Allocation Analyst

Planning and Allocation City of Industry, California


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Work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19

Join the fastest growing plus-size retailer in the nation! Torrid is looking for an Allocation Analyst. In this role, you'll manage inventory levels for assigned merchandise categories, ensuring stores have the optimal amount of product at all times. Reports to Manager of Allocation.

What You'll Do: 
  • Allocates merchandise to stores and manages backstock inventory levels by evaluating various factors including, but not limited to, store volume groups, regional differences, and product category differences in order to build store inventory targets that achieve maximum store sales and gross margin.
  • Analyses in-stock position for company defined basic items, developing store model stock quantities by style by size by store. Communicates reorder needs by DC and by size to Planning & Merchant teams regularly.
  • Analyses of business trends, including but not limited to, category performance, regional performance, and size selling.
  • Develops allocation strategies to support the flow of inventory during peak periods and to support stores that have unique events, space constraints, and other factors.
  • Partners with Manager and Planning team to determine monthly allocation strategies.
  • Validates buys for the Merchant and Planning team; splitting order quantities by size and by distribution center.
  • Support Merchant and Planning team in developing store groups for test buys and helping analyze test results.
  • Supports Web Merchant and Planning team, providing size breaks for web-specific orders and reorders.
What You'll Need:
  • Associates Degree preferably in Mathematics, Economics or Statistics.
  • Prior experience in retail allocation experience a plus.
  • Basic understanding/knowledge of retail math.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications, specifically Excel & Outlook.
  • Illustrates a dedication to meeting the requirements of internal and external customers, responding to all customer requests promptly and thoroughly.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to work in a team environment, give honest, direct feedback and is a solid verbal and written communicator.
What You'll Get: 
  • A culture where people are accepted and encouraged to be who they are.
  • Our open floor plan allows for a creative, collaborative and fun environment.
  • Competitive compensation, 401k with company matching contribution, plus potential to earn company performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive wellness package including, medical, dental, vision, FSA and on-site, chiropractic and massage therapy services as well as fitness and yoga classes.
  • 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 cell phones, and computer purchases, entertainment tickets and more.
  • Pet insurance for your fur babies.
  • 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. 

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