Retail Merchandise Manager

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Nov 11, 2020

Job Description

Leading the future of luxury mobility
Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
Lucid Motors is building our Global Retail Operations team in Newark, CA (SF Bay Area). We are currently seeking a Retail Merchandise Manager to join our collaborative team and oversee the Merchandise process and portfolio as we rapidly expand our Lucid Studios and Service Centers globally.
The Merchandise Manager will take a leadership role in the creation of merchandising strategies for Lucid Studios and eCommerce, inclusive of buying, planning and allocation.  This role requires both strategic planning and tactical execution.

The Role:

  • Oversee the brand merchandising process, selecting product, refining our brand styles and aligning with internal teams on product development.
  • Build, develop, and execute buying strategies to grow topline sales, expand margin, and improve inventory productivity.
  • Forecast sales volumes for existing and upcoming products to support replenishment and new order placements.
  • Manage all KPI’s within the Open-to-Buy, as well as influence future planning and financial forecasting surrounding sales, margin, and inventory.
  • Manage store-level inventory based on presentation levels with recommendations for increases or decreases based on overall sales, GMROI, and sell thru.
  • Expand vendor partnerships, with a focus on merchandise forecasting/planning, promotions, and marketing opportunities.
  • Responsible for both product selection and allocation at SKU and size level.
  • Work with cross-functional team to develop pricing strategies.
  • Develop and implement Visual Merchandising Strategy, including development of brand guide standards documentation.
  • Responsible for communicating merchandising strategies and status of business to all Retail partners. 
  • Help develop the omni-channel strategy for branded apparel and accessories.  This position will play a key role in product curation for eCommerce.
  • Keep up to date on customer product reviews and social media sentiment. Partner with Design and Production teams to continually make product improvements and changes.


  • 5+ years working in retail merchandising with a strong understanding of the merchandising process and practical experience in buying, planning, allocation, inventory management and visual execution.
  • Track record of success in developing relationships with stakeholders, working collaboratively, and leveraging influence to drive initiatives.
  • Must be highly organized, have strong attention to detail and proven advanced planning skills.
  • Positive/go-getter, team player, who can also work independently, with the ability to troubleshoot and work in a fast-moving, multi-tasking environment, across multiple cross-functional partners.
  • Bachelor’s degree in merchandising, business administration, eCommerce or equivalent merchandise management experience required.
  • Start-up experience working in complex operational environments a plus.
  • Some travel required.
  • Enthusiastic about the future of automotive luxury and sustainable mobility.
Be part of something amazing
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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