Eddie Bauer

  • Associate Planner

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Job ID
    2019-14217
    Category
    Planning/Allocation
  • Overview

    Through effective and timely pre-season and in-season management of assigned categories, the Associate Merchandise Planner supports the planning teams in the development and execution of merchandise financial plans to achieve financial targets and maximize business results.

    Responsibilities

    • Supporting the execution of seasonal financial plans to meet or exceed financial objectives for sales, margin and inventory
    • Working with Merchandising teams to support quarterly buy plans
    • Supporting in-season processes to maximize financial outcomes for the season, including repositioning of pricing and the Open to Buy process
    • Supporting in the execution of monthly reforecasting at the style / color level; identifying and making recommendations to address under or over stock positions
    • Generating reports for and actively participating in key business meetings to support the strategy to drive business results in your assigned categories
    • Executing promotional and clearance pricing to optimize results 
    • Analyzing current business and historical results to identify risks and opportunities
    • Continually building effective cross-functional relationships to help influence business decisions

    Qualifications

    • 1-2 years in a category planning/analysis, or inventory management role; retail preferred
    • Demonstrated experience identifying problems/opportunities and providing solutions
    • Ability to think critically and independently
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Solid Excel skills
    • Bachelor’s degree or related planning experience

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