Location: South Bay, CA Employment Type: Temp-to-hireIndustry: Fashion retailBenefits: Full benefits (upon conversion)Environment: Creative, easy-going, casual work environmentOur client is a multi-million dollar corporation, yet they provide a friendly and innovated work environment. Located in South Bay, they are looking for someone whose skills will contribute to their business team in order to achieve divisional and departmental merchandising plans, develop and maintain optimum store inventory levels, monitor new store performance, and determine proper inventory blend to satisfy each store by gender, category, style, and size requirement. ResponsibilitiesDevelop and execute initial allocation and replenishment of product to all assigned stores detailed in the “Buy Plans.” Manage auto replenishment within published standards and proactively make adjustments based on sales trends, seasonality factors, visual merchandising strategies, and business needs. Identify and focus on “Top 20” SKUs. Target a 90% in-stock rate on those SKUs. Develop and employ “best practices” methodologies as they are discovered.Transfers – Responsible for monitoring SKU performance at the store level and recommending transfers or consolidations within published guidelines.Develop allocation parameters that take into account store capacity, demand, bulks, seasonality and product life styles.Creating weekly sales and inventory reports to identify top stores and SKUs.Maintain sample room.RequirementsStrong analytical skills.Strong problem solving skills.Ability to work in a fast paced environment.Computer proficient with knowledge of Apropos, Meta Cube, and Excel.Experience working at a corporate retail as an analyst, budget tracker, or a buyer is a BIG PLUS!!!Bachelor’s degree required.Note: No relocation, local applicant's only!
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