Temporary, Merchandising Assistant
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
- Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
- Employment Type Temporary
- Position Type Hourly
- Requisition 1085326BR
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.
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.
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.
"I focus on continual improvement. Results don’t just come, they happen from hard work and having great teams helping you along the way."
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The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.
All the benefits you need for you and your family
- 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