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E-Commerce Allocations Assistant

Date: Aug 10, 2017

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Fast Retailing Group

UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen for the 2013 fiscal year ending August 31, 2013 (US $11.62 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2013 rate of $1 = 98.36 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.

 

UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 1,200 stores in 14 markets worldwide including Japan, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition, Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, opened its two first stores in Dhaka in July 2013. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them.

 

With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com.

 

 

Job Description:

  • Directly handle all aspects of daily/weekly allocation via inventory management system (SPS).
  • Plan Inbound Deliveries for new items and sales replenishment.
  • Work closely with Logistics team and be able to manage IB volumes based on forecasts.
  • Create Inventory plans based on seasonal trends, peak season inventory builds, and company campaigns.
  • Control pricing for weekly activities, special events, markdowns, and markups.
  • Clear, timely, and appropriate email and verbal communication with SSC teams: Logistics, Allocation, Merchandisers, Digital Marketing.
  • Manage sample coordination with Japan.
  • Coordinate merchandise transfers between Stores and EC.
  • Audit Site for pricing accuracy, merchandise sell through, and un-displayed items.
  • Partner with Allocation Team to create launch plans for special collaborations and key items

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Merchandising, Business, or Finance)
  • Merchandising or Allocation experience in consumer products preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills required.    
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines.
  • Proven ability in analyzing data, and making business recommendations based on the analysis.
  • Good interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, teamwork and relationship building.
  • Meticulous organization, self-motivated with a flexible approach to the work required.

 

 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Fast Retailing does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: New York || New York (US-NY) || United States (US) || Experienced Professional || Corporate || UNIQLO || EX:OUT || UNIQLO ||