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Job Summary Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big. As the Retail Supply Planner for Europe, Middle East and Africa you will be responsible for managing allocation models that support leadership defined service level and business strategies, proactively communicating deviation from projections & presenting your analysis to senior leadership is key to this role. You will be working closely with our team in Cupertino, California & Retail Merchandising teams in London along with local demand planners who’s forecast you will position inventory to
support. You will get to work on setting Retail allocations for the amazing new products that Apple introduces on a regular basis. You will manage these products right thru their lifecycle from launch day in Apple Amsterdam’s store to end of life in Apple Zorlu (Turkey) store.
•Superb communicator, ability to engage & influence at all levels Positive energy and attitude Razor-sharp analytical skills, should have the ability to evaluate, analyse and present data. Practical and proactive approach to problem solving. Solution oriented analytical planning skills. Strong work ethic, perseverance and flexibility. Creative thinker who can identify opportunities to optimise and enhance existing processes which enable scalability Organised and able to react to the challenges of a fast moving environment. Ability to build effective relationships in a cross-functional team environment. The ability to deliver quality work to tight deadlines. Proficiency in at least one MRP system and advanced Excel skills. A self-motivating, innovative individual who also can work as part of a team.
Maintain Goal Service Level for Apple Customers through managing inventory levels across all Retail Stores in EMEA
Reporting and presentation of executive reviews
Ability to sell, back up & present inventory distribution strategies to senior management
Ownership of the management of your product lines
Ensure best in class product inventory levels
Set and manage allocations for constraint products.
Drive and develop automated solutions and enhancements to optimise Retail Fulfilment.
Plan new store requirements and ensure fulfilment.
Plan and execute seasonal strategies.
Plan and execute New Product Introductions
Support merchandising objectives, planograms, promotions etc
Work with Retail and Operations groups for New Store Openings
Masters/Bachelors degree ideally, however applicants with 3-5 years relevant experience in this area will also be considered. We are also open to meeting candidates from the following fields - Retail, Finance & Business Intelligence/Computer Science, and Engineering Degree backgrounds.