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Demand & Inventory Planner

Job title: Demand & Inventory Planner
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Los Angeles
Industry: Beauty
Remote: No
Salary: $70-90K
Reference: 460024
Contact name: Jaclyn Mateo

Job description

About the Role
As a Demand and Inventory Planner, you will forecast demand for core products, promotions, and new arrivals, proactively managing risks and optimizing inventory levels. You'll continually update forecasts, adjust sales forecasts based on market trends, and work collaboratively across teams. This position will report to the Sales Director
- Job Title: Sales Demand Planner
- FLSA: Non-Exempt

•    With your expertise in demand planning and inventory management, you’ll be responsible for forecasting future demand for our core items, promotions, seasonal products and new arrivals
•    Identify and analyze demand forecast risks, and develop effective mitigation plans to ensure optimal inventory levels and customer satisfaction
•    Stay ahead of the curve by regularly planning and updating forecasts for new products, seasonal items, discounts, promotions & new regions
•    Make recommended adjustments to the sales forecasts and inventory targets, based on changes in demand and market trends
•    Investigating and addressing significant discrepancies between sales and forecasts
•    Collaborating with internal teams to review sales and forecasts in comparison to established business plans
•    2-4 years’ experience in demand and inventory planning required
•    A bachelor's degree required in business, statistics, or relevant field or equivalent experience
•    Comfortable handling very large data sets, and identifying the important information to drive business results
•    Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge
•    Capability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
•    Ability to work effectively within a team and build positive relationships cross-functionally
•    Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Expert technical skill proficiency (PC-based) using functions in Excel - v-lookups, pivot tables, etc. Apply for this job