Floor Space Allocator Job Description Sample
Floor Attendant I - Public Space
Whether you want to make your debut or go back on tour after a long hiatus, starting a career at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa can feel more like play than work. This expansive property is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida & features high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines. Owned & operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination boasts rock star amenities at its AAA Four Diamond rated hotel ranging from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® & Salon and VIP services galore.
Our Commitment to Service:
We don't have customers, we have Guests. Unparalleled Service isn't just a part of our mission statement at Seminole Gaming; it's a commitment to each and every one of our current & future Guests. Our staff spends their time making sure that every single one of our guests gets the rock star treatment, but the Seminole Hard Rock family also rolls out the red carpet for our employees with competitive benefits & a great work environment.
Benefits & Perks:
We offer rockin' benefits that include Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurances, 401K, Paid time off, Annual Bonus Opportunity & much more! Please visit http://www.gotoworkhappy.com/benefits to see our full list of benefits!
How we look & appear to each guest provides an important impression of our Company. Non-permitted guidelines include unnatural hair color, visibly explicit or offensive tattoos, facial tattoos, ear piercings that alter the shape and/or size of the ear, any visible body or facial piercings other than two (2) piercings per ear, facial hair longer than ½ inch in length or mustaches that extend past ¼ inch below the upper lip. Please note this list is not all-inclusive, as well as exceptions to these rules may apply for certain departments.
Under the direction of the Manager and Assistant Manager, the incumbent maintains clean and attractive public and employee areas within the facility.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
May include but are not limited to:
Must adhere to the Seminole Tribe's Policies and Procedures.
Cleans, sweeps, mops, dusts, vacuums; polishes walls, floors and fixtures within facility.
Picks up and disposes of trash.
Cleaning of slot machines on the casino floor.
Cleaning of all restrooms in all aspects (stocking, etc.)
Sets up, moves and/or installs furniture and pipe-n-drapes.
Provides quality customer service to patrons/guests and occasionally performs work with minimal supervision.
Assists other departmental personnel and performs special projects as assigned.
Knowledge of Seminole policies, procedures and operations.
Promotes positive public/employee relations at all times.
Maintains a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment within area of responsibility.
Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position requires standing and walking 100% of the time. Bending, lifting and carrying of up to 50 pounds required for moving furniture and removing refuse. Frequent reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing/pulling carts and/or equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception.
High school diploma or GED, or equivalent is preferred
Previous cleaning experience and knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals is preferred
Must possess outstanding guest service skills
Must be detail oriented
Must have high standards of cleanliness
Must conduct yourself in accordance with all Gaming Commission Regulations and Seminole Tribe of Florida and departmental policies and procedures
Duties and responsibilities are typically performed on the Casino Floor in a fast-paced, guest-smoking environment, with constant exposure to general public and excessive noise.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Employee will be frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
Required to push cleaning cart and operate vacuums
Native American Preference Policy:
The Tribal Council gives preference in all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring, training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tribe who meet the job requirements. Second preference is given to members of other federally recognized Native American Tribes who meet the job requirements.
Seminole Gaming's employment process requires candidates to obtain gaming licensure by successfully completing a background check with Seminole Gaming Compliance and Regulations, prior to beginning employment. These background checks may include, but are not limited to:
Criminal Background Check
Disclaimer While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).
Werkstudenten (M/W) Office & Floor Space Management
Gesellschaft: METRO PROPERTIESEinsatzgebiet: VerwaltungStandort: DüsseldorfVertragsart: Vollzeit/ TeilzeitPosition frei:Ab sofort
METRO PROPERTIES ist das Immobilienunternehmen der METRO AG, einem führenden internationalen Spezialisten für den Groß- und Lebensmittelhandel mit mehr als 150.000 Mitarbeitern in 35 Ländern. METRO PROPERTIES verbindet umfassende Handelskompetenz, ausgeprägte Immobilienexpertise und Umsetzungsstärke. METRO PROPERTIES ist Partner für Investitionen sowie für die Entwicklung und Betreuung moderner Groß- und Einzelhandelsstandorte. Auf nationaler und internationaler Ebene verfolgt METRO PROPERTIES ein aktives und wertsteigerndes Immobilienmanagement. An den weltweiten Standorten werden Investoren, Mietpartner und Kunden kompetent betreut. Das Unternehmen ist neben dem Headquarter in Deutschland mit Standorten in Polen und der Türkei präsent. In weiteren Ländern ist die Gesellschaft mit Regional-Managements vertreten.
