Merchandise Distribution Analyst for National Retail Company
Kirkland's - Nashville, TN

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OBJECTIVE
Responsible for merchandise allocation across the store base for assigned departments. Duties include allocation of new receipts, replenishment of warehouse back stock, and overall management of store level inventories.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage items from initial allocation through end of life cycle, including replenishment.
  • Manage overall store level inventory balance for assigned departments, based on store capacity, seasonality, and sales curves.
  • Develop and manage store rankings by product category and subcategory in order to optimize store inventory mix while maximizing sales and margin.
  • Partner with Buyer and Merchandise Planner in order to review and execute assortment plans for optimal distribution.
  • Run and analyze store sales and stock reports in order to react to stock imbalances.
  • Recommend store distribution adjustments based on inventory needs.
  • Partner with store teams on specific merchandise needs.
  • Assertively take on special projects when needed.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Retail store experience a plus.
  • Highly motivated and results oriented.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.