demand planning analyst resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Demand Planning Analyst, 07/2018 - Current
2U Arlington, VA,
  • Responsible for $50MM budgeted sales demand forecasts of branded and privately labelled bath hardware and home hardware product goods sold across mass, mass omni, and mid-tier customer channels domestically and internationally
  • Creation, modeling, and maintenance of a dynamic 13 month rolling demand forecast in JD Edwards representing annual customer financial sales budget expectations at corporate level
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to plan executions of inventory strategies
  • Quantitative analysis of current and historical data sources including sales, shipments, POS, inventory levels internally/externally, seasonal curves, LT, and supply chain conditions to create accurate assumptions for future replenishment and event forecasts
  • Utilize various statistical models with linear growth/loss scenarios as well as regression modeling to identify variables that have impacted historical demand to determine if any should be modeled
  • Make timely appropriate adjustments to forecast when assumptions and actualized data are misaligned or should unforeseen circumstances arise
  • Exception reporting – identifying gaps in the forecast, sales, and inventory positions to proactively respond making appropriate adjustments
  • Monthly in-depth reporting comparing actualized sales dollars, POS data, and inventory positions to the previous monthly call at
  • MTD, YTD, and YOY levels
  • Creation and execution of buy plans with turn assumptions for initial loads, replenishment, and safety stock
  • Inventory optimization using PKMS to monitor inventory transactions and logistical transit statuses throughout the supply chain
  • Track container discharge and receipt timing
  • Ensure targeted WOS and safety stock are at adequate levels in DC to meet shifting customer demand patterns
  • Partner with operations to track, meet, and exceed KPI goals for capacity, DOH, service fill rates, and OTIF
  • Responsible for managing OH inventory valued at $1.5MM
  • Communicate with buyers and logistics is China to ensure purchase orders are executed on time, in production, and that LT information is accurate
  • Observe for delays and disruptions across the supply chain responding accordingly
  • Cross functional collaboration with sales, marketing, customer service, buyers, vendors, logistics, and operations as the SME for my role
  • Adhoc reporting and analysis on specified data sets
  • Daily use of Excel pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, macros, data slicers, and other functions as needed
  • Track, meet, and exceed KPI goals where planning and operations are responsible
  • Pursue CI using LEAN methodologies to identify and reduce waste
  • Engage with teams to determine root cause analysis and counter measures for processes that are not successful
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification in 2018.
Marketing Analyst, 07/2016 - 06/2018
Abound Credit Union Leitchfield, KY,
  • Managed all skus selling under the Hanes, Champion, WonderBra, Bali, Maidenform, JMS, and Playtex trademarks in Canada.
Forecast Analyst, 07/2014 - 06/2016
A Place For Mom Escondido, CA,
  • Provided advanced, comprehensive, quantitative, and predictive analysis for an Innerwear/Intimates global team, collectively a $125MM business segment
  • Responsible for ground floor analytics, productivity analytics, fiscal business statuses, and other ad hoc reports required for development and implementation of marketing plans and programs
  • Utilize SAP for initial product setups
  • Developed and initiated plan to reduce excess/surplus inventory through targeted inventory management adjusting manufacturing goals at sku level resulting in reduction of aging inventory approximately 50% ($2MM) over 18 months
  • Created and used pivot tables and slicers daily to analyze specific data sets
  • Represented marketing team in cross functional business meetings and explained processes including presenting detailed results on specific initiatives
  • Researched and implemented financial and market driven analysis using business and vendor provided sales information, NPD sales data, POS, shipment history, service levels, and productivity to identify trends indicative of the need for adjustments to make and initiate recommendations for increased or decreased production, no make, and discontinuation of product
  • Planned and presented projects by creating and updating detailed marketing reports including gross margin analysis, seasonality, product/process flow charts, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually for key areas including competitive research, market channel, customer group, category, brands/styles - analyzing the data at sku level to create dynamic reports tied to financial goals, sales goals, and overall organization goals
