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New York, NY

Date Posted: October 24, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 286449

Job Description

Fast growing Consumer Products Company located in downtown Manhattan is looking for a Demand Planner responsible for developing and maintaining supply plans that enable the company to achieve the sales objectives, while minimizing inventory investment and risk. This company sells their products online and through major retailers in the USA, Canada, Latin America, and Europe. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Plan and project inventory flow and manage model stock levels necessary to support sales forecasts
  • Create brand and category-level monthly reports to drive strategic assortment decisions
  • Develop and maintain monthly process for inventory investment decisions to maximize productivity including initial buy, re-orders, and liquidation strategies for specific products and categories
  • Perform Ad Hoc analysis based on historical performance & merchandise product attributes
  • Make recommended adjustments to forecast and inventory targets based on changes in demand and market trend
  • Ensure proper quantities are available for items that fall outside of the routine forecast processes, such as new SKU launches

Skills and Attributes:

  • 5+ years’ experience in supply/demand management and forecast analysis, preferably in consumer goods industry selling to big box retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target and TJX
  • Experience working in SKU intense business with short life-cycle and high amount of new product offerings a plus
  • Must have knowledge of and experience in inventory management theories and methods
  • Highly proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must
  • Knowledge of and experience with SAP ByDesign a big plus

Competitive salary based on experience