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Demand Planning Analyst 3

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

As a Demand Planning Data Analyst, you will be primarily responsible for managing data and technical requirements for the Demand Planning group to ensure the strength and value of planning through the Sales and Operations Planning process.  In this role, you will maintain the system integrity of data and tools, generate monthly statistical forecasts, analyze demand trends to continuously improve demand management practices, and lead utilization of our systems. The position requires cross-functional collaboration, specifically with IT for the development of BI reporting and problem-solving data issues, and Supply Planning to coordinate the demand inputs of supply modeling.

Key Responsibilities

- Process and analyze monthly statistical forecasts

- Serve as IT liaison to ensure data integrity

- Lead Demand Planning Business Intelligence initiatives

- Translate data into meaningful business solutions and recommendations

- Ensure Demand Planning metrics and tracking results

- Maintain demand data for supply modeling, product classification and prioritization

- Meet strict timelines and exhibit excellent critical thinking by managing complex problems and exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills

- Facilitate user training sessions for relevant S&OP processes

- Provide ad-hoc modeling analysis, reporting and partner in continuous improvement projects

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

- 2+ plus years related experience and/or training required

- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to solve complex, non-routine problems required

- Demonstrated knowledge of production and inventory management and experience with a formal Sales and Operations Planning process preferred

- Experience with supply chain, demand planning and/or forecasting software is preferred

- Familiarity with PowerBI favored

- Exposure to Statistics via coursework or relevant job experience strongly preferred

- Computer competency working with various databases and spreadsheets

- Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills required

- Proficiency using Microsoft Office programs required

Job Requisition ID: 541

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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