Analyst, Raw Material Planning

Levi Strauss & Co.
1532 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

JOB DESCRIPTION

We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.
Since 1853, we’ve been obsessed with innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.
A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.
We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

Provide support to Global Supply Planning team.  Global supply planning team manages the raw material and finished goods supply needs worldwide. The role is to support the data, reporting, analytics and improvements of the processes to ensure efficient and effective monthly planning and seasonal transition with a specific focus on raw material planning.

  • Fully understand the business need and objectives of the assigned Brand/business segment to support and further enhance the business objectives
  • Work with pre-season and cross-functional teams such as inventory management, global merchandising planning, and Product Development to understand the raw material data andneeds, demands and constraints of each functional area
  • Manage  analytical reporting and dashboard that support seasonal & monthly planning engine and proactively identify risks and resolutions.
  • Manage raw material master data in variety of systems to ensure accuracy and data quality
  • Automate reporting and enhance business processes to improve planning efficiency and effectiveness
  • Identify process disconnection, build policies and align across stakeholders.
  • Create and follow seasonal & monthly buying volume reports, raw material production plans and product trends; Flag risks, delivery timeline and costing when significant shifts occur
  • Work with resource planning team, raw material team, inventory management and regional team to flag raw material risk and build mechanism for resolution and optimization
  • Coordinate company initiatives, special projects and necessary timelines to support global supply team including resource planning/raw materials planning, and affiliates for the assigned brand/segment
  • Track key programs and KPIs with regional planning team, resource planning team and fabric planning, to ensure on time delivery
  • Work closely with pre-season, resource planning team and capacity team to evaluate and build standard process for late-adds
  • Document key processes and train planners on planning reports/dashboards to support their decision makings
  • Drive process improvements and in-season planning optimization to support the design and implementation of the new global supply chain systems

Qualifications:

  • BS in Engineering, Statistics, Supply Chain or related area
  • Minimum two years in planning/business analytics/supply chain background preferred
  • Must have strong analytical skills, Excel, SQL, SAP (or other ERP/planning systems), Alteryx (preferred) and good understanding of IT systems
  • Have experience with master data and reporting
  • Experience with  data visualization tool like PowerBI and Tableau is preferred
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Detailed-oriented
  • Apparel experience preferred

EOE M/F/Disability/Vets

LOCATION

San Francisco, CA, USA

FULL TIME/PART TIME

Full time

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