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Contract Product Operations Lead - The Domain

Company: Lululemon Athletica
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Contract Product Operations Lead - The Domain lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people. Job Summary The Product Operations Lead is a part of the store leadership team responsible for executing on the store product strategy, including product operations and inventory management. They are responsible for leading inventory shifts, overseeing all back of house (BOH) product operations, and ensuring both the floor and BOH are stocked and well-organized. The Product Operations Lead provides input to team member performance evaluations, recommendations into store hiring decisions, and acts as Supervisor on Duty (SOD) while leading inventory shifts. The Product Operations Lead also oversees and delivers a world-class guest (i.e., customer) experience when scheduled to work on the floor. Core Responsibilities of the Job

  • Collaborate with store leadership to bring product strategy to life.
  • Proactively plan, prioritize, manage, and lead inventory processing and accuracy activities in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensure execution of product actions (e.g., pull backs, consolidations, repricing).
  • Engage team members in inventory management by creating a fun and productive atmosphere for the shift.
  • Monitor product levels and communicate findings to support sell-through strategy and optimal product availability for the guest.
  • Review and interpret daily business data and metrics to inform actions, for example analyzing product sell-through data to provide recommendations to store leadership regarding product focus or, for outlets, pricing.
  • Participate in the store's hiring process, including recruitment, selection and hiring recommendations, onboarding, and training.
  • Address team member performance and support their ongoing learning and development by providing direct feedback and in-the-moment recognition, coaching, demonstrations, and hands-on experiences.
  • Contribute to a respectful and inclusive team environment by establishing supportive working relationships with team members.
  • When serving as Supervisor on Duty during store open hours, move dynamically and lead from the floor to ensure every guest receives technical product education and establish a world-class guest experience. Job Requirements
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the country in which the store is located
    • Must have the ability to travel to assigned store with reliable transportation methods Schedule/Availability
      • The work schedule can vary based on store needs
      • Shifts are typically scheduled: mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays
      • In addition, during peak timeframes, special events, or other circumstances, the schedule may include early mornings or late nights/overnights for some team members Experience
        • 1 year of work experience
        • Some experience with inventory management, product or visual merchandising, stocking, or planning and logistics including using business technology to accomplish work
        • Some experience in leading, mentoring, delegating or process implementation with others Job Assets (i.e., nice to have; not required)
          • Education: High school diploma/GED/equivalent, or above
          • Experience (not necessarily the only focus of a role): retail, sales, distribution center, or warehouse operations related; reviewing and interpreting business reports and metrics to inform action
          • For Experiential stores with food/beverage service only: Food safety and/or liquor service certification What We Look For
            • Inclusion & Diversity:Creates/supports an inclusive environment that values/celebrates differences
            • Integrity: Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner
            • Adaptability/Agility: Navigates uncertainty and ambiguity and can change priorities in a fast-paced environment; recovers quickly from setbacks
            • Leadership: Is able and desires to lead and inspire others; motivates, empowers, develops, and directs people as they work
            • Collaboration and Teamwork: Works productively with and supports others to achieve common goals; seeks connections, partnerships, and diverse perspectives
            • Decision Making/Problem Solving: Identifies opportunities for improvement; evaluates alternatives and makes effective, timely decisions
            • Planning and Organizing:Plans and organizes work in a clear and efficient manner to ensure completion in alignment with priorities
            • Interactive Communication: Conveys information effectively and understands information shared while interacting with others Work Context (e.g., environment, interactions, physical)
              • Work involves moving through the store, sometimes in the front of the house with bright lights and loud music, and sometimes in the back of the house with no windows or natural light
              • Work is accomplished as part of a team, sometimes independently, and sometimes using a computer or other technical devices
              • Work may occasionally involve moving boxes weighing up to 30 lbs (13.6 kg) or using ladders to reach materials
              • For Experiential stores with food/beverage service only: Work may involve using industrial kitchen equipment and exposure to heat in order to prepare food or beverages Compensation & Benefits Package Ourproduct operations lead base pay ranges from $20.50 - $23.58/hour with a target bonus of an additional $3 per hour, bringing our total target compensation range between $23.50 - $26.58/hour, depending on location and level of experience. Our pay-for-performance bonus philosophy supports our employees by recognizing exceptional individual and team performance. At lululemon, our care and investment in our employees does not stop at compensation. Investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. With extended health and mental health plans, paid time off, savings plans, generous employee discounts, fitness & yoga classes, parenthood top up and more, our benefits support our values and recognize our teams for their performance and dedication. Additionally, our personal and professional development programs include people networks, parenthood support programs, mentorships, and leadership series programming to help employees grow their career. Note: Availability of the benefits and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these benefits and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. lululemon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that lululemon equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.lululemon is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you would like someone from our team to contact you for individualized support, email us at . In your email, please include the position title, the location of the position and the nature of your request.

Keywords: Lululemon Athletica, Austin , Contract Product Operations Lead - The Domain, Other , Austin, Texas

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