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Planning Manager

Delta Apparel Inc. Duluth, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Implements Delta’s planning and inventory strategies for both short term and long term demand. Oversees recruitment, employment, evaluation and supervision of Planning staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Work with suppliers and internal operations to assure delivery dates are met and

minimize lead times within the Supply Chain

· Collaborate with internal plants to maximize efficiencies

· Responsible for analysis and execution of forecast for Catalog sales channels

· Analyze Forecast data, collaborate forecast with sales, and implement forecast to

plan production

· Lead monthly forecast review with sales

· Monthly review of customer orders/projections; provide forecast error

results and review with sales to determine a customer scorecard/confidence level

· Oversee data preparation of forecast results, review with sales team, and assist in

setting SKU inventory targets by

DC

· Implement Safety Stock strategy for each DC/SKU

· Recommend stock transfers between distribution centers to balance inventories with

demand

· Establish and monitor KPIs for forecast accuracy, inventory turns and inventory

service levels

· Daily Review of DC inventories to determine strategy that will optimize inventory

· Review excess inventory and provide direction to reduce

· Quote Deliveries on Expedites and PL orders, follow up to assure dates are met and

communicate updates with sales

· Manage phase out inventories to maintain scale while reducing inventory thus

minimizing markdowns

Job Requirements:

BBA or equivalent degree

Provide leadership, mentoring and problem solving skills

Multi task in a dynamic business environment

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Strong in Excel and TM1 knowledge a plus

Ability to work with others to achieve request as recieved

Delta Apparel Inc.

Why Work Here?

Great work environment!

Delta Apparel, Inc. a leading publicly-traded (NYSE American: DLA) provider of basic and branded apparel, headwear and related accessories based in Greenville, South Carolina.

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