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Inventory and Theme Analyst

Do you want to be responsible for ensuring the right product gets to the right place at the right time? This is the position for you!Provide consistent customer innovation to the Brand Retail stores to sustain growth while maximizing profitability through product placement effectiveness.Key Responsibilities Include:?Streamline the flow of merchandise by providing analysis, allocation and guidance.
Monitor store level instocks and analyze areas of opportunity, identifing any trends with sales and seasonal shifts by store.
Manage the allocation of inventory and correctly distribute for all Brand Retail stores by utilizing replenishment tools and ensuring instock levels are maintained.
Overall ownership and accountability of keeping in stocks at 93%.
Some specific individual tasks such as MDP allocation, exit item management (BR), co-promotion process, GWP process and new store processes.
Proactive approach to initiating process improvements and challenge current processes.
Conduct analysis at the theme and store levels to determine excess and/or low inventory levels.
Execute a strategic plan to act on maintaining a 93% in stock level.
Collaborate with the Inventory Manager by reporting inventory levels and work together on corrective actions.
Analysis and updating of master data that drives the forecast and replenishment system to properly generate accurate orders and inventory flow.
Responsible for ensuring the delivery of goods and services are adhered to by the carriers, LEGO Brand Retail stores and Shop at Home; including ontime delivery, intact and tracking capabilities.
Collaboration with Supply Chain, Supply Planning, Planning and Analysis and Marketing to help providing clear and concise direction on inventory and replenishment; Provide necessary analysis to each area as needed.
Energetic team player, personal driveThe LEGO? Group is an international family-owned business and collaboration shapes everything we do. A supportive network is a key part of our culture and is critical to this role. The Allocation and Inventory department is responsible for understanding and predicting the demand of the LEGO RETAIL consumer. Inventory accuracy and flow of product is key to our success. The Allocation and Inventory department controls all replenishment into the Brand Retail stores and eCommerce business through an allocation process that requires strong business acumen and analytics. Understanding the performance of items and their history or potential, are key components that contribute to our allocation system. Dedicated, driven and focused team members are imperative to our success.Do you have what it takes??Bachelor's degree in business, retail management or equivalent work experience.
3-5 years in a retail environment with some experience in corporate merchandising/allocation department preferred.
Must possess the ability to analyze and summarize data to arrive at informed and effective recommendations or decisions.
Advanced capabilities in Excel including formulas, v-lookups and pivot tables.
Must be a strong team player possessing the ability to build positive working relationships with associates at various levels and cross functional areas of the organization.
Strong planning, organizational and execution skills.
Some domestic and international travel required
Join the global LEGO? Group FamilyThe LEGO? Group recruits and develops people entirely on merit. If you are confident you have what it takes to succeed in this role ? and you share our commitment to creativity, collaboration and quality ? use the APPLY NOW button above or below. Please remember to attach your application and a current CV.
Additional Details
We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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