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Position Title: Demand Analyst - NZ 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Hastings 

Requisition ID: 28071 



At McCain, we're committed to driving performance, cultivating careers and championing the advancement of technology in agriculture and manufacturing.


We are seeking a Demand Analyst, where the primary focus for this role is to be the key communication link between demand and supply within the supply-planning time fence for each Category. 


About the role

  • Centrally coordinate communications on managing abnormal demand and supply shortages for all products 
  • Communicating and escalating issues within the short-term horizon 
  • Conduct data cleansing and maintenance activities
  • Develop processes and structure for automating data sourcing and reporting
  • Visualize data by creating and maintaining meaningful reports and dashboards
  • Consolidate multiple data sources and analyzing patterns, trends, anomalies and root causes
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within the entire supply chain and providing actionable insights
  • Facilitate actions agreed to resolve the demand and supply imbalances
  • Reporting and KPI measurement, ability to build dashboards to drive action plans and continuous improvement 


About you

  • Advanced analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail with confidence in decision-making
  • Ability to lead conversations with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external, to drive and influence outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills for internal and external audiences
  • Knowledge of SAP/APO/Power BI
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Maintain positive approach to work and consistently deliver high quality output
  • Sound business process knowledge
  • FMCG Experience would be beneficial 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work independently and build cross-functional partnerships across the organization


What's in it for you?

  • Opportunity to be a part of a global iconic brand
  • Work with a fun and high performing team
  • Pioneering, innovative and dedicated development programs
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Great family values workplace


Explore a world of growth at McCain Foods!


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
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Job Family: Supply Chain & Logistics      
Division: ANZ 
Department: ​Demand Planning ​
Location(s): NZ - New Zealand : Hawke's Bay : Hastings || NZ - New Zealand : Auckland : Auckland || NZ - New Zealand : Canterbury : Christchurch || NZ - New Zealand : Canterbury : Timaru || NZ - New Zealand : Other : Reference job description || NZ - New Zealand : Wellington Region : Wellington 

Company: McCain Foods (NZ) Limited 

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