To own sales analysis and sales forecasting, with the intended aim of improving information availability, forecast accuracy and production planning.
Large, privately owned manufacturing business based at Sutton-In-Ashfield
Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
Interact with sales, marketing, customers and finance to understand demand forecast drivers, customer and product profitability.
Utilise a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for forecasting
Provide input to the Supply Planning organisation in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans through sales and operations planning.
Produce weekly sales reports highlighting performance against budget and previous year
Provide technical support for Sales Management reports, supporting sales campaigns either through live MI or specified ad hoc reporting.
Coordinate sales Budget and reforecasting processes
You will be a commercially minded financial / sales analyst with an appreciation of forecasting within Manufacturing or Retail
35-40k plus benefits