Inventory Planner

Posted December 22, 2017 This position has been filled

Think you got what it takes to be our Inventory Planner? Well, let's find out there, buckaroo. Can you manage replenishment buying across multiple brands and product categories? Oh. You can? Alright. Are you a master of inventory flow? Do you know the ins and outs of reordering based on established goals? Yes? Oh, really? Wow, you sound pretty sure of yourself. Ok then riddle me this: Can you perform daily reviews of our inventory and manage replenishment orders to make sure appropriate levels are maintained? Then it sounds like you've got this. We'd love to hear from you, even if you're a little sure of yourself.

Job Description

  • Manage replenishment buying across multiple brands and product categories.
  • Manage inventory flow for all reorders based on established OTB and inventory goals.
  • Preform daily reviews of inventory and manage replenishment orders, ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained.
  • Create and ensure all purchase orders are submitted, working closely with product development to track timely inbound shipments.
  • Partner with Merchandising to project, forecast, and strategize to increase profitability and achieve inventory goals.
  • Create reports from multiple data sets to analyze product sales and inventory, ensuring key product remain in-stock.
  • Analyze historical data and in-season sales to to identify risks and opportunities by product and category.
  • Identify slow moving product early and react quickly to avoid excess inventory.
  • Collaborate with Product Development and Merchandising to build a comprehensive assortment, based on hindsight analysis.
  • Communicates product status to merchandising, marketing, and customer service teams.
  • Identify areas for improvement, design and develop new reporting processes to drive efficiency in reorder process.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of buying experience with a focus in replenishment and inventory management.
  • Excellent Excel skills, you will be tested on this.
  • Strong statistical, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • E-commerce experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in (sometimes) utter chaos.
  • Commitment to continually improving us, yourself and the world.

Compensation & benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Profit sharing.
  • 401(k) with a company match plan (after 6 months with the company).
  • Open vacation policy.
  • Competitive medical/dental/vision insurance plans.
  • Local fare from Great Austin restaurants.
  • 2 stocked bars.
  • Our HQ sits on the waters edge in beautiful downtown Austin, with hike and bike trails at our back door.

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