BJs Wholesale Club Allocation Analyst - Recent College Graduates in BJ's Club Support Center Marlborough, Massachusetts
Join a team of more than 30,000 team members, comprised of our Club Support Center and over 230 clubs and 7 distribution centers. We’re committed to delivering value and convenience to our Members, helping them save every day on everything they need for their families and homes. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative, team environment where all team members can learn, grow and be themselves.
The Benefits of working at BJ’s
• BJ’s pays weekly
• Generous time off programs to support busy lifestyles*o Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty
• Benefit plans for your changing needs*o Three medical plans**, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Health Savings Account (HSA), two dental plans, flexible spending
*eligibility requirements vary by position
**medical plans vary by location
The Allocation Analyst is primarily responsible for creating purchase orders and allocating inventory to Clubs to maximize sales and inventory investment. This is accomplished by managing inventory flow across our Club, Distribution and Ecommerce networks to minimize expense. This position works within a Merchandise Category team including Merchant, Merchant Assistant, and Planner and leverages expertise and guidance from the Planning & Allocation Manager as well as from the Allocation Lead position.Review daily Club inventory levels and sales forecasts within assigned Merchandise Categories to ensure Clubs are allocated the right amount of inventory to maintain targeted instock goals to enhance the Member experience. Monitor vendor performance to ensure that purchase orders are fulfilled completely and delivered on time. Demonstrate proficiency in SAP & E3 (specifically maintaining demand, forecasting and replenishment system parameters) to efficiently allocate inventory and to achieve KPI target goals Monitor KPI performance of Club in stock, Sales Plan, Inventory Turn improvement, Monthly Inventory Plans and Margin plan to ensure assigned Merchandise Categories are at target. Escalate to management team when vendor performance issues are impacting KPI performance. Recommend inventory strategy efficiency improvements for the DC network and clubs.
Bachelors degree required
2+ years of relevant inventory management experience
Results driven and able to work in a fast paced environment
Expert command of retail math concepts, applications and analysis
Intermediate Excel skills; must be proficient on formulas, V-lookups, and Pivot Tables
Detail oriented, with excellent follow-through and problem solving skills
Able to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusett s, BJ's Wholesale Club is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates more than 229 clubs, 160 BJ's Gas® locations and 7 distribution centers. BJ’s is a Fortune 500 company and was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Become an integral member of the BJ’s Wholesale Club team, where we help our Members stock up for less in a convenient one-stop shop.