Retail Allocations Analyst

Irvine California
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW:                                                                      
Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company-owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e- commerce channels.
The Allocations Analyst is responsible for the timely and accurate allocation to retail stores within the merchandising guidelines set forth by buying and planning departments.  This position must meet changing business needs and ensure that proper inventory levels are maintained within assigned departments/categories. This position will report to the Senior Allocations Analyst.
This role resides in the Billabong Corporate Office in Irvine, CA. and is planned to move to Huntington Beach, CA in 2019. 
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities are able to perform the essential functions.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Ensure that in-season product/store inventory levels reflect the Merchandising strategies

Responsible for determining appropriate allocation method and allocating merchandise to individual stores to achieve balanced stock and optimal sales performance

Maintain fixture fill through appropriate allocation quantities where applicable

Provide analysis identifying opportunities within stores, categories and sizes

Set-up and Maintain Basic Stock Models or Auto Replenishment where applicable

Pre-allocate receipts to better aid in time management

Weekly review of stock to sales reports and communicate issues to Buying and Senior Allocator

Provide size analysis and share findings to assist buyers in future purchases

Work with customer and warehouse on shipping and order issues

Degree in Business Administration or related field

3 years of Planning/Allocation Experience

Understands basic retail math

Significant analytical experience and computer proficiency with programs like MS Excel and allocation system

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Organization, creative problem-solving, and a continuous improvement mentality are requirements

Skilled in Excel and allocations system

“Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including:  Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans”