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Merchandising Project Manager

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 119486

BASIC PURPOSE: The Merchandising Project Manager will support the category management staff as a liaison between the category management staff, Merchandising Technology Team, and other departments within the organization. This individual will be responsible for designing, and maintaining the Category Management Planning Calendar, Budgeting Process, and Strategy to Execution Plan.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, and Manage Category Management Planning Calendar
  • Design, and Manage Merchandising Budget Process
  • Design, and Manage Merchandising Strategy to Execution Plan by utilizing operational, and Divisional Merchandising Manager Resources
  • Map current Merchandising processes, to automate, and improve Category Management/Operational processes
  • Map, and improve current Merchandising communication processes.
  • JDA Initiatives such as POG images, Floor Layout communication, Vendor Communications, Space Management Maintenance, Responsible for Layout Accuracy, and leading new initiatives
  • Leading supply chain projects to make improvements on current supply chain processes. 
  • Leading pricing and promotion initiatives to maximize profitability for our stores.
  • Utilize technology to promote change for Merchandising processes
  • Other Duties as Assigned

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelors preferred
  • Experience:
    • Experience 3+ Years in Retail Category Management or Retail Process Management
    • Experience managing vendor relations a plus

       

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Soft Skills: Stable work history, good oral and verbal communications skills, team player, keen attention to detail, self motivated, ability to work in a fast paced environment and strong analytical skills
  • 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

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

Loves is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.

 

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

Job Segment: Merchandising, Project Manager, Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Retail, Technology, Management, Operations

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