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Sales Analyst - HYBRID

Kelly Services
Edison, NJ 08899
**Seeking a Sales Analyst to work on a HYBRID schedule with our client in Edison, NJ.**

**Our Client is a leader within manufacturing. They develop a wide variety of writing instruments for companies and consumers world-wide.**

**In this role, you would be responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting of all sales related data in an on-going effort to increase overall sales productivity. The Sales Analyst must collect sales information and evaluate performance based on sales forecast while taking into consideration current economic conditions.**

**Sound like a team you'd like to join? Read more below!**

**Title: Sales Analyst**

**Location: Edison, NJ**

**Duration of Employment: Direct Hire; Full-Time**


**3 days onsite & 2 days at home**

**Flexible hours between 7AM-9PM**

**Vaccination is** **NOT** **Required.**

**_Great Salaried Pay- Negotiable_**

**_Flexible Hours; Partially remote_**

**_Healthy Work-Life Balance_**

**_FULL Benefits 30 days into Employment (Paid Holidays, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k Matching, Profit Sharing, Weekly Pay, etc.)_**

**Job Duties:**

**Produce various inventory reports that are sent to the assigned customers. Replenishment Manager on a monthly basis. Manage customer Inventory thru EDI data and Retail Link reports & the Replenishment Mgr.**

**Provide/maintain POS reports for the retail accounts and specific commercial accounts with EDI data and/or customer websites. Compare POS to Forecast.**

**Work closely with all Sales Mgrs. for special requests, meetings, analyzing customer inventories, BTS, Promos, etc.**

**Perform Commercial Market customer catalog analysis, perform Mass Market plan-o-gram analysis, utilize NPD data to highlight competitive items, price points, opportunity gaps and category trends**

**Responsible for sales data integrity across various business platforms. Requires a keen ability to manage large data sets and recommend reports to enhance strategic insights steering the business**

**Collect, analyze, evaluate and report data in order to increase sales productivity. Collect sales records and trends to evaluate performance. Analyze backorder report and discuss production issues with operations. Analyze the line of business operations (product lines, stores, etc.) to determine profitability and to establish a baseline for action and operational changes**

**Use demand planning software (Smoothie) as the primary forecasting tool. Train new sales managers to use software efficiently. Reviews individual sales forecasts from sales managers, historical trends and develops composite monthly and annual sales projections by product line. Reconcile forecast variances, as they apply to the sales budget**

**Assist management in developing and reviewing the sales budget and rolling sales forecast including sales to budget variance analysis. Coordinate the complete sales reporting and forecasting process for all sales channels (key accounts, products etc.). Communicate sales reporting and sales forecast to senior management**

**Create multiple level forecast for assigned customers monthly (customer, item, sales manager) and evaluate current sales goals, interacting with sales, marketing, and operations to understand forecast drivers. Coordinate with sales managers and marketing on new product introductions and promotions**

**Recommend items to discontinue on a bi-annual basis to Marketing**

**Perform new item set up process for major accounts (pricing, descriptions, images, and overall product set up)**

**Responsible for the monthly Forecast Roll Up which is divided up between Sales Managers. The report shows each Manager the difference between their Projected Sales vs. Actual Sales for the year for each month, the difference between Forecast percentage vs. Projected Sales, Actual Sales vs. Forecast, and Actual Sales vs. Projected Sales and it shows the companys grand total of all of the above for the month and for YTD.**

**Qualifications and Experience:**

**MUST be able to perform complex analysis**

**MUST have experience with sales forecasting**

**MUST have working experience for a sales driven, customerfocused business**

**MUST have 3-5 Years of Co-Managing experience**

**Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results**

**Demonstrated ability to retrieve complex data from internal systems to support on-going sales analysis activities**

**Ability to capture and document business and reporting requirements from multiple sources**

**Ability to coordinate and manage simultaneous data analysis requests of varying size and scope**

**Experience with forecasting software and knowledge of demand planning principals**

**Experience working with consumer-packaged goods and mass retailers a plus**

**Perform analysis, organize data and create reports from various sources**

**Ability to perform complex analysis**

**Replenishment training preferred**

**Light travel- REQUIRED**

**Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Working knowledge of Windows based operating system**

**Knowledge with the internet through search engines for research**

**Multi-tasking and coordinate project with changing priorities**

**Excellent Communication skills written and verbal**

**Strong understanding of the sales environment**

**Knowledge and Understanding of P & L**

**Strong Analytical skills**

**Strong individual and group Presentation skills**

**Ability to work independently and with a team**

**Knowledge of Crystal reporting a plus**

**EDI experience a plus**

**Wal-Mart/Sams Retail Link a plus**

**Experience in a sales driven, customerfocused business a plus**

**Exposure to Axapta or similar ERP Software a plus**

**Office Products Industry a plus**

**College degree preferred but not required**

**Applications are being accepted NOW - DON'T WAIT!!!**

**Apply Today!**

**After you apply, please send your updated resume to** **** **! I will reach out to you as soon as possible!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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