Inventory Planning Manager

Los Angeles, CA
Planning & Merchandising /
Full-Time /
Madhappy is a Los Angeles-based clothing brand made for a community of optimists, born in 2017. Madhappy uses apparel, events, and experimental retail spaces – including its permanent flagship in West Hollywood – to explore a personal expression as a means to an improved state of mind. Its own seasonal stores – with past and present locations including New York City (Soho), Aspen, Miami, East Hampton, and Tokyo – are each designed to reflect their site, while still sharing the brand’s DNA. The brand currently produces a selection of ever-evolving, evergreen classic styles, seasonally available collections and collaborations. Madhappy supports research and awareness in mental health through The Madhappy Foundation (a 501c(3) non-profit) and writes Local Optimist, a print magazine. Each to celebrate us as works-in-progress, and the personal and collective expression that is a part of that.

About The Job
We are looking to hire a full-time Inventory Planner for Madhappy.

The Inventory Planner role is a strategic role assisting with various internal systems at the company. This person will provide direction to the teams keeping in mind profitability goals as well as strategic planning.

Some of the key attributes of this role include exceptional organization, communication and leadership skills. As an early team member, you will be in charge of ensuring a coherent high-level strategy alongside being a day-to-day executer.

You must be based in or willing to move to Los Angeles to be considered for this position.

●      Manage overall inventory plans via OTB for all product categories across all Madhappy sales channels
●      Prepare sales projections and forecasts by style, color, and size for all new and replenishment products
●      Analyze and provide in season feedback about product performance at the style, color, and size level and provide meaningful recommendations for business opportunities
●      Create purchase orders and partner with Production team to issue to vendors
●      Collaborate with Production team to ensure timely receipt of products
●      Monitor styles on the website to provide inventory insights to the Merchandising team
●      Manage allocations and reporting for all Madhappy retail locations
●      Create new reporting templates and performing any ad hoc analysis as needed to help with ongoing business needs

About you
●      4+ years of inventory planning experience, preferably for an ecommerce company that sells apparel
●      Strong knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
●      Exceptional computer skills (MS Office, Google Drive) and the ability to build and create reports and tools
●      Experience with Shopify and Looker or similar BI Tools

●      Innovative, team-player with proven success in a constantly evolving environment with rapidly changing priorities
●      Ability to flex between micro and macro level thinking and work with all levels of management
●      A communicative leader
●      Able to develop and maintain effective relationships and partnerships both cross-functionally within the business and with external partners
●      Exceptionally organized
●      Able to multitask and prioritize
●      Highly detail-oriented with exceptional follow-through
●      Collaborator who values integrity, innovation, respect and excellence
●      Strong sense of urgency
●      Passionate about our mental health mission

●      15 days PTO, and 9 days sick pay annually
●      Paid holidays
●      Health, dental, and vision insurance with 75% premium coverage by Madhappy
●      Retirement plans available
●      $600 quarterly health stipends
●      Employee discount and early access to products
About Madhappy
Learn more about our initiatives including Local Optimist & The Madhappy Foundation below and via and @Madhappy.

About Local Optimist
Local Optimist is a space for radical discovery and connection. By focusing on open conversations and mindful exploration, we orient people with reliable, optimistic resources — available at any moment.

About The Madhappy Foundation
The Madhappy Foundation™ is non-profit organization, 501(c)(3) with a mission to improve mental health globally. Through The Madhappy Foundation™, 1% of proceeds from every sale benefit our efforts to raise awareness, fund research, and positively impact the mental health movement.

Learn more here.