Assorter Job Description Sample
Sr. Mgr Assortment & Ranging, Ctc-Nat'l Mall
Assorted Positions - Permian Basin, Pecos, TX
Assorted positions include the following.
All require clear background and drug test
Positions are outside of El Paso, in PECOS, TX area.
Assorted pays depending on position. Full Time Housekeeping Receptionist General Labor
Free Housing and utilities, private rooms
Transportation to the job site provided
Low-cost meals or make-own meals
No English required
Overtime available * 2 weeks on-call 24/7 outside of El Paso
SR Analyst Assortment Planning
The Senior Analyst should be an advocate for implementing assortment planning best practices across the portfolio of categories. MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES, AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 90% Work in collaboration with Merchants to determine category review goals and objectives, conduct standard and ad hoc analysis to identify key drivers of performance, recommend assortment decisions that will improve category performance and develop financial plans that reflect category changes. Typical analysis will include: (a) marketplace and macroeconomic trends impacting the category including competitive assessment, (b) vendor portfolio strengths and weaknesses including private brand, (c) line structure, (d) store clustering, (e) customer and store feedback, (f) identifying key product attributes and (g) regional performance.
Develop executive-level presentations that summarize analysis including historical category performance, strategic rationale underpinning assortment decisions and expected financial impact. Report out to all levels of management. Accountable for accuracy, thoroughness, thought process, timeliness and viability of recommendations. 10% Own Merchant/Associate Merchant relationship for designated department.
Special projects. Ad hoc analysis and reporting. NATURE AND SCOPE This position reports to the Senior Manager, Assortment Planning.
This position has no direct responsibility for supervising others. ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area.
Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time. Additional Environmental
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Additional
Education Required: The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years Physical
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Additional
Strong analytical and communication skills
MBA Prior experience in merchandising, planning and analysis Prior experience with merchandise planning software Proficient with Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint Strong analytical skills including demonstrated aptitude with financial analysis and ability to generate insight from large and complex data sets Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively articulate viewpoint to executive leadership and ability to write compelling executive level presentations Strong project management skills and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Ability to partner with cross-functional teams at all levels across a complex organization Ability to get results despite a large workload, competing demands and working in a fast paced environment Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands, adjust to change quickly and work constructively under pressure Ability to structure nebulous projects and to work constructively under tight deadlines Ability to influence peers and business partners without authority We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
1. Manage and track frame display capacity and store layouts. 2. Develop quarterly updates for the stores depending on sales trend changes and frame collection updates. 3. Communicate and manage assortment changes in conjunction with the merchandising, inventory and visual merchandising departments in the company. 4. Participate in frame merchandising line reviews in order to grasp the shift in selling trends with frame collections. 5. Analyze sales trends by frame collection by store bi-annually in order to recommend merchandising assortment changes for stores to implement. 6. Coordinate and implement new store assortments by working with and getting agreement from merchandising Product Managers. 7. Download all data to prepare for inventory management implementation of assortment and collection changes. 8. Manage master files of all collections of frame assortments. Work closely with product managers to ensure accurate updates and changes. 9. Participate in quarterly review of non-model frame product - developing methods for reducing the overall amount of Non-model inventory. 10. Partner with Inventory Analyst to adjust inventory levels for stores. Experience & Background:
One to three (3) years of related work experience
Strong customer focus
Developed professional, oral/written communication, presentation and telephone skills required.
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Access Education:
High School Diploma, Associate degree, or equivalent work experience
Bachelor’s degree preferred Job Requisition ID: JR25100 Job Title: Assortment Planner
Job Type:* Full-Time
Location:* San Antonio, TX
Post Date:* 02/16/2018
Front Desk Monitor Assorted Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends, 4Pm-12Am/Mon,Fri,Sun)
THIS IS A PAID POSITION! The Front Desk Monitor answers telephone calls and takes messages for staff. Receives and assists visitors, aids residents, and admits people through the front door.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma plus two years related experience. Must possess a polite and pleasant manner, be efficient and firm, and have the ability to operate a busy front desk/security operation. Must be able to perform diverse tasks with ease and maintain confidentiality.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Greet all visitors and assist them directory or announce their arrival to staff or residents. 2.
Ensure that all residents sign in and out. 3. Handle or assist in crisis intervention. 4. Monitor emergency alarm systems. 5.
Acts appropriately in emergency situations. 6. Performs other duties that may be assigned.
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ID:* 9525614 Program Name: Harmony House, Rose House, Regent, East 119th Street, Liberty House
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Assortment Planning Manager
ASSORTMENT PLANNING MANAGER Department:
MERCHANDISE PLANNING Division:
GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The principal purpose of this position is to provide guidance, direction and training to assortment planners to drive sales and margin by establishing appropriate assortments by dept, category, and/or subcategory.
