Sales Operations Analyst

Job ID 2021-0544

Marketing/Brand Management Stamford, Connecticut


Description

Position at Waring

Position Summary:

Waring Commercial, a global leader in foodservice equipment, provides innovative, reliable and value-driven solutions that inspire creativity, increase productivity and maximize profitability for the culinary community.  Waring introduced the first blender over 80 years ago in the USA.  We honor our heritage as an innovator and specialist, continuing the expansion as a leading provider of BLEND – PREP – COOK – BREW solutions for the global foodservice industry. 

Our Stamford, CT based Marketing and Operations team offers an energetic, collaborative, and fun working environment.  As a Sales Operations Analyst, our new team member will play an important role in several key initiatives related to the planning of our business and supply chain.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate baseline forecasts for all Waring's SKU’s within multiple channels to reflect insightful analyses of historical sales patterns. Must maintain high level of accuracy and utilize advanced analytical & statistical skills.
  • Develop reports and tools to assist with executing demand and inventory plans that enable the company to meet sales and service objectives while maintaining appropriate inventory levels.
  • Play a vital role in the S&OP process. Facilitate collaborative monthly forecast and supply meetings with Sales, Marketing and Planning teams to review the baseline demand plan and identify supply constraints.
  • Collaborate on day-to-day business requirements with sales, production planning and operations to achieve inventory turn goals and sales budget.
  • Create effective channels of communication with external and internal account contacts. Consult with these contacts as needed to verify accuracy of data, future strategies, and current state.
  • Work with logistics team to identify and expedite incoming shipments. Monitor and communicate stock outages and arrival estimates to sales and marketing teams.
  • Provide ad hoc business analyses as needed.
  • Assist with financial planning when necessary.

  • Essential Qualifications:
    Bachelors’ degree in business, marketing or related field.
  • Superior excel skills, experience using SAP, BI, IBP and knowledge of S&OP practices.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a sales analytics, forecasting, or business analytics role.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work well with multifunctional groups/people and coordinate the completion of tasks.
  • Strong data evaluation skills – with the ability to extract and interpret data from various sources and transform it into insights and recommendations.
  • Candidate should be data driven, passionate about delivering exceptional customer experience and comfortable working in a dynamic, cross-functional environment.
  • Comfortable analyzing and making sense of large amounts of information to identify key considerations.
  • Strong organizational skills with the proven ability to handle multiple and competing priorities.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience in a consumer or commercial goods company a plus.

Environmental Factors:

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time
  • Must be Covid-19 vaccinated.
  • We currently operate on a hybrid schedule; candidate must be willing to come into the Stamford office 50% of time.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Generous Paid Time Off Programs
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • FSA/HRA/Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k and company match
  • Commuter Shuttle to/from Stamford train station