20 days old

Merchandise Planner

Atlanta, GA 30308
JobTitle: Merchandise Planner
Job ID: 361892_en-us
Salary Range: null- null
Job Category: Merchandising
Employment type: Full Time

Position Description:
Position Purpose:

This position works with HD Home Merchants to execute merchandising strategy for class or classes of business within HD Home. Specifically, the HD Home Merchandise Planner will assist in driving sales, optimizing inventory and generating profit. The role serves as HD Home Merchandising’s primary support for setting up and maintaining assortments through data management, site audits and online product assessments, responding to suppliers and internal partners, creating reports that support promotional plans, completing merchandising analysis surrounding catalog placement and providing general merchandising analytical support as needed. The role is also charged with working with cross-functional groups to gain insight into business trends and issues that would have an impact on HD Home’s Merchandising strategy.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
  • 40% - Manages all product information for assigned merchandising category; works with suppliers to onboard new products and relays product information to the field.
  • 20% - Uses merchandising systems to analyze key merchandising metrics (e.g., class productivity, product trending, inventory status, margin rate) and provides recommendations for optimization.
  • 10% - Partners with cross-functional groups across the business to analyze components of the business where problems/trends exist.
  • 10% - Works on behalf of merchant to identify, quantify, and communicate assortment opportunities; helps develop seasonal transition targets and strategies, if applicable.
  • 10% - Performs various administrative and tactical duties for merchandising category.
  • 5% - Supports the merchant during the business review and product line review processes; works with keysupport functions to assist the merchant in preparing for negotiations; analyzes vendor profitability.
  • 5% - Works on various product tests within respective category, including inventory monitoring, in-store execution, visual merchandising, and analyzing results
Nature and Scope:
  • Position Reports to Sr Merchant/Merchant
  • No Direct Reports
Environmental Job Requirements:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


Posted: 2020-10-02 Expires: 2020-11-01

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