Retail Inventory Planner

| Austin
 At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are built for the wild.
 

The Retail Inventory Planner will oversee the planning and the execution of all goods-flow movements to and from YETI’s retail stores. This role will be responsible for developing the end-to-end processes including forecasting, assortment planning, special buys & value-added services. This critical role will ensure that our stores are always in-stock while balancing inventory turnover targets. This role will also develop load-in strategies, the replenishment cadence and seasonal transitions.

Initially the scope of the role will focus on the YETI Flagship store based in Austin Texas. You will be expected to drive solutions, have strong project management skills and work effectively with internal business partners. 

A look at your day-to-day

  • Studying & analyzing retail store sales details to understand trends and predict upcoming sales velocity by SKU.
  • Forecasting sales at each store at a SKU level to calculate future inventory levels, plan required purchases, and build a detailed replenishment and sourcing plan that you will implement.
  • Reviewing new product introductions with marketing, to ensure that new product introductions are highlighted at the YETI retail stores with adequate inventory.
  • Reviewing on-hand inventory levels at the Dallas & Austin warehouses and to ensure fast and efficient replenishment for high velocity SKU’s.
  • Planning and managing cycle counts and periodic physical inventory count processes within SAP and Retail Pro for YETI retail stores and the Austin warehouse
  • Overseeing price tagging, and labeling of product for YETI retail store
  • Coordinating inventory plans & communicating replenishment plans with store managers

Now a little bit about you….

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of experience in demand planning and inventory forecasting for retail stores is required
  • Understanding of inventory management, fulfillment and replenishment processes, and inventory cycle counting required
  • Experience with retail point of sales systems (Retail Pro preferred), as well as major ERP systems
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred
  • Experience with directing tagging and labeling of consumer products helpful
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Practical thinking and long-range planning. A proactive and quick thinker who exhibits common sense and the ability to problem solve in a high-intensity environment
  • Experience in improving business processes via continuous process review
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Perks At YETI? We’ve got ya covered…

  • YETI Swag Package
  • Employee discounts on YETI products
  • Friends and Family discounts on YETI products too!
  • Lunch with our cool Ambassadors from the outdoor industry – get a chance to meet & break bread with your favorite fishing guides, BBQ pit masters and hunting pro’s
  • Competitive PTO program PLUS Loyalty Leave: 1 extra day of PTO with each year of service (up to 5 additional days after 5 years)
  • Day of Service – 1 day per year to do community volunteer work
  • Benefits coverage (health, dental, vision, etc) and 401K 
  • Employee Development Opportunities
  • Casual work environment – what else would you expect for a cooler company?
  • Standing desk options
  • Discounts with outdoor vendors / clients (such as Patagonia, Kuhl, Costa, etc)

 YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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7601 Southwest Pkwy, Austin, TX 78735
7601 Southwest Pkwy, Austin, TX 78735

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

An atmosphere of comfort and hard working peers create a warm and fun environment to come to everyday; it doesn't feel like work! Our peers and leadership provide constant recognition and support through shout outs, contests, and peer-to-peer awards. We work as one team for our customer.

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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of the best parts about my job is the opportunity to work with multiple groups across the organization. As the technical voice for YETI, engineering is presenting technologies to leadership, walking through product design with marketing, or fielding questions from our customer service team. There's never a dull day as a YETI Engineer!

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Manager of Design Engineering

How does the company support your career growth?

My managers have been supportive of my career by guiding me towards a path that compliments my skills and strengths. They've offered me a variety of resources and introduced me to the decision makers to show their support for my development. After 3 years with Customer Service team, I've recently joined the Innovation team to pursue my passion.

Michelle

Associate Program Manager

We have reoccurring one-on-ones for discussing ongoing projects or working on personal development. I have an open door policy (or would if I had a door) where anyone can stop by at any time to talk or just catch up. We have a lot of things going on but making sure I am available to my group to help out where I can is an important part of my job.

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As the Core Products Planner for Soft Goods, my days involve collaboration throughout the organization and with our valued International Suppliers. During this process, I create proposals to solve any issues that may arise until YETI inventory reaches our hub for fulfillment. This ensures we provide quality delivery to our customers.

Julie

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Onsite Gym
Parking
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Vision Benefits
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