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Allocations - Allocation Analyst

Park City Office, 1678 West Redstone Center Drive, Park City, Utah, United States of America Req #289
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Allocation Analyst

this position is onsite at our Headquarters office, in Park City, Utah (Kimball Junction)
REPORTS TO:  Merchandise Planning Manager - Retail Stores

This position requires excellent analytical skills, relevant business experience, and the ability to work well alone and with a team.  The Allocation Analyst works with the Planning, Buying, Store Operations, and Fulfillment teams to provide business critical reporting and analysis to determine appropriate set up and replenishment inventory for each of our retail locations, as well as execution of the tactical steps required to move the inventory systemically.

  • Work with manager to define reporting requirements as well as store specific metrics as needed.
  • Allocate seasonal assortment as defined by Merchants.
  • Work with manager to determine replenishment guardrails and timing.
  • Execute replenishment in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Develop process/reporting to provide consistent feedback to Merchants regarding what is and isn’t working.
  • Develop process/reporting to obtain objective and subjective feedback from Stores’ teams.
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
  • 1-2 years of office experience, preferably in a retail, catalog, or internet environment
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Retail Math
  • Able to work both independently and with a team
  • Able to develop and maintain strong working relationships and communicate well with peers and cross-functional teams
  • Able to perform under pressure, organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and strong aptitude to learn technical applications quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our mission is to connect people to their passions. Our five online stores—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, Bergfreunde, and SteepandCheap—aim to supply our customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to get out there and chase down life’s greatest moments. We do this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, a superior shopping experience, personalized Gearhead expertise, lightning-fast and accurate fulfillment, and inspirational, informative, and community-centered content. 

We take this concept seriously, both personally and professionally, which for employees translates to careers with growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. Perks such as an excellent gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office make for a fun work environment. Backcountry employees will have the benefit of working with colleagues who are passionate about their careers as well as the outdoors. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and disability & life insurance, paid maternity and paternity leave, 401(k) matching, and Flexible Spending Accounts.


Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $50,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $60,000.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
  • Telecommute % 0
Location on Google Maps
  • Park City Office, 1678 West Redstone Center Drive, Park City, Utah, United States of America