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Planner, DTC



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Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2023

NZXT is a founder-led, global organization that has not lost our entrepreneurial, scrappy roots. We’re made up of gamers, builders and PC enthusiasts on a mission to create hardware, software, experiences, and services that surprise and delight gamers of all types. So what makes NZXT, NZXT? Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds with unique experiences and interests that make us better. We invent, we play, and we have fun doing it because building is more than just assembling computer parts - building is an attitude and a state of mind. That attitude is shared by an ever-growing community of people who are all here to help each other reach the next great thing. This is an exciting time to join NZXT - let’s get building.

Job Title: Planner, DTC

Location: U.S. Remote

Workplace Type: Remote


The Planner is responsible for ensuring the item level sales forecast supports the business objectives. They will use predictive methodologies to maximize sales, increase inventory turns and optimize in-stock for NZXT DTC. This is a key position for cash flow optimization and open to buy management. The individual should exude business agility and strategic thinking, leveraging data to make fact-based decisions. The Planner will have the opportunity to build new structures and processes to strengthen the Planning foundation at NZXT.


  • Generate and manage rolling 18 month sales and inventory forecast for 500+ SKUs across all global regions
  • Manage each SKU’s life cycle by generating forecasts for new products and end of life exceptions
  • Work closely with global operations to execute inventory buys and achieve turn targets
  • Analyze strategy (e.g. promotional, price adjustments, marketing activities) impacts to baseline forecasts and ensures appropriate sales lifts are applied
  • Identify risks and opportunities in sales and inventory; provide action plans on a weekly basis
  • Create and maintain all weekly reporting and recaps such as Sell Thru reports
  • Measure, track and report forecast accuracy, inventory performance and corrective actions to drive improved outputs and ensure objectives are met
  • Support with ad-hoc analytical projects based on business needs
  • Organize and analyze large data sets within Google Sheets/Excel
  • Understand data structure to support Planning tools


  • 3+ years analytical experience
  • Takes initiative; ability to assess challenges in current processes
  • Advanced business knowledge of forecasting concepts
  • Accomplishments of forecast accuracy, lean inventory and low excess inventory
  • Well versed in Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets (can perform complex functions) and open to new systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Be able to demonstrate & implement process improvement and maintain measurable metrics
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in the US and overseas
  • Experience with SQL database preferred but not required



At NZXT, we believe in the importance of Design Thinking and the power of Serving Community, and our values spring from those two core ideas:

GIVE A SHIT - We’re obsessed with doing right by our community internally and externally.
  • We care a lot
  • We speak up
  • We do what we say
LEARN AND GROW - We see our challenges as opportunities. Progress over perfection.
  • We are curious and aren’t afraid to try
  • We take accountability
  • We apply what we learn
WIN TOGETHER - We elevate each other with unique perspectives and mutual respect.
  • We are in this together—win or lose
  • We lift each other up
  • We value every voice
KEEP IT SIMPLE - We remove complications to focus on what’s needed.
  • We make it efficient
  • We reduce friction
  • We keep things user-friendly

We hope that every NZXT employee internalizes and practices these values to the point where they become second nature. We expect our leaders and managers to embody and nurture these values, because when they are in full force... amazing things can happen.

NZXT is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We strive to empower connection with one another, reflect the communities we serve, and tackle meaningful projects that make a real impact.