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39694 Langworth Rue
Boston
MA
39694 Langworth Rue
Boston
MA
Experience Experience
12/2014 – present
Boston, MA
Associate Planner, Home Macy s Backstage
Associate Planner, Home Macy s Backstage
12/2014 – present
Boston, MA
Associate Planner, Home Macy s Backstage
12/2014 – present
  • Develop self – attend ongoing professional development and training. Stay current on management best practices
  • Develop by-store assortment plans which support overall business and promotional strategies
  • Make assortment recommendations to Omni Buyers using historical locational analysis to identify key opportunities – inclusive of regional, climate and ethnicity opportunities
  • Advocate for and develop location financial plans that support Field/MyMacy’s requests including distortions and add/edit requests
  • Coach and mentor Omni Assistant Merchandise Planner
  • Manage Market process by setting order quantities considering optimal depth/breadth by size, color and location, including for Distribution Centers (coordinating with Omni Inventory Management team)
  • Monitor and perform In-season and post-season location analysis
05/2009 – 09/2014
Boston, MA
Associate Planner, Childrenswear
Associate Planner, Childrenswear
05/2009 – 09/2014
Boston, MA
Associate Planner, Childrenswear
05/2009 – 09/2014
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the each AE and their account's management team
  • Account Management and Communication: 10%
  • Prepare account recaps and review with Director of Account Planning prior to management meetings
  • Review account orders immediately following market with Director of Account Planning
  • Assortment Planning Process: 30%
  • Strategic Financial Planning Process: 30%
  • Review assortment plans with Director of Account Planning before publishing the plan
06/2002 – 04/2009
Chicago, IL
Associate Planner
Associate Planner
06/2002 – 04/2009
Chicago, IL
Associate Planner
06/2002 – 04/2009
  • Work with manager to develop seasonal sales, receipt budgets and flow by month
  • Develop self – complete ongoing professional development and training. Stay current on management best practices
  • Enhances growth and development through participation in education programs, current literature, training meetings and workshops
  • Assist planning managers with various daily reports
  • Collaborate with the Brand Manager, Licensed and Custom Products on the direct to consumer receipt planning and inventory management of licensed products
  • Participate in developing processes that build efficiencies and streamline work streams
  • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis and project work related to Business Development planning and execution
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning
Kent State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning
Skills Skills
  • Highly proficient in Excel/ knowledge of Pivot tables
  • Computer proficiency (i.e. Office Suite); ability to learn technical applications quickly
  • Computer proficiency (i.e. Excel and Word); ability or aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and be able to motivate others
  • Ability to learn technical applications quickly
  • Ability to be a part of a team, set challenging standards, develop strong partnerships, and lead others to action
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze complex quantitative data
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Strong attention to detail
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with SPAR team members including planners, digital analytics and research staff, to apply PN tools and resources
  • Provide a point of view on the context for strategies by analyzing a wide range of information in detail, including consumer and industry data, competitive materials, trend data and proprietary client research for the client's business and products
  • Use a variety of market and research data to monitor cultural and social trends and their impact on consumers’ attitudes, behavior and perceptions
  • Research the product or service to be advertised, which may involve gaining technical or specific knowledge
  • Work with SPAR Planners to reconcile the differences between current perceptions of the brand and company and the way the client wishes the brand to be perceived to formulate communication strategies
  • Work with the SPAR team to provide the account team with a clearly defined brief that contains concise information on the product, audience and strategy; so that they can develop creative ideas and PR plan
  • Work with SPAR team to present conclusions and ideas to clients and other agency staff
  • Work with analyst and measurement team to analyze and interpreting data to evaluate the effectiveness of PR campaigns
  • Facilitate internal brainstorming; including B!G IT UP and tactical brainstorms and insight and strategy sessions including PNPoint Insights
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to learn how to moderate and lead group discussions and planning meetings
  • Ability to play client-facing role with existing clients (participation in strategy meetings, providing client counsel) and new business (participation as part of pitch team/presentations)
  • Highly accountable
  • Experience with public relations and agency account work is preferred
  • Preferably 3-4 years of experience in Public Relations in a reputed agency
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Associate Planner, Retail Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree (4+ years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree)
  • Minimum 2 years of wholesale or retail experience
  • Ability to recommend courses of action to drive sales, margin and inventory toward profitable and sustainable growth
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
  • Solid computer literacy
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Associate Planner, Handbags Resume Examples & Samples

  • Run and analyze selling reports on weekly basis
  • Provide weekly availability report
  • Assist in markdown projections
  • Manage style database used to generate weekly selling reports
  • Regular door analysis to monitor inventory and improve profitability
  • Work closely with sales team to drive sales
  • Manage turnover process in partnership with sales
  • Focus on online opportunity among existing customers
  • Opportunity to help manage various accounts in partnership with Sales team
  • 1-2 years experience in wholesale or retail planning
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, with the ability to multi task
  • Highly proficient in Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills
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Retail Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist Planner and merchants with assortment planning, determining appropriate depth and breadth of articles (styles). Manage entrance and exit dates for each season and manage purchase quantities
  • In partnership with Planner and merchants, develop financial plans based on merchant assortment plans, rolling up to a plan that meets the agreed to forecast numbers for comp sales, margin and turn
  • In partnership with Planner and merchants, analyze, review and recommend strategies to maximize sales, turns and gross margin
  • Analyze the results of promotions and markdowns, making recommendations to support business goals
  • Generate weekly reporting needs as determined by the planning department
  • Construct and deliver daily, weekly and monthly reports to Planning director for trend management and business analysis
