Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret
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Established: 1977
Employees: 18,000
HQ: Columbus, Ohio
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Victoria’s Secret Job Description

Victoria’s Secret is an American retailer of women’s wear, lingerie and beauty products. It is the largest segment of publicly-traded Limited Brands with sales surpassing $5 billion USD and an operating income of $1 billion in 2006. Victoria’s Secret is known for its annual fashion show, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and for its catalogs, both of which feature top fashion models.

Victoria’s Secret Duties and Responsibilities

  • Seasonal Merchandise Processor

Count and distribute predetermined amounts of merchandise items to store at specific destinations; Process rework and audit merchandise by counting, ticketing, packing and sorting; Operate Warehouse Management System, radio frequency scanners, and other equipment needed to perform job duties; Track information to facilitate flow of merchandise; Inspect merchandise items to ensure proper quality and brand specification; Utilize math skills to verify qualities, make adjustments, fill out worksheets and complete order paperwork correctly; and typically reports to DC Supervisor, no direct reports.

Seasonal Merchandise Processor Salary: No data available

  • Seasonal Merchandise Handler

Lift and stack merchandise onto and off of conveyor lines, pallets or other storage containers
Load and unload cartons based on predetermined criteria; maintain and verify documentation and information to facilitate the flow of merchandise through the Distribution Center; operate Warehouse Management System, radio frequency scanners, and other equipment needed to perform job duties.

Inspect merchandise items to ensure proper quality and brand specification; utilize math skills to verify qualities, make adjustments, fill out worksheets and complete order paperwork correctly; operate motorized and non-motorized equipment to move merchandise; individual contributor responsible for unloading merchandise cartons from trailers and sorts on predetermined criteria; lifts merchandise cartons or other containers up and down from conveyor lines; spends at least 50% of their working hours lifting; stacks cartons and containers onto pallet; and typically reports to DC Supervisor, no direct reports.

Seasonal Merchandise Handler Salary: No data available

  • Merchandise Planner

Build/refine a class/sub-class plan based on guidance from Category and Attribute plans created by Strategic Planning – the class/sub-brand plan is a weekly dollar and unit merchandise plan by class, sub-brand and potentially subclass. It may be broken out by Channel (stores, web, catalog, wholesale), Division and/or store format (core, flagship, etc) for one Season; partner with Merchants to create and maintain a seasonal theme-based assortment list and volume targets by store grouping (format, cluster, etc); develop assortment plans for sales, margin and inventory to the style/choice level by store groupings (cluster/format, etc) in support of productivity and financial targets; use demand forecast, ┬┐pattern after┬┐ items, targets from attribute and category plans, test results and historical trends; incorporate impact of events and entrance/exit strategies; propose initial and promotional pricing by item; participate in consensus planning with demand planner; collaborate to drive to one number sales plan with recommendations for events, based on class plan and forecast; communicate merchandise plans to other functional groups as follows:

Logistics for their review from a capacity standpoint. Information gained is then reconciled with the plan; issues reviewed and discussed together; finance to inform their rolling business plan; together review and discuss any related issues; stores to inform their labor estimates; compliance to inform of possible categories for new product quality, testing and regulatory considerations; customer Marketing to give strategic direction for the development/refinement of their seasonal campaign plans; support the Sales & Operations Planning process by assisting in the preparation of materials for purposes of evaluating and resolving supply/demand imbalances; identify test candidates that fit with merchandise strategy; analyze and reflect current trends in performance of strategy based on actual sales performance; revise in-season plans for sales and profitability, control inventory levels; partner with Merchant to develop and propose tactics in response to current business trends; manage and execute promotional and liquidation strategy; manage the assortment to approved inventory targets; communicate revisions both within the team and cross functionally; work with Demand Planner to formulate alternate event options; actively manage inventory levels pulling up, pushing back or cancelling orders; and by working with Inventory Deployment to recommend reorders ; Analyze performance for area of responsibility relative to performance of plan and trend for both period and season sales, margin and inventory; prepare recommendations and alternatives for key financial meetings/decisions in order to maximize sales and margin and optimize inventory productivity, in partnership with Merchant. The right person needs to participate in meetings as appropriate; perform trade-off analysis on impact of new items to the assortment identified at a sub-brand level and provide financial planning recommendations; partner with Strategic Planning to inform, reconcile and revise financial targets based on the category and attribute plans; participate in consensus planning with demand planners; collaborate to drive to one number plan and recommendations for event modeling; partner with Merchant, Demand Planner, Finance, Customer Marketing, Executive Committee to make informed decisions on promotional events and season planning; partner with Demand Planning, Merchants, Commercialization and Customer Marketing on exit strategies, new item launches and collections; provide recommendations in response to financial targets; partner with Inventory Deployment Planning to establish and implement short- and long-term inventory management objectives and review order quantities; assist Merchandising, Logistics and Production to optimize flow of goods from suppliers to warehouses, distribution agents and fulfillment centers. The person needs to work with demand planning to improve reliability through demand plan accuracy; integrate with Space Planning to represent the opportunities and constraints that the physical environment creates at store level, monitor results from tests, launches and edits; and perform analysis and provide recommendations for Sales & Operations Planning Forum.

Merchandise Planner Salary: No data available

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