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Huntington Beach, CA

Job Description



QS Retail – Allocations


Job Description

Quiksilver is looking for an experienced Planner to join the Retail Allocations Department at our home office in Huntington Beach, CA.  The Planner will be responsible for developing and managing dollar and unit merchandise plans that focus on driving sales which contribute to bottom line goals and results.


Job Responsibilities

Develop and manage class merchandise dollar and unit plans including sales, inventory, gross margin, markdowns and transfers.
Maintain balance between top down and bottom up merchandise plans.
Analyze sales trends and revise plans as necessary to maximize profitability.
Partner with buying team to ensure company sales, turn and gross margin goals are achieved.
Prepare and maintain merchandise open to buys. 
Lead open to buy meetings with executive management.
Prepare new store opening inventory plans.
Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

3 – 5  years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Analytical and problem solving skills
Able to work independently
Ability to multi task
Organization and time management skills
Must be open to change and ambiguity
Strong communications skills
Previous planning and allocation experience
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)

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