Planning Analyst at Reformation (Greater LA Area, CA)

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Who We Are:

Founded in 2009, Reformation is a revolutionary lifestyle brand that proves fashion and sustainability can coexist. We combine stylish, vintage-inspired designs with sustainable practices, releasing limited-edition collections for individuals who want to look beautiful and live sustainably. Setting an example for the industry, Reformation remains at the forefront of innovation in sustainable fashion—running the first sustainable factory in Los Angeles, using deadstock and eco fabrics, tracking and sharing the environmental impact of every product, and investing in the people who make this revolution possible. The brand has also established itself as a pioneer in retail innovation, developing an in-store tech concept that brings the best of its online experience to its physical doors.

We are a future focused organization committed to the belief that the problems facing our planet and society can be solved through innovation, common sense and education. Being naked is the #1 most sustainable option. We're #2.

Here at Ref, we put people first. We know that you can't innovate and do cool stuff without having everyone on board. So we work to create a culture where everyone feels like they belong and where their voices are truly valued. We build an inclusive culture together and make a real impact along the way.


Planning Analyst

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate closely with the Merchandising, Planning, Design, and Purchasing teams to execute fabric and trim strategies
  • Work with Sustainability team to help launch new sustainable raw materials and decrease the organization’s carbon footprint
  • Maintain and update the Fabric OTB in partnership with the greater planning team to ensure correct inventory levels and support finished goods production
  • Analyze inventory needs daily and recommend fabrics to purchase to ensure correct ownership of raw materials, understand and incorporate retail product strategies into plans, and support planning for entire business as needed
  • Track monthly fabric spend by fabrication in accordance with Fabric OTB
  • Conduct hindsight analyses on fabric performance to influence future fabric strategy 
  • Create quarterly and monthly fabric development plans based on hindsights and current design trends to drive innovation 
  • Create weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports on raw material inventory, usage, and orders
  • Manage the digital company fabric wall
  • Construct reports, conduct analyses, and lead projects for both raw goods and finished goods as needed
  • Recommend process improvements to fabric ordering and reporting to drive departmental efficiency and accuracy

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of work experience - prior experience in demand planning or raw goods planning and analysis preferred
  • A passion for fashion and sustainability
  • A keen eye for fabric and fashion trends
  • A talent for summarizing complex problems which translate high-level goals into executable plans
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Fluency in advanced Excel/GSheets formulas and reporting structures
  • Exceptional cross-functional communication skills
  • Organization skills to monitor the many moving parts of a complex organization
  • Ability to adapt to a growing and ever-changing organization
  • Self-starter with willingness to take initiative and recommend organization improvements
  • Display a high degree of ownership and leadership
  • SQL literacy a plus

Hybrid Work Schedule: 3 days in office (Los Angeles)/week

Benefits & Perks:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid vacation, sick, holidays & volunteer time-off for eligible employees
  • Mission based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Clothing discount, dog-friendly office, company events + parties and much more 
  • 401K with company match 

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and a short cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are a great fit for Reformation!

Reformation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work.  Reformation is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

The Reformation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

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We have 2 offices in Los Angeles: In a trendy outdoor mall at The Platform in Culver City with great restaurants and cafes and in Vernon.

An Insider's view of Reformation

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Reformation has a great culture and one of the biggest reasons why is management's people-first approach to running the company! There are a multitude of resources offered by Reformation. Management is understanding of personal obligations and allows you to shift work hours depending on needs. and using accrued PTO is an easy process.


Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

Daily I get to work on several different technology stacks as well as numerous third party integrations. Suffice to say, if you are a polyglot engineer you will not be bored. Most importantly, everyone is great to work with and very supportive. There truly is a sense we’re all in this together and egos may be left at the doorstep.


Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Everyone is extremely encouraging, talented and friendly. The leadership team provides a trust-based culture and team-oriented environment. It has been a very enriching experience. I have learned so much, not just in my area, but also cross functionally, which has helped in my overall career growth. I could not be happier with my role.


Senior Manager of Technical Solutions

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Tech is fundamental to everything we do from our production processing system to e-commerce omni channels. Our tech team is the heart of everything the company does and all customer touch points. We have a high degree of autonomy to determine best tools and practices, and we have a big impact on the business.


Vice President of Engineering

How does the company support your career growth?

I strongly feel I am being heard, respected, acknowledged for my work in the Tech department more than anywhere else I have been as a female technical professional. Ref is truly a diverse company. Ref Tech is full of opportunities for tech professionals. Working here, I feel valued and motivated to develop my career as a technical leader.


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