  • Support planning department with ad hoc data reporting and analysis needs, including product selling, inventory position and promotional/pricing results
  • Collect and compile qualitative information from various departments (i.e. marketing, merchandising, promotions) for use in planning, forecasting and variance analysis
  • Create and maintain internal tool to track and utilize historical division and store-level activities for sales trending and forecasting
  • Responsible for individual business category. Including managing the business and managing the open to buy. Build pre-season style plans and recommend investment quantities and accurate flow forecasts and ensuring appropriate data is loaded into planning system
  • Good planning and organization skills, resulting in the ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and a through understanding of retail math
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and create reporting tools from data
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to travel by aircraft domestically (about 5% of the time)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years experience in reporting and analysis
  • Inventory management experience a plus
  • Experience in retail or consumer products industry a plus
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Update weekly profitability reports
  • Update best seller report
  • Update department store shipping reports
  • Open to Buys
  • Seasonal availability reports
  • Monthly projection files
  • Bachelor Degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years experience in wholesale or retail planning
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Intermediate mathematical skills - Ability to calculate figures such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 1-2 years Retail Merchandise Planning experience
  • Previous Allocation experience
  • Microsoft proficient, strong Excel Skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Retail Math
  • Superior analytical skills
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Retail OTB: Create and maintain the Retail OTB. Manage all metrics to achieve financial goals. Partner with the Retail Store Operations and Finance work groups to tie all forecasting to company-wide goals and accountability
  • At a Department/class level, develop sales, gross margin, and inventory plans that support the company’s profit objectives. Collaborate with merchandising to ensure that financial objectives align with product opportunities
  • Assist in running of weekly reports, analyze to identify trends, communicate chase opportunities to buying team and partner as necessary with production to ensure delivery dates
  • Minimum of 2 years of planning/allocation experience in a fast-paced 50+ store retail company
  • Proven leadership skills with an importance of team building/development
  • Allocation experience/expertise strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Word and Outlook
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Associate Planner Merchandise White House Black Market Resume Examples & Samples

  • Complete special assignments as identified
  • Execute items 1 through 5 down through the lowest, reasonable level of the business, which will most directly impact sales and margin
  • Ability to makes decisions with limited information but also able to synthesize large quantities of data to drive business decisions
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Associate Planner Merchandise Dtc White House Black Market Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop a working knowledge of the concept of "average store" and apply it to the development of unit buy quantities, allocation of merchandise, and monitoring of the business at the store level
  • Develop a working knowledge of the concept of "store attributes" and apply it to guiding the type of merchandise developed for stores (respective to each store's attributes), development of unit buy quantities, allocation of merchandise, and monitoring the business at the store level
  • 4-Year College degree in Finance or related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years experience in Allocation, Merchandising, Demand Forecasting, Financial Planning or Analysis
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides in-season performance (liability and opportunity) inventory analysis to maximize department success
  • Develop optimized assortment plans down to the attributes related to the class to the style choice level by store volume groups
  • Prepares, forecasts and maintains OTB for a portion of the department responsibility
  • Helps prepare weekly reporting, ad-hoc analysis, markdown analysis and documentation and pre-season reviews
  • Attends vendor meetings (upon request), bi-monthly “state-of-business” meetings
  • Required to learn company policies, procedures and safety rules
  • At least 1-2 year as merchandise inventory management, demand planning, assortment management, allocator, buying or financial related work experience required
  • Strategic Planning skills with the aability to makes decisions with limited information but also able to utilize large quantities of data to drive business decisions
  • Prioritization, Organization, and Problem solving skills
  • Builds collaborative partnerships cross-functionally
  • Demonstrates a willingness to grow and improve work place and department achievements
  • Adapts to schedule changes and work related re-prioritization well
  • Strong systems skills with experience in a planning software, allocation software, data warehouse system, purchase order management system, and Excel required
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Understanding of forecasting methodology and understanding of retail math
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
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Associate Planner, Knits Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for establishing demand forecasts using various projections, market feedback and historical data
  • Partner with Sr. Planner/Planner to develop pre-season buy plan and architecture consistent with the category/Company top down goals which tie to sales, margin and turn targets
  • Work with partners to develop merchandise flow strategies, events and promotions that support business strategies, presentation/visual needs and store opportunities
  • Review weekly business results with cross functional team. Read and react to risks/opportunities within the business
  • Generate statistical data for business category for analysis and review to support business strategies
  • Review seasonal merchandise plan on a monthly basis and work with Sr. Planner/Planner to update and re-forecast based upon actual performance and trend
  • Present updated plans to management and recommend strategies to maximize opportunities/mitigate risks
  • Partner with cross functional team to review pricing strategies that maximize both sell-thru and margin
  • Maintenance styles and descriptions in planning system and system generated reports as necessary
  • Develop strong partnerships with Sr. Planner/Planner and merchant, as well as other cross functional partners
  • 2 - 3 years retail experience desired
  • 2 - 3 years work experience in an analytical field desired
  • Advanced skills with Excel and other Microsoft Office applications, including the ability or aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Demonstrates good listening, written and oral communication skills, effectively and clearly communicates, reflecting an appropriate sense of urgency and attention to detail
