Replenishment Planner

Big Lots Columbus, OH
Replenishment Planner manages the vendor to DC flow of goods for Never Out items, maintaining a 95% or greater service level from DC to stores.

1. Develops order quantities and timing for each SKU based on forward looking sales and inventory levels.

2. Works closely with the buyers, allocation analyst, and the merchandise planners.

3. Tracks orders to verify on time receiving of product using exception base reporting.

4. Communicates receipt issues to vendors, traffic, DC, buyers, and allocation.

5. Provides analysis calling out DC out of stocks, the reason and action to resolve.

6. Insures proper building of inventory levels due to seasonal or ad sales variations.

7. Works closely with store replenishment analyst to insure receipt quantities are in line with store inventory and min/max changes.

8. Coordinates with category buyer on set up and changes to the program.

9. Participates in the annual review of Never Out programs.

1. College degree or equivalent experience.

2. Two - Four years of retail, business analysis, or buying experience.

3. Knowledgeable in Excel, Data Warehouse, & AS400.

4. Excellent time management, organization skills, and problem solving skills.

5. Strong communication and analytical skills.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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