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Supply Chain Statistical Modeling Analyst

PepsiCo Inc.


Location:
Plano, TX
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
121365BR
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Job Details

JobId: 121365BR
Job Title: Supply Chain Statistical Modeling Analyst
Location: Plano, TX
Category: Supply Chain

Description:

PepsiCo operates a global supply chain that produces, distributes and sells products across a $16B value chain through a complex network of company owned facilities, co-packers, co-manufacturers and suppliers. The Global Operations Integrated Supply Chain team plays a critical role in advancing the capability and effectiveness of that supply chain to meet enterprise growth and productivity targets. The Demand Planning Associate Manager is an integral part of the Demand Planning Global Center of Excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve the JDA forecasting solution through rigorous statistical analysis, incorporation of business insights and implementation of new and innovative ideas on the technological/statistical front
  • Design, implement, test and deploy JDA code to enhance the forecasting solution in production environment
  • Conduct deep dive projects to incorporate business insights into optimizing JDA forecasting parameters to improve forecast quality
  • Support day-to-day activities to resolve demand planner issues through statistical root cause analysis and other creative approaches
  • Document and present existing and new functionality as well as results of statistical and other technical analysis to internal customers
  • Support the weekly execution of forecasting processes
  • Contribute to vision and roadmap for sustaining continuous forecasting excellence across all regions (executing actions)
  • Provide vision, thought leadership, roadmap and yearly plan input for demand planning modeling team
  • Explore opportunities in the use of analytics in DP


Qualifications:

  • Create statistical forecasts:
  • Gather, analyze and validate data
  • Execute statistical JDA modeling software
  • Review resulting statistical forecast model
  • Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
  • Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts
  • Strong JDA Demand programming skills. At least 3 years of experience in JDA preferred.
  • BA/BS college degree or its equivalent. MBA / PhD in Math, Economics/Econometrics, Engineering, and/or Statistics preferred.
  • Extensive experience using statistical analysis and hands-on modeling experience with developing and maintaining statistical models
  • Ability to work very effectively in an independent as well as team environment
  • Good writing, editing, communications, organizational, and decision making skills
  • Prior work experience and exposure to business intelligence and data visualization tools will be a plus.
  • Ability to lead process discussion with Demand Planners and Demand Planning Leads across multiple markets and sectors
  • Fluent in multiple languages a plus, but not required
  • Experience working in a modeling team environment
  • Global experience or experience working with or in countries in Asia-Pac, the Middle-east, or Europe
  • Ability or experience developing demand modeling/demand planning communication process
  • Maintain demand planning system and software
  • Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness of product hierarchy
  • Monitor trends in forecast error
  • Identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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