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Demand Analyst

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Mar 2, 2021
Job Category:  Sales and Marketing
Req. ID:  4313

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.



Primary purpose of the position:

Responsible for tactical planning of demand for Ball Beverage Packaging North & Central America, targeted toward large national accounts.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Primary liaison between major national customer(s) and cross functional partners at Ball to ensure the best possible forecast is created/loaded into demand planning system
  • Builds relationships with external customer(s) to ensure best possible tactical forecast by item for inventory efficiency and revenue recognition accruals
  • Partners with commercial, supply planning, finance, and customers to conduct data cleansing activities for planning tools including item chaining, new market introduction, and new product demand
  • Reconciles customer forecasts with finance/accounting to ensure proper load for revenue recognition
  • Develops templates then translates customer forecasts into compatible format for load into demand planning system as required for revenue recognition
  • Resolves customer forecast load issues by partnering with customers and data management teams to resolve issues as required for revenue recognition
  • Utilizes forecast accuracy reports to analyze results, determine trends, and enact solutions to improve accuracy
  • Reviews tactical demand trend and adjusts forecast input and output as needed to reflect trend
  • Provides root cause analysis for customer specific variances to current forecast plan
  • Develops demand reporting tools for both regular use and ad-hoc customer analysis
  • Develops tactical processes to ensure consistent forecast outcomes
  • Collaborates during consensus demand meetings with cross-functional partners to ensure alignment on forecasts
    Position Requirement & competencies:
  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college. Bachelor’s degree in business, mathematics, statistics, or another quantitative discipline desired.  Equivalent experience also considered.
  • Job related experience for 2 year(s) minimum with a Fortune 500 company.
  • Ability to make detailed presentations of financial analysis on projects and a variety of business problems to top management.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and make recommendations
  • Working knowledge of the following areas desirable: business principles, supply chain processes, financial modeling, Microsoft Word and Excel, Tableau, JDE Enterprise One, Oracle Value Chain Planning, and other applicable software applications.
    Demonstrate Ball Leadership Behaviors
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Uses a combination of feedback and self-reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses      
  • Instils Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  • Interpersonal Intelligence: Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people       
  • Demonstrated Results: Consistently achieves results even under tough circumstances

Compensation & Benefits

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $75,000 - $95,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity.)
  • This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • For Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions, Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, click here for more information.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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