Merchandise Ops Specialist
Posted on: November 19, 2022
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Purpose StatementResponsible for the efficient execution of
merchandising to ensure consistency with product sets and signage
displays in the store and when necessary across a group of stores
in a Market or District. Reduce time spent on merchandising
processes due to an increased familiarity of sets. A ssist in the
receiving of merchandise to and from the store and to ensure that
all merchandise is accurately stocked and priced, and provide guest
service, as necessary. This job is composed of a variety of
different tasks which may be covered by operational guidelines, and
while individual judgment may occasionally be required in order to
complete assigned tasks, most questions are directed to the
Merchandise Operations Leader, Store Leader and/or the Leader on
Duty. Key Accountabilities
- Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and
written communication with all professional contacts with emphasis
on company interests.
- Knowledge of the store product and strong merchandising and
- Ability to be diligent in completion of time keeping, mileage
calculations and expenses.
- Access to reliable transportation, proper liability
- Performs all aspects of point-of-sale service, e.g. cash sales,
credit and check sales, returns and exchanges. Performs the daily
balance of cash drawer as necessary.
- Completes cash register transactions as well as guest carry-out
service consisting of merchandise weighing up to but not exceeding
50 pounds per trip.
- Move merchandise up to 50 pounds.
- Assist with the unloading, pricing and stocking of merchandise
according to operational guidelines in order to ensure that the
store is well stocked and that supply counts are accurate.
- Verify that all pricing and inventory information is accurate,
ensure that all merchandise is properly priced, that all SKU
information is correct and that all required inventory control
paperwork is competed accurately and in a timely manner.
- Adhere to and promote established safety procedures.
- Perform routine housekeeping tasks as required to maintain the
professional image and appearance of the store, to include
sweeping/mopping the floors, dusting, washing the windows, facing
the merchandise on the shelves, bathroom maintenance, etc.
- Participate in the completion of quarterly and annual physical
- May travel to a designated store group following a scheduled
timeline to complete projects (such as; Category Reviews, Action
Memos, Recalls, Resets, etc.).
- Complete projects following policies & procedure; cleaning,
planogram sets, proper labeling, signage & fixture needs of
project, disposal of RTV items as a result of set, appropriate
hazardous waste storage and clean up.
- Analyze on-site/actual conditions in comparison to written
plan, identify necessary corrections and recommend alterations as
necessary and troubleshoot resolution. Coordination with
Store/Field partners and/or Support Center departments/partners to
ensure actual fixturing, floor plan set-up, stocking and
merchandising is completed according to scheduled plan and if
changes are made that they are properly communicated for all
- Communicate with the Merchandise Operations Leader and the
Store Leader upon completion of day on any remaining unfinished
projects, blue dot program needs, screen correction information for
the Store to complete at end of day, overall set changes
(adds/deletes/moves), DMB, POGS and sign off of completion form.
Special Projects as needed; Space Optimization, POG integrity, Ad
promotions, etc.Nature of Supervision:General instruction provided
on some, but not all tasks and work is generally checked upon
completion.Supervisory Responsibility:None Education and Experience
While a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) is generally
preferred, an applicant must be able to demonstrate basic math
proficiency and above average communication skills. Work
Environment The majority of job duties are conducted indoors,
although merchandise receiving, merchandise carry-outs, or stock
balancing will require leaving the store briefly. Must be able to
lift 50 lbs and pull 2000 lbs utilizing material handling
equipment. Improper use of safety equipment and/or not following
proper lifting techniques may pose of risk of injury to customers,
pets, and store partners.Contacts: The partner will work primarily
with District and Store Leaders and some Support Center(s) contacts
to set timelines for project completion. Petco Animal Supplies,
Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other
Keywords: Petco, Bridgeport , Merchandise Ops Specialist, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut
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