Forecast Analyst Resume Samples

A Forecast Analyst is responsible for using sales, inventory, production data, and information about the market trends and economy to predict or forecast future market conditions and demand for the company’s products. A well-written Forecast Analyst Resume indicates the following duties – assisting forecasts for assigned processes using statistical forecasting norms; designing new metrics and preparing reports for monitoring forecasts accurately; preparing summaries of all items; evaluating sales and forecasting patterns; developing and evaluating all forecasts based on statistical modeling; and monitoring and ensuring completion of projects in coordination with the manager.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume includes the following – good observation and communication skills; good examination and reasoning skills, well acquainted with computer programs like Excel and Word. Other skills include the ability to work in a stressful and high-pressure ambiance, and fluency in multitasking. Those who want to make a career in this field should possess a degree in finance, business, or economics.

Forecast Analyst Resume example

Forecast Analyst Resume

Objective : As a Forecast Analyst, responsible for leading the monthly demand planning process (including both statistical and consensus/collaborative forecasting approaches). Experienced in Lead the development and recurring updates of a finished goods forecast. and also responsible for leading the interaction and alignment on the cross-functional S&OP team that includes sales, marketing, supply chain planning, customer service, distribution manufacturing.

Skills : Statistical Modeling, Planning, Forecasting, Data Analysis.

Description :

    1. Responsible for providing/issuing to manufacturing & product control the most accurate 6-month forecast on a monthly basis along with any team-related assumptions behind the numbers.
    2. Managed product inventory flow to sales and margin budget.
    3. Measured impact of alternative materials to Honda's future steel buy.
    4. Tracked incremental or lost resourced tons to other suppliers.
    5. Gathered and uploaded information from computer models in order to develop daily and weekly forecasts.
    6. Presented forecast data in an easily interpretable format for the university community.
    7. Developed more accurate forecasting techniques and contributed to the expansion of the University almanac.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Forecast Analyst Resume

Objective : Seeking employment with an aggressive, proactive company where my organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytical knowledge will prove to be a positive asset to ensure maximum service levels.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Analysis, Forecasting.

Description :

    1. Consistently reduced excess inventory by making independent decisions to ship customer orders on an import basis or domestic basis.
    2. Reviewed inventory levels to ensure forecasted demand will be fulfilled.
    3. Placed factory orders as needed for home environment accessory filters.
    4. Processed freight invoices for payment by applying correct ledger codes and factory account codes.
    5. Prepared top-level analysis for assigned customers in preparation for executive S&OP review.
    6. Resolved inventory issues by investigating the root cause and communicate solutions to Account Managers.
    7. Reviewed inventory levels and adjust forecasts by the customer on models in the transition from old to new replacement models and collaborate with account managers of transition time.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's degree in mathematics


Forecast Analyst Resume

Objective : Forecast Analyst experienced in designing and implementing Demand Planning software and processes, resulting in increased forecast accuracy for new and existing products. Provided improved customer service and lower inventory levels. Generated forecast consensus through product launch teams that crossed departmental boundaries.

Skills : MS Office, Statistics, Data analysis.

Description :

    1. Applied various forecasting models such as Seasonal, straight-line trending, and combinations of decomposition models and always got about a 60% to 65% accuracy which was not acceptable.
    2. Analyzed the demand data and eventually found demand patterns that gave about a 5% to 10% increase to the accuracy.
    3. Collaborated with Demand & Inventory Planners to develop and maintain size profiles in the forecasting system.
    4. Created and updated library of size profiles by product type, market, and season.
    5. Worked with sales, retail, product & demand planning teams on seasonal product sizing updates
    6. Recommended development of new size profiles to increase service level/fill rate and drive business performance.
    7. Created & analyzed forecast accuracy & bias reports. Develop enhancements to improve results. Show continuous improvement in forecast accuracy.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      GED

                      Forecast Analyst Resume

                      Objective : Forecast Analyst with 2 years of experience in creating and accuracy of monthly, weekly, daily, and half-hourly time series forecasting of inbound/outbound call volumes and staffing requirements based on historical call trends and planned business growth.

