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VF Corporation Vans: Manager, Integrated Business Planning in Costa Mesa, California

Join the Vans Family

Vans ® is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We are Determined . We are Connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive . We are Expressive and Fun . Most of all, we are a family.

Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate and environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Manager, Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

The Manager of IBP will drive innovative integrated business planning capabilities, in line with the planning strategy for Vans Americas. Critical to building these new capabilities will be developing and implementing Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) strategies to ensure alignment between demand, supply, and financial plans. The role reports into the Sr. Manager of IBP and will partner closely with Regional Planning, Commercial, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Finance teams to ensure the Vans IBP plan is consistent with regional brand objectives and performance targets.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to drive the S&OP/IBP process, focusing on demand plan, fiscal plan, inventory management, and business target setting.

  • Serve as the Business Process Owner for Vans Americas Inventory Management process to ensure that quarterly inventory targets are met which balance revenue/profit and service for the VF enterprise.

  • Develop IBP maturity and drive closed-loop S&OP actions to align demand, supply, finance & inventory plans with market trends and commercial targets.

  • Govern process for regional supply/demand plan validation, consolidation, and integration of regional market intelligence.

  • Support monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting and business analytics.

  • Support long range business/scenario planning (12-36 months horizon) for regional inventory and financial investment.

  • Drive continuous process improvement for S&OP/IBP by analyzing business opportunities/risks using statistical analysis and financial modeling.

  • Analyze business opportunities and risks using statistical analysis and financial modeling to collect, validate, and analyze data.

  • Support the creation of end-to-end planning processes and workflows to drive key short-term decisions and long-range strategic decisions.

How you will do it:

  • Conduct analysis of supply chain processes, including planning, sourcing, production, and delivery.

  • Identify analytical tools, models, and methods to drive key business decisions.

  • Develop, maintain, and monitor all S&OP processes in the franchise including target setting, training, process maintenance and tool set use, to achieve an effective S&OP/IBP process.

  • Work independently in a structured and driven way, leading priorities and providing reliable results.

  • Navigate through ambiguity, build positive relationships considering diverse perspectives and styles and gain cross-functional support to deliver on strategy and objectives.

What success looks like:

A successful IBP Manager will drive execution of regional best practices to optimize inventory and support IBP processes to deliver enterprise objectives annually.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years

Educational Position Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in supply chain management, engineering, or operations logistics business or related field.

  • APICS or IBF certification is preferred

  • ERP and Demand/Supply planning systems experience preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically with Excel is required

A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

  • What we expect you already know: Relevant work experience in forecasting and planning with understanding of the various phases of product development, planning and production, as well as effects on supply chain. Strong collaboration skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams. Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex data and make sound decisions and recommendations.

  • What we will teach you: VF/Vans planning systems and processes

  • VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

We just have one question. Are you in?

Hiring Range :

$103,680.00 USD - $129,600.00 USD annually

Incentive Potential : This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation : You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

P lease note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at peopleservices@vfc.com . VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.