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Forecast Analyst

Company: OtterBox
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Otter Products is currently recruiting for a Forecast Analyst to join our Demand Planning team in Fort Collins, CO! As the Forecast Analyst, you focus on synthesizing multiple inputs from statistical models, business intelligence, finance, account management, product management, and customers to produce accurate unit, revenue, and margin projections for Otter Products. Intrigued? Keep reading

You will work toward generating accurate demand projections with the goal of minimizing forecast error while working collaboratively with different teams from across the business. Working well with people across the business and facilitating consensus across different functions is critical to being successful in this role. Do you have experience in the use of applied statistics, business reporting, predictive analytics and advanced Excel modeling? What about knowledge of databases and dimensional data modeling? If so, Otter Products may be a great place to grow your career!

About Otter Products:

From our founder's garage in 1998 to the global technology leader we are today, Otter Products continues to drive growth through innovation. Our industry-leading brands, OtterBox, LifeProof and Liviri lead the way to help people do more and go more places with technology in hand. Otter Products is a global company of more than 900 Otters (employees) with offices in Fort Collins, Colo., San Diego, Calif., Hong Kong, Munich, Germany and Cork, Ireland. Our mission is simple - We Grow to Give which comes to life by way of our charitable arm, the OtterCares Foundation. From innovation and engineering to community and culture - growing to give is at the heart of everything we do.

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  • Ability to facilitate demand planning meetings and work collaboratively with others to gain consensus on the demand projections for the business
  • Effectively summarize and communicate complex analysis to internal and external customers
  • Prepare data visualizations, reports, briefings, and concise summary analysis
  • Service the needs of the sales and marketing organization, supply organization, and product organization by producing an accurate and informed demand forecast over multiple time horizons and product aggregations
  • Use modern demand planning software tools, as well as Excel, to generate accurate forecasts across thousands of different SKUs and product configurations
  • Use applied statistical methods in analyzing "sell in", "sell through", market, and channel inventory data to identify growth opportunities and areas of risk for the business
  • Serve the global sales and marketing organization as a collaborative team member and work cross functionally to help grow the business
  • Other duties as required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Statistics, or related field required. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a data and or analytics role required.
  • Experience with predictive modeling with Excel or statistical modeling software packages preferred.
  • Experience in a retail environment preferred.
  • Experience in Sales & Operations planning roles (demand planning, supply planning, forecasting, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft "Power Tools" such as Dimensional Data Modeling (Kimball Method), Power BI, DAX and/or SQL Server (SSMS, SSAS) preferred.
  • Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) systems preferred.

Otter Products is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOC). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For US Based Roles Only - Compensation Range Minimum

USD $57,000.00/Yr.

For US Based Roles Only - Compensation Range Maximum

USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Additional Total Rewards

Profit Sharing Program Eligible, Benefits Eligible - Full Time- check out for more info, Sign on bonus may be considered, if applicable, for relocation

Keywords: OtterBox, Fort Collins , Forecast Analyst, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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