Replenishment Analyst - Jewelry

Company Name: Fred Meyer and Littman Jewelers
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt


Position Summary:

Coordinate effective replenishment strategies and control and monitor stock levels to achieve sales, service, inventory, and logistics goals. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Frequent independent judgments are essential. Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Maintain consistent and timely product flow
  • Create and authorize reorders of replenishment items as instructed
  • Review exception reports from reorders of replenishment items
  • Update the replenishment system for new and discontinued replenishment items
  • Manage the maintenance of purchase order, item, and vendor for replenishment items
  • Assess promotion needs and forecast purchases in conjunction with buyers
  • Review Open to Buy to verify financial plan is in line with replenishment needs and opportunities
  • Monitor exception reports from reorders of replenishment vendors
  • Communicate with stores regarding replenishment process, replenishment strategies, and relevant merchandising and service issues
  • Review Benchmarks to monitor inventory alignment with sales and turnover goals
  • Suggest assortment and space planning recommendations regarding replenishment categories and items
  • Forecast production requirements, as needed by vendors, for planning their manufacturing schedules
  • Participate with merchandiser and buyers in determining, developing, and implementing optimum replenishment strategies for basic assortments by vendor, category, item, and location
  • Recommend and implement actions for reducing logistics costs
  • Develop seasonal replenishment strategies to include product life cycle, order intervals, and promotional considerations
  • Establish positive partnership with buyers and vendors by participating in vendor/buyer meetings
  • Provide support to stores and buyers to maximize promotional sales
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to buyer and merchandiser on how to increase item category and location sales
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in business or related field plus 1 year buyer, assistant buyer, or retail store management experience; 1 year experience with assortment planning and vendor negotiation; or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to continue education, as necessary
  • Ability to work weekends on an occasional basis
  • Ability to travel independently on an occasional basis
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize variety of tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with industry and computer/programming technical terms and processes
  • Valid driver's license
Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • Experience directing and participating on project teams
  • 60 WPM typing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, MAGIC or AS400, and Report Management and Distribution System (RMDS)


Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: West


States: Oregon
Keywords: logistics, merchandising, inventory, jewelry replenishment,space planning,analysis,buying


Jobs at Fred Meyer Jewelers: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 325 stores across the United States, Fred Meyer Jewelers offers employment opportunities in Sales, Store Management, Regionals Supervision as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise, store operations, marketing, eCommerce, real estate development and administrative support.  We are always searching for individuals who share our vision of: turning life’s occasions into celebrations with a timeless gift of fine jewelry. If you want to help make fine jewelry as relevant, exciting and accessible to as many people possible every day, you have found a home and the right opportunity with Fred Meyer Jewelers.

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 statesa. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


 Posting Notes:  OR || Portland || 3800 S.E. 22Nd Ave. || 97202 || Fred Meyer and Littman Jewelers || None || Jewelry; Merchandising; Store Planning || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Full time
Portland, OR 97202, US