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Werkstudenten (m/w) Office & Floor Space Management
Erstellung von CAD- Plänen zur Unterstützung der Büroumzüge am METRO-Campus
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Erstellung von 3D- Visualisierungen in AutoCad (ggf. 3DS Max)
Studium Innenarchitektur/ Architektur
Sicherer Umgang mit CAD Programm AutoCad Architecture
Sicherer Umgang mit PC- Standardsoftware (MS- Office, Acrobat etc.)
Gute Englischkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
Hohe Motivation und Teamfähigkeit
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SMCP North America, business unit of SMCP Group, lead the development of Parisian brands Sandro and Maje in North America. It directly operates 129 points of sales in the US and Canada, and gathers about 450 staff.
With three distinct contemporary Parisian fashion brands, SMCP is a global leading company in the accessible luxury sector. The Group operates 1,176 points of sales and its brands are present in 35 countries worldwide as of June 2016. Evelyne Chetrite and Judith Milgrom founded Sandro and Maje in Paris, in 1984 and 1998 respectively and continue to provide creative direction for the brands. Claudie Pierlot was also founded in 1984 by Madame Claudie Pierlot, and acquired by the Group in 2009.
The "Allocator" role at SMCP USA INC is responsible for the completion of daily activities that support replenishment, sales and inventory initiatives to make optimum use of the Company's inventory. S/he acts as the direct liaison to all retail channels for stock level analysis and sales support.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
ALLOCATION & STORE PLANNING
Review and execute the allocation plans based on store sales, budget and buy for all North America channels (free-standing stores, leased corners, internet, outlets)
Manage replenishment program through auto-replenishment in Storeland for more than 1000 references
Set-up store sales profiles to create models for initial allocations
Monitor and maintain store stock levels down to the size level and execute inter-store transfers/consolidations based on performance
Assist in pre-season buys preparations by defining and providing store categories, optimal stock levels and minimum buy quantities
Allocate merchandise from multiple warehouses to stores
Identify Inventory plans for renovation/new store openings
Analyze store trends, sizing opportunities and shifts in business to affect future allocations
Project and track deliveries to plan warehouse workload
Work cross-functionally with multiple teams (Merchandising, Visual, IT, Operations, Inventory Control)
REPORTING & ANALYSIS
Compile data and generate standard as well as ad hoc reporting, on a daily, weekly, monthly basis
Analyze business based on projection and trend
COMMUNICATION & SUPPORT
Receive, review and respond to store requests for merchandise, deliveries in a timely manner
Receive and respond to internal requests from marketing, visual merchandising and other departments as needed
Provide administration and other ad hoc support as needed
1 – 2 years allocation/store planning experience
Excellent written/verbal communication and diplomacy skills
Advanced Computer skills - MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Experience with Storeland, Qlikview and Scortex are preferred but not required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in an organized manner, prioritize and meet tight deadlines concurrently
Ability to read, understand, and interpret various Financial and Retail Performance Reports
Ability to work independently and be flexible.
Able to investigate and solve discrepancies.
French speaking is a plus.
Allocator - Retail
A two-billion-dollar global leader in the high performance and lifestyle footwear industry, Skechers USA, Inc. designs, develops and markets more than 3,000 styles for men, women and children. Skechers' success stems from its employees, high-quality, varied product offering, diversified domestic and international distribution channels, and targeted multi-channel marketing.
The company offers two distinct footwear categories: a lifestyle division which includes Skechers Memory Foam and the charity line BOBS from Skechers, and Skechers Performance which includes Skechers GOrun and Skechers GOwalk footwear. Through licensing agreements, the company also offers branded apparel, bags, eyewear and more.
