Forecast Analyst
Carters, Inc - Atlanta, GA

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Job Descriptions:
Carter's, Inc. (NYSE: CRI), is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 600 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. If you dream of working with innovative colleagues who support and inspire you, Count on Carter's .

The Forecasting Analyst provides analytical and leadership skills to drive the forecasting collaboration process with OskKosh Retail, OshKosh Ecommerce, International, domestic wholesale customer accounts and merchandising groups. Goals include establishing a credible consensus forecast that improves SKU level forecast accuracy and devising new strategies for improving forward SKU coverage. Major responsibilities include:

Create and maintain the SKU level forecasts by week and customer

Participate in monthly collaborative planning sessions with key account representatives

Utilize the output of collaboration to build intelligent category level forecasts

Monitor and revise forecasted mix within a category as needed

Ensure that accurate forecasts by size are passed downstream to the production planning group

Measure monthly forecast accuracy and analyze quantitative and qualitative reasons for forecast error

Working closely with merchandising group in the development of a profitable line structure by providing product analysis and perspective

Produce scheduled and ad hoc point of sale and forecasting reporting for cross-functional use

Involvement in the financial budgeting process

Required Experience:
Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of forecasting experience

Must be able to work on cross-functional teams and be capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and an advanced user of Excel; familiarity with Access is a plus

Candidate must have a strong focus and proven attention to detail

Bachelor degree in a related field

Thank you for your interest in Carter's . Carter's is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Keyword: forecasting, demand planning, analyst
From: Carters, Inc

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The william carter company was founded in 1865 by william carter in needham, mass. it is one of the oldest and largest branded marketers of...