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MERCHANDISE PLANNER ANALYST

Atlanta, GA 30308
JobTitle: MERCHANDISE PLANNER ANALYST
Job ID: 360096_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Merchandising
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE:

The Merchandise Planner Analyst works with a Senior Merchant/Merchant to execute the merchandising strategy for their respective Class or Classes of business. Specifically, the Merchandise Planner will assist their (Senior) Merchant in driving sales, optimizing inventory, and generating profit. The role serves as the Merchant's primary support for setting up and maintaining assortments through data management, responding to stores and vendors, and providing analytical support to help the Merchant achieve their sales and profit plans. The role is also charged with working with cross-functional groups to gain insight on trends and issues that would have an impact on the Merchant's category of business.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • 40% - Manages all product information for assigned merchandising category; works with suppliers to onboard new products and relays product information to the field. 
  • 20% - Uses merchandising systems to analyze key merchandising metrics (e.g., class productivity, product trending, inventory status, margin rate) and provides recommendations for optimization. 
  • 10% - Partners with cross-functional groups across the business to analyze components of the business where problems/trends exist. 
  • 10% - Works on behalf of merchant to identify, quantify, and communicate assortment opportunities; helps develop seasonal transition targets and strategies, if applicable. 
  • 10% - Performs various administrative and tactical duties for merchandising category. 
  • 5% - Supports the merchant during the business review and product line review processes; works with key support functions to assist the merchant in preparing for negotiations; analyzes vendor profitability. 
  • 5% - Works on various product tests within respective category, including inventory monitoring, in-store execution, visual merchandising, and analyzing results
    NATURE AND SCOPE:

    This position reports directly to a Merchant/Sr Merchant 
    This position has no direct reports

    ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Environment:  Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

    Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

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Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-10-02

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