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Senior Planners work in a variety of industries and are responsible for the following areas in a company: change management, earned value management, project lifecycles, attending planning meetings, creating logistics plans, and reporting to the head of planning. Most resume samples in the field highlight job qualifications like planning expertise, organizational skills, strategic planning, analytical thinking, teamwork, and leadership. The ideal candidate should be able to make display of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field in his or her resume.

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Senior Planner

Drove Sales through action oriented analysis. Collaborated with two buying offices with one direct report with annual sales of $61 million across 278 locations in 18 states.

  • Grew Social and Better Dress penetration by 14% which produced $11M in sales with the addition of 76 newly acquired locations during corporate merger at Macy's Inc.
  • Produced a 4% increase in sales in the My Macys regions through the development of successful seasonal locational strategies and financial plans by vendor utilizing historical and trend analysis in conjunction with the district planners to maximize sales.
  • Training and development of associate planner, which resulted in the promotion of the associate to "Planner".
  • Drove $2.7M in sales from an aggressive Prom strategy by developing a color based assortment, and initiating earlier receipts. Planned and attended model searches and fashion shows to support initiative.
  • Developed financial plans that encompass regional, climate, size and profile assortment differences.
  • Managed $118M in receipts and successfully controlled locational inventories using sales analysis that maximized trending businesses through allocation
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
2

Senior Planner

Owned all financial metrics for $1B business within Produce. Drove all elements of seasonal commodity forecasting (including store scripting), reporting, and markdown control. Led all elements of cross-functional team for One Team Forecast process. Analyzed monthly market share data to identify areas of opportunity within all commodities, and worked with cross-functional teams to put action plans in place to capitalize and improve share.

  • Utilized root cause analysis to find opportunities to improve business and presented recommendations to buyers and other cross-functional partners.
  • Served as planner for eight different merchants on four different desks, often in 2-to-1 merchant environment.
  • Identified risk and worked to reduce $10M in unneeded inventory within holiday nut program in 2013, resulting in $4M in profit savings.
  • Partnered with buyer and replenishment to reduce end-of-season liability inventory within Pumpkins in 2013 by $11M while still achieving sales and profit goals.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
3

Senior Planner

Managed complex neighborhood revitalization and waterfront redevelopment plans, coordinating multidisciplinary
consultant teams, 25+ member stakeholder committees and interns, and completing them on time and on budget.

  • Engaged diverse stakeholders in planning and implementation, restoring trust amongst disenfranchised residents.
  • Co-chaired the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 150 Committee resulting in redevelopment concepts.
  • Partnered with the Albany Housing Authority on neighborhood housing strategy, resulting in multimillion dollar
  • Served on regional transportation advisory committees including the Route 5 Land Use and Transportation Corridor
  • Developed the C-1, Neighborhood Commercial Design Guidelines adopted in the local zoning ordinance.
  • Authored federal, state and regional grants for waterfront, transportation, and Main Street plans and projects, resulting in over $1 million in funding.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Growth And Structure Of Cities
MA
Transportation And Design
4

Senior Planner - Materials Manager

Charged with complete oversight of Manufacturing Planning, Purchasing, Logistics, Warehouse, and Customer Service departments achieving $76MM+ cost savings by absorbing closed, global distribution center inventory, identifying and repurposing reserves, appropriating inventories to in-house users and external vendors and customers, mitigating unnecessary and duplicative inventories

