • Excellent listening and communication skills  

  • Ability to translate technical operational concepts into ordinary business terms and ideas 


Computer skills: 

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Outlook,?et al) 

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel (Pivot Tables, VLookup, Charts, etc.) 

  • Knowledge of databases & ERP systems (Navision preferred)

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at HRRecruiting@signode.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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