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Vornado Air Retail Demand Planner in Andover, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11341296

Summary of Position:

The Retail Demand Planner is an active participant in the sales and logistics processes required to service major retail partners. They are responsible for daily order monitoring and maintenance.' This position regularly conducts POS/inventory analysis, forecasting/demand planning, preparation for line reviews, and reports on relevant key metrics both internally and to retail partners.


Job Duties:


Manages Retail Customer Demand Needs.

Reviews and manages customer orders and maintenance for select Brick and Mortar retailers.''''''''

Receives most orders via EDI.' Occasional orders will need pulled from customer portals like Retail Link

Verifies pricing, discounts, billing and shipping addresses, credit status, and informs account managers and/or customers of any problems.' Assists in coordination of communications to customers including product backorders and anticipated availability issues.

Maintains files, including master file and standing order files.

Researches and resolves problems with orders.

Assists in coordination of product allocation when in short supply


Assumes responsibility for reviewing and maintaining retail customer forecast.

Work closely with the Director of Sales Operations and the retailer Replenishment Managers by providing analysis to support accurate item level forecasting and the S&OP process in total.

Collect, maintain, analyze, and deliver accurate, timely and professional weekly point-of-sale reports for designated areas of responsibility on regular cycles (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually) as appropriate.

Pull data needed for weekly customer reporting of inventory, sales and supply projections using retailer portals like Retail Link, Vendor Central, POL and others.

Annual reviews with sales team of new program assortments and appropriate new annual forecast using historical sales, POS and season ending on hand inventory to drive forward looking projection needs.

Plex (ERP) forecast updates and maintenance.


Assumes responsibility for ad-hoc reporting and Sales support.

Produce insightful, actionable, accurate, and presentable Ad-Hoc reports and analysis for timely distribution to both internal and external customers. Respond quickly to ad-hoc requests with short notice and deadlines.