City : Toronto, ON
Category : , Marketing Group
Industry : Retail Goods
Employer : Canadian Tire
Please note that your application will be considered for the current and future hiring opportunities within this job posting.
What you’ll do
The Forecast Analyst plays a critical role in achieving our Sales, Inventory and Shipment plans for the assigned business category within Canadian Tire’s assortment. The analyst leverages a wealth of historical data, product knowledge, market, and competitive data to construct the product-level forecast for both consumer and dealer(store) demand.
Join our team for an opportunity at the core of our business where you will support driving the company's financial health and ultimately equip Canadians for all the jobs and joys of life in Canada.
Creating a product level forecast for regular, promotional, and seasonal activities using JDA Software and other leading-edge in house tools
Monitoring demand variances to forecast and formulate corrective actions to ensure organization targets are being met
Managing short and long term aggregate forecast in accordance with financial targets
Working closely with fellow Category team members including Category Business Managers in Merchandising, Category Business Planners, Marketing Promotional Planners, Replenishment Analyst and Forecasting Manager
Success in this role is measured by continuous improvement in reduction of Forecast Error/Bias and improvement in Store Service Level
What you bring:
An undergraduate degree, preferably in Business, Economics, Commerce, Math, or Engineering
Experience in Forecasting, Merchandising, Marketing and Retail is considered an asset.
Background using Excel at an intermediate or advanced level using analytics to turn data into recommendations and actionable insights
Ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders cross functionally, influencing and building strong relationships
Strong written and verbal communication skills
We value flexibility. We have adopted a hybrid work model whereby employees use a combination of working in office and virtually in service of outcomes. Each leader is empowered to decide what work is best achieved in person based on the unique needs of their team.
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”) is one of Canada’s most admired and trusted companies. With more than 90 Owned Brands, 1,700 retail locations, financial services, exemplary e-commerce capabilities, and exciting market-leading merchandising strategies. We dream big and work as one to innovate with purpose for our customers at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on top talent to drive the company forward. We offer competitive salaries and wages to CTC employees, as well as store discounts, supported learning through our Triangle Learning Academy, Canadian Tire Profit Sharing, and retirement and savings programs for eligible employees. As part of our enhanced flex benefits program, we offer mental health benefits in the amount of $5,000 per year for benefits-eligible employees and their families, including total well-being, and mental health tools and resources for all employees. Join us in helping to make life in Canada better through living and working our Core Values: we are innovators and entrepreneurs at our core, outcomes drive us, inclusion is a must, we are stronger together and we take personal responsibility. It is an especially exciting time to join CTC and its family of companies where career opportunities are wide-ranging! Join us, where there's a place for you here.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
We are committed to fostering an environment where belonging thrives, and diversity, inclusion and equity are infused into everything we do. We believe in building an organizational culture where people are consistently treated with dignity while respecting individual religion, nationality, gender, race, age, perceived ability, spoken language, sexual orientation, and identification. We are united in our purpose of being here to help make life in Canada better.
We stand firm in our Core Value that inclusion is a must. We welcome and encourage candidates from equity-seeking groups such as people who identify as racialized, Indigenous, 2SLGBTQIA+, women, people with disabilities, and beyond. Should you require any accommodation in applying for this role, or throughout the interview process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to help meet your needs.