Job type full-time
Full job description
We are overstock:
At overstock.com, we believe that everyone should “be you!”Overstock is a community that upholds a culture of understanding, acceptance, and respectWe believe a person’s individuality is at the core of diversity, and those traits, beliefs, and characteristics should be valued and embracedLiving by this ethos is essential to the success of our businessOur goal is to foster a more diverse environment where every employee visibly demonstrates inclusive behaviors and respect for individuals.
This position is eligible for remote workCurrently we can hire employees in the following states: california, connecticut, kansas, maine, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, north carolina, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, south dakota, texas, utah, washington, wisconsin, wyomingThis role will have occasional on site expectations.
Overstock.com is committed to strengthening the diversity of teams by recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds and classesWe promote diversity, equity, and inclusivity as an integral component in our continuing objective to provide “dream homes for all”.
Job scope: exempt jobs (job codes ssc1169 – 72) are responsible for managing profit and loss for assigned merchandise assortment(s).
Essential job duties
Assists with the development and execution of strategic merchandise plans to maximize product sales and manages profit and loss for each merchandise assignmentEnsures that merchandise plans are aligned and compliment overall merchandising business plans and strategies.
Gathers earnest and industry trade data acquired from various sources, including trade shows, along with customer, competitor, market, financial, and operational dataTranslates that information into executable and effective market intelligence reportingAnalyzes overall product demand forecasting future merchandise demand and product need.
Evaluates vendor capabilities as merchandise suppliers and selects those best suited to compliment the company’s merchandising strategiesDevelops and grows business relationships with supplier/vendors.
Recommends changes in procurement processes to improve service, quality, and/or reduce costsCreates executable inventory plans and vets opportunities for new business.
Evaluates vendor reliability and develops new supply sources where vendors/suppliers are no longer competitiveImproves or increases merchandise assortments and executes merchandising plans that are profitable by managing quality, sourcing, and delivery.
Assists in defining product and distribution standards for assigned merchandise assortment(s) and assesses the capabilities of suppliers/partners to meet those standardsMonitors supplier performance and reconciles quality and/or fulfillment concerns to ensure quality standards are consistently met.
Gathers information for product quotations, examines bids, negotiates product costs, and awards contracts to supplier/partnersMonitors associated merchandising costs, performance schedules, and cope of assigned contracts/subcontracts to ensure customers are getting the best quality at the best value.
Collaborates with management to address all profit and loss issuesCollaborates with various cross-functional teams in support of the execution of merchandising strategies.
Follows prescribed legal guidelines and requirements.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Required skills and experience:
Some end-to-end merchandising experience in procurement, demand forecasting and planning, and vendor relations preferably within ecommerce is requiredMust be proficient with microsoft office applications (word, excel, and powerpoint)Must have proven ability to collaborate with others to understand and complete project goalsMust have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills and be able to professionally interact with suppliers and employees at all levels of the companyMust have excellent time management and decision-making skills and be able to prioritize and organize tasks and projectsMust have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines, work independently, and be proactiveMust be able to pay attention to detail and work effectively and collaboratively across various departments to meet goals and deadlinesMust have highly developed and creative problem-solving and project management skills.
Special note to all employees who are managers or above:
Ability to influence people across the organization
Ability to coach your reports to grow a high-performance team
Experience hiring and leading diverse teams
Graduate degree in merchandising, supply chain, business, economics, or a related field.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, merchandising, economics or a related field or any combination of education and/or experience based on the table above is required.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods at a time.
Equal employment opportunity
It is company policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associatesThis policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.
Who we are:
We’re a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technologyFrom building award-winning retail applications (with amazing ar functionality) to creating leading blockchain and machine learning technologies, each of us embodies a unique value and contributes a diverse perspective to the team.
What we offer:
401k (6% match)
Onsite health clinic
Tuition reimbursement, leadership development program, & mentorship program
Onsite fitness center
Overstock women`s network (own)
Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election
This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functionsYou may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionallyBending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.
Equal employment opportunity:
It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associatesThis policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.
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