Retail Supply Planner
Operations and Supply Chain
+ Experience in product planning, demand forecasting, inventory management, or supply chain management
+ Strong Excel modeling and analysis skills
+ Ability to think strategically and execute tactically with a persistent preciseness and a high level of comfort in analyzing data.
+ Drive alignment of supply & demand plans with America's Supply Demand Management team
+ Extraordinary communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, to all levels of an organization
+ Able to exert tactful influence in a matrix organization
+ MRP Expertise
+ APICS, CPIM or IBF|CPF Certification a plus
+ Exposure to Oracle Demantra and SAP desirable
The Supply Planner (Inventory Planning/Store Replenishment) actively works with cross-functional partners and sources of supply to ensure timely fulfillment of retail product demand. Manage replenishment systems to ensure accurate product replenishment by SKU/store for assigned products. Manage overall inventory to ensure optimal levels while supporting number of turns and higher ranking customer levels. Manages in stock exceptions daily; react as needed to ensure product fulfillment to storefronts. Researches and expedites orders when appropriate. Work closely with regional and internal Logistics partners to optimize freight expense and expedite requests. Manages inventory levels during product transitions to minimize excess inventory and consumer impact.
**Education & Experience**
BA/BS or equivalent experience required
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