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Harley-Davidson | Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Auto req ID: 5485BR
Title: Analytics Lead - Sales Forecasting
Job Function: SALES
State and City: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Full or Part-Time: Full-Time
Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary
Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers - and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences.

From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Corporate Headquarters in Milwaukee, WI is the site where the first H-D factory - a wooden shed - was built in 1903 in the backyard of the William C. Davidson family home. Join us as a Sales Forecasting Lead and support the U.S. region by forecasting retails sales projections, developing appropriate retail inventory levels, and analyzing/forecasting market share. The Lead will also analyze motorcycle market trends, segmentation, pricing and portfolio in order to optimize Harley-Davidson's competitive positioning in the US.

Here's what you'll do

• Provide continuous analysis of the motorcycle market in the US and translate results into recommendations to optimize the product / price / promotion mix in the US market in order to support the growth plans of Harley-Davidson.

• Lead the short, medium and long term forecasting activities of the subsidiary, considering supply / demand forces, retail inventory, optimal mix and longer term product plans to achieve growth and profitability.

• Support Motorcycle product programs and plans for wholesale & retail related activities

• Provide retail data and market insight for Motorcycle retail sales information. Work closely with Harley-Davidson's research partner to garner relevant research/analytical information to support/collect/share and act on market data/intelligence.

• Gather, analyze and report Motorcycle performance, supporting the forecasting function as required.

Education Required
Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience Required
Minimum of 8 years of related experience, including data analytics, forecasting, and operating in a retail environment. Motorcycle/automotive experience considered a strong asset.

• Highly effective verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently and obtain results with limited, direct supervision.

• Comfortable with ambiguity and changing priorities.

• Highly proficient computer skills including Microsoft applications.

• Strong interpersonal skills that facilitate effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

• Incumbent must exhibit a strong sense of responsibility and accountability.

Direct Reports: No
Travel Required: 10-25%

About Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson, Inc.operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products segment and the Financial Services segment. The Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Motor Company) and the group of companies doing business as Buell Motorcycle Company (Buell). The Motorcycles segment designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale primarily heavyweight (engine displacement of 651+cc) touring, custom and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services. The Financial Services (Financial Services) segment includes the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). HDFS provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance and insurance-related programs to Harley-Davidson and Buell dealers. In August 2008, the Company announced the completion of its purchase of MV Agusta Group.

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