Experienced Allocation Analyst with a track record of keeping costs down whilst still maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. Adept at understanding inventory systems, working with vendors and utilising purchasing programmes to maintain stock levels. Specialises in high volume retail environments and speciality products.
Extensive inventory management experience
Works well with logistics and warehouse management
Proficient in understanding sales projections
Sales support experience
Adept at creating a special order process
Experienced in adding new products and closing out old products
May 2008 to July 2014 Newtown Sales-Manchester, UK Allocation Analyst
Worked closely with warehouse and sales management to utilise sales projections to keep proper stocking levels.
Designed method for tracking product sales and alerting purchasing when stock levels were low.
Experienced in developing more efficient ways to create picking tickets and packaging products.
March 2001 to May 2008 Pickford Stores-Manchester, UK Allocation Analyst
Responsible for maintaining ongoing log of sales by itemised product lines and developing stocking levels based on sales historey.
Asked regularly to negotiate stock rotation deals with vendors that normally do not allow such deals.
Worked closely with vendors and sales management to minimise inventory to keep down restocking fees for product that was not sold and had to be returned.
April 1992 to March 2001 Salesalot-Manchester, UK Allocation Analyst
Responsible for creating new bin and picking information for each new product line that was introduced.
Worked closely with the product managers to maintain efficient product levels and reduce inventory costs.
Part of a special investigative team designated to stop employee theft and reduce company losses.
1991 Patterson College, London, England, UK, Bachelor of Science, Business