Merchandising Specialist

Best Buy Duluth , MN 55805

Posted 2 months ago

What does a Best Buy Merchandising Specialist do?

At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives of our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission.

  • This position is responsible to implement assigned responsibilities from Merchandising Senior in merchandising designated areas, upstocks merchandise to ensure department is continually stocked and replenished, and confirms the accuracy and timeliness of implementing special program guidelines. You will also assist customers in locating product.
    45% of your time you will:

Following weekly merchandising packet instructions, merchandises designated areas:

  • Checks in drop shipments, truck shipments, and GEO shuttles.

  • Confirms products are put on sales floor properly and in a timely manner.

  • Arranges product according to planogram specifications.

  • Performs ad set, price change, clean & bright, functionality and farming duties.

  • Insure check-out lanes are set with proper product in each line.
    25% of your time you will:

Monitors floor merchandise:

  • Upstocks overstock product when necessary.

  • Downstocks product when necessary.

  • Moves all product off of the sales floor prior to opening.
    20% of your time you will:

Ensures program guidelines are followed:

  • Confirms Raincheck Follow up is completed.

  • Confirms functionality checks are complete and problems reported to the manager.

  • Brings "lock-up" product to front checkout lanes for customer purchases.

  • Confirms closeout and open item program guidelines are followed.
    10% of your time you will:

Greets customer and assists with locating product

What are the professional requirements of an Merchandising Specialist?

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule inclusive of holidays, nights and weekends

  • Ability to lift or maneuver 50-100 pounds, with or without accommodations

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 months experience in retail, customer service or related fields

Auto Req. ID678867BR

Job LevelEntry Level

Job CategoryStore Associates

Employment CategoryPart Time

Location Number000043-Duluth-Store

Address5105 BURNING TREE RD

CityDuluth

StateMN


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Asset Protection Specialist Miller Hill Mall

J. C. Penney Company, Inc.

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/14/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-13T00:00 Asset Protection Specialist - Miller Hill Mall Location: Duluth, MN, United States - Miller Hill Mall 1600 A Miller Trunk Hwy Job ID: 1069626 Store Hourly Positions Job Type: Full-Time Date Updated: Apr 5, 2019 General Description Are you interested in the Criminal Justice field, but not the least bit interested in riding around in a patrol car? Are you interested in learning how to run a business and how profitability is affected by having a sound, theft-free, safe work environment? Would you describe yourself as a confident, dedicated and able to directly handle difficult customer situations with ease? Well…being an Asset Protection Specialist at JCPenney might be the position for you! Come be a part of our team. The AP Specialist's role is to keep their store safe and profitable at all times by executing company programs and investigating any suspicious customer or associate activities or behavior in the store. Primary Responsibilities: * Coaching – You know how important it is to a) provide the store team with ongoing training and feedback * Responsible for shrinkage and safety awareness programs – You know how important it is for the store team to understand current shrinkage and safety issues related to store profitability and environment. You lead all of the asset protection communications within the store to let the team know what's going on what they need to do to create the right store experience. * Accountable for record maintenance – You are in charge of a lot of detail. The company and law enforcement agencies are depending on you to have complete and accurate reports to assist any investigation that may need to occur for the store. You are always on top of the documentation to ensure everything is complete and in order. * Participates in court hearings – You're a pro when it comes to witness stand. Others may get nervous or forget the details under pressure, but not you…You have the facts, you know the facts, and you are more than willing to educate others on the details. * Workplace safety – You know that having a safe environment is a critical factor in customer satisfaction and associate engagement. You coach associates within the store on best practices and when an event occurs, you are breaking it down to find the root cause of the issue to prevent it from occurring in the future. * Internal investigations – You know that one of the major causes of loss is store associate dishonesty and unfortunately, you've got to keep a close eye on them as well. Sure, it can be awkward to investigate someone that you know by checking bags, setting up surveillance, or interviewing – but it's absolutely necessary to store profitability. * Merchandise protection and safety assessment compliance – You periodically walk the sales floor to audit shops to ensure merchandise protection standards as well as operational practices are in compliance with company standards. When they are not, you know who to talk to and what needs to get done. * Supports organized crime initiatives – You are the eyes and ears on the ground when it comes to company or industry related initiatives to stop organized retail crime. You partner with district teams as well as other retailers to combine forces to identify trends and patterns or collect evidence to stop these crime rings before they even start. * Drive Asset Protection efforts by leveraging the AP Pillars of Shrink Elimination, Safe and Secure, and Team. Perform responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures in order to drive sales and profit. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED. Core Competencies & Accomplishments: Results: Solve problems and make smart decisions that drive sales, profit or customer service; execute your work efficiently and effectively; inspire strong performance in yourself and others Ownership: Provide great customer service; cooperate and build positive, inclusive and respectful relationships; take accountability for your actions and outcomes Intensity: Proactively find ways to improve the customer experience; show the confidence and courage to do what's right; take action with energy and urgency Coaching - Coaches others and provides meaningful insights, candid feedback and clear direction to help the team grow, develop and perform; creates an environment of fairness by being approachable and honest Social Intelligence – You can read between the lines and adjust your behavior and actions based on how someone is reacting. About JCPenney: At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort. Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It's a place that's meant for you. Job Title: Asset Protection Specialist - Miller Hill Mall Location: Duluth, MN, United States - Miller Hill Mall 1600 A Miller Trunk Hwy Job ID: 1069626 J.C. Penney Company Inc. Plano, Texas J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Duluth MN

Merchandising Specialist

Best Buy