Lucky Brand Jeans New York , NY 10007
Lucky Brand is true blue American. Born and bred in Los Angeles, Lucky shipped its first pair of vintage-inspired jeans in 1990 and quickly became known as a pioneer and innovator in the world of modern denim. Synonymous with the easy Southern California lifestyle and the fearless American spirit, Lucky Brand creates great fitting, good quality, distinctively Lucky jeans and fashion that works with the American lifestyle. Our collections are carried at better department and specialty stores and over 200 of our company-owned stores across the U.S.A., as well as online at LuckyBrand.com.
Rooted in Americana, Lucky Brand is inspired by active Californian types like surfers, cowboys, artists, musicians, and photographers, as well as anyone who embodies our fun-loving, friendly vibe.
As a Wholesale Replenishment Planner, you will be responsible for the forecasting and demand planning functions in the wholesale business. Through careful analysis and implementation of various replenishment strategies, you will strive to achieve higher fill rates, increased sales, better profitability, and improved inventory turns within the replenishment business.
Create and maintain sku level demand plans for replenishment styles
Purchase replenishment inventory monthly according to latest forecast and re-project future needs.
Analyze store level information to maximize sales potential as well as research and address any store concerns.
Review historical sales trends, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate results.
Maintain model stocks and ensure successful execution of programs
Develop critical planning tools, key reports, and provide analytical support for business decision making
Participate in continuous improvement efforts of processes to ensure optimal forecasting which should result in higher customer service, reduced inventory, and reliable financial plans.
Identify replenishment opportunities and liabilities and strategically react to these changes in business trends
Analyze actual performance to the forecast and initiative appropriate corrective actions
Manage intro, exit, and maintenance strategies for replenishment product
Optimize assortment through sku rationalization and business analysis.
Monitor replenishment POs and ensure timely receipt of goods.
Responsible for various administrative reporting functions within the department.
Ideal Candidates Should Possess:
4+ years demand planning, forecasting, retail planning, or other relevant analytical roles within the industry (Wholesale experience is a must)
Bachelors degree (preferably in Merchandising, Business, Finance)
Advanced business knowledge of retail, merchandising and forecasting concepts
Ability to utilize retail math skills to analyze and drive business
Demonstrated proficiency in forecasting with an understanding of their operational and financial impacts
High proficiency in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel along with web based reporting tools
Results oriented and self motivated individual with strong sense of urgency
Must be proactive with the ability to multi task and prioritize initiatives
Robust problem solving, analytical and data management skills
Exhibits high standards and accountability, detail oriented and a person who takes pride in maintaining superior accuracy
Thrives in a dynamic environment and enthusiastic about approaching complex issues or opportunities with creative solutions
Demonstrates strong organization and commuication skills
Ability to work collaborative team environment and effectively interact with cross functional partners at various levels
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Lucky Brand is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.