Product Specialist

Kent Washington
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Product Specialist Apply Share Posted Date: Apr-24-2019 Job ID: 14140 Job Type: Full Time Job Function: Merchandising City: Kent State: Washington Store: Kent Headquarters What's cool about this job This role contributes to REI’s success by providing Merchandising’s product teams with data management, troubleshooting with vendors, cross-divisional teams and Distribution Centers. Supports multiple product team members, contributing to both seasonal and in-season business management, office organization, coordination and communication by maintaining a smoothly run operation stressing a high level of communication, teamwork, organization, accuracy and productivity. • Enters assortment information into Style Plan, submits Article Create and partners closely with MDS and vendor teams to ensure accuracy. • Maintains SAP and style plan data integrity in-season and pre-season including PO Maintenance. • Manages MAP break dates- article submission and internet auditing for offenders. • Assists with promotional data integrity (SAP, Style Plan, flyer proofing). • In-season troubleshooting with Distribution Centers and vendors focused on ticketing/pricing discrepancies. • Blocked invoices. • Assists with line review prep- runs vendor scorecards. • Audit and help troubleshoot errors with cross-div teams (PI, CAT & Digital Merchandiser) and vendors. • Other duties as assigned. Bring your passion and expertise • 1-2 years merchandising, retail or direct sales experience. • College degree preferred. • PC proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, Explorer. • Proven ability to process numerical data entry for extended periods of time with a high degree of accuracy. • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals. • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI. • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities. Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions. Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers. Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work. Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals. Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations. Builds rapport with all kinds of people inside and outside the organization. Why you'll love it here Real. Alive. Connected. These are a few words that describe life at REI. Whether it’s in our careers or in the great outdoors, we aspire to adventure in all ways! At REI we value our customers; we work hard to earn our reputation for quality and integrity every day. Our commitment remains the same as when we started out in 1938: to inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure. Join a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. Get ready to harness your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you! REI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place. With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more. REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Apply Back to job search Share