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Sample Specialist

locationHoboken, NJ 07030, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/27/2023
Full Time

Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaJob Type: ContractCompensation Range: $29.00 - 33.40 per hourCella is looking for a talented Sample Specialist to join our top retail client's dynamic team.
As a Sample Specialist, you will be responsible for tracking merchandise coming into the studio, unpacking, organizing, and logging the merchandise into the sample tracking software while ensuring all product is ready for the photography production process.
The role is responsible for ownership over multiple categories of business to manage the requests, logistics and communication of samples with the aim of reducing Not Available to Sell (NATS) inventory, increasing item count throughout, reducing time to site, and reducing cost per item.
The ideal candidate will be experienced, detail oriented, organized, and will demonstrate comfort with ambiguity.Responsibilities:Responsible for the physical organization of the sample locations including organizing samples by category and creating projects.Check the accuracy and quality of samples from vendors, track, and report issues to Sample Management Lead.Manage sample logistics (unpack, track, and pack), verification, discrepancies, late samples, and missing samples via communication with marketers.Responsible for sample liquidations and donations including organizing samples by category.Maintain the check-out process throughout all the studio platforms after a 1 week hold of samples.Organize items returning back to the warehouse for sample holding.Maintain spreadsheets and systems to update status of merchandise for multiple parties.Work with studio workflow management tools.Communicate with internal and external teams, including vendors, merchants, and Prop House to determine ultimate sample locations (i.e; RTV, RTM, store, or liquidate).Collect merchandise after the photo process is completed.Build a donation contact list for liquidations, and Quarterly liquidation.Coordinate samples according to return instructions from Merchants or Marketing Team regarding sample sharing or holding.Identify and resolve roadblocks in the workflow.

Minimum 3 years' experience in a retail environment.2+ years' experience in ecommerce photo studio.Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of samples and equipment.Strong problem-solving skills, ability to perform under pressure.Results driven and a sense of urgency.Works well in a team environment.Ability to work within deadlines, thinking creatively to increase productivity and throughout.Skills:Project ManagementJOBID: 1012652#LI-CELLA#LI-LS3#PLEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Cella, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants.
If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc.
In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).
For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Cella's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations.
Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Cella representative for more information.

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