Division Merchandise Manager

  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, hardware, tools and lawn and garden equipment. We operate through two segments - the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment.

Our Sears Hometown and Hardware stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to a wide selection of national brands of home appliances, tools, lawn and garden equipment, sporting goods, consumer electronics and household goods, depending on the particular store.

Our Sears Outlet stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to new, one-of-a-kind, out-of-carton, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked and scratched and dented products across a broad assortment of merchandise categories, including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, mattresses, sporting goods, tools, and consumer electronics at prices that are significantly lower than manufacturers’ suggested retail prices.

Job Description

The Division Merchandise Manager provides leadership, direction, and process consistency across the Hometown Store business while enhancing the overall department, group, and company strategy. The incumbent guides the Strategic Sourcing process and vendor selection and develops long-term strategic partnerships. This position reports directly to the Vice President, Merchandising and Assorting, Hometown Stores and leads a team of Merchants and Buyers. This associate works closely with the buying teams, promotional planning team, merchandise placement team, and merchant operations team to significantly improve the profitability and accountable to drive results.

Qualifications

Bachelors Level Degree preferred
5 years of buying experience minimum
Previous experience at Division Merchandise Manager level or higher
Experience with Home Appliance products strongly preferred

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.