Forecast & supply chain analyst


Guyancourt France

Loisir, sport, tourisme
Selon profil
14/12/2018   Loisir, sport, tourisme Selon profil

Responsible for overseeing the sales and operations, analytics reporting and forecasting process for France. In addition, assist with operational inventory planning and replenishment processes.

Responsabilities :

  • Operations Planning:
      • Conduct monthly S&OP reviews for the business, in France.
      • Drive accountability through the sales, operations, marketing, and supply chain team to deliver monthly plans and reports. 
      • Create communications forums to address off-cycle problems and close gaps to plan. 
      • Drive continuous improvement of accuracy and benefit of the S&OP process prepare all data and metrics for review, identify gaps and scenarios that must be presented, guide final decision making on open items and trade-offs, and prepare escalations for executive review where appropriate. 
      • Closely understand the dynamics of the local market place and have the ability to develop an in-depth knowledge of all the forces at play, POS, competitors, pricing and products;
  • Reporting and Analysis:
      • Create corporate reports to monitor sales performance and market share.
      • Develop a clear, scalable database structure to warehouse all POS data. 
      • Prepare ad-hoc analyses and materials to evaluate existing FRANCE performance and brand volumes.
  • Forecasting and Planning:
      • Work with the sales team to regularly update and maintain monthly itemforecasts based on projected sales trends. 
      • Liaise with global Supply Chain team to prepare all necessary documentation for the monthly forecast review.
      • Maintain reports to track forecast accuracy and variance versus budget.
      • Evaluate domestic inventory needs and provide recommendations on required volumes.
  • Inventory and Instock Management:
      • Be responsible for procurement of inventory requirements in France, and liaise with appropriate stakeholders to see goods through to WH for fulfilment. 
      • Build and manage item ladders that project sales and inventory requirements for each customer.
      • Review order flows and understand the lead time requirements to plan goods arriving into warehouse to meet retail instore requirements.
      • Create and implement replenishment policies.
      • Review store level detail to analyze top selling stores and ensure replenishment, as well as help to maximize/market our product to stores, while managing down the slow stores.
      • Administrate PO revisions to manage product levels in stores to avoid low in-stocks and end of year liability inventory.

Your profile: 

  • A minimum of 5 years of account and operations planning experience in a similar role;
  • Experience working with toys or similar products, with knowledge of Analytics & Operations best practices.
  • Toy or consumer goods industry and retail knowledge.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification, such as a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or Finance. 
  • Must be able to speak fluent English.
  • Applying Expertise and Technical Capability: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job well and applies this expertise accordingly, including:
        • An ability to develop and build cross-cultural, cross-functional relationships, and experience operating with overseas headquarters and Hong/Kong and China based peers
        • Working knowledge of overseas manufacturing and sourcing;
        • Strong computer literacy;
        • Excellent skills in Excel, Power Point, and Access.
        • Ability to aggregate large amounts of data quickly and efficiently.
        • Familiarity with forecasting (Demantra) and MRP systems.
        • Exposure to demand planning, forecasting; management of domestic inventory.
  • Presenting and Communicating with Impact:
        • Communicates for impact, clarity and connection.
        • Speaks fluently; expresses opinions, observations, key information and rationale clearly so that others understand.
        • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives: Works hard and stays focused on important goals, prioritising efforts accordingly. Uses economic, financial, market and industry data to understand and improve business results. Organises self and resources towards the pursuit of objectives. Relating and Networking: Relates to others in a confident and relaxed manner. Builds effective relationships with customers, suppliers and the team, and cross functionally.
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