Junior Planning Analyst
Company: Scrubs & Beyond, LLC
Posted on: November 16, 2023
The Jr. Planning Analyst is a supportive role in creating and
executing sales and inventory financial plans at a style and SKU
level. Specifically, the Jr. Planning Analyst will assist Manager
of Allocation & Replenishment in driving sales, optimizing
inventory, and generating profit. The role serves as the primary
support for setting up and maintaining assortments through data
management, responding to stores and vendors, and providing
analytical support to help sales and profit plans. The role is also
charged with working with cross-functional groups to gain insight
on trends and issues that would have an impact on the business.
Essential Job Duties
- Use merchandising systems to analyze key merchandising metrics
(e.g., class productivity, product trending, inventory status,
margin rate) and provide recommendations for optimization.
- Create and generate reports, analyses and scenarios to drive
inventory strategy decisions, understand trends and facilitate
planning team daily deliverables.
- Monitor basic style selling at size level and analyze
historical data and current trends to recap business.
- Provide daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and seasonal updates
on retail stores business as it relates to last forecast.
- Partner with cross-functional groups across the business to
analyze components of the business where problems/trends
- Identify, quantify, and communicate assortment opportunities;
help develop seasonal transition targets and strategies, when
- Contribute to the development of the retail stores
- Create purchase orders ensuring proper receipt flow and
- Be the point of contact for store questions regarding
- Ability to partner cross functionally.
- High attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire and build trust
resulting in effective working relationships across the
- Demonstration of innovation and initiative - always looking at
improving our products and processes while also displaying a
willingness to drive into details and help out wherever
- Complete team player
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree
- 1-2 years of experience in a retail planning or buying
- Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
- Experience analyzing large amounts of data
- Apparel & Fashion
- Full-time (Remote)
To execute the job duties of our Jr. Planning Analyst, you must be
able to perform every one of the above essential job duties.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands listed are representative of those that must
be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential
functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Physical demands: This job is primarily sedentary work,
must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 90% of the
time, occasionally move about the office, manual dexterity to
constantly operate a computer and other office equipment,
occasionally move about the office, constant close visual acuity to
view a computer screen, auditory acuity to perceive the nature of
sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction,
constant communication to exchange accurate information, must be
able to work in stressful situations.
Job descriptions are dynamic and frequently modified. Other duties
and responsibilities may be assigned at any given time as both the
business dictates and the functions of the job change.
Kindthread is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We
celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is
what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,
national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status,
pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political
affiliation, national origin, veteran status or any other status
protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we
operate. Accommodations are available for applicants with
disabilities. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with
disabilities, and others are encouraged to apply.
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