Supply Chain Analyst - Fish

North Charleston, SC South Carolina
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Supply Chain Analyst
Fish Division
Shimano North America Fishing, Inc. is a global company offering the world’s sporting community with top labels and brands including Shimano, Pearl Izumi, G. Loomis, Power Pro and Innovative Textiles, Inc. (ITI).    We are seeking a Supply Chain Analyst to join our North Charleston, SC team !
We are proud of our staff; diverse in talent, interests and backgrounds. Job seekers can find unique, one of a kind job opportunities in our fishing and cycling divisions, including national and regional sales, marketing, retail services and distribution. We offer an exceptional array of employee benefits and we are proud of a workforce that takes advantage of the health and wellness benefits we offer. Those that seek opportunities with employers that focus on reducing negative impacts on the environment need look no further than SHIMANO NORTH AMERICA . Our company is an ISO14001 certified business where environmental compliance and continual improvements are part of our business philosophy and operations.  If you feel you can bring talent, innovation and enthusiasm to our workforce then please consider the opportunities we have available.
Job Summary:
We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Supply Chain Analyst to join our Shimano team and conduct data analysis with the goal maintaining and improving forecast accuracy of our sales and supply chain operations, increasing efficiencies, reducing costs and helping the business to run as smoothly and profitably as possible.
This individual should possess an
analytical mind and a strong business acumen. Problem-solving skills and attention to detail are essential. If you also have experience in demand planning and forecasting, supply chain processes, innovation and can bring enthusiasm to the Shimano Team,
then please consider the opportunity we have available.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
With the aid of software, create and maintain demand forecast of Shimano products for the North American market;
Work with sales team to develop and refine demand plans and forecast models on a monthly basis across various levels of customer hierarchy.  
Proactively review demand plans to identify potential issues with forecast models and intervene as required to adjust models/plans to meet sales objectives.
Provide feedback to the organization on actual forecast performance and collaborate with sales and product management teams to achieve continuous improvement.
Recommend process improvements to demand planning process and forecast model preparation to drive performance and reduce costs.
Work with sales team to help manage relationships with key collaborative accounts to improve demand planning, forecast accuracy, and meet inventory availability requirements to meet customer plans.
Track demand plans versus actual results to identify key variances and work with sales team to develop and drive corrective actions to improve plan to actual performance.
Job Qualifications:
2 – 5 years of experience with business/operations.
Excellent leadership, strong interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with a variety of departments.
Experience in data mining and reporting, with strong analytical skills and a willingness to engage in continuous improvement.
Strong ability to convert huge amounts of fragmented data into evident-based observation and action points.
Able to work cross functionally and recommend improvements to boost performance
This position may require some infrequent travel outside the local area and overnight stays
BS/BA in Logistics, Business Analytics, Mathematics or a related field, or demonstrated equivalent experience in demand planning and supply chain management
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Shimano North America reserves the right to modify and change responsibilities and duties herein without notice. 
Shimano North America is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.