At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We areBUILT FOR THE WILD™.
The Senior Demand Planning Analyst will forecast demand and partner with supply planning to get the right product at the right time for all Canada sales channels (Direct to Consumer, Corporate Sales, & Wholesale).
You are highly analytical with the ability to synthesize data and generate forecasts, while establishing trusted relationships across the organization. You are a collaborative problem-solver, who not only understands the numbers, but also the broader business context around them. You thrive in fast-paced, ever-changing entrepreneurial environments. You love YETI, we mean really love and believe in YETI... in the products, the vision and most of all relate to the YETI customers.
Generate demand forecast as part of monthly SIOP process by reviewing sales, marketing promotions, seasonality, growth, and new product launches
Analyze data and evaluate forecast performance to determine areas of risk and opportunity to revenue. Present insights weekly to internal business partners with key actions and follow through.
Analyze and improve forecast accuracy; effectively determine sources of error or bias and implement appropriate improvement plans
Provide weekly guidance on inventory allocation across Canada sales channels and communicate impact to internal business partners
Meet monthly with supply planning to review long term inventory arrivals plans and provide guidance on prioritization and target stock levels
Own various ad hoc analysis and presentations as needed for Sales, Finance & Senior Management
Lead projects and initiatives focused on improving productivity and simplifying processes throughout the organization
Qualifications and Attributes:
At least 4 years’ experience in demand forecasting, merchandising, and/or sales analytics
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Analytics, or related field preferred
Demonstrated proficiency in retail math and various forecasting methods
Advanced knowledge of Excel including complex formulas, pivot tables, etc.
Tableau experience preferred
Experience with fast growing, retail or global consumer goods companies (preferred)
Attention to detail, strong business acumen, love digging into data and finding drivers to demand
Combine curiosity with critical thinking and good judgment to unravel a seemingly complex problem and get to the root cause
Self-starter and persistent with ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations
Is known for developing and delivering results on a timely basis
Able to work in an ambiguous, fast-growing team-first environment
Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.