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Senior/ Global Demand Planning Analyst

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Planning and Retail Operations
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We're growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people. We push the boundaries of what others have defined as possible. Our approach starts with an engineering mindset and different thinking. Then we continuously refine our ideas - unwilling to compromise and driven by an obsession for finding a better way.

About the role

As part of the Global Centre of Excellence for Forecast & Demand Management, the Senior/ Global Demand Planning Analyst will drive the data analytics of the global planning data. Supported by the planning systems, he/she will focus on demand trends, range patterns, SKU patterns and product cannibalisation to improve the predictability of the business. This person supports key business decisions in regard to Demand Forecasting, New Product Launch Planning, Range Planning and SKU mix optimisation. The Senior/Global Demand Planning Analyst will be reporting directly to the Global Lead of Demand Management.

  • Responsible for sales forecasting based on Statistical Time Series forecasting models (Prophet, ARIMA, LSTM, ETS, MA, and foundational statistical models such as Exponential smoothing, Holts winter’s model, etc.) for various Markets

  • Creating demand models based on business insights research & sales analysis

  • Partner with Commercial on quantitative patterns of promotions, seasonality and events

  • Partner with Finance on establishing an integrated financial business forecasting

  • Integrate demand signals and their quantitative effect on the overall sales forecast

  • Determine and implement external influencers into a holistic forecasting model using ML

  • Develop reports for forecast related activities

  • Develop and conduct training sessions for Demand Planners in the Markets

  • Continuously improve the way of working, both from a process and a system perspective

About you

  • A proven track record with at least 3-5 years of relevant analytics work

  • Strong Academic record: Degree in Statistics/ Mathematic, Computer science, Operational research or related field

  • Strong knowledge in statistical modelling whereby experience in machine learning will be a plus

  • Ability to translate complex datasets (mainly sales related) to understandable trends and market patterns

  • Understanding and working knowledge of supply chain planning would be a plus

  • Demonstrate flexibility and resilience and respond constructively to new demands and challenges

  • Working knowledge on programming languages such Python, R programming, or equivalent would be an advantage

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

This role requires someone who is an expert in forecasting and who can translate this expertise into understandable language for all stakeholders, act as a first point of contact for the Markets on anything forecasting related and has a passion for Continuous Improvement.

Benefits

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.