Position Details: Footwear Supply Planner - CSWJP0000121F
- Functional technical skills are very important
- Accuracy is very important
- We have 2 senior team members, so it’s OK if this person has less experience but they’re sharp and can pick up quickly
- Ideally come with a background in supply chain and logistics.
- New in their career but eager, smart, technically savvy
- We’ve seen success with candidates from Master’s Program at PSU or Sports Product Management program at U of O
- There are a lot of tough decisions – one side or the other will be bothered by and this person needs to be comfortable with making those decisions on their own.
Day to Day §
- Supply Planning team is the point between regional demand needs and factory needs. We put all the regional plans into one global plan and decide what to buy and when
- We have a system called Logility – they’ll have assigned factories; As demand is updated every 2 weeks, they’ll review the factory space and decide what will be purchased when.
- 50% in system execution
- 50% coordination on delivery issues, available production space (capacity issues), working with liaison offices in Asia.
Tools & Systems §
- Logility – Planning Tool
- Excel – Intermediate; PPR is a large pivot table report. They’ll need to refresh and make some updates. Some formulas
- Power BI – For Reporting. Web based but using canned reports
- Microsoft Access – Don’t really need to know this; they are just using basic function.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Accounting or Supply Chain Management preferred or equivalent work experience. MBA beneficial.
- 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in supply chain management, planning or logistics and mastery of relevant technical or business skills required to accomplish the job.
- Footwear industry experience strongly desired. International business work experience desired.
- Interview Setup Virtual w/Hiring Manager + Team Members
- Need to work independently – Adam has very little time to train and support. He is going to assign this contractor to one of the senior team members.
- If they need a lot of direction and hand holding – that won’t work