                      Skills : MS Office, Statistics, Analysis.

                      Description :

                        1. Prepared monthly economic reports, which include all updated statistics on GDP, Inflation rate.
                        2. Analyzed historical demand, filter out outliers/exceptions, and propose improvement opportunities.
                        3. Managed results by exceptions utilizing demand planning tools and reports, identifying patterns (trends), and necessary fixes.
                        4. Conducted quantitative analysis and develop insights to optimize service level/fill rate performance in the end-to-end supply chain based on sizing, including improved capacity and lead-time planning and VMI programs with suppliers.
                        5. Coordinated with cross-functional partners on aligning master data for system functionality & optimization.
                        6. Maintained planning and inventory system, including new product set-up, and end of life product de-activation.
                        7. Supported inventory management team in ad hoc analysis across supply chain KPIs safety stock, service levels, on-time delivery, and forecast accuracy.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Bachelor's In Accounting

                        Forecast Analyst Resume

                        Headline : To obtain a Forecast Analyst, able to confidently formulate recommendations based upon the analysis of data as well as input from both the sales team and representation from the client. and Forecast Analyst will be called upon to assist in the creation and maintenance of company staffing strategies, event calendars, WFM forms, and data collection techniques.

                        Skills : Analyzing, Finance, Supply Chain Management.

                        Description :

                          1. Developed and maintained an S&OP process for all product lines.
                          2. Responsible for reconciling forecasts on 40,000 items from Marketing, Sales, and Production.
                          3. Provided root cause analysis of excess inventory.
                          4. Monitored data transfers from 5 databases to MRP/MPS systems for accuracy.
                          5. Trained in forecasting and reporting techniques as needed.
                          6. Supported all depts with ad hoc reporting and data analysis.
                          7. Developed and implemented an S&OP process for the company.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS In Accounting

                        Forecast Analyst Resume

                        Headline : To seek a career-oriented position that would utilize my experience expertise in Forecasting, Marketing Sales offering challenging assignments responsibility with an opportunity for growth career advancement.

                        Skills : Advanced Microsoft Excel, Forecasting, Analyst.

                        Description :

                          1. Developed monthly and annual sales forecasts for club business Influence business decisions based on insight into market dynamics, category share, and the sales forecast Quantify and influencing decisions on division or brand level risks and opportunities.
                          2. Developed and updated complex forecasting models.
                          3. Provided input to Sales & Marketing regarding the predicted effectiveness of multiple promotional scenarios and their impact on the sales forecast.
                          4. Identified the drivers of variance in monthly forecasts.
                          5. Analyzed data to quantify anticipated incremental sales from marketing events and new product launches.
                          6. Composed and distributed monthly forecasting highlight reports.
                          7. Developed sales forecast estimates for new products.
                          8. Performed various ad hoc analyses and produce materials for senior-level presentations.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS In Mathematics

                        Forecast Analyst Resume

                        Headline : Experienced analyst who excels at automating and manipulating large data sets, turning them into actionable information on both detailed and high levels. Routinely communicates with team members, managers, directors, and VP's in different departments to gather a clearer picture of market trends to apply to future forecasts. Continually leads different projects in current and other departments to provide task automation or formula building.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office Tools, Database Management, Communications, Analytics.

                        Description :

                          1. Performed multi-level review of the operational forecast to ensure accuracy at both aggregate and detailed levels Product Groups, Sales Channels, Product Origin, Item, and Item-Location.
                          2. Built a tool that assesses the range of forecast errors that are achievable on average over a sustained period of time.
                          3. Built a tool which enables the Forecast group to be proactive in the operational forecast by tracking item orders in the previous 70 weeks to monitor and highlight popularity trends.
                          4. Developed and maintained monthly demand plans at multiple levels of disaggregation/aggregation.
                          5. Collaborated with sales, marketing, product management, R&D, engineering, and supply chain on new product additions, transitions, phase-outs, end-of-life, or other product life cycle management activities impacting Sales & Operations Planning.
                          6. Developed, measured, and reported key forecast accuracy metrics or performance such as forecast accuracy and bias, forecast error, and inventory levels or performance. Analyzed data to identify potential sources of forecast error. 
                          7. Developed action plans to improve performance. Prepares Supply Chain related reports for management as required in support of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) or Targets-To-Improve (TTIs).
                          8. Provided input to the supply chain team to develop effective customer service and inventory strategies.
                          9. Ensured significant forecast adjustments are communicated to the supply chain on a timely basis.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  5-7 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  Master's In Business Administration

