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Demand Planner Associate

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description


Macy's is proudly America's Department Store. For more than 160 years, Macy's has served generations at every stage of their lives. Customers come to us for fashion, value and celebration.

Macy's gives our customers the ability to choose their shopping experience - in our stores, on our site, and through our app. Macy's global Supply Chain manages the end-to-end process of getting products to our customers, no matter how they choose to shop. We deliver high-quality products to our customers wherever needed, whether in-store, curbside, or right at their doorstep. Every colleague in Supply Chain plays a vital role in creating a positive customer experience. This is an opportunity to build a dynamic career across various disciplines in a field marked by rapid change, challenge, and continuous innovation.

Job Overview

As an expert in Inventory Management systems, this role will provide system support and guidance to a group of 90 users responsible for replenishing and allocating inventory for Macy's stores and Macys.com fulfillment centers. They will collaborate with members of the Integrated Planning and Data Science team to optimize system usage and increase inventory efficiency and forecast accuracy.

The Inventory Management Support Associate will develop new reports and tools, gathering requirements from Integrated Planning team members or partners within the Merchant or Supply Chain community. They will create tools and processes to automate or increase efficiency of allocation and replenishment tasks. They will perform ad hoc analysis or data extractions to support team strategies or company initiatives.


The Inventory Management Support Associate will be known as a trusted, collaborative and results-oriented business partner who can lead through influence and who possesses professional maturity and ability to build strong partnerships. The ideal candidate needs to be comfortable and effective at optimizing system usage that maximizes sales, inventory, and bottom-line profitability. Candidates must be comfortable with quickly evaluating and sun-setting legacy approaches that no longer align to the strategy. The ideal candidate will be known for both vision and an equally strong orientation for speed.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure timely delivery and accuracy of assigned Weekly reports and automation scripts.
  • Develop ad hoc analysis and reporting to support replenishment and allocation strategies.
  • Identify opportunities to optimize usage of inventory management systems. Partner with MP&A Directors and Inventory Managers on implementing changes.
  • Create tools and processes to automate or increase efficiency of allocation & replenishment tasks.
  • Provide user support for replenishment system and internally developed reporting and tools.
  • Work with Macy's Technology team on reporting and resolution of system defects.
Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelors Degree required.
  • 2 Years of related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL programming.
  • Advanced Proficiency with MS Excel, including advanced formulas and pivot tables; macros and VBA coding.
  • Experience developing reports in business intelligence tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc.).
  • Experience working across multiple organizational boundaries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence.
Physical Requirements

  • Position requires prolonged periods of standing/walking around facility or department.
  • Frequent use of computers and other technology necessary to perform job duties, including handheld electronic equipment.
  • May involve reaching, crouching, kneeling, stooping and color vision.
  • Frequently lift/move up to 25lbs.
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