• Assistant Planner

    Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/27/2019 2:19 PM)
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  • Overview

    Stein Mart is a national off-price retailer offering designer and name-brand fashion apparel, home décor, accessories, and shoes at everyday discount prices. Stein Mart provides real value that customers love in over 280 stores across the United States and on-line. Apply today and join the team!


    At Stein Mart, our purpose is to inspire our customers to look and feel special while saving money. Six values support our purpose, guide our behavior and smartly move us along our path to accomplishing our goals. Embracing this purpose and demonstrating these values will bring out the best in us every day and our customers will feel special every time they interact with us.


    We value...


    We are welcoming, friendly and look for ways to make you feel special

    High Standards

    We are accountable for our actions and challenge ourselves to proactively improve


    We move with speed and purpose to achieve success


    We are kind and concerned for the well-being of every person


    We are empowered to be innovative and resourceful


    We make things easy for people to shop and work with us


    Stein Mart is currently seeking a talented and friendly individual to join our busy Merchandising Team as a Merchandise Assistant Planner. This position is responsible for assisting the Merchandise Planner and Divisional Planning Manager to maximize company financial objectives, store sales, margin and turnover by allocating, distributing, and managing merchandise inventory as well as supporting the Planner with replenishment forecasts to the vendors and other business analysis.


    • Create and maintain all associated allocations for both initial buy, warehouse allocation and re- flow orders
    • Forecast and analyze replenishment programs
    • Reacts to feedback based on store and customer needs
    • Support development of style/SKU counts
    • Support maintenance and analysis of location/vendor matrix
    • Analyze location sales at end of season and highlight sales and inventory successes and opportunities
    • Collaborate with Ecommerce merchant to support the Buying/Planning team in analysis of E-commerce
    • Become the ‘store expert’ within the Buying/Planning office


    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Fashion Merchandising or other related field and/or 1-3 years of applicable retail work experience; prior allocation experience is preferred
    • Strong Retail Math skills, Analytical skills, and Project Management skills
    • Ability to research and analyze large amounts of data
    • Computer skills to include navigational ability in a networked environment and proficiency in Microsoft Word and email applications; intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Strong listening, written, and oral communication skills
    • Should exhibit a strong interest in working with people
    • Results-oriented, willingness to follow through, make informed decisions, complete tasks and problem-solve
    • Demonstrated abilities in learning new skills, change/variety in work and creativity; exhibit attention to detail with high degree of accuracy
    • Exhibits strong trend and pattern recognition skills


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