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Assistant Planner, Leather - Pottery Barn

Date: Jun 13, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-10975
Area of Interest: Inventory Management
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Coordinate all purchase order activity and the communication between inventory management, merchandising, sourcing and agent/vendors partners.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

* Coordinate the creation and communication of purchase orders for a division of business. Enter purchase orders into the Retek system and ensure communication of orders to planning, sourcing and agent/vendor.
* Creation of purchase orders for early floor sets and monitor shipping to ensure on time deliver.
* Maintain accuracy of purchase order ship dates and quantities. Amend purchase orders and communicate changes to agent/vendor. Ensure confirmation of changes with agent/vendor.
* Communicate all changes and cancellations of purchase orders to sourcing/agent/vendor.
* Maintain log of all purchase order confirmations and cancellations. Follow up with agent/vendor as needed.
* Ensure accurate shipping dates of purchase orders by monitoring the sourcing exception reports and by communication with the agents/vendor and sourcing.
* Maintain communication and adjustment log of all orders and monitor status of production from the sourcing group.
* Work with planner to monitor sales and inventory levels and adjust purchase orders accordingly to drive sales and profitability.
* Prepare inventory transfers for DTC and Outlet divisions.
* Prepare and distribution weekly Ad Hoc reports to the entire team.
* Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
* Attention to detail, follow through, communication skills.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* 1-3 year previous retail work experience
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup)

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

*LI-KD

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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