Stock Associate

Kenneth Cole New York, NY
HOW YOU WORK

* Achieves Goals: store sales, ADT, UPT, SPH, payroll, and inventory

* Manage controllable expenses on store Profit and Loss Statement: supplies, shipping

* Ensure the Customer Service Mission Statement is executed consistently and personally leads by example

* Ensure accuracy of Company in store promotions and merchandise markdowns

* Manage inventory shipping and receiving procedures

* Maintain standards of cleanliness and organization of the stockroom

* Analyze reports, communicate appropriate information to business partners to maximize business opportunities and improve store profit

* Process transfers and damages accurately and efficiently

* Process charge sends and maintain UPS book as per company policy

* Maintain supplies and notify management of supply needs

* Complies with all Company direction on merchandise presentation

* Assist in implementation of Store Events

* Develops Operational Support and Selling Support Associates to ensure manpower succession

* Maintains Company merchandise presentation and marketing standards

* Participate in inventory preparation and execution

* Assist on sales floor when needed

* Identify, communicate to management and resolve store maintenance issues

* Assist in maintaining store and staff safety

* Assist and attend all store meetings

* Work with all associates in the store to maintain a professional and productive work environment

* Adheres to all Company Policies and Procedures

* Adheres to all local, state and federal laws

* Professionally interacts with District, Regional Managers and Corporate Human Resources

HOW THE JOB WORKS

Assist team in all functions regarding the back of house: product flow, price accuracy and shortage reduction to ensure maximum profitability and compliance with company procedures, which will enable the store to meet and exceed the sales goals.

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions where such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

HOW YOUR PAST WORKS FOR US (required)

* Minimum 1 - 3 years previous retail Stock Manager experience (external)

* Previous apparel and footwear experience

* Minimum of 1 year experience as an Operational Support Associate (internal)

* Proven track record of successfully managing controllable expenses of store operation; merchandise markdowns, shipping and receiving, stockroom organization and inventory management

* Proficient computer experience with Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook

* College Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers

* Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation and analyze reports

* Ability to perform fundamental mathematical calculations

* Ability to freely access all areas of the store including selling floor, windows, stock area and register area

* Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store

* Ability to climb ladders or stairs (depending upon store design)

* Ability to move or handle merchandise and boxes throughout the store generally weighing 0 – 40 pounds

* Ability to work varied hours and days to oversee store operations

* Standing, walking, squatting the majority of the work week

HOW WE WORK FOR YOU

* Health, Dental, and vision packages

* 401k and company match

* Competitive time-off package including; company paid holidays, paid time off, and a flexible Summer Friday program

* Paid Parental Leave

* Associate Discount

* Wellness Program & Gym discounts

* Pre-tax commuter benefits

HOW OUR CULTURE WORKS

Our goal is to be the global standard for New York style and social consciousness. At Kenneth Cole Productions, we bring together respectful, innovative people, in a culture of, collaboration, accountability, and passion for our brand and product. We hire those who are innovative, courageous, interesting, ambitious, and genuine.

For over 30 years, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. has been one of the world's most recognized fashion companies. This couldn't have happened without one key asset: our Associates. Designing, marketing, and selling a broad range of shoes, clothing and accessories. KCP Associates are courageous thought-leaders who are relentless in their pursuit of excellence.

As an entrepreneurial organization of energized and devoted individuals, we promote, inspire and embrace an atmosphere of mutual respect, creative thinking and results-driven accountability. We foster an incredibly collaborative workplace, which we fill with people who work hard (and play hard) together. Whether you're a college graduate ready to start your career, or a professional looking for your next challenge, we offer exciting opportunities all over the world.

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