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Supply Chain & Logistics Analyst

Date:  Sep 23, 2021
Req ID:  46358
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  Eyewear
Division:  Marchon

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for the global product forecasting for assigned brands.  Responsibilities include forecasting, management of Unit Sales Forecast Meetings, and acting as a liaison between Brand Management and Merchandising. 

Essential Functions

Reviews and makes adjustments to statistical forecast to reduce error and minimize Planner intervention, enabling Planners to focus on small number of SKU’s using exception management

 

Develops demand forecast at multiple levels of aggregation at the SKU level for assigned brands

 

Manage global SKU forecasts for assigned brands; works with regional planners to understand variances to plan

 

Compares forecast accuracy reporting against actual demand to understand variances and implement corrective actions

 

Propose process, master data, and other changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness within Demand Planning

 

Collaborate with Sales and Brand to review, revise and adapt plans based on market feedback, SKU performance and regional seasonality

 

Develop open to buy plans for new product introduction

 

Drive unit sales forecast process to ensure budgets are current and revised according to trend

 

Maintain open communication between Supply Chain, Brand Management, Sales and Merchandising

 

Perform all other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing, operations, Industrial engineering, supply chain, logistics, Business or engineering preferred or equivalent experience

 

Two or more years’ experience analyzing problems and providing solutions; data and statistical analysis experience preferred

 

Knowledge of eyewear industry or experience in fashion accessory field 

 

Excellent analytical skills required including the ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract variables

 

Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction

 

Experience in SAP/JDA Supply Chain Management systems preferred

 

Strong computer skills including MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Outlook

 

Ability to write and present clear and concise reports  

 

Ability to work with individuals on a global level

 

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

 

Excellent organization skills, detail oriented and ability to multitask

 

Proven track record of influencing constituents for optimal results 

 

Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this 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.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Logistics, Ophthalmic, Supply, ERP, Operations, Healthcare, Technology

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