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Overview

About Express, Inc.

Express, Inc. is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the Express.com online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the Bonobos.com online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the UpWest.com online store. Express, Inc. is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please vis it www.express.com/investor and for more information about our brands, please visit www.express.com , www.bonobos.com or www.upwest.com .

Location Name

Columbus Corporate Headquarters

Responsibilities

An individual contributor that is responsible for identifying sales trends and providing strategy and direction to ensure adequate inventory levels reach the appropriate channels of business in a timely manner. Monitors product availability and works with merchandising to determine the quantity of inventory to buy by size. Responsible for providing store analyst with the necessary guidance and direction to help them achieve their objectives. Capable of working under minimal direction and handling inventory issues of high complexity.
  • Create allocation strategies, incorporating the merchandise plan and flow strategy to meet store inventory needs.
  • Review, analyze and adjust allocation plans incorporating sales trends
  • Work with merchandising to determine the quantities to order by size, as well as appropriate pre-pack, bulk quantity to meet store size demands.
  • Prepares new store/ remodel plans that directly tie to the overall sales plan of the store
  • Provide allocation coordinator accurate information as it relates to total company initiatives; floorsets, DC, New stores, etc
  • Train analysts and provide guidance and resources for them to achieve their objectives. (accurate allocations)
  • Identifies areas of opportunity for system/process improvements

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 2-4 years of business, planning, or allocation experience

Preferred Requirements (Skills and Abilities)
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects effectively
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of urgency and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Critical Skills & Attributes
  • Polished, professional, and mature
  • Confident and comfortable presenter
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Resourceful and solution oriented


Closing

An equal opportunity employer, Express, Inc. does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or any other terms and conditions of employment hiring on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected characteristic. Express, Inc. only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States. Express, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a listed job position, please call 1-800-964-9793 and say 'Associate Relations' or send an e-mail to AssociateRelations@Express.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notification to Agencies : Please note that Express, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express, Inc. will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.