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Crate & Barrel Merchandise Operations Coordinator in Northbrook, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is nearly 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join as a Merchandise Operations Coordinator.

Maximize company sales growth and profitability by creating efficiencies in the organization through accurate and timely management of the Item, retail and Purchase order data.

What you'll do...

  • Responsible for SKU set up and maintenance for a category of products including product development samples, photo samples and production SKU.

  • Create vendor purchase orders and manage all order related vendor communication.

  • Own vendor collaboration for purchase order changes including timely communication with Planning teams to meet ship dates and inventory needs

  • Prioritize, analyze, and execute SKU and PO creation as assigned and communicated by cross-functional teams.

  • Timely management of data integrity to support and enable accurate sales tracking and reporting.

  • Standardize processes and data elements.

  • Facilitate and troubleshoot data integrity issues and manage escalation to business and IT stakeholder.

  • Support and assist with the on-boarding of new associates and cross-training.

What you'll bring...

  • 1+ year previous Merchandising experience or equivalent

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Excel and Google experience preferred

  • Results Oriented

  • Ability to ensure timely processing of SKU requests and meeting SLA expectations.

  • Attention to detail while maintaining efficiency.

  • Proactive identification of data issues and proposal of solutions.

  • Communication:

  • Ability to summarize complex business requirements simply in both written and verbal form.

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with all company associates and business contacts in a timely manner.

  • Teamwork:

  • Promotes a strong sense of teamwork.

  • Demonstrated agility and the ability to assist others as needed to meet deadlines.

  • Customer Service (Internal and External):

  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of service, support and follow through to buying teams, planning

  • teams, agents and vendors.

  • Technical Proficiency:

  • Proficient in Business Objects, Excel, Access, Google. Ability to learn company operating systems and merchandising processes.

  • High proficiency and ability to compile and summarize large amounts of data in a clear and concise manner

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.