Allocation Analyst

Old Navy
 San Francisco, CA

About the Role

The Inventory Allocator supports Old Navy Inventory Management by executing initial seasonal inventory allocations and replenishment exceptions, with emphasis on store-level inventory levels and basics management. The Inventory Allocator provides the Inventory Management organization analysis and data points from retail stores and distribution centers regarding product inventory levels for the successful allocation of products.

What You'll Do

  • Execute strategies for packing, pre-packs, size balancing and inventory balancing
  • Prepare DC/CC capacity forecasts and action plans to manage product flow that match sales plans while addressing DC capacity
  • Analyze and recommend exceptions for changes to plans and model stocks to support packing goals and capacity issues.
  • Ensure on-time initial allocation for right product at right location
  • Execute timely exception management for store level, capacity issues, or business needs
  • Analyze store-level data to identify chain/division trends, DC-specific and store-specific inventory issues
  • Develop monthly forecasts of sales and inventory for Basics managed thru demand forecasting and vendor management tools
  • Execute allocation and replenishment thru advanced supply chain tools
  • Recommend, implement and manage additional applications of advanced supply chain

Who You Are

  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Problem Solving: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Influencing: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years work experience, preferred
  • Supply chain experience recommended