prAna
Date Posted: 6/26/2017

Allocation Analyst / Coordinator

  • Company: prAna
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Carlsbad, CA
  • Required Exp: 3 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

prAna is an ancient Sanskrit word for breath, life and vitality of the spirit. We are honored to borrow this word as our company name, as it lifts our aspirations and helps guide our actions towards a socially mindful and environmentally sustainable organization.

We started back in 1993 in Carlsbad, California and we continue to grow and resonate with like-minded people; climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world.

Our apparel and accessories are thoughtfully designed and built to last, for sport, life, travel and adventure. It is our hope that when people wear prAna, they can feel the intention and passion that is woven into everything we make and everything we do.

Overview of the Position:
The Allocation Coordinator is responsible for analyzing, tracking, allocating and fulfilling all orders processed through prAna’s Carlsbad distribution center and also Canadian 3PL warehouse. In addition, the position is accountable for ensuring effective communication throughout the internal supply chain to contribute to prAna’s customer service.

Proactively and independently works closely with Quality Control, Production, Sales and Distribution to communicate priorities, exceptions and urgent issues to better serve our customers with special attention paid to high priority customers and our B2C market.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Inventory Analysis, Allocation and Order Fulfillment for prAna Carlsbad Distribution Center, Portland Rivergate Distribution Center (RVG) and Canadian 3PL (A52)
a. Continually review and analyze inventory needs/demands against availability, customer priority and shipping windows
b. Determine future reserve allocation of upcoming orders based on customer account, priority and timing
c. Proactively maintain awareness of any inventory issues (e.g. arrival times, quantity, shortages, etc) and coordinate all communication with internal supply chain/key contacts from production to sales
d. Support Inbound Coordinator and assist with container prioritization
e. Allocate and release pick tickets, utilizing ERP system (Full Circle), to distribution center at a pace that factors in daily and monthly shipping goals and distribution center workflow and staff levels while helping to maintain a low CPU and fewest shipments to customer
f. Control and communicate workflow priorities for distribution centers. Monitor and communicate order priorities to account coordinator at 3PL and RVG
g. Monitor open bookings against monthly shipping goals; provides updates and suggestions to contribute to achieving shipping goals; makes adjustments to internal monthly goal, as needed and communicates to management
h. Lead contact for weekly goal updates with all distribution centers

2. Canadian 3PL Inventory and Order Fulfillment Coordination
a. Perform inventory analysis and coordination tasks as described in section above.
b. Determine and enter monthly inbound/outbound projections in 3PL web-based operating system, Blast Ramp
c. Create weekly inventory transfers between RVGand Canadian distribution centers based on inventory availability and order needs; create and send weekly inbound receiving reports to account coordinator at 3PL
d. Processall inbound inventory receivers utilizing ERP system for both transfers and inbound production shipments
e. Reconcile yearly inventory between Full Circle (ERP) and third party warehouse operation systems

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree helpful but not required
• Apparel industry experience preferred
• 3+ years minimum experience in allocation or similar job within a distribution center environment

Technical Skills and Experience:
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Experience with ERP system required; Full Circle highly preferred

Key Competencies:
• Proactive, Self-Directed, Initiative; able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to proactively and effectively communicate information (good news and bad news) in writing and verbally, with coworkers and all levels of management to influence planning, action and priorities
• Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills
• Ability to balance assertiveness with diplomacy when communicating information with others
• Exceptional detail-orientation, organizational skills and follow through
• Ability to deal in a systematic and patient way with factual and technical information and processes, as well as an ability to focus directly on the knowledge base required for the task.
• Ability to work at a steady, methodical and consistent work pace despite outside pressures and changing priorities
• Teamwork; works well with others and is comfortable with team-based work structure
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced, changing, team-oriented environment
• Effective time management, planning and prioritizing skills
• Strong problem solving and decision making skills
• Technically focused and systems-oriented
• Ability to operate in the spirit of service (SEVA) in how we treat our customers and each other

Physical Requirements:
Employee must be able to perform essential functions of position with or without reasonable accommodations.
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time within a typical office environment
• Ability to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time
• Must have close visual acuity to view a computer screen; prepare and analyze data and information; transcribe information; and read
• Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person)
• Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound

Employee Conduct:
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers.

prAna is an Equal Employment/ Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V)

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

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Prana
Date Posted: 6/26/2017

Allocation Analyst / Coordinator

  • Company: prAna
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Carlsbad, CA
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

prAna is an ancient Sanskrit word for breath, life and vitality of the spirit. We are honored to borrow this word as our company name, as it lifts our aspirations and helps guide our actions towards a socially mindful and environmentally sustainable organization.

