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Demand Analyst

Company: Spectrum Brands Inc.
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Division Information The Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) business of Spectrum Brands is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders\' hardware, faucets, and commercial locksets and doors, with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset--, Weiser--, Baldwin--, National Hardware--, Stanley--, FANAL--, Pfister---, EZSET--, and Tell. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders\' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister), and #1 in U.S. retail commercial locksets. Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia. Job Summary The primary role of the Demand Analyst is to create a Demand Plan for certain channels and to compile reports related to the Demand Plan. This entry-level role is focused on aiding Demand team in analysis of key drivers for creating and managing consumer demand signals to align supply chain and company resources. Tasked with preparing reports that provide data insights and influence on forecast accuracy. Hands-on worker who will work with other functional teams and the Demand Planning team to help with the development of a consensus demand forecast plan for hand-off to the Supply Planning team. Primary Duties & Responsibilities * 40% Analysis * Reviewing forward statistical forecast models and adjust as needed * Consolidating customer forecast, outline conditions, adjusting parameters and recalculate forecast as needed * Adjusting Safety Stock of items as needed * 30% Reporting * Running Reports utilizing Excel / Publishing Reports * Investigating any results that are off target and consulting with others to wire up analysis before publishing * 10% Communicating * Consulting with Sales/Customers on forward plans * 10% Process Monitoring * Suggest process improvements based on data collection observations * 10% Other/As Needed Education and Experience Profile Minimum: * 1+ year of experience in Supply Chain and/or * Associates Degree or equivalent experience required Preferred but not required: * Bachelor's degree desired, preferably in Engineering/ Operations/ Supply Chain Management/Mathematics * APICS CPIM, CFPIM, or CSCP Certification Required Skills * Strong analytical abilities and advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot charts, VLOOKUP and experience with very large data sets * Familiarity with MS Powerpoint * Strong attention to detail * Strong mathematical / statistical abilities Work Environment Working conditions are normal for an office environment. However, travel conditions include prolonged flights, car travel, and other exposures such as unusual weather or food, as expected during international travel. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. #LI-TN

Keywords: Spectrum Brands Inc., Lake Forest , Demand Analyst, Professions , Lake Forest, California

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