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Advantage Solutions Demand Planner in Coronado, California

Summary

Demand Planner

We are looking for a Demand Planner with eCommerce/Amazon experience to join the growing team at Quiverr. Quiverr offers full-service marketplace Brand management on Amazon. We’re the 3rd Party selling arm of Advantage Solutions (http://www.advantagesolutions.net/) with custom business intelligence tools. We help brands drive more revenue and profit in the Marketplace.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the forecasting and planning activities for the Operations and Supply Chain business.

  • Assist in the design and implementation of a purchasing and planning processes

  • Develop effective forecast models based on demand patterns and financial goals of the company.

  • Cut POs to support planning and ensure execution collaborating with our brand partners

  • Plan inventory needs at least 3 months ahead, based on forecast

  • Propose and implement solutions to improve operations planning

  • Successfully communicate business insights such as forecast and inventory estimations to brand management partners

  • Ability to effectively operate both independently and as part of a team

  • Provide input into developing inventory strategies

  • Gather, analyze and validate data.

  • Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts

  • Work with Logistics Manager to establish and allocate shipments to FBA

  • Manage inbound shipments with 3PL partners

  • Manage pricing on seller central using pricing tool

  • Monitor trends

  • Ad hoc analysis as required by management

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years previous experience as a demand planner

  • Experience working in e-commerce and Amazon

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to effectively operate both independently and as part of a team

  • Self-motivated and proactive

  • Supply chain and production experience

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Job Duty

  • Manage all aspects of merchandising reporting including, but not limited to, system configuration, on-display compliance, POS execution, and ad hoc requests

  • Partner with Client contacts to ensure timely communication of all program-specific merchandising initiatives

  • Develop and quality control data collection reports for a part-time nation-wide field workforce

  • Partner with field management team to address store level compliance issues

  • Collaborate with Client product management and account management teams to plan store level marketing initiatives

  • Oversee the forecasting and shipment of all client collateral materials including merchandising, training, and uniforms

  • Help manage the execution and follow-up of special Client requested merchandising events

  • Analyze real-time performance dashboards and ad hoc reports to identify areas of opportunity and success

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Marketing

2-3 years merchandising experience

1-2 years agency, media, or consumer products experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Creative self-starter

  • Strong organization, negotiation, and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

  • Team player with good people skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-CA-Coronado

Primary Posting Location : City Coronado

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2020-302220

Position Type Full Time

Category Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing

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