BJs Wholesale Club Allocation Analyst in BJ's Home Office Westborough, Massachusetts
Join a team of more than 32,000 team members, comprised of our home office and over 229 clubs and 7 distribution centers. We’re committed to delivering value and convenience to our Members, helping them save every day on everything they need for their family and home. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative, team-oriented environment where all team members can learn, grow and excel.
The Allocation Analyst is primarily responsible for creating purchase orders and allocating inventory to Clubs to maximize sales and inventory investment. This is accomplished by managing inventory flow across our Club, Distribution and Ecommerce networks to minimize expense. This position works within a Merchandise Category team including Merchant, Merchant Assistant, and Planner and leverages expertise and guidance from the Planning & Allocation Manager as well as from the Allocation Lead position.
Review daily Club inventory levels and sales forecasts within assigned Merchandise Categories to ensure Clubs are allocated the right amount of inventory to maintain targeted instock goals to enhance the Member experience.
Monitor vendor performance to ensure that purchase orders are fulfilled completely and delivered on time.
Demonstrate proficiency in SAP & E3 (specifically maintaining demand, forecasting and replenishment system parameters) to efficiently allocate inventory and to achieve KPI target goals
Monitor KPI performance of Club in stock, Sales Plan, Inventory Turn improvement, Monthly Inventory Plans and Margin plan to ensure assigned Merchandise Categories are at target. Escalate to management team when vendor performance issues are impacting KPI performance.
Recommend inventory strategy efficiency improvements for the DC network and clubs.
Bachelors degree required
2+ years of relevant inventory management experience
Results driven and able to work in a fast paced environment
Expert command of retail math concepts, applications and analysis
Intermediate Excel skills; must be proficient on formulas, V-lookups, and Pivot Tables
Detail oriented, with excellent follow-through and problem solving skills
Able to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities