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Working As A Planning Analyst

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • $70,694

    Average Salary

What Does A Planning Analyst Do At Lowe's

* Develops and provides instructions to Store Operations for Merchandising product resets and corporate projects, translating merchant intent into execution in the field.
* Coordinates the writing of project details and delivery through written communications, conference calls, and meetings
* Works cross functionally with MCTC, Store Operations, and Merchandising to ensure project details and service expectations are consistent across all service and project activities, and to connect the field and merchant points of view
* Consults with Visual Presentation Managers and Project Leads regarding resets, providing subject matter expertise regarding the planning and communication needs of resets and the Store Operations team
* Utilizes and manages large sets of data including store lists, labor capacity, budgets, inventory, etc. to ensure key stakeholders are prepared and informed for deployment
* Provides planning and execution expectations, work plans, data sets, and communication consistently to drive project and program completion
* Supplies estimates of labor, scheduling of labor, and developing the scope of work to the deployment team and other analysts where needed
* Analyzes past projects to check for quality of planograms, information accessibility, etc. and works upfront with Merchandising Operations and other internal groups to provide proactive solutions

What Does A Planning Analyst Do At Ross Stores, Inc.

* Use all available resources, data, history, peers and system to develop well thought out plans.
* Independently and collaboratively assess hindsight performance to plan, identify risk, opportunities and make recommendations for action plans.
* Drive implementation of action plan.
* Support business by running ad-hoc reports while offering suggestions to achieve the company’s goals.
* Effectively communicate business issues/results.
* Ensure written and verbal communications are clear, concise and consistent.
* Insure all work reflects technically accurate results with minimal errors or mistakes and attention to detail.
* Demonstrate an understanding and the importance of insuring quality of work.
* Recap and communicate cross functional issues and escalate as needed

What Does A Planning Analyst Do At Home Depot

* Partner with multiple cross-functional, cross-company project teams of 10+ people.
* Assist the merchant and suppliers to define and articulate project strategy and objectives, scope and business requirements.
* Think creatively to make recommendations regarding executing strategies and potential solutions.
* Ensure all impacted stakeholders are involved through-out the project lifecycle, and secure execution resources.
* Communicate expectations, share information and hold partners accountable.
* Issue resolution
* Nature and Scope:
* This position reports to the Senior Manager of Merchandising Services Projects.
* This position has no direct reports

What Does A Planning Analyst Do At Kelly Services

* Creation of purchase orders
* Purchase orders maintenance
* New product introduction launches,
* External order fulfillment,
* Service level,
* Inventory targets,
* Supplier production scheduling,
* Production execution to plan,
* Supply and demand balance,
* Production shipments and reporting,
* Supply issues escalation, mitigation and reporting,
* Product distribution and transportation,
* The Supply Planning Analyst will support the design, development and institutionalization of a best practice supply planning process with key external business partners.
* Collaborates with Demand Planning team to receive demand plans; conducts a formal process with the external partners to rationalize supply and demand, taking into account capacity and inventory

What Does A Planning Analyst Do At Aecom

* Upholds safety, health, and environmental procedures; communicates directly; and supports the EHS policies to ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA and Company and Site Specific rules and regulations at all times.
* Acts as the principal liaison between the maintenance department and operation planning.
* Maximizes resources by identifying parts, materials, special tools, external services, rentals and documentation by establishing, maintaining and improving the maintenance planning and scheduling flow and process tasks.
* Receives and reviews all planned work orders from the requesting departments.
* Reviews and screens each work order to verify proper completion with all required information.
* Examines planned work orders and determines scope and best practices to accomplish work.
* Identifies work requiring engineering and design and reviews with proper entities.
* Escalates issues to the Reliability Manager for work that requires special tools, personnel or special approvals.
* Develops full scope and extent of work required, including cost and time required, to conduct the relevant repair, preventive, predictive, and improvement maintenance activities of the plant equipment, buildings and grounds.
* Prepares job plans for scheduling, detailing parts, materials, special tools and external services and documentation with planned costs.
* Job plans to include the sequencing of associated tasks.
* Performs root cause analysis for continuous improvement.
* Initiates and implements best practices with emphasis on planning/scheduling the preventive and predictive work.
* Analyzes unplanned work orders and occurrences for incorporation into corrective and preventive actions.
* Ensures that all maintenance personnel understand the work instructions using a procedures-based maintenance strategy and best practices for all maintenance tasks.
* Ensures maintenance personnel update and close each work order when completed.
* Prepares reports, collects and analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related and operation related problems.
* Initiates the requisition process for all MRO materials and oversees storeroom to establish, maintain, improve and optimize MRO inventory.
* Maximizes equipment reliability and availability through effective use of planned maintenance to quickly return equipment to design capacity, and develops effective and applicable procedures to ensure defect free quality maintenance work.
* Develops maintenance work schedule for affected area including PM, PDM and SWO.
* Develops and adheres to prioritization of work tasks.
* Performs post job reviews to ensure actual work performed and post repair operation is satisfactory.
* Identifies and changes scope of PM or PDM (based on activity results) and SWO.
* Maintains the CMMS while managing and tracking work orders, backlog, and spare parts and creates a machine history of plant equipment and reallocates resources as required.
* Understands the as-designed operation of all plant assets and reviews the operation of equipment and systems to identify and implement PM and PDM tasks to avoid production interruption.
* Coordinates with Site Maintenance Manager and Operations to schedule workforce and resources for workforce and cost optimization.
* Develops a system of planned job packages for recurring tasks.
* Identifies and secures and preplaces all parts and material required to complete the work by providing stores a Bill of material for the work orders and kits(palletizes) for maximum efficiency.
* Coordinates with stores to manage spare part usage.
* Creates a critical spares list and procures or identifies sources for procurement to reduce lead times.
* Manages backlog.
* Continuously improves, changes the job estimate, planning and scheduling process by utilizing feedback from maintenance team.
* Maintains accurate metrics on the performance of planning and scheduling functions and provides information for continuous improvement.
* Demonstrates a strong understanding of skilled crafts such as HVAC, Mechanics, Electrics, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Plumbing, Pipe Fitting, etc.
* Position Goals and Performance Metrics:
* Schedule compliance: Jobs planned vs jobs and work completed as scheduled.
* Planning compliance: Data integrity in estimation and reporting of labor, material, and costs.
* Reduction of Service Work Orders: Planned Maintenance vs.
* Reactive.
* Improvement in Mean Time Between Failure.
* Timely reporting.
* Relationships:
* Reports to Site Maintenance Manager.
* Works with Operations supervision and planning.
* Works with Maintenance Leads and Supervisors.
* Works with Stores and Purchasing personnel.
* Works with outside vendors.
* Works with other Planners/Schedulers.
* Works with customer/client engineers.
* Works with EH&S representatives.
* Works with Reliability Team.
* For more information, please contact Amanda Osborn at 706
* or amanda.osborn@aecom.com!
* Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.
* We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.
* These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer a full benefits package.
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How To Become A Planning Analyst

Most management analysts have at least a bachelor’s degree. The Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation may improve job prospects.

Education

A bachelor’s degree is the typical entry-level requirement for management analysts. However, some employers prefer to hire candidates who have a master’s degree in business administration (MBA).

Few colleges and universities offer formal programs in management consulting. However, many fields of study provide a suitable education because of the range of areas that management analysts address. Common fields of study include business, management, economics, political science and government, accounting, finance, marketing, psychology, computer and information science, and English.

Analysts also routinely attend conferences to stay up to date on current developments in their field.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

The Institute of Management Consultants USA (IMC USA) offers the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation to those who meet minimum levels of education and experience, submit client reviews, and pass an interview and exam covering the IMC USA’s code of ethics. Management consultants with a CMC designation must be recertified every 3 years. Management analysts are not required to get certification, but it may give jobseekers a competitive advantage.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Many analysts enter the occupation with several years of work experience. Organizations that specialize in certain fields typically try to hire candidates who have experience in those areas. Typical work backgrounds include experience in management, human resources, and information technology. 

Advancement

As consultants gain experience, they often take on more responsibility. At the senior level, consultants may supervise teams working on more complex projects and become more involved in seeking out new business. Those with exceptional skills may eventually become partners in their consulting organization and focus on attracting new clients and bringing in revenue. Senior consultants who leave their consulting company often move to senior management positions at nonconsulting organizations.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Management analysts must be able to interpret a wide range of information and use their findings to make proposals.

Communication skills. Management analysts must be able to communicate clearly and precisely in both writing and speaking. Successful analysts also need good listening skills to understand the organization’s problems and propose appropriate solutions.

Interpersonal skills. Management analysts must work with managers and other employees of the organizations where they provide consulting services. They should work as a team toward achieving the organization’s goals. 

