Retail Forecast Demand Planner
Company: U.S. COTTON
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Retail Demand Forecast Planner
About US Cotton:
US Cotton has been in business for over 20 years. Manufacturing
cotton for the beauty industry. The beauty industry is one of a few
select industries untouchable by fluctuating economic impacts. We
cater to any retailer who wants their own private label on cotton
products and we also serve Swisher who is our largest branded
Everything is done in house including any art work for the
packaging, the manufacturing of the cotton swabs, rounds, squares,
etc. To boxes and labeling and shipping to our clients direct.
About the Retail Demand Forecast Planner:
This role is crucial in providing insights to our Supply Chain and
Production Teams. Being able to communicate with internal and
external clients is key. Having prior retail experience in a
similar role will set someone up for success. Understanding how the
retailers stock their shelves and the demand from their customers
is also important to be able to help US Cotton forecast demand.
Must have prior experience with forecast and budgets. An
understanding of various EAP platforms is great as well but US
Cotton has their own proprietary database that this role oversees
What US Cotton's Offers:
US Cotton offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit
package that starts on day 1!
Every full time employee is eligible to participate in our for
The benefit package also includes a matching 401 (k) program.
And you will have access to sign up for all those benefits on Day
We have 11 paid holidays and vacation
More about the Role:
Develop, implement and manage collaborative forecasts for all USC
articles with a goal of +/- 15% error or better per current
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not
restrictive in nature.
Complete management of USC Forecast portal, including:
Item set ups & deletion
Create and monitor forecast breakouts by item and customer based on
preferred shipping locations and USC production sites.
User creation, training, and problem resolution.
Yearly Budget creation.
Create and maintain reports in Board Intelligence system for use by
all departments of USC.
Main point of contact for Walmart replenishment analysts including
all required reporting.
Handles special projects as assigned by sales, planning, marketing
and upper management.
Other duties as assigned.
4 years comparable experience working with retail customers
BS Degree in related field
Microsoft: PowerPoint, Word, Excel (intermediate to advanced);
Board Business Intelligence; US Cotton Forecast Portal;
AS400-Datatex; vendor portals including but not limited to Walmart
Retail Link, Shiloh, Target Partners On-Line
Must have effective interpersonal skills to deal with people at all
levels of the internal organization as well as outside
Understanding of standard forecasting logic including: seasonality
profiling, roll out and end of product life planning, comparative
sales analysis and forecast accuracy reporting.
POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
Reports to: Director of Supply Chain
Directly Supervises: None
Indirectly Supervises: None
Internal: Sales, Planning, Marketing, Customer service, IT, and
External: Customers, USC Rep firms.
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