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Inventory Analyst

at rue21, inc.

Posted: 5/1/2019
Job Reference #: 37166
Keywords: inventory

Job Description

  • LocationUS-PA-Warrendale
    Job ID
    Planning and Allocation
  • Overview

    Responsible analyzing store selling trends and allocating product to support sales and inventory targets.Works cross functionally with merchandising, planning and visual to ensure the assortment meets strategic direction.


    • Analyze size selling and recommend pack sizes to service customer demand
    • Develop Allocation strategies for replenishment, fashion and seasonal product. Identify store outliers and recommend corrective actions
    • Create assortment plans ensuring choice counts and depth support store needs and strategic vision.
    • Initiate conversation with management and cross functional partners to provide recommendations.
    • Support Field Teams through Top Store Company initiatives and ongoing analytics.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain/Logistics or related field
    • Previous retail experience preferred
    • Strong analytical, prioritization, interpersonal and planning skills
    • Excellent communication, both written and verbal and problem solving skills
    • High proficiency in MS Office Suite
    • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting


    • Results Orientation: demonstrates the ability to consistently deliver business results by meeting deadlines and achieving goals
    • Communication: effectively conveys information and ideas in concise and meaningful exchanges through written and verbal communication
    • Teamwork/Collaboration: effectively develops relationships and encourages idea-sharing that facilitates the accomplishment of goals
    • Initiative: proactively seeks opportunities to work outside of job scope to assist department or cross-functional team and demonstrates the ability to go beyond what is required to achieve goals
    • Personal Adaptability: demonstrates the ability to embrace change and effectively adjusts to new or altered processes within the business