Kids Apparel Inventory Planner / Analyst

Location: Grapevine, TX

Department: RuffleButts, Inc.

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are looking to add a new position to our team. Our ideal candidate will be a ‘hands-on’ leader and have the background and skill set to contribute to company growth in many ways, inclusive but not limited to: planning and forecasting for new product development, key account demand forecasting, inventory analysis of annual, seasonal and limited edition products, and other related tasks. Experience implementing, managing and analyzing results in a wholesale business is critical to this role, along with a proven track record of managing and growing wholesale business. This position has direct access to our CEO and works closely with the rest of the leadership team.

Top Reasons to Work with Us:

  • We are experiencing growth every single year!
  • Your chance to make a huge impact on a small company. Put your talents to great use!
  • Great, tight-knit team environment. 

What you will be doing:

  • Drive the planning, demand forecasting, product recommendations across our brands.
  • Manage the product development for these key accounts inclusive of all production and fulfillment requirements.
  • Partner with Sr. Leadership to develop ongoing business strategy and deliver based on that strategy.
  • Be entrepreneurial in daily business management and business development, demonstrating consistent initiative and performance.
  • Identifiy items to maximize promotional and marketing strategies and determines life cycle of each item. Provides input in creating the exit strategy and inventory aging standards.
  • Perform statistical analysis using historical data and current trends, recommending strategies to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Adeptly and expertly use your team and technology to maximize company reach, scope, sales and brand awareness.

What You Need for this Position:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in Buying, Merchandising, Planning or Sales, experience in eCommerce, apparel, or children's a plus
  • History of relationship management, business development, proactive endeavors and a relentless desire to pursue brand & company growth
  • Thorough knowledge of buying and operations gained through progressive buying experience
  • Strong data analysis skills; ability to identify critical trends, patterns, and root causes
  • The strong ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously without micro-management, making pro-active recommendations and meeting deadlines
  • The ability to motivate others and thrive in a past-faced environment

What's in it for You:

For the right candidate we are willing to offer a base compensation with bonuses, paid vacation / holidays, 401k, casual work environment and the potential for rapid growth / responsibility within our company.

Super Excited and Ready to Apply?!?

So, if you are a superstar with 2-5 years experience propelling companies forward, please APPLY TODAY by creating a single page cover letter explaining:

  • How you plan to impact RuffleButts with your experience and talents. 
  • How your past experience makes you a great fit for this position.
  • Salary requirements and any other factors on why you're the best candidate.
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