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Merchandising Planner

Company: Fine Jewelry Manufacturer
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The role of the Merchandising Inventory & Analytics Planner is to assist in managing the inventory for the Fine Jewelry and Bridal product categories, through data driven decisions. This associate will also help in building reporting tools used to help analyze the day-to-day business. This associate is responsible for contributing to departmental goals related to profit and inventory. Proficient in excel, this associate must be able to effectively analyze data in order to make business decisions. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, this associate must be able to work in a collaborative environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Forecast new product on a weekly basis.
  • Forecast Brochures & Catalogs as needed.
  • Analyze results of new and existing products to drive additional sales, improve GP and Turn.
  • Review stock status to determine any status changes necessary and submit weekly.
  • Determine product for markdowns as well as reviewing status changes on a monthly basis.
  • Analyze monthly inventory results and lead discussion with support teams on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain scrap tracker monthly and determine course of action in conjunction with PPM.
  • Run all business review reporting.
  • Required to learn and perform Oracle or consultant mode order entry
  • Required to use Salesforce, communicating on customer issues and problem solving accordingly


  • Proactive and action results orientated
  • Multi-task oriented and possess the ability to make decisions to achieve results
  • Ability to make decisions, communicate effectively utilizing telephone, email, or one on one conversation.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able to maintain composure and handle high stress situations.
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to make oral and written presentations, ability and confidence to present opinions and thoughts in a clear, unbiased manner
  • Ability to make decisions to achieve desired results
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.


  • Self-Motivated person that is able to work with multiple personality types.
  • Integrity in business practices and when working with others
  • Drive for continuous improvement personally and professionally?


  • Advanced in Excel including pivot tables and formulas
  • Experience with Windows, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint
  • 1-2 years relevant work experience.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Keywords: Fine Jewelry Manufacturer, Lafayette , Merchandising Planner, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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