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Senior Planning Manager Wholesale

Company: Purple
Location: Lehi
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Purple is a digitally-native vertical brand with a mission to help people feel and live better through innovative comfort solutions. To us, comfort means more than great products, it means empowering every employee to feel comfortable being themselves. We believe your career at Purple will be a one-of-a-kind "Career in Comfort" because our workforce is one-of-a-kind. We are committed to a culture of collaboration where every voice is heard and understood. As an innovation company at our core, we believe a diversity workforce brings better insights, solutions and products and serves as the backbone to bettering our company. Join with us as we add to our team of exceptional individuals who will help us take over the world - one mattress at a time.Job SummaryReporting to the Director of Merchandise Planning, the Senior Planning Manager is responsible for supporting all activities associated with managing demand plans for the wholesale channel. He/she will provide analytical support to the merchandising and sales teams to maximize sales and margin as well as optimize inventory. The individual will demonstrate business agility and strategic thinking, leveraging internal and external data to make fact-based decisions. He/she will build/maintain effective cross-functional relationships with Sales, FP&A, Analytics and Supply Chain.Job DescriptionKey Responsibilities:* Responsible for planning and analyzing retail sales and profitability for all wholesale partners in accordance with the company's S&OP process.* Provide strategic direction, both pre-season and in-season, to ensure increased sales and profitability.* Develop working relationships with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to optimize financial success and appropriate inventory levels.* Monitor sales trends and promotional activities weekly to maintain success at retail.* Analyze sales at the SKU level to identify risks and opportunities.* Conduct data analysis to identify opportunities to grow the business.* Manage weekly reporting requirements.* Develop, maintain and update tools, reports, etc. to support the needs of the business.* Partner with Account Executives and Planners to ensure right stock, right place, right quantities, right stores, right time.Requirements:* 4 - 6 years' work experience in wholesale category level demand planning.* Demonstrated experience in retail data analysis and Open to Buy management* Expert knowledge and capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint* Attention to detail, strong oral and written communication skills* Proven self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and pivots to react to changing priorities* Ability to work autonomously* Ability to work cross-functionally with various stakeholders; confident interacting with Senior Executives* Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math* Possess strong organizational and time management skills* Planning and Priority Setting: Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals* Problem Solving & Decision ability: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutionsBENEFITS AND PERKS* Medical, Dental, Vision* 401(k) Match* Flexible PTO* Market Money* Earn a Mattress* Purple Swag* Amazing Purple ProductsWHY WORK AT PURPLE?* Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve people's lives through comfort.* Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you.* Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events.Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: Purple, Lehi , Senior Planning Manager Wholesale, Executive , Lehi, Utah

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