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Supply Planner

Company: Do it Best Corp.
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Supply Planner Location: Fort Wayne, INLevel: SalaryDivision / Department: MerchandisingReporting to position: Supply Chain Mgr. About the Role:The Supply Planner works diligently to maximize profits while achieving expected quality customer service interactions and inventory turnover. The team member will do this by utilizing demand forecasting calculations to purchase optimal quantities of merchandise. If you have any prior experience working in any of the following areas, we strongly encourage you to apply: Purchasing, Buyer, Merchandising, Demand Analyst, Forecasting Planner, Inventory PlannerResponsibilities include:

  • Ordering vendor supplied products into Retail Service Centers, reviewing status daily, and making changes when necessary
  • Monitor service levels and turns to ensure appropriate inventory levels
  • Initiate initial order quantities and discount pricing with new vendors
  • Collaborate with the Demand Analyst to troubleshoot and adjust out of stock items, vendor and supply production concerns, and communicating those with the Merchandise Manager
  • Review plan analysis and validate suggested order quantities on regular and promotional items prior to placing orders
  • Communicate out of stock recovery information to membership via email, telephone, etc.
  • Work with inventory control personnel to expedite needed product
  • Team with merchandising, retail logistics, and finance departments to communicate and resolve any mis-shipments, shortages/overages from vendor, and receiving exceptions
  • Manage JDA - Fulfillment Master Data (Network, Transmode, SKI, Sourcing, etc.)Education and Experience:
    • Relevant experience working in retail or home improvement industry
    • Inventory planning or management experienceSkills and Abilities:
      • Attention to detail and analytical skills
      • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Self starter, and able to work with minimal supervision
      • Quick learner and ability to multitask
      • Creative problem solving, and visualization skills
      • Desire to serve othersBenefits available to you:
        • Full insurance benefits package including Medical, Dental, & Vision with a premium free plan available
        • Paid time off to foster work/life balance
        • Profit sharing
        • Bonus Pay opportunities
        • Retirement funding opportunities
        • Education reimbursement
        • Health club reimbursement
        • Career advancement opportunitiesAbout Do it Best:At Do it Best, we take pride in being the only U.S.based, member-owned hardware, lumber, and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. Our philosophy is to serve thousands of member-owned locations in more than 50 countries by offering a full menu of exceptional merchandise and services, allowing member owners to be independent retailers to best serve their communitys needs with competitive pricing. Our success in reaching over $5 billion in annual sales stems from our mission to make the best better, and our goal to help our members grow and achieve their dreams.

Keywords: Do it Best Corp., Fort Wayne , Supply Planner, Professions , Fort Wayne, Indiana

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