Fossil Planner 1- Fossil in United States

Job Title:

Planner 1- Fossil

Your Role:

Fossil Group is looking for a Planner 1 to manage the watch category planning for the Fossil brand. This Planner will develop global assortment plans and manage demand forecast to ensure proper inventory flow and management of merchandise to meet sales objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Develop global assortment plans and set sku targets and manage sku counts

· Build and manage annual, quarterly, monthly sales forecast by product category

· Coordinate with sales, marketing, finance and merchandising to develop forecast bottoms up/tops down

· Forecast demand shipments monthly by sku

· Assist in managing key metrics (sales, returns, markdowns/on order and margins)

· Work closely and communicate with Brand team and Product team to assist in the selection/planning process of product/merchandise on a SKU level

· Assist in determining liquidated product and exit strategy for stock

· Work with Supply planners to ensure proper flow and delivery of merchandise

· Build and maintain various reports to assist in meeting sales objectives

· Ad hoc special projects as needed

Get To Know Us:

Fossil Group, Inc. is a global design, marketing and distribution company specializing in consumer lifestyle and fashion accessories. In a word, we’re innovators (and proud of it). In 1984, we were a small watch business with five employees. Today, under a diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, we offer watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and, most recently, wearables. With our newest owned brand, Misfit, we are uniquely positioned to lead the convergence of style and technology in the high-growth connected space. Our strategic channels of distribution include department stores, specialty stores, eCommerce websites and more than 600 company-owned and operated retail stores. Find even more information, including press releases and SEC filings, at www.fossilgroup.com.

Division:

Corporate

Job Status:

Full Time

Brand Name:

Fossil

Your Skills:

· Bachelor’s degree in Retail Merchandising or equivalent work experience

· 2+ years’ experience in planning or buying

· Experience in wholesale planning with watch/jewelry category is a plus

· Driven and takes initiative

· Self-managing and proven success in planning, buying or allocation

· Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills

· Inquisitive and eager to learn

· Attention to detail

· Analytical skills

· Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Enterprise products

· ​SAP knowledge preferred

Location:

Corporate

Accommodations Statement:

Fossil is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in all employment practices without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other legally protected status. Anyone requiring special accommodations to our normal application process please email applicationaccommodation@fossil.com and we will assist you.

Brand Highlights:

Fossil is an American watch and lifestyle brand inspired by all things curious. Since 1984, we’ve been a creative collaborative focused on authentic design, craftsmanship, and storytelling. Fossil has grown to offer watches, bags, jewelry, eyewear, and most recently wearables. With more than 400 retail stores, 4,000 wholesale locations and 13,000 employees worldwide, passion drives our curiosity and inspires us to always ask, “what’s next?”