Associate Merchant - Factory House

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 9 days ago

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We’re looking for people who do more than good work.
We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will.  Our goal is to Build A Great Team!  Will YOU…Protect This House?!
At Under Armour, our products have a compelling story to tell: Everything Makes you Better. The Associate Merchant, Channel will support the connection of the right products, to the right consumers, at the right time. This position will support and execute on UA’s men's apparel category in the North America outlet distribution channel. This is the largest revenue category of UA's North America business.  This teammate must exhibit exemplary data analysis, assortment management, and operational effectiveness.
Assist with development of seasonal product strategies that align to financial goals.
Partner with a team of cross functional procedure experts assigned to the same category that include a Planning partner, Allocation Analyst, and Visual Merchandising partner.
Collaborate with manager and planning partners to maximize product opportunities and mitigate risk in-season. Communicate action plans through Monthly OTB process.
Recap seasonal hindsight learnings and strategically identify opportunities for future seasons.
Assist with defining product placement strategies and seasonal marketing stories.
Actively manage assortment line lists, pricing & promotional files, and business reporting.
Manage to a Go-To-Market calendar for future seasons while balancing current season demands.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or related work experience.
2-3 years of corporate merchandising or buying experience with a vertical retailer. Apparel experince highly preferred. 
Strong analytical skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Ability to thrive in team-based settings
Ability to clearly communicate product strategies to cross-functional peers and leadership
Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment
Passion for merchandising and Under Armour

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.