The Demand Planning Analyst position is responsible for all forecasting and demand planning activities for Stanley Black & Decker portfolio and product launches in Brazil.
The professional is the highly visible interface to sales, marketing, finance, pricing and supply chain. This position leads S&OP dialogue with key counterparts in these departments and provides input to business plans.
Use and maintain Demand Planning tool parameters and assumptions, for approximately 9,000 SKUs.
Facilitate collaborative planning process with stakeholders to reach consensus (prepare material, lead S&OP meetings with stakeholders, recommend demand adjustment based on changes and market trends, add, modify data and ensure the correctness of product hierarchy).
Create, execute and aggregate statistical forecasts.
Prepare and maintain Latin America reports to support demand planning process
Conduct demand analyzes (short and long term), ensuring the methods and demand processes are followed.
Analyze data relevant for sales forecast construction (sales history, market trends, seasonality, promotions and events).
Provide input to Supply Planning team in developing inventory strategies.
Experience with sales planning, demand planning, S&OP, inventory management, operations, supply chain or other related areas.
A proven expertise in planning and analysis in an international environment, and preferably in Retail Industry.
Bachelor’s Degree completed.
Advanced English and Intermediary Spanish.
Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel and Power Point).
Knowledge of ERP systems will be highly desirable. JDA System is a plus.
Strong analytical skills and strategic mindset.
Ability to engage and influence leaders across the organization to realize the benefits of the S&OP process.
Action oriented, creativity, career ambition, customer focus, functional / technical skills, presentation skills and drive for results competencies.