Supply Planner

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

The Supply Planner will be responsible for the supply availability and sales plan attainment for one of Square’s product lines. This individual will act as the focal point in development, communication, and execution of product demand and supply plans.

You possess a passion for innovative analysis, processes that scale, and the wherewithal to develop findings and recommendations that transcend the numbers. Ideally, you have an inventory planning background in consumer electronics or retail. 

You will:

  • Coordinate closely with the retail, e-commerce and sales teams to synthesize and interpret various demand plans to drive the production schedule
  • Work cross-functionally with the factory, logistics and packaging teams to ensure that supply plans meet the needs of the business
  • Highlight supply risks and develop strategies to maximize sales opportunities
  • Design and implement inventory strategies from pre-order through launch to end of life, for all channels of the business
  • Review historical trends, evaluate forecast results and provide feedback to business teams when appropriate
  • Partner and work closely with business systems team to help develop internal tools to make the supply and demand planning function sustainable and scalable

Qualifications

You have:

  • Ability to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Demonstrated capacity for thinking objectively and interpreting meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
  • Capability of building constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
  • High level of comfort presenting in a variety of settings; small and large groups, informal and formal
  • Ability to translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically
  • A persistent attention to detail and a high level of comfort in working with numbers
  • Minimum 3 years experience in inventory planning or 1-3 years at a top tier consulting firm with experience in Ops
  • A Bachelor’s degree

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)squareup.com. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.