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Allocation Analyst (Remote)

Location
Lansing, Michigan
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Allocation Analyst (Remote)

Date: Aug 31, 2022

Location: Remote, US

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but cant imagine living without.

Position Summary

Under Armour is looking for a talented professional to join its Americas Direct to Consumer Allocation team. This role is a rare opportunity to be a part of a growing brand and rapidly growing division. Passion, desire, and integrity are traits we look for in our teammates.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Partner cross-functionally to plan and execute floorset activities across a diverse set of specialty stores
  • Coordinate and execute the distribution of new product assortments utilizing merchandise plans and product strategies
  • Manage replenishment to stores to maintain an appropriate stock-to-sales ratio
  • Analyze and manage inventory chase opportunities across total company inventory to support growing programs and initiatives
  • Create, run and maintain various weekly reports to help analyze and understand sales trends, communicate findings and proactively drive the business forward
  • Analyze and react to selling, manage-up findings, and propose a plan of action
  • Communicate necessary information to your team and leadership, sharing wins and proposing solutions to challenges
  • Lead all aspects of size selling and size management, including analysis, execution, publication, hindsight
  • Recommend changes and/or enhancements to current procedures and systems for allocation and replenishment functions
  • Actively seek out and initiate process improvements to elevate the team and the Brand
  • Manage allocation of new store opening assortment as well as replenishment, monitoring performance, and taking appropriate actions to support their business
  • Make weekly call-outs regarding inventory levels at the store and in the distribution center and partner with the team on out of stocks.
  • Monitor delivery of the inbound products to the distribution center and communicate issues that will impact the floorset
  • Partner with the IT team to resolve system issues, check status, track follow-up, and push for a resolution
  • Participate in pre-season floorset planning with cross-functional team, developing and presenting allocation strategy and being the voice for inventory strategies/ownership
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Strong retail math acumen, including elements of inventory productivity measures (WOH, S/T, Builds)

Proficiency in analyzing and interpreting large amounts of data; with the ability to synthesize information and translate it into effective and actionable insights

Ability to clearly and concisely identify and summarize complex problems or issues, identify, implement, and hindsight solutions

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to deliver results within timelines

Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication and the ability to present information in a clear, concise, and complete manner to various levels of peers and leadership

Self-starter, creative, enthusiastic, innovative, and collaborative attitude

Sense of urgency and accuracy

Ability to be a part of a team, set challenging standards, develop strong partnerships, and lead others to action

Ability to proactively problem-solve and recommend solutions to various stakeholders

Bachelors degree, Retail or relevant experience required

Advanced Excel skills imperative

Knowledge of supply chain a plus

1-2+ years of Allocation experience is a plus

Other Requirements

This position is remote.

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Learn more about Under Armours COVID-19 response and Teammate vaccination policies here .

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707269286-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Under Armour, Inc.
  • Location: Lansing, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent