Join the Vans Family
Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in
authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a
legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars:
action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly
inspired by the expressive creators within our company and
community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape
and transform the future of our business.
At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we
do. We are driven by our five values: We are Determined. We are
Connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive. We
are Expressive and Fun. Most of all, we are a family.
Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth
culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and
everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate and
environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities
thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest
By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of
incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across
a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life.
We live for what we do.
Senior Supply Planning Analyst
As a Senior Analyst in Supply Planning, you will be part of an
integrated team, taking part in a dynamic and rewarding execution
process on a global scale. You will deliver results by determining
capacity constrained supply requirements which support customer
service, inventory and cost objectives. You will engage
cross-functionally with partners here in US and around the world to
ensure on time delivery. Working as a team, you will lead close of
sales activities partnering cross functionally to facilitate
execution. Data-based decision making is critical to this role, you
will be analyzing inputs and reporting out analysis and
recommendations as part of the monthly S&OP process. You will
work independently but maintain open dialog with stakeholders to
ensure consistent and transparent communication across the
enterprise. You will have the opportunity to participate in manager
sponsored projects of the highest complexity.
How You Will Make a Difference
What you will do:
Develop capacity constrained supply requirements within a global
network, to support customer service, inventory and cost
objectives. Troubleshoot supply misalignments and determine
mitigation plans to ensure on-time performance across the planning
horizon. Collaborate with Sourcing, Logistics, Customer Service and
Distribution on a daily basis to ensure end-to-end supply chain
performance and drive execution of key strategic initiatives.
How you will do it:
Lead close of sales activities of the highest complexity.
Leverage inputs from global and regional partners, ensure data
integrity of inputs and outputs, execute seasonal buys
systematically, and implement process improvements.
Quantitative analysis, reporting and development of data-based
recommendations to influence decision making on daily basis.
Collaborate cross-functionally on mitigation plans for raw
materials and finished goods for seasonal items, ensuring overall
What success looks like:
Develop relationships across the enterprise to ensure efficient
communication, coordination, and transparency of supply related
activities. Accountable for monthly inventory forecasting,
reconciliation, and accuracy of assigned product group, elevating
critical risks and recommendation for mitigation. Your diverse
experiences and background enable you to provide a unique
perspective to fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are
inclusive and value differing points of view.
Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to
foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection,
openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and
maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our
associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work
Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional Experience: 2+ years
Educational Position Requirements:
A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees
are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total
experience and professional achievements.
What we expect you already know: Understanding of supply chain
processes, with experience in planning (Demand, Supply, Production,
etc.) Proven success in managing information flow across functions
and systems. Analytical with strong problem-solving skills. Strong
communication and leadership skills that show ability to
collaborate, influence and execute in a dynamic environment, and
ability to facilitate and drive resolution at all levels. Ability
to prioritize and multi-task and works with limited
What we will teach you: SAP experience within a planning or
scheduling operation. Supply Planning experience using i2/BRIO/PSE
as a planning tool. Being highly proficient in Excel.
- VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously,
Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.
What's in it For You
We're in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by
the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That's why we offer
comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and
financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to
benefits, we're the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click
on "Looking to Join VF?" to learn more.
Our Parent Company, VF Corporation
VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and
accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles,
activities and experiences they cherish through our family of
iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our
journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of
sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and
our planet. This is our purpose. It's the reason we come to work
every day. It's a commitment shared by our global associates across
all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals,
together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
We just have one question. Are you in?