Planner- Demand Planning

Recruiter
Tiffany & Co.
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
26 Jul 2022
Closes
13 Sep 2022
Ref
54615
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
The Analyst, Demand Planning will contribute to an aligned and agile organization to win. The individual will possess qualities that reflect our cultural values of diversity and inclusion. The individual will develop the 18-month worldwide sales, inventory, and purchase forecasts for specific Tiffany & Co. product families and execute the development of consensus sales, inventory, and purchase plans in accordance with the financial objectives and strategic goals for specific Tiffany & Co. product families.

Business Accountability

Demand Planning team has a direct impact in achieving the keys results of global sales growth of 6-8% per annum and growing expenses less than half the rate of sales.
  • Create the 18-month sales forecast and purchase plan for all active, discontinued and new items worldwide by using Logility Value Chain solution software and Inventory Planning applications, as well as applying business and marketplace knowledge.
  • Ensure that financial goals, turn, and ending inventory objectives for specific product families are met for the fiscal year and aligned with longer-term strategies.
  • Focus on forecast accuracy and bias improvement.
  • Maximize sales of new products and support the success of key collections while minimizing inventory liabilities. Monitor trends closely in order to adjust inventory levels in a timely manner.
  • Engage in solution-based cross-functional communication that ensures business needs are met.
  • Partner with Merchandising, Marketing, and Operations cross-functional teams to ensure strategies, tradeoffs, and plans are transparent and fully integrated, including but not limited to SKU productivity, demand variability, product availability, and marketing support.
  • Utilize and share reports which monitor sales trends and inventory availability. Develop ad hoc reports as business needs dictate, including but not limited to focusing on key initiatives and new product.
  • Assist in the training and development of new hires; share planning knowledge and experience with outside groups.
  • Champion process change to improve efficiencies and add value to the business. Identify non value-added activities as well as propose innovative and creative solutions to conquer business challenges.
  • Engage with the Demand Planning team to achieve goals that align to Company strategic priorities and key results.
  • Demonstrate our cultural values through continuous engagement, positivity, and optimism.
  • Challenge yourself and others to think big, take risks, and be innovative.
  • Contribute to an inclusive culture that inspires others and encourages all forms of diversity.

Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of planning experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent Excel skills and adaptability to new software and systems.
  • Desire to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Self-motived with a strong drive for achievement and working in a highly dynamic environment.

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