• Analyst Statistical forecasting Jobs in Mumbai,India

  • General Mills, Inc.
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  • 2 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Overview & Responsibilities


Overview & Responsibilities

The fundamental purpose of this role is to support Demand planning by working extensively in the area of statistical forecasting Also providing innovative solutions and help implement it to optimize/Standardize processes which will bring improvement to overall forecasting approach and accuracy


of Time

Statistical forecasting

Pre-process and cleanse the input data for outliers and imputation of zero ship periods

Univariate time series modelling using exponential smoothing and Box Jenkins methods for very large data sets at SKU, warehouse and Customer level in weekly and monthly buckets

Multivariate modelling incorporating external and causal factors into forecasting

Leverage machine learning models (Support vectors, Ensembles Random forest, Gradient boosting etc) & deep learning (Recurrent Neural network (LSTM) etc) to generate best in class forecast accuracy

Exception handling and alert management to effectively review and manage forecasting KPIs above defined targets

Long-term forecasting incorporating strategic inputs from marketing, finance, operations etc

Effectively deploy results to stakeholders using predictive, prescriptive analytics and data visualization


of Time

Segmentation & demand planning analytics

Generate forecast for New Items using like item modelling/ machine learning approaches

Perform descriptive & diagnostics analysis on historical demand & shipment data

Forecast Visual analytics, scenario planning, model diagnostics

Build solution framework for segmented demand planning by leveraging Clustering methods- Distance matrix, Dimensionality reduction, K-means, DBSCAN etc

Enhance Demand disaggregation methodology and accuracy


of Time

Training / Knowledge

Working on Individual development plans

Interpersonal effectiveness
Ability to influence across teams/boundaries
Good written/oral communication
Learning Agility
High level of analytical skills, functional competence in the area of Demand management, Ability to influence without power, Good inter personal skills etc

Shift 130 PM to 1030 PM



Minimum Degree Requirements


Preferred Degree Requirements


Preferred Major Area of Study

Operations Research / Statistics

Required Professional Certifications

Preferred Professional Certifications

Data Analytics, Machine learning


Minimum years of related experience required

2 years

Preferred years of related experience

2 4 yrs

Technical requirements

Strong understanding of E2E Demand Planning and supply planning processes (Must have)
R and PYTHON Programming (Must have)
Data visualization using Excel, Tableau etc
Handling large data sets in various formats, volume and dimensions (SQL / Data Lakes)
Fundamentals of linear algebra, calculus, matrices and probability
Prior exposure to ERP (preferred)

Competencies/Behaviors required for job

Interpersonal effectiveness
Ability to influence across teams/boundaries
Good written/oral communication
Learning Agility
Broad perspective
Integrity and team player

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Retailing, Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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Company Profile:

General Mills, Incarfix

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