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Sales Planning Analyst (2022-19467)





Waller, Texas, United States


Sales Planning Analyst - Bilingual Japanese/English

The Opportunity

[Register to View] target="_blank" rel="noopener">Goodman Distribution Inc., a member of the Daikin group is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Sales Planning Analyst position for our Sales Operations group located at our Houston Tx . The Sales Planning Analyst is responsible for the collection, analysis, and reporting of sales related data in an on-going effort to increase overall sales productivity. Collect relevant internal. external sales data and economic conditions by channel and region in order to accurately forecast sales. Develop and track key performance indictors considered instrumental in enhancing of business understanding and to improve decision-making. The Sales Planning Analyst will create both standardized & custom reports, conduct quantitative product & sales analysis; provide support other assistance as necessary assessing future needs and data integrity. Develop standardized tools, methodologies and business processes to improve operational efficiency. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website[Register to View] target="_blank" rel="noopener"> submitting your resume.

Why work with us?

> Benefits are effective on day one for all full-time direct hires

> Training programs are available to help guide team members and develop new skills

> Growth Opportunities - there is immense opportunities to grow your career

> You will be part of a Global Company - our family brands are backed by [Register to View] target="_blank" rel="noopener">Daikin Industries, Ltd.


Nature & Scope:

  • Takes direction from manager
  • Follows work processes/procedures and ensures work aligns with established objectives and strategies

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of finance-cost accounting, forecasting and planning methodologies
  • Ability to build and maintain complex computer applications and programs that perform analysis, organize data and create reports from various sources
  • Knowledge of relational databases and the ability to create stored procedures
  • Ability to perform complex analysis such as regression, forecasting, and probability modeling
  • Ability to capture and document business and reporting requirements from multiple sources
  • Ability to co-ordinate and manage simultaneous data analysis requests of varying size and scope
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong in Access
  • Must have strong analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills, high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to anticipate and solve practical problems and resolve issues
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to apply good judgement, decision making skills and strong work ethics and integrity on the job
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to perform above in Japanese and English (Verbal & Written)


  • 3+ years of experience in: Quantitative business analysis, Forecasting & production planning, Finance & cost accounting; may consider extensive formal training along with internship/co-op work


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Statistics, Mathematics, Logistics, Finance, Accounting, etc.) or 4 years’ sales planning experience in a high paced environment
  • APICS certification a plus, CPA a plus

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a person’s race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities.