Sr. Analyst, Forecasting in Atlanta, GA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 1/17/2022

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At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

The Sr. Replenishment Analyst will be responsible for the strategic implementation of best practice demand replenishment strategies that supports the sales and inventory goals of SMG and Lowes. The Sr. Replenishment Analyst will leverage their collaborative relationships and understanding of key business drivers to flawlessly execute replenishment methodologies that support shifts in demand seasonality. Further responsibilities are included, but not limited to, regional and market level weeks of supply analysis, order fulfillment troubleshooting and root cause analysis, and standardized reporting of key metrics. The Sr. Replenishment Analyst will also be required to demonstrate supply chain best practices leading to increased SMG supplier performance relative to the Lowes vendor compliance program. This position is expected to perform the following: Collaborate with BDT Sales team, BDT Finance, and Demand Planning to execute replenishment strategies that drives key metrics including but not limited to, point of sale, GMROI, margin dollars, margin % and inventory turns. Collaborate with Lowes Inventory Planning and Replenishment team to align inventory goals that support shared point of sales growth while meeting customer inventory objectives. Own and execute category analysis that supports current and future SMG programs around promotional activity and off shelf product placement. Execute regular inventory reviews to ensure readiness and drive customer automated replenishment system recommendations Provide detailed insight and root cause analysis into key customer metrics such as in-stock and fill rate reporting. Executes the Ready for Season process to track item set up, ensuring all data is accurate and submitted in a timely fashion for new and existing products. Minimum Requirements Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or other applicable fields. Experience: Business experience in Distribution, Demand Planning, Fulfillment Planning or Replenishment Planning in either a retail or consumer products manufacturing environment. Demonstrated abilities within Inventory Management, Distribution or other Supply Chain aspect. Systems experience using SAP, Microsoft Office Suite, Orchestro/Vision Chain Data Analytics. Knowledge: Supply chain processes and procedures within a retail or manufacturing CPG company. Replenishment planning within a retail or manufacturing CPG company. Skills and Abilities / Competencies: Strong analytical and statistical skills Strong written and verbal communication skills Expert in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Access and Excel Able to work effectively cross-functionally within the organization Passionate and detailed in task execution Ability to be flexible and open to change Ability to accept category ownership and accountability

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law


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