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Stock Associate

Posted March 12, 2019  |  Ann Taylor

Brand Overview:
At Ann Taylor, we see beauty in a woman's reallife. From simple pleasures to more momentous occasions, the life she livesoffers far more allure than any fantasy. She cultivates it with careful thoughtand curiosity, choosing only what feels right and rings true. She has thecourage to know who she is. And she knows we know her too. Along the way, we'vebeen a constant source of inspiration and style, helping her look and feel herbest at every moment. It's something we try to do with everything we create:elevate her everyday, every day.
We believe what you do is just as important ashow you do it. We're committed to fostering a community where all Associateslead with their strengths, feel connected to what we stand for, are accountableto growing our culture together, and are supported in their individualdevelopment. You're invited to discover the unparalleled opportunities thatawait you.
Ready to apply? We currently have an opportunityfor a Stock Associate to join our team located at our Store 2506-Tyson'sCorner-ANN-Mc Lean, VA 22102.
Position Overview:
Position Overview:
Drives store revenue through proper shipment processing and merchandisecontrol. Assists Leadership Team in organizing and maintaining the stock room,including back stock of merchandise, shipment and supplies. Supports store teamin providing exceptional client service by helping where needed and keeping theselling floor, stock room, and desk replenished, organized, neat and clean.
Primary Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Embraces our values &sets an example through his/her behaviors
Responsible for compliancewith all ANN INC. practices and procedures
Additional responsibilitiesas assigned by the Store Manager, Co-Manager, and Sales Leads
Revenue Generation:
Ensure new product is on thefloor and available to clients within 24 hours of receipt
Processes merchandise intoand out of stock room without error
Protects company assets byfollowing all Loss Prevention standards in the processing of shipment,transfer of product and maintenance of the back room organization
Completes prices changeswithin Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) time frame
Client Experience:
Provides excellent clientservice by anticipating the client’s needs, exceeding expectations, andadhering to the ANN INC. service standards
Portrays a gracious,friendly, energetic and engaging manner and is at all times respectful andprofessional
Takes ownership, solicits andincorporates feedback for professional growth and development –Consistently receives positive, unsolicited client feedback
Communicates effectively withstore management, store team and external clients in person, and over thephone
Embraces our values andbehaviors and inspires team by leading by example through his/her wordsand actions – Supports and environment of learning and trust by acting asa positive role model
Is responsible for Compliancewith all Company policies,  practices and procedures and all federal,state, and local laws
Operations:
Meets Company/Divisionalmerchandise processing expectations through time management, organizationand adherence to ANN INC. Standard Operating Procedures
Maintains a clean, safe storeenvironment and back room organization by processing receipts andtransfers efficiently, organizing merchandise by product category, and executingtrnasfers, markdowns, Mark out of Stock (MOS), Distributed OrderMaintenance (DOM), and Style Finder orders
Completes opening/closingprocedures and tasks as directed by Leadership Team with a client focus(e.g. replenishing merchandise; recovering the store and styling rooms;processing shipment including but not limited to: unpacking, hanging,steaming, cleaning including but not limited to: dusting, vacuuming, andremoving trash; executing merchandising moves; marketing updates; andcompleting pricing changes.)
Articulates and understandsthe difference between old and new receipts, organizes and processes themaccordingly
Executes transfers andprocesses end of season merchandise transfers, Mark Out Of Stock (MOS),Damages, repairs, Distributed Order Maintenance (DOM’s) and StyleFinderorders accurately and in a timely manner
Adheres to Loss Preventionpractices and is aware of and reports potential incidents, to ensureshortage control and to protect company assets
Participates and assists inthe preparation of the stores’ inventory
Identifies and communicatessupply needs to management
Reports to work as scheduled;records time worked accurately by using ANN INC.’s Time and Attendancesystem; remains flexible to the needs of the business
Follows all ANN INC.operational guidelines, processes, and procedures
Reviews Bulletin Boards daily
Technical Expertise:
Demonstrates a desire andability to be learner responsible and navigates the ANN INC. computerlearning systems
Is proficient in usingDistributed Order Maintenance (SOME’s) and StyleFinder to locate productfor clients and processes transactions accurately
Operates and understands hefunctions of the PDT
Navigates through allfunctions on the ISP system related to merchandise management
Operates phone, answeringcalls with an appropriate greeting, transferring and placing calls on hold
Performs registertransactions efficiently (e.g., sales, sends, returns, exchanges,payments)
Product/Brand Management:
Understands and can clearlyarticulate the Company’s brand positioning, including: the uniqueness ofall expressions of ANN INC., current marketing and promotionalinitiatives, markdowns, POS events, Bounce Back promotes, coupon events,lifestyle concepts to internal and external clients]
Embraces fashion, understandscurrent market trends and is able to articulate them using ANN INC.interpretations in every client interaction. Represents the brand byadhering to ANN INC.’s dress code guidelines
Lives the Purpose, Values,& Behaviors, Practices in all interactions
Participates in and attendsStore Meetings
Proactively uses associateeducation and product knowledge tools to initiate learning about fabric,fit and styling
Packages and wraps clientpurchases according to ANN INC. standards
Position Requirements:
Client Service: Ability tofunction as a role model, ensuring that the client remains the toppriority. Takes initiative to improve the store’s organization
Follow Directions: Ability toprioritizes and meet deadlines as assigned with minimal supervision andwithin designated timeframes
Merchandising: Knowledge ofvisual standards and techniques, and ability to implement and maintainwithin ANN INC. guidelines
Communication: Demonstrationof verbal communication skills to Store Manager, Co-Manager Sales Leads,store associates and clients
Organization: Ability tomaintain the organization fo the stockroom to include back stock ofmerchandise, supplies and shipping materials according to StandardOperating Procedures
Accuracy: Ability to handlecash and provide change without error
Ability to work a flexibleschedule to meet the needs of the business, including evening and weekendshifts. May include hours before and after store / center business hours
Physical: Ability to lift andcarry up to 20 pounds, able to climb ladders, and maneuver effectivelyaround sales floor and stock room
Educational Requirements and Experience:
Minimum Requirements: HighSchool Diploma or GED
Minimum one year stockassociate or relevant experience in the service industry with provenresults
Location:
Store 2506-Tyson's Corner-ANN-Mc Lean, VA 22102
Position Type:
Regular/Part time
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified peopleat all levels.  It is our policy in all employment decisions to ensurethat all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis ofqualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race,color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably beaccommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status,sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classificationunder applicable law.  We do not discriminate in any of our employmentpolicies and practices.  All associates are expected to follow theseprinciples in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or otherswith whom we do business. 
The Company welcomes applications from peoplewith disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidatestaking part in all aspects of the application process. 
Note to Applicants:  Smoking is prohibitedin all indoor areas of the Company unless designated smoking areas have beenestablished by a particular location in accordance with applicable law. 
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