• Demand Planner III

    Job Locations US-MI-Rockford
    Brand/Group
    Hytest
    Job Function
    Planning - Brand
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    3
    Type
    Full Time
  • General Function

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    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

     

    The Demand Planner III position will analyze, purchase, forecast and schedule inventory levels to meet customer demand and inventory goals.  Maintain and update reports and systems to reflect current information including all financial aspects of assigned brand(s).

    Primary Duties

    • Identify and purchase product based on history, trend, sales demand and customer need ensure purchase orders are entered accurately and maintained.
    • Work with Demand Planning Managers to develop annual business plan for the DC and volume direct businesses.
    • Provides stock availability and future receipts to accounts, customer service and sales force.
    • Utilize  inventory analysis to determine  pattern counts and recommendations, projecting sales and season ending stock levels, this year to last year comparisons and historical trend patterns.
    • Assemble all pricing and carryovers  to sourcing to update SAP/GLL
    • Assist Demand Planning Manager in research and gathering of data for preparation of financial business plans, factory capacity plans, production forecast plans and DC manpower plans.
    • Prepare various sales, inventory and purchase order reports for management as necessary.
    • Performs duties consistent with the companies AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Executes other job related tasks as required/ assigned by supervising manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • 3-5 years of planning/merchandising experience.
    • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
    • Advanced computer proficiency
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to multi task.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Normal office environment. Some travel required.


    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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