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Store Warehouse Lead Full-Time Job

DATE: Aug 1, 2019

CITY: Cincinnati, OH, US, 45209

Company: DSW

Req #: 87562 
Location Name: Rookwood Commons, Cincinnati 
Department: Stores 


Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. The company operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. The Camuto Group owns licensing rights for the Jessica Simpson® footwear business, and footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and Max Studio®. In partnership with a joint venture with Authentic Brands Group, Designer Brands also owns a stake in Vince Camuto®, Louise et Cie®, Sole Society®, CC Corso Como®, Enzo Angiolini® and others. More information can be found at


General Summary:
Assists and performs the following functions alongside store management: customer service, merchandising, and all inventory related actions to drive sales and in store conversion. Comply with all policies and procedures.

Reports to: General/Store Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Merchandising/Inventory Operations:
• Maintains a neat, clean, and safe environment – with fixture organization and stock supplies
• Maintain and stock sales floor, including cash wrap fixtures, and clearance.
• Increase sales and success by maintaining sales floor and stockroom, enable the flow of merchandise to ensure an appealing experience to consumers
• Communication of daily goals and priorities consistently to associates and management
• Review and understand business reports to clearly communicate to successes and opportunity to store leadership.
• Supervises all inventory management related activities, including; #PREPPED (Process and Receiving Freight), Back stock, Unit Letters, Damages, Mismates, Fill back and stockroom organization
• Responsible for Charge/Send, BOPIS orders, and fulfillment SLA’s
• Performs audits and transfer of damaged merchandise
• Maintains shipment supplies and fixates and communicates any needs to the supervisor
• Moving merchandise from shipping containers to display cases, ability to move merchandise to the storage area/sales floor – Must have the ability to handle heavy items
• Maintains and fills out necessary information for merchandise handling paper work
• Flexes the stock room during seasons to ensure capacity is maximized
• Responsible for measuring and for increasing inventory management productivity weekly
• Assists in the planning and execution of the day-to-day tasks associated along with stock room
• Assists in processing shipping containers. Must verify receipt of goods for sales floor
• May perform all other Sales Associate duties that have to be taken care of.
• Responsible for all floor moves/floor sets that involve moving merchandise.
• Safely operate and handling of equipment, and keep in good condition (i.e., U-boats, RF scanners, pallet jacks etc.)
• Reviews daily communication materials and follows through with any required actions.

Customer Service:
• Exhibits our company values consistently – Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, Humility
• Demonstrates the (Here4U) customer service model daily

Human Resources:
• Work closely with the store leadership team to understand and follow policy and procedure
• Support team by training, coaching, directing associates and communicates development feedback of others to the management team in an efficient manner
• Partners with the MOD/Supervisor to accommodate all breaks that will be taken

Required Skills and Competencies
• Exhibits our company values consistently – Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, Humility
• Demonstrates the (Here4U) customer service model daily
• Ability to communicate in coherent, condensed matter, the ability to listen to others
• Ability to execute basic math equations
• A background with retail experience is preferred with this position
• Ability to be accountable for time bound expectations

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum of 2 years of retail experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous stockroom manager or stock associate  in a fast paced retail environment.

• High school diploma required


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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