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 Stella & Dot is looking for TWO Inventory Planners!

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Inventory Planner
Join a world-class, hyper growth company with a seasoned executive team. Stella & Dot, one of INC
500’s fastest growing companies (rank 67) is a dynamic boutique style jewelry company with unlimited
opportunity. Our mission is to revolutionize entrepreneurial opportunities in direct sales by reinventing
the category. Think a modern day and stylish version of Mary Kay, blended with social networking and
ecommerce. Stella & Dot has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, on The
View, The Today Show, and in countless fashion magazines such as InStyle and Lucky.
If ‘mediocrity’ and ‘just good enough’ make you cringe, if you are a brilliant, energetic, organized,
creative, self-motivated and ready to take charge in a key role at an innovative company, this could be the
career for you. Please read more about us at stelladot.com.
Brief Description:
 
The Inventory Planner at Stella & Dot will assist in all purchasing and is responsible for the availability
of products from all suppliers to meet customer service level goals while simultaneously maintaining
inventory level objectives. This position will continually work to reduce lead times, improve product
turns, improve customer service levels, maintain efficient inventory levels and eliminate excess and
obsolete stock.
 
 
Description:
 
The position requires someone with functional experience including: inventory planning methodologies
as they apply to the demand planning, the ability to analyze and process large amounts of data, and strong
quantitative and analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems. The ideal candidate must be able
to multi‐task with the ability to manage projects with a strong attention to detail, give and receive
feedback, and possess strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
 The Inventory Planner assists in the development, execution and communication of merchandise
financial plans and strategies that support the merchandising, marketing, and financial objectives
of a division/department.
 Assist in managing the financial success of a division/department or class by meeting sales, gross
margin and inventory productivity goals.
 Analyze historical data and current trends. Identify risks and opportunities by
division/department or class and solicit ideas for issue resolution.
 Participate in formulation of pre-season strategy with merchant Create pre-season financial sales
and inventory plans by department, classes and/or style.
 Participate in reconciliation of top-down to bottom-up plans.
 Recap and review actual sales performance weekly/monthly to plan.
 Re-project in-season sales and inventories on a weekly/monthly basis.
 Identify risks/opportunities and develop action plans to achieve financial goals (open to buy).
 Re-forecast sales and manage inventory for all basic styles to meet financial goals.
 Partner with Manager in managing division level markdowns and strategies.
 Communicate financial results to manager and cross-functional team on a weekly basis.
 Able to build and maintain productive relationships with planning and cross-functional teams
Provide manager with timely feedback on personal developmental and training needs.
 
 Actively participate in company sponsored planner training programs.
 
Qualifications:
 Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
 Demonstrates logical analysis and problem solving skills
 Possesses an ability to understand financial measurements and how to impact them
 Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills
 Able to build and maintain productive relationships
 Technology proficiency, including the ability or aptitude to learn technical applications
 Proficient in Microsoft Excel
 Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
2+ years analytical experience, preferably in a specialty retail
2+ environment eCommerce experience strongly preferred
 
 
If you are interested in applying, please go to our website: http://www.stelladot.com/about/careers.
 

 

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Stella & Dot is looking for TWO Inventory Planners!

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

Inventory Planner
Join a world-class, hyper growth company with a seasoned executive team. Stella & Dot, one of INC
500’s fastest growing companies (rank 67) is a dynamic boutique style jewelry company with unlimited
opportunity. Our mission is to revolutionize entrepreneurial opportunities in direct sales by reinventing
the category. Think a modern day and stylish version of Mary Kay, blended with social networking and
ecommerce. Stella & Dot has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, on The
View, The Today Show, and in countless fashion magazines such as InStyle and Lucky.
If ‘mediocrity’ and ‘just good enough’ make you cringe, if you are a brilliant, energetic, organized,
creative, self-motivated and ready to take charge in a key role at an innovative company, this could be the
career for you. Please read more about us at stelladot.com.
Brief Description:
 
The Inventory Planner at Stella & Dot will assist in all purchasing and is responsible for the availability
of products from all suppliers to meet customer service level goals while simultaneously maintaining
inventory level objectives. This position will continually work to reduce lead times, improve product
turns, improve customer service levels, maintain efficient inventory levels and eliminate excess and
obsolete stock.
 
 
Description:
 
The position requires someone with functional experience including: inventory planning methodologies
as they apply to the demand planning, the ability to analyze and process large amounts of data, and strong
quantitative and analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems. The ideal candidate must be able
to multi‐task with the ability to manage projects with a strong attention to detail, give and receive
feedback, and possess strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
 The Inventory Planner assists in the development, execution and communication of merchandise
financial plans and strategies that support the merchandising, marketing, and financial objectives
of a division/department.
 Assist in managing the financial success of a division/department or class by meeting sales, gross
margin and inventory productivity goals.
 Analyze historical data and current trends. Identify risks and opportunities by
division/department or class and solicit ideas for issue resolution.
 Participate in formulation of pre-season strategy with merchant Create pre-season financial sales
and inventory plans by department, classes and/or style.
 Participate in reconciliation of top-down to bottom-up plans.
 Recap and review actual sales performance weekly/monthly to plan.
 Re-project in-season sales and inventories on a weekly/monthly basis.
 Identify risks/opportunities and develop action plans to achieve financial goals (open to buy).
 Re-forecast sales and manage inventory for all basic styles to meet financial goals.
 Partner with Manager in managing division level markdowns and strategies.
 Communicate financial results to manager and cross-functional team on a weekly basis.
 Able to build and maintain productive relationships with planning and cross-functional teams
Provide manager with timely feedback on personal developmental and training needs.
 
 Actively participate in company sponsored planner training programs.
 
Qualifications:
 Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
 Demonstrates logical analysis and problem solving skills
 Possesses an ability to understand financial measurements and how to impact them
 Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills
 Able to build and maintain productive relationships
 Technology proficiency, including the ability or aptitude to learn technical applications
 Proficient in Microsoft Excel
 Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
2+ years analytical experience, preferably in a specialty retail
2+ environment eCommerce experience strongly preferred
 
 
If you are interested in applying, please go to our website: http://www.stelladot.com/about/careers.
 

 
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