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Carhartt, Inc Associate Planner - D2C Demand in Dearborn, Michigan

divdivh2Position Details/h2/divdivPosition Location: Dearborn, MIDepartment: Business PlanningReports To: PlanningSupervisor - Demand (D2C)FLSA: ExemptJob Band: Professional/div/divdivdivh2Summary/h2/divdiv The AssociateDemandPlanner position serves as the planner for specific product category(s)/Location(s) with their Merchant partner(s). This role is responsible for the creation of Assortments and Pre-Season Plans for Revenue, Margin, with Inventory Buy receipt flows to support them. Responsibility continues right through to the In-Season execution of allocation, reforecasting, markdown and hindsight, by product/location. The Assoc. Planner is continuously analyzing data, correlating historical and current trends to support forward reforecasting, presenting and defending those plan positions through regular communication of risks and opportunity. Working concurrently across multiple seasons (up to 18 months ahead), they are optimizing inventory/availability in conjunction with plans/forecasts to drive mutually beneficial improvements to our financial results and consumer experience./div/divdivdivh2We are All Leaders at Carhartt/h2/divdivIn our words and by our actions, we strive to emulate the hardworking example set forth by our founder, Hamilton Carhartt. We Lead Business by creating value, delivering on results, and making changes along the way. We Lead Self by being dependable, because hardworking people count on us to have their back every day. We Lead Others by communicating and clearly defining the path as we walk bravely into the future. Working at Carhartt, we are all given a seat at the table and the honor of continuing the legacy./div/divdivdivh2Responsibilities/h2/divdivulli/liliDevelop Pre-Season Plans (Bottoms Up Style/Material Revenue, Margin Receipt plans) in partnership with Merchandising/Sr. Planner to meet the financial targets and lsquo;Go to Marketrsquo; (GTM) timelines. Gain approval from D2C/Planning leadership, making adjustments as required. /liliAnalyze lsquo;In-Seasonrsquo; performance through the lsquo;Monthly Business Reviewrsquo; (MBR) process to provide a robust understanding of past performance and get alignment on updated forward forecast, inventory, margin (in relation to Prior Forecast, Last Year, Budget)/liliParticipate in a Monthly lsquo;Key Itemrsquo; review process to present Style/Material positions in order to validate your aggregated plans. /liliManage Contract/ATP consumption and projected sell thru levels to better optimize your inventory position, executing release of surplus, and risk management of shortfalls/liliEstablish projected closeout liability and financial risk associated with unproductive/seasonal inventory. Execute markdowns and potential transfers/returns to create recommendations for exit strategies/liliProvide quarterly updated versions of pre-Season plans as new information becomes available (monthly frequency once within 3 months of Season start)/liliAnalyze size selling performance in an effort to understand current trend and future need to support ongoing planning/allocation activities /liliPrepare hindsight analysis to identify opportunities for future plans and strategies partnering with Merchandiser(s) to disseminate key takeaways /liliEstabl