ESSENTIAL ACTIVIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Training best practices and standardized processes for assortment planning, including but not limited to:
Cluster establishment by category
Number of SKUs per category
Number of SKUs per category per cluster
Minimum presentation quantities for SKU / cluster
Total SKU receipt quantities and flow by cluster
Analysis for premarket
Asst planning tool usage
Tying back to the top down merchandise financial plan to the Department and Category level, which ties to corporate financial strategy and financial plans
Overseeing the training and development of the Assortment Planning organization
Implementing strategy to incorporate space and presentation standards into assortment process
Partnering closely with Merchant partners to understand/drive category/product direction and sales plans
Partnering with Inventory Management team to ensure receipt flow generated from assortment planning is smooth across weeks
Partnering with Merchandise Planning to ensure plans and inventory management activities are aligned
Participating in Category Level Merchandise Strategy Reviews
Participating in the monthly performance review process
Specialized Experience, Education, Training, or
Experience managing at least 3-5 direct reports
Bachelor’s degree (BA / BS / BFA) or equivalent
Assortment planning or merchandising background
Relevant experience and understanding of key retail operations, such as Merchandising, Store Operations, Logistics, Finance, Information Systems, and Planning
Proven and successful experience in the creation and presentation of item plans
Ability to consolidate, analyze, and communicate data into actionable direction
Ability to drive business decisions based on numerous data to drive sales, profit, and product assortment efficiencies, supporting business objectives
Proven ability to lead others and function effectively in a team environment
Possesses strong organizational skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
Ability to train, manage, and motivate direct reports
Excellent communication skills
Auto Req ID: 115679BR Zip/Postal Code::
Employment Status:: FT
Manager, Allocation Assortment
GENERAL PURPOSE: The Allocation Assortment Manager, is responsible for ensuring both the product Treasure Hunt and inventory objectives are achieved across all Stores, addressing regional and volume differences through targeted allocations. The Allocation Assortment Manager will develop and train Assortment Analysts and Associate Analysts to create and execute allocation strategies that support the merchandising vision.
Develop and oversee the execution of assortment strategies by business area + Collaborate with Merchant and Planning partners in monthly meetings on achieving assortment vision
Assess the broad implications of assortment strategies and allocation execution required to achieve + Review effectiveness of allocation strategies and results through review of reporting, analytics and store visits
Provide insight and opportunities on improving assortment through modifying allocation approach/rules + Identify opportunities to enhance systems and processes to optimize allocation results
Provide Merchant partners with clear and relevant feedback and findings regarding their business and allocation strategies + Collaborate with cross functional business partners within the department and across the organization to ensure key strategies and objectives are achieved
Provide leadership with visibility and status updates on all strategic initiatives across business areas + Keep direct reports informed on business direction, strategies, goals and objectives
Create an environment that challenges associates to grow and advance their skills and careers
Provide opportunities for associates to participate in cross functional and/or team projects and initiatives + Collaborate with associates to identify key competencies for their individual development goals to grow in their role and/or career
Provide ongoing coaching and feedback in weekly/monthly meetings and through formal appraisal channels
Communication/Informing + Dealing with Ambiguity + Decision Quality
Developing Direct Reports + Motivation Others
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required + 5-7 years of experience in an allocation/planning/buying role + 1-3 year’s experience managing people + High level of analytic skills and business acumen
Strong communication and presentation skills + Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites with advanced Excel skills PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
- Sr. Assortment Analyst + Assortment Analyst + Associate Assortment Analyst
DISCLAIMER This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion. Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.
Sr Director Of Assortment Strategy And Systems Implementation, CK Retail - Calvin Klein
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Design Your Future at PVH Sr Director of Assortment Strategy and Systems Implementation, CK Retail - CALVIN KLEIN The Senior Director role will provide leadership and strategic direction relative to store profiles, assortment planning, and demand and inventory planning. The Director will also play a key role in all MPA / IT initiatives and implementations including JDA Demand (PVH Performs), JDA AP, PLM, and SAP. He/She will work cross functionally with Planning, Merchandising, Visual, Store Operations, Real Estate and Finance. He/She will provide strategic guidance and analysis as the organization transitions assortments, lifestyles, and develops new merchandise strategies. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Provide strategic guidance regarding all elements of assortment planning – store profiles, depth and customer choice count and flow of inventory.
Participate in real estate and store development decisions providing assessments relative to product mix and productivity of assortments
Participate in monthly OTB and make recommendations for inventory flow strategies to support sales and margin forecasts.
Participate in monthly store planning meeting- ensure focus on key strategies and optimization of available inventory by store profile.
Partner with Planning, Visual, and Store Operations on new store openings, product launches, localization strategies and capacity management.
