Nike Women’s Performance Footwear Allocation Analyst in Beaverton, Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Supply Chain experts ensure that every year 900 million pieces of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right destination on time. That’s no easy task. The complex process involves more than 50 distribution centers, a network of thousands of accounts, and more than 100,000 retail stores around the world. Supply Chain professionals from Laakdal, Belgium, to São Paulo, Brasil, make it happen. They constantly push for ways to make Nike’s supply chain faster, more efficient and more responsive to Nike’s always-changing consumer needs.

Description

As an Allocation Analyst with Demand and Supply Management (DSM), you will appropriately allocate merchandise to ensure the "right" merchandise is in the "right" stores at the "right" times. You will assist in developing merchandise plans by analyzing historical data, store needs, demographics and forecasting trends. You will execute timely and accurate allocations utilizing sales volume ranking to support company inventory goals. You will be responsible for allocating merchandise to stores at style, color and size level consistent with store needs. In addition, you'll transfer and manage multiple sources of product as needed.

You will recap and analyze actual sales results to plan and forecast sales and inventories on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis. In partnership with the Planning and Buying teams, you'll develop distribution strategies based on analysis of current sales trend, inventory levels by store and past selling history to achieve optimal inventory levels. You will assist in identifying trends and business opportunities as needed and will assist in maintaining the by store Open-to-Buy for various categories. In addition, you may assist in the creation of sales and inventory plans to reflect company strategic initiatives. Our ideal candidate will be adaptable, flexible and a team player with a desire to make things happen.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Management or a related discipline

  • Minimum 2 years related allocation/planning, business or retail experience (specialty apparel or footwear experience preferred)

  • An additional 2 years of relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree

  • Proficiency with Excel, including setting up spreadsheets (working with formulas and linking desired)

  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships

  • Strong logical analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing

  • Knowledge of Just Enough and/or SAP a plus

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Management or a related discipline

  • Minimum 2 years related allocation/planning, business or retail experience (specialty apparel or footwear experience preferred)

  • An additional 2 years of relevant professional experience accepted in lieu of a degree

  • Proficiency with Excel, including setting up spreadsheets (working with formulas and linking desired)

  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships

  • Strong logical analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing

  • Knowledge of Just Enough and/or SAP a plus

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 00404141

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Supply Chain