Planning Support Specialist - Torpedo7

  • 1 The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent

Company Description

The Warehouse Group is moving into an exciting phase as we transform our way of working. The retail world is changing and the need to be responsive is more important than ever when it comes to sourcing quality products, at the right price, that our customers love.

The Warehouse Group (TWG) is a New Zealand success story, founded by Sir Stephen Tindall and evolved from a single The Warehouse store to become one of the largest retailing groups in New Zealand. TWG consists of six core retail brands: The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming, Torpedo7, 1-day and TheMarket. With retail stores, online stores as well as distribution centres throughout New Zealand, we also have two overseas sourcing offices located in China and India. We are a people-centred business with more than 12,000 team members across our locations.

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Planning Support Specialist to join the Torpedo7 team at the Takapuna offices.

Reporting to the Trade & Replenishment Planner and working across the wider team, this role provides crucial support to the Category team as they source product, select ranges, plan pricing, promotions, store allocations, and then monitor it all as it sells in store. You will play a critical role within the planning team, analysing sales and planning stock flow and pricing ensuring we always have the correct mix of stock in the business and stores.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Report creation and analysis
  • Order tracking and logistics
  • Support the buying and planning team where required
  • Stock allocation and replenishment
  • Supporting budgets and financial planning

Qualifications

  • Strong computer skills (Excel essential)
  • Analytical and numerical skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • An eye for detail and accurate data entry skills
  • Self-drive and motivation  

Ideally you will be the sort of person who thrives on working with data, is able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team that believes working hard, promoting from within, growing our own talent and celebrating as a team. The role gives you the chance to gain skills readily transferable to a number of different positions within the wider merchandise team, and develop yourself into a rewarding career. 

Additional Information

Our passionate people enjoy careers that provide inspiring experiences, exciting challenges and amazing benefits. They also know that TWG and Torpedo7 is committed to developing its talent, which allows for a wide scope of amazing opportunities as the business continues to grow. With plenty of scope for career development and staff benefits that extend well beyond the traditional outdoors industry. We’ll See You Out There!

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