Temporary Analyst

Temporary Analyst

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Business Operations
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Temporary
  • Position Type Hourly
  • Requisition WD05158

What you'll do at

Minimizes company financial impact and issues related to merchandise liquidations by providing support and direction to Merchandising, clubs, SDCs (Sam's Club distribution centers), IDCs (Import distribution centers), samsclub.com Fulfillment Center, samsclub.com Returns Center, third-party liquidators, and support groups; ensuring procedural and operational direction is executed; identifying issues of merchandise flow (for example, idle inventory, seasonal liabilities, remodel and relocation clubs, quality, system opportunities); and creating action plans to drive resolution. Leads merchandise liquidation projects by acting as a liaison with third-party liquidators, clubs, samsclub.com Fulfillment Center, samsclub.com Returns Center, SDCs, IDCs, Operations, and Merchants; developing strategies or system enhancements; and identifying, resolving, and coordinating systems and merchandising opportunities. Supports auctions and the Liquidation Manager by analyzing business trends; recommending changes to the current business model; organizing and driving projects (for example, new procedures, enhanced reporting, reduction in shipping expense); automating manual processes; and researching and evaluating new business propositions to increase the recovery rate of the merchandise liquidation program. Processes claims submitted by liquidators by researching and evaluating claim validity; making recommendations regarding whether claims should be paid; and coordinating payments to the liquidator. Ensures merchandise liquidation procedures are executed by performing procedural reviews; recommending procedure updates; developing training sessions; monitoring Club and liquidator execution; gathering, analyzing, and publishing operational reports to ensure standards are met; and conducting conference calls with liquidators. Manages consistent execution of Call Center response to high-profile, high-risk situations (for example, product or food recalls, legal settlements, Club closures, natural disasters) by following plan of action; communicating clear and concise direction to outsourced partner Call Center management staff regarding the situation; ensuring staff are allocated to answer questions that come into the Call Center; ensuring that confidentiality is maintained; and working directly with Legal, Emergency Operations, and Public Relations. 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.

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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