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Vans: Replenishment, Womens and Kids



Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

DTC Replenishment Planner

As the Replenishment Planner you will help build the next generation of retail replenishment systems and mechanisms. You will be part of a team that encourages innovation, analytical rigor, and understanding and applying the “so what’s” to inform replenishment strategies and drive profitable inventory optimization.

You will manage a high revenue producing assortment of styles cross Our Direct-to-Consumer Omni channel business in multiple countries. You will partner cross functionally with Merchandise Planning, Allocation, Buying, Supply Chain, Store Operations, and Distribution Centers to develop Replenishment strategies to support revenue targets and optimize in store inventory. Very importantly, your contributions will enhance consumer experience through product availability, wherever and whenever they access our brand.

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 creative voyagers within our company and community. For them, creativity is about the journey, not just the output. Our mission is to empower everyone to use creativity to discover themselves. Our vision is to create a world where anyone can be their unique self.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We have HEART – also referred to as the “Van Doren Spirit”. We are relentlessly CURIOUS about our consumers and the world around us. We are UNAPOLOGETICALLY AUTHENTIC and whole heartedly believe the most “Off the Wall” thing you can do is be yourself. We are driven by a spirit of INGENUITY. And we are passionate about local COMMUNITIES. And most of all, we are a family that has fun together.

At Vans we empower creative exploration and inspire youth culture through a commitment to 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.

DTC Replenishment Planner

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

  • Utilize DTC system capabilities to drive the ongoing replenishment process for high revenue producing assortment of styles from.

  • Manage statistical forecast outputs to determine replenishment needs.

  • Implement actionable reporting to monitor sales and ensure current and future projected inventory levels are aligned with sales objectives, including daily, weekly, and monthly replenishment reports.

  • Utilize analysis outside of the system to ensure accurate implementation of system parameters.

  • Optimize SKU level inventory flow and placement across DTC channels & selling locations.

  • Proactively communicate inventory/supply chain concerns as related to forecasted sales.

  • Recommend assortment changes based on seasonal analysis of replenishment style performance.

How you will do it:

  • Your retail experience and understanding of analytics and demand forecasting will be utilized to make better replenishment decisions and influence business outcomes.

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and manage through complexity.

  • Partner with multiple business teams to ensure the replenishment process supports successfully meeting financial goals.

  • Leverage communication skills to build strong cross functional relationships.

What success looks like:

Bring your analytical and collaborative skills to ensure optimized inventory that achieves both sell through and financial targets. Enhance consumer experience by ensuring in stock wherever consumers shop in our DTC network. Build strong cross-functional partnerships to ensure alignment on replenishment strategies across multiple channels and countries and build brand love.

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: 5-8+ 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: In-depth knowledge of demand forecasting outputs and store replenishment philosophies and methodology, with strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills and an aptitude for retail systems. Familiarity with replenishment parameter management. Previous experience in retail replenishment software (Blue Yonder /JDA or other) is a plus.

What we will teach you: Guide you on how to strategically and effectively build replenishment strategies across multiple countries and channels. To be your authentic self and to share your unique talents and skill set with our team. We will empower you with opportunities and create a space where you can independently drive your business but will support you throughout your journey.

VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.

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:

$86,400.00 USD - $108,000.00 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.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at peopleservices@vfc.com. VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

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.