Contract Analyst
Sales
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2019-04-30

Responsible for developing and managing the sales forecasting for assigned business categories in partnership with Sales team to achieve corporate demand, inventory turn, fill-rate and margin goals. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • SKU / RDC level Sales Forecast expectations for Contract channel
  • Prepares forecast based on input from Sales personnel and systems
  • Communicates forecast risks or opportunities to the appropriate stakeholders 
  • Insures accuracy of inventory and forecasting systems data 
  • Takes action on inventory issues, including discontinued items, and maintains keen awareness of inventory at all times 
  • Collaborate proactively with Finance, Sales, Marketing, Demand Flow and other functional areas to enable excellent connectivity within the organization
  • Daily reporting, tracking, and gap analysis  – will review daily forecast and demand picture with  
  • Inventory and fulfillment Manager, identifying gaps in demand to forecast and aligning current demand with production capabilities
  • Works in partnership with Inventory Operations to ensure maximum profitability

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Minimum two years experience in inventory planning, buying or forecasting in multi-channel environment 
  • Advanced Excel skills and a high proficiency with all Microsoft Office 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Able to work under pressure with a large degree of independence 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic business environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Preferred applicants should have a verifiable record of high performance and exceptional reliability.  
  • Preferred candidates should support product-knowledge learning and intense product interest and commitment. 
  • Selected candidates should organized and disciplined self-starters with goal-oriented drives. 
  • Applicants should be computer proficient and MS-Office fluent.