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Reference Code:  18786

Supply & Demand Planner - Watch

Shanghai, 31, CN

Permanent
  
  

The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices. Our 7,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison’s heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity. 

  
  

MAIN PURPOSE
The Watch Supply & Demand planner is responsible for the definition and implementation of the supply strategy to ensure optimum stock level in all distribution channel (Retail/Wholesale/Online).
His/her analysis skills help to understand requirement and to make him a strong contributor to business growth.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Demand Planning
o On range items: build, monitor and challenge forecast accuracy in collaboration with Product team
o On novelties: Sales follow up post launch, feedback loops with all stakeholders. Initial strategy fine-tuning based on actual performance
o Maintain the system accordingly
Assortment
o Size and engineer assortment for our doors (Retail, Wholesale, Ecommerce) when needed
o Ensure the consistency at model and metric level
o Monitor assortment fulfilment, anticipate potential shortages, communicate appropriately to concerned parties, and discuss prioritization or extra allocations with HQ.
o Maintain and adjust the MDS in system to ensure the accuracy and proper order generation and stock replenishment.
Supply Planning
o Analyse the current stock situation and alert for the risk of shortage
o Evaluate DRP orders vs. stock & sales forecast quarterly. Rectify any discrepancies to ensure replenishment plan accuracy.
o Define the stock policy by considering the sales trend, logistics leadtime and replenishment constraint
o Define monthly stock allocation plan Retail, E-commerce and Wholesale. Manage the reallocation between according to stock situation and sales performance.
o Plan and reserve the stock for new openings and manage the stock from closures.
o Track novelty launch delivery and evaluate the performance for necessary actions.
o Monitor firm order delivery and prioritize the allocation to serve the request.
o Monitor delivery from HQ and stock reception at DC in collaboration with Logistics to ensure smooth sales replenishment.
o Timely housekeep of DC stock with issues (need to be repaired, missing component, missing back sticker…)
Novelties management
o Size the sales potential and define the strategy (network/VM display/event support) in collaboration with Product Team
o Elaborate a launch plan with defined launch quantities and assortment according to the sales, display needs and Maison’s strategy
o Monitor the delivery and stock reception of novelties to ensure a proper launch on time
o Follow up the stock replenishment and sales trend after launch, take proper actions with HQ to maintain healthy stock level and maximize the sales
Reporting & Projects
o Ensure the control of our processes though various analyses and reporting (Sales, Stock, market trends, etc.)
o Propose and coordinate Supply Project and trouble solutions related to this scope

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Job Requirements:
 Master degree in Supply Chain related field
 At least 2 year of experience in Supply Chain related functions with handling of a wide SKU base and network in retail industry, luxury field is a plus.
 Self-motivated, quick learner, positive attitude, ability to plan and prioritize and able to work under pressure
 Agile and able to work at a fast pace in a changing environment
 Strong category planning and forecasting experience
 High level of curiosity and ability to think out of the box
 Good communication and collaboration with cross-functions
 Good command of both written and spoken English and Mandarin
 Essential analytical & numerical skills with commercial awareness
 Computer literacy and excellent in Excel.
 SAP knowledge a plus

 

DIMENSION:
 Headcount supervised 0
 Internal contacts:
 Strong functional line of reporting with Supply Chain Manager.
 Work closely with Supply Chain team members, Head Quarter, Commercial, Product Marketing/Communication team, PR and Logistics


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