DOLLAR GENERAL

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Merchandise Planner

Merchandise Planner

Requisition ID 
2017-150123
Location 
US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
Category  
Supply Chain

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

Assists with creation of Store level merchandising plans using the ARTHUR Enterprise Suite. Sales and Inventory analysis at the store/class level in order to maximize the return on inventory investment.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist Merchandise Planning Managers with the creation of Channel (Store) Sales and Inventory plans
  • Perform all ad hoc reporting and analysis for sales, margin, receipt and inventory opportunities and risks at the Store/ Department or Class level
  • Perform Same Store Sales analysis at the Department or Class level to help identify sales trends
  • Assist Merchandise Planning Managers with the creation of Product level plans.

Qualifications

  • Strong Excel or spreadsheet skills, strong analytical skills, organizational skills, good communication skills (both verbal and written), flexible, team player, customer driven.
  •  Knowledge of basic merchandising and marketing principles.
  • Knowledge of analytical and planning principles for a retail business; knowledge of merchandise planning process a plus.
  • Knowledge of analytical and planning systems and tools such as ARTHUR Enterprise Suite.

 

Work Experience and/or Education

 

Bachelors degree preferably in business, retail, or marketing plus 2 to 3 year of administrative or analytical experience in a marketing or merchandising department in a large retail corporation.

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