Business Analyst - Forecasting

Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc. - Calabasas, CA3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $60,000 - $84,000 a year
The Sr. Forecast Analyst in the Demand Planning and Forecasting group will utilize advanced forecasting techniques to predict future sales. The role also requires development of new analytics, models, and simulations to take the organization to the next level. Highly team-oriented in nature, the ideal candidate is expected to work cross-functionally, presenting him/herself as an inventory leader to partner with category management, marketing, global sourcing, allocation, and purchasing. The candidate must be quantitatively adept, analytical, and demonstrate solid leadership skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the daily analysis and execution of forecast for all business channels
Create future forecasts for vendors to plan production
Develop forecast strategies for special events, seasonal items, and new item transitions
Review forecasts, sales trends and advertising strategies to purchase and maintain appropriate inventory levels
Collaborate with other key departments to understand strategic directions and adjust forecasting inventory levels
Develop and utilize key management reports to monitor and identify areas of concern and areas where strategies are working well
Communicate regularly with multiple departments within the organization to align key strategies and identify and resolve supply chain issues
Help lead weekly forecast presentations
Engage in continuous improvement initiatives
Additional duties as assigned by manager