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Category Enablement Planner

Best Buy
Richfield, MN 55423
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The Category Enablement Planner is responsible for supporting the Demand Planning & Demand Forecasting process on the Category Teams. This role leverages in-depth business, supply chain knowledge & Demand Planning and Forecasting expertise to maximize the productivity of company inventory assets. This is done through partnering with the Category Leaders on Demand Planning & Forecasting strategy and driving system utilization through process/best practice development, training delivery, in-direct management/mentorship & day to day support of assigned Demand Planning Analysts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver best practice through the coaching, training and mentoring of Demand Planning Analysts in using AIP/IP/RDF to deliver optimal business results
  • Partner with Category Team Leadership to ensure business outcomes are met and multi-channel inventory performance is maximized
  • Collaborate with the broader Category Enablement team representing the nuances of the business supported, but focused on solutions which can benefit all teams and ensure successful alignment of RDF/AIP/IP
  • Maintain business rhythms designed to guide consistent behaviors through education, execution and inventory management acumen for the core team
  • Participate in the definition and coordination of unique inventory strategies for key events, transitions, and project implementations balancing the needs of dot com and retail
  • Represent the needs of the core business by serving as Subject Matter Expert in areas impacting purchasing and disposition of inventory, as well as forecasting
  • Serve as liaison with cross-functional teams utilizing knowledge of specific business model,strategies, and system capabilities to define future needs
  • Interact with multiple levels of the organization and play a key role providing a forecasting and inventory perspective on various company and business team initiatives.
  • Utilize internal and external resources to define opportunities to improve business results through inventory & forecasting management

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in Demand Planning, Forecasting, Supply Chain, Business Management, Retail or Inventory Management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaboration with demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and at multiple levels of an organization
  • Strong written & oral communication skills, as well as a high level of responsibility
  • Aptitude & passion for problem solving, educating, motivating and influencing others to consistently achieve optimal outcomes
  • Demonstrated high level of organizational & time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability & curiosity of learning new complex process/systems/skills with the goal to translate and educate others

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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