Ferris Outfitters Merchandise Associate

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Part-Time

Position Title: Ferris Outfitters Merchandise Associate  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: $14/hr.  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Help oversee the prepping and storing of incoming store merchandise. Replenish the floor with products, maintain a clean and orderly sales floor, and create merchandise displays when needed. Assists with customer questions and concerns about product on the sales floor as well as be proactive in theft situations. Help oversee inventory counts and maintain records. Assist eCommerce Associate as needed. Fulfill other duties as needed. Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: High School Diploma  
Required Work Experience: 1 year retail experience  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Reaching
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Heights
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Standing
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Oversee receiving and processing merchandise for use in web orders and for sale in stores.

Contact vendors to handle issues with orders.

Help maintain accurate counts and locations for all merchandise on floor and in back stock.

Assist with pulling shipments to wholesale vendors and with shipping product returns to vendors.

Assist with special orders as needed.

Assist eCommerce Associate with picking, fulfilling, processing, and shipping online orders and assist customers via phone with basic web order questions.

Operate point-of-sale terminal for cash and charge sales and return transactions.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Ability to provide excellent customer service.

Professional communication skills, both written and verbal, and ability to interact well with co-workers and general public.

Well-developed PC and MS Office skills; comfortable with use of email and Internet.

Ability to work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.

Excellent attention to detail.

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Willingness and ability to learn new areas and develop new skills, including basic understanding of all areas and functions of Ferris Outfitters.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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