Fashion

Fulltime
05-15-2017
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Job# 23595 BH# 321747
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Inventory Manager

Leading Accessories Brand located in Arizona is currently looking for an Inventory Manager to join their team!

PURPOSE

To manage inventory to achieve increased profitability (both gross & net). Develop, execute and track vendor & store compliance to stock management 


KEY RESULT AREAS

This position will be assessed by the development and maintenance of:
_ Inventory management execution (Promotional, Clearance, Refill, SOO, Stock Allocation) 
_ Developing department gridding and store stock quantities 
_ Compliance to Vendor trading terms 
_ Audit data management 
_ Managing Vendor returns 

POSITION SUMMARY: 
This position is a vital member of the buying team will report directly to the Director of Merchandise and will require diligence, excellent organizational and communication skills, and a strong attention to detail. This position calls for an understanding of the retail buying process and the ability to analyze sales information to problem solve. 

This candidate must have a proven track record of inventory management in a retail environment with significant knowledge of the sports licensing merchandise industry (headwear specific experience would be favourable). 


KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE / RESPONIBILITES 
• Develop Department/Category/Style gridding 
• Execute transfers to align with set gridding 
• Allocate refill stock to maximize sell through 
• Execute exit strategies 
• Communicate with stores and monitor/manage/maintain both store and vendor compliance 
• Manage/Maintain On Order (SOO) report 
• Execute Vendor returns/recalls 
• Assist in Audit data management 


REQUIREMENTS
• 2 years experience in Buying and/or inventory management role 
• Organized and detail orientated 
• Strong communication skills, especially written. 
• Experience and understanding of an inventory driven business 
• Experience with TEAMWORK ERP system is a plus