Lucky Brand Dungarees, Inc.

Allocator- Women's Outlet Denim

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
22219
Corporate Lucky Office - Santa Fe
Category
Inventory Management - Allocation

Overview

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.

 

Responsibilities

The Allocator will support the execution of the company’s financial plans (GMROI, sales, and margin) by reviewing store opportunities and strategically allocating product to drive business for a 6-12 departments. Ensure that all new fashion flows are flawlessly executed to provide a “best in class” experience for our customer. Respond and collaborate with the merchant, planner and field organization to guarantee appropriate mix, depth, and breadth of inventory at an individual store level.

 

Duties:

  • Assist with the inventory plan at the store level and/or alpha group
  • Execute initial fashion flows, fashion replenishment, and transfers of products in order to maximize sales and optimize inventory.  Achieve turn objectives at a department and/or division level.
  • Manage individual store inventory analyzing weeks on hand, weeks of supply, open to ship, balance of ownership relative to deliveries and flow. 
  • Manage continuous flow of inventory through DC in collaboration with DC partners
  • Conduct supply chain pipeline review and call out inventory flow challenges
  • Review product performance at style and region/district/store level (Dept/season/store/category/style/size)
  • Pull reports and data for departmental use
  • Weekly Business Management and Key Meetings
  • Attend weekly meetings with planning, allocation and merchant partners
  • Provide feedback from stores relative to product that is underperforming or exceeding expectations.
  • Ensure stores are clear on replenishment strategies, new flows, and preparation for future events.
  • Manage allocations to support sales forecast, receipt flows, markdown strategies and future on order.
  • Collaborate with Senior Allocator to understand weekly strategies and execute allocations to reflect these.
  • Assortment Planning & Assortment Planning Prep
  • Review depth and breadth of assortment, populate distribution sheets and present back to Allocation Manager
  • Create, review and manage size scales with initial allocation for new deliveries and stores

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • At least 1 year experience in an Allocator, Inventory Management, or related role 
  • Store line sales or stock experience a plus
  • Basic Math Skills; Intermediate Microsoft windows applications, specifically Excel
  • Ability to present and recommend strategies and build a business case/develop a point of view
  • Work collaboratively with cross functional team
  • Possess strategic analysis skills  
  • Adapt to a fast pace ever changing environment

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.

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