We started back in 1993 in Carlsbad, California and we continue to grow and resonate with like-minded people; climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world.

Our apparel and accessories are thoughtfully designed and built to last, for sport, life, travel and adventure. It is our hope that when people wear prAna, they can feel the intention and passion that is woven into everything we make and everything we do.

Overview of the Position:
The Allocation Coordinator is responsible for analyzing, tracking, allocating and fulfilling all orders processed through prAna’s Carlsbad distribution center and also Canadian 3PL warehouse. In addition, the position is accountable for ensuring effective communication throughout the internal supply chain to contribute to prAna’s customer service.

Proactively and independently works closely with Quality Control, Production, Sales and Distribution to communicate priorities, exceptions and urgent issues to better serve our customers with special attention paid to high priority customers and our B2C market.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Inventory Analysis, Allocation and Order Fulfillment for prAna Carlsbad Distribution Center, Portland Rivergate Distribution Center (RVG) and Canadian 3PL (A52)
a. Continually review and analyze inventory needs/demands against availability, customer priority and shipping windows
b. Determine future reserve allocation of upcoming orders based on customer account, priority and timing
c. Proactively maintain awareness of any inventory issues (e.g. arrival times, quantity, shortages, etc) and coordinate all communication with internal supply chain/key contacts from production to sales
d. Support Inbound Coordinator and assist with container prioritization
e. Allocate and release pick tickets, utilizing ERP system (Full Circle), to distribution center at a pace that factors in daily and monthly shipping goals and distribution center workflow and staff levels while helping to maintain a low CPU and fewest shipments to customer
f. Control and communicate workflow priorities for distribution centers. Monitor and communicate order priorities to account coordinator at 3PL and RVG
g. Monitor open bookings against monthly shipping goals; provides updates and suggestions to contribute to achieving shipping goals; makes adjustments to internal monthly goal, as needed and communicates to management
h. Lead contact for weekly goal updates with all distribution centers

2. Canadian 3PL Inventory and Order Fulfillment Coordination
a. Perform inventory analysis and coordination tasks as described in section above.
b. Determine and enter monthly inbound/outbound projections in 3PL web-based operating system, Blast Ramp
c. Create weekly inventory transfers between RVGand Canadian distribution centers based on inventory availability and order needs; create and send weekly inbound receiving reports to account coordinator at 3PL
d. Processall inbound inventory receivers utilizing ERP system for both transfers and inbound production shipments
e. Reconcile yearly inventory between Full Circle (ERP) and third party warehouse operation systems

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:
• High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree helpful but not required
• Apparel industry experience preferred
• 3+ years minimum experience in allocation or similar job within a distribution center environment

Technical Skills and Experience:
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Experience with ERP system required; Full Circle highly preferred

Key Competencies:
• Proactive, Self-Directed, Initiative; able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to proactively and effectively communicate information (good news and bad news) in writing and verbally, with coworkers and all levels of management to influence planning, action and priorities
• Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills
• Ability to balance assertiveness with diplomacy when communicating information with others
• Exceptional detail-orientation, organizational skills and follow through
• Ability to deal in a systematic and patient way with factual and technical information and processes, as well as an ability to focus directly on the knowledge base required for the task.
• Ability to work at a steady, methodical and consistent work pace despite outside pressures and changing priorities
• Teamwork; works well with others and is comfortable with team-based work structure
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced, changing, team-oriented environment
• Effective time management, planning and prioritizing skills
• Strong problem solving and decision making skills
• Technically focused and systems-oriented
• Ability to operate in the spirit of service (SEVA) in how we treat our customers and each other

Physical Requirements:
Employee must be able to perform essential functions of position with or without reasonable accommodations.
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time within a typical office environment
• Ability to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time
• Must have close visual acuity to view a computer screen; prepare and analyze data and information; transcribe information; and read
• Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person)
• Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound

Employee Conduct:
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers.

prAna is an Equal Employment/ Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V)

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to let us know you found this job on Malakye!

Perks

Date Posted: 6/26/2017

Allocation Analyst / Coordinator

  • Company: prAna
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Carlsbad, CA
  • Required Exp:3 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available