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Associate Planner Special Sales Resume Examples & Samples

  • Retail knowledge a plus
  • Full Circle knowledge a plus
  • MUST HAVE intermediate Excel skills at minimum (formulas, vlookups, pivot tables, etc)
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create strategic financial plans that support the company’s objectives and brand goals
  • At a department level develop sales, gross margin, and inventory plans that support the company’s profit objectives. Review all strategies with the Senior Planner to ensure they are in line with total complex
  • Provide the merchandising team with historical data and current trends, to capitalize on new opportunities, and identify risks. Communicate opportunities and risks to Senior Planner
  • Minimum 1 year allocation experience, 2 years of work experience, store experience a plus
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Demonstrate flexibility with conflicting priorities
  • Organized, detail-oriented and accurate
  • Computer proficiency (i.e. Excel and Word); ability or aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
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Associate Planner, E-commerce Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2-3 years of Merchandise Planning or related financial/analytical experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Arthur Planning experience a plus
  • Heavy multi-store distribution/allocation experience
  • Excellent understanding of merchandise, company strategy
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to interact with peers and merchants
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Associate Planner, Childrenswear Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strategic Financial Planning Process: 30%
  • Collaborate with Sales and the accounts to prepare the financial class plans and flow
  • Validate all finalized class plans with Director of Account Planning prior to building assortments
  • Assortment Planning Process: 30%
  • Build assortment plans by account based on Merchandise Planning targeted recommendations
  • Projections by key item - style by account
  • Analysis & Reporting Process: 30%
  • Prepare account recaps and review with Director of Account Planning prior to management meetings
  • Selling Analysis by style, color, classification, delivery
  • EOM Sales and Stock By Door
  • Market Share Analysis
  • Account Management and Communication: 10%
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the each AE and their account's management team
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Associate Planner, Women s Rl Apparel Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for developing the annual financial plans, including sales, gross margin and inventory turn, on a quarterly basis by department in accordance with corporate goals
  • Create store sales $ and inventory plans by division by quarter utilizing historical performance, current trend and team input
  • Working in Arthur, prepare fiscal plans and forecast at week/department level for sign-off by Planner/Planning Manager
  • Review with the buyer and approve department quarterly buys at retail, cost, and units, to ensure that assortment ties back to financial goals. Provide receipts by store that meet store plan inventory requirements. Partner with Buyer to present assortment and financial projections to senior business partners for final approval
  • Present business performance by department against last projection, plan and last year
  • Review inventory at a seasonal level. Make recommendations regarding markdowns,
  • 3-4 years retail analysis experience to includes merchandise/financial planning and/or distribution planning for a multi-store retail organization
  • Solid understanding of retail math concepts and application of retail math principles to business
  • Demonstrated communications skills, including professional email and telephone communications
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver strong presentations which include financial information and business strategies, tailoring presentation to audience
  • Possess solid problem solving skills, including experience resolving inventory issues with stores and adjusting financial plans to achieve positive business results
  • Flexible and creative thinker
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with OTB, allocation, location analysis and execution of by location product assortment
  • Localized analysis, allocation and distribution of product for the retail stores division; as well as door and assortment analysis
  • Partners with the Planner to drive sales, gross margin and GMROI for a product category. Communicate findings and direction to corporate and store side teams
  • OTB responsibility and Inventory Management
  • Build strategic financial plans by location to deliver Sales, Margin and Turnover
  • Review selling reports as well as weekly inventory reports to identify opportunity
  • Effective communication with planning and buying teams; store personnel and vendors
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Island Pacific
  • PromoMD
  • Microstrategy/DSS
  • Microsoft Excel;/Word/PowerPoint
  • GFE+
  • Ability to learn technical applications quickly
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Update weekly financial recaps
  • Quarterly Market Share recaps
  • Monthly allocations
  • Ad hoc business analaysis as needed
  • 6 month flows and door plans
  • 2+ years experience in wholesale or retail planning, including replenishment planning
  • Highly proficient in Excel/ knowledge of Pivot tables a plus
  • Intermediate mathematical skills - Ability to calculate figures such as discounts and percentages
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plan and project receipt flow for key items to support sales forecasts
  • Provide analysis around promotional events and iconic product, as-needed
  • Establish, nurture, and utilize internal and external partners to drive the business
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Operations, Statistics or equivalent experience
  • Basic understanding of Retail Supply Chain Management inclusive of Inventory Planning
  • Excellent understanding of Merchandise as it relates to company strategy
  • System skills capabilities and proficiency in Manugistics, Data Warehouse, etc
  • Microsoft Office/Suite proficient (Word, Excel and Access)
  • Excellent communication skills (Written and verbal)
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for weekly and monthly business reporting and one-off research projects for business managers
  • Provide guidance on optimal product assortments
  • Provide guidance and analysis on pre-buy and consignment deals
  • Partner with internal customers (buyers, account managers, business development managers) to develop analyses that lead to actionable insights to increase growth
  • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis and project work related to Business Development planning and execution
  • 1-3 year of experience in a data-focused, quantitative role; experience in retail or merchandise analytics is a plus
  • A bachelors in economics, math, statistics, business or related field is a plus
  • Able to quickly pick up new things and function independently
  • Outstanding quantitative skills with extensive MS Excel experience required
  • Affinity for data
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, advance degree a plus
