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Retail Associate Merchandisers (Allocation and Replenishment) - APACRalph Lauren
Retail Associate Merchandisers (Allocation and Replenishment) - APACRalph Lauren
Job Highlights
  • Min 3 yrs’ exp in retail allocation/replenishment
  • good knowledge of retail performances metrics
  • Advanced Excel skills and good spoken in English
Job Description

TO SUPPORT OUR BUSINESS GROWTH, WE ARE HIRING FOR ASSOCIATE MERCHANDISERS FOR OUR MERCHANDISING & SALES OPERATIONS TEAMS

Ralph Lauren APAC is seeking to appoint a detailed-oriented, number-sensitive individual to join our Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong. As a vital member of our sizeable Buying, Planning and Allocation function, this position will be responsible for:

1. Allocation and Replenishment:

  • Develop contingency plans for late arrivals and communicate to relevant cross-functional partners
  • Analyze Supply-Demand match to insure initial orders are filled
  • Communicate initial release, replenishment strategies, and status to Buying, Planning and cross-functional teams, both written and in meetings
  • Execute the initial release of each season’s product within multiple systems
  • Execute and manage replenishment for Fashion, Key items and Basics
  • Monitor all basic replenishment orders to ensure target fill rate is reached
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships within cross-functional team (Merchandising, Planning, Distribution Centers, VM, Retail & Inventory Control, etc.)
  • Participate in cross-functional meetings, contributing input on distribution strategies
  • Ensure the financial success of one or more departments by meeting or exceeding sales, gross margin, gross margin and inventory turn goals

2. Analysis

  • Develop and communicate allocation strategies based on location and size selling performance
  • Analyze store/size trends/performance; and apply observations to future distribution planning strategies

3. Order Management

  • Release to Pick, shippable styles based on priority and/or special instructions
  • Track products through DC and partner with appropriate DC to ensure processing efficiency; and address DC processing issues in a timely manner

To be successful in this role, the appointee will demonstrate the following qualification, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree holder
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (high levels of accuracy & detail-orientation)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in allocation with a good working knowledge of retail performances metrics
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Proven capability to organize and prioritize / manage multiple tasks simultaneously

 

We offer a collegial working environment and an attractive remuneration package and career prospects for the right candidate. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. Personal data provided will only be used for purpose of recruitment and selection.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
3 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Benefits
Dental insurance, Double pay, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance
Company details

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

 

We are looking for bright, energetic and highly motivated individuals to join and grow with the company.