Tractor Supply Company
Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission and Values. With over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with revenues of $7 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”! Job Purpose The Merchandise Planner is responsible for driving financial performance relating to Sales, Inventory productivity, Sell Through, and Margin through a strong working knowledge of merchandise planning techniques and principles. Candidate will work to develop strong teamwork between Inventory Management, Space Planning, Store Ops, Pricing, Logistics and Merchandising. The successful candidate will create Annual, Pre-Season, and Assortment Plans that balance TSC's Merchandise and Inventory Productivity strategies, and will collaborate with all functional areas to ensure those plans are executed. They will analyze and interpret data from multiple sources, provide forecasting support, and suggest appropriate actions by managing the Open-To-Buy and In-Season Monitoring processes. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Primary focus on merchandise financial plans, building assortment plans and completing financial analysis. Create and present Assortment Plans in accordance with the official line review schedule. Completed assortment plans will accurately reflect a balance of merchandise strategy, financial objectives, and the varying regionality of TSC's stores. Forecast and Plan promotional (circular, event) items and purchases; research previous results and apply learnings to improve forecast accuracy Create, maintain, and adjust Sales, Gross Margin, and Inventory Forecasts/Open to Buy. Present forecasts to management; provide recommendations and action points as needed. Follow-up and report back on progress made on goals. Plan, measure, and implement actions to improve Seasonal Sell-Thru. Facilitate and manage the seasonal Correction of Errors process with multiple business partners; document learnings and provide recommendations. Create and maintain Key Item plans on strategically important items. Collaborate with Merchandising on a unit sales forecast and Inventory Management on proper receipt flow. Create the Annual Merchandising Budget with close collaboration from Merchandising and Inventory Mgmt. Travels as needed to trade shows, vendor facilities, TSC store and DC tours, and off site training. May perform other duties as assigned. ,
Tractor Supply Company
Website : http://www.tractorsupply.com
Tractor Supply Company is the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States. The company operates over 1,223 retail stores in 46 states, employs more than 17,000 team members and is headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn. Its stock is traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol "TSCO".