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Job Title
MERCHANDISE PLANNER
Location
City of Industry, California
Country
United States
Region
Southern California
Position type
Permanent
Category
Retail
Job Function
Merchandiser
Planning / Allocations
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

MERCHANDISE PLANNER

 

Description

We are looking for a Merchandise Planner to join our growing brand! In this role you'll plan and analyze assigned merchandise categories along with   Communicating hit, misses and go-forward strategies.  

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Develops pre-season top-down/bottom-up level plans for sales, inventory, markdowns and margin in partnership with the Sr Planning Manager and Merchants.
  • Develops assortment plans that tie back to the monthly receipt targets.
  • Partners with the Manager and the Allocation Team to determine monthly allocation strategies.
  • Initiates analysis of business trends, including but not limited to, category performance, regional, selling, and size selling.
  • Conducts in-season reforecast of category unit plans/dollar plans, focusing on future opportunities as well as minimizing sales/inventory risks.
  • Manages the Open to Buy with the Manager and the Buyer.
  • Communicates over-/under-bought situations and provides recommendations for resolution.
  • Recommends test strategies based on current category performance and initiates analysis.
  • Performs other job duties as needed.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 2-4 years of merchandise planning experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; proficient with MS Excel and merchandise planning system.
  • Illustrates a dedication to meeting requirements of internal and external customers, responding to all customer requests promptly and thoroughly.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to work in a team environment, give honest, direct feedback and is a solid verbal and written communicator.
  • Meets deadlines, prioritizes appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure.
  • Is accountable for results, approaches obstacles proactively and looks for ways to resolve problems and issues.

WHAT YOU'LL GET

  • A collaborative environment without the red tape. Our open floor plan and strict “No Assistants Necessary” policy mean everyone from our receptionists to our CEO are just a few footsteps away!
  • A competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401k and paid time off. Our benefits packages are designed to be flexible to fit your needs with optional coverage for family members – including pets!
  • Generous employee discount, access to employee-only sales, on-site café, masseuse, gym, basketball court, and more.
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