Allocation Analyst

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Employment Type: Full-Time
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Posted 4 days ago
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Job Description
• Allocation Analyst Job Locations US-MI-Rockford Brand/Group Retail Merch-Planning & Allocation Job Function Merchandising Min. Exp.(Yrs) 1 Type Full Time General Function Merrell believes nothing should get in the way of enjoying active outdoor adventures. Merrell hiking boots, trail running shoes and apparel are built on Merrell’s outdoor heritage, quality and performance. The trail is the core of our design philosophy and has continued to guide us in the development of innovative products that inspire and enable enjoyment of the outdoors.   The Allocation Analyst is responsible for the allocation of specific styles and sizes for Merrell retail stores to ensure they have the appropriate merchandise mix and inventory levels to achieve departmental goals. He/she will perform productivity analysis that will support assortment planning and ensure sales, inventory and profit are maximized. Primary Duties • Manage weekly replenishment schedules including initial merchandise setup and maintenance for Merrell Specialty and Outlet stores. • Manage store volume inventory and maintain style size models to ensure appropriate in stock management. • Effectively communicate and present analysis results that will provide direction and alter future planning decisions. • Develop and implement process improvements for sales/inventory planning and allocations efforts for Merrell Specialty and Outlet stores including; style productivity, allocation rules, product flow, RTVs, job outs, and markdowns). • Execute allocation efforts to ensure business is maximized and risk is minimized. • Continuously monitor sales trends and evaluate results of product sales. • Build strategic relationships with stores and the internal merchant team to streamline communication and drive results. • Prepares and maintains purchase orders for style setup and replenishment • Performing duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies. • Performing other duties as required/assigned by manager. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or equivalent • 1+ years of retail allocation or planning experience preferred • Must be highly organized, self motivated, have strong communication skills, and be able to work in a fast paced environment while prioritizing and achieving deadlines. • Must possess strong analytical skills and have an aptitude for working with numbers • Strong excel skills, report query and analysis a must. Experience with JDA preferred • Experience with SAP Retail, SAP AFS, and BW is strongly preferred • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, such as Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. • Previous Retail experience preferred WORKING CONDITIONSNormal office environment.   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled). Options Apply for this job onlineApply Share Refer this job to a friendRefer Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Application FAQsSoftware Powered by