• Merchandise Planner

    Requisition ID
    Supply Chain
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!


    General Summary:

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

    Job Details

    • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis for sales, margin, receipt and inventory opportunities and risks at the Store/ Department or Class level
    • Assist Merchandise Planning Managers with the creation of Key Item Sales and Inventory plans, including Seasonal merchandise
    • Perform weekly Same Store Sales analysis at the Department or Class level to help identify sales trends
    • Assist Merchandise Planning Managers with the creation of Class and product attribute plans and forecasts.


    • Strong analytical skills, advanced Excel capabilities, well organized, effective 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 JDA Enterprise Planning Suite, 1010data, or WebFocus.


    Work Experience/Education:

    Bachelor’s 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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