Associate Planner, Retail Job Listing at Levi Strauss & Co. in San Francisco, CA (Job ID 1401968)

Levi Strauss & Co.

Levi Strauss & Co.

Location: San Francisco, CA
Application deadline: None
Type: Full time
Career Level: Associate
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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The purpose of this position is to drive our retail stores to profitable and sustainable growth by assisting in the creation of detailed sales and inventory volume, MMU dollars, unit volume turn by consumer segment and product category level based on history.
  • Collaborate with merchants to develop plans for all consumer segments driving to Annual Financial Plan targets by leveraging historical data and creating appropriate department and classification plans that ties back to the Annual Financial Plan
  • Review core models and amend based on business requirements
  • Conduct a thorough weekly review of business with the merchant and distribution teams in order to monitor and react to business needs; manage an Open-to-Buy to maximize sales, inventory and turn; and present financial forecast and supporting action plans at Monthly Business Reviews to management
  • Drive all product transitions related to inventory, timing, flow reconciliation
  • Forecast inventory on a monthly basis, to the style level for a rolling 12-month period, and ensure proper inventory levels are maintained by consistently reviewing weeks of supply, sell thru and trend
  • Analyze publish historical reviews by department, sub-department class in order to positively affect future seasons
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with cross-functional teams


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree (4+ years of combined college education and work experience may be substituted for a degree)
  • Minimum 2 years of wholesale or retail experience
  • Strong skills with MS Excel and Outlook
Additional Qualifications
  • Understanding of retail math
  • Ability to understand, analyze and organize historical sales, margin and inventory data
  • Ability to recommend courses of action to drive sales, margin and inventory toward profitable and sustainable growth
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a sense of urgency and excellent follow-through
  • Good detail orientation with the ability to analyze large amounts of data for accuracy
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
  • Solid computer literacy

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