VF Corporation Analyst, Planning in Greensboro, North Carolina

Job Description

The primary responsibilities of the Planning Analyst is to insure the availability, production, and serviceability is maintained and delivery schedules are planned according to Operation and Manufacturing needs.


  • Ensures on-time shippability working with Purchasing, Forecasting and Planning Manager to develop i2 or package source plans that support production schedule and forecast requirements. Monitor i2's lot plans, requesting fabric exceptions as needed to ensure on-time shippability while maintainin quality of inventory at the style/color/size levels.

  • Analyze, report, review and resolve Order Coverage performance with Manufacturing and Customer Service personnel as needed and at monthly shipping meeting.

  • Act as liaison between Operations and Manufacturing locations, issue and allocate cut sheets, coordinate receipt of piece goods with cut allocation, publish cutting and delivery schedules, monitor cuts through the Finishing process.

  • Maintain optimum inventory levels at the style and size level by application of appropriate inventory policies and capacity review with Planning Manager. Monitor seasonal type/color production so as to minimize the risk of off-price finished goods and/or surplus piece goods.

  • Assure that service is maintained at the size level by issuing cuts in accordance with SKU requirements, developing and updating marker libraries and maintaining size percent screens on SPMS.

  • Monitor and maintain sufficient fabric inventory levels at the plants to support production plans and minimize surplus and storage issues. Request exceptions to Purchase Plan as needed for Fabric and Trim.

  • Enter, confirm and monitor Purchase Orders in the NGC system for Package Sourced products. Maintain information in Planning Systems to support what has been issued in NGC.

  • Initiate and maintain Product Structure, inventory policy codes and lead times of style/colors in accordance with the line development calendar.

  • Establish and maintain Open-To-Sell for all styles including imports and production at secondary locations.


  • 1-2 years of related professional experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent

  • Fully trained in lot planning, size planning, and fabric allocation


  • Capable of handling full loads of units and fabrics.

  • Requires minimum supervision.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure of deadlines.

  • Computer literate

  • Excellent math and analytical abilities.

  • Good communication skills.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.