Sr Planner, Forecasting (Hybrid)

City of Industry, CA 91791

Posted: 03/22/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 2425 Pay Range: $90,000 to $100,000 / Annually + Bonus

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Forecasting & Planning Analyst for a global leader in the beauty and cosmetics category. The company is located in Walnut, CA and this is a hybrid role and this role is required to be in the office 3 days a week.  

Position Summary
The Senior Forecasting & Planning Analyst is responsible for determining the best metrics to use when providing the most accurate representation of the forecast. This person is responsible for forecast modeling and is the integration point into the sales and commercial organization. This position leads the dialogue regularly for respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales and Marketing reporting data to planning team for mainly North America.

Essential Tasks, Duties, & Responsibilities
  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function
  • With input from the Sales Channel Team, Business Development Leads, and Independent Representatives create and maintain the monthly Sales forecast for the North America Channel
  • Book, coordinate, and host regular meetings focused on forecasts
  • Support monthly Sales & Operations and Executive review meetings and New Product Consensus Meetings
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results
  • Support planning team to interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing, and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecast system tool
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs 
  • Develop recommendations for process improvement within organization
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed by management
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or other related fields
  • 3-5 years’ demand planning experience in manufacturing and/or CPG trading preferred
  • Ability to work effectively within a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and forecasting skills
  • Strong communication and analytical ability
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and specifically Microsoft Excel
  • In-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and statistical forecasting methodologies
  • Experience with ERP and data warehouse tools
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Highly detail-oriented with effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow through

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