Demand Planning Analyst I

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We are looking for a highly analytical person experienced in forecasting and trending consumer goods sold at U.S. mass retailers. The analyst will be responsible for managing all aspects of sales forecasting including reporting and making recommendations based on trends. The Demand Planning Analyst will also be responsible for ensuring that all details of our sales and promotional programs are forecasted in accordance with internal processes and systems.

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What is your mission?

You will provide the best service to our partner brands by performing these tasks:

  • Drive Demand Planning discipline with Sales Managers
  • Analyze POS, inventory, and shipment information for designated channels of distribution
  • Meet PMI-established forecast accuracy metrics
  • Deliver accurate reporting materials
  • Work with Sales Managers to prepare forecasts and budgets
  • Track variances between existing forecasts, plans, and actuals to provide guidance and assistance in understanding trends and future impact. Measure and monitor forecast accuracy and determine the causes of forecast variances
    • Mid-month forecast review – exception report level
    • Month-end forecast review – detailed item level
    • Monthly forecast accuracy review – detailed item level
  • Monthly and Quarterly financial review vs. forecast and budget – Sales manager and Account level
  • Identify trends, provide insights, and make product recommendations based on account-specific data, market trends, and competitive data
  • Prepare ongoing promotional analysis by the program to measure the effectiveness
  • Assist in category reviews – scorecards, analysis, retailer-specific requests
  • Manage POS data
  • Other duties as necessary

Who are we looking for? 

  • Knowledge of Major Retailer's POS systems (Retail Link, POL, Workbench).
  • Knowledge of Oracle systems (Demantra, Sales Cloud)
  • 3 years of experience working in Microsoft Excel and Demantra
  • 4-year college degree or equivalent related experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when giving and taking information in writing, in person, and over the phone.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel is required
  • Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail.
  • Good personal skills with the ability to effectively work with individuals and groups at all organizational levels; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good time-management, organizational, problem-prevention, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong analytical ability with active listening skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines.
  • Ability to study and apply new information.
  • Possess a work ethic that includes neatness and punctuality.
  • Experience working with Oracle 
  • Has high proficiency in Smartsheet

Company Perks

Free learning and development courses for your personal and career growth

Comprehensive HMO benefits and insurance since day 1

Dynamic company events

Above-industry salary package and incentives

Opportunities for promotion

Free meals and snacks

Our Values

Worldwide, strongly uphold our values to be of service to our people, our clients, and our community.


We consider our people as the foundation of our success.


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We pride ourselves on helping our clients reach their full potential.


We do things right and we get the job done.