Merchant Patroller Job Description Sample
Sign Patrol Specialist...... Yesco Chicago
We are seeking part-time employees to conduct nightly sign patrols. They will be responsible for driving a specific route. Routes will include contract customers. Specialists will be looking for sign and lighting outages. Outage descriptions and photos will be submitted via smartphone to our office.
Service & Maintenance
Electronic Display Service & Programming
Good knowledge of the Northern area and surrounding cities, Valid drivers license with a clean driving record (must provide driving record), Reliable vehicle, Valid auto insurance (must provide proof of insurance), Ability to work after dark on a regular basis
Valid Drives License
High school or equivalent education
Sales and or Delivery experience a plus
YESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
Safety Service Patrol Lead Patroller - Fairfax
Position Title Safety Service Patrol Lead Patroller
Fairfax United States of America
Job Summary This position will be a direct report to the Regional Safety Service Patrol (SSP) Management Team with direct public and multi-agency communications. The routine responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Provide SSP Operator mentoring, coaching, and training as necessary
Serve as delegate to Regional SSP Supervisor
Incident detection and disruptions in traffic
Minimizing incident duration by participation of quick clearance techniques
Clearance of debris and/or obstructions from the roadways
Establishing temporary traffic control for emergency responders and providing scene assistance as needed
Reversible roadway and high-occupancy vehicle gate operations support to ensure safe and incident-free lane change functions
Conducting pre and post-trip checks
Provide feedback on SSP Operator Trainee staff performance
Scheduling and shuttle SSP vehicles for maintenance
Perform routine cleaning and restock consumables in assigned vehicle
Provide motorist assistance services
Adherence to established policies and procedures
Maintain up-to-date training and certifications
Other ad-hoc initiatives as assigned by the Project Management Team
High School Diploma and or equivalent certificate(GED) + 2+ years of experience as Safety Service Patrol, incident management, dispatch, civil engineering or other Traffic Management experience
Be a minimum of 21 years of age
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; must also successfully complete Virginia Department of Transportation fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC).
Possess a valid Virginia Class D License and a clean driving record in the last 7 years, including no suspension of license or single violation that Virginia Motor Vehicle treats as worth 6 demerits.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust, dryness, noise, and automotive-related chemicals (e.g., fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.); position requires frequent operation of vehicles, lifting of less than 25 pounds, and work around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; often standing/walking, repetitive bending & stooping, lifting of 25-75 pounds, working with arms above shoulder level, and power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.); occasional work at heights, and work on electrical circuits; rare lifting of greater than 75 pounds, and stair climbing. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment.
Possess or be able and willing to obtain CPR certifications
Basic competency in using computers such as laptops, smart pads.
Working knowledge of basic automotive repair
Demonstrate positive customer service attitude - both to co-workers (internal customers) and Customers
Ability to work alternate work schedules and on-call duties at a 24/7/365 operation center; Schedules are dictated by need of operation and stated in advance. Schedules will vary.
Able to maintain situational awareness at all times.
Adherence to all federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, regulations and standards related to traffic and motor vehicle operation and safety
Ability to maintain a courteous and considerate demeanor at all times and constantly strive to provide customer excellence
Willingness to consistently do their part to contribute and maintain a safe and secure workplace
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
High degree of autonomy in carrying out responsibilities requires a strong sense of judgement and self-motivation to perform, while also working in a team, collaborative environment.
Position is performed outdoors 100% of the time, along roadsides in an uncontrolled work environment
Uniform compliance to ANSI 107 Class 3 standards and safety shoes meeting current ASTM F2413 standards (program provided)
Short or no notice work assignments
Must be able to operate with a Safety first mentality while adapting to changing conditions and at times performing multiple tasks.
