Sales Forecast Analyst
Job ref: 62861-SFA | £25,000 - £35,000 DOE | Essex
We are seeking a talented individual to work for an innovative, high-quality food manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK.
The Sales Forecast Analyst is a customer facing role where you will be a key link between customer product demand and the production/planning teams. You will gather customer forecast and demand data, then carry out analysis to determine trends and anomalies.
- Set up and manage customer meetings to obtain their demand and forecast information.
- Execute statistical modelling software.
- Spotting trends and anomalies.
- Review the resulting statistical forecast model and amend in line with expected demand.
- Review promotional plans and forecast with sales.
- Amend statistical anomalies in the data utilising event models.
- Liaise with Supply Planning regarding new launches and stock run-outs.
- Liaise with Sales and NPD on profiles of new product launches.
You will have experience in a sales forecasting, demand planning or closely related role within a multi-SKU, FMCG/manufacturing/production business (most preferably food manufacturing).
Experience in business-to-business relationships is also required. You will have good analytical ability to interpret both projected and historic customer sales data to calculate future customer demand levels.
You will possess excellent communication skills, a good level of Excel plus ideally knowledge of forecasting or demand planning software such as Forecast Pro, NetSuite, Demand Smoothie, Netstock, Demand Solutions, SAP, Access, Oracle or Microsoft Dynamics.
The Sales Forecast Analyst job is based in Essex and is paying £25,000 - £35,000 according to experience.
How to apply
If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Sales Forecast Analyst job, please click the Apply button.
What happens next?
On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.
b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.
Alternate job titles
Production Planner | Supply Chain Planner | Demand Planner | Forecast Planner | Food Manufacturing Demand Planning Jobs | Supply Planner | Essex | Home Counties / East Anglia