Brakes Group

Demand Analyst

08 Mar 2017
05 Apr 2017
Brakes Group
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Come and join the number one food service company in the country
With a turnover of over £2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.
Product Supply Team
JOB PROFILE: Demand Analyst REPORTS TO: Demand Manager Role Purpose Statement
Establish & implement Demand system reporting solutions in conjunction to the department and wider Supply Chain. Manage reporting data accuracy to a high level and provide key business reports to high level business managers. Develop & improve reporting on KPI measures on behalf of the department, in line with business goals.
Continue to improve statistical tools and new methods into the department that help drive efficiencies and improvement to the Forecast accuracy, and to keep on track with ever changing Demand planning & forecasting business processes.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
 Establish & implement demand reporting solutions in conjunction to the department and wider Supply Chain Develop & Improve reporting on KPI measurements on behalf of the Demand planning department, in line with current business goals and objectives
 Provide effective forecast management information to enable accurate forecast changes.
 Support and develop improved analytical tools for Demand Planning team to use to help identify and correct forecast errors Take ownership for the analysis of core forecasting performance data for both accuracy and bias , and to identify and implement improvements across the team.
 Collaborate with Demand Planning colleagues to produce an achievable & accurate top level and depot level forecast accuracy target by SKU and planner, and support the monitoring, governance and communication of each metric.
 Engineering key operational metrics to drive value added benefit to the department
 Development and roll out a robust safety stock model that helps to reduce number of stock days (inventory) where applicable, and works to support stocking up the network at key times of the year e.g. summer school return
 Review, and recommend better ways of using our Segmentation model to support improved forecast accuracy and reduce working capital Performance Indicators
 Statistical Forecast Accuracy (WMAPE)
 Internal & external customer confidence and perception feedback
 Achievement of project deadlines
Cares Passionately For Our Customers – Customer focused, drive for results, excellence, and customer relationship management.
Doing The Right Thing – Decision making and problem solving, integrity and trust, takes ownership and delivers on commitments.
Working Together As One Team – Peer relationships, collaborative working.
Being The Best We Can – Composure, process management, planning and organisin