Position Detail

Inbound Planner

Location: Northbrook, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is over 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as an Inbound Planner.

The Inbound Planner will play a critical role in our continued Supply Chain growth. With a network spanning multiple Distribution and Home Delivery Centers, we are in an exciting time of transformation. This role will continue to expand our capabilities along with additional transparency, insight, and accountability of our carriers. 

  • This is a hybrid position based out of our Northbrook, IL office. This role typically works in the office 3 days each week
  • This role is an Individual Contributor position 

A day in the life as an Inbound Planner

  • Support execution of inbound shipments to DCs, ensuring accurate shipping plans and schedules, including transportation optimization, return logistics and peak season strategies
  • Interact with Field Leadership, Vendors, Loss Prevention, and transportation providers to ensure overall execution of CBH service/standards
  • Plan and communicate the truck capacity requirements and ensure an adequate supply of truck power and trailers
  • Ensure steady flow of inbound and outbound movements, resulting in the timely arrival of merchandise to DCs and maximum utilization of lowest cost carriers

What you’ll bring to the table… 

  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Strong Critical Thinking and Problem Solving skills
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to build and manage relationships as the face of Crate & Barrel to many of our external strategic partners.

We’d love to hear from you if you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Business or Industrial Engineering with 2+ years of relatable experience or Equivalent Experience


Job ID 2024-19297 Date posted 05/10/2024 Position Type Full-Time

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a diverse group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. We are proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to support eligible part time and full time associates and their families, including:

Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Job Applicant Privacy: For details about how the Company collects and uses your personal information, please see our Job Applicant Privacy & Communications Notice.

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