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Space Planner 1

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

Job Description

Job Title:  Space Planner I

Job Location: Headquarters, Mattoon, IL

Reports to:  Director of Store Planning

FLSA Status:  Exempt



 The Space Planner I will be part of a team that’s goal is to maintain and plan all future facilities improvements. These efforts will include collaboration of long-range planning, transfers of space analysis, and space utilization planning. Working with a team of management, IT, Purchasing, Operations and Financial personnel, the Planner will be forecasting future space needs, developing space standards, and policies. Utilizing a well-tempered approach to customer service is crucial, as this role interacts with many individuals



  • Assigns or classifies space according to pertinent standards and procedures.
  • Manages the POG process from request to implementation
  • Provides information or reports on current space utilization and dimensions.
  • Maintains information or data on store layouts, site plans, and POGs.
  • Maintains detailed space utilization data and inventory.
  • Recommends changes in space assignment and facilities inventory processing to supervisor.
  • Works closely with others to plan store layout, to include POG sets (A,B,C,D,etc), detail pages, features, and/or other pertinent needs.
  • Maintain the Innovation Center by pricing items for sales, positioning items to make room for new sets, and sorting products coming in for the buyers
  • Be the point of contact for all vendors visiting the Innovation Center and preparing for the new stores
  • Maintain the calendar for vendors coming to the Innovation Center
  • Process invoices for the store planning department
  • Maintain store supply and fixture inventory in the distribution centers
  • Work with vendors on quoting, negotiate and placing orders for store fixtures and accessories
  • Coordinate supply orders by uploading them from the company intranet and responding to questions from stores
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties



  • 1-2 years of experience in retail preferred
  • Experience with JDA, Visio, Microsoft Office, Epicor, and Eagle preferred
  • Results-oriented with a strong sense of urgency
  • Able to independently organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire onboarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training


  • none


  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds repetitively and 21-50 pounds intermittently
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day