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Floral Allocations & Inventory Manager

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Responsible for outdoor/indoor floral product allocations based on category strategy and key performance indicators (KPIs). Monitor and recommend action on allocated product from beginning to end to ensure good sell through. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with category manager to understand strategy and all KPIs (e.g., sales, gross, market share, household engagement)
  • Maintain accurate store metrics on size, space, segmentation and other relevant factors
  • Allocate product in advance of the selling time frame based on store sales, space and segmentation (9-18 months in advance), work with supplier data engineer to create program
  • Allocate product for fresh deals in real time based on store sales, space, segmentation and current inventory levels
  • Create division and item specific classifieds based on allocations and projected orders for non-allocated items
  • Maintain classified weekly to reflect updates
  • Create store-friendly files for division/store use
  • Monitor sales and shipments (in season), recommend actions if needed for good sell through, state the financial impact of recommendations and communicate actions to promo planning and divisions/stores
  • Work collaboratively with Allocation Center of Excellence to align Floral allocation approach and communication
  • Travel 25% to divisions
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • 2+ years merchandising/retail experience
  • Analytical skills, process oriented
  • Ability to gather relevant information from multiple sources to form recommendations for decision makers
  • Ability to create new processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple groups and stake holders
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree

    Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Travel: Up to 50%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Produce/Floral || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Merchandising, Manager, Marketing Manager, Category Manager, Retail, Management, Marketing

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