  • Minimum 1 year allocation/planning experience
  • Microsoft Office programs
  • Strategic forecasting for a multi-dimensional business
  • Presenting and recommending strategies and building a business case
  • Leading and developing a team of 1-2 direct reports
  • Show increased additional areas of accountability successfully managed
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Retail Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist Retail Planner and merchants in building option plans by channel and class for each store that maximizes sales and profit while aligning with space capacity
  • In partnership with Planner and Merchants lead the pre-season OTB process developing seasonal sales, margin, receipt, and markdown plans that rolls up to a plan that meets the agreed forecast numbers
  • Responsible for assigned business category and/or channel, including managing the respective open to buy. Build pre-season style plans and recommend investment quantities and accurate flow forecasts and ensure appropriate data is loaded into planning system
  • Associate Planner responsibilities will vary slightly based on the category and channel supported (Factory Outlet, Full-Price B&M, eCommerce, or 3rd Party/League)
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Send weekly available-to-sell reports to sales team
  • Maintain list of “action points” to keep cross functional teams on track
  • Participate in weekly bookings meetings with sales team and update forecast documents
  • Manage liabilities, inventory, and recommend reflow or chases as needed
  • Actualize shipments after each fiscal month ends
  • Actualize inventory OTB on a monthly basis. Project out future shipments by units and $ and review with Director
  • Partner with sales and merchandising to develop product strategies to hit shipping forecasts. Review internal LDP costs on all product to maximize profit
  • Collaborate with the production team on the receipt reconciliation process. Ensure that on order and committed receipts are delivering in time to support forecasts. Recommend “chasing” or “reflowing” receipts as appropriate
  • Review historical performance at the category level. Point out categories with low margins and keep tabs on internal LDP costs
  • Pre season work with sales to create department, category and sku plans to support account needs and shipping forecasts
  • Participate in buy finalization meeting with VP of sales and Director of planning
  • Minimum 1 year planning experience
  • OTB basics, retail math
  • Presenting & recommending strategies & building a business case
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the VP of Internet / Catalog Channel throughout the sell-in and sell-through process
  • Review of account websites to ensure that Rockport product is properly displayed and prominent and copy is correct; share information with internet team to correct
  • Seasonally, set up all items to be ordered on Amazon in Amazon Vendor Central system at the UPC level
  • Seasonally, help to key all future season orders for Zappos and 6PM into Zapporo. With help of internet team, use size analysis available on Zapporo to support all orders
  • Work closely with Internet sales team to insure that all e-commerce accounts with seasonal photography
  • Weekly spearhead the bulk order management for Amazon and feed information to internet team for execution
  • Complete thorough catalog scrubs on a monthly basis for Amazon and Zappos for all brands
  • Work closely with Account Services team to track delivery timing of monthly order pool. Communicate consistently with KAM and Junior Account Executive (JAE) regarding delivery timing for all internet orders
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must be able to independently analyze and research problems as well as follow them through to completion
  • Willingness to do what is necessary for the customer (and the team) to meet business objectives
  • Professional written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and must be self-motivated
  • Must work closely with groups within the organization, including but not limited to, Account Services, Merchandising, Finance, Marketing, and NA sales team
  • Must be goal oriented and have a positive attitude
  • Must possess strong computer skills with ability to use SAP, MS Offices, Excel, Adobe, and SAP programs
  • Excellent understanding of e-commerce and comfortable with internet shopping, social networks, and other means of online business
  • Demonstrated customer service and/or retail experience required (minimum 1 year)
  • Ability to work long days and weekends around trade shows
  • College Degree in any Business or Fashion related field
  • 2+ years of experience in consumer products industry
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review product prior to market, participate in market appointments, place product buys, track production, manage forecast and shipment of product
  • Communicate opportunities and risks to Director
  • Participate in buy finalization meeting with VP of Sales and Director of Wholesale Planning
  • Minimum 1 year Planning experience preferred
  • Well-versed in Planning and Allocation systems, as well as advanced Microsoft Excel & Powerpoint
  • OTB basics--understanding of Retail math, Sales Reporting etc
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • University or College degree, ideally successfully studied subjects such as Economics, Business, Logistics, etc
  • PC literate with advanced level in Excel required
  • Sound problem solving & analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with own initiative
  • Sound business/commercial awareness, high degree of concern for effectiveness
  • Enthusiastic, goal oriented team player with a desire to join the biggest in the business
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Associate Planner Skincare Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create pre-season Brand Budget Plans partnering with Inventory Directors, Merchants, Dotcom Merchants, and Vendors
  • Maintain forecasts, vendor parameters, orders, while reconciled to Open To Buy (OTB) to E3 replenishment system
  • Partner with Allocation & Replenishment team on store level strategies and total store sales need
  • Provide basic forecast to Brands for future monthly to gain target fill rate
  • Own monthly in season OTB forecast of sales and inventory needs within budgeted goals. Conduct and lead monthly cross-functional OTB meetings
  • Analyze and validate inventory needs for Animations, Catalog, Crusades, and promos
  • Own newness/launch forecasts and buys to support all merchandising and promo strategies
  • Conduct Newness hindsight and key initiatives analysis on a season basis
  • Develop New Brand strategies, projected sales, inventory by sku needs, and order flow set ups for launch timeframe
  • Develop liquidation strategy on exit brands/collections that are not being RTV
  • Report updated business trends and stock continuity weekly
  • Partner and guide Merchandise Planning Assistant to prioritize newness orders, elevate and communicate delays in key launches
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, often-changing environment
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with the Planning Manager and wholesale channel heads to update the assorting and order uploads process to secure inventory commitments that will achieve budgeted net sales and gross profit targets
  • Manage OTB plans for non-seasonal merchandise segments
