Posted by HLC on 07/23/2021
Industry Sector: Bike
Job Categories: Purchasing
Company Type: Accessories
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?
= 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
= 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 email@example.com. Want to learn more about us? Please visit us at www.hlc.bike.