Merchandise Planner

Role: Merchandise Planner
Brand: YETI
Location: Melbourne, Vic
Summary: As a Merchandise Planner you will support our ANZ business and work proactively with our Direct to Consumer, dealer, and key account channels to find opportunities and drive the business. You’ll support planning for the different channels by reacting quickly and effectively, forecasting sales/receipts, and planning buy plans for each channel based on product demand.


  • Financial Planning: Work alongside the Country Managers to build strategic plans. Budget setting and in season re-forecasting using all available information; inclusive of indicators such as sales, GM $, stock, GMROI and stock turns
  • Demand Planning: Submit detailed demand plans on a monthly basis as part of the SIOP process
  • Inventory Management: Managing Seasonal product Buys and managing on-going core demand planning process
  • Replenishment: manage replenishment and allocations process and work with the operations coordinator to optimise inventory levels
  • Analysis and Reporting: collate data and reports on sales, margin, purchasing, and inventory
  • Teamwork and Leadership: work collaboratively and build strong relationships with multiple teams within the business and external vendors
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning: drive the biannual category review and forward planning process within the team. Support the delivery of the sales and marketing plans