Ecommerce Merchandise Planner

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 17 days ago

Job SummaryThe position of Ecommerce Merchandise Planneris to provide financial and business guidance to the Ecommerce Merchandising Team to ensure sales plans are achieved. This position will own forecasting, core & seasonal buying, inventory management, Open-To-Buy (OTB) and markdown processes for each product category. The Ecommerce Merchandise Planner analyzes style and silhouette selling, making recommendations on in-season business and upcoming seasonal buys to achieve financial goals. Essential Responsibilities • Create and maintain weekly sales analysis reports • Analyze seasonal product sales at season end; share findings with business partners, i.e. Ecommerce Merchandise & Footwear Product Team • Contribute to creation, iteration and maintenance of reporting/proposal template for cross-functional review • Key Indicators of inventory, sales, markdown and lost sales analysis to be reviewed by Material ID (MID) by season • Present findings to cross-functional group on a quarterly basis, creating templates and PowerPoint presentations • Utilize hindsight to drive and influence future season with product teams and to drive 12-month forecasting by MID • Prepare and execute seasonal buys • 4 times per year creation of seasonal buys in excess of 100 MIDs. • Utilize hindsight and trend data to partner with ecom merchant on assortment planning and depth of buys • Create buys and forecasts that align to company marketing, catalog and product ideas • Ensure seasonal buys financially tie to budgets that include sales, inventory and receipt plans • Forecast carryover and core products; reviewing monthly to manage inventory needs • Monthly review of sales and inventory needs. Creation of receipt needs in coordination with demand planners • Weekly review of inventory needs and process STOs to ensure in-stock position for carryover and core MIDs • Ensure that OTB and in-stock service levels are tied to overall budget and forecast goals • Drive weekly review of MID performance metrics, recommending product drops and adds • Create, maintain and manage OTB for category area(s) of responsibility • Attend seasonal final line reviews, prepared to speak to business needs • Communicate inventory availability to Ecommerce Merchandise Team for all seasonal product launches and special partnerships • Prepare to lead special projects partnership programs, SMUs, quarterly special events • Build and develop relationships with cross-functional business partners to achieve financial results for area of responsibility and total company • Analyze business performance using SAP & BI tools Requirements & Qualifications • Advanced knowledge of retail math and full understanding of merchandise planning • Must possess excellent organizational and prioritization skills with a strong attention to detail • Must prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, timelines and demands • Strong communication skills - written and verbal, and ability to work with cross-functional teams and present to small and mid-sized stakeholder groups • The ability to apply planning logic to maximize opportunity • Advanced skills in Excel, Planning/Enterprise Planning systems a plus Education & Experience • Bachelors degree in Merchandising, Business or related field (additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree) • 2+ years of experience in planning for a multi-channel retail environment (ecommerce and/or direct-to-consumer experience preferred) TOMS is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ordinance. • Back Share • • • • • Apply Now