We are a mission based company working to preserve Vermont’s agricultural soils and working landscape through farmstead cheese production. A leader in the cheese industry, we are located in the beautiful, rolling hills of Greensboro, VT. The Jasper Hill Family of Businesses includes two farms, two creameries, and a cheese aging facility that also houses our shipping and sales departments.
We are seeking a highly skilled inventory and sales analyst to forecast inventory, analyze data, and help us manage an artisan perishable product. This is an important role providing ongoing quantitative analysis of our sales forecast and production data to ensure that our current and future inventory needs are properly balanced. This is an immensely complicated job due to the diversity of our product line and challenges surrounding the aging of specialty cheese. This position will report to and collaborate with the Sales Director. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills, think outside the box and use Excel modeling to communicate current and future trends.
Develop and processes reports that will facilitate the analysis and interpretation of sales, marketing, and inventory plans as they relate to the company financial plan
Act as a bridge between Quality, Sensory and Sales department
Communicate effectively with multiple departments on any given projects to ensure accuracy and overall success
Oversee weekly order allocations and allocate on an as needed basis
Document discrepancies such a missing or mislabeled items
Organize and set agenda for monthly inventory and production meetings as well as vault walk-throughs
Work with the Sensory and Marketing teams to select inventory for specific private label and special release programs
Manage inventory before our weekly allocation cycle occurs to drive sales
Monitor and analyzes progress against plans and suggest adjustments and their anticipated impact
Identify and lead the implementation of programs to improve forecast accuracy
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to perform and understand complex data analysis
Excellent quantitative skills
Establish solid inter-departmental working relationships
Supply Chain knowledge
Understanding of financial implications of inventory levels
3 or more years of supply chain experience including program design preferred
Expert level skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Background in cheese or specialty food desired
Sensory evaluation skills a plus!
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