Overview

Troy Lee Designs, the world’s leading aspirational brand of bicycle and motocross helmets and apparel is looking for a Director of Planning. The Director of Planning is responsible for the analysis, development and daily management of all merchandise and inventory planning functions from product inception, purchasing and final sale. This is a full-time position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities (Include But Are Not Limited To): 

Merchandise and Financial Planning:

  • Develop roadmaps and provide guidance for Merch teams to build product architecture and line planning initiatives that align with the organization’s financial targets.
  • Analyze current and past season product line performance and provide guidance based on findings.
  • Provide reports and analysis on SKU performance, product profitability and customer ordering data.
  • Attend product line plan meetings and provide data specific to objectives per meeting.
  • Collaborate with finance teams and provide required data and analysis for performance initiatives and future planning.

Demand and Purchase Planning:

  • Collaborate with Sales and Channel Managers each season on buy strategies and plans.
  • Manage the seasonal merchandise buys to the sku level to achieve forecast and inventory objectives.
  • Develop and provide reports, analysis, and guidance for pre book and re-order purchasing.
  • Manage monthly never out of stock product purchasing schedules and strategies.
  • Monitor and modify seasonal production plans as needed.

Inventory Management:

  • Create and maintain in season inventory reports on a weekly basis.
  • Provide inventory data to assist with markdown strategies and timing.
  • Update rolling forecast and inventory plans to review with sales and merchandising. Providing recommendations to the team.
  • Review style sales and inventory to determine under-stock and over-stock situations. Creating and providing action plans to address over-stock and under-stock situations.
  • Maintain reports to track progress of aged inventory, sample inventory, and discontinued inventory.

Qualifications Required: 

  • 3-5 years related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Strong Analytical, statistical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and other MS Office software.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage/work with little direction.

Plus Factors: 

  • NetSuite SCA/Accounting Software experience or other comparable ERP system.
  • Knowledge or experience in the apparel or action sports industry.

What Troy Lee Designs Offers You:

  • Full-time position
  • Employee discounts
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick Time off
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • An amazing place to work!

Troy Lee Designs provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (gender), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.