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Sr. Statistical Forecaster

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Location: 

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 23340 

 

A Career in Beer and Beyond: 

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.   

 

We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.  

 

The Headlines:   

In the role of Sr. Statistical Forecaster working in Milwaukee, WI, you will be the key to success for the entire forecasting process. The Sr. Statistical Forecaster creates the statistical baseline volume forecast at a Province, Customer, Planning location, SKU, and week level within SAS. This includes continuous modeling for all Brands, Retail & On Premise, Craft, Imports, and new products for a two-year horizon (3M data combinations in a week).  Additionally, this role supports the end-to-end forecast process by executing SAS processes including new product introductions, large-scale data adjustments, and maintaining the collaboration insight overlays.

 

This position reports to the Demand Manager for Canada. 

 

The Responsibilities: 

  • Create, modify, and execute statistical models for all aspects of the Canada Region (6M hectoliter business) across 3+ million data points
  • Evaluates effectiveness of base stat forecast at varying levels and provides recommendations on different forecast models/parameters to optimize weekly forecast.
  • Update parameters to forecast such as outlier detection/correction, forecast parameters for execution, and iteratively executes forecast process to ensure best fit modeling
  • Support design, development, implementation, and execution of improvement processes / systems related to demand planning for Canada
  • New product forecasting across the portfolio with a strong partnership with the Project Management Office and the Demand Planning team, and includes master data validation, identifying proxy SKUs, determining SKU cannibalization
  • Create and maintain a volume forecast for the "next Year" that will be leveraged in the annual operating planning (AOP) process as the "business as usual" volume base.
  • Drives for continuous improvement of forecast accuracy by using collaboration and communication of STR forecast performance and key business drivers
  • SAS programming

 

The Other Qualifications: 

  • You are an authentic leader. You value and respect differences and believe diversity with inclusion is the key to collaboration and a winning team culture
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics OR equivalent experience (4+ years) in the field
  • You have at least 3-5 years experience in Statistical forecasting, statistical modeling, SAS software
  • Statistical Forecasting methods, outlier correction, adjusting parameters
  • Knowledge of SAS EG data and SAS landscape preferred
  • Statistical Forecasting methods and models
  • Strong MS Excel skills to generate reports that utilize both SAS data sets and Excel sheets as input
  • Strong ability to collaborate with Demand Planner team members, commercial, and brand teams
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities
  • You build relationships and collaborate to get to the desired outcome  
  • You take accountability for results – acting with integrity and honoring commitments  
  • You have a thirst for learning – you are always looking for ways to learn and help one another grow  
  • You exhibit our core values

 

Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  

  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office  
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities  
  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are 
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization 
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources
  • On site Pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  

 

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee