Allocator Intern – VANS EMEA

Job Details


VANS EMEA is looking for an exceptional Allocation Intern to join our Vans EMEA DTC Allocation team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

Vans® is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture.

By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren Spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Let’s Talk about the Role

Allocation Intern will support the Allocation team in the deployment of goods from distribution centers to stores to meet season planned objectives.

You will gain valuable experience within the Retail Merchandising department being exposed to all as pects of the Merchandising function which include planning, forecasting, inventory analysis.

How You Will Make a Difference

You will achieve this by:

Providing support to the Allocation team by taking an active role in analyzing sales trends, monitoring deliveries and maintaining stock levels for Retail and Outlet stores.
Taking care of replenishment/initial allocation order uploads.
Being key point of contact for Stores regarding stock levels and ad hoc request .
Monitoring deliveries and stock levels in distribution centers and stores.
Learning to evaluate allocation methods, strategies and analytics.
Utilizing Excel to build allocation tools, analytics, processes.
Training on managing overall store inventory levels based on store capacity, seasonality and selling curves.

Skills for Success

An analytical mindset along with proactivity and collaboration are a must to succeed in this role, with:

University degree or equivalent, preferably in Economics, Management Engineering or related fields – you are currently studying or you have recently graduated (not before 2023 – this is a must).
Language skills: fluent in English. Other languages will be a plus.
Proficiency in all Microsoft office programs, and especially in Excel.
Ability to work in ad dynamic environment.
Analytical skills.
Proactive approach in problem solving.

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our 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. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at

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.

A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do.
An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together.
Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization.
On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives.
A discount card with 50% on all VF brands.
Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks.

This post is not eligible for relocation support.

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.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!

Please submit your application in English, as that’s our common language.