Forecasting Officer

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Location
Perth, Perth
Posted
22 May 2018
Closes
19 Jun 2018
Job role
Accountant
Introduction to WesTrac:
WesTrac is an equipment solutions company and one of the world's leading Caterpillar Dealerships. Operating in NSW, ACT and WA, we supply equipment solutions to thousands of customers across the mining, construction, transport, forestry, agriculture and power generation sectors. At WesTrac our primary focus is our people. We know that our success is the result of more than 3,000 talented people working together to achieve amazing outcomes. Now, as we look to the future and our goal of becoming the first choice in equipment solutions, we're more focused than ever on harnessing the best talent for our business.
Reporting to the Planning and Scheduling Manager, The Forecasting Officer is accountable for medium to long term forecasting and planning, ensuring full utilisation of the company's Forecasting systems with reporting to predict and plan for demand changes. The Forecasting Officer is responsible for training and supporting users of AMT in a day to day operational sense, regular system administration tasks and reporting. This role will act as the key point of contact and subject matter expert for the forecasting system and processes for all internal stakeholder enquiries (e.g. Marketing, Service and Parts Operations).
Essential:

A minimum of 2 years' experience in a Planning or Forecasting role
Experience in equipment planning systems e.g. (AMT, SAP)
intermediate computer literacy skills - MS Office, internet based applications
Excellent communication and presentation skills (written, verbal, interpersonal)
Ability to work successfully within a team and autonomously

Desirable:

Understanding of basic planning principles
Previous experience with Parts and logistics
Mechanical aptitude
Understanding of workshop and field service operations
Previous exposure to mining components and machinery

Company Benefits:
WesTrac offers competitive remuneration packages and many other benefits which include:

Salary sacrificing options i.e. airline membership, motor vehicle etc.
Income Protection Insurance
Paid Parental Leave
Discounted CAT products
Wellness Program
Partner Discount network
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Further education assistance
Discounted gym membership
Discounted health insurance

WesTrac Pty Ltd is committed to achieving a diverse and engaged workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island candidates. Advertised: 13 Apr 2018 W. Australia Standard Time Applications close: 24 May 2018 W. Australia Standard TimeBack Apply now Refer a friend

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