Job Description

The Demand Planning Analyst is responsible for forecasting activities associated with assigned customers, products and/or sales channels/categories. This is achieved by creating and maintaining forecast models for customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from Sales, Marketing, customers and syndicated consumer data.  In addition, this position supports Branch Purchasing Managers specific to Foodservice Enterprise purchasing initiatives and the Category Management team as they advance their goals. 

Essential Duties: 

  • Develop and maintain weekly demand forecasts for all active SKUs across all FSW locations
  • Collaborate with FSW field teams to manage SKU-level min-max replenishment parameters to satisfy future demand and on-shelf presentation standards
  • Provide input to internal and external Supply Planning teams to optimize inventory management strategies of new, existing, and discontinued SKUs
  • Coordinate cross-functional reporting and research activities to resolve SKU/location-level out-of-stocks (OOS), overstocks, on-hand inventory discrepancies, and product write-offs
  • Own end-to-end execution of inventory planning activities for new store openings: SKU-level demand planning, P.O. placement, delivery scheduling, and supplier accountability
  • Champion sustainable processes and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) from a college or university; 
  • 5 years minimum related experience and training in the discipline, which may include education.
  • Industry certification in Supply Chain preferred (ie: APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) preferred
  • Must have a working knowledge of Clarity, E3 Trim/AWR or comparable purchasing software as well as basic Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook skills.
  • Strong ability and desire to work both independently and in group / project settings.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and group presentation skills

Corporate Summary: 

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first – our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922. 

Our Mission: At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family’s motto to “treat associates like family and customers like friends.” 

Why work for us? 

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That’s why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn’t stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs, and much more! 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

Application Instructions

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