icebreaker : Global Junior Supply Planner
VF Corporation
EMEA > NZL > Auckland > Ponsonby Office - ICE, US
1h ago

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Junior Global Supply Planner

At icebreaker, we’ve always believed in the pursuit of better, inspired by nature to create sustainable natural performing apparel solutions.

Sustainability isn’t just a campaign, it’s a feature of our business. As the first purpose-led acquisition of VF Corporation we have never been better placed to drive a global movement for nature, and for the betterment of our species and the planet.

Then this could be the move you’ve been looking for, the move to natural.

Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for a Global Junior Supply Planner based in Head Office, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand.

In this role, reporting to Global Supply Planning Manager, you are responsible for global supply planning best practice.

You facilitate, through system and tool set up, the creation of the global supply plan forecasts across all regions and channels in alignment with the supply and demand planning calendar.

This is a 12-month fixed term contract.

We have a great coffee machine that you will need to keep up with the demands of this busy and rewarding role in our supply planning team.

You will be responsible for :

Pre-Season :

  • Partner with the Supply Chain Analyst, Supply Planner & Demand planning team to ensure that system / tools set up is accurate for each season
  • Support the Buy Planning process
  • Support regional delivery plans to optmise the operational capability of the 3pl.
  • Project, report and communicate expected OTP for ex factory and in region delivery for samples and bulk deliveries.
  • Post Season :

    Share end of season achieved OTP with recommendations for improving future seasons.

    Open to buy

    Support the Supply team in monitoring spend vs budget in relation to inventory budgets and receipts.

    Systems & Projects

    Identify and propose new system & process solutions to optimize the current set up ensuring that all changes consider impact for dependant and source systems.

    What your cv will have :

  • Understanding of global production supply chains, freight and logistics
  • Equivalent of 2-4 years of relevant planning experience for an apparel / consumer brands
  • Strong understanding of apparel production and supply chains
  • Can talk fluently to production and supply : DIFOT, Netted Forecast, Master Scheduling, BOMs, projected inventory, you will know this in your sleep
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Solid experience in an ERP system
  • Who you are :

  • Strong relationship building and management skills
  • Able to talk to the understanding of customer or consumer lead solutions within a supply context.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solutions-oriented and proactive problem solver
  • Versatile with the ability to adapt to change and successfully work with ambiguity
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Great time-management and prioritizing skills and experience delivering to strict deadlines
  • If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.

    The recruitment of this position is being managed by Philippa Irvine, Talent Scout. For any queries, contact Philly directly on +64 21 564 691 or email philippa irvine vfc.com

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