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Estimated Pay $15 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Saint Louis, Missouri

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Job Description
At Build-A-Bear we believe in the power of imagination, creativity, and memorable experiences. Our mission is to add a little more heart to life by creating unique experiences, lasting connections, and beloved memories that create lasting emotional connections. We are a multi-channel, site-based experience and entertainment company, with diversified categories and consumer segments.

Join our dynamic Merchandising Planning and Allocation team as a Senior Analyst, Merchandising. The Senior Analyst, Merchandising supports the Product Merchandizing team by analyzing and reporting on product performance to maximize sales, profitability, and inventory turnover.

Responsibilities:

  • Use statistical and analytical tools to extract actionable insights
  • Forecast future demands for products based on historical data and market trends
  • Inventory management
  • Conduct market research as needed
  • Create reports and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations
  • Assess the success of merchandising strategies and recommend adjustments as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in business, merchandising, marketing, statistics, economics or related field
  • 3-5 years of analytical experience in retail
  • Proficiency in using data analysis tools and software such as Microsoft Excel, SQL, and statical analysis tools
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system experience
  • Relational database knowledge
  • Experience in demand forecasting and the ability to use forecasting models
  • Knowledge of retail and merchandising concepts, including product life-cycle management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in business analytics, computer science, statistics/math, or finance

Behavioral Traits for Success:

  • Driven to produce timely results that are high quality and accurate
  • Thinking that is analytical, inquiring, and critical
  • Ability to deal with abstract concepts, systems, and ideas
  • Self-discipline and organization
  • Ability to consider all possibly related facts and potential problems
  • Technical problem-solving and ingenuity while working within approved organizational systems and technology
  • Intellectual confidence

Working Environment:

  • Typical office environment with climate control and sufficient lighting, ergonomic desk/chairs
  • Corporate Office located St. Louis, MO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

Your Performance Will Be Measured On:

  • Quality, style, and timeliness of reports
  • Software tools and systems proficiency
  • Inventory management
  • Forecast accuracy
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Ability to communicate findings and recommendations
  • Problem-solving to address challenges related to inventory, sales, and merchandising challenges
  • Time management
  • Stakeholder Feedback

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Posting ID: 947264628 Posted: 2024-06-13 Job Title: Senior Analyst Merchandising