Planning and Forecasting Analyst

  • STIHL Limited
  • 1515 Sise Road, London, ON, Canada
  • May 12, 2020
Purchasing/Supply Chain

Job Description

STIHL Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG in Germany, is a leader in the distribution of chain saws and handheld outdoor power equipment in Canada.  We have an immediate opening at our London head office for a full-time PLANNING AND FORECASTING ANALYST reporting to the Purchasing Manager.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • You will be responsible for aspects of our MRP system including annual planning and forecast maintenance.
  • Production planning for in house manufactured / packed items.
  • Spare parts analysis for new product introduction.
  • Point of contact for STIHL’s spare parts pricing system.
  • Monitor Sales and Purchase planning details with colleagues in Germany.
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental reporting requirements.
  • Provide back up to others in the Purchasing group.
 
Skills & Qualifications include:
  • College or University graduate.
  • Knowledge of MRP based systems, SAP experience is an asset.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills including Excel and Power Point.
  • Solid analytical skills needed to manage complex programs.
  • Good judgment, problem solving skills and ability to apply practical knowledge. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required to interact with dynamic internal stakeholders.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment.
  • Must be able to follow corporate direction and policies promoting excellence.
  • Knowledge or experience in the outdoor power equipment industry would be an asset.
 
We offer excellent working conditions and a competitive compensation package.  If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to the attention of the Human Resources Manager, STIHL Limited - hr.canada@stihl.ca 
 
We thank all applicants in advance; however only those under consideration will be contacted.
 
Accessibility accommodation is available in all aspects of the recruitment process. Applicants should make this known in advance.