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Replenishment Specialist

Store Support (Corporate Office) | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

** We're adding 2 Replenishment Specialists to our growing purchasing team! **


Job Title:  Replenishment Specialist

Reports to:  Category Manager

Department:  Purchasing

Job Location:  Store Support Center in Mattoon, IL

FLSA Status:  Hourly Non Exempt



The Replenishment Specialist is responsible for assisting the Category Manager with all functions related to product selection, execution, and communication to support company merchandise strategy and goals.


  • Collaborate with Category Managers, Inventory Planners, and Sourcing to support driving sales, managing inventory, and achieving the financial goals of the department
  •  Execute weekly replenishment orders (RSO’s) as assigned
  • Maintain vendor and product information (style, SKU, pricing UPC, etc.) in IMU
  • Set up new vendors, items and initial orders for seasonal and/or basic programs
  • Monitor Purchase Orders (PO’s) for on-time shipping and fulfillment percentage and follow up with vendors as needed
  • Maintain order files and execute PO cleanup
  • Respond to Distribution Center (DC) product and order issues
  • Assist the Category Manager in growing the Internet sales and collaborating with the Internet team
  • Communicate with stores on order points, PO issues, transfer requests and other items as needed
  • Follow up on the execution and receipt of all new store orders
  • Collaborate with Store Planning on modifications to planograms (POG’s)
  • Maintain strong knowledge of systems (Eagle, Latitude, etc)
  • Generate special orders as needed and communicate with Stores as necessary
  • Creating and monitoring orders for advertised items to maintain 98.5% in-stock
  • Monitor weekly replenishment against the Open to Buy to maintain planned inventory levels
  • Monitor the freight calendar and insure items coming in are split or allocated prior to arrival
  • Prepare weekly ad hoc reporting and monthly advertising recaps for Category Manager
  • Assist Category Managers in the Line Review process and managing samples
  • May have air and land travel, some overnight stays
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


  • 1-2 years in a retail environment preferred
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Products, specifically Excel
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of urgency
  • Demonstrates strong listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability with problem solving and retail math
  • Proficiency with typing and 10-key
  • Able to independently organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to contribute and collaborate in a team environment


  • None


  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Close vision for PC work
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.