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Merchandise Specialist II - Zahn

Location: melville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB OVERVIEW:This position is responsible for managing and developing programs to grow sales and increase gross profit. This includes customer formulary development, creating and maintaining alternative product data bases, managing divisional marketing adjustments, vendor relations, item initiation, pricing and competitive analysis and growing chargebacks. This position will also create and manage promotions KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Partner with Education to create content for training materials for new product launches Partner with the inventory on new product launches to ensure propter in bventory levels fo htt first six months Reviews and develops divisional sales data to identify new sales and gross profit opportunities. Creates vendor report cards and spearheads quarterly vendor review meetings. Negotiates favorable vendor terms and special pricing. Coordinates implementation of special pricing and chargebacks with Contracts team and Operations team Manages Divisional Marketing Adjustments and pricing process. Coordinates with Sales Analyst group to ensure that the systems are updated accordingly Manages and maintains product alternative data base. Coordinates changes with Operations team. Determines pricing of annual customer contracts and ensures the highest possible margin Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.KNOWLEDGE: Intermediate level professional; developing knowledge within own discipline. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity required to perform tasks. Frequently apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.COMPLEXITY: Work on problems of limited to moderate scope and impact where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Analyze possible solutions using standard procedures to solve straightforward problems. Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practice to determine appropriate action. Build productive internal/external working relationships.SUPERVISION: Receive a moderate level of instruction on day-to-day work and detailed instruction and guidance on new projects or assignments. QualificationsMINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE: Typically2 to 4 years of related professional experience.PREFERRED EDUCATION: Typically a Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in related discipline.GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES: Basic understanding of industry practices General proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures Basic planning/organizational skills and techniques Good decision making, analysis and problem solving skills Good verbal and written communication skills Basic presentation and public speaking skills Basic interpersonal skills Developing professional credibilitySPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Dental and Medical product knowledge Excellent Excel, Power Point and Word experiencePERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Typically, to advance to a new job level, TSMs must demonstrate professional behavior and should consistently be at the high-end of meets expectations or consistently exceed expectations.TRAVEL / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Travel typically less than 10%. Office environment. No special physical demands required.Henry Schein, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.For more information about career opportunities at Henry Schein, please visit our website at:

Keywords: HENRY SCHEIN DENTAL, New Haven , Merchandise Specialist II - Zahn, Other , melville, Connecticut

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