Problem-solving skills. Management analysts must be able to think creatively to solve clients’ problems. Although some aspects of different clients’ problems may be similar, each situation is likely to present unique challenges for the analyst to solve.

Time-management skills. Management analysts often work under tight deadlines and must use their time efficiently to complete projects on time.

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Real Planning Analyst Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Planning & Analysis Lead Analyst Citigroup Management Corp. Islandia, NY Apr 01, 2015 $140,000
Planning and Analysis Lead Analyst Citigroup Management Corp. Islandia, NY Jan 08, 2016 $125,000
Planning and Analysis Lead Analyst Citigroup Global Markets Inc. New York, NY May 09, 2016 $125,000
Planning and Analysis Lead Analyst Citigroup Management Corp. Islandia, NY Jan 06, 2016 $125,000
Planning & Analysis Lead Analyst Citibank, N.A. Miami, FL May 01, 2015 $120,000
Sales Strategy & Planning Analyst Equinix, Inc. Redwood City, CA Mar 14, 2016 $115,000
Planning and Analysis Lead Analyst Citibank, N.A Miami, FL Aug 04, 2016 $115,000
Planning & Analyst Specialist Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. New York, NY Sep 15, 2015 $113,000 -
$127,000
Lead Market Planning Analyst NRG Energy, Inc. Princeton, NJ Jun 02, 2016 $112,200
Market Planning Analyst Genentech USA, Inc. South San Francisco, CA Jun 06, 2016 $110,115 -
$188,600
Kindle CS Capacity Planning Analyst Amazon Corporate LLC Seattle, WA Feb 25, 2015 $110,000 -
$150,000
Planning Analyst Murphy Exploration and Production Company Houston, TX Oct 02, 2015 $110,000
Resources Planning Analyst III Progressive Casualty Insurance Company Phoenix, AZ Apr 27, 2015 $88,234
SCM Planning Analyst Davol Inc. Warwick, RI Mar 09, 2016 $88,000
Production Planning Analyst Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc. Watsonville, CA May 21, 2015 $85,571
Resource Planning Analyst Progressive Casualty Insurance Company Phoenix, AZ Apr 01, 2015 $84,500
Essbase Planning Analyst I Edgewater Technology White Plains, NY Sep 01, 2015 $80,000
Planning Analyst Intel Corporation Chandler, AZ Jun 09, 2016 $78,832 -
$96,400
Supply Planning Analyst KLA-Tencor Corporation Milpitas, CA Jan 01, 2015 $78,568
Master Planning Analyst Niagara Bottling, LLC Ontario, CA Mar 02, 2015 $77,000
Production Planning Analyst Grocery Delivery E-Services USA, Inc. Newark, NJ May 09, 2016 $64,397
Inventory Planning Analyst The Gap, Inc. San Francisco, CA Dec 08, 2016 $63,606 -
$65,000
Inventory Planning Analyst The Gap, Inc. San Francisco, CA Aug 21, 2016 $63,606 -
$90,000
Planning Analyst Westvest Associates Inc. Doral, FL Feb 08, 2016 $62,150
Production Planning Analyst Amazon.Com.AZDC LLC Phoenix, AZ Oct 01, 2015 $62,000 -
$90,000
Planning Analyst and Modeler Southern Company Servies, Inc. Birmingham, AL Sep 26, 2015 $62,000 -
$82,000
Production Planning Analyst Amazon.Com.AZDC LLC Phoenix, AZ Jan 10, 2015 $62,000 -
$90,000
Capacity Planning Analyst Fidelity Technology Group LLC Durham, NC Aug 17, 2015 $61,506 -
$79,227

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Top Skills for A Planning Analyst

FinancialAnalysisProceduresCapacityPlanningResourceCustomerServiceInventoryLevelsLogisticsPurchaseOrdersServiceLevelMerchandiseBusinessUnitsAuditProductionPlanningProjectManagementBusinessPlansDataAnalysisRawMaterialsERPSKUWorkforce

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Top Planning Analyst Skills

  1. Financial Analysis
  2. Procedures
  3. Capacity Planning
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provide support for business planning, budget monitoring, financial analysis, headcount reconciliation and portfolio management reporting.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures.
  • Designed and built capacity management models and metrics for demand forecasting and capacity planning.
  • Provided statistical reporting and made recommendations to National Resource Planning and Local Leadership Team to determine resource staffing needs.
  • Provided heavy customer service with internal and external customers.

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