Geographic familiarity with regional freeway system and arterial roads
Knowledge/experience of incident management techniques
Radio and telecommunications experience
- Associate’s degree in incident management, dispatch or transportation related field or a combination of education and practical experience in similar roles
What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees. NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.Job CategoryTransportation Operations Management / Traffic MonitoringCountryUnited States of AmericaPosition StatusFull-TimeRequisition/Vacancy No.177169BRQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Misc./Trades Position Type: Full Time Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years Relocation Provided: No Education Required:
High School Diploma RC/Department: 5560 -GPL-C-DAMAGE PREVENTION BRAZOS :KMPL Position Description Primary Purpose: •Perform and coordinate work group activities including patrolling, locating, construction inspection, and excavation inspection of Company gas/liquids pipelines, appurtenances, compressor stations, process plants and other related facilities. Essential Duties and
•Locate and mark facilities per Company Damage Prevention Program and One-Call procedures prior to and during encroachments and excavation. •Performing pipeline patrols, population density surveys, leak detection surveys and inspections per Company procedures. •Coordinate local Damage Prevention activities. •Provide oversight and inspection to ensure asset protection and compliance with Company procedures of excavation activities near pipeline facilities. •Responsible for inspection of projects primarily relating to excavation near pipeline facilities and repair of pipeline facilities. •Responsible for inspection duties per Company policies including: Completion of required documentation, as-built drawings, contractor oversight and supervision, act as Company representative during construction activities, report progress to Operations and Project Manager, and ensure proper reporting and compliance with Safety and Environmental policies. •Represent the Company during contacts with landowner/tenants, public officials/emergency officials and at local meetings. (One Call, Pipeline Groups, Soil Conservation, USFS, etc.) •Train and oversee company and third party personnel as required (e.g., personnel in progression, transport drivers, contractors, visitors) •Perform governmental compliance activities (PHMSA, State Agencies, EPA, USFS, etc.) •Perform mapping, record keeping, and data entry duties per Company policies. •I.D., report and correct safety and environmental concerns. •Actively participate in safety programs and initiatives. •Participate in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans. •Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping. •Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, regulatory, and Company tariff requirements. •Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence. •Regular and reliable attendance. •Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements Educational Requirements •High school diploma or GED. Experience / specific knowledge: •Experience analyzing, adjusting, and making minor repairs on compressor engines, pumps and other associated equipment. •Knowledge of compressor or pump station, process plant, gas treatment, storage facilities, gathering and transmission pipeline systems operations. •Knowledge of operating costs and best practices associated with the equipment in area of responsibility. •Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, P&IDs, and other diagrams. •Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high and low pressure systems. •Knowledge of company policies, procedures and practices, and regulatory and tariff requirements. •Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, various operation systems and other company software). •Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals. Certifications, licenses, registrations: •Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers. •May be required to possess a commercial driver’s license, drive a company commercial vehicle and comply with all commercial vehicle regulations. •Achieve and maintain all qualifications and progression requirements applicable to the job classification.
Competencies, skills, and abilities: •Must respond to, and address, callouts and emergencies during and after regular business hours including after dark hours, which require carrying a communication device. •Good record of safe work practices. •Good verbal and written communications skills. •Depending upon the location and workload, travel will be required. • Overtime may be required and is anticipated •Be available for shift work when applicable. •Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details and follow work rules. •Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets. •The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed. Working conditions / Physical demands: •Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions. •Must be able to frequently, enter confined spaces, climb to and work from elevated platforms, excavated areas, ladders, stairwells, walkways, etc •Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions, and ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to waist (occasional) •May work in low-lit areas Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge (above the minimum requirements; not required, but advantageous in this position). •Pipeline experience The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned. 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.
Merchant Engagement Lead
Job Description: Merchant Engagement Lead: All payments innovation requires adoption by merchants.
Must understand and be able to shape payment innovations to fit merchant goals and limitations around process and technology.
Must have deep understanding of retail business practices, including payments acceptance, store operations, digital marketing strategy, social media management, competitive landscape, corporate structure and ownership.
Must be able to clearly define and articulate value proposition of innovation in payments and digital resources, including construction of marketing and digital assets to support sales pitches and relationship building.
Must be able to build large network of people in retail organizations, not specific to financial positions. Must be able to network with CFO organization as well as Marketing, Loyalty, CRM, Technology leadership and others at bodies managing retail brands.
Must be able to partner with internal teams who seek audiences with the same merchants. Must be able to coordinate sales and outreach among Corporate/Commercial Banking activities, Consumer Banking partnerships, co-branded marketing opportunities, and other teams within Bank of America.
- Must have deep understanding around core payment systems (Cash, Checks, ACH, Card, Wires) and emerging technologies that are redefining customer use, adoption, and opportunity (e.g. IoT, blockchain, fraud/authentication methods, networks, etc).
