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Forecast Analyst

  • Location:

    Tunbridge Wells, Kent

  • Sector:

    Freight & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth

  • Contact email:

    lizzie.fowler@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    TUN/42913_1560252727

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    11/07/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

DO YOU HAVE FMCG PLANNING/FORECASTING EXPERIENCE??

The successful candidate will also be able to work well under pressure, will be a good communicator, able to work to deadlines and will have good computer knowledge.

Working within the Planning Department, this is an exciting opportunity for a Forecast Analyst to provide the business with an accurate short, medium and long term forecast for all products.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a background within a busy planning team within a manufacturing environment. The candidate will ideally suit to a fast paced environment, preferably within FMCG.
The successful candidate will be responsible for producing day to day production forecasts and plans and a detailed rolling 12 week forecast for wider business purposes. You will also monitor and record the factory`s progress against the schedules.


Your main duties will include:
" To ensure the forecast is accurate at all times given the information provided
" Provide data analysis for future analysis
" Point of contact within the business for forecasting questions (internal and external department)
" To regularly liaise with the customer to ensure our forecasts are aligned to theirs
" To provide information to the department including but not exhaustive to: forecast / order swings, general issues which may affect the department
" Build relationships with key Supply Chain contacts
" Work closely with Commercial account managers
" Create new forecast file, by Financial year
" Build Year on Year comparisons, track weather, previous trends or anomalies
" Monitor in detail customer service level
" Maintain KPI`s in details
" Issue all forecast related reports as necessary
" Work alongside the Planning Manager. e.g develop retail site links, analyse in store availability and waste


If you have the right skills and experience then please apply today!!

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