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Free People Receiving/Product Flow Manager - Princeton, NJ
, New Jersey
United States
NY Metro
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Store - Management

Free People Receiving/Product Flow Manager - Princeton, NJ

Receiving Manager (RM) | Roles & Responsibilities Reports To: Visual Manager & Store Manager

Objective: To create a unique, innovative and inspirational customer experience; encompassing the Free People lifestyle and brand image, while maintaining all store operations and goals, resulting in driving sales and ensuring the profitability of the store.

  • Support store team with efficient controls and processing of inventory from delivery to the sales floor.
  • Adhere to Stock ‘Typical Day’ to ensure deliveries are processed and placed within 24 hours.
  • Track and communicate all in-transit shipment information to the Visual and Management Teams, plan accordingly.
  • Maintain an efficient and well-organized stock room. Implement methods and systems to house product for easy access by all staff.
  • Assist in efficiencies of the restocking process to continually maintain store stock levels.
  • Support the MOD during peak store hours.
  • Demonstrate Loss Prevention awareness through assisting in all inventory controls including Cycle Counts, markdowns, transfers and overall stock integrity.
  • Oversee all UPS deliveries/shipments, charge sends and transfers.
  • Maintain all receiving paperwork controls and organization.
  • Facilitate supply/DDS orders with direction from Assistant Operations Manager
  • Assist in the maintenance of the building /store facilities.
  • Ensure all tagging of product follows all company guidelines set.
  • Communicate ticketing issues/discrepancies to the appropriate member of Home Office.

In addition to the above responsibilities, Receiving Managers have increased management functions including:

  • Partner with the Visual and Management team to coordinate and facilitate shipment placement and maintain standards throughout the store.
  • Understand and demonstrate familiarity with velocity product and expedite the replenishment of top-selling items/sell down.
  • Support sales by assisting in merchandising and display projects as needed.
  • Represent consistent leadership by inspiring, motivating and encouraging teamwork and efficiency.
  • Assist management team by training and coaching receiving and inventory control expectations and responsibilities.
  • Attract and recruit stock team and ensure that development plans are in place and followed.
  • Effectively communicate and build partnerships with Store Team, DM/DVM Team, Home Office, Inventory Control and Distribution Center.
  • Adapt to stores needs by assisting with customer experience, Loss Prevention, store cleaning tasks and store projects.
  • Actively participate in daily meetings, manager meetings and all-store team meetings.
  • Oversee and lead the stock team in the shipment receipt process and ensure prompt completion and turnaround of shipment.
  • Take overall ownership of all stock/receiving processes and ensure that the stock room runs efficiently at all times in accordance with store needs.
  • Adhere to all company safety guidelines.
  • Uphold all company policy and procedure.