Specialized Operations Lead

Posted 1 week ago
Market: MI - Troy
Industry Segment: Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Operations
Seniority: Supervisor
Job Type: Full time

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Specialized Operations Lead
Saks Fifth Avenue
Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 1 week ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

What This Position is All About:

Under the leadership of the Assistant General Manager, Operations, the Specialized Operations Associate is responsible for the daily operations of the General Office and operational functions of the Jewelry Department.

Who You Are:

  • Demonstrates comfort in flexing all communication styles and establishes positive interpersonal relationships
  • Evaluates progress against key performance drivers and assess organizational opportunities and risks
  • Drives positive outcomes through objectives and measures while monitoring progress and results
  • Consistently generates and shares original ideas, tackling both simple and complex problems

You Also Have:

  • Ability to lift cartons, climb ladders, and handle racks and carts of merchandise. Lifting of up to 15 pounds may be required
  • Must have strong computer skills, i.e. Google, MS Office, and adapt to changing technology
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team oriented environment that requires a high degree of multi-tasking with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as per business needs & adheres to Dependability standards Demonstrates attention to detail and keeps personal work space organized
  • Ability to apply store policies & procedures to help in decision-making
  • Verbal and written communication skills; handles telephone and face to face interactions effectively and professionally

As The Specialized Operations Associate, You Will:

  • General Office

    • Opening the store: safe, controller, registers and distributing reports
    • Maintaining daily functions, including but not limited to; morning cash entry, processing bank deposits, reconciling chargebacks, and counting register and petty cash
    • Resolving customer issues, both internal and external, i.e. researching/payment of bills, tracking/processing customer packages

  • Jewelry Operations

    • Follows Jewelry Standards and Shipping Guidelines
    • Receive, verify, and properly book all jewelry in accordance with Company standards
    • Effectively processes re-tickets, RTV’s, Transfers, ASN Shipments and price changes
    • Retrieve and process all merchandise to be returned/transferred to the vendor in accordance with Company standards
    • Ensure case counts are completed, all merchandise is entered into the case count system after receipt, and all discrepancies are reconciled
    • Maintain a repair log, track all repairs sent to the vendor or local shop, and submit repair invoices
    • Assist as needed with merchandising cases and placing new product on the sales floor
    • Receive and verify all merchandise for trunk shows, assist in show set-up/take down and recap results
    • Prepare and submit all special order requests and Statements of Sale when requested
    • Communicate with Corporate Merchants, Accounts Payable, Inventory Control and vendors as needed

  • Common

    • Internal Audit readiness and adherence to Internal Audit standards, including but not limited to monitoring vault/safe contents to remain up-to-date (audit ready)
    • Assist managers and associates on the selling floor as necessary
    • Process Omni Fulfillment orders

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
  • An amazing employee discount

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue first opened its doors in 1924, taking up a full city block on one of the world’s most prestigious shopping streets. Since then, Saks has changed the luxury retail game and become an icon of style and innovation—from world-famous window displays and impactful in-store art exhibitions to unforgettable, curated designer collections and a seamless online shopping experience.

The Saks team is at the cutting edge of high-end fashion, bringing the new luxury experience to customers far and wide. At the core of the Saks culture is a commitment to people—whether it’s surprising and delighting shoppers, supporting the growth of every team member or using the Saks platform to create change and champion causes.