                                  Forecast Analyst Resume

                                  Objective : Reliable Analyst who is able to do complex research and apply it towards company goals. Adept in computer productivity software, quantitative financial analysis, and utilizing industry-specific analytical tools. Executes procurement and sourcing plans, while working closely with managers, team members, and other departments. Coordinates with manufacturers, vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors. Specializes in forecasting over several business units, developing accurate reports for an executive team, and delivering accurate forecasts to vendors.

                                  Skills : Time management, Data Analysis, Forecasting.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Responsible for the forecast and replenishment for all import frames at the retail sales channel.
                                    2. Reviewed, analyzed, and adjusted forecast for over 2700 import and domestic frames, 70 lens classes (11,000 SKUs), and all accessories.
                                    3. Communicated, forecasted usage to vendors in order to properly plan their inventory for potential upcoming purchases.
                                    4. Achieved an overall forecast accuracy based on the Mean Absolute Percent Error of 94.6%.
                                    5. Maintained over 97% accuracy for our Lens Cleaning Kit which is 95% of accessory sales.
                                    6. Built and automated a purchase plan for Davis Vision frames effectively reducing time to prepare monthly purchase plans from one week to one day.
                                    7. Built and automated the retail import frame forecast and purchase plan.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  BS In Analyst

                                  Forecast Analyst Resume

                                  Headline : As a Forecast Analyst, responsible for Oversaw daily activities to manage all customer demand streams that drive operations, Working with inventory, operations, sales, and marketing teams to develop forecasts, forecast risks, and mitigation plans.

                                  Skills : Microsoft Word, Statistics, Finance.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Developed and analyzed forecasts for 1400 items and 19 forecast groups for a rolling 18-month period utilizing SAP.
                                    2. Collaborated with 6 regional sales managers regarding annual sales forecasts, promotions, and in-line changes improving service level.
                                    3. Managed phase-in/out of new/discontinued products.
                                    4. Analyzed customer POS, inventory, and item forecast errors to facilitate collaborative calls with customers and assess the need for forecast adjustments.
                                    5. Prepared and analyzed monthly forecast variance reports for presentation to marketing, finance, supply planning, and executive teams calling attention to key drivers of change and working to close operational versus financial gaps.
                                    6. Communicated as needed with purchasing & production planning regarding lead times, availability dates for new products, forecast changes, low stock situations, and need to expedite.
                                    7. Provided initial forecasts as a starting point for next year's sales budget.
                                    8. Apportioned approved customer budgets by product line to item level detail as a starting point for next year's plans.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  5-7 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  Bachelor's degree

                                  Forecast Analyst Resume

                                  Objective : As a Forecast Analyst, responsible for completing design day forecasts, normal volume requirements by month, and daily forecast requirements by load study throughout the enterprise.

                                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Analyst, Multitasking, Communication Skills.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Monitored and analyzed changes in regional government vehicle safety standards, regulations, and incentive programs.
                                    2. Monitored and analyzed manufacturers' new products and investment plans, unsold inventory, and market competition.
                                    3. Prepared custom data requests for high-revenue clients in addition to standard quarterly and monthly forecast deliverables.
                                    4. Created a comparative data model in Excel for a global forecast product partnership with JATO Dynamics; the data model was utilized by senior management in meetings with JATO to discuss the new product.
                                    5. Updated LMC's regional production data with fuel, door, Bodystyle, and weight classification.
                                    6. Analyzed and acted upon product trends and performance.
                                    7. Reconciled category forecasts with seasonal financial plans.
                                    8. Forecasted in-season and pre-season product demand.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        BA In Finance