Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com.
A merchandise allocator is responsible for analyzing merchandise sales and planning store inventory by utilizing targets. Allocators will work with the Store Planner and Buying team to ensure we have the proper flow of product to maximize sales and profitability.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS
Manage styles from initial allocation through end of life cycle, including replenishment and consolidation of goods to other stores or channels.
Ship to open-to-ship targets within +/-5% by store, following the weekly priority list and weekly targets.
Manage overall store inventory levels based on store capacity, attributes, seasonality and selling curves. Monitor flow of initial assortments as well as replenishment to stores by category
Utilize weekly Top 24 to review and adjust models using model matrix. Model adjustments over 20% require management approval. A recap of all model adjustments is due each week.
Ensure strong stock position by store on core, seasonal and new styles. Partner with the Buying/ Planning team to maximize sales and profit
Establish strong relationships with buying/planning team in order to better understand merchandising strategies and needs of the business.
Strong aptitude with numbers
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize and meet deadlines
Excels in a team environment and in developing strong interpersonal relationships, while maintaining an individual determination to accomplish goals
Driven to excel and succeed, taking full ownership of his or her success
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Computer proficient with Advanced computer skills in Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc).
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.