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Demand Planning Analyst
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Job Family : Demand Planning
JOB PURPOSE :
Create and Manage Demand Plans for Direct Import product to achieve in-stocks, service levels and fill rate objectives.
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KEY PARTNERSHIPS :
Demand Planning Manager
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS ROLE :
Meets established performance standards for the role consistently, including (but not limited to) sales, in stocks / customer service, profit, inventory turn, productivity and attendance
Analysis / Strategy
Assist in providing an accurate and high quality production forecast supported by Sales & Operational Planning process and knowledge of statistical methods.
Review and analyze production plans & allocation using systems mainly PPS.
Consistent PPS Management to monitor exceptions and ensuring to address action plans.
Monitors weekly sales and order forecast to ensure service level and in-stock objectives are met
Prepares weekly reports to help review sales, inventory and receipts history; analysing sales and receipt patterns, determining exceptions on regular basis
Identify improvement and develop new analysis / reports to support business.
Coordinates with JCP Production Forecasting team to manage projections given to direct suppliers
Performs analysis to uncover opportunities and risks and communicates recommendations to the Production Planning Dallas team.
Need based communication and coordination with Direct Import replenishment vendors regarding forecast impacts, production needs and fill rate issues
COMPETENCIES NEEDED TO PERFORM EFFECTIVELY IN THIS ROLE :
Character - Is authentic, transparent, fair and honest in interactions with others; keeps confidences; does not misrepresent self for personal gain
Competence - Is skilled and has the experience required to do their job; understands and keeps up-to-date on competitive practices, market and industry trends, information and technology affecting their business and uses this knowledge to make effective decisions
Courage - Will stand up and do what’s right for the business and team even if the decision is not popular; will act in accordance with beliefs despite criticism
Service-Oriented - Gives full attention and consideration to the needs of others / customers, listens well and seeks to understand another point of view to help find the best solution or outcome;
communicates clearly and effectively; provides helpful assistance to others / customers
Cooperates - Actively participates on the team by sharing information; has positive attitude and is open to new and different ideas;
works productively with teams, seeks win / win solutions, puts the priorities and needs of the larger organization ahead of individual needs
Builds Relationships - Develops and fosters positive relationships with others over time; shows appreciation, support and respect for different styles, backgrounds, perspectives and needs
Thinks Critically - Interprets and processes information and ideas using logic and reason; develops sound conclusions based on evidence and data
Takes Initiative - Shows interest and takes action without being prompted; is motivated and resourceful in achieving successful results in a timely manner
Solves Problems - Uses information, experience and knowledge to develop quality answers and plans to challenges and issues;
actively looks for ways to help satisfy needs; is a continuous learner and pursues a high standard of performance
Detail Orientation -Gives careful attention to details and ensures nothing is left undone
Organization / Time Management - Plans and structures work; prioritizes tasks based on impact to sales, profit or customer experience;
executes tasks in an efficient manner
Education and Experience Requirements :
MBA, Graduate with equivalent work experience
Allocation, Planning, Buying, Merchandising, Inventory Control, Supply Chain, Finance, Retail Stores
Analytical, communication, time management, retail math, financial concepts, inventory management, team player / collaboration, sense of urgency
Requires Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access and other reporting tools.
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