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Associate Buyer/Planner

Pearl Izumi
Louisville, CO 80027
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    132238383

Associate Buyer/Planner

Department: Supply Chain

Location: Louisville, CO (HQ)


Introduction to careers at PEARL iZUMi:

At PEARL iZUMi, we all play an integral role in our mission to Unlock the Power of Inspiration and Impact in a supportive, fast-paced and productive work environment. This is why we exist, and all team members contribute in tangible and sometimes profound ways. If you see value in unlocking this potential, then PEARL iZUMi could be the place for you. We are looking for passionate like-minded people who are fueled by an innate desire to work in an environment focused on team success. Whether your role is to create, to sell, or to support, careers at PEARL iZUMi give you an opportunity to make a difference.

We are also laser-focused on finding the right people who share our core values Trust, Craft, Empathy, Impact, and Plus 1. Check out our website to see how PEARL iZUMi defines and captures these critical internal values. To be clear, we evaluate all candidates on their demonstrated commitment to these values.


Overview of role:

The primary focus of this position is to support the execution of procurement planning. This includes making key contributions to the Buying and Planning Team through; data validation, procurement, PO management, backorder management, supporting the PEARL iZUMi made to order business and reporting/analytics.


Job Qualifications:

B.A./B.S. degree preferred

1+ years in a field requiring business analytics

Knowledge of product purchasing, inventory analysis, business reporting, assortment maintenance, purchase order creation

Strong mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills; including ability to think and plan strategically related to supply chain execution

Attention to detail, ability to manage multiple levels of reporting across numerous channels, seasons, and assortments

Familiar with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, Anaplan experience is a plus but not required.

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Adhoc report building

Familiar with inventory management, optimization practices and reading key performance indicators

Ability to create, manage and track purchase orders

General understanding of forecast planning and product purchasing

Critical thinking, initiative and composure in a fast paced environment

Excellent written and verbal communication; Strong organizational skills


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Support the Buyer/Planners with needed purchase order creation, weekly order maintenance/adjustments and reporting

Execute placement of purchase orders with second-level factories, across the PI channels to drive maximum sales, align preseason forecast, improve inventory health and drive improved customer service

Lead the Sample ordering process for the Supply Chain Dept; inclusive off order template creation, order management, calendar communication, on time shipment tracking and cross functional collaboration with the PI Materials, Sales and Development Teams

Lead the Made to Order business for the Supply Chain Dept; inclusive of factory communication, order placement, calendar creation + execution and partner with the PI MTO sales team

Assist Supply Chain Management with reporting and analytics

Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic planning within the various departments

Reporting and management of work in progress purchase orders and on time shipping rates

Analyze backorders, calling out risks/opportunities based on the current and projected stock levels

Manage the Production Approval Process for all new products in partnership with the Development Team

Examine and communicate weekly business metrics that are thought provoking and key to driving + improving our business

Assist in assortment validation, making sure the correct SKUs are active for the correct seasons across all systems

Creation and validation of Standard Operating Procedures




NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualification associated with the job. The successful candidate will be expected to perform all functions from administrative processing to leading change initiatives.






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Posted: 2021-03-18 Expires: 2021-04-19

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