Demand Planner

Finance · Remote, California
Department Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

NZXT is a rapidly growing company made up of gamers, builders, and PC enthusiasts on a mission to create hardware, software, experiences, and services that surprise and delight gamers of all types. We are a team of creative, motivated, and results-oriented people who love what we do and are dedicated to making it easy, fun, and rewarding for our audience to play games. We are a founder-led organization that has not lost any of our entrepreneurial, scrappy roots. This is an exciting time to join NZXT as we are poised for significant global expansion and growth.


CULTURE & VALUES

At NZXT, we believe in the importance of Design Thinking and the power of Serving Community, and our values spring from those two core ideas:


Every Voice Matters                                Win Together

Keep It Simple                                         Give A Shit

Build Scalable Systems                           Commit To Quality

Learn And Grow                                       Do What You Say                                         

 

We hope that every NZXT employee internalizes and practices these values to the point where they become second nature. We expect our leaders and managers to embody and nurture these values, because when they are in full force... amazing things can happen.



JOB SUMMARY


The Demand Planner is responsible for ensuring the item-level sales forecast supports the business objectives. They will use predictive methodologies to maximize sales, increase inventory turns and optimize in-stock across NZXT direct to consumer and wholesale channels. This is a key position for cash flow optimization and open-to-buy management. The individual should exude business agility and strategic thinking, leveraging data to make fact-based decisions. The Demand Planner will have the opportunity to build new structures and processes to strengthen the Planning foundation at NZXT.



RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Forecast sales and inventory; generate weekly and quarterly plans that meet NZXT’s financial and business objectives
  • Manage weekly product sales and inventory forecasts for all business units
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners (e.g. wholesale, product, operations) to align on sales and inventory forecasts
  • Analyze strategy (e.g. promotional, price adjustments) impacts to baseline forecasts and ensures appropriate sales lifts are applied
  • Drive sales by analyzing trends, forecasting sales, and reviewing inventory position
  • Identify risks and opportunities in sales and inventory; provide action plans on a weekly basis
  • Work closely with global operations to execute inventory buys and achieve turn targets
  • Create and maintain all weekly reporting and recaps such as Sell Thru reports
  • Support with ad-hoc analytical projects based on business needs

 


EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION


  • 3+ years retail demand planning experience
  • Advanced business knowledge of forecasting concepts with an understanding of their operational and financial impacts
  • High level of proficiency in working with numbers
  • Ability to utilize retail math skills to analyze and drive business
  • Well versed in Microsoft Excel (can perform complex functions) and open to new systems



SKILLS


  • Creative thinker, solutions-oriented and proactive problem solver
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Flexible; team player

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  • Location
    Remote, California
  • Department
    Finance
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level