Collaborative, Planning, Forecast, & Replenishment Analyst

at Unilever in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Collaborative, Planning, Forecast, & Replenishment (CPFR) Analyst position requires the management of Sam’s inventory replenishment at the SKU level using various system tools such Retail Link and Madrid. This role will drive Supply Chain activities; help meet customer in-stock goals, inventory targets, overall Sales goals, and maintain fill rates. The CPFR work optimizes Sam’s replenishment process and it ultimately benefits Unilever’s Supply Chain by generating a more accurate (baseline) customer forecast that can be used for internal planning. These activities require tight internal business linkages and communication is critical for success. This position is the focal point of the tactical demand forecast at customer level. Numerous interfaces requiring experience, good judgement, people skills, process understanding occur. Presentation of data to management is required for KPI updates Who You Are & What You’ll Do

+ Optimize Sam’s replenishment process to meet In-stock, Inventory and Sales objectives while maintaining fill rates

+ Lead weekly meetings with Sam’s and key internal stakeholders to identify in-stock opportunities and provide actionable recommendations

+ Communicate relevant changes in inventory, in-stocks, or POS Trends for internal forecasts to internal Supply Chain

+ Prioritize workload by using multiple internal and external reports effectively

+ Manage projects that are within the scope of driving Supply Chain or Customer Replenishment efficiencies

What You’ll Need To Succeed

+ Undergraduate degree in Logistics or Business-related fields.

+ 1-3 years relevant analyst, forecasting, or planning experience

+ Excellent data management and analytical skills are required

+ Certification in Supply Chain Academy or APICS is a plus

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Job Category: Supply Chain

Job Type: SC Customer Service Spec

Industry: Unilever_Experienced_Professionals

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Job Posting: JC222336277

Posted On: Aug 28, 2022

Updated On: Nov 05, 2022