Celebrity product endorsees for Skechers' collections include the world famous drummer Ringo Starr, multi-platinum recording artist Demi Lovato, model and actress Kelly Brook, TV personality Brooke Burke-Charvet, legendary quarterbacks Joe Montana and Joe Namath, baseball stars Pete Rose and Mariano Rivera, and The Voice winner Danielle Bradbery. In addition, elite marathon champion and Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi, elite runner Kara Goucher, and pro golfer Matt Kuchar represent the Skechers Performance Division.
The Company sells its footwear in department, specialty and independent stores, as well as through more than 1000 Company-owned Skechers retail stores and online at skechers.com. Beyond the United States, Skechers product is available in more than 120 countries and territories through an international network of subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Japan, and across Europe, as well as through joint ventures in Asia and distributors around the world.
Skechers ships product through a 1.82 million square-foot, fully automated, LEED-Gold certified distribution facility in California that serves North America. The Company also operates a 753,000-square-foot facility in Belgium that serves Europe and ships directly to the rest of the planet.
To contribute to the 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 mixes to satisfy each store by gender, category, style and size requirement.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS
Develop 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. Once recommendations are approved by a Merchandiser, responsible for keying them into the APROPOS system for download to stores.
Ensure the right balance of product within their respective gender/category.
Develop allocation parameters that take into account store capacity, demand, bulks, seasonality and product life styles.
Assume responsibility for re-works and transfers based on the "out of stock" criteria set by the planners while focusing on the quality of merchandise, not quantity. In –stock means having adequate sizes on all maintained and active codes.
Analysis – Using MicroStrategy, Garpac, Apropos, Stock Reports and Stock to Sales Reports, perform various store level analysis to anticipate the needs of business. This includes creating weekly sales and inventory reports to identify top stores and SKUs, underperforming stores and SKUs and then using solid judgment to take appropriate action and making recommendations to the Planner when needed. Create and utilize reporting tools to facilitate stock balancing transactions, as well as identifying and communicating missed product opportunities in specific store groupings.
Bulk management – Monitor "Buy Plans" to ensure that bulks are being distributed in a timely manner. Communicate any issues to the Merchandiser, who will resolve them with the Allocations department. Actively anticipate potential product constraints and direct the Merchandiser to bulk goods to protect future needs.
Maintain sample room
Other duties as assigned.
Strong analytical skills.
Strong problem solving skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Computer proficient with knowledge of Apropos, Meta Cube and Excel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree preferred but not required
- 3-5 years' footwear distribution and allocations experience required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times
The Allocator is tasked with ensuring the accurate execution of merchandise allocation and supporting the A'GACI Distribution Center with daily production goals while balancing store inventory expectations.
Allocate receipts to new and existing stores based on inventory plans at the department and classification level.
Responsible for managing system parameters to determine the appropriate allocation method for maximizing sales and inventory turnover.
Partner with Planning team to develop and utilize seasonal selling by classification, region and climate via consolidations & analysis.
Generate and maintain weekly reports to analyze performance, inventory levels and distribution methods at the store level.
Review assortment plans to the class level using store grades and performance groupings; Partner with buyer to ensure proper sku level buys being executed.
Analyze and Identify current sales trends based on store performance; review store inventory plans by dept/class to effectively balance distributions.
Work with the Buyers and Planners to achieve class merchandise goals.
Associate or Bachelor's Degree preferred
Oracle Experience preferred
2 - 3 years of related corporate merchandise allocation experience
Strong communication and presentation skills
Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel; knowledge of retail software inventory systems preferred
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail for opportunities to maximize business
Ability to readily grasp numerical concepts and interpret system information accurately
Allocator -Store Planning, Temporary
As the country's oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values for nearly two centuries. We believe these are the reasons why our customers consider us to be far more than a store. Brooks Brothers has been an American icon since 1818. In 1915 our present ten-story flagship store opened at 346 Madison Avenue near New York's most prominent social organizations, including the Harvard and Yale Clubs and the New York Yacht Club. Almost 100 years later we continue to dress ladies and gentleman of all generations and cultivate long term relationships with our loyal clients. Our stores represent our respect for our heritage and vision to be the premiere lifestyle destination. We continually strive to make this a great place to work with a strong emphasis on career development and associate satisfaction. We are consistently devoted to championing both our people and the Brooks Brothers Brand.
