Temporary Merchandising Assistant
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
- Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
- Employment Type Temporary
- Position Type Hourly
- Requisition 1058429BR
What you'll do at
customers, and other business partners; identifying priorities, deadlines, and expectations; carrying out tasks; communicating progress and
information; determining and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and
Contributes to the management of key financial metrics by generating reports from Retail Link; providing item procurement history, results, and
planning for upcoming events; creating and tracking cost reductions and co-ops; working with suppliers and Finance to correct and resolve issues;
and creating and sending product offers to Members.
Coordinates activities for category product demonstrations, new programs, and promotions by communicating with buyers, suppliers, and
Replenishment; scheduling demonstrations; preparing materials (for example, sales sheets, scripts, club list); determining cost and sell by state, city,
county, and club; creating multiple new items per month; ordering promotions and tracking to ensure delivery; reporting results; communicating
processes, direction, and issues to Field Management, suppliers, and associates; and drafting program direction.
Creates and maintains item files by determining and scheduling product flow to clubs; building new item forms (for example, pack size pallet
configuration, Universal Product Code (UPC)); verifying item pricing and distribution; creating direct-ship purchase orders; creating pack sell cost
changes; processing item status changes and markdowns; communicating item number to Replenishment to facilitate ordering; and tracking stock
keeping unit (SKU) budgets; implementing inventory adjustments (for example, markdowns, liquidations, returns).
Manages and resolves Remedy tickets, club calls, and Member requests by responding to communication from clubs and suppliers (for example,
emails, phone calls); dispatching communication regarding pricing errors, compliance, and Member requests to Clubs; processing bottle deposits and
cash redemption value (CRV); figuring cost and sell by state, city, county, and package; and linking CRV or bottle deposits to product item numbers.
Provides administrative support by running routine and ad hoc reports (for example, club, supplier, Member history); assisting the buyer with category
reviews; maintaining supplier and Member files; filing quality control results; tracking preproduction and production testing for item and supplier;
requesting and handling Buyer samples; answering telephone calls and emails; and reconciling Member account and payment issues.
Processes special orders or requests by gathering item information; reviewing item requests from Clubs to determine item availability; checking
current stock keeping unit (SKU) budget for clubs; following up on out-of-date issues to determine if additional credit is available for clubs; and setting
forecasting on new items.
Complies with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; using the Open Door Policy;
and applying these in executing business processes and practices.
to understand customer/member needs. Uses policies and information in order to exceed customer/member expectations. Finds and uses the right
resources (people, products, tools) at the right time in order to resolve customer/member requests.
Judgment: Make Effective Choices - Uses policies, procedures, and/or guides to make good choices. Uses data and facts in order to make day-to-day
decisions and involves others as needed. Recognizes what might be a problem and informs those who can correct it.
Planning and Improvement: Plan for and Improve Work - Accepts responsibility and meets expectations for own work. Identifies steps needed in order
to carry out work as required.
Influence and Communicate: Share Information - Listens to others and asks questions to learn about what is needed. Communicates the right
information to associates and leaders when they need it. Communicates in a respectful and professional manner.
Execution and Results: Get Results - Makes sure work is done correctly. Works on top priorities first. Makes a consistent effort to get results. Meets
deadlines. Takes action in order to solve problems so work can be completed in a timely manner.
Ethics and Compliance: Perform to Ethical Standards - Follows company policies and procedures (for example, the Ten Foot Rule). Shows integrity
and ethical behavior in all work situations. Reports ethical and compliance issues promptly.
Adaptability: Adapt - Adapts to changing work demands. Stays focused on own work when faced with change or difficulties. Stays open to and learns
from assignments and feedback.
The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.
Enters and locates information on computer.
Sits or stands for long periods of time.
Communicates effectively in person or by using telecommunications equipment.
Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil
or pen) or computer.
Visually verifies information, often in small print.
Reads information, often in small print.
1 year experience using the intermediate functions of Microsoft Office (for example, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
About Sam's Club
Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.
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- Multiple health plan options
- Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents