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Merchant, Shoes - JAB

Company: Tailored Brands
Location: California City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Every day is a day to make somebody smile. Tailored Brands, Inc. is a retail holding company for various men's apparel stores, including The Men's Wearhouse, Jos.A.Bank, K&G Fashion, and Moores. We believe that how we work together matters and that respect, inclusivity and trust are performance multipliers. If you want to make a difference, be part of a great team and grow, you might be a perfect fit.


We offer a generous package of health, financial, professional, and work-life benefits. Benefits typically include:

  • Medical, prescription, dental, vision, savings accounts, wellbeing program, life/disability, commuter, accidental insurance, legal services, 401k.
  • Bereavement, paid holidays, floating holidays, vacation pay, sick leave, adoption assistance, employee discounts and so much more!
    Work-Life Balance

    We understand the demands of work, school, family, and personal responsibilities. Through our work-life resources and programs we offer services for every stage of life to help you manage the day-to-day needs. We offer programs such as:
    • Summer Fridays - from Memorial Day to Labor Day so you can enjoy a head-start to the weekend
    • Holiday Early Departure - close out early the business day before a company observed holiday
      About the Job

      We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Merchant Manager with responsibility for developing product and customer merchandising strategies that drive product category growth to join our Merchandising team.

      In addition to developing merchandising strategies, the Merchant Manager is also responsible for delivering or exceeding budgeted volume and profit goals by incorporating competitive intelligence, customer knowledge, fashion expertise and business acumen.

      What You'll Do - Key Accountabilities:
      • Creates and owns holistic product strategy that meets/exceeds company financial targets
      • Identifies merchandise trends and opportunities, and translates appropriately into realistic merchandise strategies
      • Ensures overall product assortment meets financial plan targets and addresses consumer needs
      • Develops assortment buy plans and partners with planning team to ensure purchases align with sales targets and omni-channel inventory needs
      • Provides direction and input to design and product development partners, to ensure that overall assortment needs and specific product attribute requirements are met and supported
      • Provides direction and input to merchandise financial plans created by planning team
      • Develops complete program strategy including pricing, promotional price cadence, markdown plans and timing
      • Manages business to meet company targets on gross margin, sales, sell through, markdowns, inventory levels, and turn
      • Directs merchandise projections and flow schedules to ensure timely and constant flow of merchandise
      • Monitors in-season performance against plan and directs action for improvement as necessary
      • Utilizes end of season analysis and data to optimize seasonal assortments, merchandise flow and promotional plans going forward
      • Partners with Marketing and Store Operations teams to ensure efficient communication related to new product launches, product stories, and promotional and store events
      • Develops and manages assistant merchant
      • Interacts at all levels with cross-functional team partners to execute business objectives
      • Leads with discretion and autonomy to resolve all issues or obstacles within the scope of work

        Skills/Abilities/Experience & Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree required
        • 5+ years' experience as a successful Retail Merchandise Buyer with a national chain
        • Experience in buying Men's Apparel preferred
        • Sound analytical, financial, strategic and problem-solving skills
        • Superior communication and organization skills
        • High level of initiative and ability to execute independently with minimal direction
        • Ability to create and maintain a collaborative and dynamic team environment with diverse groups of people
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
          Physical and Mental Requirements:
          • Ability to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time
          • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist, and reach on a daily basis
            • Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally
            • Must utilize visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer and office equipment
            • Hours regularly 40 hours per week
              COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

              Tailored Brands requires all Corporate & Shared Services employees either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated; or (b) obtain an approved reasonable accommodation exempting them from this requirement due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief or practice, as a condition of employment. For purposes of this policy, a fully vaccinated person is someone who has received all recommended dose(s) of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the World Health Organization (WHO), including vaccinations that have been approved pursuant to an Emergency Use Authorization, and it has been at least 14 days since the administration of the final dose

              Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

Keywords: Tailored Brands, Lancaster , Merchant, Shoes - JAB, Hospitality & Tourism , California City, California

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