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(North America Internal Job Posting) Automotive Forecast Analyst

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Posting Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: N/A, IN, US, N/A

Company: ArcelorMittal

About ArcelorMittal 
ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest steel producer. We use the most innovative technology to create the steels tomorrow’s world will be made of. Every day over 190,000 of our talented people, located in over 60 countries, push the boundaries of digitalization and use advanced technology to create a world that is stronger, faster and smarter. To help make this possible, they know they can depend on the support and training that a company of our scope and scale can provide.  


Why you should join our Team

At ArcelorMittal North America we have created something special. A better place to work and an ability to make a real difference to the world. 
We provide exceptional training and career paths. Our goal is to have our leaders be home grown and to provide all employees opportunities for growth, development, and movement within our organization.  We only accept A players as part of our team. 


Join our family, be a part of a great story and help us continue to grow and be successful.


Who we are looking for Automotive Forecast Analyst


At ArcelorMittal, we are looking for someone to join us at the forefront of the steel industry. As part of our Sales team, your contributions will be visible all around you, within the company, and with our strategic automotive customers. Ideal candidates enjoy modern, dynamic, supportive work environments and are looking for the freedom to take control of their careers.


Location: ArcelorMittal NA Automotive (Detroit and Nashville), ArcelorMittal Dofasco (Hamilton)  or AM/NS Calvert.



  • Make recommendations for the monthly MRF as well as the annual business plans for all accounts;
  • In collaboration with Account Team, maintain accurate part level forecast in IBP;                                 
  • Analyze and summarize OEM, auto industry, and economic market intel to drive forecasting decisions or recommendations;  
  • Development of forecasting tools to improve the forecasting process;
  • Lead/assist in Business Plan Development and long term strategy analysis;
  • Ability to enter and update pricing in IBP to accurately reflect the current contract;
  • Track and improve forecast error;
  • Generate weekly/monthly reports to assist Auto Account Managers Customer Service Representatives to forecast & billings at the part level items at the part level and provide documentation;
  • Be a “gatekeeper” of the data that goes to MDG, IBP, and SAP ;  
  • Monitor the data flow between IBP and the local replenishment systems.  Systems need to be in alignment.  If the forecasts are not in alignment, work with the account team to determine why and what needs to be done to make the correction ;  
  • As requested, submit new auto business via “NBA” group, new business allocation;
  • As requested, maintain/report out on revenue analysis monthly/quarterly/annually;
  • Perform root cause analysis as requested ;
  • Update billings to MRF pace report;
  • Track and report out on Market Share;  
  • Continuous evaluation and improvement of the forecasting process and tools; track and improve forecast error;
  • Analyzing weekly building schedules at the platform level.


What you’ll need 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 years automotive experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency working on relevant processes, systems, and applications.


Preferred Requirements

  • Working knowledge of steel products, manufacturing processes, production scheduling/supply chain mgt., logistics, and proficiency in numerous systems and applications (ie:  Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint,MDG, IBP, PowerBI, MS Teams, etc) which are integral and necessary for the completion of duties;                                              
  • Ability to multi-task; and during difficult or adverse (high pressure) situations adjusts, provides support and clarity, maintains effectiveness.  As needed, mediate forecast resolution within the commercial team.                                        
  • Promote the effective flow of communications;                                                                                                            
  • Effective problem solving and advanced analytical skills:  anticipates and identifies opportunities and/or problems, performs fact-based analysis, solution identification, and firm decision making seeking guidance from higher-level mgt. in cases of unusually difficult situations.
  • Promotes focus and a sense of urgency.  Accepts accountability for improving own performance and achieving sustainable team results. Embraces continuous improvement as key to success.  Results-driven.
  • Demonstrates strong teamwork qualities; works effectively with internal and external cross-functional units and people from various levels of a diverse organization.  Develops cooperative links with other teams and works effectively to achieve common goals and results.  Shares information effectively.                                                                      
  • Excellent organizational, time-management skills.  Can work independently, self-motivated.  Confident, assertive, friendly/personable, approachable, customer-oriented, and can maintain confidentiality.                                                          
  • Learning & Development:  Continuously learns; seeks feedback, leverages organizational information and knowledge; assumes accountability for self-development.  Advises, guides, and coaches others by sharing knowledge and experiences.  Identify and communicate the learning and development needs of the team.   

What we’ll offer 
We offer a competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, 401k employer match, health insurance, prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life, and disability insurance, etc. 
Call to action  
Join us and you’ll see your work help create renewable energy, impact major industries and boost economies. At ArcelorMittal, we’ll help you make your world. 




ArcelorMittal North America is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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