  • Partnered monthly with customer ops, planning, and finance reps to review inventory at sku level and perform lifecycle analysis, developing liquidation or production strategies as appropriate to manage active inventory and minimize production of excess/surplus inventory
  • Demand/sales forecaster for over 5000 active intimates SKUs – Approximately $343.1 MM units annually
  • Created, adjusted, and maintained a 24-month statistical capacity rolling financial forecasts for all active assigned brand SKUs using Logility Voyager, later transitioning into a SAS based forecast system
  • Developed and manipulated forecast models based on historical shipping trends, POS data, anticipated inventory turns, event management for new product launches and planning exit strategies for discontinued skus in mass and mid-tier channels
  • Solicited initial and final sku projections using stat models and seasonality to calculate and load annual/monthly demand, forecast error, and target inventory levels
  • Gathered, analyzed, and created pivot tables/reports and presented those to senior management, marketing, customers, planning, and customer operations
  • Facilitated ongoing and adhoc analysis to identify opportunities and recommendations utilizing methods such as calculation of beneficial sku mix adjustments, customer demand, order/shipment histories, different sku mixes selling sku mixes, demand, and inventory adjustments including drops, end of life demand projections, trend identification, weeks of supply, order/shipment history, pipe increases/decreases, and overall brand analysis - speaking to any variances
  • Visual tools used to convey information effectively
  • Tableau, Excel dashboards, pivots, graphs
  • SME on my assigned brands and goods among cross functional business meetings using visual tools (Tableau, Excel dashboards/pivots/graphs) to convey specific data sets.
Customs & Trade Compliance Analyst, 12/2012 - 07/2014
Expeditors International Of Washington, Inc. Seatac, WA,
  • Supported FTA and provided directions to, Customs brokerage partners in Canada, Mexico, and Central America on day-to-day trade and import compliance activities to achieve issue resolution and timely/accurate customs release of international shipments as they moved through the global supply chain and other logistics avenues
  • Verified Customs free trade program requirements were met before allowing such claims to be made for imported and/or exported goods
  • Created and maintained FTA certification documents for NAFTA, CAFTA, CBPTA, Haiti, and other FTAs
  • Created letters of origin for exports to declare country of origin for customs required export documentation
  • Verified Import and Export documentation to ensure that same is accurately prepared and in compliance with HBI internal procedures, as well as all U.S
  • And foreign Customs/regulatory requirements.
B.S: Psychology, Expected in
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B.S: Computer Information Systems, Analytics, Expected in 2004
High Point University - High Point, NC
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Global Supply Chain Professional with a diverse mix of experience in strong analytical roles supporting consumer goods global supply chains. My Involvement in various processes at different project timeline stages has provided me a unique perspective and the opportunity to understand how different business units across the world independently and collectively contribute to successful supply chain management. I have also had the opportunity to work on projects spanning product development from conceptualization through end of life. Areas of expertise include demand planning, sales forecasting, inventory management, POS and historical data trend analysis, life cycle/obsolescence processes, utilizing LEAN methodology/processes, and logistics for consumer goods industries. Proficient in Excel, various ERP, WMS, and forecasting platforms. Experience working with mass, mid-tier, traditional, big box, club, and e-com market channels.

Additional Information
  • Database Management: including data integrity, cleansing, and ongoing maintenance of vendor affidavits, HTS classification, and all corresponding customs documents databases. Analyzed data obtained through queries and databases to create formal customs documents to ensure shipped goods were identified and claimed preferentially if applicable to clear through US Customs and internationally. Prepared and responded expeditiously to CF 28 customs audits by collecting documentation/evidence needed to support FTA claims of BOM components, manufacturing vendors, and finished goods.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Supply and demand requirements
  • Proficient in [Software]
  • Data analysis
  • ERP and supply chain software
  • Strategic planning
  • Problem-Solving
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Sales forecasting
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt - 2018

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