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Posted by HLC on 07/23/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Bike

Job Categories: Purchasing

Company Type: Accessories




Required Experience:

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: Yes

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements


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  Want to learn more about us?  Please visit us at

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.