Inventory Planner

USA | Full-time | Fully remote

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NBG Home

NBG Home is one of the largest home decor manufacturing companies and importers in the world. In our DNA is a history and a passion for home decor. NBG Home is built on a foundation of proven track records: our brands have decades upon decades of success meeting customer needs and creating incredible products. Together, we are the future of affordable home decor.

 

We are currently seeking an Inventory planner, based remote, reporting to the Director of Inventory Planning.   This role will execute functions relating to the analyzing, purchase requesting, and management of product through the supply chain.  Inventory planner will determine optimal purchase quantities and timing of receipts for both finished goods and select raw materials needed for production of key programs.  Will work closely with both the Sourcing and Operations organization to provide guidance on future inventory status as well as prioritization of current product within the supply chain. This position will also assist in activities of liquidating Excess & Obsolete inventory to maximize inventory utilization.

This position we have available uses JD Edwards World (version 8) ERP.  If you have specific experience in this ERP’s please make note in your application.


Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize sales forecasts from Demand Planners to create optimal order qty needs by sku/date to pass to Purchasing.   Based on desired WOS/Safety stock/Service Levels; utilizing agreed upon manufacturer’s lead times and product MOQ.
  • Coordinate with Sourcing/Purchasing on 26-52 week rolling forecasts to optimize materials costs and factory utilization.
  • Identify shipping/receipt gaps in supply chain and work with Sourcing/Transportation on mitigation.  Update Demand Planner on inventory gaps that impact current sales forecasts. 
  • Provide mitigation options for inventory gaps or overages.
  • Callout current/future overstocks based on current On-order and sales performance/forecasts.
  • Coordinate prioritization of containers based on inventory needs and peak periods.
  • Produce and distribute standard and ad-hoc reports relating to sales forecast, raw materials levels, E&O, out of stock, etc.
  • Monitor/adjust safety stocks/MOQ as needed.
  • Provide Promo/No Promo list to Sales Team

 

Skills Required

  • Outstanding planning, organizational, communication skills.
  • Open to buy (OTB) experience desired.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong operational and process-oriented focus to execute flawlessly.
  • Business acumen and analytical capabilities; ability to use data-driven insights to make decisions and evaluate risks and opportunities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (VLookup, Pivot Tables, Index) required.
  • Experience working in a 100% remote environment desired.

 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in an inventory control or materials planning role.
  • 5+ year ERP experience required.  JD Edwards World experience highly desired
  • Knowledge or experience with Sales & Operations Planning
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment strongly desired.

 

NBG Home is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. NBG Home is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.