Thank you for your interest in working at Allstate Floral!
Allstate Floral is a leading home décor company that has become known for its innovative designs and breadth of high quality artificial flowers and home décor accessories. Products include decorative flowers, plants, trees, home accents and holiday décor sold through a broad spectrum of global retailers, distributors, and interior designers. Allstate Floral fosters an energetic work environment of creativity and collaboration. As the leading importer with the largest in-stock decorative flowers, greenery and home decor, Allstate Floral is always looking to recruit and retain exceptional people who are skilled, confident, innovative and committed to providing a "wow" experience to our customers.
Our Core Values
Deliver a WOW Customer Experience
Act With Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility
Build Open and Honest Relationships With Communication
The Associate Merchandise is responsible for the management and planning of inventory. We need this person to analyze and adjust system forecasts based on daily review of product movement including seasonality, industry and market trends, and probability of anticipated sales. The Associate Merchandise will work closely with Merchandising/Design team, as well as Sales, to ensure the company maintains a healthy inventory.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / FUNCTIONS
Analyze and manage inventory data
Manage demand forecasts, seasonal profiles and exceptions in the replenishment system
Communicate with vendors to expedite orders, obtain pricing, schedule and follow up on delivery dates
Assist in development of proper safety stock strategies
Interpret and report forecast implications of phasing-in/out of items
Work cross functionally to proactively manage aging inventory, slow moving items and discontinued items
Coordinate purchases with other merchandise planners and buyers
Manages new product development cycle
Handle product quality control and claims
Must be able to develop sales and profit margin plans
REQUIREMENTS / MUST HAVE:
2+ years of experience working with overseas factories or import business.
Bilingual in English and Mandarin or Cantonese.
Strong math and analytical skills
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and have the ability to learn new software quickly.
Ability to type 40 wpm
Must have excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to think objectively and interpret meaningful themes from quantitative and qualitative data
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must have strong sense of initiative – proven track record of solving problems.
Must have a strong sense of team and a desire to improve processes and help build a dynamic, unique organization.
Must have strong follow-up skills.
Must excel in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to work business hours in our Cerritos headquarters from 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM.
Ability to lift, push, pull, reach objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.)
Ability to stand, bend, and stoop.
High school diploma required; college education preferred.