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Central Forecast & Replenishment Analyst

Winnipeg, MB · Retail
In your role as Central Forecast & Replenishment Analyst, you will support the supply chain transformation for the Next 100 internal initiative, including the development of store replenishment reporting and analysis, actioning of inventory strategies and providing recommendations for continuous improvement.

Joining NWC gives you a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture. 

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:
  • Evaluate and analyze the accuracy of new forecast & replenishment tool outputs for stores.
  • Provide recommendations aligned with demand planning strategies and business requirements as outlined by the project team.
  • Analyze and improve internal process aligned to support the initiative goals working closely with the stakeholders.  
  • Act as the liaison between the project team and replenishment planning team, escalating areas of risk to daily operations.
  • Work with replenishment SMEs, operations specialists, and IS to resolve systematic and data issues that may occur during the implementation of new F&R processes.
  • Identifying trends and bringing forward insights which help to support the overall goals of the initiative and organization.
  • Assist with the optimization of inventory strategies, coordinating with internal stakeholders.
  • Evaluate and improve the existing decision-making tools, using the inputs from the Seasonal Allocations Analyst information.
  • Collaborate with the Manager, replenishment planning to build reporting which supports individual and team KPI measurements.
  • Coordinate with IS as required.
Desired Skills & Experience:
  • BCom./Business Administration Degree.
  • Prior office, retail or supply chain experience preferred.
  • Keen analytical skills with the ability to manage work efficiently and effectively with proven organizational, planning and prioritizing skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Enterprising approach, with the ability to communicate opportunities in a positive and productive manner are required.
  • A demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information along with a demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel and Access, is desired.
  • Basic knowledge of Oracle, SQL, Python an asset.
Location:     Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB
Reports to:  Manager, Replenishment Planning

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:

Being Enterprising • Committing to our Customer • Working with Passion • Leading and Developing Others • Demonstrating Respect and Inclusivity • Building Trust
The North West Company is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This is an active job opening for a position that is currently available and we are actively seeking to fill.

For Internal Applicants Only:

Salary Grade: C0R008

Note:  All employees must have a minimum of one year of service in their current position prior to applying for other positions unless authorized by their current manager. Prior to applying, an internal employee also MUST obtain a written endorsement email from their current Manager or Manager – once – removed and provide this to the recruitment team before they can be considered for opportunities. This opportunity adheres to the Corporate job posting guidelines.


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