Business Analyst

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

Full-timeEstimated: $46,000 - $65,000 a year
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The Business 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
  • Createfuture 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 topurchaseand 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

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 1+ year experience in analytical and strategic field required (open to experience in reputable retailer, consulting, and/or finance)
  • Superb analytical and quantitative skills
  • Confident problem solver and presenter (verbal and writen)
  • Outstanding flexible team-player, as well as a leaderPhysical Requirements:
  • General office environment, ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to move about an office.Safety:
  • The candidate must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Analytics: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Strategy: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts
  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
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