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Forecaster - South Tyneside

Manufacturing - Engineering & Technical
Ref: 4377 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Feb 2019
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Forecaster / Business Analyst

South Tyneside

Excellent Salary + Company benefits

Our Client is a global manufacturing business based in South Tyneside and would like to bring a Business Analyst / Forecaster into their business to work alongside the Supply Chain Manager. The successful Candidate will manage the process of forecasting to ensure up to date and relevant information is provided at all times. The successful candidate will be responsible for analysing trends, following current trends and recognising future trends. The post holder will be responsible for preparing and presenting detailed reports of market trends to assist with strategic production and marketing decisions.

Duties will include:

• Manage SAP forecasting system

• Error reporting

• Assist with implementation of new products / SKU’s onto the system

• Work closely with Supply Chain and Sales teams

The Ideal Candidate Will

• Have experience of SAP/APO

• Be experienced in a similar role and have forecasting experience

• Use Excel to an advanced level and have good presentation skills

• Be numerate and have proven analytical skills

• Have Mini-tab/statistical knowledge

• Communicate with people at all levels

• Be flexible and adaptable


This role is very focussed on statistical analysis and identifying market trends within a business or manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will work alongside other functions within the business such as sales and supply chain and must be prepared to present to senior management teams.