Planner - International


Manhattan Beach, CA


Please apply directly to Skechers for this role.

Job Description

To analyze sales and inventory position, provide constructive analysis and direction to Merchandisers and Distributors by country/store type on the total/gender/division/category/SKU level. Use historical sales to ensure optimal quarterly and seasonal assortments, and identify/react to in-season misses and opportunities.Essential Job Results

  • Communicate and follow-up with Distributors regularly to collect sales/inventory data and ensure accuracy of information.
  • Analyze weekly/monthly/quarterly and seasonal sales and inventory data to identify opportunities and risks by gender/division/department/style.
  • Communicate all relevant analysis, suggestions, and buy strategies to Merchandisers and Distributors in a timely manner.
  • Develop and implement reports to analyze key items and categories.
  • Plan sales and forecast appropriate inventory levels by quarter/season and monitor on a monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Analyze booking reports to identify opportunity and devise seasonal/annual projections by customer and category.
  • Create assortment plans and SKU guidelines by gender/division for new stores, and collaborate with Merchandisers and Retail Development team accordingly.
  • Review new store floorplans to ensure optimal sales floor layout and stock room space based on country’s sales trends by gender and volume.
  • Track sales for all Skechers stores to assess comp and total performance.
  • Work with Analysis team/IT Department to streamline data and automate reports.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned.


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  • Computer proficiency with knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc). Experience with macros and basic programming a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Proactive, aggressive, takes the initiative to drive business and think outside of the box.
  • Product knowledge.
  • Systems knowledge.

Experience And Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 4-6 years planning/analyst experience.
  • Buying experience a plus.

Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Pay range for this position is $70k - $90k / year.Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave: including time for fathers and adopting parents.
  • Short term & long term disability and life insurance at no cost to the employee.
  • Extensive medical, dental, and vision plans with multiple carries, including EPO,HPN and PPO plans.
  • Competitive 401k plan and employer matching.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Savings Account (FSA) offerings.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.
  • Pet Insurance available.
  • Onsite wellness programs at company headquarters including fitness classes, acupuncture, and chiropractor.
  • Employee stock purchase program
  • Employee product discount of 50%; employee sample sales and family and friends discount throughout the year.
  • Skechers Company Culture and growth strategy is deeply infused with internal career growth and opportunities for learning.

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