New Release Operations Analyst

Recruiter
The Music Market / Arts and Media Ltd
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, one of the world’s leading music companies is looking for a New Release Operations Analyst to join the team until the end of the year.

Key duties and responsibilities of the role will include:

Demand Forecasting

  • Develop and report on account/sku level products and shipment forecasts for new release product life cycle for all assigned accounts and territories.
  • Collaborate with Labels, Production and Marketing to assist with gathering new release information in order to improve forecast accuracy and product availability.
  • Participate in consensus review meetings
  • Participate in account specific meetings, both internal and external.

Inventory Planning

  • Determine inventory requirements for new release titles including tracking titles to ensure on-time delivery to customers.
  • Ensure master data is set up correctly to enable smooth end to end planning.
  • Aid in tracking critical path milestones for new release titles, including any required procurement of finished goods and raw materials.
  • Act as account representative for all inquiries relating to inventory positions
  • Participate in key meetings pertaining to new release titles.

Process & System Enhancement

  • Assists with the development of processes, system enhancements, and reports (e.g., Key Performance Indicators (KPI), statistical and trends reports) to facilitate execution of responsibilities.
  • Utilizes key performance indicators to identify strengths and opportunities within the forecasting process.

Reporting

  • Produce and distribute daily reporting to assist team with planning tasks.
  • Produce and distribute regular stakeholder reports.
  • Performs special projects and ad hoc analysis as requested by management or their accounts.

Essential attributes for the successful candidate:

  • Service delivery orientation
  • End to end understanding of physical supply chain within the music industry
  • Ability to multi task in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent communication, persuasive and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills required
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (MS, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio).
  • Keen interest in business processes & planning systems.
  • Experience in a production forecasting or planning role with a particular emphasis on manufacturing planning, replenishment, inventory planning, analysis, and modeling.
  • Experience in consumer goods, wholesale, retail, or manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Demand/Supply analyst or inventory planning experience required
  • Demand/Supply Planning and/or procurement system experience preferred
  • An interest in distribution of Entertainment media

Due to the volume of applications, we cannot respond to every candidate that applies for this vacancy. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. If you are already registered with us, please contact your consultant directly.

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