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PRIMARY FUNCTION: Prepare company sales forecasts. Analyze and interpret customer retail POS sales, inventory, and metrics data. Analyze company sales vs. forecast and sales budget variances, and determine root causes.
Reporting to the Manager of Central Engineering Services the Product Cost Analyst is responsible for costing and improving costs for all products in the manufacturing realm while ensuring the accuracy of data. As well, s/he is responsible for determining production processes in support of high volume, low cost manufacturing in both the United States and China.
Responsible for developing the master production schedule to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory considering order backlog, sales forecasts, customer expectations, and internal supply constraints. Prepare production schedules based on customer demand, safety stock level and capacity/resource planning. Prepare supplier schedules for all purchased components required to support production requirements.
management of the product life cycle, and overall customer satisfaction. Assist with existing product initiatives and
new product development collecting and translating marketing requirements. Act as a liaison with various internal
departments on all relevant product issues and to keep up to date with
technological developments. Build upon
current strategic assets to maintain and improve the Company's competitive
position and profitability.
This individual will be responsible for all packaging design and
improvements for Kenney Manufacturing products.
He/she will work closely with our marketing, manufacturing, and supply
chain to develop protective consumer product packaging to meet global market
needs. Responsibilities also include working closely with operations and supply
chain to modify existing product packaging to deliver prime cost savings in
material and freight. This person will work with in-house staff to develop
timelines, create prototypes, and conduct packaging testing and design verification.
He/she will be considered the resident expert on all facets of packaging.