Women's Merchandise Planner

Stitch Fix San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Merchandise Planner will be responsible for developing, executing and maintaining merchandise plans for one or more high growth departments within the Stitch Fix Women's division. You will report to the Planning Manager and have exposure to our Chief Merchandising Officer as well as other senior level cross-functional partners. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starting, sharply analytical problem-solver with proven planning acumen and the ability to adapt to the Stitch Fix business model.

YOU'RE EXCITED ABOUT THIS POSITION BECAUSE YOU WILL:

  • Ensure the success of one or more departments by meeting or exceeding plans for sales volume, inventory turnover and gross margin

  • Create pre-season plans and in-season forecasts for multiple product departments

  • Manage and maintain rolling operating financial forecast (OTB) in collaboration with buyers to optimize business performance

  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast in-season sales and inventories on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis

  • Forecast receipt flow to ensure optimal inventory levels that balance liability and opportunity

  • Collaborate with Merchandising in seasonal line planning process

  • Assess and evaluate inventory risks and opportunities in a high-growth environment

  • Responsible for in-season scenario planning as well as actionable recommendations to address business needs

  • Form strong working relationships with the Boys Buying team and overall Kids Buying department

  • Partner closely with Kids Product Development team to provide financial guidance on Exclusive Brands product

  • Participate as a valued partner with Allocation, Visual Merchandising, Operations, Engineering and Analytics team

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis based on historical performance, product attributes and customer attributes

  • Ensure appropriate coverage and inventory levels in basic and seasonal basic SKUs

WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT YOU BECAUSE:

  • You have a college degree (preferably a BS in a business-related field) with 3-5 years of prior retail planning and e-commerce experience

  • You are extremely proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills

  • You have strong planning and organizational skills

  • You are experienced in tops-down, bottoms-up planning

  • You are comfortable and confident making decisions and recommendations grounded in data

  • You are able to thrive in a fast-paced environment that embraces change

  • You have a bias towards action, results-focused and detail oriented

  • You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • You have a solid understanding of retail math, merchandising financials and profitability KPIs

WHY YOU'LL LOVE WORKING AT STITCH FIX:

  • We are a group of bright, kind and goal oriented people. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!

  • We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation

  • We are a technologically and data-driven business

  • We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of "Transforming the way people find what they love"

  • We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things

  • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative

  • We are challenged, developed and have meaningful impact

  • We take what we do seriously. We don't take ourselves seriously

  • We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas

  • We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits

  • You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day

ABOUT STITCH FIX

Stitch Fix is redefining retail shopping using a unique blend of art and science to deliver a deeply personalized service to our customers. This novel juxtapositionat once analytic and artistic, technical and adventurousattracts an extraordinary collection of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. Our diverse workforce has catalyzed enormous company growth over the past three years in terms of customer satisfaction and service efficacy. We'd love for you to help us carry on the trend.


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Women's Merchandise Planner

Stitch Fix