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In the ever-changing world of pet products, we work to build the ultimate customer experience by making the best products and solutions come to life. As part of our expert merchandising team, you will help us keep pets and pet parents all kinds of happy and healthy.

Merchandising Coordinator

Location Phoenix, Arizona ID 2019-1708 Apply Now
About the Team:

It's no surprise people are passionate about the health and happiness of their pet and our Merchandising (buying) team is no different. When it comes to the products and solutions in our stores, our incredible teams of merchandising associates have everything covered – from head to tail! From keeping up with the top trends to developing new, innovative solutions, our buyers help ensure every pet parent can find exactly what their pet needs at PetSmart. Join our team and show your love for pets by creating products as special as pets themselves!


About the Job:

In partnership with our vendors, merchandisers, planners and marketing, the merchandise coordinator will manage the day-to-day maintenance of our item/skus. These responsibilities include everything from introducing the products to managing the promotions.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather and populate information for new vendor set up
  • Liaison between cross-functional partners and buyers
  • Sample management
  • Vendor funding monitoring, payback management
  • Responsible for executing needed details into the promotional management system (EMS/AMS), inclusive of collecting, organizing/filing, entering, and changing and auditing promotions as needed
  • Managing category release uploads/change forms
  • Occasional customer service issues or store questions
  • Submitting communication to stores (CASE messages)
  • Misc vendor related issues, concerns or questions

Education / Experience

  • Requires knowledge obtained through Associate's degree or Bachelors Degree
  • Proficiency typically obtained with 2+ years experience in a Buyer support, merchandising, or data entry role
  • Requires good analytical process skills and high level of accountability to ensure accuracy of data
  • Candidate must have proven team building skills to initiate positive relationships with other departments and outside vendors
  • Listens attentively and responds in a sensitive and appropriate manner, treating all with respect and dignity
  • Requires professional written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate information to all levels of leadership
  • Requires strong organization and accurate data entry skills
  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment where priorities can change quickly

About the Culture:

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!
  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities
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    It's no surprise people are passionate about the health and happiness of their pets. So when it comes to the products and solutions they use, every detail counts. From creating and supplying the best assortment of pet accessories to ensuring our stores are fully stocked with a wide array of brands to choose from, our incredible teams of merchandising associates have everything covered – from head to tail!

  • Buying

    From keeping up with the top trends to developing new, innovative solutions, our buyers help ensure every pet parent can find exactly what their pet needs at PetSmart. Join our team, and show your love for pets by creating products as special as pets themselves!

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    Success in our stores comes from having the right product, in the right place, at the right price — and that’s where our planning and allocation team comes in. This highly strategic and analytical team ensures that all 1,500 stores are fully stocked with over 11,000 products from seven distribution centers.

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    As the leading pet specialty retailer, innovative product development is a major key to our success. Ideas for new toys and tasty treats are continually being created by our product development team to support our future strategic needs. Interestingly enough, some of our most fun ideas are inspired by our own associates and their pets!

I love to see the product & assortment that our teams create come to life and see it on other dogs in stores, restaurants and dog parks. Brings a big smile to my face!

Jessica

Sr. Buyer, Collars and Leashes

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