  • Assist Manager with a post season assessment of our planning strategies, selling and sell through to improve future assortments, depth opportunities and allocation decisions
  • Assist in managing Always in Stock inventory for the total company
  • The Planner will be responsible for managing total company inventory for all “Always in Stock” styles. As part of this responsibility they will need to work closely with production to advise on timing, quantities and sizing for future purchase orders. They will also need to partner with the Allocation team to make sure the replenishment levels across direct to consumer channels are correct and that the segment is selling through at an appropriate rate
  • The Planner will be responsible for maintaining relationships with the packaging vendor, distribution contacts and Creative Communications team to ensure all inventory needs are met. The Planner must have constant knowledge of packaging inventory available, as well as foresight to react when inventory is getting low
  • The Omni-Channel Merchandise Planner must have a genuine excitement for and appreciation of the Lilly Pulitzerâ concept
  • Spend sufficient time in retail stores to understand the customer, merchandise and marketplace of the Lilly Pulitzerâ concept
  • At least 2-5 years of merchandise planning experience is required, preferably with a women’s fashion, branded, lifestyle apparel company
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Associate Planner, Tailored, Big & Tall Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working in Arthur, prepare fiscal plans and forecast at week/ department level for sign-off by Planner/ Planning Manager
  • Present monthly and quarterly financial projections at the department level to senior business partners for approval. (MFR, quarterly financial meeting)
  • Solid understanding of retail math concepts and application of retail math principles to business forecast and business plan
  • Demonstrated communication skills, including professional email and telephone communications
  • Demonstrate ability to deliver strong presentations which include financial information and business strategies, tailoring presentation to audience
  • Possess sense of urgency and willingness to invest significant time and energy in driving business results
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Associate Planner, Accessories Resume Examples & Samples

  • Contribute both planning and store/allocation data to weekly cross functional team meeting
  • 3-4 years retail analysis experience to includes merchandise/ financial planning and/or distribution planning for a multi-store trail organization
  • Possess solid problem solving skills, including experience resolving inventory issues with store and adjusting financial plans to achieve positive business results
  • Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with senior business partners and members of cross functional team; this includes the ability to influence and negotiate effectively
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Merchandise Business Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist with business planning of a Merch Division. Identity strategic and day-to-day opportunities in each Division’s event and product offering and execution
  • Create and sustain a robust business process for setting the goals and forecast around daily demand, events, new styles and Buyer productivity
  • Support the Division in assigning Buyer portfolios and Buyer goals
  • Ad hoc vendor recaps for key vendors
  • 1 to 3 years in a business planning or analytics experience
  • Detail oriented and accurate with excellent follow through, while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in an environment of client service, providing and researching answers and innovation is a plus
  • Customer facing communications and presentation experience is strongly desired
  • The languages and tools we regularly use are SQL, Tableau and customized software. Solid quantitative skills with extensive MS Excel experience (comfortable with pivot tables, advanced formulas, etc.). SQL experience preferred
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Converse Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3-5 years of business planning, merchandising, sales or retail planning preferably in footwear
  • Good working knowledge of the footwear industry and trends in the marketplace
  • Prefer a solid understanding of the Converse product lines
  • Must be able to understand business issues, find creative ways to solve problems, and make sound decisions that benefit Converse
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Associate Planner, Sampling Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Merchandise Planning Assistant to prioritize newness orders, elevate and communicate delays in key launches
  • Excellent technical skills – MS Office (specifically Excel, Word)
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Flexible team player
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Analyzing data to strategize financial plans and drive business
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Presenting possible business strategies and solutions
  • Working with Planner on product promotion and in-season pricing
  • Implementing financial strategies by analyzing trends, reviewing past performance, and managing inventory
  • Encouraging the adoption and implementation of new technologies
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Associate Planner, Womens Polo Resume Examples & Samples

  • Business Analysis and Strategy Planning
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of wholesale apparel sales experience inclusive of assortment planning
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Highly motivated and organized with strong retail analysis & computer skills
  • Strong product knowledge in premium/luxury segment of Womens apparel industry
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • ) Pre-season
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Strong communications and follow up
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Principal / Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Preparation of DCO, planning and TWAO applications and supporting documents
  • Management, including financial management, of projects
  • Numerate and confident in the use of and analysis of data
  • Confident team worker, but able to work with limited supervision
  • Commercial awareness and business development skills
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Associate Planner, Panama Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong communications skills. Fluency in English and Spanish
  • Possess strong problem solving skills. Find new ways to drive business
  • Demonstrate highly developed listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Able to reflect the appropriate sense of urgency
  • Partner with Director to resolve problems and share information
  • Foster relationships with other members of the cross functional team i.e. merchants, planning, sales team
  • 2-3 years of retail buying, planning or financial experience
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong command of retail math concepts, applications and statistical analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a team environment
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands
  • Detail oriented, with strong follow-through skills
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Associate Planner, Home Macy s Backstage Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advocate for and develop location financial plans that support Field/MyMacy’s requests including distortions and add/edit requests
