Wholesale Allocator

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION Levi Strauss & Co. is looking for a Wholesale Allocator based in our European Headquarter in Diegem, Belgium. The Wholesale Allocator will act as a trusted member of the Wholesale Merchandise Planning team to support brand/category E2E strategy and vision. He/she is responsible for executing product initial allocations to the store level and managing in season replenishment according to store needs and stock capacities. This role integrates a team of 4 Planners and 2 Allocators and will work closely with Sales partners and Inventory Management/Order management partners to optimize Sell-out opportunities and minimize risk on inventories in store and across Distribution Centers. Key Responsibilities: • Translate seasonal buy plan into effective orders to stores • Update weekly allocation parameters to optimize store/door sell through via automated replenishment system • Apply specific parameters for stock build up for upcoming peak periods/lower trading periods in alignment with in season trading strategy • Review and analyze the order files and ensure maximized on time and complete order conversion (pre-shipments, force allocation etc.) in line with store capacities • Review orders blocked for exceptions (system rejections, delivery blocks, credit blocks, backorders.), take actions to maximize conversion • Analyze outcome of replenishment orders to ensure accurate shipments to store and minimize workload in store/business impact in case of IT issues generating incorrect orders • Build store opening orders for new stores • Report analysis of orders and fill rate; provide ad hoc reporting needs as required • Visit Wholesale stores and Customers to gather market intelligence and reflect key take outs in replenishment strategy Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Retail Management and Business Administration • 1-2 years in a corporate environment is an asset; apparel industry preferred. Stock Management experience preferred. • Technical proficiency with computer software tools and ability to learn new ones quickly • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel • Strong analytical/problem solving capabilities including the ability to quickly identify and communicate implications from consumer, internal and marketplace information • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously • Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • English & French fluent, written and spoken • Strong listening and interpersonal skills with focus on collaborative teamwork • Proven ability to work with diverse teams Travel: ~5-10% What we offer: • A great opportunity to work for the world’s number one denim brand • A diverse, international environment of smart, inspiring people • A fun, creative, modern casual dress culture LOCATIONZaventem, BelgiumFULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time