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Stella & Dot

A boutique-style accessories company offering home-based entrepreneurship for women.

Sr. Inventory Planner
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

About Us:
Stella & Dot Family Brands (Stella & Dot www.stelladot.com, KEEP Collective www.keepcollective.com, and EVER Skincare www.everskin.com) is a mission-driven global social selling platform company that spans women’s lifestyle categories and operates in 6 countries. To date, our brands have helped over 50,000 independent business owners earn over $450 million in flexible income. Our mission is to give woman a modern way to earn flexible income that works when they do and helps them create a life they love. Our positive and inspiring community goes beyond business and offers life coaching and recognition to fuel the personal growth and development of our community.

Stella & Dot Family Brands is a private and profitable company with investors that include Sequoia Capital. Our story and products have graced the pages of prestigious business and fashion press ranging from The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times to Vogue.

Stella & Dot is headquartered in a beautiful office in Brisbane, California, just south of San Francisco. Additionally, we have offices around the world.

Design: New York, NY and Sausalito, California
Technology: Seattle, Washington
Operations: Groveport, Ohio and Scottsdale, Arizona
European HQ: London, England (with country offices in Paris, France and Berlin, Germany)
Stella & Dot is led by a passionate and proven team. We come from leading companies in both technology and retail. We are creative and driven and offer an amazing opportunity to work on an impactful mission with a proven, innovative and disruptive business model. Join our team!

Position Overview:
The Sr. Inventory Planner is responsible for the successful end-to-end Inventory Management of their department. This includes successful development, execution and communication of financial and inventory plans and strategies to meet or exceed sales, gross margin, GMROI and inventory goals.

The position requires someone with functional experience including: inventory planning methodologies as they apply to the demand planning, the ability to analyze and process large amounts of data, strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems. The ideal candidate must be able to multi‐task with the ability to manage projects with a strong attention to detail, give and receive feedback, and possess strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities:

Takes a leading role in managing the Inventory for their area of responsibility and works towards creating a collaborative, innovative and results-orientated environment with their cross functional team
Balance workload priorities across in season and pre-season planning deliverables to ensure successful execution of inventory management (including buy planning, pre-release forecasting and weekly re-forecasting)
Maintain IM business processes and serve as subject matter expert for cross functional process improvements
Develop and communicate comprehensive department financial & product strategies
Reconcile top-down & bottoms-up department plans to division plans and forecasts
Develop multiple department level pricing recommendations and strategies in alignment with divisional financial plans
Implement consistent and profitable in-season replenishment strategies and practices
Develop department wide risk mitigation plans & execute when appropriate
Qualifications:

Strong technical skills in PC based software tools as well as ability to quickly master MicroStrategy inventory reporting and planning applications
Bachelor’s degree required (in Business, Finance, Logistics or Supply Chain Management preferred)
3+ years of previous planning experience in a retail or direct to consumer environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Proficiency in PC based software tools (Microsoft Excel)
Strong Analytic, Financial and Business Skills
Ability to problem solve and make effective decisions
Able to build constructive and effective relationships with team and business partners
Demonstrates an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals. Possess strong organizational and time management skills
Anticipate risks and identifies contingency plans and processes to prevent disruptions when risks occur
Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills
Compensation & Benefits:
You will participate in a compensation program that includes a competitive base salary and performance based bonus opportunities. Stella & Dot also offers comprehensive health plans, a flexible vacation policy, 401k matching, and more.