Sr. Planning Analyst

Requisition ID:  1769
Job Location(s): 

Westwood, MA, US, 02090


The Sr. Planning Analyst encompasses all duties needed to achieve seasonal revenue and profitability goals for the wholesale business. This position is responsible for developing and continuously improving our analytical capabilities. They will work closely with our Key Account and Demand Team as well as our counterparts in Sales, Merchandising, Supply, and Inventory Planning. This individual contributor role is highly analytical and requires the ability to collaborate and communicate with a diverse group of team members.

What You'll Do

In-season Monitoring:

  • Work closely with sales and account planning teams to provide data driven insights that allow the organization to understand the marketplace and make decisions.
  • Monitor and report on in season product consumption vs. plan at Franchise, Silhouette, and style level detail.
  • Analyze SPS POS data and provide information to assist account planning and sales teams in leading wholesale business.
  • Evaluate and communicate risks and opportunities based on inventory and sell-thru.
  • Collaborate between Account planning team, sales, finance, and merchandising teams to drive revenue and profitability goals.

Day to day analytics:   

  • Consult with Planning Leadership to identify KPIs, complete analyses, and implement tracking infrastructure and visualization.
  • Develop and maintain standardized reports to supervise wholesale performance against KPI’s, scorecards, and forecasts.
  • Responsible for bringing self-service analytics solutions to life that deliver simplicity and business value to the Demand and Account planning teams.
  • Work with (and learn from) cross-functional partners in Planning, Sales, Finance, Merchandising, among others to promote awareness of key processes that directly affect Hey Dude ability to deliver on wholesale sales targets.

Lead, develop, and produce reporting across planning function.

  • Weekly report owner for SPS account planning and demand planning
  • Produce routine and ad hoc Executive and Operational reporting.
  • Present data and insights directly to cross-functional team to drive action and follow up as needed.

Build/Maintain all tools and processes to align on and execute to goals:

  • Evaluate business trends and communicate actionable recommendations for improvement.
  • Identify areas of improvement and engage vital resources to incorporate into current processes.

What You'll Bring to the Table

  • Undergraduate degree focused on business, supply chain, planning or related field is required, exception possible for highly extensive and relevant work experience.
  • 5+ years as either an analyst, planner, or buyer
  • Proven experience within planning / analytics
  • Understanding of demand, supply, service, and other S&OP / IBP principals
  • Strong analytical capabilities using both systemic and Excel based tools.
  • Proven experience communicating highly involved analytical work to less analytical problem solvers.
  • Strong communication skills shown in a highly collaborative setting.
  • Extensive experience using Excel, Access, Power BI a plus.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability, or any other classification protected by law.


Title: Sr. Planning Analyst 

Salary or Pay Range: $70,000 - $80,000  

Workplace Persona: Collaborator  

Pay offered will vary based on job-related factors such as location, experience, training, skills, and abilities.


This position is eligible to participate in a company incentive program. 


This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits. 


Job Category: Corporate  

Nearest Major Market: Boston