Assistant Planner ((contract) need in Emeryville CA

Emeryville, California | Contract To Perm | $23.00 - $27.00

May 1, 2024   |   Job ID: 2182345

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Our client is seeking two Assistant Planners to join their dynamic Planning team!

As an Assistant Planner, you will manage the distribution of merchandise to support the company’s plan and maximize profitability and productivity within your assigned department(s).



Understand and execute appropriate distribution of products to stores to maximize store turns and profitability.

Analyze store-level data to identify chain, region, and store-level trends and recommend, and implement appropriate changes and actions.

Execute seasonal distributions in accordance with direction provided by planning and purchasing teams.

Own cross-functional communication regarding product sales, inventory position, and distributions for all stores

Build, develop, and maintain effective and productive working relationships within cross-functional teams (District Sales Managers, Planning Department, Purchasing Department, Stores, Distribution Center, etc.)

Visit stores and warehouses as necessary.

Perform other duties as assigned.



Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Can successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Can make solid decisions quickly based on limited information.

Ability to interpret various instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Intermediate experience with Excel preferred.

Ability to work independently, as well as with a team.

Food retail industry experience is a plus.


Schedule: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Compensation: $23-$27/hour DOE

Office Location:
Hybrid Schedule. Must be able to be in the office 2 times a week in our Emeryville, CA Headquarters.

Assignment Length:
3 months with the opportunity to convert to permanent.


Pre-hire Requirements:  E-Verify, 7-year criminal check


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If You’re Looking For A New Opportunity, The Recruiting And Staffing Experts At Nelson Connects Can Help. We Work With Companies Of All Types And Sizes Across All Industries. We Help People Like You Find Exciting Roles With Employers Ranging From Fortune 100, Government, And Nonprofit Organizations To Local Businesses, Industry Leaders, And The Most Agile Start-Ups. The Candidates We Work With Appreciate Our Responsive Approach, Genuine Relationships, And Exceptional Service. With A Commitment To Transparency, Authenticity, And Credibility, We Look Forward To Our Jobs Every Day, And We’re Excited To Help You Find The Job You’ve Been Looking For.

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California Fair Chance Act And Beyond: Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Will Be Considered For Employment In Accordance With Applicable Regulations. We Will Consider Qualified Applicants For Employment, Including Those With Criminal Histories, In A Manner Consistent With The Requirements Of Applicable State And Local Laws, Including The City Of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, And CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly Benefits Offered Include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + State Mandated Benefits.

EEO Statement: Nelson Connects is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other classification protected by law.

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