Inventory Planning Analyst, Men's Knits - Old Navy
Old Navy makes current American fashion essentials accessible to every family. From day one, Old Navy was a revolution. We were something the world had never seen - fabulous, affordable fashion. We didn't take ourselves too seriously, and we broke the industry's rules. We said fashion didn't have to be just for rich people - it could be for everyone. We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. Today, customers can shop for their must-have fashion essentials online as well as in one of our 1,000+ stores located globally.
When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path (and a pretty awesome one at that). We believe that style and quality should be accessible to everyone and we work hard to make that possible. Truth is, in fashion, it's easy to be exclusive. It takes a lot more creativity, guts and drive to be inclusive. What we believe in today is exactly what we believed in when we started: we're on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Sound good to you?
Old Navy – a brand for everyone, a place for you.
The Inventory Analyst provides support in creating, managing, and executing sales and inventory plans from investment through allocation at the product/category/item level. The Inventory Analyst is responsible for providing to the IM teams relevant data and analysis throughout the IM lifecycle.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Financial Planning - Forecasting
- Provide data and recommendations to influence the development of department/class level plans
- Assist in the development of department/class level allocation strategies
- Execute strategies for packing, pre-packs, size balancing and inventory balancing
Plan Management - Allocation
- Support in-season management of department/class level plans including ongoing assessments and updates
- Execute initial inventory releases
- Ensure receipt accuracy to support in-season allocation strategies
- Execute in-season price strategies, store level exceptions, and new store allocations
- Forecast inbound/outbound inventory to drive in-stock and to manage DC/store payroll
Business Process Management-Supply Chain Operations
- Execute allocation and replenishment of Basics managed thru demand forecasting and vendor management tools, as required
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- Analytic Skills: Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
- Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
- Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
- Influencing & Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
- Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
- Collaboration: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners
- Possess strong organizational and time management skills
- Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- 1-2 years work experience, preferred
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