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    Job Title: Analyst

    Date posted: 2013-07-12

    Company: The Creative Network, Inc.
    Location: Rowland Heights, CA

    Job Description

    Analyze a variety of information sources including customer specific data, syndicated third party data to support business planning and execution. CPFR (Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment) with assigned accounts. Primary focus is on Walmart's Retail Link.

    - Act as the liaison to assigned national accounts on CPFR (Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment). Weekly/Biweekly reviews with planners and forecasters.
    - Monitor out of stock in DC and store levels, analyze the root cause to resolve it in timely manner and prevent recurrence.
    - Track new item performance versus forecast and collaborate with accounts to make timely forecast adjustment.
    - Responsible for the updating of monthly forecast in internal system
    - Manage promotion activities from forecasting, monitoring inventory impact and making forecast adjustments
    - Track and analyze promotion activities to gain insights on what makes a promotion successful at the most granular level.
    - Analyze, develop and deliver related reports on a weekly, periodic and ad-hoc basis. These reports should include Sales Information Reports and Recaps, Sell through reports, inventory and financial metrics and assigned accounts performance metrics.
    - Provide analytical support for justification of new product placement, space expansion, and promotional opportunity.
    - Conduct extensive category review, monitor and analyze competitive brands activities, and develop analytical fact based presentation for weekly meetings at account level or annual line review meeting and modular process.
    - Monthly competitive/category analysis report
    - Assists the sales manager in setting up new items within customer's systems if required.

    - Minimum Bachelor degree
    - 3+ years of CPG experience in SCM or Marketing
    - Must have Walmart Retail Link experience - VMI is a plus
    - Strong analytical and communication skills.
    - Must have strong computer skills, particularly in Excel and Access.

    Contact Information

    Contact Name: Jessica Goursolas
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone: 360-604-0802