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Inventory Planner, Upholstery - Pottery Barn

Date: Jul 15, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-10156
Area of Interest: Inventory Management
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Inventory Planner, Fabric

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier retailer of home furnishings, culinary and serving equipment, and specialty foods and cooking ingredients in the United States and Canada. Our brands, including Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Teen, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home, are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We successfully market them through all three major channels - retail stores, catalogs, and the Internet. Among all of our brands, we cover every room in the house: from the kitchen to the living room, bedroom, home office, and even the hall closet.

Position Summary:

Manage and control inventory levels for upholstery fabric to achieve concept sales, inventory, profit and turnover objectives. Identify business risks and opportunities and propose solutions to maximize sales objectives.

Responsibilities:

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

* Manage and maintain fabric financial forecast for WSI. (OTB/rolling forecast) Take timely action to maximize sales, profitability and inventory productivity
* Develop and provide appropriate business analysis to influence future fabric purchases and assortment strategies
* Plan and report fabric sales and forecast appropriate inventory levels by SKU, for all WSI
* Reforecast fabric demand sales weekly and aggregate all fabric changes
* Report out on yardage on hand at Sutter St. and at the vendors
* Create and actualize global fabric plans and usage
* Build inventory for planned promotions
* React and communicate floor set and catalog depiction changes
* Actualize and forecast billed sales fabric usage to provide visibility into what WSI owns
* Reconcile on-hand, on-order and in-transit fabric inventory
* Identify potential inventory liabilities and recommend appropriate exit strategies to bring quantity of fabric and frames to a desired level
* Create Seasonal Fabric rollups
* Ensure that correct lead times are being quoted
* Create and actualize global fabric plans and usage

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

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Experience

* 3-5 years retail planning experience

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

*LI-SB1

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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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