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Merchandise Planner

| Austin
We're looking for a Merchandise Planner to support our growing Merchandise team! This role will drive the conversation regarding inventory. You will be responsible for providing the team with category & SKU level forecasts, in addition to replenishment orders, markdowns and end-of-life strategies. You will increase product turnover and maximize profits through detailed reporting, analysis and action. 
The ideal candidate will be analytical and data driven. You have worked as a Planner in a corporate Retail or eCommerce environment. You have a track record of improving processes, with quantifiable results.

Responsibitiles:

  • Create and maintain forecasts at multiple levels (ie Category, Brand, Style & SKU) for monthly, quarterly and yearly timeframes, to support financial targets
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers and evaluate forecast variances versus actual demand
  • Track forecast accuracy and adjust based on recent trends in the marketplace, strategy realignments and business needs
  • Work closely with buying team to manage entire product lifecycle (launch, replenishment and EOL)
  • Develop and maintain KPI reports
  • Drive weekly sales and inventory meetings
  • Proactively identify inventory issues and provide action plan with buying team
  • Deliver style count analysis by category and brand for each season
  • Track promotions and deliver post mortem analysis along with recommendations for maximizing sell through
  • Identify poor performers and deliver actions on increasing sell through
  • Responsible for entering weekly reorders, and tracking receipt flow to prevent out-of-stocks on key items
  • Develop and present initial seasonal SKU planIdentify core vs seasonal SKU count
  • Ensure seasonal plan ties back to financial goals
  • Present seasonal plan to Merchandising team, and adjust based on feedback
  • Present findings to stakeholders in quarterly kick offs

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years in merchandising, replenishment, inventory management or demand planning
  • Ecommerce experience strongly preferred
  • Advanced level Excel a must (if statements, pivot tables, lookups, index/match)
  • Strong analytical skills, expert problem solver and a proactive attitude
  • Experience in NetSuite or other Oracle ERP systems
  • Experience working with 3PL's
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and execute and deliver on time

Benefits + Perks:

  • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
  • Use What You Need paid time off
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Catered meal on Mondays
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Pet Friendly

ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH:Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to itsRoosterTeeth.com hub and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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