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Organization
Job Title
ASSISTANT PLANNER
Location
Commerce, California
Country
United States
Region
Southern California
Reference Number
11544
Position type
Permanent
Category
Retail
Job Function
Planning / Allocations
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

ASSISTANT PLANNER

Specific Responsibilities

 

  • Assist in managing the Planning Processes to meet volume, profit and inventory objectives
  • Work with Production in the placing of buys in tandem with Sales and customer demand. Review needs on a weekly/monthly cadence
  • Support adherence to the production development calendar.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teammates on key deliverables to mitigate risk and meet business goals
  • Interface with other areas of the business as needed to ensure proper support and coordination of planning and product issues.
  • Communicate issues to Manager and recommend action to ensure inventory and financial objectives are met.
  • Special projects as assigned

 

Skills and Requirements
  • Advanced spreadsheet and presentation skills (Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical and conceptual ability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Retail or consumer products experience
  • Project management/consulting experience a plus
  • Must be able to act independently, multi-task and manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Routine deadlines with seasonal variance in work volume
  • May require travel 
  • Involves occasional exposure to requests and deadlines from persons other than immediate supervisor.

 

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