Innovation has guided our every decision since 1974. As more riders of all ages get on the roads, trails, and streets than ever before, we’re here to do the best work of our lives to push the greatest human powered machine into the future each and every day. We’re a team of barrier-breakers, disrupters, and problem solvers. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where every teammate can succeed as we inspire riders everywhere. Reach out – we’re here to help you build your career at Specialized.

 

Can you find your happy place in a spreadsheet?  Do charts and graphs make your heart skip a beat?  Do you love bikes and nerd out on how all the small parts come together to build an incredible machine?  If you were able to answer “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you!

We are searching for a high horsepower individual to join our team as a Demand Planner for Service Parts, a data mining maestro laser-focused on keeping riders on bikes!

 

HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE

  • Plan & manage global inventory of small parts to support after-sales service and warranty with a special focus on Rider Direct replacement part sales.
  • Drive overall efficiency in our forecasting and inventory planning and develop internal best practices for data-centric goal tracking
  • Serve as a reporting, analytics, and metrics subject matter expert for leadership and other team members
  • Identify gaps, opportunities and risk within business planning process and make recommendations that support functional objectives
  • Be a major contributor of analytical insight for key decisions that provide value to the organization
  • Measure and drive qualitative and quantitative progress against identified action items

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO WIN

  • Experience in reporting, analytics, and data presentation in combination with the ability to quickly learn new systems, software, and technology
  • Obsessive attention to detail and an internal drive for accuracy
  • Lack of fear in challenging the status quo and in solving complex, data-oriented scenarios
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with ability to manipulate large sets of data
  • Ability to think creatively and analyze data while facing pressure, ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Self-motivation and enthusiasm to drive the day-to-day analysis requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain/Logistics, Statistics/Data Science, Finance, or related field preferred; Advanced Degree a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle and related business intelligence, database, and analytical applications preferred
  • Expert level proficiency in use of MS Excel
  • Experience in programming languages (SQL, Python, R, etc)
  • Energy, passion and enthusiasm for outdoor lifestyle in general and cycling in particular

Here at Specialized we believe that bikes have the power to change lives for the better. We are a culture of barrier-breakers, but we need your unique ideas and backgrounds to help us push boundaries and change the world. We are always looking for creative, innovative, and passionate people who can contribute to our mission of getting people outside. Regardless of your qualifications, if you think this could be you and you're ready to make a difference, please apply! We hope that you will reach out and show us how you can make an impact here.

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