Assistant Planner

  • Company: Loro Piana Inc
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Retail
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: LORP00451
  • Date of publication: 2018.11.20

Position

General Purpose of the Position: 

The Assistant Planner will help support the Buying team and stores in North America to maximize business opportunities via the inventory management process.  S/He will directly report into the Senior Planner and SVP of Retail, North America to facilitate efficiencies and consistencies across all retail channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs the daily replenishment activity for each item in order to reach and maintain the defined Target Stock Level
  • Execute store transfers to optimize the stock distribution monitoring related costs and benefits for seasonal merchandise
  • Support the stores for relevant requests related to availability and distribution
  • Support Sr. Planner with the "Weeks of Coverage" required to reach the expected Service Level and to assure appropriate product availability during the season
  • Ensure consistency between stock and marketing event plan by moving goods with appropriate actions
  • Ability to build cross-functional relationships across different channels in order to drive customer service and efficiencies
  • Assist the Sr. Manager with all weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting
  • Collaborate with buying team to identify opportunities of category performance to improve seasonal sell-thru
  • Assign the necessary initial allocation  for new store openings and relocations

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Proficiency with excel is a must
  • 1-2 years of experience in inventory management
  • Working within Retail industry is a plus
  • Great communication skills
  • Can work within time bound projects

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachlor's degree required
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