Senior Store Replenishment Planner (Direct)
Sony Electronics - San Diego, CA

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It's more than just a job… we are creative, passionate people who turn ideas into innovations. We continue to raise the bar on technology; we epitomize quality, innovation, and style and design; and we stretch the boundaries of imagination. At Sony, there is no limit to what you can create. A career at Sony means more than a paycheck - it's a way of life.

In order to sell Sony products at the retail level, each stores’ needs have to be carefully analyzed.

As part of the Supply Chain group, our Replenishment Planners analyze and monitor sales data to ensure the appropriate levels of inventory are maintained and to resolve unexpected inventory problems.

This happens in each channel, for individual retail locations, and on specific product categories.

Due to the constant changes in inventory and sales, this is an extremely fast paced environment with daily challenges that must be addressed quickly.

Working in our San Diego headquarters facility, we have a current opening for a Senior Store Replenishment Planner responsible for specific product categories within Sony’s Consumer Direct account which includes Sony Stores, Sony Factory Stores, Sony Family Center and Sony Store Online. Assignments will be given in the form of general objectives and the Senior Planner will work with the Supply Chain team, Consumer Direct Merchandisers, and Store Management in determining how to meet schedules and goals based on sales data, trends, and product life cycles.

The ideal candidate will be able to not only perform tactical duties, but also see how day to day activities affect the overall inventory “picture” for the channel.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Maintain appropriate store level inventory levels to maximize business

Manage product lifecycle (launch, transition)

Work proactively with Customer Care team to resolve customer backorders

Manage and resolve system and warehouse discrepancies in order to ensure proper delivery schedule

Manage relationships and inventory transfer through P2C partners

Proactively manage business in a way that helps meet company KPIs (Weeks of Supply, In Stock, Cost Reduction, etc)

Participate and collaborate on additional projects as needed

Sony is united by a common set of values - FAST: Focus on customer, Accountability, Speed, Teamwork. These values don't stand alone - they correspond to a set of behaviors known as "performance accelerators" that promote job success, business results and cultural change at Sony Electronics. Performance accelerators for this position are: Customer Focus, Planning, Strategic Agility, Decision Quality, Drive for Results, Develop Others and Integrity & Trust.


Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field required

Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience in a related field including at least 2 years experience specifically in supply chain or inventory control experience required

Experience with Sony’s Consumer Direct business is helpful

High level of software proficiency in MS Excel and SAP required

Strong Data Warehouse reporting skills a plus (i.e. BW, Cognos)

Must have a high level of analytical ability and be able to spot trends and potential problems in detailed data sources

Outstanding collaboration skills, with proven ability to work with multiple stakeholders across business lines to accomplish shared goals required

Must have proven track record of high performance within a fast-paced business environment with an ability to organize and multitask effectively

Ability to work independently, prioritize duties and work within tight deadline with minimal supervision is required

Must have excellent communications skills, including: interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation

Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers is required

Must have excellent strategic and problem-solving skills

Ability to adapt quickly and be flexible when managing day to day work load is imperative

Must be able to resolve problems and make decisions in the midst of ambiguous situations

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Supply Chain Management

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