Merchandise Planning Allocator


: $64,580.00 - $104,060.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Fashion

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Merchandise Planning Allocator

Tommy John is a comfort-focused lifestyle brand committed to solving the problem people have with their clothing. Most well-known for reimagining the fabric, fit and function of underwear and undershirts, Tommy John has spent the past decade making the online and in-store shopping experience more comfortable. We were featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, CBS This Morning, New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Golf Digest, Fortune, Fast Company, CNBC, and Business Insider's list of \"Top 51 Companies That Are Changing the Way We Shop\". We are constantly on a mission to add smart, innovative and fun-loving team members and are looking for a Merchandise Planning Allocator to come join our New York-based headquarters.

Reporting to the Senior Merchandise Planning Manager, the Merchandise Planning Allocator will be responsible for strategizing, optimizing, and scaling product allocation to generate high sales, profit, and inventory turnover. The Planning team is accountable for the development, coordination, and review of the product assortment by door as well as the financial planning, allocation, inventory and price management of each product category. The ideal candidate is organized, analytical, and a motivated team player with a strong work ethic, allocation instincts, attention to detail, and ability to communicate in an impactful manner.


* Responsible for maintaining healthy inventory levels down to the size level for assigned division; closely works with and escalates issues to the Merchandise Planning Manager.
* Create historical reports and data analysis to surface key opportunities for pre-season planning.
* Analyze standard reports and create recaps to share insights with Merchandise Planning Manager.
* Analyze assortment effectiveness by channel (Ecomm/Wholesale/Stores) and react to business opportunities.
* Analyze in-season product performance, focused on channel demand (Ecomm/Wholesale/Stores); class/category performance, style performance, and major marketing performance.
* Monitor item performance and make recommendations to Merchandise Planning manager to maximize profitability.
* Drive sales and inventory turnover to maximize profitability.
* Demonstrate the ability to react to in-season sales trends by communicating and taking appropriate actions with Merchandise Planning Manager.
* Demonstrate an understanding of replenishment strategies for the website fulfillment that support sales trends, growth and inventory turn.
* Identify seasonal sales trends using items/category sales history and taking into account promotional activity when replenishing
* Develop and maintain relationships with internal cross functional teams
* Monitor replenishment POs and ensure timely receipt of goods.


* Bachelor's Degree in Merchandising, Marketing or related field
* 1-3 years of experience in e-commerce / merchandising from an apparel related company (preferred)
* Outstanding organizational and cross-functional management skills with extreme attention to detail
* Exceptional analytical, problem solving and research skills
* Strong interpersonal communication and written skills with ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

Some awesome parts of working at Tommy John:

* Benefits - Medical,Vision,Dental
* Medical covered 100% for employees
* Tommy John Employee Discount
* Bi- Weekly Culture Calendar events
* Flexibility
* Tons of Snacks
* Countless Happy Hours
* Great work environment

But, don't just take our word for it. Check out #WorkAtTommyJohn on Instagram for a behind the scenes look!

Associated topics: display, inventory, merchandise, purchase, raw material, ship, shipment, store, supplier, supply chain * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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