Demand Planning Analyst


Purchasing and Procurement

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St. Louis

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Saint Louis, MO - (USA) 622 Emerson Road Suite 110 MO Creve Coeur , MO - 63141 Phone : 314-721-2152



Job Description


Demand Planning Analyst is the first point of contact with Demand Planning (DP) internal customers to resolve forecast issues, provide interpretations and explanations of forecasts, and will work collaboratively with customer account teams to insure that DP forecasts accurately reflect customer plans. DP Analyst will also work closely with the demand planning statisticians to recommend improvements to demand planning models and calculations and with programmers to specify improvements or corrections needed in the forecast systems.


Continuously improve Demand Planning forecast accuracy and bias

- Regularly review forecasts and recalibrate forecast models as required.

- Monitor forecast quality measures and initiate corrective actions as necessary.

- Identify and address forecast issues.

- Evaluate input data quality (i.e. sales estimates, promotion plans, product data).

Respond to Demand Planning forecast inquiries in a timely manner.

- Provide explanations of forecast fluctuations to plant personnel.

- Investigate significant forecast deviations from actual shipments and communicate to Supply Chain Directors

- Respond to management requests regarding forecast issues and measures

Collaborate with account teams on forecast estimates

- Provide baselines to account teams and gain alignment.

- Advise on how to best communicate unique events.

- Provide account teams with training and education on planning processes

Perform adhoc analyses

- Produce and improve upon key performance indicators

- Conduct and participate in daily/weekly operations reviews

- Summarize forecast information as requested by management

- Analyze forecasts for patterns, trends, and improvement areas

- Present findings of analyses to stakeholders

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