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Planning Associate

Job title: Planning Associate
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Culver City
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 427898
Contact name: Melissa Llanes
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

The Planning Associate supports the Senior Planner, while working cross-functionally with buying and operation teams. The Planning Associate contributes to the planning and managing of inventory through analysis of product category needs.  The Planning Associate is accountable for meeting Sales Volume, Gross Profit and other KPIs on an annual basis.

 Primary Functions & Responsibilities

•    Build and execute Weekly sales reporting in collaboration with Senior Planner & Data Analyst
•    Direct inventory management in-season
•    Allocation/transfers to stores
•    Replenishment modeling
•    Reorders
•    Responsible for in-season order management, in partnership with buying team
•    Partner with Senior Planner and Retail Director to build in-stock lists to share with Sales and Marketing teams in order to promote item and product strategies
•    Partner with Senior Planner to maintain and drive category strategy and plans
•    Lead analysis and use of data to improve and quantify assortment plans
•    Proactively look for opportunities and advocate for solutions to ensure processes support business needs

Requirements
•    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
•    2+ years of buying or planning experience, specifically in a retail business environment, furniture experience a plus
•    Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office
•    Knowledge of retail math and operations
•    Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to supervisors and other employees of the company
•    Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and possess the drive to succeed within a fast-paced environment
•    Strong time management and organization skills
•    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily Apply for this job