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

PRODUCTION PLANNER - 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