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Merchandising Operations Associate (Partial Remote)

Company: Bob's Discount Furniture
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Merchandising Operations Associate is an entry level position within the Merchandising Department. -As a Merchandising Operations Associate you will be involved in many aspects of the buying process and complete functions that contribute to the buying team's ability to achieve their goals. - This position plays an extremely important role within the Merchandising Department and will be a point of contact for communication across multiple departments at Bobs.
Responsibilities
Uphold the principles of honesty, integrity and fairness when interacting with employees, suppliers and customers
Maintain accurate Assortment Plans as requested by the merchants
Help develop and maintain standard operating procedures for the merchandising department
Assist in compiling reports and performing some analysis as requested by the buyers
Coordinate all facets of new (placed or proposed), or revised merchandise procurement after the buying decision is finalized including, but not limited to: SKUing all goods in a manner that adheres to Bob's SOP
Sample coordination - Initial samples, marketing samples and maintenance of sample area
Vendor agreements (COI, compliance, etc.)
All Inter-organization communication
Swatches and selling support material procurement and distribution
Merchandise transfers
Merchandise Announcements (New Item Alerts, etc.)

Maintain and distribute an accurate report detailing all incoming product placements (New Goods Report) as well as our Discontinued Product Report
Foster positive relationships between the department, other departments within Bob's Discount Furniture and with the vendor community
Support the buyers with product style-out preparation and tracking of product samples
Required Qualifications
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite - to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint in particular
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Self-directed individual who can work independently and yet collaborate with team members cross-functionally as necessary
High attention to detail
Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
Highly organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines
Preferred Qualification
Associates or Bachelor's degree
Retail or analytical training or experience

Bob's Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.

Keywords: Bob's Discount Furniture, Middletown , Merchandising Operations Associate (Partial Remote), Hospitality & Tourism , Middletown, Connecticut

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