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Demand Planning Analyst

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Boise
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.SummaryAs a demand planning analyst for the Simplot Global Food Integrated Business Planning (IBP) team, you will be in a strategic role that stretches your analytical expertise and your relationship building abilities to successfully work across marketing, sales, operations, project management, and supply chain. You will use quantitative data analysis and market intelligence to recommend adjustments to customer demand forecasts and predict sales trends. Keeping an eye out for bias and reducing forecast error are our key metrics for success, but you will also be called upon to run complex scenarios and present data and recommendations in a way that will effectively enable our business leaders to make the best decisions possible. Successful incumbents will quickly build relationships and establish themselves as the trusted Supply Chain advisor to the business and position the company to meet future demands for our customers.Key Responsibilities

  • Assists Sales and Marketing in developing formal analysis on the external environment and ensures resulting assumptions are integrated into Demand Plans.
  • Work with Sales, Marketing, and Supply planning teams to approve or reject potential new sales opportunities.
  • Run Time-Series Statistical modelling to keep forecast assumptions in check.
  • Assists Sales in the quantifying customer service level goals which are used to calculate safety stock targets and optimize the use of working capital.
  • Coordinates Pre-Demand Management Review distribution and analysis of monthly forecasts.
  • Facilitates the Pre-DMR Sales and Marketing review process.
  • Responsible for ensuring the effective update of Demand Planning metrics.
  • Assists in the development and management of product prioritization and allocation plans in conditions of constrained supply.
  • Assists with regular user training sessions for relevant S&OP processes.
  • Quickly analyze, create, and communicate possible scenarios for how to achieve business goals with stakeholders.Typical Education
    • Bachelor's Degree (Business, Statistics, and/or Data Science) from 4-year college or university.
    • Preference given to Master's degree and/or APICs certification.
    • Preference given to Oliver Wight training or knowledge of IBP best practices.Relevant Experience
      • 3-5+ Years of relevant experience (Supply Chain, S&OP,--IBP or data science--roles).
      • Preference given to Logility or SAP IBP tool experience.Preferred Skills:
        • Strength in basic Microsoft tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) with confidence in advance tools like SQL, PowerBI, Access, and Logility a plus.
        • Statistical Modeling knowledge and experience (Time-Series Modeling & Cause and Effect Modeling).
        • Storytelling and relationship building.
        • Ability to manage time and meet tight, but consistent deadlines.Job Requisition ID:--18874Travel Required:--Less than 10%Location(s):--Simplot Headquarters - Boise--Country:--United States**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Boise , Demand Planning Analyst, Professions , Boise, Idaho

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