  • Advocate and reconcile bottoms up location plans with Omni Financial Planner
  • Develop by-store assortment plans which support overall business and promotional strategies
  • Make assortment recommendations to Omni Buyers using historical locational analysis to identify key opportunities – inclusive of regional, climate and ethnicity opportunities
  • Partner with the Omni Inventory Management team on allocations of orders and replenishment strategy
  • Monitor and perform In-season and post-season location analysis
  • Serve as primary advocate between Field and Central planning organization. Direct line of communication with Field on communication tools
  • Know their customer by monitoring internal and external consumer data including CSI, NPD and market share data
  • Join Omni Merchandise Planner on store visits and floor walks with Field partners as necessary. Apply learnings and observations to business
  • Excellent communication skills 9both written and verbal) with the ability to influence
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Junior Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • General administrative support of Sales and Planning departments
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations for sales team
  • Create reports and Excel templates for assigned campaigns
  • Use digital reporting tools to monitor campaign delivery
  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate program, preferably having completed 2 years of relevant coursework
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interest in working with numbers
  • Skills in organization, attention to detail, and communication
  • Team player attitude, and an eagerness to get involved with projects
  • Must be within commuting distance of NYC office in downtown Manhattan
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Associate Planner, Men s Tailored Clothing Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with Planning Management to analyze historical, seasonal and current trends
  • Partners with Planning Management and Divisional Managers to develop Seasonal Core Vendor targets that support corporate sales, margin and turnover objectives
  • Analyze historical information, evaluate input from store counter managers and assess current business trends to develop accurate item forecasts for mailers and promotions
  • Utilize Excel and Access to build interim allocation tools, analytics, processes, etc
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with Planners, Buyers, and form cross-functional relationships
  • Bachelors or a combination of education
  • 2-4 years retail planning and/or buying
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Associate Planner Merchandise Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with manager to develop seasonal sales, receipt budgets and flow by month
  • Report and analyze weekly selling results
  • Support hindsight and market preparation
  • Partner with buying during market to build assortment sales and ownership plans
  • 2+ years of prior retail planning or merchandising experience in a retail environment
  • Exceptional analytical/retail math skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
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Off Price Associate Planner, Macy s Backstage Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop seasonal departmental and class pre-season plans for sales, margin and turn/wos to deliver company goals in collaboration with key business partners
  • Revise in-season operating plans through the official monthly rolling operating forecast process as well as the weekly open to buy process for all financial metrics. Manage and communicate risks to sales, stock and margin with recommended actions
  • Manage the basic item replenishments
  • Perform historical business review including sales, gross margin, price, markdowns, turn/wos, aur, etc
  • Develop recommendations for Buyers based on historical analysis
  • Identify deficient or overstock stores’ inventories, provide solutions, and suggest actions for markdowns, cancels, additional or special buys and other changes to ongoing business needs
  • Build and Develop Talent to prepare for the next level
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience required
  • Minimum 4 years of retail planning experience
  • Strong leadership profile and excellent collaboration skills
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Refreshes existing Business Contingency/Disaster Recovery plans that have no significant gaps to mitigate business disruptions. Acts on guidance from Sr. BC/DR Planners or BC/DR Planners
  • Manage Daily Monitoring tasks; Improve process to reduce resource requirements over time; Execute Refill Too Soon, Zip Code requests and other processes, focus on reducing effort
  • Participates in the completion and coordination of tasks for exercises
  • Provide medium sized project oversight to ensure Business Resiliency requirements are met
  • Demonstrates understanding BC/DR Program, Recovery Strategies & Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Assists in the implementation of new tools required to support BC/DR; Performs quality assurance on changes to tools
  • Execute procedures that align to policies. Provide feedback
  • Communicate policies & procedures. Demonstrate understanding and adherence to
  • Executes tasks as assigned to close gaps ensuring alignment with recovery strategy
  • Participate in Crisis Management during a major crisis supporting the more complicated portions of the crisis
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery
  • 0 to 2 years of general business continuity/disaster recovery related work experience. Project Management experience. Experience in healthcare or PBM industry desired
  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office suite) required
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet project deadlines using basic project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build partnerships with staff at all levels within the organization
  • Strong and well developed ability to make independent decisions
  • Off-hour on-call support required and 5% travel
  • High flexible and adaptability are required
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensuring proper hardware configuration via Engineering change evaluation and incorporation
  • Expediting resolution of scheduling and resource conflicts to maintain production schedules
  • Inventory analysis and maintenance of program shortages
  • Participation in process improvement teams
  • 1-3+ years of experience
  • Self-directed; strong planning and organization skills with ability to be adaptable to changing priorities and assignments
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Project and Excel
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitor and create dynamic unit sales forecasts using a combination of statistical and qualitative data
  • Support master data updates as necessary for business needs
  • Support planning lead via SAP data reporting and analysis
  • Actively manage inventory levels to achieve serviceability goals while staying within inventory budget
  • Demonstrate professional responsibilities by cooperating with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental objectives, and departmental goals and objectives
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Enhances growth and development through participation in education programs, current literature, training meetings and workshops
