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Spécialiste prévision de la demande


Toronto, Ontario, CA

Position Title: Spécialiste prévision de la demande
Requisition ID: 30471
Career Group (ADSP): Distribution Center
Division: Supply Chain (80190525) 
Department: Logistics and Distribution  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  





Are you passionate about hunting for the best solution? Do you have an eye for spotting trends and opportunities? Are you looking to develop your career and skills in a position where you are challenged to use your analytical skills?

At Metro, we are growing every day! Join us as we embark on a transformational journey and be part of the pioneer team leading our supply chain modernization. It’s a great time to join our team!

You'll have the unique opportunity to:

  • Work with a variety of systems and across multiple disciplines.
  • Experience and deploy cutting-edge technologies—including digital solutions, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence
  • Join a dynamic team on the path to forging and initiating the best supply chain integrated solution for our business 


Here is a sample of what you will do:

Demand Forecasting Specialists work collaboratively with other Supply Chain Analysts & Specialists in reviewing and resolving forecast exceptions and ensuring business strategies are appropriately implemented and maintained in the system. This individual will be responsible for future product demand, analyzing inventory flow and developing forecast models. This role requires the ability to interpret data based on specific statistical criteria and to synthesize the findings from the analysis.


  • Track and maintain forecast accuracy and system parameters for all products within assigned departments/stores.
  • Identify and mitigate sources of forecast variance through collaboration with Replenishment Analysts and other members of the Supply Chain team. 
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Utilize statistical forecast modeling software to review & analyze historical data and trends to forecast the high-level store demand. 
  • Utilize financial and quantitative analytics to review sales (turns, sales, gross margin, etc.) to assist in making key forecast and replenishment decisions.
  • Maintain key reporting metrics to various business units
  • Identify and report on significant changes in sales forecasts, budgets and business strategies.


You are the perfect candidate if you have :

  • 1-3 years experience in demand forecasting or supply chain replenishment in an environment with high numbers of store/sku records.
  • University Degree in Supply Chain Management/Economics/Engineering/Business Technology
  • Prior experience using forecasting software or a similar advanced demand forecasting tool (SAP or other best in class forecasting systems; Retail or Manufacturing)
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and/or SQL
  • Intermediate knowledge on Python, Alteryx or equivalent modelling tools, and on graphic tools such as Power BI
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to use statistical software to manipulate, analyze and interpret data from multiple sources for recommendations.
  • Ability to understand and foresee implications of new information for current and future problem solving.
  • Good presentation skills and capable of delivering key messages to various audiences


  • Bilingual (English / French) is a requirement
  • Occasional travel within the Ontario or Quebec provinces to stores/warehouses/head office





Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the Corporation operates or services a network of 953 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Première Moisson, as well as 648 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment directly or indirectly to almost 90,000 people.

Our five customer promises are simply that... promises to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. Under each promise are actions that support it.

Our five customer promises:

  • Great quality fresh products
  • The people are great
  • It's easy to shop
  • Customers get what they want
  • Prices are good

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