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Merchandising Specialist


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 407850 


BASIC PURPOSE: The primary purpose of the Merchandising Specialist position is to be fully responsible for item and data integrity. This position will work closely with cross-functional teams (such as Merchandising, Supply Chain, Space Management, and Merchandising Analytics) to execute strategic initiatives through data management, analysis, and collaboration. The Merchandising Specialist will manage item set up and item maintenance, as well as provide leadership in all areas related to item integrity.

Item Integrity and Maintenance

  • Maintain item data integrity within the Love's Pricebook systems.
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of retail pricing, cost, and item information setup.
  • Manage promotion setup and implementation.
  • Oversee daily reporting and resolve discrepancies related to item integrity.

Merchandising Strategy

  • Collaborate with the cross-functional teams to develop strategies within the category.
  • Manage and maintain vendor records within the Pricebook application.
  • Assist in the identification and execution of category optimization by analyzing key metrics related to product selection, pricing, and promotional strategy.

Support Operations

  • Respond to and resolve store level merchandising help desk tickets.
  • Execute strategies and initiatives within Love's systems to limit potential impacts to Operations.
  • Perform ad-hoc data analysis.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience:
    • 0-2 years of work experience preferred
    • Experience in Retail preferred
    • Experience with technical developments or implementation a plus



  • Skills:
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup)
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to make quick, proactive resolutions
    • Ability to multi-task in a complex and changing environment
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Scheduling flexibility
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision


Job Function(s): Corporate 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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