Demand Analyst (Retail Supply)

  • Market Leader
  • North Western Suburbs location
  • Competitive Salary Package


With a well-respected stable of iconic brands this impressive organisation boasts a long and proud history coupled with a strong track record across quality, innovation and value. As a leading supplier to retail, trade and consumer sectors, their products have a range of diverse applications. Highly regarded and successful already, this company has significant growth plans for the future. As such, an exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Demand Analyst to join their team.


Reporting to the Demand Planning Manager, you will be responsible for all activities to support accurate demand planning & supply chain decisions by developing a deep understanding of the company's products, customers, customer sell through sales and promotions. You will utilise this understanding to build analytical models that allow you to provide reliable forecasts of demand for key channels and items

Duties Include

  • Extensive use of MS Excel and company provided forecasting tools to analyse past sales, promotions, pricing, customer sell thru sales
  • Incorporate the phasing in of new items, clearance of superseded items and business or category seasonality
  • Execute the demand planning process for assigned brands, including the generation forecasts, stock weighting recommendations
  • Submit purchase orders for approval including new items for creations, maintaining accurate information on incoming stock for all stakeholders, coordinating the clearance of superceded and slow-moving lines
  • Initiating urgent actions as required where demand or supply levels are significantly deviating from the plan
  • Develop deep knowledge of all aspects of the consumer products business including shipping, inventory transactions, customer orders, supplier orders, master data maintenance and other relevant company processes
  • Ensure all processes are working effectively for your designated brands or otherwise to investigate and resolve issues

About you

To be considered for this position, you will have a solid background within analysis of demand and inventory planning and are looking to apply your skills to the supply, inventory or demand processes of product-based businesses supplying retailers. You will have a love of numbers, data, and an attitude of 'nothing is too much trouble' with the ability to react quickly to the needs of the business. As a professional in this field, you will maintain pride in the accuracy of your work which is supported by a great memory.

Please note, it is an absolute prerequisite that you possess excellent (advanced) MS Excel skills with strong data collection and analysis being highly regarded.

To apply online please click on the apply link and send your resume in WORD format. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact John McGlasson on 0431 306 272.

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