sr. Analyst, Business Process
Country : USA
State : California
County : San Francisco County
Town : San Francisco
Category : Sales
Contract type : Permanent
Availability : Full time
Since 1853, we've been obsessed with innovation to meet people's needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.
A company doesn't last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.
We employ more than 17,000 people around the world - supporting great brands, including Levi's®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you're looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.
Provide support to Global Supply Planning team. Global supply planning team manages the raw material and finished goods supply needs wordwide. The role is to support the data, reporting, analytics and improvements of the processes to ensure efficient and effective monthly planning and seasonal transition. Analyze planning forecast and supply needs; collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure plans meets negotiated vendor capacity & targets, and Brand defined high risk & specialty programs. Coordinates feasibility of all 'late-adds'.
o Fully understand the business need and objectives of the assigned Brand/business segment to support and further enhance the business objectives
o Work with pre-season and operations team and cross-functional teams such as inventory management, global merchandising planning, and Product Development to understand the needs, demands and constraints of each functional area
o Manage data and analytical reporting that support seasonal & monthly planning engine and proactively identify risks and resolutions.
o Automate reporting and enhance business processes to improve planning efficiency and effectiveness
o Identify process disconnection, build policies and align across stakeholders.
o Create and follow seasonal & monthly buying volume reports, production plans and product trends; Flag risks, delivery timeline and costing when significant shifts occur
o Work with resource planning team, inventory management and regional team to allocate constraint productions
o Coordinate company initiatives, special projects and necessary timelines to support global supply team including resource planning/raw materials planning, and affiliates for the assigned brand/segment
o Track key programs and KPIs with regional planning team, resource planning team and fabric planning, to ensure on time delivery
o Work closely with pre-season, resource planning team and capacity team to evaluate and build standard process for late-adds
o Document key processes and train planners on planning reports/dashboards to support their decision makings
o Drive process improvements and in-season planning optimization to support the design and implementation of the new global supply chain systems
o Minimum 3-7 years planning/manufacturing/merchandising background preferred
o Must have strong analytical skills, Excel, SQL, SAP (or other ERP/planning systems), Alteryx (preferred) and good understanding of IT systems
o Strong problem solving and project management skills
o Excellent communication and organizational skills
o Apparel experience preferred