+ 10 years’ experience in a payments organization.
Strong partnering skills Preferred:
MBA Bank of America will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with San Francisco ordinance 17-14 and federal law applicable to Bank of America.
Posting Date : 11/09/2017
Location : San Francisco, CA, 1455 Market St (CA5701), Wilmington, DE, BRACEBRIDGE I, 1100 N King St, Charlotte, NC, ONE BANK OF AMERICA CENTER, 150 N COLLEGE ST, - United States
Travel : Yes, 20% of the time Full / Part-time
: Full time
Hours Per Week
: 40 Shift
: 1st shift
Assistance for Applicants with Disabilities Bank of America is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please visit the Applicants with Disabilities page at http://careers.bankofamerica.com/us/applicants-with-disabilities .
Diversity & Inclusion At Bank of America, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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Category Merchant - Pet Job
Category Merchant - Pet Job Apply now » Date: Feb 15, 2018 Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581 Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 16 states from Maine to Florida. While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent. If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you succeed. CATEGORY MERCHANT The Category Merchant is responsible for managing the overall merchandising process for assigned categories, developing business objectives, achieving sales, margin and inventory goals, negotiating vendor pricing and terms, building vendor relationships, and providing leadership to the merchandise team. Additional responsibilities include:
Responsible for the performance of assigned categories including driving growth, category profitability and customer experience.
Responsible for product selection and the development of competitive merchandise assortment plans that achieve financial objectives.
Negotiates pricing and terms with new, existing and prospective vendors. Builds strong relationships with the vendor community and exercises flexibility in approach to negotiations.
Oversees the development of the sales and margin plans and sales forecasts for assigned categories.
Communicates merchandising strategies to cross functional teams to ensure proper and timely execution of strategy. Connects strategies to business operations and maintains an understanding of business operational goals and challenges.
Responsible for price management for assigned categories including price indexing and achievement of price targets.
Collaborates with the Marketing team to develop pricing, promotional and campaign strategies for assigned categories.
Continually monitors merchandising performance and promptly reacts to changes in the business to capitalize on opportunities and mitigate risks.
Provides leadership and training to the merchandise team. Provides the team with frequent and actionable feedback and professional development opportunities.
Establishes and maintains a reputation of credibility and responsiveness in the marketplace.
Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business or operations related field + 4+ years related merchandising / category management experience
Negotiation skills and decision-making ability
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Proven analytical and organizational skills BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. Nearest Major Market: Worcester Apply now »
Merchant Services Inside Sales Representative - Spokane
As a Merchant Services Insides Sales Representative, you will be responsible for selling merchant services to new and existing clients, branch, and corporate referrals to accomplish assigned individual, department, and bank goals. In pursuit of this, you will provide sales support to current and prospective customers by analyzing customer business needs, providing product and pricing information, preparing proposals, gathering and completing required applications and underwriting documentation, communicating underwriting decisions to prospects and internal customers, and responding to referrals and inquiries.
Analyze merchant processing scenarios to create customer comparisons and set discount and fee pricing to offer competitive rates and services to clients while maintaining bank profitability and service levels.
Responsible for completing applications, obtaining appropriate signatures, gathering required underwriting support, and researching supporting documentation on merchant applicants.
Responsible for submitting applications to appropriate approval authorities and making recommendations regarding the underwriting decisions. Inform merchant of results, including approvals and declines.
Responsible for providing advanced problem resolution for support reps or other bankcard staff.
Responsible for serving as the primary contact for internal and external customers and as a resource for product and technical information, pricing, and the bank's acceptance policy.
Maintain sufficient bank product knowledge to recognize cross-sell opportunities and refer these to the appropriate bank area.
Responsible for documenting sales and referrals and following up with merchants to ensure quality assurance and customer satisfaction.
Demonstrate compliance with all bank regulations that apply to your position, and keep up to date on regulation changes.
Maintain working knowledge of our policies and procedures regarding the Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security and other regulations that apply to your position.
High School Diploma or GED Required.
1-3 years of sales and/or servicing experience.
Experience in merchant card processing/credit card industry required.
Experience in the banking industry preferred.
Knowledge of Umpqua products and services required.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions Work involves:
Lifting to 10 pounds. No relocation is offered.
