Forecasting Analyst
Canadian-tire
Ontario, CA
6d ago

Job Description - Forecasting Analyst (C04TB1)Forecasting Analyst-C04TB1

Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC)rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast dates back to 1922. Ourvision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada by 2022 and we are focused oninnovating and making important investments in our business, especially when itcomes to our people.

To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help usevolve and drive change across the business and boldly help shape Canada’sretail industry.

As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastlychanging retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tirefamily of companies.

Our Merchandising team isresponsible for connecting our quality products and services with ourcustomers.The team uses planning andforecasting frameworks and tools to ensure optimal financial results.

WhatYou’ll Do

Canadian Tire’s Forecasting Analyst provide you with the chance to develop broadmerchandising experience.It is an opportunitythat is integral to the organizations success due to the critical impact of itsoutcomes on customer satisfaction and the business’s bottom line.

You’ll work ina category business team and closely with other groups within Canadian Tire toensure the forecasted demand results in optimal in inventory levelsat our Distribution Centres and at ourstores.

This program is designed with great challenges and major accountabilities, as the dailydecisions you will make in this role amount to millions of dollars ininventory, and will directly impact the profitability of our organization.

You will have the opportunity to :

introduce exciting new products while maintaining anddeveloping our existing product assortments

create and manage POS (point of sale) and Dealer DemandForecasts in support of regular, promotional and seasonal planning strategiesfor their business.

This includes activemanagement of forecasts at aggregate and lower levels in accordance with annualand seasonal merchandising planning targets

manage the forecasting of specific product lines within theCanadian Tire assortment, ensuring that market, competitive and assortmentinsights are incorporated

conduct analysis of historicalperformance (consumer demand, Dealer demand, store and corporate stock levels)to build strength in your forecast

collaborate with key stakeholders, such as buying teams,suppliers, marketing, associate stores and distribution

Who You Are

  • Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
  • Action oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
  • Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
  • Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
  • If you’re curious, ready to take onnew challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly,then this is definitely the place to be.

    WhatYou’ve Done

    You have an undergraduate and / or post graduate degree in Business, Commerce, Retail Management or Analytics withexperience in retail or in an analytical role, is an asset.

    2+ years of experience working in a DemandPlanner capacity

    About Canadian TireCorporation

    Canadian Tire and its family ofcompanies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver apositive experience for our customers.

    As one of the most trusted brands inCanada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’smore than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.

    From benefitsand perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment toJumpstart these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation isone of Canada’s Top Employers.

    Launchyour career at Canada’s most trusted and innovative retailer.

    Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger.

    If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

    All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

    MerchandisingOntario-TorontoPermanentFull-time

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    Jul 9, 2019, 5 : 00 : 04 PM

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