The diversity of our operations has recently created an opportunity for a Temporary Allocator-Store Planning, located in our New York offices. As an Allocator- Store Planning in this temporary, 3 month assignment , you will be support the execution of product allocation strategies that generate high sales, profit and inventory turnover. The Planning team is accountable for the development, coordination, and review of the product assortment by door as well as the allocation and inventory management of each product category
Drives the execution of product allocation, inventory management and price optimization in collaboration with the Planning Manager
Identifies opportunities and executes strategies to increase sales, margin, and turn to meet or exceed plan
Identifies opportunities to maximize product sell through and Margin performance
Analyze store performance in season, monitors demand, and adjusts allocations to establish inventory levels that drive sales and maximize profitability
Conduct location analysis by region, climate and volume group to identify sales opportunities; react with appropriate allocation or pricing recommendations and actions to drive sales and margin
Adjust location assortments (both breadth and depth) based on store performance results and Planning Manager input
Develop analysis to understand all significant variances to plan and develop action plan to get store on plan
Manage through complex and detailed data
1-2 years experience in allocation, retail planning or buying
Bachelors degree (preferably in Merchandising, Business, Finance)
Readily grasps numerical concepts and understands basic financial information
Ability to utilize retail math skills to analyze results
Excel skills are necessary
Some knowledge of retail concepts preferred
Familiarity with PC based retail applications such as JDA Allocation preferred
Brooks Brothers is proud to offer our Associates competitive compensation, a fulfilling work environment, unique and special benefits and a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional development.
We invite you to submit your cover letter and resume for immediate consideration.
The Talent Acquisition Team of Brooks Brothers
It is the policy of Brooks Brothers to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or other protected class status.
Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we're committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold globally in over 75 countries through more than 1,900 points of sale. For more about TUMI, visit www.TUMI.com.
Our standards are exceptional, and we stand by everything we do.
We treat our products, people and clientele with the total dedication they deserve.
When it comes to forward thinking, we are foremost.
We are all Global Citizens and look to contribute to a global community.
Each of us is empowered to create personal and collective progress.
The Retail Allocator has the responsibility to work with the Allocation Manager to oversee all aspects of inventory levels and pricing in all Tumi Retail Full Price stores, both in the U.S.
Run daily retail store replenishment orders for both US Full Price stores. Adjust order quantities as needed.
Conduct daily/weekly inventory review through data pulls to analyze trends, monitor new launch sales, and develop immediate action plan to support the business.
Conduct regular model review at the sku/store level to maintain appropriate inventory levels according to turn and sales objectives. As needed, review stock in stores and coordinate rebalance of inventories.
Analyze prior sale results to strategically plan merchandise support for events and sale periods in full price and outlet stores.
Using comparable stores, plan opening levels for new locations, execute orders and track to ensure maximum fill rate. Determine rebalance needs and execute prior to opening.
Participate in regular local store visits.
Do write-up for weekly store newsletter to communicate new launches and communicate inventory out-of-stocks to stores.
Load all price changes, including end-of-season markdowns and monthly and occostional promotional changes in full price stores stores. Review new product to ensure accurate pricing prior to launch.
Attend meetings which include Weekly Product Performance Review and department staff meetings.
Additional projects as needed including report development and system testing.
Strong analytical, financial planning, and problem solving skills, Strong retail math skills.
Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
Strong technical aptitude, including advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and ability to quickly master new applications and systems.
Exceptional quantitative analytical skills, but also the ability to make qualitative assessments of past performance, current issues, and expected trends.
Team oriented individual; with initiative and capability to work independently .
Ability to work in a dynamic environment, managing multiple work/projects with tight deadlines.
Pro-active with a mind set at anticipating and troubleshooting problems.
TUMI encourages individual growth in pursuit of achieving corporate goals. Your commitment to the team will be recognized through competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits programs.
TUMI is an equal opportunity employer.
The Allocator is the front line of the Allocation department, tasked with ensuring the accurate execution of allocation (e.g., assortment and non sell) strategies. The Allocator is responsible for supporting DC daily production goals and turn time expectations with manual allocations across the Ross and dd's chains. The Allocator utilizes standardized guidelines, tools and special direction provided by Assortment Analysts to optimize the store level assortments and the achievement of store inventory plans. The Allocator is responsible for identifying post-receipt size and depth imbalances and determining appropriate adjustments to Min/Max criteria.
