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

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

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Burlington Planner, New Stores in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


Are you responsible for the creation of new store opening plans, achieving sales, turn, and profit objectives for an assigned grouping of New and Non comp Stores? The role of Planner, New Stores could be right for you! Bring your expertise to one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. as the Planner, New Store!

The responsibilities includes the development and successful execution of topside as well as class level financial plans, ensuring regional flow strategies are executed and optimized. The Planner, New Stores will work closely with the Manager, New Store Planning, Planning & Allocation, Merchandising, Real Estate, and Store Operations to understand and support execution of the New Store strategy. This work directly impacts the growth strategy and associated KPIs of Burlington Stores.

New Store & Non-Comp Store Planning and Trending

  • Execute the New Store build process communicating with partners across various functions (Planning & Allocation, Visual Merchandising, etc.) as needed

  • Ideate and provide supporting data that will be leveraged in the development of strategies that support the ongoing growth of New Store planning processes

  • Provide analysis and research to support the creation of the optimal assortment

  • Conduct post-opening analysis comparing sales performance to underwriting plan and develop recommendations to mitigate risk working closely with manager on execution strategies

  • Develop sound Store/Division/Category/Class level plans which are reflective of the regional flow strategies for the market they are opening in Plan pre-open sales and inventory for new stores based on demand forecast, localized distortions, and business insight

  • React with swiftness to optimize or right size sales and inventory plans to proper level for outperforming or underperforming stores

  • Reforecast New stores throughout the defined new store lifecycle

New Store & Non-Comp Store Reporting & Analysis

  • Publish and monitor new store fill rate report including style count to proactively address allocation deficits and recommend actions to Manager

  • Manage execution of the new store’s post-opening planning process and tools

  • Analyze new store performance at opening through stabilization to optimize sales and mitigate inventory risks

  • Leverage analytical insight to aid the New Store Planning Team in the development of tools and standardized reports that will drive results efficiently

New Store & Non-Comp Store Process Maintenance

  • Create and maintain New Store records in critical systems

  • Provide documentation for the update of SOP documents that will evolve the New Store planning process and tools as needed by the business

  • Share subject matter expertise on tools and processes to facilitate the onboarding of team members

  • Highlight’s opportunities and recommends process changes for gains in efficiency and overall business process elevation

Our Candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in an analytical discipline with 3-5 years prior experience in retail merchandising, allocation, or planning environment conducting retail analytics

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Excel (Access, or visual basic a plus)

  • Ability to influence up, down and cross-functionally

  • Effective presentation/communication delivery

  • Analytical

  • Retail Math

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time

  • Problem solving

  • Adaptability/flexibility

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively within a team

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 2021-168635

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 2006 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 11/8/2021 2:29 PM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Planning and Allocation

Evergreen Yes

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