Store Planner

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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 includes travel to execute site surveys and walk throughs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Creation of all contract documents needed to execute a "store project". These documents include fixture plans, 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

• Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES:

• Functional/Technical Skills

• Communicates Effectively

• Plans, Aligns, and Prioritizes

• Collaboration

• Ensures Accountability and Execution

• Acts with Integrity

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Industrial Design or related field; or equivalent experience in space planning

• Proficient in AutoCAD

• 2 years of practical space planning experience

• Ability to utilize data to drive space planning decisions

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

• Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Teams

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment (hybrid schedule ~2 days per week)
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, and working on a computer
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, mentoring, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

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.

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