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Allocation Analyst at Deckers Retail LLC

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Goleta, California





Job Description:

The Allocation Analyst is responsible for the successful execution of inventory management of North America retail stores, inclusive of Concept and Outlet channels. The Analyst will create and manage inventory plans through allocation at the SKU/store level.  The Analyst will build cross-functional partnerships with Merchandising, Operations, Field and DC counterparts to drive development and execution of store plans to deliver or exceed sale, margin and turn expectations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Pre-Season Strategy


  • Partner with Inventory Management Planner to develop store planning recommendations

  • Maintain tier and distro strategies based on store capacity and sales projections

In-Season Management


  • Support Planner with flow forecast of inventory to stores and execution of the exiting of inventory from stores (RTWs, transfers, etc.)

  • Develop pre-allocation inventory strategies that align with sales plans and meet visual needs

  • Execute allocation and automatic replenishment to retail fleet, including setup of mins, maxes, item lists and weeks of supply

  • Recap late/early stocking of product and partner with Planner to quantify impact to the business

  • Recommend sizing strategies

  • Manage Inventory and In-Stock Reporting

People Management

  • Partner and effectively communicate with cross-functional team

Education & Any Certifications Required

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Year(s) of Experience & Background Required

1-2 years of work experience, preferable in inventory management