We hire high-caliber team players who share our values and our drive to be first, fast and best. We promise an open team environment where employees can be honest, direct and supportive. We require collaboration and, at the same time, robust debate. Our business encompasses a broad range of job opportunities...

We hire high-caliber team players who share our values and our drive to be first, fast and best. We promise an open team environment where employees can be honest, direct and supportive. We require collaboration and, at the same time, robust debate.
Our business encompasses a broad range of job opportunities across many disciplines including: product design, merchandising, production, consumer and retail marketing, sales, logistics, communications, human resources, community affairs and more. We are seeking result-oriented people — talented, strategic, and innovative team players who have an unwavering commitment to excellence in all they do.

We are seeking dynamic individual to join our expanding team!

Category Inventory Planner

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Not applicable
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Retail - Others
Job function Logistics / Transportation > Planning & Analysis
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Others
Published On 17/09/2019

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a liaison between planning and inventory management to build delivery plans & flow forecasts
  • Responsible for building effective inventory strategies that align with financial objectives of the company
  • Accountable for collaborating with Inventory Management Lead and Category Inventory Managers to resolve issues related to product shipment delays
  • Recommend exception management activities
  • Support preparation of country S&OP and recommend profitable inventory decisions
  • Demand and Supply Alignment -
  • Identify demand signal across markets for individual categories and engage with SSM & RP to ensure that supply is in-line with demand
  • Measure SKU level performance by looking at factors influencing KPI and make recommendations based on the analysis to minimize impact of excess inventory at free cash flows for the region- Interco’s Identify key Demand signal trends, provide business insight, project excess inventory at PC9 level and coordinate recommendations and actions-
  • Closeout and Left To Sell Delivery Production requests to RP based on target Safety Stock, production lead time and supply chain strategies at PC9 level
  • Owns communication with RP to prioritize plan, review/ late/no Pconf deliveries
  • Coordinate off-cycle requests/ requirement of affiliates - AGR
  • Ensure to achieve Service Level and Fill-rate
  • Generate and Publish FGI PREQ Plan

System Report Update:

  • Report FG Supply Planning Metrics through BI Reports to AMA Region, Provide corrective actions for Deviations if any
  • Analyze the FG Supply Planning Metrics through BI reports to enable faster business decisions
  • Periodically Review Supply Planning Master data i.e. LT, MSQ with Local RP/SSM for accurate FG planning

Requirements:

  • At least 5-7 years Category Management & finished goods planning experience (preferably in a retail environment)
  • This role is ideal for a person with strong analytical skills & business acumen who is looking to develop into the next stage of his/her career path. The successful candidate must be highly organized and should have experience in inventory & finished goods planning and a business background in retail, wholesale or e-commerce channel sales or marketing. The right candidate will be flexible, action and results oriented, and self-starting. They must also be decisive and able to move with speed to implement their own ideas. Strong in related system, such as SAP, APO, MS offices and other reporting software
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills with excellent in spoken and written English
  • Strong analytical/problem solving capabilities including the ability to quickly identify and communicate implications from consumer, internal and marketplace information Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Ability to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad, diverse group of business partners, mainly the cross-functional team

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