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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

                                                                                                                                      

JOB SUMMARY: 

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.

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.