Merchandising Operations Lead

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  • Job ID 5221

Job Description


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Salary (USD):

$53 / hr

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Our large apparel client is seeking a Merchandising Ops Lead for our Men’s Merchandising teams. As a merchandising operations expert, you will have direct responsibility to drive a collaborative, effective business, as well as lead the implementation of key strategic and business priorities across functions. As a critical part of the team, this person will work closely with Merchandising, Product, and Operations partners to drive initiatives and communication across all levels of our business.

Our ideal candidate can foster effective working relationships, drive clarity, instill trust and comfortably navigate ambiguity. They are adept at leading and facilitating projects and conversations, while also driving alignment and solutions.

  • This is a hybrid role in Beaverton, OR (Monday to Thursday onsite, Friday remote)
  • Line planning/assortment creation work and tools experience is a plus
  • Microsoft office experience a must
  • Role is an individual contributor but will be working with a large scale of merchandisers, directors, execs in the Global merchandising team

What you will work on

  • You will work with the Men’s Merchandising teams, as well as Consumer Creation Operational partners to drive Merchandising process excellence and accountability as well as facilitate cross-functional alignment across teams within CODE moments.
  • You will help with communication and information flow to drive clarity for a seamless and connected process, that delivers business results.
  • You will lead the integration of new initiatives and tools.

Who you will work with

  • You will report to the Men’s Merchandising Ops Director within the Consumer Creation Operations team.
  • The role primarily works with the Men’s Merchandising, while also engaging with Product, Design, and other Operations partners.

What You Bring

  • Drive Merchandising Calendar/Process
  • Ensure all deadlines are met on time, with impeccable results
  • Guide and influence the merchandising process in collaboration with x-functional partners
  • Continuously seek out ways to improve process and capabilities of a multi-discipline team
  • Support implementation and identification of tools that enable the Product Creation team to create the world’s best product
  • Drive and deliver projects against key strategies & priorities


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training
  • 5-8 years’ experience in Merchandising, Product Creation or Relevant Industry, with FW and/or AP expertise
  • Deep process and operational experience, including familiarity with the CODE Process
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and time management
  • Strong communicator & collaborator
  • Passionate, curious problem-solver
  • Collaborative & strong communication skillset, including strong story-telling skills including PowerPoint and/or Keynote presentations
  • Ability to influence and facilitate at leadership levels
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous environments and driving a team to clarity/results
  • Change agent/change management skills
  • Proactive and solution-oriented approach

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