Company: Alchemee (formerly The Proactiv Company)
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 12, 2022
At Alchemee, we aspire to inspire by creating science-based
solutions that are as effective as they are transformative.
Alchemee's portfolio of brands deliver effective products rooted in
introducing wellness options that provide life changing results and
empower the world one person at a time.
Our flagship brand, Proactiv, is a leader in treating acne and has
helped more than 20 million customers achieve clear skin.
Simply put, at Alchemee our vision is to inspire the world to feel
comfortable and powerful in their own skin and our mission is to
create science-based solutions that provide better skin for
We are looking for forward-thinking individuals who are driven with
a customer-first approach. Individuals who thrive on challenge and
are ready to grasp the opportunity of a lifetime. Because we
fundamentally believe every colleague brings unique value to our
whole. We are a workplace where each person feels seen, heard, and
valued, and can contribute their unique talent to our collective
We are seeking a Demand Planner who will be responsible for
planning demand forecasts and inventory to ensure a 90% in stock
rate on active skus at our distribution centers (DCs). This role
prepares assembly orders for the DCs to fulfill customer orders on
time. The Demand Planner organizes and communicates exits of
products while minimizing destroys and coordinating seamless
introduction of new products.
The ideal candidate is team-oriented, detail focused, technically
savvy, and comfortable in an evolving, fast-paced culture. This
person will be an integral part of the Alchemee supply chain team
and will have various opportunities for professional development in
our "all hands-on deck" environment!
Plans forecasts at multiple channels and levels of aggregation for
rolling 12-month planning horizon.
Collaborates with internal and external partners including brand,
retail, and marketing teams to ensure successful fulfillment of
sales plans and promotional events.
Manages inventory on active skus by reviewing open orders by
factory and reflowing based on business needs. Collaborates with
supply team and factories to ensure production and shipments arrive
Reports and analyzes demand plans every month and prepares monthly
forecasts to factories and DC partners which includes presenting
actualized sales vs. forecasts by channel to cross-functional
teams. Analyzes current trends, identifies opportunities to deviate
from existing plans, and provides actionable directives when
changing an existing plan or creating a new plan.
Prepares work orders for assembly kits and distributes orders to DC
team for timely and accurate assembly of packaged goods for
Administers destroy budget by executing seamless exits and
entrances of products in all product lines.
Supports the monthly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
meeting to review forecast and inventory positions.
Trains, develops, and mentors associate planner(s). Ensures all
essential functions and deliverables meet deadlines.
Maintains data integrity through data cleansing, validation
processes, and ad-hoc checks.
Other duties as assigned.
Education, Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Economics,
Business Administration, or related field required.
Three (3) or more years of relevant experience in sales and
operations planning, supply and demand planning, new product
forecasting and/or inventory management, required.
Have demonstrated ability to lead and implement a process in an
organization or team.
Highly proficient in Excel: can create and own complex templates
with data dumps.
Experience in MRP systems; Oracle experience preferred.
Proven ability to analyze current trends, identify opportunities to
deviate from existing plans, and provide actionable directives when
changing an existing plan or creating a new plan.
communication/presentation skills -with the ability to work
effectively with all levels of staff and management.
Strong analytical skills and an ability to focus on optimizing
inventory performance while meeting financial targets.
Ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced work environment, and
work with a sense of urgency.
Possess good anticipation skills and the ability to challenge the
status of quo of current processes while providing solutions to
Display a strong sense of ownership and commitment to work.
Ability to be nimble and problem resolution oriented, and engage in
both creative and analytical approaches to business strategies.
Ability to travel approx. 20-30%, as required by business
We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and
are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all
Note: Please, no external agencies or third parties.
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