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Demand Planner

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2022
  • Hägersten
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2022
  • Hägersten

Pierce, Europe's largest and fastest growing motorcycle-focused online retailer, is looking for a Demand Planner to strengthen its Supply Chain Planning Team to ensure availability of our products in all Europe. This position reports to the Supply Chain Planning Manager and is located in Hägersten, Stockholm.

Pierce is expanding rapidly in all our segments; Offroad/Motocross (MX), Onroad/Motorcycles (MC) and Snowmobiles. Our ambition is to grow faster than what the organic shift from offline to online retail to further strengthen our leading position for all three brands (24MX, XLMOTO and Sledstore).

As a Demand Planner you are responsible for maintaining a Sales Forecast for a specific share of Pierce Assortment. In co-operation with colleagues from Category and Marketing you plan for a products phase in, phase out and future campaigns.

In this role your main target will be Forecast accuracy [%], resulting in well balanced stock and a Stock turn meeting the company requirements.

The Demand Planning area within Pierce has a strong foundation in IT tools (=Relex) but there is plenty to develop and improve when it comes processes and best practices, which this new role will be a vital part of creating.

The role will be perfect for you if you enjoy continuous improvement and like to lead change in an environment with more than 100 000 products.

To fit in this role you need to be a strategic problem solver with excellent relationship building skills and the ability to make quick commercial decisions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the Forecast or an assortment in the planning tool Relex. Your scope will be a number of Categories, with assortment both from European and Overseas.
  • Responsible for following Forecast Accuracy[%] and Campaign efficiency
  • Review and validate the forecast together with Category Managers in the Open To Buy to secure we plan for success.
  • Participate and take lead in the some development of our Demand Planning tool box within areas like Open-To-Buy, "Seasonal forecasting", "Demand shaping", "Price elasticy vs demand patterns" etc.
  • Implement Alert/Exception Driven Reporting wherever it makes sense.
  • Develop our Relex tool to the next level.

Work with great people

James Duff
Content & Brand Design Manager
"Pierce has a very welcoming, lively, diverse, engaging and high paced work environment."
Patricia Rancel
Region Manager Central
"The best value of Pierce is the employees. It's not just about working hard, but also about working with the best attitude."
Krystian Abraszkiewicz
Junior Software Developer
"Pierce is an agile company that quickly adjusts to various situations. It dares to try new approaches and values adaptability."
Olga Karpiarz
Team Leader CD Planning
"Corporation in the best meaning - takes care of an employee in a family way and provides development possibilities, supervisor support as well as wide profit package."

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 3 year of experience in similar jobs, preferably in Retail or e-commerce.
  • A university degree in business administration or engineering.
  • Very good understanding of forecasting and MRP tools, preferably Relex
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Experience of sourcing and buying from Asia is an advantage
  • Commercial & Business Awareness
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative and drive, and an ability to act independently
  • Team-player with a LEAN mindset - you see opportunities rather than problems
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Swedish is not required but is an advantage

  • You might even have an interest in motorcycles, motocross and/or snowmobiles

  • We welcome applicants with different backgrounds and nationalities, but we do require you to have the relevant permits to work in Sweden.

Great Place to Work

  • International work atmosphere & amazing teamwork

  • After Work activities

  • Company sponsored sports events

  • Discount on company products

  • Competitive benefits

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth

About the company

Pierce is a leading and fast-growing e-commerce company selling gear, spare parts, accessories and streetwear to over 1.1 Million active riders across all of Europe through the online stores 24MX, XLMOTO and Sledstore via some forty websites adapted to the local markets. Pierce has two major segments targeting two different customer groups, Offroad – sales to motocross and enduro riders, and Onroad – sales to riders on paved roads and tracks. With a large and unique product assortment, including a number of its own brands, an excellent customer experience and attractive prices, Pierce is changing the motorcycle enthusiast market in Europe.

The headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden, the central warehouse is located in Szczecin, Poland, and the customer support is located in Barcelona, Spain. During 2020 Pierce had around 400 employees and net revenues exceeding SEK 1.5bn (€150MM). Pierce also hosts a very active social media community with over 1.3 million followers.

During 2020 Pierce was selected as one of ‘Sweden’s Best Managed Companies’ by Deloitte in partnership with Nasdaq and was recognized as a 'D-Award' finalist as a top-3 e-commerce player in Sweden. During 2021, Pierce concluded an IPO and listed its shares on Nasdaq Stockholm's main market.

It started with a passion for our sport, was driven by the enthusiasm of our staff and we still dare to reach out for more with love and dedication for our customers.

Join us on our quest to become the most admired retailer within the motorcycle industry and shape the way motor enthusiasts shop by offering a state-of-the-art online shopping experience built on passion, professionalism, and a good dose of rebellious spirit.

We are passionate about riding motorcycles and have an exciting program for employees who want to learn to ride or get more involved in motorsport. But non-riders are also very welcome to join of course.

2005All started in a garage with two MX enthusiasts who wanted to change the shopping experience for their follow petrolheads.

2009Pierce AB began with the launch of 24MX by 4 employees. Initial focus was on selling parts and equipment to the Motocross world.

2013XLMOTO launched with a special focus on onroad motorcycle equipment. At this point a European wide presence was already built with the focus on bigger markets.

2013SledStore went live with pow passion and endless trails. SledStore is a Mecca for the Nordic snowmobile fanatics.

2016Our own European distribution center, PDC, opened their gates and storage racks to offer our customers an even bigger range, quicker deliveries and excellent service. Over time it's grown to almost 40,000 SQM - the size of six football pitches.

2018Pierce announced the acquisition of MotoBuykers, a Spanish e-commerce motorcycle player, to strengthen its footprint in southern Europe.

2019Pierce opened up for sales outside Europe on our global sites 24mx.com and xlmoto.com

2020Pierce was recognized as one of the three best eCommerce companies in Sweden with the nomination as 'D-Award' finalist.

2020Pierce rolled out a new state-of-the-art ecommerce platform to further strengthen the customer experience

2020Pierce received the Sweden’s Best Managed Companies recognition, sponsored by Deloitte in cooperation with Nasdaq

2021Pierce completed an IPO and listed its shares on Nasdaq Stockholm's main market.

TodayWe have a local presence in 17 European markets with 400 employees, 5 offices in Sweden (Stockholm and Åre), Spain (Barcelona), and Poland (Szczecin).

Stefan Lindwall | Contact Person

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