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Merchandise Planner

Location: Batavia
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Why join us? At Design Within Reach, home comes first. We believe in creating and sourcing pieces that move with you and are meant to be enjoyed over a lifetime from home to home, generation to generation. For us, that means exceptionally crafted, built-to-last, and beautifully designed furnishings. Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of Design Within Reach means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows Design Within Reach to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone. Forming part of the MillerKnoll Global Retail Operations Team this role is responsible for the strategy and execution of inventory planning and allocation to achieve or exceed sales goals for our four outlet stores. The Senior Planner ensures the proper flow of inventory to support business objectives, managing capacity, transportation optimization and ensuring return stock and overstock is optimized to deliver maximum profit. This role is based in Batavia, Ohio, working collaboratively with our WCDC Return Processing Center Team, Planning, Transportation, Inventory Control and Outlet leaders. Supported by our ERP (NET Suite) system and WMS (Scale) to ensure the highest standards of accuracy and accountable for, at the highest level. Responsibilities include: Inventory Optimization Complete ownership of sales planning and inventory forecasting supporting Outlet sales and margin goals. Identifying category needs and trends, responsible for making complete items out of return components, maximizing impact of return stock available, supplementing with overstock/discontinued first quality stock. Will oversee outlet inventory capacity and category balancing based on business trends and needs. Allocation Responsible for executing the allocation and managing the inventory transfers to ensure timely and accurate inventory in compliance with our SOPs. Skills & Experience 3+ years' experience in Inventory Planning, Allocation or Supply Chain Warehouse Management Software experience strongly preferred. Advanced levels of Excel, Word & PowerPoint with good attention to detail Bias for action complete finisher. Excellent communicator and negotiator. Multi-tasker, who works well under pressure. Collaborator, who values teamwork and accountability. Based in Batavia, Ohio Who We Hire? Simply put, we hire everyone. Design Within Reach is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities. This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. In general, MillerKnoll positions are closed within 45 days and are open for applications for a minimum of 5 days. We encourage our prospective candidates to submit their application(s) expediently so as not to miss out on our opportunities. We frequently post new opportunities and encourage prospective candidates to check back often for new postings. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: DESIGN WITHIN REACH, Covington , Merchandise Planner, Other , Batavia, Kentucky

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