25 days old

Statistical Forecast Analyst

Atlanta, GA 30339
JobTitle: Statistical Forecast Analyst
Job ID: 367482_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
The Statistical Forecast Analyst position is responsible for the development of The Home Depot sales forecast at the Store/SKU level. With input from the appropriate Replenishment Analysts, they establish Store/SKU clustering, Seasonal selling profiles and exception reporting criteria for their assigned product categories. They will make appropriate adjustments as dictated by forecast accuracy. The Statistical Forecast Analyst will work collaboratively with the Replenishment Analysts in reviewing and resolving forecast exceptions and ensuring the business strategies are appropriately implemented and maintained in the system. They will be required to interpret data based on specific statistical criteria and to synthesize the findings from the analysis. The Statistical Forecast Analyst will participate in strategic process improvements initiatives by analyzing business processes, procedures and monitoring the progress.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
60% Develop statistical forecast models by SKU/Store groups, establish parameters for Forecast exception reporting and make appropriate revisions as indicated from the exception reporting. Track forecast accuracy at various product and store hierarchy levels. Identify and mitigate sources of forecast variance through collaboration with Inventory Analysts and Upper Management.
10% Establish business rules for shaping customer demand in collaboration with functional partners regarding product seasonality, product knowledge and Merchandising strategies. Ensure forecast models are adjusted for changing business strategies and product assortments.
10% Share insights, challenge assumptions and identify drivers of forecast variance with appropriate Replenishment analysts and Management. The associate will provide formal training and on-going mentoring for the Replenishment Analysts.
10% The individual must perform other tasks regarding forecasts and sales analysis as deemed appropriate by the Manager.
10% Analyze, identify and implement opportunities for improvements to the forecasting process. Contributes significant participation in cross functional projects by developing timelines and coordinating teams across each area, ensuring on time delivery of goals and requirements.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position generally reports to a Manager or Sr. Manager
Responsible for helping others and providing on-the-job training or guidance
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

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Posted: 2020-12-22 Expires: 2021-02-13

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