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Merchandising Operations Coordinator in Houston, TX at Star Furniture

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Merchandising Operations Coordinator

Works with the Visual team, Buying team, and Store team to develop and implement the company’s visual merchandising strategy. The role of the Merchandising Operations Coordinator is to produce floor plans, communicate timelines for projects, and support the Buying and Visual teams.

Reports To: Visual Merchandising Manager

Essential Functions:

•         Responsible for the floor planning process – this includes bubble planning, fixture planning, and product placement

•         Distributes the final merchandise plan to Stores, Buyers, and Regional Visual Coordinator

•         Responsible for updates and changes to individual store layouts as necessary

•         Communicates final product placement to Stores, Visual team, and Buying team

•         Ensures understanding of the company merchandising strategy, as related to floor planning with all relevant parties

•         Adjusts space allocation changes to layouts as directed by the Buyer

•         Facilitate and manage multiple projects simultaneously, managing project timelines

•         Maintains a current, accurate and up-to-date project file with drawings and correspondence


•         Organization

•         Time Management

•         Flexible

•         Communication Skills

•         Analytical Skills

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

Work Environment:

This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, tablets and other office equipment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type / Expected Hours of Work:

This is position and hours of work would routinely be 40+ hours per week.  Given the nature of the position, there may be occasions that extra hours and travel may be required.

Compensation & Benefits:

•         Competitive base salary

•         Health, Dental, Vision insurance coverage

•         Generous employee discount

Job Location: 16666 Barker Springs Road, Houston, TX 77084

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Education, training, and experience:


•         Experience with AutoCAD is required

•         2-3 years of experience in Merchandising, Planning, Project Coordination or similar Design-focused role

•         1-2 years of administrative experience

•         Knowledge of merchandise and its locations

•         Knowledge of company sales system

•         Ability to communicate and write in English


•         Bachelor’s Degree in Merchandising or similar field is highly preferred

•         Associate’s Degree in relevant field plus applicable work experience will be considered

•         Design experience in a retail or furniture environment is highly preferred