Materials/Production Planner

Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago
Burleigh Heads QLD

Job Description

Established as an online force in the Australian retail scene in 2010, Princess Polly has been delivering fashion-forward, trend-driven apparel and accessories for over 10 years. We are obsessed with creating the best customer experience available online and are committed to ensuring a speedy delivery so our customers can wear their picks this weekend!

As a global player with offices located in Los Angeles and Australia’s Gold Coast, we are now looking for the best and brightest to join our global team in order to grow the Princess Polly brand around the world!
As the Material Planner you will be responsible for Production Planning; implementing systems and processes to achieve optimum stock levels on raw materials for Princess Polly factories to draw down on demand. Ensuring fulfilment and logistical commitments benefit supply chain plans and efficiencies are achieved. You will prepare and issue weekly materials allocations report and provide relevant opportunities to place Princess Polly in the best stock position.


    • Manage and maintain raw material inventory, ensuring on hand availability of fabrics at all times
    • Accurate record keeping of current fabric availability, liability, and on order volume, ensuring optimal usage and minimal waste
    • Reviewing of usage trends, adapting forward forecasts and orders accordingly
    • Manage the replenishment process with mills/factories
    • Negotiation with suppliers regarding cost and terms
    • Ongoing communication with suppliers to ensure on time delivery, and timely resolution of issues as they arise
    • Management, record keeping and communication of materials certification documentation
    • Conduct post seasonal analysis to identify opportunities and maximising benefit to Princess Polly


    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a planning or inventory control role ideally within the fast fashion industry is preferred
    • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and planning skills
    • A genuine awareness of trends and the ability to incorporate this into fit sessions
    • Advanced user of industry leading software and technology skills (e.g. Excel, Google Sheets)
    • Be commercially astute and possess strong negotiation skills
    • Stock optimisation using inventory flow methods to ensure balance
    • Experience working across a variety of fashion materials
    • In-depth knowledge of merchandise strategy
    • Strong organisational skills to adhere to tight critical path deadlines
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment reacting quickly to market pressures

We recognize that asking you to give 100% of yourself on daily basis, requires us to show you the love and offer a package that can only be described as best in class within the retail space today!
  • Amazing Employee Discount Program;
  • The chance to work with like-minded trend-setting individuals;
  • Positive Company Culture that celebrates both personal & company milestones;

Aside from the amazing array of tangible benefits and perks, Princess Polly offers you the chance to make a daily impact on a global business. You have the opportunity to pursue your passion and plan your own future as part of our team!

Princess Polly is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) We're committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applicants from all walks of life. Come join us, different makes us better.
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