Irvine, California

Posted in Manufacturing and Production
25 days ago

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Job Info

Join our Beauty Team at Helen of Troy as a Buyer/Planner and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands: Hot Tools, Drybar, Revlon, Bed Head, and Gold-n-Hot. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day.

Look around you at home, and you'll find us everywhere:

In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a need challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent.

This position can be based from any of the following markets:

  • El Paso, TX
  • Irvine, CA
  • Dallas, TX

What you will be doing:

The Buyer / Planner will be part of Drybar's supply chain team. This key role will be responsible for handling and executing all processes related to Drybar's supply planning, purchase order issuance, component planning, as well as work order processing with contract manufacturing partners. All work will be performed to meet Drybar and the Global Beauty team's supply chain and service-level objectives, with an emphasis on inventory targets and cost avoidance.

Skills needed to be successful in this role:

  • Execute planning and purchasing activities with a predominate product portfolio comprised of Make items, including required components within the Bill of Materials.

  • Critically analyze and validate the MRP plan prior to issuing work orders and / or purchase orders to contract manufacturing partners and / or component suppliers.

  • Process and issue vital orders to applicable suppliers once approved. Complete all work order activities in the system to backflush components after production completes and scrap rates are evaluated.

  • Evaluate MRP plan and demand shifts to ensure supply plan meets demand requirements. Execute expedite and / or deferral requests with vendors to satisfy customer needs and inventory targets.

  • Conduct weekly calls to review open order reports, expedite / deferral requests, priorities, upcoming promotional / program-specific events, etc. Ensure information is accurately updated and included in a weekly report to Drybar internal partners.

  • Provide regular updates to internal partners on production activities to support new product launches and critical items.

  • Analyze marketing and sales events to ensure events take current lead times into consideration.

  • Complete PIM item set up workflow process for all new items, including Buy / Make Finished Good item types as well as Component item types.

  • Supervise and change item statuses to align with transition timing and item status definitions.

  • Maintain all planning and inventory attributes by-item to achieve inventory targets.

  • Recommend planning attribute adjustments to achieve optimum inventory levels based on forecast variability and / or vendor lead time changes.

  • Support cost avoidance projects to meet the company's initiatives and financial goals.

  • Conduct and provide regular analyses, reporting and background details to support Drybar's SIOP process and on an ad hoc basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Business, Mathematics, Statistics

  • 5+ years' experience in a Supply Planning role within CPG

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word

  • Experience using ERP and MRP solutions (in-depth knowledge of planning attributes and MRP planning processes)

  • Proven track record of achieving results in a fast-paced growth environment through analysis and collaboration with internal and external relationships

  • Supply chain and inventory management acumen and understanding

  • Excellent analytical, communication and time leadership skills

  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Will also consider a combination of education and experience in the cosmetics or related FDA industry

Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skillset, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

For more information about Helen of Troy, visit You can also find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.

We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000 #LI-DNP.

Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.

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