Forecast Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Milton

Recochem Inc.

Recochem is leading the way in offering global thermal management, emission control, vehicle care and household solutions that provide protection & safety to consumers and to the environment.
Recochem excels at turning consumer insights into innovation while driving In-depth category expertise and building power brands that align to consumer preference. Our innovative solutions

are backed by R&D expertise and next-level education.


Our progressive supply chain is unmatched, with 16 factories across the globe.
Recochem’s solutions include coolant/antifreeze, EV thermal fluids, performance fluids, diesel exhaust fluid, windshield washer fluids, car care, rust preventatives, household solvents & winterizing solutions.

This position is responsible for analyzing sales data and preparing forecasts, building 18-month rolling consensus forecasts in collaboration with the Commercial team and making continuous efforts to improve the sales forecasts for USA and Canada.
The Forecast Analyst will report on one level to the Team Leader, but also to the Demand Planning and Inventory Manager on another.



Responsibilities

Analyze and develop statistical demand forecasts based on historical sales, promotional plans, market trends, new product introductions, end of life and product rationalization;
Monitor sales of new products, update forecasts and report on sale trends, and inventory levels to cross-functional teams to maximize sales and minimize inventory liabilities;
Assign, manage, and maintain statistical models at the item/customer/warehouse/segment/sales team level
Ensure the forecasting process within the S&OP process is maintained on a monthly basis
Collaborate with the commercial team, purchasing/MRP teams and scheduling teams to ensure accuracy of the demand in the system;
Maintain data integrity of the forecasting tool
Create consensus agendas for the forecast review, and lead meetings with the segment leads on a monthly basis;
Review, maintain, and analyze forecast accuracy reports to identify outliers, and root causes, and make adjustments
Create ad hoc reporting as necessary.
Promote continuous improvement of forecasting processes, procedures and policies;



Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related field;
Strong understanding of statistical forecasting in a business/supply chain setting
Certified Professional Forecaster (IBF certification) an asset;
3-5 years of previous related work experience;
E xperience in forecasting e-commerce is an asset
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others to deliver strong business results. (Good communication skills, both written and spoken);
Ability to build strong and productive relationships with cross-functional teams. (Interpersonal skills);
Ability to sort through complex data to convert analysis into insights, identify core issues and develop actionable plans. Comfortable making conclusions with incomplete information. (Analytical and problem-solving skills);
Sense of initiative and quality improvement oriented;
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel skills are required and experience with Access is preferred.

Apply and be part of our journey in securing journeys for consumers worldwide!

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