S&OP Process Analyst
As a NetApp S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) Business Analyst you will be responsible for creating summary analysis, reports and presentations that incorporates inputs from Sales, Product Management, Pricing, Supply Chain and Finance that will be used to facilitate the end-to-end Sales and Operation Planning Process. You will highlight and drive business issues and risks to resolution; maintain analytical product and financial models, and evaluate and execute on S&OP related continuous improvement initiatives. This role requires exceptional cross-functional collaboration, outstanding communication skills and a broad understanding of functions involved in the S&OP process.
Work closely within Product and Operations, Sales Operations, and Finance to build and maintain analytics and reporting to drive a mature enterprise-wide S&OP process.
Analyze and report impacts of forecast product volume/ mix on key operational drivers such as strategic spend, cost reduction and gross margin forecasts
Conduct what if scenario planning to simulate impacts of differing market share growth assumptions, NPI product launches, and large deals on decision making for strategic commodity spend and associated supply chain impacts
Create crisp executive summary presentations that drive actionable outcomes in S&OP meetings
Maintain S&OP KPI s and conduct ad-hoc analysis to identify gaps, risks, and opportunities to improve S&OP plans.
Lead root cause identification and continuous improvement efforts in the S&OP planning process.
Demonstrated mastery of financial analysis, forecasting, and statistical analysis
Working knowledge of manufacturing accounting practices
Exceptional verbal and written communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization. Comfortable making executive presentations
Works effectively both independently and as a cross-functional team member
Flexibility in a rapidly changing environment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Expert in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Tableau, experience with Oracle eBI reporting a plus
Education and Experience
Education & Experience:
BA or BS degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Finance, or Operations; MBA preferred
A minimum of 8 years of experience in Operations, Product Management, Sales Operations, Finance or Supply Chain Planning; S&OP experience strongly preferred
Full time / Part time
USA - California - Sunnyvale (Corporate Headquarters)
NetApp is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. NetApp? makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.