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General Electric Demand Planning Analyst in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description Summary

Responsible for supporting the demand forecasting and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process for the Unison business. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing demand forecasts for specific products, market segments and business units. Responsibilities also include leading demand review meetings and collaborating across the sales, customer programs, marketing and sales and supply chain partners. The analyst will utilize tools such as MS Excel, MS Access, Spotfire and the Oracle ERP/APS system to build and develop analyses and tools to improve the demand forecasting process. Support S&OP Senior Leadership Team (SLT) meetings and reviews; including the development of presentation content and recommendations.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the demand forecasting and Sales & Operations planning for the Unison business based on defined schedules and business operational rhythms

  • Uses internal and external data sources to analyze historical demand patterns, perform statistical analysis and make recommendations for forecast changes as required

  • Perform root cause analysis for demand changes and forecast accuracy defects to drive improvements

  • Demonstrate decision making skills to create optimal monthly product/channel forecasts

  • Enhance forecasts with market and sales intelligence as possible

  • Connect to customer portals and systems.

  • Act as the key contact for demand management inquiries and activities for assigned customers, products, markets

  • Collaborate across the Unison enterprise with critical S&OP functional areas such as: supply chain, operations, sourcing, sales, customer programs and finance

  • Developing S&OP presentation material and SLT recommendations, presenting content as required

  • Execute policy/strategy

  • Make decisions within a defined framework.

  • Resolves issues in situations that require good technical knowledge and judgment within established procedures.

  • Consults more senior team members for issues outside of defined instructions/parameters.

  • Develops strong customer relationships and serves as the interface between customer and GE.

  • Explains technical information to others.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 7 years of experience in customer service)

  • Minimum of 3 years of supply chain experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Exceptional analytical skills, advanced MS Excel skills and familiarity in dealing with large data sets and transforming data as required to support needs

  • Experience in Aerospace/Aviation industry

  • Demand Planning or Production Planning / Supply Chain experience

To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes