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Forecast Analyst

Wadsworth, Illinois
7 Nov 2023

Forecast Analyst

Corporate Headquarters

12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

At Uline, our products are always in stock, ready to ship. As a Forecast Analyst, you'll make sure every location has enough supply to deliver on our service promise to customers, even with growing demand.

Better together than apart. This position is on-site, and we are looking for good people who share our passion.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and monitor supply plan to best fill the forecasted demand for assigned vendors.

  • Manage and improve all replenishment planning parameters (lead time, safety stock, order cycles, etc.) for a specific distribution center and region.

  • Identify stock out and overage risks. Ensure supply chain backorders are minimized. 

  • Establish and implement seasonal pre-buy strategies and provide ramp-up / ramp-down timing for both a specific distribution center and region.

  • Identify and manage distribution constraints and vendor capacities.

  • Provide projections to key vendors and monitor performance.

  • Collaborate with Demand Planning and Distribution Operations on supply and inventory strategies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree. 

  • 2 - 3 years' experience in supply chain, purchasing, demand forecasting or related fields. 

  • Working knowledge of inventory planning / replenishment software a plus.


  • Complete medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.

  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Tuition Assistance Program that covers professional continuing education.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.

Employee Perks

  • On-site cafe with executive chefs and seasonal dinner-to-go options.

  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

  • Professional development classes.

About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 9,000 employees across 13 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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  • Job Reference: 1159197049-2
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Uline
  • Location: Wadsworth, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting