Retail Assortment Planner

Beaverton, Oregon


Post Date


Job Id: 58960

This Role is a Hybrid Model.
Retail Assortment Planner

Our client is seeking a Retail Assortment Planner to assist their organization in Beaverton, Oregon. This role will include presenting financial plans, forecasts, and strategies in key meetings. You'll proactively report on the health of the business and facilitate smart business decisions, communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to managers and cross-functional team members on a weekly basis. You'll collaborate with peers to ensure consistency of information, share best practices, and develop systems knowledge. In addition, you'll participate in a team structure that facilitates and maximizes individual and team performance, supporting and fostering an open and inclusive environment that embraces diversity, encourages accountability, and drives toward results.

Support product forecasting & pricing processes by managing reporting tools, analyzing data, & providing actionable insights.
Report on forecast variance weekly.
Construct and maintain reporting tools for use across the planning team.
Manage weekly markdown process across portfolio, in system and alignment with stakeholders
Monitor price positioning across the marketplace and across the product portfolio, taking actions to adjust in accordance with overall pricing strategy.
Support monthly and seasonal inventory management activities.
Actively manage product; close-out process and aging inventory.

3-5 years of professional experience.
BS in technical or semi-technical field such as Economics, Finance, Engineering, etc.
Microsoft Excel at high-intermediate to advanced level.
Ability to independently drive toward a clear outcome with an unclear path.
Natural tendency to organize information coming from various sources and owners into clean process to drive repeatable, sustainable outcomes.
Comfort in working across multiple data sources to deliver an analytical outcome.
Experience working in a retail environment.
Intermediate to advanced data manipulation skills SQL, Tableau, database manipulation tools (e.g., Alteryx), Snowflake.
Experience with SAP (or other planning package).
Experience communicating to a variety of non-technical audiences.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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