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested
  • Professional Certification in APICS or Bachelor degree in business administration, economics or a related field, or equivalent work experience of 1-3 years in planning
  • Basic understanding of Sales & Operations planning process, including finance
  • One year of practical experience working with SAP planning/operations module and/or SAP’s APO package
  • Experience manipulating large data sets
  • Above average MS Excel Skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross functional team environment
  • Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively under stress and in high energy environments
  • Strong analytical skills in interpreting historical and current data through a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience forecasting in a global high volume repetitive manufacturing environment with customers in several trade channels
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for allocating the product to the stores, pre-receipt and post receipt
  • Work closely with the Planner on allocation, replenishment, and determining unit needs by location
  • Pull reports and make business recommendations to the Planner and business partner
  • Analyze store performance by customer type and create store profiles and locality
  • Communicate replenishment orders with buying partners
  • Meet weekly with buyer/planner to discuss order issues
  • General administrative support of the planning team
  • Create departmental receipt flows
  • Develops self – attend ongoing professional development and training
  • Bachelor's Degree or comparable work experience required
  • Prior intern experience preferred
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision; excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
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Associate Planner, Demand Planning Rls Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting of sales, margins, and inventory via Excel spreadsheets. Validate date, analyze results, develop recommendations, and present conclusions
  • Ensure consistency in reporting formats and data sources-work in conjunction with the Buying, Planning, and Information Technology organizations
  • Support the development of new store plans at the merchandise category level. Inform the Pro Forma process by analyzing similar businesses, and ensure that plans reflect Pro Forma expectations
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Associate Planner, Rle Resume Examples & Samples

  • Forecast sales, margin and inventory turn by month, at the brand level and communicate business performance during the monthly forecast meetings
  • Partner with the merchant team to analyze current sales trends and on order at the brand level and adjust forecast based on meeting outcome
  • Prepare weekly sales recaps to aid in business analysis; track current selling to the plan and forecast
  • Create department and category level seasonal hindsight reports to drive strategic assortment decisions for future quarters
  • Establish, nurture, and utilize internal and external partnerships to drive the business
  • Fluent in retail math and cost accounting
  • Proficient all MS Office applications. Advanced Excel skills desired
  • Experience with JDA Applications, Island Pacific, DSS a plus
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plan inventory levels for the MMG private label replenishment warehouse for specific programs
  • Manage a rolling operating forecast of WHS inventory levels to maximize turn and limit liabilities
  • Analyze weekly sales vs divisional purchase order activity
  • Analyze divisional projections vs forecast accuracy
  • Analyze divisional replenishment results vs WHS inventory levels
  • Responsible for communicating to OMNI/MMG/Overseas vendors all challenges and opportunities and the effect on supply chain product flow
  • Collaborate with MMG Product Merchants, Brand Teams, and Divisional Partners to drive sales and profitably grow Private Label replenishment
  • Drive monthly replenishment meetings with OMNI/MMG
  • Communicate Forecasted supply need and generate production flows for MMG Product/Overseas
  • Create supply contracts
  • As directed by the Replenishment Planner, assist in various activities related to the management of the overall business unit
  • Provide timely support and excellent customer service to MMG merchants and OMNI Teams
  • 3 years prior experience in replenishment/planning/buying/warehousing
  • Strong oral, written communication, and organizational skills
  • Possess sound knowledge of retail math
  • Inforem/Foresight or other automated replenishment systems experience a plus
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Allocator / Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2-3 years of relevant experience in planning, allocations strategic analysis, or finance
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills
  • Able to work independently and under deadlines
  • Fast learner and comfortable with adapting to new systems
  • Ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize and adapt to fast-paced, dynamic business environment
  • Proficient in MS Office – Advanced Excel required
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Omni Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop skills necessary for advancement
  • Key Activities
  • Strong analytical and excel skill
  • Readily grasps numerical concepts and interprets financial information accurately; ability to utilize retail math skills to analyze and drive business
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Associate Planner, Merchandise Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Planner on development of pre-season & in-season plans & projections for specific categories
  • Develop assortment plans to the style/choice level by store groupings
  • Partner with Allocation team to develop and utilize seasonal selling curves by region, climate, and store attribute
  • Work with Planner, Merchandise to translate plan changes to impact on CAP
  • Tracking of promotional sales and contests -- timing, results
  • Provide analysis related to driving business goals (hindsight, regional selling, color selling, key item sheets)
  • Partner with Planner, Merchandise to develop assortment sheets
  • Maintaining the System Administration functions within the Planning system
  • Bachelor's degree in finance or related field
  • Minimum 2 -- 3 years experience in allocation, merchandising, demand forecasting, financial planning or analysis
  • Strong systems skills with experience in SAP, Arthur, Retek, Excel and Access required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2 -- 4 years specialty retail associate buyer/associate planner/allocation experience
  • Exposure to the planning processes and its impact to the business
  • Experienced in forecasting product need based on current trends and future plans
  • Strong orientation to bottom line results through practical merchandise experience
  • PC skills including Excel, Access, Word and centralized merchandise system computer skills
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Where applicable, create and manage Key item ladder plans both pre and in season including managing receipt flow
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team to identify chase and markdown opportunities in relation to the open-to-buy
  • Partner with Merchandising and Allocation to share and transfer inventory between stores and direct to maximize inventory investment
