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Demand Planning Analyst

| Greater NYC Area

WHO WE ARE

Our mission is simple: Help every dog live their best life. The Farmer’s Dog is reimagining what pet food is, how it’s made, and how it’s delivered. We recently raised the largest series B of any pet-related startup and are backed by the early investors of Warby Parker, Dollar Shave Club, Sweetgreen, and Glossier.

Our company was launched after our Co-founder, Brett’s, battle to cure the stomach issues of his Rottweiler, Jada. He quickly realized just how broken the commercial pet food industry was - even the “organic” and “natural” varieties proved to be heavily processed - and it was only when his vet recommended a fresh, home-cooked diet that Jada began to improve and was eventually cured. Through a combination of proprietary technology, and a lot of heart, our direct-to-consumer service was born.

Join The Farmer’s Dog team as we continue to figure out ways of bringing peace of mind to customers, health to their companions, and much-needed change to the way people feed and care for their pets.

Only “dream job” applicants, please. #mustlovedogs

WHAT’S THE ROLE

Our Demand Planning Analyst will help us strategize for the exciting growth of our products and brand, using historical data and growth inputs to build and maintain our forecasting model and tools. Additionally, this role will partner closely with our third party partners and the rest of our Operations team to plan future capacity needs and allocation of our production across the country. The role will require close partnership with the rest of the Operations team as well as our Growth team and our third party partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demand Planning: Build and own bottoms-up forecasting model and tools, informing decisions for our supply chain including purchase planning and product allocation
  • Capacity Planning: Partner with third party facilities to ensure there is ample capacity planned for both current-state and future-state of the business.
  • Internal Planning: Work with the Operations team to build inventory and purchasing dashboards
  • Reporting: Build and own reporting to various groups within the executive team, marketing, and operations
  • Seek to improve models and planning as the business continues to add new SKU sets, product lines, distribution nodes, and expanded delivery areas
  • Work cross-functionally with growth, marketing, operations, business intelligence, and engineering teams to ensure changes in the business flow through to the supply chain

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of experience in demand and capacity planning
  • Data-driven and analytical combined with a strong understanding of supply chain
  • Skilled in Excel and Google Sheets, using complex formulas from multiple data sets and incorporating macros
  • Experience building forecast models a plus
  • Seeks to answer unknowns; doesn’t wait for permission to ask questions.
  • Investigates all the elements of a business or project with a data-focused lens to answer questions or improve processes and accuracy; always seeking new information and insights.
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, evolving small business

PERKS & BENEFITS

  • DOGS EVERYWHERE!
  • Brand new dog-friendly office in Greenwich Village
  • Discount on TFD food for your pup!
  • Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental and Vision
  • Unlimited vacation & sick days
  • Flexible work-from-home policy
  • Team outings, coffee always brewed fresh, and a strong snack game
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Location

The Farmer's Dog is located in the heart of Williamsburg within walking distance from the L, G, J, M, and Z trains.

An Insider's view of The Farmer's Dog

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's so refreshing to be able to walk into my job knowing that I'm truly making a difference. Every person on our team believes in our product and mission, so motivation and passion comes organically. Did I mention that our office is full of dogs?

Matt

Customer Experience

What projects are you most excited about?

We are changing the way people think about pet food by delivering fresh, healthy meals for dogs in personalized meal plans. Supply chain is exciting because it's basically the key differentiating factor for how we can be the most cost efficient, really impact the consumer experience for the better, and always make sure the dogs get fed.

Sana

Head of Operations

How does the company support your career growth?

I feel a crazy opportunity to grow my career the way I want to at The Farmer's Dog. We are encouraged to take risks and are surrounded by genuine, loving, and compassionate people. The culture is supportive of both dog and human health and wellness, and I love that I get to help dogs live longer lives with my dog, Emmy, by my side.

Adrian

Growth Manager

What is your vision for the company?

The Farmer's Dog is on a mission to change the way people think about feeding their pets. Our goal is to educate & give people the tools to give their pets the healthiest diet. We believe that once the world is educated about fresh food, people will stop feeding their pets processed food and the life expectancy for the entire species will increase.

Brett

Co-Founder & Head of Community

What does your typical day look like?

As CEO, I spend my days making the hard decisions, hiring the best people, protecting the team, and making sure the company is financially sound. I also get to choose which dogs are allowed in the office (all of them).

Jonathan

Co-Founder & CEO

What are The Farmer's Dog Perks + Benefits

The Farmer's Dog Benefits Overview

Health, dental, avocado toast, puppies.

Beat that, Google.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We love partnering with rescue organizations, adoption centers, and other organizations who are as passionate about dogs and dog people as we are.
Eat lunch together
Whether we're ordering in, going out, or bringing our own, we take lunch seriously.
Group brainstorming sessions
We love a good offsite and have regular all-hands meetings led by the co-founders.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
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