About Us We do things a little differently here at Umpqua. Our retail stores serve as community hubs, our associates are given up to 40 hours of volunteer time each year, and we're never satisfied with the status quo. It's no wonder we've made "Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For" eight years in a row. But greatness has no finish line, so we continue every day to keep people at the center of everything we do. We focus on building relationships, understanding our customers' needs and connecting to people in new and innovative ways -- always staying true to our mission of providing personalized banking for all people, whenever and however they prefer to bank. Umpqua Bank is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We maintain a drug-free workplace and may perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Senior Merchant - Brand House
Senior Merchant - Brand House 109517 Baltimore, Maryland 02/14/2018 Corporate Apply Now Save JobRemove Job View Saved Jobs Apply Later Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other. Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther. We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game. Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand. That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace. The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?! The Senior Merchant will be given a rare opportunity to be part of one of the most focal retail divisions at Under Armour. Passion, desire and integrity are traits we look for in our teammates. This is a key role in the Retail Merchant Team and is accountable for continual success of an owned product category and overseeing a team in a secondary area. You will play a key role in the store product assortments in partnership with the global merchants while partnering with key members of the Retail Team in creating profitable businesses. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage and define a merchandising vision and business strategy for a specific product category while reporting to the Director of Merchandising and part of a vertical team of peer merchants; influence and coach a secondary product vision with a developing product team.
Oversee and coach another merchant in a smaller business for revenue and personal development success.
Create and optimize product assortments within Brand House that will maximize potential for revenue and profit.
Partner and lead a team of cross functional procedure experts assigned to the same category that include a Planning partner, Allocation Analyst, and Visual Merchandising partner.
Create a merchandising flow calendar that identifies key items, trends, and product launches appropriate to the product category.
Represent Brand House Retail at the merchandising, marketing and other cross functional category meetings.
Determine strategy for floor planograms for product placement. Influence collateral needs for product placement and emphasis.
Analyze sales trends and make recommendations for strategic action.
Analyze historical sales performances and use as influence in making merchandising strategies for anniversary time periods.
Foster positive relationships with the stores and getting their feedback and insight as to product needs and consumer reactions to product assortments and items.
Facilitate and prepare line reviews for product category of responsibility. Supervisory Responsibilities Associate Merchant(s), Assistant Merchant(s) Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Excellent leadership and partnership skills.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
Ability to be part of a team, set challenging standards, develop strong partnerships, and lead others to action.
Knowledge of Apparel product lines and Under Armour’s position within the industry.
Knowledge or experiences with performance product a plus.
Ability to communicate product strategies verbally and in writing. Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree or related work experience.
Five years plus merchandising or buying experience in a progressive, high growth retail organization. At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Customer Service Specialist / Merchant Assistant
11986BRPosting Title:Customer Service Specialist / Merchant AssistantJob Posting: CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Customer Service Specialist / Merchant Assistant to join our growing team. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have the ability to multi-task, and problem solve. You will:
Apply and process grain loads for truck, barge, and rail, ensuring accurate applications to contract, timely payments and high level customer satisfaction.
Review grain settlement documents, process grain checks, and balance contract bookings daily.
Enter and verify contracts, contract pricings, contract amendments, contract addendums, and contract confirmations in the appropriate software environment.
Interact and assist customers with questions or issues related to their deliveries, contracts, applications, payments, and web portal account.
Reconcile grain hedging accounts within specified time frames.
Manage contracts and offers created in an online portal environment.
- Assist or manage reporting requests, customer needs and special projects
Associate’s degree (additional years of experience may offset education requirement) + 2 years of related experience
Experience interacting with internal and external customers
- Proficient with MS Word & Excel
Grain accounting experience
Agris accounting software experience Auto req ID:11986BR :CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth. CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer. The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.Minimum Years of Experience Required:2City:SycamoreDivision:LE - Ag Business Country Ops State/Province:Illinois Minimum Education Required:AssociateEmployment Status:ACTIVE FULL TIME Career Type:Customer Service
Assistant Fresh Merchant - Foodkick
The Assistant Fresh Merchant for FoodKick will assist the Fresh Merchant in developing and executing optimal category strategy and product assortment across all Fresh categories (Meat, Seafood, Deli, Produce, Kitchen, and Alcoholic Beverages). The Assistant Merchant will be responsible for implementing pricing, promotions, and merchandising plans, as well as inventory management and procurement when needed. Essential Functions:
Work with the Replenishment team and with external vendors to carry out sales plans, programs and promotions.
