Merchandising Execution Area Supervisors (MEAS) directly supervise the activities of Merchandising Execution Associates
(MEAs) as they merchandise and maintain various product sets in The Home Depot retail environment to enhance the customer experience, increase sales, and maximize inventory turns. MEASs direct the work priorities of MEA teams (7-12 associates) based on the directives of the Merchandising Execution Manager (MEM), while builiding and maintaining strong relationships with HD store personnel to execute merchandising strategy.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40% - Supervise the work activities of MEAs within his/her area.
- Communicate store and MET objectives to MEAs using the appropriate programs and tools.
- Train, and develop MEAs within the work team, through the management of training calendar and curriculum. Engage in
coaching for the developemnt of MEAs.
- Participate in the interview process for hiring of new MEAs and partner with MEM on recommendations. o Provide input into
appropriate discipline decisions related to MEAs.
- Provide input to the MEM on performance appraisals of MEAs and make recommendations on promotion of associates in his/her area.
- Assist MEAs with merchandising bays, set compliance with planogram, replacing labels, packdown, and building displays.
20% - Partner with store leaders to execute merchandising strategies.
- Follow up on assigned activities of the MEAs in his/her area and ensure execution of projects and general service activities in relation to MET standards.
- Monitor set compliance with planogram, ensure merchandise is displayed in a neat and appealing
- Monitor and engage the team during focus packdown activities, overhead organization and display builds.
- Ensure that POP and signage is ordered and properly set according to planogram.
- Partner with store leadership to markdown all damaged or un-sellable merchandise.
- Provide direction on cross-merchandising activities in accordance with Merchandising Action Planner (MAP).
20% - Report productivity data and project completion via interactive systems and tools.
- Monitor and review timekeeping, expenses and training data on Associates.
10% - Plan and direct MEAs in execution of seasonal reset activities.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to Merchandising Execution Manager (MEM)
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. Planning, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required. This may include direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple work groups. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years
Must continuously stand or walk or regularly requires lifting/handling/carrying material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).
Must be able to lift between 10-50 lbs
1. 1 year supervisory experience
2. Experience in the Merchandising Execution Associate (MEA) position
3. Experience working in retail merchandising service industry or working directly for large scale retailer.
4. Basic computer skills with knowledge of web-based applications.
5. Experience working on teams, with heavy reliance on team to accomplish goals.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:1. Drives Execution & Self Motivated: Demonstrates the ability to deliver results without close supervision despite a large workload, competing demands, and fast-paced environment. Ensures tasks are completed on time, without error, and meet quality standards.
2. Coaching & Development: Creates a welcoming, associtate-friendly work environment and demonstrates care and concern for all associates.
3. Communication: Displays a high level of responsiveness to customers, store level associates, and district/regional leadership.
4. Customer Driven: Provides outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers. Follows through on responsibilities to customers.
5. Creates Inclusion: Creates a welcoming, associate-friendly work environment.
6. Promotes Teamwork: Maintains positive working relationships with co-workers and effectively handles interpersonal conflict situations.