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Specialist II - Healthy & Organic

The GIANT Company
United States, Pennsylvania, Carlisle
1149 Harrisburg Pike (Show on map)
January 23, 2023


Specialist II - Healthy & Organic



Job Description

The Specialist II - Merchandising is responsible for the consistent execution of all merchandising programs and is responsible for the success and operational effectiveness of their respective department within the stores and across the brand. The Specialist II - Merchandising is responsible for building sales, developing talent, providing local feedback to teams and creating a culture of selling! In this role, the Specialist is responsible for all Department KPIs and demonstrates best practices on how their respective departments should operate. This role report directly to the Field Merchandising Director and works closely with District Field Center Store Managers for day to day execution and overall strategy deployment.

Essential Skills

  • Deliver Financial KPIs for the respective product area (Sales, Gross Margin, Unit movement, Shrink, Quality rating)
  • Deliver on results and KPIs for specific product area including Inventory management, Shrink, Quality rating) and ensure Department Optimization (end-to-end)
  • Ensure adequate on-hand inventory levels, especially of items advertised in weekly circulars, providing feedback as necessary
  • Understand competitive landscape and market
  • Leverage in-depth knowledge and expertise of department to build sales, analyze problems/issues, and identify root cause of problems impacting stores related to sales while communicating these issues effectively to the appropriate levels of the organization
  • Execute merchandising plans and deliver goals to include sales, profits, labor and shrink
  • Program/Project implementation affecting assigned stores
  • Deliver direction and support stores in delivering operational initiatives, customer service goals and labor productivity
  • Opportunity Store Identification and support of turnaround plan
  • Communicate and reinforce the understanding of the merchandising strategies throughout the Center Store department staff and store management teams
  • Assist with coaching and developing a team of skilled Department Managers that have the competency to meet and exceed company expectations in the areas of sales, profitability, in-store customer experience, and the development of their own teams
  • Conduct store visits spending majority of time coaching and developing department staff to achieve business results and personal growth goal
  • Coaching around how to run the department standards of practice and SOPs
  • Provide departmental expertise, direction, and training to Store Management and department staff
  • Communication of feedback on initiatives and in-store opportunities.
  • Specialists must be open and available to travel across the brand. Travel estimated at 75 - 100%.


2-4 years

Education (Highest Level)

Bachelors Degree

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Job Status

Full-Time (40 Hours)

Travel Requirements


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