Senior Forecast Analyst at Supply Chain department (m/f)

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It´s a passion. Have you got what it takes?

Our Shared Service Center in Bratislava has a department which supports demand forecasting activity within Henkel Supply Chain organization in our Adhesives Technologies Business and ensure maximizing enriched forecast accuracy. Become a member of our new forecast analyst team and take your part in building up your professional career in area of statistical forecasting and mathematical modeling. The new forecast analyst team will define all statistical models and parameters for all our business units (Automotive, General Industry, Packaging or consumer adhesives) in order to reach excellence in our service to our customers. Cooperation with Adhesives Technologies European Demand Planning team spread through all the region is one key pillar for success in this position. As a key player inside this new team we are looking for profiles with certain seniority and background in forecast analytics. Those profiles are key to build up this new concept within our company. We offer you an exciting job with many interesting challenges and every day work in an international environment.

What we offer

  • Analyzing and proposing improvements in the forecasting algorithms and the optimum parameters definition process in coordination with the analytics continuous improvement expert and the forecast analytics
  • Validating & discussing the modelling outputs with the supply chain demand planners in Europe
  • Leading collaboration and communication with the demand planners in Henkel’s specific business unit (e.g. industrial, consumers, automotive ...)
  • Performing root cause/events data issues analysis for poor forecast accuracy
  • Direct review of the top products clusters in the monthly, quarterly and continuous improvement activities
  • Coaching and coordinating junior analysts ensuring the execution of tasks and ensuring his/her development and contributions
  • Cooperation with regional management from Supply Chain area
  • Possibility to coordinate & lead a small team, to develop leadership skills, to take full ownership


Who we are looking for

  • University degree in relevant fields (Mathematics, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Economics, Technical)
  • 3-4 years of experience in predictive analytics in the Supply Chain environment (e.g. demand planning, supply planning, purchasing) or in other related sectors
Knowledge of APO or other statistical packages (SAS, R will be an advantage)
  • Expert MS office knowledge
  • Excellent level of English (written & spoken)
  • Proven capacity to lead other junior colleagues and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and modeling skills
  • Motivated team player, willing to learn & continuously work on increasing the expertise in the area of statistical forecasting and mathematical modelling
  • Nice to have experience with projects and small team coordination


In case of interest, do not hesitate to send us your Curriculum Vitae in English language. We will contact only candidates who match a profile we are looking for. Thank you for your understanding.

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ID: 2826064   Dátum zverejnenia: 24.11.2016