The Allocator is responsible for achieving daily Non Sell targets through effective auto release scheduling and manual allocation. The Allocator must have a general understanding of standard assortment strategies and chain nuances to identify when inaccurate and/or omitted information (e.g., data collect level, min/max, etc.) in an allocation will result in an incorrect execution. In those instances, the Allocator will escalate the situation to the appropriate team by communicating specific, accurate, and actionable comments through the worklist. For urgent issues, the Allocator will escalate the issue by email through the appropriate channels to ensure timely resolution.
Execute Manual Flow and Non Sell Allocations utilizing tools and directions provided by Assortment Management Team
Execute Auto Scheduling of Non Sell Allocations as directed by the Non Sell Analyst and/or Non Sell Manager
Execute Seasonal Strategies utilizing tools and directions provided by Assortment Management Team
Execute New Store Builds utilizing tools and directions provided by Assortment Management Team
Execute Specialized Allocations (i.e. unique directional strategy discussed with the Merchant) as directed by the Assortment Analyst and/or Manager, Assortment Management
Problem Identification and Resolution
Identify post-receipt size and/or depth issues and determine appropriate adjustments to Min/Max criteria
Use understanding of standard assortment strategies and nuances of chains (e.g., Ross and dd's) to identify errors or missing information needed to execute batches
Update worklist with specific, accurate, and actionable notes to direct Assortment Management, Allocation Operations, and/or Non Sell Management teams to resolve issues (e.g., omitted information, etc.)
Escalate urgent errors or requests for clarification to the appropriate business partner (e.g., Production Manager, Assortment Management team, etc.) via email
Support Business Needs
- Additional tasks as needed
Analysis & Judgment
- Ability to make decisions, work with numbers, and detect errors
- Ability to express and comprehend verbal and written information
Drive for Results
- Characteristic of being organized and deliberate
- Knowledge of business processes, org structure, and market/business trends
Interpersonal and Team Effectiveness
- Ability to deal with difficult relationships
- Ability to improve customer service and respond to customer requests
- Ability to adapt to changes and support change
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Associates Degree preferred
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.
Inventory Allocator - Refrigerated
You will be responsible for managing the distribution of merchandise to support company plan. Extremely "hands-on" inventory allocator that can make quick decisions, manage key warehouse and planning relationships and provide inventory information for their department(s) of responsibility. Responsible for assisting the Planning Team in ensuring proper product inventories at all stores to facilitate optimum code life and turns according to G.O.I. standards. Recommends and executes changes as needed to ensure profitability and productivity.
Maximize sales potential by performing the following duties:
Understand and execute appropriate distribution of products to stores in an effort to maximize store turns and profitability
Implement through allocation, the company's "Treasure Hunt" philosophy and merchandise assortment strategy through effective execution of product allocation to stores
Analyze store-level data to identify chain/region/store level trends and recommend/implement changes and action as appropriate
Execute category/sub-class trends regionally and identify specific merchandise needs through knowledge of regional and climatic characteristics
Execute seasonal distributions utilizing distribution system functionality and direction provided by planning & purchasing teams
Execute specialized Ad distributions based on projections provided by purchasing/planning teams
Responsible for managing those items approaching expiration in the warehouse
Responsible for managing items on the Aged report (slower moving items – identify and collaborate with the team, action as appropriate)
Responsible for building, in partnership with the set crew, an appropriate inventory mixes to support new store openings
Manage store distribution groups based on location, volume, size, demographics and sales trends
Execute and communicate the initial distribution of all large buys
Own cross-functional communication regarding product sales, inventory position, and distributions for all stores.
Build, develop, and maintain effective and productive working relationships with a cross-functional team (District Sales Managers, Planning Department, Purchasing Department, Stores, Distribution Center, etc.)
Participate in cross-functional meetings, contributing to distribution strategies
Review MTO items in-stock position with planners/buyers – weekly
Demonstrate logical analysis and problem-solving skills through organization and prioritization.
