Senior Store Planner - REMOTE

Planning and Allocation City of Industry, California


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Responsible for the creation, setup, and maintenance of store volume grades and indexes and their direct impact on assortment plans.  They are also responsible for the inventory setups and staging for new stores – as well as the inventory reductions and clearance strategies for closing stores. They are considered by cross-functional teams to be the experts in-store volume planning, store grades/indexes, new stores, closing stores, seasonal category store groups, and overall choice count development.  This position reports to the Director of Allocation.

 What You’ll Do: 

  • Through historical data analysis, revenue forecasting, and future assortment strategies the Sr. Store Planner helps to create and maintain volume grades and indexes that are used by the team when developing choice counts, store sales volume targets, and efficient inventory levels.
  • Responsible for helping to create total choice count targets from a conceptual assortment planning point of view as well as a historical year-over-year maintenance perspective,
  • Conducts seasonal analysis to determine specific store groups for seasonal category buys. (Swimwear, Cold Weather Functional, etc.) 
  • Will present store-grade revenue plans to senior-level management on a quarterly basis. This ensures alignment from top to bottom and across all teams before assortments are created. 
  • Manages inventory levels for new and remodeled stores; partners with Allocation, Visual Merchandising and Store Operations to ensure stores open with appropriate Inventory levels, Floor-set assortment and Basic items/categories as well as any seasonal/regional needs. 
  • Collaborates with Real Estate, DC, and Store Operation teams to ensure timely exchange of new store plan information. 
  • Initiates analysis of new stores; makes recommendations on store assortment strategies based on store volume, store capacity, seasonality, regional needs, and specialized assortments.
    Assists with responses to field communication; responding promptly and objectively while ensuring communication to stores is positive and supportive. 
  • Manages clearance transfer recommendations for new stores. 
  • Assist with managing inventory levels in select Clearance only locations through transfers. 
  • Develops and provides ad-hoc reporting to all levels of management and cross-functional teams as needed. 
What You’ll Need: 
  • At least 5 years of retail allocation and/or merchandise planning experience. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • Supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Strong attention to details; ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently, give honest, direct feedback and is a solid verbal and written communicator.
    Proficient in Microsoft applications, specifically Excel & Outlook. 
  • Meets deadlines, prioritize appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure. 
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Is accountable for results, approaches obstacles proactively and looks for ways to resolve problems and issues. 
  • Experience with JDA/Arthur Allocation system is a plus. 
  • Illustrates a dedication to meeting the requirements of internal and external customers, responding to all customer requests promptly and thoroughly.

What You'll Get:  

  • A culture where people are accepted and encouraged to be who they are. 
  • Competitive compensation, 401k with company matching contribution, plus potential to earn company performance-based bonuses. 
  • Comprehensive wellness package including, medical, dental, vision, FSA  
  • Generous 50% employee discount and access to employee-only sales. 
  • Support the causes you’re passionate about. We pay you up to 32 hours annually for volunteering your time in the community. 
  • Child Care Discount at participating locations. 
  • Tuition reimbursement program 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Aimed at helping employees address a variety of personal and family issues including legal financial consultations, mental health services and more. 
  • On-site gym, basketball court and car wash service. Commuter benefits. Discounts on entertainment tickets and more. 
  • Work and learn alongside industry leading executives while making huge strides in impacting the lives of women. 
  • You’ll be challenged and grow. Opportunity for upward mobility available at all levels of the organization.  

Salary range:  $83741 - $102247We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status. If you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access you can request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to [email protected]. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. Our company participates in E-Verify. If the links below do not work, please copy and paste the following URLs in a new browser window: 
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