Senior Merchandise Planner

Vail, 81657 | 08/22/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000473609-01

Senior Merchandise Planner

Every year for more than 50 years, Gorsuch builds on its reputation for offering exceptional merchandise and unsurpassed services. Our goal, always, is to be the best we can be, and to make our best even better. And that means staffing our company with outstanding people who are inspired by the pursuit of excellence. The Gorsuch Senior Merchandise Planner plays a key role in ensuring we achieve that excellence. What defines the Gorsuch brand is the expertise of our staff, the superior quality and uniqueness of our merchandise, the relationships we have with our customers, and the premium locations of our stores. We deliver exceptional shopping experiences.
Our Merchandise Team is critical to our success.

This highly respected team is responsible for all categories of merchandise carried in our different stores and sold through our e-commerce site and our 43-year-old, mail-order catalog. The Gorsuch Senior Merchandise Planner has a leadership position. This is a full-time position and is eligible for the standard Company benefits including health and life insurance, 401K, vacation and ski pass. Located in Vail, Colorado.

You will:
• Collaborate with merchants on the development of sales plans, inventory management, margin, receipt and allocation.
• Work closely with buyers on planning, placement and replenishment
• Partner with Merchants to respond to current business trends.
• Prepare analysis and other reports for Merchants that will be used to make merchandising decisions.
• Communicate effectively with other departments and vendors
• Mentoring and developing new merchandise planners and assistants.

If you meet the following requirements, we are excited to talk with you:
• Minimum of 4 + years' experience in retail merchandise planning, allocation or replenishment, demand forecasting, inventory management.
• Bachelor's Degree preferred: finance, business, operations or equivalent experience.
• Experience in retail merchandising/ buying or allocation.
• Must be problem solver with analytical skills; retail math skills and understanding of forecasting and projection methodologies.
• System proficiency with strong Excel skills.
• Strong communication and presentation skills.
• Must be strong collaborator with successful experience working with different departments.

Competitive pay -DOE
Be part of excellence—Vail, Gorsuch, and our team. Make the best even better.

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Company Profile
Gorsuch Ltd.
Gorsuch Ltd.
263 E. Gore Creek Dr.
Vail, CO 81657, 81611, 80424
Phone: 970-476-2264

Our Mission:

The mission statement of Gorsuch has never changed. From day one, it has been our desire to offer the best for the sport of skiing and the lifestyle of mountain living.


Gorsuch opened its doors on the corner of Bridge Street in the Clock Tower Building in 1966, Vail's fourth season. The Gorsuch's built a reputation on their experience, knowledge and passion for the sport of skiing. With dedication, teamwork, and by providing uncompromised service to the customer, their philosophy proved successful. The Gorsuch Family settled in the Vail Valley, and as Vail grew into the world-class resort it is today, Gorsuch established itself as the source for the newest and best in authentic ski wear, equipment and accessories offering specialty European and American merchandise.

We are a family of traditions and what binds us most closely is that we are a family of skiers, now four generations. Gorsuch started in 1963 and is an organization that is rich in history and pride. It has grown because of the efforts of each Staff Member. The quality of our Staff, the courtesy shown to our customers and our reputation for excellence have set the standard in the ski retail industry.

The opportunities are excellent here at Gorsuch. We are always seeking out highly motivated, team oriented people to contribute to our own fine clothing, home furnishings, catalog, ecommerce and ski retail departments. Gorsuch offers exceptional year round and seasonal opportunities in an exceptional place. We have several stores located in Vail, Beaver Creek, Aspen, and Keystone, Colorado.


More than anything, we consider our people the strength of our company and our partners in excellence. As a result we offer a competitive benefits package to our full time year round and seasonal Staff Members.

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