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Aaron's, Inc.

Manager, Workforce Planning

Aaron's, Inc. - Kennesaw, GA

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Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader with continued growth.  In business since 1955, we have grown to over 2,000 stores across North America built on a foundation of excellence, customer focus, quality products and services.  Personally, and professionally, we hold ourselves to high standards and an unwavering commitment to do what’s right; treating every individual with respect, compassion and integrity.  We are highly invested in the communities we serve through our community outreach programs, donating time, products and services locally and nationally.

As a potential Aaron’s Associate, you’ll share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life.  You’ll be a contributing team member in an environment that embraces challenge and has a strong drive to achieve.  We like to set the bar high, roll up our sleeves and work together to out-perform the competition.  You’ll have an opportunity to work in an environment which prides itself on recognizing and rewarding top performers.

Interested in becoming a Manager, Workforce Planning at Aaron’s?  As a Manager, Workforce Planning, you will be responsible for developing and implementing workforce planning processes and programs.  This position gathers, validates, and analyzes data from a variety of sources related to workforce planning.  Responsible for identifying and driving best practices; makes recommendations and drives toward implementation of new solutions.  Seen as an expert in data analysis, modeling, capacity planning, and business analytics.  Partners with various teams including Finance, HR, IT and Operations leaders to analyze data, develop recommendations and implement projects.

Come see why the difference is personal at Aaron’s, connect with us today!


Develop and implement comprehensive and consistent strategies, tools, and processes related to workforce planning, staffing efficiencies, schedule forecasting, and staffing costs. 

Develop Workforce Planning metrics and reports with IT and other departments. 

Reviews data to monitor or identify trends.  Collaborates with the Operations Leaders and other internal department and uses expert knowledge to identify areas of opportunity.

Spend time with the field to learn, seek feedback, and to implement new solutions

Partner with senior leadership to identify, develop and implement strategies, policies and programs. 

Develop and track budget for all workforce planning projects and initiatives. 

Partners with other teams to implement Workforce Planning initiatives.


Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study.  Master’s degree preferred.

7 years of experience focusing on workforce analytics with demonstrated success in identifying areas of opportunity and successful implementations.  Experience with business analysis preferred. 

Experience with a larger retail company strongly preferred.

Strong data analytics and financial analysis background

Exceptional written, organizational and communication skills

Strong interpersonal and communications skills to work effectively with all levels of staff

Strong organizational/time management skills and multi-tasking abilities

Proven experience in change management a plus

At Aaron’s, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes:


Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays

Ongoing training and development

Medical, dental & vision insurance

401(k) plan

Life insurance

Disability benefits

Employee Purchase Discounts

A drug screen and criminal background investigation are required before beginning employment at Aaron’s.  A job performance reference check is also required.


Aaron’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Aaron's, Inc.


Manager, Workforce Planning Aaron's, Inc. - Kennesaw, GA, United States


Location: Kennesaw, GA

Company Profile:
Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a national leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has more than 1,800 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada. Founded in 1955 by entrepreneur R. Charles Loudermilk Sr. and headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's has been publicly traded since 1982. In 2009, Aaron Rents re-branded to Aaron's, Inc to bring the company in line with the same name that all stores now operate under. Over 55 million households across North America know and trust the Aaron's name.