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Levi Strauss & Co.

Senior Merchandise Planner

Levi Strauss & Co. - San Francisco, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION

We believe that clothes - and how you make them - can make a difference.

Since 1853, we've been obsessed with innovation to meet people's needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn't last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world - supporting great brands, including Levi's®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you're looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to develop a demand plan and provide strong analytical skills to inform wholesale buys for key accounts. This role will act as a trusted advisor to the Regional Wholesale Key Account teams (Merch & Sales) to support wholesale key account strategy and vision. This position is responsible for working with Sales, Merch, and inventory management to translate strategic direction & line productivity expectations to customer.

Key Results:

WS Key Account Plan Accuracy

Wholesale Key Account Revenue, EBIT

Product Margin / Profitability

OFR (Order Fulfill Rate)

Business Performance

Key Responsibilities:

Develop bottom-up sales & inventory plans for key account

Collaborate with Wholesale Merch & Sales to validate top-down targets

Manage reconciliation between bottom-up plans and targets as well as customer OTB plans

Work with inventory management to ensure consistent in-season replenishment

Partner with Retail Merch to manage product lifecycle

Conduct quantitative analysis and insights to optimize line profitability, monetize new opportunities and identify risks

Provide input to the development of wholesale planning reporting and analytics activities to ensure account productivity and inventory investment

Provide recommendation on stock management, markdowns and movements to maximize sales, margins and minimize excess stock

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor's degree (8 years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree).

Experience:

Minimum 5 years of experience in a planning function, preferably in apparel or CPG

Specialized Knowledge/Technical Skills:

Demonstrated forecasting/planning expertise and experience in the wholesale apparel industry preferred

Proven experience understanding retail planning and executing exceptional quantitative skills

Decision Making and Problem solving:

Strong organizational skills, self-motivated, and focused on meeting deadlines

Effective multi-tasker, with strong ability to interact with multi-functional stakeholders

Demonstrated innovative problem solving and partnering skills. Communication:

Skilled team member who possesses exceptional analytical, communication and influencing skills

Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact across the organization

The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.-

LOCATION

1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111 FULL TIME/PART TIME

Full time

8 days

Levi Strauss & Co.

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Senior Merchandise Planner Levi Strauss & Co. - San Francisco, CA, United States

   

Location: San Francisco, CA

Company Profile:
Founded in San Francisco by Bavarian immigrant Levi Strauss in 1853, we created the very first pair of jeans. Today, our products, sold under the Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen®, and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ brands are loved and trusted by people from all walks of life.