Forever 21, Los Angeles, California August 2015 - Current : Allocation Analyst II Responsible for domestic replenishment and inventory management for Core Basic and Red Fashion categories across multiple sales channels, including the entire fleet of USA F21 stores and USA ECOM.
Work with planning an merchant teams to maximize inventory in a weekly replenishment business.
Schedule product for release based on seasonality, sales performance, and promotions.
Develop weekly allocation targets based on sales trend to be allocated by team of regional allocators in US, Canada and Mexico.
Respond to visual directives from operations and regional teams to give stores best basics presentation possible and maximize product potential.
Build tools to project next week's allocation goals to expedite processing time by distribution teams in multiple warehouses across North America.
Work with DC teams to ensure allocations are posted and distributed week over week to ensure full replenishment.
Forever 21, Los Angeles, California November 2014 - August 2015 : Allocation Analyst Responsible for allocation and inventory management for Sport, F21+, Swimwear, Lingerie and Sleepwear categories across multiple sales channels, including the entire fleet of USA F21 stores and USA ECOM.
Collaborated with buying and merchandise planning teams to develop strategy to maximize selling in seasonal categories.
Worked with store planning to develop and implement ideal stores to target, as well as ideal inventory levels to maximize product sales volume and efficiency.
Created weekly ad hoc reports and presented to them to merchant and planning teams to give a better sense of individual store performance within our categories, as well as target stores where there might be opportunity for growth.
Baby Trend, Ontario, California June 2008 - November 2014 : Spare Parts Supervisor Developed maintained a network inventory using MS Excel to monitor on hand spare parts, as well as aid the customer service department when placing consumer orders.
Manage an inventory of over 10,000 individual spare parts across various lines of infant furniture items.
Communicate directly with retailers to facilitate spare parts needs.
Inspect parts upon arrival from China for quality control.
Routinely generate reports regarding parts intake and output to forecast future demand.
Created unique part numbering system to simplify part ordering and picking.
Education and Training
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California B.A., Communications, 2013 Graduated with Communication Department Honors for class of 2013
Advanced, Microsoft Office Suite - 8 years
Advanced, Inventory Management - 8 years
Advanced, Ad Hoc Reporting - 8 years
Advanced, Research and Analysis - 8 years
Advanced, Time Management/Efficiency - 8 years
Advanced, Manipulating Large Data Sets - 8 years
Rohit Vakharia Forever 21 Director of Global Allocation (832) 647 - 9906