• Location: New York, NY
  • Date: September 11, 2020

  • If interested, please send resume to Humanresources@wacoal-america.com


    Demand Planner/Forecaster


    POSITION SUMMARY:


    Wacoal America, a leading intimate apparel company has an immediate need for a Demand Planner/Forecaster to work in our New York mid-town office.


    RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:


    • Analyze, assemble and maintain time phased shipping forecast for ongoing products based on historical sales, market trends, seasonality, promotions and point of sale data.
    • Create initial and replenishment orders for Wacoal Retail stores
    • Submission of Daily Sales Flash for Wacoal Retail stores.
    • Conduct monthly retail meetings, update assortment plan with actual results and selling trends.
    • Maintaining OTB receipts/inventory plan for Wacoal Retail Stores.
    • Develop new style projections in conjunction with business partners (Off-Price and Retail Stores)
    • Prepare and disseminate style introduction data for the organization
    • Develop size ratios for new styles
    • Sales Expansion Coordination for full line product
    • Weekly analyzing and issuing of Corporate New Style Selling Report
    • Monthly New Style Delivery Allocation for Full line
    • Markdown inventory management, allocation and reporting
    • Create, review and maintain SKU ratios for all relevant business channels (new line, off-price, retail stores)
    • Work with sales and operations personnel on demand expansions and reductions
    • Work independently to analyze trends of accounts and styles

    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE DESIRED:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Math, Statistics or 5 years in a related disciplin
    • Three years minimum demand planning or related business experience
    • Retail environment experience a plus

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:


    • Experience using demand planning software is preferred
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
    • Excellent quantitative, analytical and communication skills
    • Must be organized, detail oriented and effective with follow-up
    • Be able to work independently within set timelines and meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of business operations and demand flow

    Benefits:


    We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending plan and vacation.


    About Wacoal America


    Wacoal America is part of multi-national company headquartered in Japan. Wacoal’s superior technology and quality have roots in this Japanese heritage. The designs are created with European fashion elegance and superbly comfortable American fit. Wacoal is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies, a testament to our extreme dedication to service and mutual trust. Wacoal America products are featured in the finest department stores across the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil.


    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


    Our Company is committed to equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, age, creed, arrest records, genetic predisposition or carrier status, and/or participation in lawful activities outside the workplace.


    If interested, please send resume to Humanresources@wacoal-america.com