Demonstrate superior listening, written, and oral communication skills.
Present analytics and reports to various levels of management
Assists buyers with updates on potential inventory or code date issues on all products
Execute profitable entrance and exit strategies as determined by planning, with merchandising for new, seasonal and replacement programs
Visit stores and warehouses as necessary
Perform other duties as assigned
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and/or a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; can successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Thorough knowledge of the retail food preferred
Ability to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; Can make solid decisions quickly based on limited information
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Proficient in MS Office applications, including intermediate to advanced level in Excel preferred
Strong communication skills, customer service, organization and attention to detail
Ability to work independently, as well as with a team
Concern for achieving positive outcomes and growing the business; willing to get involved in all aspects of the process
Possesses the "roll-up-your-sleeves" attitude needed to be successful in a flat organization
Passionate about what they do and the processes within their area
Ability to write and present information effectively to purchasing and planning departments
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with all company personnel
Familiarity with distribution center operations
Ability to be creative, resourceful and take ownership of the category assigned to.
More about Grocery Outlet and the exciting future ahead!
Grocery Outlet (www.groceryoutlet.com) is the leading extreme value retailer in the United States, serving bargain-seeking customers since 1946. The Grocery Outlet Bargain Market brand currently includes over 280 + independently operated stores in California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Pennsylvania. Privately held, Grocery Outlet generates annual revenues exceeding $2 Billion and employs ~1000 people across the US. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Grocery Outlet has been family operated for almost 70 years and has a rich history of putting customers and employees first.
Grocery Outlet is pursuing an aggressive expansion strategy in all six states we operate with an overall growth goal of 350 stores by 2019. We are actively pursuing various other new markets with a vision of a potentially nationwide scope in the near future. Our growth is powered in part by Hellman & Friedman, a private equity firm that acquired Grocery Outlet in September 2014. With the powerful synergy between them and our corporate team, we provide above-and-beyond support to our owner-operator network of stores while maintaining an unparalleled reputation in the supplier community as a company that can move inventories and delivers prompt,on-time payment. We are the first call for many suppliers who know that if they have overstocked items, they can quickly turn them into cash with us.
About the Planning team:
The members of our Planning team are analytical in nature, innovative, resourceful and creative. We value individuals who have an opinion, think outside the box and who constantly push the status quo to deliver the very best service to our buying team and store operators. Our team is proactive and will always need to have a sense of urgency in what is a very fast paced environment. An ideal addition to our team is someone who possesses a positive attitude with a contagious energy which motivates not only those within their team, but also their cross functional partners – all while striving to maximize profitability and productivity within their department(s).
Merchandise Allocator (Bcbg Brands)
Work in concert with the Retail Buying and Planning Teams to achieve agreed upon divisional and departmental merchandise plans
Execute and maintain plan store inventory levels to maximize sales, gross margin and inventory turnover within assigned merchandise area
Assist Sr. Merchandise Allocator to monitor new store performance to determine proper inventory mix (in terms of classifications, price points, fabrication, etc) and set optimum stock levels (factoring in peaks and valleys of the store) within assigned merchandise area
Develop and execute initial allocation and timely replenishment of merchandise
Work closely with Warehouse Team, Buying Team and Sr. Merchandise Allocator to ensure timely and accurate receiving of merchandise and thereby facilitate store allocations and/or replenishment
Monitor outstanding pick tickets to facilitate shipments to the stores
Liason with Sr. Merchandise Allocator and IS to ensure data integrity for the retail stores
Master all computer systems
Perform all system markdown and purchase order authorization in concert with IS
Foster a strong professional working relationship with all cross-functional departments
Actively participate in all departmental meetings by sharing pertinent business information and fostering innovation and cooperation among all team members
Work in concert with Sr. Merchandise Allocator and Inventory Control to resolve any store inventory issues
Become the champion for unit inventory accuracy
Conduct Warehouse walk-thrus at least three times per week
Conduct periodic store visits
Skills and Requirements
Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
Flexible and adaptable to changing environment
1 year of Merchandise Allocation experience within a Specialty Retailer
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or Math
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High level computer literacy of Merchandise Planning systems and Excel
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