Merchandising and Pricing Lead job in AUGUSTA

Company Name:
Sears Holdings
Merchandising and Pricing Lead job in AUGUSTA
Requisition ID: 401768BR
Job Function: Team Lead
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
State: Maine (ME)
State or Province/City: AUGUSTA
Location: 10 WHITTEN RD,FLS- SEARS AUGUSTA TURNPIKE M,AUGUSTA, ME 04330, US
Post Code: 04330
Post Date: 10/11/2014
Brand: Sears
Business Unit: Stores - Sears Hourly
Store: 02293: Sears Augusta TurnpikeME
Responsible for assisting the Assistant Store Manager in the execution of Merchandising & Pricing responsibilities such as ad set-up and takedown, promotional set-up and replenishment of promotional merchandise.
o Performs Merchandise & Pricing Associate job duties
o Supports the Assistant Store Manager in developing a high performance team by assisting in scheduling and supervision of Merchandise & Pricing Associates, as well as training and coaching on product knowledge, merchandise presentation skills, inventory and price integrity skills, and customer service tactics to enhance sales
o Understands website navigation and proactively leverages technology in order to facilitate the customer experience
o Participates in interviews with job applicants and provides input to the Assistant Store Manager during the selection process
o Leads by example to provide superior customer service (i.e., locate merchandise, assist customers, answer phones, partner with store cashier when assistance is required to ring register)
o Acts as a role model and personally contributes to attainment of department goals
o Ensures that the department is easy to shop, clean and organized for customers
o Facilitates efficient replenishment flow and representation of merchandise, including ensuring clearance product flow, and, if in Footwear, weekly matching of mismatches and weekly completion of the display sample check sheet
o Ensures optimization of credit, gift card, Shop Your Way Rewards and multi-channel opportunities (and, where applicable: Protection Agreements, Merchandise Replacement Agreements, and other miscellaneous income opportunities)
o Executes signing responsibilities under the direction of the Assistant Store Manager, including setup of storewide and event signing when the assigned team is designated to perform this activity; ensures flawless execution of promotional ad setup and take down
o Ensures accurate and efficient processing of price changes, count updates and inventory adjustments
o Accompanies the Assistant Store Manager during the weekly business review to assist in identifying areas of opportunity and developing action plans for improving the department's performance
o Assists the Assistant Store Manager with communications to associates regarding upcoming events, work process changes and Company/business initiatives
o Assists in resolving customer issues and complaints; escalates issues to Assistant Store Manager as necessary
o Fosters a team environment
o Hardlines: Serves as Customer Experience Manager and/or Manager on Duty as assigned
o Performs limited store opening and closing activities when necessary
o Performs other duties and projects as assigned
o Ability to assist in leading and developing a team of associates
o Strong organizational and project management skills
o Ability to form strong partnerships and communicate well with store team members
o Ability to identify issues and recommend business solutions to the Assistant Store Manager
o Ability to use email and attachments, Internet/Intranet, and computer systems to access, input, modify or print information or to execute moderately complex programs or analyses
o Must be 18 years of age or older
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

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