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About The Position
As an Economist, you are responsible to assume general sales forecast and business analysis responsibility for Parts and Services. Produces economic & industry reports and studies, supplies short- and long-term parts sales forecasts, assesses event risks, provides forecasts for exchange rates and produces other studies as necessary.
Primary Responsibilities (but not limited to)
Responsible for creating and maintaining periodic short- and long-term parts forecasts.
Produces regular, comprehensive economic, industry and market segment studies and other studies and reports as necessary and makes presentations to senior management, regional managers, marketing managers, district managers, dealers and other business units.
Responsible for tracking and maintaining high levels of work quality and high levels of customer satisfaction with respect to the assigned accounts and projects.
Provides leadership for the development of proprietary business economics advisory services, including proprietary techniques for modeling and forecasting machine and parts sales across geographic regions, major product groups and industry segments.
Develops and applies advanced applied statistical techniques (econometrics, ARIMA, turning point analysis) to model and forecast parts orders and sales for Caterpillar divisions and across regions, subregions, product groups and major market segments.
Actively learns and is able to apply the latest knowledge on forecasting and statistical analysis methodologies.
Effectively presents and explains complicated economic concepts and common types of business conditions to business partners. Summarizes key economic developments for business partners.
Coordinates major studies and projects in conjunction with other divisions.
Required Skills and Experience
Requires a professional with several years of experience in modeling and evaluating business trends, cycles, economic conditions; and conducting sales forecasts.
The incumbent would possess a M.A. degree in Economics with 3-4 years of related experience, or a Ph.D. in Economics.
Excellent communication skills.
How We Support You (Employee Benefits)
Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits along with the potential of a variable bonus. Additional benefits include paid annual leave, flexi leave, medical and insurance. (prorated based upon hire date).
At Caterpillar, we believe each person is unique and valued, and are committed to ensuring that our workplace is diverse and representative of the many customers we serve around the globe. Different perspectives help us achieve our best work and come together to form a high-performing Caterpillar team that makes positive changes in the communities where we live and work. Learn about Caterpillar at www.caterpillar.com
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If you can meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting and rewarding career, please apply today via http://www.caterpillar.com/careers by attaching a copy of your resume.
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