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Category Planner

Location: Canada

Department: Buying

JYSK is one of the world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers. First established in Denmark in 1979, JYSK operates retail stores which sell everything for your home throughout Europe and internationally and are now present across 52 countries with over 2,800 stores.

Although JYSK today is a global business, the company is managed based on its Scandinavian roots. This reflects in JYSK’s company culture and the way it does business.

The first Canadian JYSK store was opened in Coquitlam, BC in 1996. Today, JYSK operates 61 stores across Canada, including locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec.

The Category Inventory Planner is responsible for inventory levels throughout the Warehouses and Store locations.

The Right Candidate:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management
  • Category Buying/ordering/forecasting
  • Advanced Excel skills and database knowledge with the ability to create reports and analyze statistics (V-Look ups, Pivot Tables, Formulas, etc.)
  • Is self-motivated, can work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational, verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates excellent teamwork, team-building, and project coordination skills
  • Is Adaptable and able to work in an environment with changing priorities
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

The Role

  • Analyzes and determines sales forecasts for upcoming season by store level
  • Responsible for the updating and tracking of orders, including, but not limited to:
    • Determining appropriate actions for each item (cancellation, claims, etc.);
    • Identifying overstocks and alerting the appropriate Buyer for action
    • Working with freight forwarders over seas
  • Managing availability within assigned product groups, ensuring on time delivery and continuous replacement of product
  • The ordering/buying process includes, but is not limited to:
    • Maintaining items and creating forecasts
    • Running orders through system for warehouse and store replenishment
  • Supports and assists the Buyer with stock checks and flyer planning

What We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Staff Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement

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JYSK Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion and all other conditions of employment. As a company, we have developed l programs and policies that address and recognize our objective to ensure that our work environment remains free of discrimination and harassment of any kind and promotes and recognizes the diverse backgrounds of our Colleagues. JYSK Canada will accommodate both internal and external applications throughout the hiring process.

All employment decisions at JYSK are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended. We consider all applications on the basis of individual qualification for the particular position and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and/or characteristic.

JYSK Canada is committed to the value of equal employment opportunity for all Colleagues and the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

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