Allocations Analyst
Winnipeg, MB, CA
6d ago
source : CareerPlug


Bootlegger’s Corporate Office is relocating to Winnipeg! We are excited to be sharing an office space with our affiliated companies, Warehouse One, Ricki’s, and Cleo.

The Bootlegger team is looking for outgoing, highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join our team of retail and fashion professionals in creating great products that generate excitement and loyal, raving fans!

At Bootlegger, our Allocations Analyst is responsible for formulating and executing allocation strategies ensuring optimal in-store inventory levels that deliver the desired sales and margin goals for the company.

In partnership with the Allocations Manager, Merchandising and Planning teams, our Allocations Analysts ensure timely flow of merchandise from the Distribution Centre to stores to support the assortment strategy and in-store marketing events.

  • As Bootlegger’s Allocations Analyst you will be responsible for;
  • Support in creating, managing, executing and analyzing inventory plans at the product / class / item level to maximize business opportunities
  • Allocations of goods to stores based on planned assortments for season openings
  • Overseeing and assessing inventory and making recommendations to ensure stores have the optimal level of product at all times
  • Managing replenishment allocations from distribution centre
  • Assisting the merchandise planner throughout the planning process by conducting analysis and generating recommendations to support future purchases (for example, store rankings and size imbalances)
  • Analyzing store inventory weeks-of-supply relative to chain-wide averages to identify and correct stores with excessive stock positions or high inventory needs
  • Creating and updating store rankings seasonally and in season to support store needs and to support future planning
  • Participating in developing new store stock pile plans and executing the plan
  • Communicating regularly with the Allocations Manager to facilitate informed decision making
  • Bootlegger is looking for an individual who is;
  • Mathematically skilled and has experience working with retail calculations such as weeks-of-supply, sales rates, etc.
  • Analytical and has strong critical thinking skills
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft suite programs
  • A strong communicator, both verbally and in written communication
  • Organized and detail orientated, especially when working under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative and able to work as part of a team
  • Available to work forty hours per week; Monday to Friday 8 : 30am to 4 : 30pm
  • Embodies Bootlegger’s core values; Trust, Teamwork, Passion, Entrepreneurship and Growth
  • Excited to Join Our Team?

    Submit your cover letter and resume!


    Do you love fashion and making people feel good? Want to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment? A career at Bootlegger may be just the right fit for you!

    Bootlegger is a trusted, Canadian destination that was founded over 45 years ago in Vancouver, British Columbia. Bootlegger’s mission from early on was to be the place for jeans in Canada where you will find the perfect fit, quality and value.

    With stores from coast to coast, an ecommerce business, and millions of jeans later, it continues its devotion to denim innovation in design, fabric and washes and to providing everything that goes with jeans.

    We’re proud to offer a generous employee discount to all employees, as well as to spouses and dependent children. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefit plan that includes health, dental, and vision care, life insurance, and disability coverage, as well as an Employee Assistance Program to full time / salaried team members.

    We also believe in helping all employees take the next step in their career, so we’ll give you the support & resources you need to do your best work and expand your skills in the workplace.


    TRUST - We have integrity.

    TEAMWORK - Teamwork makes the dream work.

    PASSION - We love what we do & do what we love.


    GROWTH - Progress is the heartbeat of growth!

    For more information visit our Careers page.

    Bootlegger is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request.

    We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

    The Bootlegger Team sincerely appreciates all expressed interest; however only those candidates qualifying for interviews will be contacted.

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