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Sr. Forecast Analyst

FORECAST SR ANALYST (557283)

Job Summary

Position is responsible for creating, analyzing, implementing, and controlling forecasts. This includes domestic and international forecasts.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilize the ZFS system to analyze the Global sales forecast using models within the system.
  • Analyze domestic historical sales trends to project future sales by product line.
  • Gather and analyze future market trends by product line (with Global Product Managers).
  • Organize and coordinate efforts for new product rollouts to the field.
  • Provide ongoing support of data collection and analysis associated with strategic planning efforts including company and product-line sales projections.
  • Provide leadership as needed within the Planning department for OEM projects. 
    Develop and implement medium to large process improvements.

 

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Demonstrated experience in forecasting, organizing, and coordinating efforts.
  • Effective interpersonal/communication skills required.
  • Ability to write professional plans and reports in English.
  • Familiarity with TQM methods and industry quality/regulatory standards.
  • Preferences include: familiarity with APICS standards, JDE, ZFS and Manufacturing environments.

 

Education/Experience Requirements

  • College degree plus a minimum of 5 years professional experience in distribution, logistics, marketing or forecasting/planning, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiarity with TQM methods and industry quality/regulatory standards. Preferences include: familiarity with APICS standards, JDE, SAP and statistical forecasting tools.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating efforts.

 

Travel Requirements Up to 20%

If you are interested, please contact Laura Nahavandi.(518) 587- 0794 office 

laura.nahavandi@adp.com