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Analyst, Inventory & Planning

Charleston, SC, US
Job#: JO-2184-ENG
Full Time/Part Time:
Job Status: Permanent

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The Opportunity

Creates and implements inventory management strategies for bulk Activewear product that is required to sustain internal Value Added Service (VAS) production in relation to customer demand.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Creates work orders for VAS production team and system transactions for inventory reserves
  • Reacts to fluctuations in customer demand by increasing/decreasing VAS production and bulk inventory supply to align with business environment
  • Investigates gaps between demand/supply for Activewear Retail styles, and prioritizes by account when temporary product resource limitations occur
  • Calculates frequency of product transfers from Wholesale DC and manufacturing facilities for logistics planning purposes
  • Coordinates with Corporate Planning to highlight production scheduling issues that impact VAS
  • Initiates, prioritizes and tracks product transfers
  • Determines ideal inventory levels for dotcom accounts and builds inventory levels to those parameters
  • Evaluates potential excess inventories considering forecast, seasonal trends, and DC capacity
  • Maintains and distributes availability projection reports to Sales and Customer Service
  • Reconciles receipts, shipments, and inventory at consignment accounts and 3PLs carrying Gildan and GoldToe Moretz/Private Label inventory
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs

Profile & Core Competencies

  • University Degree and 0-3 Years Preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong analytical and organization skill
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment                                                                                                                                    
  • Hearing is required in order to hear instructions, receive information from various sources, and understand safety warnings
  • Vision is required in order to read instructions, interpret data, and formulate metrics

Additional Information

0-3 Years Relevant Experience

 Knowledge and Skills:

  • Requires knowledge of work-related activities and actions to carry out standard procedures in a specific department
  • Prioritizes and completes individual tasks to support the provision of business activities or services
  • Identifies and resolves immediate problems with well-defined methods, techniques and processes
  • Has flexibility to choose between procedures / work plans to meet immediate objectives
  • Organizes some aspects of own work according to pre-established deadlines and priorities
  • Works collaboratively with team members to perform tasks
  • Tasks focused
  • May be required to replace and assist another area
  • Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other employees in the department or group
  • Provides and requests information
  • Identifies potential shortfalls/opportunities in delivering services
  • Day-to-day transactional activities
  • Decisions and actions taken impact a unique location or unit


  • Operates with general work routines

 Additional Skills:

  • University degree preferred                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Experience with a full-functional computerized Order Management System such as JDE, SAP or RedPrairie
  • Experience within a manufacturing company supplying product to Retail Customers preferred
  • Inventory and/or Planning experience highly preferred
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills needed
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to assimilate information rapidly and effectively
  • Must be able to work independently and to self-manage coordination duties
  • Must be able to work in a team-based environment
  • Vision required to operate keyboard, complete required data entry, and examine inventory data
  • Hearing and verbal communication required to provide instruction and communicate with multiple sources



We thank you for your interest in a career at Gildan.  Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

This position does not offer sponsorship.