Associate, Merchandising & Planning

Come see what's cookin' at HelloFresh!

At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient and exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world and we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services and we're growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people.

The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, and international, and our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Job Description:

The Associate, Merchandising & Planning will be responsible for the short and long term assortment plan for HelloFresh Market. You'll optimize for demand and supply chain efficiency to develop and maintain quarterly assortment plans, collaborating with key stakeholders as we bring these plans to life. You'll also carry out our merchandising strategy to drive higher customer engagement with our Market products. This means developing and executing a promotional calendar as well as leveraging photography and tech features to improve the menu experience. To succeed in this role, you'll need the right mix of strong analytical capabilities, genuine interest in eCommerce merchandising, and readiness to make a big impact on a fast-growing part of the business.

Key Responsibilities include ...


  • Develop and maintain short and long term merchandising calendar to drive customer engagement while minimizing supply chain risks
  • Own the digital product - leverage our photography, copy, and tech features to bring the HelloFresh Market to life on our site
  • Work cross-functionally with Brand, Culinary, and Editorial to execute promotional campaigns and new product launches by providing business context and coordinating product samples

Assortment Planning

  • Develop and maintain quarterly assortment plans and demand projections, including working with Procurement and Forecasting to ensure supply chain readiness
  • Own our weekly HF Market supply chain planning process, including collaborating with Ops Planning, Menu Planning, and Procurement teams
  • Work closely with Merchandising Buyer and other ops stakeholders through inventory challenges (stockouts, spoilage, etc.)

Tool & Process Improvement

  • Identify and execute opportunities for better decision making, including improving demand inputs to planning process
  • Develop tools and metrics to ensure SKU database and assortment health
  • Identify and analyze site metrics, customer feedback and other related data to improve assortment planning

You are...

    • Detail-oriented: You possess strong organizational skills and consistently demonstrate a methodical approach to all your work.
    • Entrepreneurial: you're able to prioritize and manage your own workflow, and you're not afraid to take on responsibility and make real business impact
    • An excellent communicator: able to communicate at all levels with clarity, poise, maturity and precision both written and verbal
    • A critical thinker: You use logic to identify opportunities, evaluate alternatives, and synthesize and present critical information to solve complex problems.
  • Collaborative: you can work with multiple stakeholders to accomplish a shared goal
  • Adaptable: you're a quick learner who thrives in fast-paced environments

At a minimum, you have...

  • At least 1 year of merchandise planning and/or supply chain planning experience
  • eCommerce and/or Retail experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting, or other relevant area of study
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Experience with Tableau, SQL, a plus

You'll get...

  • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation
  • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy
  • $0 monthly premium and other flexible health plans effective first day of employment
  • 75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh (as well as other product initiatives)   
  • Snacks, cold brew on tap & monthly catered lunches
  • Company sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups
  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company  
New York, NY 10001, US