J. R. Watkins

Forecast Analyst

Job Description

The position works with the Supply Chain team to support day-to-day development and execution of a multi-channel and multi-warehouse forecast plan and strategy, including compiling, analyzing, and sharing data to ensure accurate forecasting to support the Company's client base.
- Utilizes tools, processes and analytics to provide an inventory forecast to support all accounts and channels.
- Compiles, tracks, and reports on product needed to support internal sales teams and customer service departments, as well as, external customers to determine item forecasts.
- Collaborates with internal sales and external customer replenishment teams to review forecast and compare against other market data or trend reports.
- Analyzes and shares recommendations regarding promotional lifts, suggested inventory levels and other data to support accurate forecasting. Prepares and publishes period reviews showing forecast accuracy and suggested adjustments.
- Prepares and publishes inventory analysis specific to shelf life and works cross departmentally in support of product life cycle management.
- Supports inventory allocation and distribution order efforts.
Tracks and analyzes department metrics and KPI’s to aid in determining if goals are being met as set forth.
Four year Bachelor's Degree
Between 2 and 5 years
Licenses and Professional Certifications
None Required
Other Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other
business related degree
- Demonstrates intermediate (or higher) proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Minimum of 3-5 years of consumer goods experience working within forecasting, demand planning or supply chain management
General Competencies
Accountability;Collaboration;Communication;Customer Service;Integrity and Honesty;Self Development
Functional Competencies
Analytical Skills; Decision Making; Formal Presentation Skill; Technology Skills; Time and Activity Management
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Contact Information

Business Name: J. R. Watkins
Street: 150 Liberty Street
City/State/Zip: Winona, MN 55987-3707
Local Phone: (507) 457-3300
Fax: (507) 457-5950
Email: hr@jrwatkins.com
Website Address: http://www.jrwatkins.com

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