Retail Planning Analyst
- Darien, CT
Client Reference Code: 256828
Spectrum Mobile is the fastest growing mobile provider in the nation. It continues to grow the number of Mobile stores and this position plays a vital role in the company's expansion. The Analyst, Retail Planner will contribute to creating a product strategy that drive sales but manages inventory risks. The role will be responsible for analyzing large data sets and implementing strategies to replenish mobile devices and accessories to Mobile stores. He/she will also monitor the processes and accuracy of the 3PL vendor and create management dashboards that share data-driven insights.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Implements replenishment strategies and policies to achieve in-stock targets but minimizes excess inventory. Uses inventory data from stores to identify store performance and runs analyses to assist team in increasing supply targets and/or rebalancing stock.
Works closely with Product and Store teams to capture and record store planograms and new store launch schedules into MS Access tables.
Interpret data, analyze results, and provide insights to determine operational impact, trends, and opportunities
Monitors 3PL vendor on day-to-day replenishment activities to check for data accuracy and ensure that processes follow the agreed upon methodologies.
Creates dashboards at a weekly level by compiling data from a variety of sources to inform management on key performance indicators. Collaborate with Business Intelligence teams to improve the reporting platform.
Actively seeks out opportunities to continuously improve replenishment methods through data analysis and collaboration with Retail, Operations, and Product partners.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Strong math and analytical skills
Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel. MS Access or SQL knowledge preferred
Detail-oriented and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, and ambiguous environment
Strong communication skills
Knowledge of end-to-end supply chain processes, retail, merchandising knowledge preferred
Bachelor's degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business/Economics, Logistics, Engineering, or Mathematics
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Supply chain experience 2-4
Retail operations/planning experience 2-4
Logistics and distribution experience 1-3
Job Code : FSC301 Retail Planning Analyst
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