Wholesale Operations Analyst

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Nashville, TN



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Overview: The Wholesale Operations Analyst will support the VP of Wholesale and the Wholesale Forecast Analyst with a wide variety of reporting/analytics/sample management and misc. field projects with our wholesale team. Primary categories will include women’s footwear, apparel and accessories. A successful candidate will have strong analytical, planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.<br/><br/>
Responsibilities: <UL><LI>Create Shipping Forecasts and Plans based on sales trends.</LI><LI>Monitor and Analyze Weekly Sales reports from various Wholesale customers. Make recommendations for forecasting, based on sales, missed opportunities and performance.</LI><LI>Forecast initial distribution plans based on selling history and opportunities.</LI><LI>Determine and Set appropriate model stocks based on current sales trends, sales performance, exit strategies and inventory data.</LI><LI>Monitor slow moving inventory, recommend closeouts, goal of keeping inventory current. </LI><LI>Monitor the on order, on a monthly and seasonal basis.</LI><LI>Research and recommend new wholesale distribution channels.</LI><LI>Work with the sourcing team on placing wholesale buys based on business forecast.</LI><LI>Effectively communicate with Sourcing Division to manage order needs, sizes and timing of customer orders either in house and on the way. </LI><LI>Effectively communicate inventory opportunities and challenges, with Wholesale Sales Reps via email and phone.</LI><LI>Effectively communicate with internal divisions as a Wholesale representative, to help effectively manage the brands overall inventory. </LI></UL>
Requirements: Experience and Skills You’ll Need to Have<UL><LI>Bachelor’s degree in related field of study</LI><LI>3+ years retail experience preferred</LI><LI>Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office / Excel)</LI><LI>Must be able to perform basic math calculations </LI><LI>Ability to learn Cognos and Omnia</LI></UL>