• Analyst Statistical forecasting Jobs in Mumbai City

  • General Mills, Inc
  • Mumbai City
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  • 4 - 9 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:




  • General Mills is reshaping the future of food We believe food makes us better It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other As one of the world s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more Are you passionate about the future of foodYou ve come to the right table We want the very best talent to help lead something big



  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Working on Individual development plans


  • Ability to influence across teams/boundaries
  • Good written/oral communication
  • High level of analytical skills, functional competence in the area of Demand management, Ability to influence without power, Good inter personal skills etc
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    Profile Summary:

    Employment Type : Full Time
    Industry : FMCG / F&B
    Salary : Not Disclosed
    Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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    General Mills, Inc
    General Mills, Inc

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