Planning Analyst – Performance Swim

Job Description:

Date posted: March 24, 2023

Location: Remote

Who we are

Spiraledge is a collection of companies focused on health and wellness and a leading U.S. ecommerce retailer. Spiraledge operates through two primary online stores and Everyday Headquarters are located in Campbell, California with offices in Ohio, Massachusetts and Vietnam. Both and Everyday Yoga have been named an Internet Retailer Hot 100 Company. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Campbell, CA, is the premier online destination for aquatics apparel and the web’s most popular swim shop. Since its inception, has expanded into virtually every activity that takes place in and around water, becoming the largest online specialty store for aquatics in North America.

Planning Analyst – Competitive Swim

Remote | Reports to the Senior Category Manager for Performance Swim | Full time

Compensation Range: 70k-120k

The Role

We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Planning Analyst, with a passion for aquatics or youth sports industries, to join our team. The Planning Analyst is responsible for owning and executing inventory planning for the competitive swim division. In this role, you will work closely with cross-functional teams and vendors to maximize sales and in-stocks, optimize inventory turns, and drive profitable growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in demand planning, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively.  They will have experience with inventory and demand planning processes and tools, including but not limited to category and assortment planning, open-to-buy, replenishment, and price optimization.

What you will do

  • Develop and implement demand forecasting strategies for the competitive swimming industry; taking into account team buys, seasonal demand, and unique market dynamics

  • Analyze sales trends, seasonality, and promotional activities to accurately forecast demand and determine inventory requirements

  • Run daily, weekly, and monthly ad hoc reports to continuously review sales performance and inventory efficiency

  • Maintain optimal inventory levels and manage open to buy dollars with new and replenishment receipts while balancing stock to sales ratio

  • Maintain collaborative partnerships with vendors, buyers, and the warehouse to ensure the rapid and efficient movement of goods through the supply chain

  • Ensure maximum instocks with our vendor partners while assessing weeks of supply, sell through, and sales trends, and communicate areas for improvement to the merchants.

  • Maintain collaborative partnership with our Team Sales division; gather input on sales trends, team customer needs, other market dynamic info to drive best in class demand planning practices to support Team Sales growth and improve forecast accuracy

  • Work with Merchants on executing both in-season and end of life product pricing strategies.

  • Identify opportunities to develop and improve processes by understanding the strategic components of the business, and drive them to implementation

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere that strengthens the team

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Math preferred

  • 4+ years of experience in demand planning, inventory management, or a related role, preferably in the aquatics or youth sports industry

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyze large data sets, strong problem solving skills, organized, resourceful, and solution oriented

  • Business knowledge of retail and supply chain concepts

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross functional teams

  • Self motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to build/improve efficient processes and operate clearly in an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to multitask; flexible and readily adaptable to changing priorities

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, and experience with demand planning software knowledge and an aptitude to learn technical applications quickly

Bonus Points

  • A background in aquatics or youth sports


This position may require occasional domestic travel

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Spiraledge provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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