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Analyst- Demand Planning at L'Oreal USA

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: saint petersburg, Florida

Job Description:

POSITION: Demand Planning & Procurement Analyst

DEPARTMENT: Procurement

REPORTS TO: Manager, Demand Planning & Procurement

LOCATION: St. Petersburg, FL (SalonCentric NOC)


SalonCentric, a subsidiary of L Or al USA, is the premiere distributor in the United States of salon professional products. Through its hundreds of stores, national field sales force and sub-distribution network, SalonCentric promotes the finest professional beauty brands and educates stylists on the latest products and trends.


This position is responsible for the demand planning, forecasting and purchasing for multiple brands of products for multiple distribution centers and company-owned stores.


* Ensure through proper merchandise planning that established goals are achieved for stock levels, service levels and slow-moving/obsoletes.

* Develop demand forecasts for multiple DC s.

* Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.

* Manage stock SKU s to recommended DOS targets.

* Maintain open to buy for vendors for multiple distribution centers.

* Create purchase orders for basic stock SKU s, new products, promotions, promotional materials, shows and sales meetings.

* Prepare analysis to support vendor SKU rationalization.

* Resolve payment issues with Accounting.

* Maintain MRP parameters.

* Resolve DC inventory issues, freight shortages and overages and large cycle count adjustments.

* Reconcile purchase orders to vendor acknowledgements.

* Track purchase orders for on time delivery.

* Communicate with Vendors on Supply Chain issues.

* Support fill rate optimization through proactive reporting and analysis.

* Managing of Inventory for multiple distribution centers.

* Communicate with Store Replenishment Team on launch and promotional activity.

* Manage Sales Out Forecast by Channel in Logility

* Supply Ad Hoc reporting for both internal and external teams.


* Bachelor s Degree preferred

* Minimum 2-3 years experience in demand planning and/or procurement

* Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and quantitative skills

* Strong PC skills to including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel; knowledge of Access also desirable.

* Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to interact effectively and professionally with peers and management

* Ability to work in team environment and independently

SalonCentric is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.