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Forecast Analyst - Contract

Job Title: Forecast Analyst - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway
REF: 97979
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Telephone: 086 8395531

Forecast Analyst - Contract
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Forecast Analyst for their site on a contract basis.

  • Preparation of monthly forecasting reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
  • Gather, analyse and validate data
  • Execute statistical modelling software and review resulting statistical forecast
  • Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts and create reports
  • Participate in S&OP meetings as required
  • Execute applicable Quality System processes
  • Be an effective team player who will drive efficiency and continuous improvement throughout the department
  • Other duties as assigned

Personal Characteristics
  • Highly numerate with a strong aptitude for data analysis and achieving high quality output
  • Effective communicator, both articulate & verbally presentable
  • Self-starter, possesses flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast-changing environment and ambiguous situations
  • Positive attitude, team player with a high level of initiative, energy and enthusiasm
  • Time management and problem solving skills

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in an integrated supply chain, with specific experience in demand planning
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field required
  • Knowledgeable in data analysis, business statistics and reporting to support demand and supply planning
  • Advanced proficiency in SAP; knowledge of Business Warehouse and Business Intelligence systems desirable.
  • Good knowledge of QlikView or Dundas systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Highly organized and capable of managing a significant workload, to ensure the effective achievement of multiple deadlines within a tight schedule
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and drive projects across functions is essential
  • Microsoft Office knowledge, with advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of company products (basic) and processes (develop thorough)
For further information on this Forecast Analyst role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 /
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