Senior Merchandise Planner (Sales & Margin)
PetSmart - Phoenix, AZ

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Want a company with a real vision?

Our people make the difference in our success. Our vision is to provide Total Lifetime care to every pet, every parent, every time. We can't achieve this vision without the right people - they make the difference in our business and our success. Every associate plays a role in achieving our success by focusing on our three strategic priorities - delighting our customers, growing pet services and operating excellence. Here at the Store Support Group, you could play a key role in supporting these strategic initiatives.

Today, PetSmart has over 1200 store locations, with many more scheduled to open soon. We continue to grow at our Corporate Headquarters which means great opportunities for a professional such as you!

Benefits of working with PetSmart
In addition to a competitive salary, PetSmart associates are eligible for health benefits, 401K options, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off, training and development, and an associate discount at all PetSmart stores!

PetSmart is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce, sustaining an inclusive and supportive work environment, and prohibiting harassment and discrimination in all aspects of employment. PetSmart participates in background, drug and E-Verify screenings as appropriate under Company policies and applicable law.

Position Responsibilities

• In partnership with their Planning Manager, Buyer/Sr Buyer and Supply Chain, this associate develops the annual, quarterly and weekly Merchandising sales, margin and inventory plan/forecast. This position will help monitor that the plan/forecast meets company and Merchandising objectives.
• In response to their manager or business partner, this position is expected to able to complete Merchandising financial analytics related to:
    o Historical variance to plan/forecast explanations for all elements of the Merchandising financial plan - sales, margin and inventory
    o Go-forward risk/opportunity to plan/forecast for all elements of the Merchandising financial plan
    o Brand/Vendor/Good-Better-Best Analysis
    o Promotional Analysis
    o Initiative Tracking
    o Basket Analysis
    o Reporting/Score-carding
    o Space Analysis
    o Ad Hoc responsibilities

• Assist their manager and business partners in the financial support for Merchandising Initiatives - business case and sales/margin lift.
• This position will regularly interact with Sr Buyers, Buyers, Supply Chain Managers and Finance Managers to complete assignments but also have the ability to effectively interface a level higher in the organization.

Experience/Education Required
Position Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Business or three to seven plus years work experience related to Financial or Merchandising Financial Analysis, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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PetSmart, Inc. is a specialty provider of products, services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. The Company has identified a...