Unilever CPFR Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

CPFR Analyst

Minneapolis, MN

WL1B

* Background and Purpose of the Job: *

The Collaborative, Planning, Forecast, & Replenishment (CPFR) Analyst position requires the management of Target’s inventory replenishment at the SKU level using various system tools such Merch IQ, Excel based tools, and Solys. This role will drive Supply Chain activities; help meet customer in-stock goals, inventory targets, overall Sales goals, and maintain fill rates. The CPFR work optimizes Target’s replenishment process and it ultimately benefits Unilever’s Supply Chain by generating a more accurate (baseline) customer forecast that can be used for internal planning. These activities require tight internal business linkages and communication is critical for success.The Collaborative, Planning, Forecast, & Replenishment (CPFR) Analyst position requires the management of Target’s inventory replenishment at the SKU level using various system tools such Merch IQ, Excel based tools, and Solys. This role will drive Supply Chain activities; help meet customer in-stock goals, inventory targets, overall Sales goals, and maintain fill rates. The CPFR work optimizes Target’s replenishment process and it ultimately benefits Unilever’s Supply Chain by generating a more accurate (baseline) customer forecast that can be used for internal planning. These activities require tight internal business linkages and communication is critical for success.

This position is the focal point of the tactical demand forecast at customer level. Numerous interfaces requiring experience, good judgement, people skills, process understanding occur. Presentation of data to management is required for KPI updates.

Who You are and What You’ll Do:

* You are a strategy guru * :You will optimize Target’s replenishment process to meet In-stock, Inventory and Sales objectives while maintaining fill rates. You will prioritize work load by using internal and external reports effectively.:You will optimize Target’s replenishment process to meet In-stock, Inventory and Sales objectives while maintaining fill rates. You will prioritize work load by using internal and external reports effectively.

* You’re a born leader * :You will lead weekly meetings with Target and key internal stakeholders to identify in-stock opportunities and provide actionable recommendations:You will lead weekly meetings with Target and key internal stakeholders to identify in-stock opportunities and provide actionable recommendations

* You’re a storyteller * :You will communicate relevant changes in inventory, in-stocks, or POS Trends for internal forecasts to internal Supply Chain:You will communicate relevant changes in inventory, in-stocks, or POS Trends for internal forecasts to internal Supply Chain

* You’re a paradox navigator * :You will manage projects that are within the scope of driving Supply Chain or Customer Replenishment efficiencies:You will manage projects that are within the scope of driving Supply Chain or Customer Replenishment efficiencies

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Undergraduate degree required (Logistics or Business related fields preferred)

At least 3 years relevant analyst, forecasting, or planning experience required

Excellent data management and analytical skills required

Certification in Supply Chain Academy or APICS is a plus

What We Can Offer You:

* Culture for Growth * * | * * Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits * * | * * Every Voice Matters * * | * * Global Reach * * | * * Life at Unilever * * | * * Careers with Purpose * * | * * World Class Career Development Programs * * | * * Check Out Our Space * * | * |Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits|Every Voice Matters|Global Reach|Life at Unilever|Careers with Purpose|World Class Career Development Programs|Check Out Our Space| * Focus On Sustainability *

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Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis-Minneapolis - 801 Nicollet Mal

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Oct-10-2018

Req ID: 18000C19