Supply Chain Analytics and Forecasting Analyst

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Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77043

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary


The Logistics Demand Planning Analyst is responsible for the generation of the monthly demand plan based on the S&OP Consensus Meeting.  This role works closely with the Commercial and Operation teams to validate and optimize monthly plans.  The main elements of this job focus on statistical demand analysis and commercial forecast analysis to reduce forecast error and better serve our customers.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Run monthly and weekly statistical demand models to provide as an input to the supply optimization model and as guidance to share with commercial planners
  • Maintain, test and improve statistical forecasting levels and models to continuously improve statistical forecast results
  • Review and analyze commercial forecast to spot opportunity areas and work with commercial team to improve forecast accuracy
  • Prepare and distribute monthly forecast accuracy reports to key S&OP stakeholders
  • Support logistics planning budget process
  • Analyze current market and segment demand fluctuations to improve weekly supply planning models demand input
  • Function as the primary expert regarding customer demand. Use this expertise to advise the S&OP team regarding how various demand events impact sales and be able to present statistical forecasts and explain the business and statistical assumptions used
  • Master data management monitoring and managing assignation of customer segmentation and market information
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis to support regional logistics operation as needed 
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Analytics, Engineering, Mathematics, Supply Chain, or related field of study from an accredited college/university
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong systems aptitude and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with emphasis on Excel 
     

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical/math-based skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Advanced MS Office especially with Excel (formulas, pivot tables, charts, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Access, SAP BI/BW, SAP IBP or other external data systems preferred
  • Knowledge of Python, R, Anaplan, APO, IBP, and other Analytics/Statistical tools
  • Knowledge of statistical forecasting and forecasting methodology
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel as needed
     

Working Conditions

  • Capable to work extended hours as needed
  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment
     

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.   Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors  
     

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

 

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

 

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

 

Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

 

CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (https://www.cemexusa.com/careers/life-at-cemex/benefits-well-being).

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


Nearest Major Market: Houston