Holland America Line

Inventory Planning & Management Analyst - Hybrid or Remote

Job ID 3943 Date posted 06/23/2022 City Seattle State WA Country United States Job Type Full Time

Job Description

Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn and P&O Cruises Australia, united as Holland America Group, offering world-renown vacations at sea to travelers around the globe, are building a dynamic, unified organization to serve its highly experienced teams in both our corporate offices and on board our ships.

We’re looking for an amazing supply chain professional to fill this role. This position can be Hybrid or Remote and is based in our Seattle office.  You’ll be responsible for the execution of inventory management strategies and demand planning strategies and assists in the efforts to further develop and improve upon the Holland America Group’s demand planning and inventory management capabilities.

Here’s a summary of what Holland America Group is looking for in its Analyst, Inventory Planning & Management. Is this you?


  • Execute demand planning models and procedures for existing products within assigned portfolio to meet organizational goals and objectives. Perform warehouse PO and replenishment order processes end-to-end timely, accurately and in accordance with policies and procedures. Assist in implementing new systems/models/policies/procedures.
  • Develop demand forecasts based on historical consumption patterns, market trends and future business requirements. Provide support in developing seasonal demand forecasts and anticipate customers reactions to promotions and discounts.
  • Coordinate internally and with Procurement and Expediting to ensure warehouse inventory is linked and activated to relevant markets and stays up to date. Coordinate with Inventory Specialist and Demand Planning Specialist to ensure storage is assigned correctly in the system for all warehouses. Identify opportunities for process improvements, and supports major projects related to inventory management.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for Expediting, Procurement and other internal stakeholders regarding inquiries related to replenishment orders, ETAs, inventory levels, etc. Tracks POs, and maintains up-to-date backorder list.
  • Conducts and resolves AP holds, approvals, coding and accounting inquiries timely and in accordance with Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintains updated reports and files such as on-hand inventory level, usage/consumption data, PCD actuals, itineraries, etc. in shared data repository. Conducts analysis based on business needs and upon request.


  • Bachelor's degree within Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing, or related field.
  • CPIM (ASCM), CSCP (ASCM), DDP (DDI), Lean, Six Sigma certifications preferred
  • 2 years of professional experience within a relevant field (demand planning).
  • 3+ years of professional demand planning experience within the hospitality industry
  • Experience with and understanding of MRP and inventory management.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience using Tableau and/or Power BI
  • Strong analytical capabilities.
  • Experience with, and understanding of DDMRP
  • Basic SQL skills preferred
  • Demonstrated strong initiative & accountability
  • Participated in major projects, and/or process transformations.
  • Developing and implementing new models/processes/policies within a large organization


  • Cruise and Travel Privileges for You and Your Family
  • Health Benefits
  • Flex Friday
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training& Professional Development
  • Rewards & Incentives
  • Tuition & Professional Certification Reimbursement

Our Culture… Stronger Together:

Our highest responsibility and top priority is compliance, environmental protection and the health, safety and well-being of our guests, the people in the communities we touch and serve, and our shipboard and shoreside employees.  Please visit our site to learn more about our Culture Essentials, Corporate Vision Statement and our Core Values at:  https://www.hollandamerica.com/en_US/our-company/mission-values.html

Holland America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Holland America will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process, upon your request, as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact recruiting@hollandamericagroup.com


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