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

PLANNER

 

Specific Responsibilities
  • Develop Sales, GM, and inventory plans for key Customers by product.
  • Manage Replenishment Strategies and process for key programs – Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Partner with Divisional Planner and Sales to ensure consistency and best practices across all divisions.  Ensure key milestones and deliverables for all planning activities are successfully achieved.

 
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy & Innovation

  • Participate in development of new methodologies, as needed, to improve planning process and results
  • Review Retail Plans for the product area of responsibility to support the Customer (Key Customers) Validate that overall Customer plans achieve the sales and GM objectives for the division.
  • Determine appropriate Vendor Managed inventory process for key programs

 
Operations & Results

  • Develop Merchandise and Financial Plan by Customer, reconcile to product and strategies 
  • Perform historical sales analysis to support seasonal hindsight process
  • Manage in season forecast process by Customer. Partner with Divisional Planner and Sales to reconcile shipment forecasts to plan.  
  • Complete risk and opportunity analysis by Customer.
  • Manage replenishment process and inventory for key Customers (where applicable)
  • Manage and control inventory levels, identify risks and opportunities
  • Complete and manage standard POS reporting and Analysis. 
  • Responsible to achieve net sales and GM Targets set for Customers
  • Responsible to achieve project management goals

 
Customers & Relationships

  • Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of processes and the sharing of best practices
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with cross-functional partners
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key customers

 
Leadership & Teams

  • Ensure high performance standards thru Coaching, training, and development. Perform ongoing talent assessments
Skills and Requirements
  • Strong Analytical and Business acumen 
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Collaborative 
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet changing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 3-5 years’ experience in planning and merchandising 
  • Bachelor’s Degree   
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