Buyer - Planner
Chalk Couture
Draper, UT US
Posted ago
Chalk Couture

We are looking for a driven, detailed-oriented, and experienced Demand Planner to join our Inventory team. The Demand Planner will perform a variety of roles and functions within the scope of the company’s daily supply chain and operations but focus their efforts on creating demand plans to be used in financial forecasting, purchasing, manufacturing, and inventory allocation. The Demand Planner will work closely with Marketing, Production, Warehouse, and Management Teams to improve the forecasting processes, systems, and goals.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare background information to support forecasting
  • Develop statistical forecasts
  • Prioritize the forecasts (develop the rules and methods for prioritizing forecasts – based on business priority and forecasters’ ability to improve forecast accuracy)
  • Work with the Marketing team to integrate market intelligence into the forecasts
  • Prepare and support the Forecast Review process
  • Measure and report forecast accuracy
  • Lead root-cause analysis into major forecast variances
  • Lead initiatives to improve forecast accuracy
  • Develop and monitor the rules for “consuming the forecasts” and accepting orders
  • Work with the Product Development team to forecast sales of new products
  • Monitor and report on significant variances between sales forecasts, budgets, and business plans
  • Coordinate with production planners in handling exceptions
  • Ensure that the sales forecasting systems are used effectively
  • Provide input to the development of inventory policies and parameters

Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of demand planning and forecasting
  • Proven experience in inventory, supply chain, and production planning
  • Experience in MRP and WMS systems. Netsuite experience a plus
  • Advanced experience in using Excel
  • Good at math and statistics
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate details clearly and effectively
  • Experience in consumer goods and/or in the direct selling industry

Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

Required experience:

  • 3 years of direct work experience in Forecasting, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Production Planning, Inventory Management, or other relevant fields.

Compensation
$60,000 yearly
About Chalk Couture

Chalk Couture is a sales company focused on creating beautiful high-end DIY home décor. We offer a variety of products that coordinate perfectly: Chalkology Paste and Ink, mesh silkscreen designs we call “Transfers”, reusable surfaces, tools, and more.


The best applicants are seeking a position to can grow with grit, reach full potential, and bring zing to everyday work. We cultivate a fun, healthy, and safe work environment, supportive of connection and diversity. We bring color, creativity, connection to the world around us, making life a work of art and home a happy masterpiece. We seize each moment to dare, care, share our light, and elevate others. Chalk Couture offers a variety of benefits to full and part-time employees including the following:


  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Employee Lunches
  • Employee Activities
  • Referral Bonus

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