Career Opportunity

Analyst , Planning & Optimization

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North Carolina


United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

Driving complex assignments with clear and concise projection planning.  Leveraging creativity and systems knowledge to build solutions and reporting tools.  The Planning & Optimization team are looking for energetic talent.  We want a creative, analytical and strategic driver, who is passionate about Ralph Lauren and the future of the brand.  The ideal candidate is passionate about new ideas, works effectively with cross-functional teams and thrives in a fast-paced setting that is constantly evolving.

You will focus on enhancing Storage projections reporting, visibility tools and effectively communicating & assisting with future plans.  This role will be cross-functional which will require clear communication skills and strong partnership.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

·         Enhance/Monitor Storage Capacity Projections

·         Collaborate with Storage Management, DC operations, senior leadership teams

·         Provide advanced analytical and technical solutions using reporting tools that can be effectively managed by individuals with operational skill sets

·         Create standard, automated reports that measure and highlight distribution KPI’s

·         Develop visibility tools to track the flow of product through the distribution pipeline

·         Review existing reports to ensure they are business appropriate & identify potential enhancements

·         Develop dashboards highlighting volume flow, performance and other business metrics

·         Automate existing processes to ensure accuracy and reduce reporting time requirements

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

·         Experience related to Supply Chain, Distribution, Transportation, or IT

·         Experience in report development & extensive data analysis

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel focused), WMS, ERP Systems (SAP)

·         Working knowledge of modeling data to pictorial/graph form identifying trends

·         Working knowledge of BI tools (QlikView, QlikSense, Microstrategy, etc) a plus

Analyst , Planning & Optimization