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The Assistant Allocation supports the placement of inventory across the supply chain network to drive omnichannel sales, improve margin, and enhance customer experience. This position is responsible for implementing the by store and channel allocation strategies to support corporate financial objectives. Through a strategic, data-driven approach, the Assistant Allocation will position and flow inventory in partnership with the merchandising, planning, and supply chain functions, focused on a specific area of business. The role requires the Assistant Allocation to develop trusted relationships with key business partners to develop successful inventory strategies.
Ideal candidate profile:
The ideal Assistant Allocation candidate will have a functional understanding of retail planning, allocation, and fulfillment processes and will become a trusted collaborator with the merchant, planning, and supply chain organizations, focused on a specific area of business. The Assistant Allocation must be comfortable operating in a complex environment and inspiring change as Macy’s develops innovative inventory and supply chain strategies to meet the rapidly evolving needs of customers. The Assistant Allocation must be data-driven and focused on results to drive measurable business impact.
Implement inventory placement and flow strategies within the network of stores and .com fulfillment centers to support compelling customer experiences, drive omnichannel sales, and improve margin within a specific area of business.
Deliver consistent, efficient allocation operations for area of business for broad scope of responsibility (multiple depts).
Analyze data to determine opportunities to improve allocation logic and process.
Act as a primary point of contact and relationship manager for Directors of merchandise planning. Build trusted relationships with business partners based on delivering value and anticipating needs.
Understand key corporate strategic initiatives relating to allocation and gain exposure to building high-level strategies that will support.
Qualifications and skills summary:
B.S. with 1+ years of experience in planning, allocation, and fulfillment.
Strong passion for answering complex business questions using structured problem solving and rigorous data analysis.
Demonstrated ability to deliver measurable business impact.
Ability to communicate complex inventory strategies in a clear, precise, and actionable manner to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Familiarity with retail planning and fulfillment processes including network strategy, omnichannel inventory optimization, and merchandise planning.
This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Company Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
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