Senior Inventory Planner, Decorative Accessories : Pottery Barn Teen

Senior Inventory Planner, Decorative Accessories : Pottery Barn Teen
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Senior Inventory Planner, Decorative Accessories : Pottery Barn Teen

Details of the offer

Requisition Number: PT:17598 Area of Interest: Inventory Management Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn Teen
Position Type: Full:time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team
You will be part of the Inventory Planning organization responsible for the strategic planning of inventory positions to drive sales, manage inventory turn and meet or exceed financial targets for your area of responsibility. Inventory associates are innovators, optimizers and problem solvers who are constantly seeking opportunities to move the business forward. You will collaborate with other business functions to support a product strategy intended to meet our customers needs.

About the Role
The Inventory Planner is responsible for delivering a best:in:class customer experience through the strategic management of inventory for a specific product category. This role will partner with the Merchandising, Sourcing, E:commerce teams and counterparts in Retail Inventory and Distribution to maximize sales and in:stocks, optimize inventory turn, and drive profitable growth. This position reports into a Merchandise Planning Manager or Director and is responsible for meeting departmental sales, inventory and margin goals as outlined in the financial budget.

Youre excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Pre:Season Planning
o Partner with Merchants to create pre:season, item:level sales plans that align with product rankings, merchandising strategies and tops:down financial goals.
o Design inventory strategies that balance the composition of new and core, carry:over merchandise, support in:stock and turn objectives, and fit within the bounds of departmental receipt budget.
o Determine item level order quantities and flow strategies and partner with Supply Chain Coordinator/Assistant Planner to ensure timely and accurate execution of purchase orders.
o Leverage historical data to identify key learnings around product, pricing, and inventory and apply learnings to future seasons.
o Review catalog proofs to ensure accuracy of SKU information and appropriate representation of key:items. Recommend actions for items on or at risk of backorder.
* In:Season Planning
o Own monthly forecasting of department level open:to:buy and recommend near term actions to achieve sales goals and budgeted inventory EOMs.
o Own monthly back order forecasting in partnership with Omni Replenishment Planner and Retail Planner.
o Perform in:season, item level forecasting and ad:hoc analysis to identify inventory:related risks and opportunities for chase.
o Recommend promotional pricing that maximizes sales and margin and balances inventory.
o Determine markdown and end:of:life disposition strategies for non:go forward products.
o Resolve escalated backorder, quality, vendor or inventory issues as needed.
* Leadership and Collaboration
o Actively participate in creating a people:first culture that is entrepreneurial, accountable to delivering results, and celebrates success.
o Collaborate with cross:channel planning partner to create a seamless brand experience and ensure customer is at the center of everything we do.
o Develop strong cross:functional partnerships with Merchandising, Sourcing, E:commerce teams and counterparts in Retail Planning and Distribution.
o Support new:hire onboarding and provide training and mentorship to Assistant Planners.
o Leverage WSI elements of career phases to manage and develop an Assistant Planner.

Why you will love working at Williams:Sonoma, Inc.
* Were a successful, fast:growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data:driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* Were at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* Were passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wan


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  • Manager - Director / Manager - Director - Employment

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Knowledges:

  • WAN

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