Implement pricing and promotional programming across our platforms
Assist in finding and sourcing new items
Oversee full life-cycle of initial product set-up and extension across Fresh Categories
Determine and execute fast & efficient exit strategies for inventory
Monitor inventory levels for high DOH or high OOS as needed and communicate with the replenishment team as needed
Ensure coordination of overall efforts involving cross-functional teams (Creative, Production, Inventory Management, etc.) Supervision Received:
Supervised and guided by the Fresh Merchant with a focus on implementing the defined category strategy in accordance with instructions, company policies, previous training, and accepted practices in the occupation. Supervisory Duties:
Ensures that all Fresh Category Merchants and Buyers as well as cross-functional partners are constantly informed with up to date information.
Communicates effectively with other teams and darkstore operations and resolves any conflicts quickly and efficiently.
- Periodically reviews current procedures with the goal of continuous improvement of those procedures.
Bachelor's degree or equal related experience
Two plus (2+) years culinary, merchandising, or online editorial experience* or equivalent
Food or Ecommerce merchandising experience a plus
Pass FreshDirect’s pre-employment testing: background and drug test Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of and passion for food
Love of teamwork and desire to work on a small, close-knit team
Extremely detail-oriented and thorough
Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving
Ability to thrive against tight, competing deadlines
Flexibility and ability to change direction quickly
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Financially and analytically savvy
Knowledge of SAP a plus, but not necessary
Description Position Summary The Category Merchant (Buyer) is responsible for managing a product line or group of product lines for sales, margin and supply chain impact including turn results. The specific role is responsible for Commercial Office Furniture sold through StaplesAdvantage.Com and our B2B Sales Force.
This includes assortment planning, merchandise and vendor selection, negotiation, financial planning, inventory impact implications, advertising plans, merchandise presentation, distribution, vendor relations and administration for assigned lines. With guidance from Director Buyer, Merchandiser (Director Buyer) or VP, DMM develops and executes strategies for driving sales and margin, and competitive differentiation.
Develop a realistic and effective business plan for each product line to achieve budgeted goals in sales, margin, supply chain impact (including turns), and drive execution of plan. Identify alternatives for driving sales in face of negative trends. Develop and approve disposition plans
With support from Director Buyer or VP,DMM develop and execute strategy for product lines taking into account cross-functional implications. Review business plans alignment with company strategic objectives and goals
Choose items and vendors for assigned product line(s). Negotiate with vendors for lower total delivered cost, volume incentives, rebates, advertising and other applicable allowances. Meet with vendors in development of marketing plans
Merchandise assigned line(s) to ensure service levels with minimum inventory investment and maximum gross margin. Effectively manage impact on total supply chain by leveraging knowledge of inventory turns and logistics to secure best delivered costs
Review and approve financial and item forecasts with Planners. Manage adjusted margins and work with Director Buyer or VP,DMM for solutions.
Partner effectively with Marketing, POG, Inventory Management, Stores, NAD and other functional areas as needed to achieve corporate goals.
Utilize appropriate resources to gather data.
Interpret basic financial statements, total costs to serve the product, financials levers and metrics used in Merchandising to understand current and future trends. Identify exceptions and seek additional information when data discrepancies are found.
Exhibits proactive communication, assess the need for immediate action.
• Bachelor Degree: • Minimum of 5 years total experience in buying related functions (buying-merchandising, planning, Inventory management). Prefer experience in all listed functions. Buying, Planning, and Store experience required.
Essential Skills Required: 1. Strong knowledge of industry trends, assortment planning, planograms, customer buying patterns, inventory management, logistics and marketing techniques. 2. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of financial analysis and forecasting. 3. Strong negotiation skills. 4. Strong influencing skills, verbal and written fluency. 5. PC literate with the ability to develop and manipulate spreadsheets. 6. Ability to drive sales and margin results. 7. Ability to build partnerships across the organization. 8. Exhibit proactive communication; assess the need for immediate action. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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