Inventory Planner Serena & Lily
Serena & Lily is seeking an Inventory Planner to handle all aspects of inventory planning as an integral member of the Inventory Planning team. Reporting to the Director of Planning, this person?s responsibilities will include but not be limited to Pre-Season, In-Season and Post-Season Item Planning and purchasing for all foreign and domestic vendors, for our fast growing business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Pre-Season, In-Season and Post Season item planning for Bedding and Furniture
Management of Upholstery fabric and swatch program
Seasonal financial rollup
Weekly Sales reporting and Ad Hoc analysis/reporting
Air and ocean ship analysis ? Information gathering to make cost effective shipping decisions
Ability to balance workload priorities to ensure successful execution of inventory management goals
Communication with warehouse to insure quick and accurate receipt of goods.
Communication with merchant, designer, web and other cross functional teams.
P.O placement and communication with Domestic and Foreign vendors
Manage intransit logistics with freight forwarder
Create and execute seasonal markdown and liquidation strategies
Complete ownership of buyplan too
3-5 years of planning experience, with 2 years as a Planner.
Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively, interpret and present meaningful trend observations from quantitative and qualitative data
Experience in multiple Season planning, with a large sku count assortment
Selling curve management
Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
Systems and Tools Acumen: High Level of Microsoft Excel skills , and have aptitude to learn and create technical applications quickly
Able to build constructive and effective relationships with crossfunctional partners
Possess strong attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
Active listener with strong written and oral communication skills
Supply Chain experience
||Sausalito, CA |