Vans Senior Planning Analyst

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Job Description Vans: Be a Part of the Original It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people Paul Van Doren Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business. At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by five values: We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and fun. And most of all, we are a family. Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the worlds largest apparel and footwear company, comprised of more than 25 brands. We are leaders in global footwear, apparel and accessories, available in more than 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, VF and Vans take great measures in developing and growing our people. Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support everyones pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. To prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and fulfilled with our rapidly growing business. By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do. Senior Analyst, Supply Planning: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family As a Senior Analyst in Supply Planning, you will be part of an integrated team, taking part in a dynamic and rewarding execution process on a global scale. You will deliver results by determining capacity constrained supply requirements which support customer service, inventory and cost objectives. You will engage cross-functionally with partners here in US and around the world to ensure on time delivery. Working as a team, you will partner cross functionally to support business goals. Data based decision making is critical to this role, you will be analyzing inputs and reporting out analysis and recommendations as part of the monthly S&OP process. You will work independently, but maintain open dialog with stakeholders to ensure consistent and transparent communication across the enterprise. You will have the opportunity to participate in manager sponsored projects of the highest complexity. How You Will Make a Difference: Develop capacity constrained supply requirements within a global network, to support customer service, inventory and cost objectives. Troubleshoot DEMAND and SUPPLY misalignments and determine mitigation plans to ensure on time performance across the planning horizon. Collaborate with sourcing, logistics, customer service and distribution on daily basis to ensure end to end supply chain execution and performance. Accountable for monthly inventory forecasting, reconciliation, and accuracy of assigned product group, elevating critical risks and recommendation for mitigation. Collaborate cross functionally on mitigation plans for raw materials and finished goods for seasonal items, ensuring overall inventory health. Quantitative analysis, reporting and development of data based perspectives to influence decision making on daily basis. Responsible for maintaining system data integrity, contribute to seasonal classification changes (inventory), maintain lead time, and overall systematic execution. Lead close of sales activities of the highest complexity. Leverage inputs from global and regional partners, execute transactions systematically, and ensure quality of process. Develop relationships across the enterprise, to ensure efficient communication, coordination, and transparency of supply related activities. Problem solve supply disruptions, creating data based perspectives, to drive quantitative recommendations for action. Skills for Success: Years of Related Professional Experience: 5-7 years Educational/ Position Requirements: • A Bachelors degree in Economics, Quantitative Disciplines, Supply Chain or related field and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the Supply Chain field or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. • Advanced Excel modeling skills, with experience building Access databases a plus. • SAP or equivalent ERP experience, within a planning or scheduling operation. • Excellent relationship building and communication (oral & written) skills. • Experience working within supply chain in the consumer goods industry. • Masters Degree Preferred Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements: • Travel by air and overnight, as required 10% amount of time. • Lifting and/or bending 20 lbs. amount of weight.