Worldwide Retail Demand Planner

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Sep 4, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114026908
This is an opportunity to join Apple Retail, the world’s most innovative retail organization, which is part of Apple, the world’s most admired company. Apple Retail is the fastest growing retailer in the world, with over 500 locations and counting. Our Retail Real Estate & Development team is the group that designs, develops, and builds Apple Retail stores around the globe. Our Real Estate team identifies and secures prime real estate for our future store locations. The Design team innovates with groundbreaking new architectural concepts and designs. The Preservation team that preserves and maintains these stores with the utmost of care.The Direct Sourcing Team sources and procures materials used to create unique spaces for showcasing Apple’s portfolio of much-sought-after products. Do you want to be part of the team that turns these stores into a reality? As the Worldwide Retail Demand Planner, you will be responsible for aggregating forward looking demand and extrapolating demand based on historical trends to build a 12 month rolling view of demand for all Direct Sourcing materials.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in operations planning
  • Strong analytical skills with strong business acumen
  • Demonstrate initiative, adaptability and problem-solving skills in a changing and dynamic environment
  • Proven success supporting process and/or tool improvements to achieve team objectives
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Detail oriented


Development of the supply/demand plan, working with Direct Sourcing, Logistics, and your focus group, ie Development, Preservation, Merchandising, etc Build a monthly, SKU-level plan of Demand for a rolling 12 month time frame Work very closely with Direct Sourcing to manage supply timing and output to meet demand Build and maintain strong relationships with your focus team Communicate any issues related to the status of supply and demand, and impact to forecasted plans, in a concise manner pro-actively

Education & Experience

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