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Inventory Planning Manager

Lands End Inc
Dodgeville, WI 53533
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  • Develop, execute and communicate strategic merchandise financial plans and strategies that support the merchandising, marketing and financial objectives and strategies of a division/categories

  • Support overall company and brand objectives to drive financial results that maximize sales, margin, and inventory.

  • Prioritize and manage expectations around key deliverables with cross-functional team, direct reports and peers.

  • Analyze historical product performance and current business trends to support seasonal merchandise/assortment planning

  • Reconcile tops-down and bottoms-up plans

  • Develop monthly forecasts of sales, margin and inventory and develop strategies to meet category financial goals

  • Communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to director and cross-functional team on a weekly basis, identifying risks and opportunities

  • Conducting in-season performance tracking, reporting and analysis

  • Providing markdown analysis and recommendations

  • Lead a team of Inventory Planners and Analysts in their daily efforts, supporting their career development through ongoing coaching

  • Spearhead continuous improvement initiatives, collaborating with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices and develop tools/systems knowledge


  • Bachelors degree in a related field (economics, finance, marketing, etc.) or equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in inventory management or related position

  • A solid understanding of common planning and forecasting processes and procedures

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient use of Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and other PC based applications

  • Strong leadership, relationship building, and collaboration skills

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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