Merchandiser/Buying Data Entry

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL
Date Posted: 08-05-2016
6+ Month  Contract to hire
Rate $11 per hour on W2
Job Description:
  1. Must be proficient in excel, including knowledge of how to do specific formulas such as do v-lookup, concatenate, and proper. Must be able to take direction well, prioritize workload & work independently to get work completed.
  2. Must be able to learn systems quickly and easily, in order to load information into a database once given instruction to do so.
  3. Must be a self starter, requesting additional work once a task is completed, so as not to be sitting idle until given additional work.
  4. Must be able to work 8am-5pm Monday thru Friday.
  5. Will need to choose categorization of items based on the website hierarchy.
  6. Will need to clean up product descriptions based on a specific set of guidelines.
  7. Must be able to read, interpret, and utilize product labels to create effective merchandising sales message per established.
Must be detail oriented; analytical; must know MS Excel well, including v-look ups; must be able to learn new systems quickly; must be able to take direction well and then work independently to get the work completed.

Desired but not required: versatile and be able to change focus quickly if needed; be able to prioritize work

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Provides 1st level signing support to business customers to develop and maintain sign size and style applications that conform to approve signing standards.
  • Receives and reviews sign requests from businesses to ensure accuracy of request.
  • Takes the initiative to contact business if there are any discrepancies in the request form and creates in-store signing from those corrected requests.
  • Builds signs using the appropriate templates, store group(s), content Performs weekly quality assurance of signing to ensure in-store price integrity and customer-friendly sign language
    Responds to store help tickets and Pebbles in timely manner; troubleshoots recurring or serious issues and escalates to supervisor as needed.
  • Develops complete knowledge of the RES signing system and familiarity with supporting systems.
  • Investigates signing issues, determines root cause and develops solutions.
Education Experience:
  • Associates Degree
Job Requirements:
  • Familiarity with computers. Experience learning to use new systems. Typing skills. Data Entry.
Preferred Skills:
  • Sense of urgency.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Project management skills.
  • Organization skills.



At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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