Full Job Description
Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.
A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.
The Apparel Business Analyst will be required to review, analyze and report on data from multiple internal and external sources. Employee will be supporting the apparel product and sales teams and must be able to communicate the results of their findings and make recommendations to management in the form of easy-to-understand reports
Essential Job Results
Interacts directly with stakeholders to gather business needs, input and output requirements and evaluate processes and procedures
Creates business workflows, timelines, process maps and summaries to document processes, procedures, and possible solutions.
Streamline the reporting process by creating smart reports measuring internal and external KPI’s for weekly, monthly, STD, YTD review by senior management.
Proactively recommend adjustments to the business based on data driven analysis to senior management.
Provide analysis that informs business decisions that drive improved performance of the apparel categories.
Create buy plans based on forecasted demand for wholesale, retail and DTC businesses. Provide recommendations based on analysis to maximize opportunities within the sales channels.
Analyze booking reports to identify opportunity and devise seasonal/annual projections by customer and category.
Work with product creation and supply chain partners to develop and execute capacity and production plans for key item categories across several factory locations.
Partner with merchandising to align seasonal line plan direction with business trends and unrealized opportunities.
Create and maintain historical references for all financial data.
Performs analyses for a wide range of requests using data in different formats and from various platforms
Other duties as assigned.
Advanced analytical capability
Advanced experience in Excel, Alteryx, Tableau, Lucid chart, and Excel.
Advanced written, communication, presentation, and organizational skills.
Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field. Equivalent experience is acceptable.
5+ years planning/analyst experience in a retail/wholesale environment
Retail buying experience a plus.
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 employee is regularly required to lift a 35 - 40lb dress form for garment evaluations.