Lexington, Kentucky Planning & Forecast Analyst

Planning & Forecast Analyst              Location: Lexington, KY AREA


We are looking for a strong Planning and Forecast Analyst to focus on planning and work with external customers to drive supply chain functions to meet customer in stock goals, sales, inventory, and in stock rates.  This client is a multi-billion dollar manufacturing client.


This is an onsite role.


In this role, reporting to the Director of Demand Planning, you will be responsible for:


  • Optimize replenishment processes by creating accurate customer forecasts used for internal planning.
  • Create demand plan and adjust forecast as needed.
  • Lead forecast generation process.
  • Engage key retailers weekly to understand their sales plans and demands
  • Report demand forecasts, key performance metrics to internal and external customers
  • Collaborate with internal & external sales, planning, category management teams.
  • Identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies with partners.



Ideal Candidates will have:


  • 4 year degree required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Planning or Supply Chain
  • Experience with S&OP Process Improvement
  • Must have strong knowledge of forecasting, inventory, and service levels
  • Excellent relationship skills with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organization skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate with all levels both internally and externally.


If you are interested in discussing this position at a well-established, profitable, professional organization, then please reach out immediately. Please submit resumes directly to email below.


Verne Shaull

Email: VShaull@thenewellgroup.com

Website: www.thenewellgroup.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/verneshaull/

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