Love AVEDA? We're Hiring an Inventory Purchasing Manager at Our Mentor Salon

The Inventory Manager at Ladies & Gentlemen Salon and Spa will plan, direct and coordinate the process of ordering and receiving all Retail and Professional products for multi Salon and School locations. 

Illustrative duties may include, but are not restricted to, one or more of the following:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate the process of ordering/receiving materials and products for all locations. This includes talking to vendors on pricing and availability needed to keep items flowing into our facilities.
  • Maintain current database for all point of sale (front desk) transactions
  • Run reports and analyze data for all locations.
  • Work closely with Accounting establishing favorable terms of sale with vendors, reconciling charges and Quarterly reporting. Work closely with Marketing and Sales in conjunction with promos and sales for all locations.
  • Monitoring the locations for Usage vs. Services and Sales vs. Inventory. Monitoring weekly Inventory counts at all locations.
  • Communicate with team members on a regular basis regarding suggestions, ideas and challenges.
  • Expense shippers or review expensed shippers for correct pricing and receipt/charges.
  • Submit credit memos to vendors after returned shipments or damaged items.
  • Review weekly retail counts from all locations. Communicate with team members to determine reasons for discrepancies.
  • Shipping/Receiving assistance for school and salon.
  • Audit locations by spot checking reported numbers. Connect with team members if issues arise.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Education and Experience: High School Degree. 2-3 years work experience in a related field. Purchasing and Ordering experience required   
  • Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office. Understanding of Inventory Software preferred. 
  • Communication and Interactions: Daily interaction with customers, students, staff, management, admissions, and at times vendors.
  • Reliable method of transportation since this position requires frequent travel between locations

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to stand and walk
  • Ability to talk and hear
  • Clear vision at close and mid distances
  • Color vision (able to distinguish colors)
  • Manual dexterity to operate general office equipment, such as phone, computer, printer, scanner, copy machine and fax. 
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Office environment (controlled climate). 
  • Exposure to hair products and hair chemicals 

Posted on June 12, 2016 and filed under Career Opportunities, News.