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Demand Planning-Analyst

Location: Noida, UP, India - Unit No. 1, 2/F. WTT Tower B WTT, C-1, Sector 16
Job ID: 1087034
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Dec 18, 2019

General Description

TITLE: 

JOBCODE(S): 

PROFILE EFFECTIVE DATE: 

Demand Planning Analyst 

 

 

 

Organization 

FLSA Status: 

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. 

 

REPORTS TO: 

KEY PARTNERSHIPS: 

Demand Planning Manager 

 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS ROLE: 

  • Performance Standards  

  • 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. 

 

  • Communication 

  • 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: 

 

CORE 

TRUST 

  • 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 

TEAMWORK 

  • 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 

RESULTS 

  • 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 

 

 

ROLE- 
SPECIFIC 

  • 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: 

  • Education  

  • MBA, Graduate with equivalent work experience  

  • 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. 

 

 

CAREER PATHING 

Roles that feed into this one: 

External hire 

Laterals – Roles this could feed into laterally: 

Promotion – Roles this could feed into upward: 

Sr Business Analyst 

 

Job Title: Demand Planning-Analyst
Location: Noida, UP, India - Unit No. 1, 2/F. WTT Tower B WTT, C-1, Sector 16
Job ID: 1087034

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