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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/22/2017
Job Category:
Information Services
Merchandising Operations Coordinator
Grainger | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Company Overview

Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service. The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. Grainger is a Fortune 500company and a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list.

 

Position Description

More about Grainger Tech.

Grainger Tech. is looking for a Merchandising Operations Coordinator’s.  We are expanding our team and have a few new openings.  Located downtown Chicago, Grainger Tech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grainger.   

Primary Function:

The Merchandising Operations Coordinator is responsible for supporting our merchandising objectives on every front. We are seeking a results-oriented professional to execute key merchandising activities, initiatives, and manage projects aligned with company goals and objectives. This is a complex role requiring high level organizational skills.

In supporting our merchandising team, the Merchandising Operations Coordinator will become familiar with our software and publishing requirements. Duties will include data normalization, software testing, web publishing tasks, and data management.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

Our Merchandising Operations Coordinator is a dedicated support position who will:

  • Manage large sets of data, including maintenance, updates, and analysis.
  • Format and review product information for correctness, completeness, and overall quality.
  • Support product information activities in merchandising content.
  • Create, monitor, and report on merchandising production schedules.
  • Manage data initiatives aligned with company goals and objectives.

Position Requirements:

Preferred Education & Experience: 

• Experience working with large sets of data, deadlines, and details is preferred.
• Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office functionality, especially Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
• Able collaborator with leadership, business users, and technical personnel.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in deadline-driven environment and handle multiple conflicting priorities at the same time.

 A plus:

• Experience with Product data or MRO expereince would be a plus although not required.

EEOC Statement

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) distributes facilities maintenance products, and provides services and related information used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States, Canada and Mexico to keep their facilities and equipment running. Grainger is the supplier of facilities maintenance and other related products in North America. Its operations are managed in three segments: Grainger Branch-based, Acklands - Grainger Branch-based (Acklands - Grainger), and Lab Safety Supply, Inc. (Lab Safety). Grainger Branch-based is an aggregation of the Grainger Industrial Supply (Industrial Supply), Grainger, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), Grainger Caribe Inc. (Puerto Rico), Grainger China LLC (China) and Grainger Panama S.A. (Panama). Acklands - Grainger is the Company's Canadian branch-based distribution business. Lab Safety is a direct marketer of safety and other industrial products. (Source: 10-K)

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