Allocation Analyst

Old Navy
San Francisco, California, United States
25 Nov 2021
14 Feb 2022
About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.

About the Role

The Inventory Allocator supports Old Navy Inventory Management by executing initial seasonal inventory allocations and replenishment exceptions, with emphasis on store-level inventory levels and basics management. The Inventory Allocator provides the Inventory Management organization analysis and data points from retail stores and distribution centers regarding product inventory levels for the successful allocation of products.

What You'll Do

  • Execute strategies for packing, pre-packs, size balancing and inventory balancing
  • Prepare DC/CC capacity forecasts and action plans to manage product flow that match sales plans while addressing DC capacity
  • Analyze and recommend exceptions for changes to plans and model stocks to support packing goals and capacity issues.
  • Ensure on-time initial allocation for right product at right location
  • Execute timely exception management for store level, capacity issues, or business needs
  • Analyze store-level data to identify chain/division trends, DC-specific and store-specific inventory issues
  • Develop monthly forecasts of sales and inventory for Basics managed thru demand forecasting and vendor management tools
  • Execute allocation and replenishment thru advanced supply chain tools
  • Recommend, implement and manage additional applications of advanced supply chain

Who You Are

  • Financial and Business Acumen: Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results; proficiency in retail math
  • Problem Solving: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions
  • Influencing: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action
  • Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years work experience, preferred
  • Supply chain experience recommended

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.