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Supply Chain Forecast Analyst

Purchase, New York
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Job Description

Auto req ID: 161466BR

Job Description

Member of the forecasting function owning the entire forecast for all of PepsiCo Global Concentrate Solutions concentrate and bag-in-boxes produced within the U.S and Canada. This position is a function of the North America Supply Chain Department and will work with a SR. Forecast Analyst. This position is an individual contributor role responsible for the front end bottler sales forecasting enabling the optimization of production, inventory, & distribution throughout the entire Pepsi Concentrate Supply Chain. This position directly supports over 3 billion 8oz case equivalents annually.

Own and execute the final demand Concentrate Sales forecasting function within our current Prevail system. (Managing all Concentrate forecasts as it relates to marketing initiatives, packaging, trade promotions, & seasonality.)

  • Own all Prevail maintenance activities ensuring its integrity; including product set ups, model revisions, seasonality analysis and exceptions management
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the continuous forecasting improvement agenda focusing on optimal business processes and increasing forecasting accuracy throughout the BU. (Managing over 1000 SKU Operation combinations throughout the U.S. and Canadian markets)
  • Update Forecast Reports on weekly basis and analyze drivers of opportunities that enable corrective actions
  • Develop processes and reports to support an effective rollout model for all new product launches
  • Collaborate with supply planners to collectively maintain optimal levels of inventory while maximizing customer service levels
  • Develop effective relationships with internal and external customers (i.e. integration managers / plants / warehouses )Recognize and apply PepsiCo’s Global Control Standard (GCS) methodology:
  • Lead the GCS agenda for the demand forecasting processes by keeping flowcharts and SOPs updated and ensuring compliance of all key and supporting controls

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Detailed knowledge and experience (preferred) in inventory management, demand forecasting, and demand planning applications. Preferred experience within the food industry with exposure to perishable products
  • Works well with minimal supervision
  • Team Player with demonstrated proven success working within own department and influencing cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical skills –Basic understanding of statistical modeling techniques, strong problem identification and resolution skills
  • Savvy negotiation skills – Uses informal networks to influence and deliver initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working with cross functional teams across multiple businesses (i.e. warehouses / plants / 3rd party providers..)
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or industrial engineering

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular


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