Regional Supervisor, Merchandising Operations, US in Chicago, IL

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

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Job Description

Regional Supervisor, Merchandising Operations, US - Chicago

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

The Role:

The function of the Regional Supervisor is to oversee operations of retail merchandising operations within an assigned region. The Regional Supervisor is tasked with ensuring the various project initiatives are running smoothly and that involved employees are meeting performance goals.   Team Leads and Merchandising reps are interviewed and hired by the Regional Supervisor. 

Regional Supervisors are strong operational leaders with a thorough understanding of retail merchandising and people management. They possess strong analytical skills and are effective problem solvers. Regional Supervisors hire, train and develop their teams. They are responsible for overall team performance in meeting KPI metrics, including store visits, product pulls, features maintained and direct to store ordering.

The Regional Supervisor will work closely with their Team Leads and communicate regularly regarding reporting/administration and tracking performance metrics to goals.

  • Oversees all regional programs and directs the work of personnel to ensure annual and long-range goals are being met.
  • Reviews and updates the department policies, procedures, and process standards to improve field performance as needed
  • departmental growth initiatives.
  • Works with Manager to develop and administer the region’s travel/budget plan
  • Keeps Office management team informed of issues within their region and provides action plan for improvement. Compiles background information to facilitate the decision-making
  • Is capable of preparing and compiling performance metric materials and providing performance insights and developing action steps for weekly/monthly/quarterly Management meetings,
  • Works with Manager to develop division’s annual goal setting plan, long range plan and field metrics
  • Human Resources/Administration
  • Administration (Reporting) & Communication
  • Performance Management for Team Members
  • Build strong working relationships with Retail Contacts
  • Product Knowledge and Industry Competency

Job Requirements

What we can expect from you:

  • Ability to direct, lead, motivate, coach, and develop people
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
    • Detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced, ever changing, work environment
    • Able to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to create and give verbal presentations
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Confident, professional personality with the ability to build relationships quickly  
    • Ability to communicate professionally and have professional demeanor with all levels of internal employees and external customers
    • Detail-oriented and capable of managing projects with excellent follow through and accuracy 
    • Program proficiency in Microsoft Office, with particular emphasis in Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Driven to succeed and push to achieve excellence
    • Ability to drive measurable, sustainable results.
    • Ability to schedule tasks and people in order to achieve departmental goals
    • Ability to motivate and to build/keep team morale up and accomplish objectives  

You should apply if you have the following:

  • 3+ years of previous leadership/management experience required, preferably in a Sales Merchandising role with a Consumer-Packaged Goods (CPG) organization or third party merchandising company.
  • College Degree required.

 What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.