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Demand Planning Manager

Location: New York, New York
Department: Demand Planning
Hours: 40+

Founded in 1997, Maesa provides innovative, high quality exclusive beauty products, driving value and differentiation for retailers and brand owners. Maesa operates three categories of business – exclusive brands for mass and drug retailers, private label for specialty retailers and outsourcing for beauty brands. Maesa partners with over 80 global customers such as Elizabeth Arden, L’Oreal, Parlux, Pottery Barn, Ralph Lauren, Sally Beauty, Target, Banana Republic, The Body Shop, Ulta, Walmart, and Zara. Launching over 3,000 proprietary products a year, Maesa delivers proprietary design, product development, speed-to-market, cost savings, and resource efficiencies. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Vienna, Dubai, Hong Kong, and Dongguan, Maesa employs over 250 team members worldwide with over 110 employees in the US.

Maesa is currently seeking an individual to join our team. This person will forecast the demand for Maesa’s brands and work on sales analysis and reporting. This role reports to the Director of Demand Planning and Customer Service. Roles and responsibilities will expand to other areas based on candidate’s skill-level and performance.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop Demand plans and Forecasts, collaborate with Operations to advise on future purchase orders.
  • Weekly retailer Point of Sale KPIs and shipment reporting at sku levels
  • Track and monitor customer POs and shipments to ensure fill rate and delivery dates are met.
  • Drive new item set up with Maesa’s sales, marketing and operations teams and relate to customers
  • Collaborate with customers on inventory, forecast, replenishment, launches
  • Assist sales and marketing in assortment analysis for prospective business opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of experience in demand planning.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on additional responsibilities when needed.
  • Knowledge of Cosmetic environment and Tableau would be a plus
  • Experience working with a nationwide retailer’s a plus
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