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Manager, Planning Replenishment

Company: Hanes Brands
Location: King
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Manager is the owner of service & inventory for the make-to-stock/replenishment business segment.  They will work with a cross functional team with Marketing, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics and Distribution to drive sales growth, OTIF improvement and inventory turns improvement. They will also be responsible for managing inventory cost to achieve desired delivery targets while also meeting business cash targets.  This role will be directly responsible for tracking & communicating performance to key stakeholders and be a primary contact for key customer accounts. 


  • Develop supply plans to support customer demand driven from statistical forecast while balancing the trade-offs between costs, customer service and inventory investment.
  • Manage the planning support for multiple product lines using the appropriate planning methodology for different customer channels and product segments.
  • Ability to understand & analyze different statistical models & manage system settings to help minimize forecast error while maximizing OTIF performance.
  • Must be an ERP super user to ensure replenishment settings are optimized for each item based on commercial intentions for that item.
  • Monitor & optimize fill rate expectations by item for retail & E-comm channels to deliver high service levels.
  • Monitor weeks of supply for key accounts & incorporate in supply plan to manage inventory risk.
  • Perform metric reviews & RCA’s to address delivery misses & past due orders.
  • Monitor & control life cycle expectations on seasonal items.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team members to ensure customer orders are satisfied at targeted levels.
  • Execute the Pre-S&OP supply and capacity review process to support the S&OP process. Collaborate with Businesses and Operations in the region to ensure the linkage between Demand and Supply and inventory commitments.
  • Maintain integrity of all planning parameters in the supply planning model inclusive of recommendations of make vs buy decisions.
  • Maintain standard metrics to monitor daily, weekly, and monthly planning processes which include measuring the execution of manufacturing plans & delivery performance of all distributions centers that support the business.
  • Develop ad-hoc reports as needed to identify and communicate key planning issues.
  • Perform other ad hoc analysis and duties as required.

Customers & Relationships

  • Collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of processes and sharing of best practices.
  • Contribute to the improvement of existing processes and the development of new processes as necessary.
  • Builds and maintains relationships that motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goal accomplishments.

Experience/Skills/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, engineering, math, computer science, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • 4+ years of experience with 1-3 years of relevant supply planning experience
  • Demonstrated supply planning experience with integrated business planning systems (SAP, Kinaxis, Oracle, Blue Yonder, etc.)
  • Understand financial drivers and balance conflicting goals to recommend alternative courses of action.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and produce results in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Mastery of MS Office tools is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Preferred Experience/Skills/Education:

  • Certification in APICS, CPIM or CSCP is preferred.
  • Advanced degree in supply chain, engineering, math, computer science, supply chain management, or a related field.
  • Lean or Green belt certification
  • Basic SQL and database knowledge is a plus.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:    

Telephone: 877.999.5553


Keywords: Hanes Brands, Winston-Salem , Manager, Planning Replenishment, Other , King, North Carolina

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