Merchandise Planning Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Our client is looking for a Merchandise Planning Manager to join their growing team! This role will work closely with Product Development, Marketing and Sales to build a detailed business analysis of categories and brands to reach goals. Responsible for open to buy forecasting and replenishment. And to make sure inventory is stocked along with addressing any overstock inventory.

Some of the Responsibilities
  • Oversee and provide mentoring to Merchandise Planners
  • Prepare and evaluate forecasts by reviewing sales trends
  • Analyze demand
  • Proactively identify risks and opportunities by subcategories and categories.
  • Work with Open To Buy tool.
  • Collaborate with PD and Sales to gain knowledge on what drives sales forecast.
  • Work with the marketing department on web promotions opportunities.
  • Partner with the Ecommerce, Catalog, KA teams to identify/support areas of assortment opportunities.
  • Prepare forecast for demand planning and replenishment using past sales trends


Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Knowledge and experience with retail and import buying.
  • 5-10 years' experience in merchandising, or inventory management
  • Experience in retail planning, procurement and inventory management
  • Knowledge of CCOI/BV/Illume products and trends.


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