• Inventory Planner, Global Inventory Management

    Country – State – City US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 5:17 PM)
    Job ID
    Inventory Management - Planning
  • Overview

    Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york. From handbags to clothing and décor, our exuberant approach to the everyday encourages personal style with a dash of incandescent charm. We call it living colorfully.

    As a member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.


    Primary Purpose: the Inventory Planner will support the global inventory manager with a focus on procurement and management of all kate spade inventory


    The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Planning to...

    • Inventory Management
      • Manage the transfers of inventory across physical and virtual warehouse to support commercial business needs
      • Responsible for creation and distribution for weekly ATS reports to commercial teams
      • Manage total brand inventory pool to minimize excess inventory
      • Manage seasonal aging of inventory and coordination with teams for system updates
      • Manage Global obsolescence inventory review on annual basis
      • Review sell thru analysis to drive obsolescence reserves
      • Liaison between logistics and channel teams for inventory delays and pull ups
      • Partner with logistics and supply chain team to provide risk and delay assessments monthly
      • Point of contact daily for logistic alerts and updates to commercial teams
      • Manage re-work process and notifications with all warehouses and commercial teams
      • Assist in additional support for the global inventory management team


    An outstanding professional will have...

    • Bachelors degree preferred
    • experience in a planning or inventory management roll for a multi channel business a plus
    • Self-starter who takes initiative and displays a strong sense of urgency
    • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
    • High level interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong computer skills, advanced microsoft excel
    • Strong math skills – retail math a plus
    • Ability to problem solve



    kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-CA Visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.


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