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Senior Planner

Coach

New York, NY, US

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.

 

Primary Purpose: Strategic, operational Omni channel Sr. Merchandise Planner for North America Wholesale

 

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Merchandise Planning to...

  • Influence category assortments by analyzing product performance, customer feedback, consumer trend, competitive landscape and local market knowledge to global merchants/design
  • Manage OTB to meet financial targets and shipment metrics at the SKU level for performance, sales, inventory & shipments
  • Work closely with account executives to understand the needs for each account & identify key product opportunities
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a team & be a strong communicator
  • Have Experience in forecasting
  • Understand the Department store landscape
  • Execute quarterly buys to meet financial targets and Account needs
  • Continuously analyze and reforecast business and implement strategies to ensure plan is achieved, including adjusting product flow and inventory management
  • Manage SKU lifecycle from adoption to delete, react to in season sales to determine go forward strategy 
  • Run weekly sales analysis and participate in meetings working closely with the Sales team to understand account level selling.
  • Build and maintain assortment tools and sku counts
  • Partner with Sales, Finance, Marketing, Visual Merchandising and Field Team to create synergies among all consumer touch points  
  • Work closely with Inventory Management and Operations to ensure that distributions meet shipment goals and maximize profitability
  • Partner with field team to solicit qualitative feedback on product, customers, store environments & competition

 

The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Strong analytical & communication skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, ability to multi-task
  • Team player with a focus on collaboration
  • Highly skilled in Excel and proficient learner of planning and buying systems  
  • Strong Management capabilities

 

An outstanding professional will have...

  • B.A. or B.S. required
  • 3-5 years of Planning and/or Buying experience required

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-KS1 Visit Coach at www.coach.com.

Req ID:  56866


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