Assume a leadership role relative to the launch of new business or new store types. Support decisions for product, flow, and depth and breadth with analysis and recommendations.
Maintain Business Processes and serve as subject-matter expert for process improvements.
Participate in a leadership role in all key IT initiatives including JDA, PLM and SAP launches. Serve as a subject matter expert, as well as, a liaison for the division.
Partner with the SVP of Planning and EVP of Merchandising to develop product/assortment plans to support sales and margin goals.
Partner with merchants and planners relative to the development of seasonal assortment plans, including assessments and recommendations of APS and volume tiers. Participate in line development and attend product walk throughs.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Experience : 7-10 years’ retail experience in planning or allocation; minimum of 3 years of prior supervision required.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required
Strong interpersonal, presentation, and supervisory abilities
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with track record of driving results through innovative solutions
Ability to balance both quantitative and qualitative information when recommending strategies and tactics.
Technical knowledge in PC based systems and application software including JDA Planning/Allocation, and Island Pacific. Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills It is the policy of PVH Corp. to ensure equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, qualified veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation. http://www.pvh.com at http://www.pvh.com/ Continue exploring our current job opportunities and take the next step towards designing your future. at https://pvh.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PVH_Careers/jobs With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We are over 35,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $8.2 billion in 2016 annual revenues. We own and market the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, Arrow, Speedo*, Warner's, and Olga brands and, in addition, market a variety of goods under our own and licensed brands. *The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International, Ltd.
Ecommerce Assortment Specialist
Assist with all eCommerce assortment activities, including managing our portfolio of products to support our endless aisle. Work with supplier partners who can reliably deliver high quality products on spec and within targeted costs. Drive results that achieve planned cost levels and progress toward increasing the operational effectiveness of key performance indicators (KPI). Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
- Manage all required documents needed for Ship to Home(STH) launch. This includes following up with the vendor community which currently consists of our top 75 suppliers and will eventually encompass a portfolio of up to 1500 companies:
- Standard Vendor Agreements (SVA): ensuring these are signed
- Request for Information (RFI): ensuring these are filled out to completion at the RBP group level
- Base Terms Agreement: ensuring this is signed without any redlines/adjustments
- Manage a master vendor contact list for each of our assortments.
- Manage the timeline of getting all the paperwork signed and returned.
- Assist in initiating item setup for all selected STH SKUs.
- Assist in managing the expected assortment flow into the FCs.
- Assist in requesting, receiving and checking all samples of product we plan on adding to the assortment.
- Manage the ecommerce assortment in CFIC and ensure the validity of the data and images is accurate.
- Manage the consistent assortment changes which may include:
- Item maintenance: size or package changes
- Item deletes in brick and mortar
- New items added in brick and mortar
- Assist in managing the communication between the category manager and corporate food technology on product recalls.
- Assist eCommerce assortment managers in communicating STH status updates on a period-basis.
- Initiate cost analysis on Vitacost assortment transitioning shipping from supplier to direct.
- Upon STH launch, assist in reporting and communication of results.
- Confer regularly and report progress to key stakeholders/team members through routine progress reports
- Seek ways to continually improve team collaboration, workflow and project processes
- Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Some of the Behaviors needed to successfully perform this position are:
- Puts the Customer First- Anticipates customer needs, champions for the customer, acts with customers in mind, exceeds customers’ expectations, gains customers’ trust and respect.
- Communicates effectively and candidly- Communicates clearly and directly, approachable, relates well to others, engages people and helps them understand change, provides and seeks feedback, articulates clearly, actively listens.
- Achieves results through teamwork – Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish individual and team goals.
- Leads through positive influence – Demonstrates strong character; builds partnerships; models a conscious balance between work and personal life; takes personal responsibility for own development; role models leadership qualities such as motivation, inspiration, passion and trust.
- Coaches and develops others- Develops and cares about associates, builds effective teams, helps people be their best, values and manages diversity, provides candid and constructive feedback.
- Leads change and innovation- Challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, champions and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, demonstrates good judgment about which ideas will work.
- Executes with excellence- Is action oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to consistently meet or exceed goals.
- Provides clear and strategic direction- Plans and organizes well, sets a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities, has the ability to visualize and plan for the future, understands the industry and marketplace.
- Safety Awareness- Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.
