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Senior Analyst, Global Supply Planning



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Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

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 Analyst – Supply Chain Planning

As the Supply Chain Planning Senior Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting Van’s Global Supply Chain long-term planning process (Multi Horizon Planning), Global Footwear MOQ process, and analytics on key Supply Chain initiatives.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

Work cross functionally across Vans network of supply chain partners to create and execute our 3-year supply chain strategy. Identify potential risks or opportunities such as production expansion, retraction, geographical shifts among others to drive changes for our supply chain, while tying back to our Vans brand strategy. Coordinate with Sourcing as well as regional and global supply planning to ensure our Global Minimum Order Qty (MOQ) is executed accurately and in consideration of a surcharge budget. Work with these teams to support other team Supply Chain initiatives including speed programs, local for local production, complex style seasonal forecasts and others.

How you will do it:

To succeed, you will utilize both relationship building and strong analytical skill sets to drive decision making that ensures functions are integrated and aligned across all regions while executing the Multi Horizon planning process. You will strive to optimize the MOQ process and other initiatives through developing a clear understanding of the end-to-end demand/supply/sourcing translation process. Any new Vans family member that wishes to join our leading global footwear, apparel and accessory brand must share our vision in influencing youth culture and empowering artistic expression.

What success looks like:

  • You will have the opportunity to drive Van’s long-term planning process Globally, supporting and executing the 3-5 year planning process creating data driven analysis and recommendation

  • Collaborate across finance, demand planning, supply planning, logistics and sourcing to ensure that our strategies support Vans’ growth and long-term business plans

  • Communicate with Product leadership around MOQ risks and opportunities at a style and category level as well as Supply Chain regarding sku efficiencies, process improvements, and budget tracking

  • Develop analysis for senior management to review and enable decision making. Aggregate supporting data and analysis across functions and evaluate messaging.

  • Create and develop presentations to tell a data driven story

  • 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.

  • Develop globally aligned templates to enable efficient and purposeful inputs from regions and decision making.

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: 5 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant discipline (Supply Chain, Business Administration, Economics, Industrial Engineering)

  • Experience in Footwear and/or Apparel industry preferred

  • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experience in Alteryx and Tableau preferred

  • Understanding of supply chain processes, with experience in forecasting and planning

  • Proven success in managing information flow across functions and systems

  • Analytical with strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions tailored to the audience

  • Experienced in identifying and leading projects with varying scopes within Supply Chain and with key internal partners

  • 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

  • Process oriented with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and works with limited supervision

  • Ability to provide structure in ambiguous situations

  • What we will teach you:

  • How to think strategically, while seeing your actions come to life

  • How to present your thoughts, findings, and insights effectively to executive leadership

  • Who to partner with globally across a variety of exciting functions to get the information you need

  • 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?

Hiring Range:

$67,392.00 USD - $84,240.00 USD annually

Incentive Potential: This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation: You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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