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Merchandise Planner

Merchandise Planner

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Birks. Pure Delight.

Established since 1879, Birks is a luxury jewellery store whose reputation is built on quality, exclusivity, unique design and excellence in service. We pride ourselves in offering meaningful experiences and in building intimate relationships with each and every one of our clients.



As a Merchandise Planner, at the Birks Head office, you will get to embody our belief in the promise of a brighter tomorrow through each interaction. As such, you will get to work in a highly motivated team that values excellence, hard work and team work.


Are you our hidden gem?

Under the general supervision of the Vice President, Merchandise Planning, the Merchandise Planner supports the Merchandising department in achieving its financial performance goals as related to sales, gross margin, inventory turnover, GMROI financial plan goals as well as maintaining optimal in-stock positions by SKU and by store, by using consistent and uniform methods of planning, analysis and allocation, i.e. planning and replenishment “best practices” as identified by the Vice President, Merchandise Planning and the respective Category Manager.


To do so, the Merchandise Planner will be expected to…

  • Forecast sales and inventory needs for all important assortment components by category
  • Maintain optimal in-stock positions, including but not limited to, core in-stock targets
  • Ensure proper in-stock positions for all important SKUs for all stores
  • Perform appropriate item level, classification and store-level analysis to ensure successful accomplishment of preceding objectives
  • Provide on-going merchandise analysis using standard and custom reports
  • Provide in-stock maintenance for established programs (auto replenish/reorder)
  • Manage movement of merchandise (initial placement, rebalance, event recalls, RTV)
  • Manage order for areas of responsibility within inventory plans and targets
  • Track consignment merchandise
  • Participate in other tasks and special projects as may be required

Our promise of delight

In return for your commitment to excellence, we offer…

  • Competitive earnings
  • Social benefits
  • Wellness program
  • Award and recognition programs
  • Innovative and unique training programs
  • Employee discounts

At Birks, you will find a management team that truly cares about your professional growth. You will be empowered to be yourself, in order to offer excellent customer service and to create an experience that will build long-lasting client relationships.


Come join us at Birks, and let your true self shine!

Are you the gem we are looking for?