Crocs: Sr. Inventory Planner
A world leader in innovative, casual footwear,Crocs, Inc., is dedicated to the future of comfort. Our original and most famous style, the Classic Clog, is instantly recognized around the world — and for good reason: since 2002, we’ve sold more than 600 million pairs in over 90 countries! We achieved our status as a global leader in the casual footwear category by taking an inherently simple approach to uniting style, modern comfort, and value.
Every day, we make a choice to have an open mind and look on the bright and colorful side of life. We embrace and celebrate the uniqueness in everyone, inviting the world toCome As You Are!
The Sr. Global Inventory Planner is responsible to analyze, build and coordinate the execution of the Crocs Global Inventory Plan. This includes analytical support in setting all global operating inventory targets and measuring performance against any key metrics such as forward coverage, excess / obsolescence ratio and service / in stock levels. In this role, you will also play a critical coordination role regarding the supply needed to deliver key operating metrics entailing positive relationships at a peer level within all supply chain functional areas with particular focus on regional planning teams. This role will also support ad hoc inventory reporting needs.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
•Global inventory reporting with KPI’s and owns proactive communication results and insight around performance drivers
•Supports development of inventory goals and targets from a corporate/global level and collaborates with all regions for local roadmaps to ensure goals are met
•Collaborate and drive ongoing development of the global inventory and analytical toolkit used for inventory planning and management.
•Analyzes and makes recommendations on optimal use of supply to management with a focus upon service / in-stock ratios and will provide insight to True Root Cause when we experience failures across inventory in any region or globally
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE
•Minimum Education: Undergraduate degree with a background in Supply Chain, Business Management or Finance/Accounting is required; MBA preferred
•Minimum Experience: 5 years dynamic planning experience across inventory discipline(s) and in a highly collaborative setting
•Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: well developed knowledge of inventory, supply, service operations; Certification from the Institute of Business Forecasting (IBF) CPF and/or APICS CSCP/CPIM preferred
Strong working knowledge within Business Intelligence (BI) applications is required
•Key Relationships: All functional supply chain areas including but not limited to Demand Planning, Regional Planning, Sourcing, Logistics, Distribution and Customer Service; DTC team members closely connected to inventory
•Responsibilities are global in nature and require collaboration with peers and other planning teams in both EMEA and Asia as well as Americas; highly likely the individual in this role will need to participate in teams meetings across time zones, with appropriate work-life balance
Crocs is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Career Level: CL5
Salary Range: $110,000-$113,300
Workplace Persona: Explorer (in office 0-10%)
This position is eligible to participate in a company incentive program.
This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits.