Monday , January 30 2023

Associate Merchandise Planner – Pac Sun Jobs

Website Pacific Sunwear

Job Description:

Execute and make departmental merchandise financial recommendations and strategies that support the merchandising and financial objectives of multiple classifications for both retail stores and ecommerce.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain strategic financial plans tied to merchandising strategies for both retail stores and ecommerce
  • Make recommendations for planning sales, inventory, markdowns and margins at a department/class and/or program level
  • Pre-season topside merchandise planning at a department/class level/style-color level, as well as in-season planning adjusting forecasts to trend.
  • Responsible for recommending pre-season class plans at the price type (regular and markdown) and weekly level
  • Review analysis of business around risk and opportunities at division, class and/or program level
  • Quantify in-season risks and opportunities and making the appropriate recommendations to merchant teams and management
  • Partner with management, merchants and allocation in order to strategically move business toward increasing profit
  • Review and generate monthly Open-to-Buy forecasts & supporting action plans as well as presentation of this data to Management and Cross Functional teams

Job Requirements:

  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast in-season sales and inventories on a weekly, monthly, quarterly basis and ad hoc basis
  • Work with merchants and allocation to determine and manage exit strategies recommending items for clearance and controlling aged inventory
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Cross Functional team members; i.e., Merchandising, Allocation, Product Development, Store Operations, Visual and Finance
  • Review historical data to determine pattern for future forecasting
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in merchandising or allocation background overseeing planning at an item level within a large specialty retailer (100+ stores)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated logical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding of financial measurements including: sales, gross margin, GMROI, inventory turn, weeks of supply and how to impact them
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities; ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with peers and cross-functional teams

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Sunwear

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Anaheim, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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