Allocation Analyst

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago

Job Summary
The Allocation Analyst is a key player on the TOMS Retail Team. They will need to be able to wear multiple shoes as the primary functions include: replenishment allocation and execution, daily business data-base management, POS system updates, seasonal analysis and reporting, all while working cross-functionally w/ their retail partners. Being able to adapt to a fast-paced environment w/ a high level of ambiguity is a necessity, along w/ strong Excel and PowerPoint skills. As a Allocation Analyst, excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills are a must. This position will take on variety of tasks to help drive the retail division; being a self-starter w/ excellent follow through and organization skills will lead to their success.

Essential Responsibilities

Perform Allocation operations efficiently in order to ensure sales, inventory, and service level targets are achieved.

Monitor, recap, and balance inventory levels based on store selling, trends, capacities, and needs.

Works cross functionally to execute monthly initial floor set allocations and returns.

Execute daily store replenishment across Footwear, Eyewear, Apparel, and Accessories based on sales history, trend, and other key KPIs.

Track and monitor purchase orders to ensure on-time deliveries and provide timely communication on impacts of delays/cancellations

Manage warehouse inventory levels to optimize store allocations for key sales seasons

Process purchase order entries, supply orders, pricing updates, and system admin updates.

Assist the retail management team w/ additional clerical, allocation, analysis, planning, and other duties/responsibilities as needed.

Coordinates and updates assortment plans.

Develop store specific distribution plans to ensure consistent and timely deliveries.

Ensure core styles are always in-stock.

Provide advanced notice to planner & buyer of at risk inventory to prevent product outages.

Produce and supply appropriate reports and communication to management, merchants, store operations, visual, and merchandising teams on a timely and consistent basis.

Provide seasonal reporting on a daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal basis.

Proactively initiates analysis & recaps including but not limited to: sales, inventory, style count, promotions, markdowns, size curves and store performance.

Coordinate w/ store personnel and inventory planner on assortment needs.

Work closely w/ Store Ops to ensure product and order management requirements are met.

Provide tracking metrics for new initiatives, such as new store openings & program launches.

Partner w/ global business partners to ensure consistent business measures are followed.

Requirements and Qualifications

2-3 years of retail replenishment, allocation, and analysis experience.

3 years in the footwear/apparel industry. Brand/Specialty experience a plus.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint a must.

Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks across a wide range of business.

Effectively manages projects and timelines to deliver results by critical deadlines.

Ability to synthesize and communicate data into comprehensive reports.

Self-starter w/ a high level of follow through and attention to details.

Excellent problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills.

Able to adapt quickly with changes and directions w/ high levels of ambiguity.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience

High school degree or equivalent required

BA/BS degree in business/mathematics or equivalent work experience.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint a must.

Working knowledge of SAP preferred

EEO Statement: TOMS is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ordinance.

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