Inventory Planner - Intermediate

Job title: Inventory Planner - Intermediate
Contract type: Freelance
Location: San Francisco
Discipline: Retail
Remote: Yes
Reference: 406651
Contact name: Kelsey Gage
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Job Overview: 

The role of the Inventory Management team is to maximize sales, margin, and inventory optimization across all customer channels from pre-season through to in-season. This work requires strong analytical and story-telling skills, the ability to build close partnerships with other functions, and a focus on executing best in class customer experience while delivering/exceeding financial targets.

The Inventory Analyst will support in the category’s pre-and in-season planning through business recapping, in-season pricing execution, and pre-season sizing strategies while helping to create strategic pre-season alignment across functional teams, markets, and channels.



• Provide data and recommendations to influence the development of category level plans

• Manage positioning of size investments – validating buys at the size level, ensuring optimal size availability for our customer.

• Complete monthly receipt reconciliation to validate pre-season & chase investments are flowing through correctly to in-season timeframe.

• Timely support creation of business recaps on weekly and quarterly basis.

• Collaborate with merchant and inventory management teams to develop strategies to support in-season pricing that aligns with pre-season plan.

• Execute in-season pricing both promotions & markdowns.

• Support in-season management of class level plans including ongoing assessments of basic styles



• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

• 1-2 years’ work experience preferred

• Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data

• Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math

• Problem Solving: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions

• Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, aptitude to learn technical applications quickly

• Collaboration: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a diverse group of business partners

• Possess strong organizational and time management skills

• Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills


Start Time: 12:00 AM Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: United States CA Remote Remote US - CA



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