Merchandising Assistant - Sam's

Merchandising Assistant - Sam's

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Business Operations
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Hourly
  • Requisition WD04769

What you'll do at

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. 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from Clubs to determine item availability; checking current stock keeping unit (SKU) budget for clubs; following up on out-of-date issues to determine if additional credit is available for clubs; and setting forecasting on new items. 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. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Microsoft Office

Minimum Qualifications

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About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

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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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

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