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BJs Wholesale Club Assistant Merchant - Home Décor in BJ's Club Support Center Marlborough, Massachusetts

Join our team of more than 34,000 team members, supporting our members and communities in our Club Support Center, 235+ clubs and eight distribution centers. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative and inclusive environment where all team members can learn, grow and be their authentic selves. Together, we’re committed to providing outstanding service and convenience to our members, helping them save on the products and services they need for their families and homes.

The Benefits of working at BJ’s

• BJ’s pays weekly

• Generous time off programs to support busy lifestyles*

o Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty

• Benefit plans for your changing needs*

o Three medical plans**, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Health Savings Account (HSA), two dental plans, flexible spending

*eligibility requirements vary by position

**medical plans vary by location

The Merchant Assistant is responsible for process management, implementing merchandising policies and procedures, and providing analytical support, insights, and recommendations to the merchandise team while learning the long-range business strategy and tactics associated with the merchandising function. Additional responsibilities include:;Functions as liaison and point of contact for vendors, merchandise, supply chain, operations and marketing teams to resolve issues and communicate expectations. Generates financial reports and analyzes data to draw conclusions and provide insights and recommendations to help reach and exceed sales and margin plan. Maintains and manages purchase order activity based on established merchandising plans for assigned categories. Maintains awareness of merchandise, consumer trends and competitive environment through competitive shopping, price checking, vendor meetings, trade shows, and demographic research. Monitors inventory levels and open-to-buy positions and creates and maintains SKUs to ensure timely and accurate delivery of merchandise. Participates in vendor selection process. Interviews prospective vendors and provides recommendations to the merchants. Performs slow-turn analysis, reviews sales and margin performance, and provides recommendations for markdowns and price adjustments based on trends and analyses. Plans and coordinates vendor correspondence, vendor meetings, product demonstrations/samples and promotional events. Maintains detailed assortment plan, identifies issues, and recommends solutions to the merchants. Responsible for coupon management and maintaining the advertising plan. Reviews and analyzes advertising and promotion results, summarizes findings, and presents conclusions to the merchants. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in business or operations related field

  • 1-3 years of professional merchandising or retail operations experience

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment

In accordance with the Pay Transparency requirements, the following represents a good faith estimate of the compensation range for this position. At BJ’s Wholesale Club, we carefully consider a wide range of non-discriminatory factors when determining salary. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, education, experience, and qualifications. The pay range for this position is starting from $55,000.00.

At BJ's Wholesale Club, we’re focused on delivering unbeatable value and outstanding service to our members and communities.

Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. Currently operating more than 235 clubs, over 165 BJ's Gas® locations and eight distribution centers, we were the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Providing a curated assortment of grocery, general merchandise, gasoline and ancillary services, BJ's offers a differentiated shopping experience that is further enhanced by our omnichannel capabilities.

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