This exciting role will lead planning activities for all Equipment brands. The Senior Planner will drive best practices in the material planning process for Equipment brands, identifying areas for improvement and executing these.
The target is to have an organized, streamlined and harmonized process across all Brands.
Key Areas of Responsibility :
Lead the material planning process for Equipment brands during monthly and seasonal cycles
Ensure robust process execution for griege, long lead time materials, and special buffer programs
Identify areas of opportunity to streamline and / or harmonize processes and establish common templates
Work with the team and Senior Manager to executive best practices for Brands
Communicate with suppliers and internal business partners to ensure plans run smoothly
Proactively consider supply risks in the planning processes and manage these with relevant stakeholders
Act with agility in face of unexpected planning / delivery issues and requests to support our Brands
Required Competencies :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
At least 5 years of experience in a planning for Apparel / Equipment brand / s, experience in a global role is ideal
Experience in tasks / projects which require influence to stakeholders
Strong working knowledge in supply planning process and can build related manual (non program) documentation from zero
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools - Excel (including Pivot and Macros), Powerpoint presentations
Experience in handling issues involving various stakeholders and navigating in a matrix environment
Comfortable to present ideas and analysis to senior management
Ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced environment to meet multiple deadlines