  • Established KPIs to drive inventory accuracy through warehouse organization and cleanliness of facilities leading to quicker turns of material handlings
  • Maintained 99% inventory accuracy through daily, weekly, monthly cycle counts and annual physical counts and mitigated inaccuracies immediately to ensure system accuracy
  • Established ground-up, concrete to ceiling, Drilling Services division, global spare-parts distribution center saving $40MM+ through supply-chain and channel evaluations, coordinating worldwide materials vendors and eliminating necessity of capital infusions
  • Trained and professionally developed 32+ resident, and 12 online, Repair District employees in Thailand, Indonesia, China, and Scotland towards warehouse and inventory management methods and best-practices, mitigating excessive human-capital resources, attaining company favorable bottom-line results
  • Directed and coordinated worldwide shipping and receiving efforts, through variety of internal and external agents, complying with plethora of local, state, federal, and international rules, regulations and laws
  • Coordinated, collaborated, and consulted with accounting division and controller reviewing, auditing, and attaining 99.9% materials invoicing accuracy, bottom-line favorable
  • Attained SME designation employing SAP ERP and JDE EnterpriseOne application suites
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Human Resource Development
MA
Industrial Distribution
5

Senior Planner

Developed strategic plans to ensure consistent completion of all projects. Determined intricate and complex aspects of project volume and planning time frames to proficiently create, develop, and manage long lead-time material forecast.

  • Prevented cost overrun and schedule delays by communicating daily with high levels of management. Provided updated manufacturing progress status vs. project schedules and contractual obligations.
  • Reduced errors over 90% and improved accuracy though analysis and review of plan synchronization in accordance with capacity and material supply.
  • Increased productivity and reduced manufacturing costs by adding whiteboard communication tool to improve daily manufacturing labor planning process. Held team members accountable for all daily goals.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics And International Business
6

Senior Planner, Accessories

Senior Planner responsible for various categories progressing in volume over the tenure of the role. Developed and executed strategies for categories that take advantage with opportunities as well as resolving inventory and margin challenges.

  • Created pre season plans for sales, margin and inventory at the department/class level. Utilized historical data, merchant vision and go forward strategy.
  • Forecast departments in season sales, margin and inventory weekly and monthly and presented data to Executive Team. Presentation allowed Executive team with insight to make decisions based on realistic expectations.
  • Developed style level promotional and markdown strategy on weekly basis. Strategies resulted in improved WOS and/or margin.
  • Collaborate with merchant team to develop and manage contingency fabric locker stock, driving additional sales and margin above plan.
  • Developed and trained team consisting of planner and associate planner.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
7

Senior Planner/master Scheduler

  • Responsible for master scheduling of a major semiconductor equipment manufacturer.
  • Created a master schedule to reduce cycle time by 25% and ship production requirements 100% on time.
  • Managed production orders including inventory through the production cycle.
  • Implemented new supplier contracts and planned material under my control.
  • Supervised expediters to ensure material flowed properly.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
Operations Management
8

Senior Planner/dispatcher

  • Household/ Logistics Division
  • Increased number of drivers from 2 to 10-15 over period of work time
  • Dispatched and planned 17-22 interstate drivers at various times
  • Helped maintain companies top five revenue bookings
  • Set-up drivers' labor, origin/destination shuttles and rental tractors as needed
  • Oversaw drivers' advances and statements, monitored ratings based on safety, surveys, and claims
  • Achieved yearly bonuses for 5- 7 drivers every year
  • Earned commendation emails for excellent dispatching/ planning from supervisors
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Commerce
BS
Business Administration
9

Senior Planner/job Captain

  • Work directly with CEO and Partners to ensure all assignments are completed before deadline
  • Managed team of 5-10 people to complete all necessary tasks assigned by partners of company
  • Organized weekly team meetings to distribute goals and deadlines
  • Performed Quality Assurance/Quality Control of work produced by staff
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Urban Design And Planning
10

Senior Planner

Identify quality carriers, negotiate rates, ensure quality and on time service, provide daily proactive updates to customers, manage bills of lading, manage carrier pay distributions

  • Plan freight and equipment for van division for maximum utilization and profitability, assigning loads in a manner that allows for on time pick-up and delivery and meeting driver/equipment routing needs
  • Solicit freight from customers, brokers and agents
  • Build and maintain strong, effective relationships with new and existing customers
  • Organize, coordinate, and streamline workflow
  • Directed all phases of flatbed division
  • Set up zonal pricing rate matrix
  • Secured all loads for owner operators
Candidate Info
48
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AAS
Business

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