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CPFR Analyst
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Customer Service,Logistics,Supply Chain
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: March 12, 2019
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Position Summary:

The objective of a CPFR Analyst is to develop, analyze, and recommend forecasts at both the store and distribution center level. The role of this position is to partner with the Customers Replenishment Managers to implement strategies, maintain service levels, and support promotional activity. This position will also collaborate internally with supply chain, customer service, and logistics to maintain best in class service to the customer.

Position Responsibilities:

  • This position requires independent decision-making that impacts revenue for customer and for ConAgra Foods.
  • Reviews forecast accuracy exception reports and make recommendations for forecast changes to Customer replenishment team and ConAgra Supply Chain Team.
  • Identify daily store out of stocks and root cause. Recommend business process changes to improve future in-stock. (Late truck, demand variability, incorrect forecast, miss-shipments)
  • Perform gap analysis before/after forecast changes and communicate issues to Replenishment Managers.
  • Manage ordering system to maximize opportunities and growth for ConAgra products while minimizing errors (i.e. item set up, item forecast)
  • Make recommendations on adjustments to Economic Order Quantities (pallet vs. multi-layer vs. layers)
  • Maintain service levels including fill rate, OTD compliance, in-stock, inventory levels (WOS), to maximize inventory effectiveness.
  • Make recommendations to facilitate forecast expectations, event plans, promotions, and projected lifts in sales trends.
  • Monitor orders through customer supply chain and Replenishment planners/Business Analysts to avoid over/under inventory situations.
  • Recognize and avoid potential issues by using strong analytical skills and customer specific knowledge and recommend ideas to improve service levels.
  • Forecast changes in order patterns and timing brought on by change in distribution, planogram changes, seasonality, and promotions to coordinate with supply chain and the customer
  • Meet (at least) quarterly with customer replenishment planners/business analysts to discuss forecast and promotional plans and discuss opportunities for improvement.

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • 2 year Logistics experience through Customer Service or Supply Chain required.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with demonstrated proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of logistics and inventory management concepts.
  • Ability to analyze information and provide a business case that is actionable.
  • Technical skills that allow for ease in learning new systems.
  • Capability to troubleshoot and resolve data quality issues.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little direction.
  • Extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage many details and tasks with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to manage dual roles of Customer advocate and Company employee.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to work with customer, sales and supply chain.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, and Power Point required.
  • Experience in Retail Link a plus.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Ability to travel upon request

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor. ConAgra Foods is committed to working with and providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. We will make a determination on your request for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

À titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi, Conagra Brands considère les postulants qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard à la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire. Conagra Brands s'engage à travailler et offrir des accommodements aux individus ayant des handicaps. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance ou si vous avez des besoins spécifiques pour votre emploi, vous pouvez transmettre votre demande par courriel à Canada.Recruitment@conagrafoods.com. Nous prendrons en considération votre demande d'accommodement au cas-par-cas.

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