Category Planner

JYSK Canada - Coquitlam, BC (5 months ago)

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One of the world’s fastest-growing retailers, JYSK was first established in Denmark in 1979. The company now brings Quality for Less to customers in 50 countries at over 2,600 stores and online in Canada at With a passion for Scandinavian design, our products range from furniture to accessories, including mattresses, bedding, home décor, and outdoor patio products that will enhance any living space at an affordable price.

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
Please note: reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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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.