Allocations Analyst

Warehouse One - The Jean Store - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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At Warehouse One, Allocations Analysts are responsible for formulating and executing allocation strategies ensuring optimal in-store inventory levels that deliver the desired sales and margin goals for the company. In partnership with the Allocations Manager, Merchandising and Planning teams, our Allocations Analysts ensure timely flow of merchandise from the Distribution Centre to stores to support the assortment strategy and in-store marketing events.

As an Allocations Analyst you will be responsible for;

  • Support in creating, managing, executing and analyzing inventory plans at the product/class/item level to maximize business opportunities
  • Allocations of goods to stores based on planned assortments for season openings
  • Overseeing and assessing inventory and making recommendations to ensure stores have the optimal level of product at all times
  • Managing replenishment allocations from the distribution centre
  • Assisting the merchandise planner throughout the planning process by conducting analysis and generating recommendations to support future purchases (for example, store rankings and size imbalances)
  • Analyzing store inventory weeks-of-supply relative to chain-wide averages to identify and correct stores with excessive stock positions or high inventory needs
  • Creating and updating store rankings seasonally and in season to support store needs and to support future planning
  • Participating in developing new store stock pile plans and executing the plan
  • Communicating regularly with the Allocations Manager to facilitate informed decision making

Warehouse One is looking for an individual who is;

  • Mathematically skilled and has experience working with retail calculations such as weeks-of-supply, sales rates, etc.
  • Analytical and has strong critical thinking skills
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft suite programs
  • A strong communicator, both verbally and in written communication
  • Organized and detail orientated, especially when working under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative and able to work as part of a team
  • Available to work forty hours per week; Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Able to represent Warehouse One’s WHO WE ARE; Friendly, Caring, Committed, Real

Do you live your life in jeans?

Want to be a part of a team that helps others look and feel good?

Submit your cover letter and resume!

WE ARE JEANS. But we’re also all the amazing items that go perfectly with jeans: casual tees, comfy hoodies, cute tops, wear everywhere jackets, and the best in jewellery and accessories to complete your look. Our mission is to offer our customers affordable, comfortable, on-trend styles in a wide range of sizes: men's and ladies' tops are available in XS-3XL, ladies’ jeans in sizes 24-36 and 14+-22+, and men's jeans in sizes 28-42. With over 120 stores across Canada, we help our customers from coast to coast look and feel good.

WORKING AT WAREHOUSE ONE. Warehouse One’s culture is a lot like the jeans we sell – comfortable, adaptable and hardworking. We want to be great at what we do, in a welcoming and friendly environment, where we can be ourselves. Our corporate office, which we call our Service Office, is a newly renovated space with lots of natural light, collaborative space, and sit/stand desks for each team member. Did we mention you can wear jeans to work?

DO YOU LIVE YOUR LIFE IN JEANS? Love helping others look and feel good too? We’re proud to offer a generous employee discount to all employees, as well as to spouses and dependent children. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefit plan that includes health, dental, and vision care, life insurance, and disability coverage, as well as an Employee Assistance Program to full time/salaried team members. We also believe in helping all employees take the next step in their career, so we’ll give you the support & resources you need to do your best work and expand your skills in the workplace. A career with Warehouse One just might be the perfect fit for you!

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Job Type: Full-time