Analyst, Merchant Operations

ANALYST, MERCHANT OPERATIONS

About Ross Stores:
Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) Company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,340 locations in 36 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. The Company also operates over 190 dd’s DISCOUNTS® locations in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings.

The company’s merchandise mix and assortments are constantly evolving as merchants and planners focus on what customers want to buy and respond by delivering great discounts on a wider variety of name brand merchandise. With its solid management team, proven off-price concept, strong cash flow and return on equity, Ross is ideally positioned to successfully execute its growth strategies.

At Ross you will find:
  • A career that fits you
  • Teamwork
  • Amazing culture and people
  • Big company with a family feeling
  • Customer focus
Are you ready for the next big move in your career? We look forward to hearing from you!

The culture demands hands-on, close engagement at all levels, and the ability to think and act strategically. Within this culture, there are many opportunities to attain and even exceed personal goals quickly while partnering with professionals across multiple categories. This creates a win-win culture with a rigorous standard of performance for everyone.

Structured for growth and profitability, individuals are measured on performance rather than process. What this yields is an environment that is invigorating and offers a clear, compelling reward system for the team.

Additional information is available at:
www.rossstores.com
www.ddsdiscounts.com

About this job:
The Merchant Operations Analyst’s core responsibility is providing support for merchandise presentation and operational process from the beginning to end. Individual will be required to support key functions of a project and interact effectively within the organization. The responsibilities of the Analyst position include activities at the operational level; working on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluations of identifiable factors. Develop and document "Best Methods" and Standards for own job functions, new processes and standards. This individual will communicate and interact with Merchants and Store Operations on a regular basis.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and provide analysis for time sensitive adhoc requests
  • Document new or update merchant operation processes
  • Assist in supporting content to include in Store Presentation Guide
  • Assist in coordination, and execute successful Merchant initiatives
  • Provide support for troubleshooting merchant, store or operational callouts
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2 -3 years retail or consumer product experience
  • Store/merchant knowledge plus
  • Must be strong team player, have entrepreneurial drive and highly organized
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Must be able to act independently, multi task and manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Advanced Computer skills – MS office _ Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills