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Replenishment Analyst (Demand Planner)

Company: JOANN Stores
Location: Hudson
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryAs one of the three major parts of a Category Management Team (CMT), the Replenishment Analyst (Demand Planner) is tasked with interpreting the vision of the Merchant in stores via various tactics and strategies. Those strategies include Tiered Allocation, Managing parameters and forecasts, Writing/Tracking purchase orders and Recommendation through analysis.PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Managing a minimum of $10 Million in working capital for 850+ stores, in multiple businesses, for one Category Management Team.
  • Product Flow to Stores - Own parameters/forecasts-In order to facilitate continued auto replenishment of basic goods. Manage basic forecasts in our replenishment system. Maintain Store/DC inventory levels and various master data fields. Tiered Fashion Allocation. Plan weekly flow of fashion programs to ensure inventory is aligning to with sales plan and store capacity. Ensure we are driving inventory to the most desired locations to maximize sell through
  • Product Flow into Distribution Centers - Creating and releasing scheduled Replenishment and Fashion Program purchase orders, work with Planning and Merchant team to follow inventory goals. Tracking/Managing changes, timing, and reporting out regular updates to CMT, Leadership, and other cross functional partners on Purchase Orders. Collaborate with merchant team and vendors to manage the best possible relationship and having open lines of communication.
  • Ad Hoc Analysis- to be completed as needs arise with accuracy and clarity - Ensure timelines are being met to deliver reporting on time. Communicate challenges and changes to timelines to leadership and stakeholdersKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
    • Business Driver
    • Independent decision making, problem identification and resolution skills
    • Analytical skills and financial acumen
    • Team player, excellent communication skills
    • Knowledge of retail industry - inventory management, analytics, merchandising etc.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
      • Education Minimum: 4 Year Bachelors Degree (Fashion Merchandising, Business, Supply Chain preferred)
      • Experience Minimum: 2-3 years experience in field or retail with a focus on replenishment, forecasting, allocation, merchandise planning or supply chain managementThis is a hybrid opportunity, and will allow for individuals to have work from home capabilities but this position will report into offices located at:5555 Darrow Road Hudson, OH 44236

Keywords: JOANN Stores, Akron , Replenishment Analyst (Demand Planner), Professions , Hudson, Ohio

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