Store Planner (Remodels)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

Responsible for developing store plans for Remodels and Special Projects based on merchandising strategies, store operation requirements and applicable building codes. Designing stores include travel to execute site surveys and walk through' s.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Creation of all contract documents needed to execute a "store project". These documents include fixture plans, slot wall and floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, merchandise plans, and any other documents that help to describe the intent of our store design. A Store Project includes Remodels, Refresh, Special Projects, Register ads and Ops Executive projects. These documents will be used to purchase, bid and execute a project.

• Evaluation of proposed retail environments for operational compliance to include but not limited to stock and merchandise handling, loss prevention and store operations

• Maintain a current, accurate and up-to-date project file. Both drawings and all correspondence

• Work in conjunction with construction and other Ross departments in all phases of the project from inception to completion

• Visit sites as required, to ascertain all field conditions that will impact the architectural design phase

• Conducts field inspections of interior finishes as required, to verify compliance to Ross retail specifications

• Responsible for keeping current on computer network system and related peripherals

COMPETENCIES:

• Analysis and Judgment

• Drives Results

• Strong Interpersonal Skills

• Planning and Organizing

• Adaptability

• Quality

• Strong written communication skills

• Initiative

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Minimum a degree in Architecture, Interior Design, and Industrial Design related field or equivalent of two years' experience in Store Planning

• Ability to analyze large amounts of data and identify key trends and variances

• Gather, summarize, prepare and analyze store specific unit data

• Expertise and understanding of Microsoft Excel: Specifically pivot tables and v-look up

• Understanding of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and AutoCAD

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.