  • Bachelors Degree required and a minimum of 3-5 years of merchandise retailing experience, which includes knowledge of distribution and buying
  • Experience in specialty retail or a SKU-intensive product category a plus
  • Basic retail math skill required
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Associate Planner, E-commerce Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop, implement and manage sales targets on a monthly basis to the department level for Ecommerce
  • Manage gross margin profitability though monthly re-forecasting of sales, cost flow, inventory positioning
  • Identify opportunities and liabilities. Offer recommendations on appropriate action plans in order to optimize sales performance, flow, markdowns, and turn targets
  • Present department plans, analysis, forecasts and recommendations
  • Partner with Merchandising/Buying to ensure strategic assortment plans by category allowing for proper depth and breadth to support high and low volume stores
  • Identify key items and develop plans to the style/color level in order to optimize and benchmark sales
  • Create and manage in season weekly recaps to analyze sales performance to LY and plan to the style level where appropriate
  • Provide size scale analysis in order to optimize assortments
  • Manage Basic Stock Replenishment Program to the style/color store and size level
  • At least 2 years of planning, finance (FP&A), merchandising/buying experience
  • Natural self-starter & inquisitive: comfortable working independently, digging into issues and identifying themes
  • Strong organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience in Retail (Buying or Planning office) a plus
  • Proficient in PC operation, MS Office, and Excel
  • *(Internal Candidate) Working knowledge of Corporate Systems
  • Possess strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, flexible, self-motivated, and be able to motivate others
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Associate Planner Project / Program Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in planning, urban studies, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in current planning
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, policies, and regulations; knowing when to reach out for assistance from supervisor or other professionals
  • Clear and effective communication skills: ability to listen, provide feedback, and negotiate outcomes as needed; ability to provide accurate and concise oral presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships and partnerships across boundaries
  • Frontline customer service experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Washington State marijuana laws and license requirements. Experience in reviewing marijuana land use and proposals
  • Experience in making presentations to Hearing Examiners, legislative bodies, and the public
  • American Institute of Certified Planners accreditation
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Visual acuity
  • Possess normal manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to lift an adult dress form when adding or removing a garments (35lbs)
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Associate Planner, E-commerce Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum 1 years of inventory, planning and allocation experience; 4 or more years of total work experience
  • Well-versed in allocation systems, as well as advanced Microsoft windows applications
  • Ability to influence and negotiate at a variety of levels
  • Ability to lead an develop a team of 1-2 direct reports
  • Ability to show increased additional areas of accountability successfully managed
  • Sit for extended periods of time in one position
  • Ability to stand and maintain mobility for long period of time during a fit session
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Associate Planner Project / Program Manger Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience current planning
  • Ability and commitment to work within a "standard work" framework in the department
  • Skill in problem solving with effective solutions
  • Understanding of marijuana production, processing and retail uses and operations
  • Master's degree in planning or a related field
  • Professional current planning experience in a rural context
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Must be available during standard business hours
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required in planning
  • Proven ability to build cross-functional relationships and collaborations
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist planning managers with various daily reports
  • Responsible for SKU level forecasting and purchasing as well as SKU level inventory management
  • Assist planners with purchase orders including: keying orders, maintaining corrections and revisions to purchase orders
  • Maintain daily communication with vendors to confirm and track purchase orders, and communicate revisions
  • Ability to learn how to enter data into the mainframe system and own all data entry
  • Maintain and communicate to cross-functional teams on weekly basis a list of all accrued departmental backorders and a comprehensive analysis of backorder relief
  • Take learning’s from backorder reporting and cross functional members and communicate to sourcing and operations team a list of sku/collection priorities on a bi-weekly basis
  • Ultimately, assisting in a smooth and efficient delivery of product
  • Prepare a weekly transfers list to send out to the allocations and operations team and follow-up to make sure transfers happen
  • Being a key partner in cross-functional meetings to help ensure data is in line with strategies and deadlines
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Communications & Media Data Interpretation
  • Brand Management
  • Direct Marketing Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Creative Development
  • Innovation Management
  • Strategic Campaign Planning
  • Campaign Management
  • Business and Commercial Acumen
  • Data Analysis and Modelling
  • Dunnhumby Capabilities and Solutions
  • Identify personal priorities
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 1 year planning experience in Refinery Maintenance preferred
  • Maintenance Planing experience with PC planning, scheduling tools and software preferred
  • Experience performing Instrumentation and/or Analyzer functions with master proficiency and have general understanding of other crafts functions required
  • A working knowledge of the use of process flow sheets, isometric drawings, and P&ID's required
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2 or more years of experience in a business environment
  • 4 year degree
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Proficiency in using MS Office programs
  • Business or technical degree
  • Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment
  • SAP ERP experience
  • VBA, PowerPivot, SQL
  • Data mining and statistics
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Associate Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or a related field; AND
  • Have had at least one (1) year of full-time progressively responsible work experience in city, county or regional planning, private consulting planning, Geographic Information Systems, or other closely related professional planning experience
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license
  • Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this class
  • Successfully complete the six-month probationary period