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Home Planner

Job description

The Home Planner will assist in executing and communicating merchandise plans and strategies that support the retail, e-commerce, and wholesale business divisions. The Planner drives financial results that maximize sales, inventory and bottom line profitability.

Primary responsibilities for this role include, but not limited to the following:

  • Assist in creation of WTD, MTD, YTD and ad hoc analysis. Help to present data in weekly selling meetings and assist in developing an action plan to drive sales and limit liabilities.
  • Analyze historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities by store and classification and recommend strategies to achieve financial goals.
  • Collaborate with management to develop and communicate a comprehensive strategy that aligns future financial and product opportunities by category and class.
  • Assist in assortment building to maximize sales based on historical trends
  • Re-forecast sales and manage inventory to meet financial goals.
  • Plan stores minimum and maximum stock target by item.
  • Project end of season inventory by item and plan carryover items.
  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan, and forecast in-season sales and inventories.
  • Communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to manager and cross-functional team.
  • Purchase order placement and follow up for retail, e-commerce, and wholesale
  • Manage product SKU creation process in retail and order entry systems
  • Manage on order for accurate ex-factory and delivery by communicating with vendors and intercompany partners
  • Forecast flow of receipts by month, by store, and by class/subclass
  • Re-forecast sales and manage inventory to meet financial seasonal goals. Place orders as needed based on business needs.
  • Support retail, wholesale, and e-commerce businesses in ad-hoc buying and planning analysis
  • Manage and monitor the gross margin and understand how it affects the bottom line.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 3 years of planning and allocation experience
  • Demonstrates logical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of retail math
  • Team Oriented
  • Strong communicator, verbal and written
  • Accuracy in data reporting and entry