Job ID: 13599
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: Aug 17, 2023
The Merchandise Planner leads the financial and inventory strategy for a category or set of subcategories, in collaboration with the category managers, across all channels and brands. The Planner ensures that item level forecasts and supply strategies drive sales, margin and turn to meet financial goals. The Planner manages an inventory analyst and builds entry level talent to become future leaders. They will be a student of their business looking to maximize opportunities, manage product life cycle in conjunction with merchants to avoid aging and liable product. They will ensure best in class in-stocks online and in store and will perform regular sku rationalization. They will monitor order flow to stay on time and on budget. They will be critical to the Open to Buy process.
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:
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Pay Rate: $72,625- $103.400 / annually depending on background and experience.
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