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Sales and Replenishment Analyst

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 23258 

At Hallmark our mission is to Enrich Lives by helping our consumers communicate, connect, and celebrate. By working at Hallmark you will be helping people express their feelings and enhance their relationships, while at the same time building your career with one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands.
The Sales & Replenishment Analyst (know internally as a Point of Sale Replenishment (POSR) Analyst) is responsible for inventory management activities for assigned product categories and assigned chains (Gold Crown, Walmart, Chain Drug, and/or other Mass Customers accounts). The position’s key objective is placing the right amount of product in the right stores at the right time. This includes managing inventory levels as sales change, based on consumer demand, in addition to managing sell down at the end of a product’s life cycle. He/she partners primarily with the Retail Inventory Manager and members of the Customer teams to contribute both the strategic and analytical perspective of the business by providing information and feedback to the customer teams to maximize sales while minimizing financial risk for Hallmark.

As we continue to ship new product to new channels of distribution, inventory management is critical to the success of these programs and is more challenging to manage. As a result, the POSR Analyst has a direct impact on retail sales and profitability as well as Hallmark revenue and profitability.

The POSR Analyst is a member of the Retail Inventory Management organization. This organization is responsible for the planning, forecasting, and management of all activities that impact retail inventory for Hallmark North America. This includes both every day and season replenishment.

Requirements:

To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years professional work experience
  • 3+ years of inventory management or analytical experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years’ of inventory management or analytical experience
  • Excellent Excel experience and skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong analytical skills - the ability to analyze large quantities of data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to the demands of a fast-paced environment with simultaneous multiple demands and priorities
  • Desire to learn and influence
  • Key competencies include: business acumen, action oriented, decision quality, intellectual horsepower, problem solving, drive for results, perseverance, planning
  • Working knowledge of Microstrategy, Hallmark mainframe (CICS, COINS and TSO), COBOL, focus preferred

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! (Like an on-site cafeteria, free parking, access to Crown Center and a fitness center.)

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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