Allocations Manager
R3T 1N6 Remote Flexible , Winnipeg, MB, CA
6d ago

At Warehouse One and Bootlegger, our Allocations Manager is responsible for working with our team of allocations and replenishment professionals to create, manage, execute and analyze inventory plans at the product and category level to maximize business opportunities.

Reporting to our Director of Planning and Allocations, the Allocations Manager is responsible to ensure we have the right product, in the right stores, at the right times to maximize sales and inventory productivity.

  • As Allocations Manager you will be responsible for;
  • Overseeing the management of purchase orders from initial allocation through the end of life cycle of the products, including replenishment and consolidation of goods to other stores
  • Working with the Allocations Teams to maintain proper inventory levels for retail stores and our eCommerce businesses;
  • consider factors such as store capacity, seasonality, and selling curves

  • Ensuring that replenishment and never out of stock core programs are consistently in healthy inventory positions
  • Conducting ongoing review and analysis of store and eCommerce inventory levels and mix; making suggestions and adjustments as appropriate
  • Increasing inventory productivity by working with the merchandising team to create allocation and replenishment strategies;
  • capitalizing on regional and seasonal opportunities

  • Communicating and executing markdowns and promotional pricing adjustments
  • Collaborating with the merchandising teams and distribution services to support the business
  • Contributing to the development and updating of all allocation tools; recommending changes or enhancements to current procedures and systems
  • Partnering with our IT Team when it comes to inventory systems; acts a super user who can collaborate with IT to determine system needs, conduct testing, and communicate requests as needed
  • Acting as a key point of contact for inventory or allocation inquires or issues
  • Ensuring new stores open with appropriate inventory levels as determine by the new store plan and dispersing inventory related to store closures based on business needs
  • Leading and supporting the Return to Vendor (RTV) procedures
  • Participating in special projects and initiatives relating to product allocation and replenishment
  • Warehouse One and Bootlegger are looking for an individual who;
  • Is experienced in allocations and / or replenishment roles, ideally in the fashion industry
  • Has strong financial, analytical, and business planning skills
  • Has excellent time management skills
  • Is experienced in leading a team; able to motivate, train, and coach others to success
  • Is an advanced user of Microsoft Excel and familiar with other Microsoft Office products
  • Has the experience, capacity and self-initiative to "hit the ground running"
  • Is fashionable and enthusiastic about Warehouse One and Bootleggers casual products and image
  • Embodies Bootlegger’s core values; Trust, Teamwork, Passion, Entrepreneurship and Growth
  • Able to represent Warehouse One’s WHO WE ARE; Friendly, Caring, Committed, Real
  • Excited to Join Our Team? Apply by submitting your resume! YOU’LL FIT RIGHT IN WITH US

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

    BOOTLEGGER YOU’LL FIT RIGHT IN WITH US. Bootlegger is a Canadian destination that was founded over 50 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.

    WAREHOUSE ONE - WE ARE JEANS. But we’re also all the amazing items that go perfectly with jeans : casual tees, comfy hoodies, cute tops, wear everywhere jackets, and the best in jewellery and accessories to complete your look.

    Our mission is to offer our customers affordable, comfortable, on-trend styles in a wide range of sizes : men's and ladies' tops are available in XS-4XL, ladies’ jeans in sizes 24-36 and 14+-22+, and men's jeans in sizes 28-42.

    With over 120 stores across Canada, we help our customers from coast to coast look and feel good. 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.

    Bootlegger and Warehouse One are equal opportunity employers. 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 and Warehouse One Teams sincerely appreciate all expressed interest; however only those candidates qualifying for interviews will be contacted.

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