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Burlington Chain Planner in New York, New York


If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Chain Planner – Merchandising! Are you a results-driven retail professional with strong financial planning and creative problem-solving abilities? Do you enjoy analyzing data and uncovering the story being told by numbers and analytics? Are you an expert multitasker who can react and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

As a Chain Planner, you’ll be responsible for achieving sales and profit objectives for a merchandise category or categories, working in conjunction with one or more buying teams. You will be responsible for the development and successful execution of topside and detailed financial plans, assortment/buy guide, and merchandise allocation strategies. You will be a key team member in ensuring we are continuously setting the right goals and meeting expectations in order to drive maximum sales and continue to grow the business.

* Gather and prepare historical data and hindsight analysis to support Pre-Season Planning and perform complete analysis of sales and margin trend

  • Collaborate with Forecasting team to review system generated forecasts for reasonability and analyzes history to identify sales opportunities and risks

  • Develop aging/exit strategies at appropriate level of the hierarchy and make recommendations for hierarchy changes

  • Develops Chain/Class/Season/Monthly Sales and Gross Margin Plans

  • Collaborates with Planning and Merchant teams to evaluate monthly sales and inventory strategies.

  • Makes recommendations on price & lifestyle strategies/guidelines in collaboration with Merchants as well as on product flow, size/color and case pack requirements.

  • Create action plan summaries for overall strategy and work with Merchants and Location Planners to finalize

  • Collaborate with Location Planning to understand regional impact to the business

  • Collaborate with New/Non-Comp planning teams to share information that impacts the demand forecast

  • Responsible for plan updates ensuring alignment to leadership direction and submits for approval

  • Identify product opportunities/risks and partner with Planning and Merchant teams to align on product and location strategies and plan adjustments

  • Perform vendor analysis to support assortment recommendations and identify potential opportunities and risks.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in Retail Merchandising, Allocation or Planning.

Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs including expertise in Microsoft Excel, as well as other planning, forecasting and reporting tools.

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage, flexible hours, and an associate discount. Burlington’s benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage including life and disability insurance. Full time associates are also eligible for paid time off, paid holidays and a 401(k) plan.

We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of training and development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. Our teams work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diver sity.

Posting Number 2024-225574
Address 2006 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Additional Locations US-NY-New York
Workplace Type Hybrid
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Merchandise Planning
Evergreen Yes
Min USD $80,000.00/Annual
Mid USD $100,000.00/Annual