Coach Inc Stock support associate area support center- Kate Spade in Chester, New York
Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for optimistic femininity. Today, the brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home decor and more. Polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color-Kate Spade New York's founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. Under the vision of creative director Nicola Glass, the brand continues to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.
Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio - a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.
job title: temporary stock associate
report to: stock supervisor
general purpose of the position: support the brand by providing operational excellence in the stores and offsite to elevate customer experience and drive store productivity.
essential duties and responsibilities:
\* manage the UPS inbound deliveries monitor to prioritize the daily workload
\* ensure proper organization and accessibility of merchandise
\* be knowledgeable of stock including quantity, how many units are on hand, what is selling and
what is not
\* support floor moves and selling floor is stocked throughout the day
\* conduct price changes and markdowns as necessary
\* stockroom & warehouse organization
\* maintaining all in-bound receipts
\* organization of supplies
\* audit compliance
\* back of the house and front of house stock organization
\* floor sets support in a timely and accurate manner
\* achieve shrinkage goals
\* ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 60 pounds
\* ability to load boxes in and out of delivery truck (offsite only)
\* must be able to work effectively under pressure in a high energy and high traffic environment
\* available to work store schedule, as needed, including evenings, weekends and holidays
\* bend / stoop
skills and abilities required:
\* willing to work in and promote a team oriented environment Revised Retail HR July 2014
\* strong communication and interpersonal skills
\* ability to multi-task, results driven and flexible to change
education and experience required:
\* minimum 1 to 2 year experience in a retail industry of relevant experience as a stock associate.
\* high school / college degree preferred
\*this job description is not all-inclusive and may change at any time in order to meet the needs of the
Revised Retail HR July 2014
Our Competencies for All Employees
Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
Kate Spade is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under the consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Kate Spade at .