Seasonal Forecast & Demand Planning Analyst

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

American Greetings Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Position Title
Seasonal Forecast & Demand Planning Analyst

Cleveland, OH

Job Description
The Seasonal Forecasting & Demand Planning Analyst is primarily responsible for door level forecasting and aggregate demand planning for all assigned retail chains. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of supply chain systems and structures, the ability to work alone as well as in a team environment, the abilitiy to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, and demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of Management. This position works directly with Sales Account Executives and leads the dialogue in chain specific strategies for each holiday.

Experience Required:
*Ability to demonstrate proficient communication and interpersonal skills while interacting with peers and management.

*Strong analytical, problem solving and math skills

*Advanced Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, Outlook; knowledge of COGNOS or custom reporting package is valuable

*Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

*Ability to understand and maneuver between customer information sources/systems and corporate systems

*Ability to manage large volumes of data and analysis simultaneously

*Strong follow up skills

Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or Operations, or a minimum of 2 years in a related field.

American Greetings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.