99 Cents Only Stores Career Opportunities
Allocator
CA - Commerce
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Summary/Purpose:

Allocators are responsible for managing the optimal deployment of merchandise to the stores within their assigned Category(s). Major functions of the Allocator within the realm of fresh produce inventory deployment, are the splitting of merchandise between distribution centers, building effective allocation execution plans, determining new stores merchandise set, optimal allocation and flow of the product to the stores, and providing in depth review of performance including analytics-based recommendations for future improvements.

The primary goal of the Allocator is to achieve an optimum inventory level within the distribution centers and stores through managing inventory turn disparity across volume groups for each of their category(s) seasons in order to maximize sales and profitability. Allocators work closely with the necessary groups to resolve any store inventory issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:
 
Education: Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience / training.
Experience: 7-10 or more years of retail store experience and/or merchandise allocation experience desirable.
Technical Skills : Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (advanced knowledge of Excel is preferred) and merchandise specific computer programs.
Other Skills : Ability to prioritize and organize workload, possess strong problem solving skills, capable of meeting stringent deadlines, and possess effective communication skills.
Summary/Purpose:

Allocators are responsible for managing the optimal deployment of merchandise to the stores within their assigned Category(s). Major functions of the Allocator within the realm of fresh produce inventory deployment, are the splitting of merchandise between distribution centers, building effective allocation execution plans, determining new stores merchandise set, optimal allocation and flow of the product to the stores, and providing in depth review of performance including analytics-based recommendations for future improvements.

The primary goal of the Allocator is to achieve an optimum inventory level within the distribution centers and stores through managing inventory turn disparity across volume groups for each of their category(s) seasons in order to maximize sales and profitability. Allocators work closely with the necessary groups to resolve any store inventory issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:
 
Education: Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience / training.
Experience: 7-10 or more years of retail store experience and/or merchandise allocation experience desirable.
Technical Skills : Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (advanced knowledge of Excel is preferred) and merchandise specific computer programs.
Other Skills : Ability to prioritize and organize workload, possess strong problem solving skills, capable of meeting stringent deadlines, and possess effective communication skills.
99 Cents Only Stores is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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