Requisition Number
HP Hood

Operations Analyst


Job Title: Operations Analyst
Location: Vernon, N.Y.
Supervisor: Forecast and Replenishment Manager
Job Function:
Assist in the management of forecasting, promotions, production volume, customer ordering and overall finished SKU and inventory management of packaging and ingredients.  Work as contributing member of the Operations Department.  This position requires strong computer skills, attention to detail, a positive professional attitude, and ability to work in a team environment.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of a collaborative forecasting process that collects and reconciles information from diverse sources into a single unified statement of demand; information to be maintained in to help manage:
    • Specific product categories
    • Key Accounts, inventoried items
    • Packaging and ingredients
  • Inventory management and analysis for assigned items
  • Analyze sales forecast accuracy to determine root cause and make adjustments
  • Analyze sales trends and product category trends
  • Design and prepare complex reports to assist plant operations and other areas
  • Work closely with sales, marketing, and supply chain to improve demand and sales plan to integrate those plans into sales and operational plans
  • Involved in special projects that include research, analysis and presentation/recommendations as they pertain to operations; strategizing, planning and forecasting


Job Qualifications:

  • MBA or BA/BS combined with 2 years’ experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with ability to succeed in team environment
  • Ability to work independently and drive processes to completion
  • Ability to think strategically and develop new techniques or approaches as dictated by the business
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with an established ability to effectively communicate to a diverse group
  • Excellent MS Office skills. Candidate must be experienced with advanced Excel functions and formulas
  •  Some travel may be required