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Space Planner

Store Planning | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:              Space Planner

Job Location:       Store Support Center, Mattoon, IL

Reports to:            Director of Store Planning

FLSA Status:         Exempt



 The Space Planner 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 Planogram 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 Planograms.
  • 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 Planogram sets, detail pages, features, and/or other pertinent needs.
  • Maintain the Innovation Store 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 Store and preparing for the new stores.
  • Maintain the calendar for vendors coming to the Innovation Store.
  • 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.
  • Utilizing storage software and applications for electronic filing.
  • Perform transcription and conversion work.
  • Proofread documents upon request.
  • Use general office equipment.
  • Frequently operate keyboard to enter in information.
  • Sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
  • Verbally communicate effectively with others (in-person and via electronic devices).
  • 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

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