• Temporary Forecast Analyst

    Location US-IL
    # Positions
    Lake Zurich, IL
  • Position Summary

    ACCO Brands, one of the world’s largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $1.7 billion, is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the temporary Forecast Analyst role in our Operations group. 


    The Forecast Analyst is responsible for supporting the Demand Analyst and Manager in maintaining the best possible forecast.  This role coordinates cross-functional activities with Supply and Demand Planning, Transportation, Distribution Centers, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, and Global Operations, among other areas. 


    Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Generate Forecast reports for the following activities;
      • Consensus reports
      • Forecast Accuracy measurement
      • Customer collaboration reports
      • Review of specific category performance
      • Analysis of trends within customers
      • Pull data from Global Data Warehouse, Oracle and SAP as necessary
      • The Forecast Analyst will frequently correspond with Sales and Marketing to improve overall accuracy
      • Ad hoc reporting and analysis

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent work experience considered
    • APICS Certification (American Production & Inventory Control Society) is desirable
    • Three + years of experience within Operations, Inventory Control, Materials Management, Logistics, Purchasing or related field
    • Working knowledge of planning systems is highly desirable, but not required
    • Excellence with Microsoft Excel and proficiency with Power Point is required
    • The candidate should possess outstanding communication skills (Both written & verbal), has a demonstrated ability to manage total costs, can execute, lead and implement process improvements, has excellent analytical skills, has the ability to work effectively within a fast paced, Team environment


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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