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Vans Senior Supply Planning Analyst

Company: VF Corporation
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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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 potential.

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 inventory health.

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 every day.

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 supervision.

  • 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 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

We just have one question. Are you in?

Keywords: VF Corporation, Costa Mesa , Vans Senior Supply Planning Analyst, Other , Costa Mesa, California

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