Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

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Burlington Merchant Import Operations Analyst in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


Bring your experience of 1+ years as Assistant Buyer or equivalent level in other business to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work! Burlington Stores is a nationally recognized retailer of high quality, branded merchandise at everyday low prices, with over 800 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico.

The Import Merchant Operations Analyst is an expert in merchant import order procedures. Responsibilities include supporting the merchants in determining the most efficient approach to import order logistics and flow, managing and tracking licensor brand royalties, and ensuring estimated landed costs are appropriately calculated.

  • Partners with Merchandise Process Analysts, and other cross functional teams to identify process improvements that will systemically reduce merchant time utilization away from their core responsibilities

  • Identifies opportunities to streamline the merchant import order process, ELC calculation including duty, commissions, freight and other load factors

  • Partners with Import Department, Merchandise Process Analysts (MPAs), Vendor Relations and Supply Chain Initiatives and Legal to problem solve issues with existing or new vendors related to order writing, transmission, style packing, and ticketing.

  • Implement milestone tracking to update progress and reinforce merchant and vendor accountabilities on key import deliverables

  • Manages supporting tools for the merchants to utilize in the Import Order Process

  • Creates and maintains reports and supports the business in import order tracking

  • Manages all merchant operational functions for import orders: partners with Import Department-, vendors, and Legal Department to determine requirements for the order

  • Calculates all factors contributing to ELC and provides recommendations to merchant to drive costs down as appropriate

  • Partners with MIO Planning team to track Royalties for licensed brands and submit for payment per vendor contracts

  • Delivers merchant training on the import order process in partnership with Imports department and MPAs

  • Analyzes order metrics to identify opportunities to improve profit through order management initiatives

  • Partners with MIO planning, merchant leadership (DMM/GMM) and International Transportation to forecast and manage container usage with the goal of reducing freight cost and optimizing container load efficiency

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong Analytical skills and number acumen

  • Strong attention to details

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Excellent time management skills and organizational skills, driving towards work efficiencies

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work at a fast pace and adapt to frequent changes in priorities and processes

  • Strong ability to manage through conflict and problem resolution.

  • Strong ability to analyze process and develop best practices to drive process improvement

  • Ability to achieve high productivity and accuracy

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow through on tasks

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2021-161492

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 2006 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 9/17/2021 12:21 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category MIO

Evergreen Yes

Great Place to Work Certified
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Vault Top Ranked Intership 2020