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Dickies: Senior Merchandiser



Fort Worth, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024

Senior Merchandiser, Men's Work

Here at Dickies, our purpose is to champion the passion, pride and power of work. For a century, we’ve celebrated ordinary people making extraordinary things. We are looking for a passionate team player who brings creative and positive energy to everything they do. A collaborative inspirational and results-oriented leader with industry credibility. A business partner who can lead through influence and motivates others to drive high performance. The Dickies Merchandising team is dynamic, strong, and creative and we are looking for an inspiring person full of energy who will push the Dickies Brand forward.

Join the Dickies Family

Dickies has spent nearly a century crafting innovative workwear known for its performance, durability and comfort. Since 1922, Dickies continues its long legacy of designing quality workwear and work-inspired apparel at a price anyone can afford. What began as a humble denim bib overall company has grown into a worldwide force, weaving together cultural movements with a rigorous commitment to straightforward style and long-lasting ingenuity.

In 2017, Dickies was acquired by VF Corporation, the parent company of global powerhouse brands such as Vans®, The North Face® and Timberland®. Powerful brands that are fueled by insights and innovation put us at the heart of our consumers’ lives. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status. VF is the ideal steward to honor Dickies' heritage while providing a platform for growth that ensures continued success for another century. We are a purpose-led company that seeks not only to succeed in business, but also to leverage our success and resources to make the world better. We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do:

  • Through in-depth market knowledge, identify seasonal trends, assortment opportunities and merchandising strategies for areas of responsibility.
  • Collect relevant market and consumer insights for the line development to inform and influence the product creation process-Identification of market trends, pre-sell results and sell-through analysis.
  • Provide qualitative information around trends, colors, materials, graphics, price/value, performance, innovation needs.
  • Build collaborative relationships with internal and external associates and co-workers. Must be able to interface professionally and effectively in group settings. Key partners include Merchandising, Design, Product Development, Sourcing, Planning, Marketing and Sales Teams.
  • Partner with sales to ensure key strategic account objectives are achieved forgiven category.
  • Work with Director of Merchandising to achieve business targets related to revenue growth, profitability, pricing, margin, and style/SKU productivity.
  • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; Give and welcome feedback; Contribute to building a positive team spirit; Put success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Support everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Passionate about leading, managing and influencing teams while empowering their decision-making, trainings and mentoring for the advancement of their capabilities. You will manage a team of 1-2employees.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional Experience: 6+ years professional experience including proven track record of Merchandising.

Educational Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of apparel product management, product line merchandising experience with 3 years of apparel experience or related transferable skills
  • Proven experience developing and leading high-performance team
  • Previous experience building/analyzing detailed item/location level retail data- synthesizing into actionable business insights

What we expect you already know:

  • Multi-Channel and Multi Branded experience are preferred.
  • Extensive experience in Multi Calendar Development.
  • Strong and experienced in leadership.
  • Strong Presentation skills and ability to work well within a team-based situation.
  • Strong Reasoning Ability, Self-starter, can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • A positive team player that is comfortable with leading cross-functional team members to a successful outcome.
  • Ability to utilize retail math skills and analyze sales numbers, profit margins, costing and pricing to develop insights/recommendations based on the analysis.
  • Excellence in all MS Office suite programs; PowerPoint, Word, and Excel and has experience with product line management systems.

What we will teach you:

  • Internal systems at Dickies and across VF
  • Cross-functional partnerships
  • Dickies Go To Market Strategy

VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

We just have one question. Are you in?

Hiring Range:

$84,000.00 USD - $105,000.00 USD annually

Incentive Potential: This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation: You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at peopleservices@vfc.com. VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.