- 2+ years in the workforce with a demonstrated understanding of product merchandising and customer communication channels
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams
- Ability to achieve objectives through others
- Strong organization and multi-tasking skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Proven ability to bring resolution under challenging circumstances
- Effective oral and written communication skills including formal presentation
Desired Previous Job Experience
- 2+ years in category management, assortment planning, buying, merchandising, digital or operations
Sr. Business Process Analyst- Assortment Planning
Sr. Business Process Analyst- Assortment Planning Posted Date:Jul-26-2017 Job ID:8017 Job Type:Full Time Job Function:Merchandising City:Bellevue State:Washington Store:Eastgate Headquarters ------------------------------------------------------------------------ What's cool about this job The Assortment Senior Business Process Analyst contributes to REI’s success by driving the design, development and delivery of critical Assortment business capabilities that will enable REI’s future Merchandising strategies and initiatives. This strategic role will work with the Business (Merchandising, Planning, and Inventory Management) and Merchandising IT in co-developing and influencing the Assortment Planning Roadmap and bringing the associated capabilities to life through the creation and delivery of new processes and tools. This role will bring strong retail industry and Assortment Planning thought leadership and experience in designing and implementing new Assortment Planning processes and tools to drive improved delivery of Merchandising strategies across the Co-op. Key ResponsibilitiesAssortment Planning Subject Matter Expertise * Function as the Assortment Planning subject matter expert in business functionality, end to end processes, data flow, and functional architecture of systems supported
Develop and maintain a complete working knowledge of REI Merchandising and Inventory Management holistic processes, procedures, and current applications as well as future solutions _ _ Assortment Planning Roadmap * Co-identify, scope and plan Assortment Planning capabilities with the Merchandising Solutions Leadership and cross functional partners to enable REI’s Merchandising Strategies
Provide recommendations and assist with developing plans to drive capability design and implementation strategies
Design, develop and deliver presentations that educate, inform, and influence critical business decisions of Merchants and Business Leaders _ _ Discovery and Requirements Gathering * Drive the documentation of the “As Is” processes and identify/prioritize opportunities and pain points
Assist in building and socializing initial business case and project value proposition
Co-lead business working sessions and/or interviews for requirements gathering sessions that may act as an input into vendor RFPs
Interpret business needs, document requirement or user stories, and guide high level solution design on behalf of Merchandising
Identify and recommend tools or applications that achieve positive business results, enabling industry standard processes and leading best practices _ _ Business Process Design * Analyze, interpret and improve department specific business processes to support Merchandising strategies, capabilities and key projects
Lead and participate in business process design workshops, advocating for the business users, understanding and enabling industry leading best practices across multiple merchandising disciplines
Own “To Be” business processes design and documentation with the team and understand and analyze gaps providing recommended solutions
Support the implementation of industry best practices, company programs, procedures, and methods _ _ Change Management/Training * Collaborate with Change Management and Training to help identify initial impact assessments, the change management and training strategies, and associated communication plans
Assist with Change Management and Training in the physical training and rollout plans for new systems or enhancements to existing systems (as required) * Act as a Change Champion with the business in communicating and supporting the new process or technology capabilities UAT Strategy and Execution * Own co-developing and socializing the UAT Strategy with cross divisional partners
Create UAT Test Scripts to test and approve new capability/system functionality
Execute UAT Test Scripts with the Business and IT Business Go Live Planning and Communications * Work with the Business, IT, and Change Management and Training partners to develop the business go live/rollout strategy and communications plan
Partner with the Business and IT to execute defined plans Post Go Live Support * Collaborates with Change Management and Training to conduct post go live adoption and training support
Co-own the Product Roadmap post implementation to identify and plan for future solution enhancements
- Own grooming and prioritizing backlog of potential enhancements and solution modifications General Project Management * Participate in all project related governance meetings including design sessions, daily stand-ups, sprint retrospectives and sprint demonstrations for Agile projects and all other project meetings as required Bring your passion and expertise
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Merchandising, Retail Operations or related field * 5+ years professional retail industry or consulting experience preferably in Merchandising Assortment Planning with knowledge of the end-to-end retail model (Merchandising, Supply Chain, Operations) * 2+ years of business process design and improvement experience (e.g. Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen) with a focus in Merchandising Assortment Planning * 1+ year of project management-oriented delivery experience and methodologies (e.g. Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)- Waterfall and Agile) in Merchandising, Supply Chain, or Retail Operations
Experience in implementing Enterprise Merchandising Assortment Planning Solutions (e.g. TXT, JDA, Oracle, etc.) * Ability to work and act as the conduit/translator between Merchandising Business and IT partners (business and IT knowledge) * Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities
Focused on delivering quality work through using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals.
Strong analytical skills with ability to think critically, from both an operational and financial perspective, when solutioning end-to-end and related identifying impacts
Team player that openly, actively and flexibly collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals
Proficient in developing senior management level communications, statuses and presentation materials
Strong self-starter with ability to self-educate and learn while doing in a highly complex and rapidly changing environment
Advanced computer skills, to include, but not limited to: Microsoft Suite of Tools (Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint) required Why you'll love it here You'll get to work with vendors who represent some of the top brands in the outdoor industry. At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place. With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more. REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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