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Demand Planner

Summary
Demand Planner
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 3 years of experience
Location 702 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Demand Planner


Description


Supply Chain Demand Planner
At CAVA Support Centers we love what we do, and we try and make every day as fulfilling as the last. Our Support Center needs fanatics in tech, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, supply chain, and store development to support our growing brands.

We foster a culture built on five core values: 

  • Positivity – Every one of us can change someone’s day for the better.   
  • Transparency –We use transparency to help us make decisions through open dialogue
  • Humility – We can always find ways to improve.
  • Fanaticism – We are passionate about the opportunity to turn every guest into a fanatic.
  • Thoughtfulness –We go above and beyond for our guests, our teams and communities. 

 

The Role:
The Demand Planner will pair strong organizational and analytical skills to create and manage the sharing of product informational from end-to-end. A successful Demand Planner will demonstrate attention to detail, proactivity, critical thinking, and ability to influence key internal and external partners to drive long term proposition.

 

What You’ll Do:

  •  Lead and manage product fulfillment and execution for Zoe’s Kitchen and Cava brands
  • Partner with Operations and the Development team to create projections for new store openings and conversions
  • Facilitate formal forecast review process and communicate risks and opportunities to internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand seasonality and promotional impacts on sales volumes and adjust forecasts accordingly
  • Create ad-hoc reporting as needed to enhance Demand Planning and cross-functional stakeholder understanding of volume drivers and forecast variances
  • Communicate and manage forecasts with the internal Supply Chain team, Distributors, and Suppliers  
  • Closely monitor forecast accuracy, Demand Planning and Supply Chain KPI’s to identify gaps and initiate corrections
  • Identify and report on root cause for inventory exposure at all levels
  • Work closely with the Procurement team to align and adjust forecasts based on sales, order lead-time, MOQ, and minimum shelf-life requirements
  • Partner closely with Accounting and Finance on price changes and potential exposure
  • Establish buying and inventory management processes with Distributors and Suppliers
  • Investigate out-of-stocks at the store level and partner with Operations to design corrective action plans

  

 The Qualifications:

  • Experience managing or working directly with 3rd party distribution centers
  • Strong computer knowledge (Excel)
  • Must be able to work independently and/or part of a team
  • 3-5 years of prior experience with Demand Planning or Inventory Management processes or systems in CPG or Foodservice
  • Project management experience
  • Working knowledge or Arrowstream or iTrade is a plus
  • APICS or other forecast/Supply Chain certification a plus

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to identify, assess and observe detail
  • Must be able to push and pull up to 35 pounds
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to sit, squat and kneel occasionally
  • Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • May be required to occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions


What we offer:  

  • Competitive salary, plus bonus
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
  • Paid sick leave, parental leave, and community service leave
  • Free CAVA food
  • Casual work environment
  • The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

 

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”

 

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.


Supply Chain Demand Planner
At CAVA Support Centers we love what we do, and we try and make every day as fulfilling as the last. Our Support Center needs fanatics in tech, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, supply chain, and store development to support our growing brands.

We foster a culture built on five core values: 

  • Positivity – Every one of us can change someone’s day for the better.   
  • Transparency –We use transparency to help us make decisions through open dialogue
  • Humility – We can always find ways to improve.
  • Fanaticism – We are passionate about the opportunity to turn every guest into a fanatic.
  • Thoughtfulness –We go above and beyond for our guests, our teams and communities. 

 

The Role:
The Demand Planner will pair strong organizational and analytical skills to create and manage the sharing of product informational from end-to-end. A successful Demand Planner will demonstrate attention to detail, proactivity, critical thinking, and ability to influence key internal and external partners to drive long term proposition.

 

What You’ll Do:

  •  Lead and manage product fulfillment and execution for Zoe’s Kitchen and Cava brands
  • Partner with Operations and the Development team to create projections for new store openings and conversions
  • Facilitate formal forecast review process and communicate risks and opportunities to internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand seasonality and promotional impacts on sales volumes and adjust forecasts accordingly
  • Create ad-hoc reporting as needed to enhance Demand Planning and cross-functional stakeholder understanding of volume drivers and forecast variances
  • Communicate and manage forecasts with the internal Supply Chain team, Distributors, and Suppliers  
  • Closely monitor forecast accuracy, Demand Planning and Supply Chain KPI’s to identify gaps and initiate corrections
  • Identify and report on root cause for inventory exposure at all levels
  • Work closely with the Procurement team to align and adjust forecasts based on sales, order lead-time, MOQ, and minimum shelf-life requirements
  • Partner closely with Accounting and Finance on price changes and potential exposure
  • Establish buying and inventory management processes with Distributors and Suppliers
  • Investigate out-of-stocks at the store level and partner with Operations to design corrective action plans

  

 The Qualifications:

  • Experience managing or working directly with 3rd party distribution centers
  • Strong computer knowledge (Excel)
  • Must be able to work independently and/or part of a team
  • 3-5 years of prior experience with Demand Planning or Inventory Management processes or systems in CPG or Foodservice
  • Project management experience
  • Working knowledge or Arrowstream or iTrade is a plus
  • APICS or other forecast/Supply Chain certification a plus

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to identify, assess and observe detail
  • Must be able to push and pull up to 35 pounds
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to sit, squat and kneel occasionally
  • Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • May be required to occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions


What we offer:  

  • Competitive salary, plus bonus
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
  • Paid sick leave, parental leave, and community service leave
  • Free CAVA food
  • Casual work environment
  • The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

 

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”

 

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 3 years of experience
Location 702 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Skills
Demand Planning
By applying you confirm you have these skills.


702 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA