VF Corporation Sales Planner in Merriam SLS, Kansas
Position Summary –
The primary responsibility of the Sales Planner is to develop and maintain a detailed sales and shipping plan for the assigned account(s) using Arthur planning application or other Excel based tools.
Key Responsibilities –
Reforecast retail sales plan on a monthly basis for current and future seasons in units and dollars, in accordance with the company direction and planning components.
Develop retail sales plan in units and dollars for future seasons in conjunction with the sales team and retailer on a timely basis using detailed planning strategies.
Responsible for analyzing current business for monthly business reviews. Responsible for identifying potential areas of impact.
Review plans on a monthly basis with retailer. Compare and resolve outstanding issues. Provide summary of meetings with team members and appropriate internal divisions of the company.
Responsible for documenting current and future seasons planning details. Key team member in explanation of strategies and trends that drive current and future season plans.
Responsible for keeping shipment plans in sync with projections.
Responsible for running independent ad hoc scenarios for internal management.
Account Planners, Account Sales Executives, Sales Directors, Corporate Forecasting/Planning, Retail Planners and Buyers
Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+
College Degree in Business, Math, Computer Science, or Finance.
Experience in sales planning.
Experience with retail ladder planning tools
Experience with retail inventory management.
Retail experience, as a Planner or Buyer
Strong Excel, analytical and organizational skills.
Proficiency in verbal and written communication skills.
Familiarity with retail and wholesale environment.
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.