Merchant Support Administrator Job

Company: Ross Stores

Job Number: PL16003113

Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: 6-23-2017

Merchandise Support Administrator


About Ross Stores:

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) Company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2015 revenues of $11.9 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with over 1,270 locations in 34 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. The Company also operates over 170 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 Support Administrator (MSA) role is an administrative function that supports the Merchandising organization. The MSA enters and updates purchase orders, and generates and formats business reports. The MSA is dedicated to a specific business, supporting between 2 to 4 Buyers. Reports to the Merchant Support Supervisor.


Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for purchase order entry and updates. Receive order information from merchant and enter into system in an accurate and timely fashion. Similarly, receive and process order updates and re-orders from merchant, and process those via Ross purchase order systems.
  • Produce and format an on-going set of weekly reports (e.g. On Order Report, Item Sales Report, Sales Recaps) as well as ad hoc business reports as directed by Merchant team.
  • Input designated SKUs for markdown into appropriate merchandising system, as directed by Buyer.
  • Keep track of and communicate status of upcoming POs. Work closely with Buyers and Assistant Buyers to gain and maintain understanding of specified business area via frequent touchbases, including key vendors, UDAs, trends, preferred report formats, etc.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required
  • Two years minimum work experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills, with an emphasis on Excel
  • Must be a team player, exhibiting good communication skills and flexibility
  • Strong organizational, time management & prioritization skills a priority


Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to the hiring, acceptance and appreciation of every individual. FULL STATEMENT.

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Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to the hiring, acceptance and appreciation of every individual. FULL STATEMENT