Temporary Liquidation Analyst - Sam's Club
Benton County, AR
What you'll do...
Minimizes company financial impact and issues related to merchandise liquidations by providing support and direction to Merchandising, clubs, SDCs (Sam's Club distribution centers), IDCs (Import distribution centers), samsclub.com Fulfillment Center, samsclub.com Returns Center, third-party liquidators, and support groups; ensuring procedural and operational direction is executed; identifying issues of merchandise flow (for example, idle inventory, seasonal liabilities, remodel and relocation clubs, quality, system opportunities); and creating action plans to drive resolution.
Leads merchandise liquidation projects by acting as a liaison with third-party liquidators, clubs, samsclub.com Fulfillment Center, samsclub.com Returns Center, SDCs, IDCs, Operations, and Merchants; developing strategies or system enhancements; and identifying, resolving, and coordinating systems and merchandising opportunities.
Supports auctions and the Liquidation Manager by analyzing business trends; recommending changes to the current business model; organizing and driving projects (for example, new procedures, enhanced reporting, reduction in shipping expense); automating manual processes; and researching and evaluating new business propositions to increase the recovery rate of the merchandise liquidation program.
Processes claims submitted by liquidators by researching and evaluating claim validity; making recommendations regarding whether claims should be paid; and coordinating payments to the liquidator.
Ensures merchandise liquidation procedures are executed by performing procedural reviews; recommending procedure updates; developing training sessions; monitoring Club and liquidator execution; gathering, analyzing, and publishing operational reports to ensure standards are met; and conducting conference calls with liquidators.
Manages consistent execution of Call Center response to high-profile, high-risk situations (for example, product or food recalls, legal settlements, Club closures, natural disasters) by following plan of action; communicating clear and concise direction to outsourced partner Call Center management staff regarding the situation; ensuring staff are allocated to answer questions that come into the Call Center; ensuring that confidentiality is maintained; and working directly with Legal, Emergency Operations, and Public Relations.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Previous experience in an analyst support role
- Exposure to Retail Link
- Financial acumen
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.