Wolverine Worldwide eCommerce Planner in Waltham, Massachusetts
Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.
The Ecommerce Merchandise Planner provides financial and business guidance to the Ecommerce Merchandising Team to ensure corporate targets are achieved.
Develop department / class and key item forecasts that align with the Financial, Merchant and Marketing strategies of the division
Create and maintain OTBs including accurate forecasting of sales, inventory and receipt plans Work closely with Ecom Finance when goal setting and reforecasting for the division
Partner with Merchants to ensure assortment supports merchandise plans (class mix, style count, depth of buys, size integrity, IMU etc.)
Analyze weekly/monthly performance of sales, margin, inventory turns against plan and forecast Analysis of Demand vs. Shipped Sales, monitor and address issues with in stock rates on key items
Develop strategies with Merchants to account for any variances in business trend vs. plan. Ensure profitable liquidation of excess inventory position Forecast promotional impacts, recommend additional product buys
Partner with Ecommerce Merchant Team and Retail Planning Team to conduct business reviews highlighting current business trends and opportunities. Identify and action on common risks and opportunities
Build and develop relationships with cross-functional business partners to achieve financial results for division. Present analysis, findings and recommendations to team members and Senior Management
Strong presentation and excel skills
Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
5+ years of planning experience preferably in an ecommerce environment
Excellent analytical, math and organizational skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with all levels of management
Strong Excel skills and knowledge of PC applications
Normal office environment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.
Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).
External Job Posting Title: eCommerce Planner
External Company URL: www.wolverineworldwide.com