Merchandising Specialist

Best Buy
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
What does a Best Buy Merchandising Specialist do?

At Best Buy our mission is to leverage the unique talents and passions of our employees to inspire, delight, and enrich the lives of our customers through technology and all its possibilities. If you have a passion and curiosity for what is possible and enjoy people, we invite you to join us on this mission.

* This position is responsible to implement assigned responsibilities from Merchandising Senior in merchandising designated areas, upstocks merchandise to ensure department is continually stocked and replenished, and confirms the accuracy and timeliness of implementing special program guidelines. You will also assist customers in locating product.

45% of your time you will:

Following weekly merchandising packet instructions, merchandises designated areas:

* Checks in drop shipments, truck shipments, and GEO shuttles.

* Confirms products are put on sales floor properly and in a timely manner.

* Arranges product according to planogram specifications.

* Performs ad set, price change, clean & bright, functionality and farming duties.

* Insure check-out lanes are set with proper product in each line.

25% of your time you will:

Monitors floor merchandise:

* Upstocks overstock product when necessary.

* Downstocks product when necessary.

* Moves all product off of the sales floor prior to opening.

20% of your time you will:

Ensures program guidelines are followed:

* Confirms Raincheck Follow up is completed.

* Confirms functionality checks are complete and problems reported to the manager.

* Brings "lock-up" product to front checkout lanes for customer purchases.

* Confirms closeout and open item program guidelines are followed.

10% of your time you will:

Greets customer and assists with locating product

What are the professional requirements of an Merchandising Specialist?

Basic Qualifications:

* Prior experience in a team environment requiring clear, professional and effective communication

* Prior experience with prioritizing multiple tasks in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent

* 3 months experience in retail or customer service

* Lift or maneuver 50 pounds, and team lift up to 100 pounds