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Retail Inventory Planner

Manufacturing and Production

Material Planner



Colton, California, United States

*We are only able to consider candidates who will be able to work onsite at our Colton, California Corporate Office

The Retail Inventory Planner is responsible for supporting internal supply chain functions by monitoring the flow of product into the distribution centers and retail stores from Ashley Furniture Industries (AFI) and third-party vendors. This position prepares and analyzes various inventory related reports to identify and address any inventory health issues. Additionally, this role will support the Distribution Center on the Return to Vendor process and track the daily returns. The Inventory Planner will collaborate with internal teams to optimize inventory levels at regional distribution centers and stores to achieve financial goals.


  • Regularly run reports to ensure inventory health; review information, document findings and corrections and submit to management for review
  • Manage inventory levels at all enterprise distribution centers on all product categories; provide executive level updates on inventory management.
  • Generate and analyze complex excel reports from multiple data sources.
  • Make decisions and/or recommendations for product disposition; ensure discontinued, non-go-forward assortment and clearance products are removed from the distribution center.
  • Research and reconcile inventory discrepancies
  • Evaluate inventory accuracy metrics and assist with development of root cause analysis
  • Monitor merchandise movement, liquidation and disposal process


  • Minimum 1 year experience in inventory control or planning, logistics and/or supply chain, preferably in a retail or distribution center environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations, Analytics, Business, or related field-preferred, or related work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to take initiative
  • Proficient with technology and systems. Capable of mastering various technology platforms as a power user: e.g., ERP, order management systems, warehouse management software etc.
  • Advanced Excel and data management skills: e.g., pivot tables, V-lookups, etc.
  • Strong communication, documentation and presentation skills

What We Offer:

  • Excellent Healthcare benefits (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Profit sharing eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Great opportunities for career growth
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Corporate partnership - Discount programs
  • Furniture Discounts

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

Join The #1 Furniture Company – Join The #1 Furniture BrandAshley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry’s broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries. Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we can maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.