Packs EMEA (Kipling, Eastpak, Jansport) is looking for an exceptional Junior Allocator to join our Planning & Allocation team based in Antwerp, Belgium.
Let’s talk about the role!
As Junior Allocator - Packs EMEA you will be responsible for managing the stock levels of our off- & online DTC Channels in detail. You will support the Senior Allocator in getting the right stock, at the right location at the right time. Your biggest focus will be the allocation and replenishment activities of our 130+ stores/doors (Outlets and Concessions). For this you will be working closely together with the Field & Operations teams to drive and exceed financial results. In our Planning & Allocation team, you will partner closely with the allocation support team members to make sure the stock gets physically in all our 130+ DTC doors and with our digital DTC partners.
How You Will Make a Difference
Making sure that all our doors are equipped with the correct assortment and depth, by setting and maintaining ideal stock targets on a weekly base (Model stocks)
Executing all merchandise specific promotional activities, following marketing and sales calendars.
Analyzing store-level data to identify store-specific inventory issues.
Collaborating closely with people in the field
Skills for Success
To succeed as a Junior Allocator DTC, you respond quickly to our changing retail environment and store needs, with:
A formal education and subsequent Bachelor or Master’s degree in Economics are nice to have, but above all having a keen interest in retail allocation, order management, analytics or related fields
A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, above all Excel. Access and Power BI are a big plus
A superior eye for details, which you will need to define the optimal stock levels per product per store
Analytical skills to translate sale results in stock needs
Excellent communication skills, to partner with all different stakeholders
Good time management and ability to meet deadlines.
A customer and team-focused mindset
Prior knowledge of SAP is a plus
What’s in it For You
We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.
A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
A discount card with 50% on all VF brands
VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com
Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.
If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you! Apply visit vfc.com , kipling.com , eastpak.com , jansport.com or follow us on our LinkedIn and Instagram pages, see you there!R-20220902-0043