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The 99 Cents Only Stores is a leading premium value retail chain that exists to provide the communities we serve an exciting primary shopping destination for our price savvy enthusiasts. We have over 386 retail stores in CA, NV, AZ, and TX and counting! There is magic in the number 99 that we hold dear, and we love sharing it with our community through amazing prices and quality brand name products. Our categories grow day by day, and we are a one-stop destination for fresh produce, grocery, home goods, electronics, toys, home decor, party supplies, stationary, and so much more!
To fulfill dreams 9 days a week
Our Core Values:
Win as a team
Treat everyone with dignity and respect
Every penny Counts
Celebrate and inspire the Magic of 99 in all you do
The Manager of Allocation is responsible for inventory management and manages the entire inventory life cycle to ensure inventories are at the maximized level of efficiency. The candidate leads the assigned allocation team to ensure merchandise is delivered according to market demands with the best profits. The candidate should have strong analytical, communication and leadership skills, capable to influence others, remain curious and is experienced in building / refining processes.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead with consumer demands, ensure smooth stock flows, evaluate and define in-stock goals
Allocation functional lead including management and development of merchandise analysts process and system improvement (e.g. Relex)
Analyze sales and inventory at store level to identify risks and opportunities; make recommendations for rebalancing to maximize sales and margin.
Manage receipts with allocation and planning teams
Develop allocation strategies to improve sales, in-stock and profitability
Provide weekly reporting and ad hoc analysis to the Planning and Allocations team and cross functional departments (e.g. in-season sales, receipts, inventory, and flow projections)
Train and develop allocators on processes and systems, as well as leadership opportunities and team building
Lead weekly cross functional meeting, including review of store reporting, inventory dates, flow projections, allocation issues, and chain inventory position
Serve in a Supervisory role for allocators providing leadership, direction and coaching as needed
Works independently, ability to work with ambiguity, curious, proactive, self-starter
Must be a team orientated
Benefits & Perks:
Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Company sponsored EAP – Employee Assistance Program
401(k) with 100% match up to 3% after 1 year of service