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Buyer/Planner

 

Posted by HLC on 07/23/2021


Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike

Job Categories: Purchasing

Company Type: Accessories

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Job Type: Full Time

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Employee May Telecommute: Yes

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Job Description & Requirements

Planner/Buyer

The Planner/Buyer on our team is part of a team that is accountable for a portfolio of brands.  This cross-functional team includes product managers, other planner/buyers and a team lead.  This team works to achieve the key objectives and results of the brand portfolio they manage.    

What will your typical day be?

=        Analyzing available data to improve demand forecast for the portfolio using forecasting software as one of the tools

=        Using MRP to analyze product needs, accept or modify purchase orders

=        Managing the purchasing cycle for your portfolio 

=        Contributing to process improvement

What skills do you need to demonstrate?

=        Teamwork

=        Strong understanding of supply chain fundamentals 

=        Detailed understanding of ERP and MRP transactions.  Demand Planning and/or forecasting experience is a plus. 

=        Analytical thinking and problem solving skills

=        Strong Excel skills (are you the go to when someone has an Excel question?)

=        Ability to think outside the box to improve current processes

=        Unparalleled interpersonal skills

=        Ability to thrive within a team environment

=        Ability to anticipate the needs of the business

=        Self-motivation

=        Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key partners including vendors

=        Positive attitude

=        Good knowledge of or an interest in cycling or the outdoor industry preferred but not necessary

What other characteristics can lead to your success in this role? 

=        A keen understanding of how to help drive team success

=        Making positive contributions to the company beyond the scope of your normal job responsibilities

=        Being flexible – easily adaptable to change and fluid situations including managing multiple priorities

=        A passion for what you do for work and for fun

This position can be 100% remote.  Once you get to know us, you’ll agree, there is no better team to work with!  If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to hrdept@hlc.bike.  Want to learn more about us?  Please visit us at www.hlc.bike


About HLC

For over 25 years, HLC/Hawley LLC has been committed to empowering independent bicycle dealers with a selection of today's best brands, products and services. Our growth and success are the direct result of our commitment to offer the best possible customer service to our dealers.