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Senior Sales Forecasting Lead - eero

Job ID: 1507161 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Wifi is the foundation of the modern home. Without it, nothing works. eero, an Amazon company, is the first company to deliver a whole home WiFi experience using mesh technology, ensuring there isn’t a home layout or connected device we can’t handle. Fixing connectivity is, however, just the start. We’re working on the building blocks of the smart home by designing our own hardware, enabling it with powerful software, and tying it all together to the cloud. A home that anticipates our needs, takes care of us and our families, keeps us safe and healthy, and saves money and energy.

Overview of role:

Sales Forecasting is a critical function at eero, working closely with the Sales, Finance, Demand Forecasting, Manufacturing, and Operations teams to ensure forecasting accuracy and streamlined forecasting processes across our retail and ISP channels. You will be responsible for bridging the gap between Sales, and the Manufacturing Operations and Finance teams for sales planning and analytics. This is a highly visible and cross-functional role with an outsized impact. This role will report to the Head of Business Operations.


What you will do:
· Closely collaborate with Sales and Manufacturing Operations teams produce a demand forecast by week by SKU on a monthly basis across our retail, ISP, Custom Installer, and Home Builder channels
· Spearhead a rigorous forecasting process, taking into account various data points including recent sales, seasonality, inventory position, market trends, customer trends, ramp-up periods, and promotional calendar etc.
· Provide analytical support for the cross channel supply allocation process. Support executive decision making by clearly identifying trade-offs among customer relationships, financial targets and long term growth
· Track and closely monitor key forecasting KPIs such as attainment, accuracy, etc.
· Attend customer calls and collaborate closely with channel leads and customers/prospects
· Assist Sales, Demand Planning, and Supply Planning teams with our monthly build processes
· Run ad-hoc analyses of sales performance vs. forecast. Highlight deviations early to help adjust our sales and/or inventory allocation strategy
· Lead due diligence of new demand forecasting and supply planning tools that eliminate manual processes and reduce errors
· Document sales and forecasting processes, and train/onboard cross-functional team members

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 5+ years of work experience in an analytically driven role in start-ups, consulting, i-banking, or PE/VC
· Sales forecasting and financial modelling experience
· Retail or consumer electronics industry exposure

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Technology/hardware/consumer electronics industry exposure
Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.