Planning Systems Coordinator Job

Job Title: Planning Systems Coordinator
Department: Merchandise Planning & Allocation

The Cato Corporation, a leading specialty retailer of value-priced women’s fashion apparel with corporate offices located in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates three concepts: Cato, It’s Fashion and Versona.  The company has over 1,300 stores throughout the United States and a diverse workforce of over 10,000 associates.  The Company’s stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “CATO”.

Cato is seeking an experienced Planning Systems Coordinator for its Merchandise Information Office. This position works as a liaison between business teams and IT to increase operation efficiencies across Merchandising, Planning/Allocation and Product Development.  This position also acts as project implementation lead on system projects for these business units. 

Ideal candidates will have strong problem solving skills, attention to detail, ability to turn abstract thoughts into tangible opportunities and a drive to continue to learn and grow within the organization.

Qualifications for the position are 3 - 4 years experience in retail allocation, planning or training and a 4-year college degree.  Experience working with business applications, testing and project management preferred.  Candidates with JDA Allocation System and Merchandise Planning System preferred.

For consideration, please submit your resume and salary requirements to: The Cato Corporation, PO Box 34216, Charlotte, NC  28216, fax to (704) 551-7246, or email  

EOE/Drug Testing.


8100 Denmark Road
Charlotte, NC 28273-5975
Attn: Recruitment

(704) 551-7246

For our online employment application, click here. If you are interested in working in a Cato, Versona, It's Fashion, or It's Fashion Metro store, fill out the online employment application and take the completed form to the store. To find the store nearest you, please click on the Store Locator.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug-free workplace
You must be at least 18 years of age to be employed by the company.