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Demand Forecast Analyst

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Date: Jul 17, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10281

Company: J.Crew Group, Inc.

Overview:This candidate must be experienced with forecast methods as they are applied to demand forecast systems and process, and must have an understanding on how to manipulate the forecast parameters to maximize demand forecast accuracy and minimize demand forecast volatility.  The Demand Forecast Analyst will be responsible for developing and maintaining demand forecast and demand forecast accuracy and analysis for all JCrew SKUs.  The Demand Forecast Analyst will help develop short and long term proposals for demand forecasting and replenishment.


The ideal candidate will be highly analytical with a background in demand forecasting, replenishment, planning, and allocation and have an existing knowledge of the retail environment and experience leading projects/implementations. This individual should have excellent excel and data analysis skills as well as an understanding databases and basic familiarity with SQL.



  • Develop and execute new process for demand forecasting by SKU to feed to current systems.
  • Partner with VP Data and VP of Allocation to propose short and long term solutions for demand forecasting.
  • Partner with VP Data and VP of Allocation to propose plan for factory to DC replenishment.
  • Develop demand forecast accuracy and volatility reporting.
  • Maintain and continually analyze accuracy of demand forecasts and demand forecasts volatility, and maintaining demand forecast parameters as necessary.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with ambiguity and limited oversight.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.



  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Comprehensive understating of demand forecast methodology and Demand Forecast Accuracy calculations (MAD and MAPE)
  • Outstanding analytical skills & be data driven.
  • Hands-on experience with Inventory management & demand planning and replenishment process.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Basic understanding of SQL helpful.
  • 2+ years of Demand Forecasting experience including 5+ years in planning and allocation.


J.Crew Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Job Segment: Database, SQL, Data Analyst, Technology, Data

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