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Job Title
PLANNING - Premier Home Furnishing
New York, New York
United States
NY Metro
Position type
Home Fashion
Job Function
Planning / Allocations
Product Management
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

PLANNING - Premier Home Furnishing


Premier Home furnishing company seeks Production Planner for immediate hire. The Planning candidate must have experience in the following: Inventory Planning & Analysis, Communication with Retailer, Internal Communication and Analysis, Residual Inventory.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Weekly Projection Flow Updates
  • Plan production based on sales trends for modular programs
  • Prioritize or delay production based on sales trends, promo plans, etc.
  • Initiate new production buys based on retail performance and account intelligence.
  • Future availability reports and inventory analysis required by retailers
  • Strategies to expedite inventory movement
  • Recommendations for additional orders
  • Meetings with senior management on inventory control, buy approval, production and booking issues
  • Meeting with sales weekly to review sales performance, production flows, new programs, program expirations
  • Meet with operations weekly to prioritize production, review bookings and in-transits, resolve issues and raise production issues to senior management
  • Maintain inventory information on residual inventory in projection flows.  Review with sales during weekly projection flow meetings.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in wholesale planning environment
  • Excellent oral / written communication skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Bachelors degree
  • Excellent computer skills, with emphasis on advanced level Excel (must know V lookup) GRS system knowledge
  • Knowledge of Warehouse environment, trucking, routing, freight