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Christian Louboutin – Temporary Stock Associate

Overview: Under the leadership and guidance of Management, the Stock Associate is responsible for overseeing all back of the house and front of the house operational functions, i.e. processing deliveries of inbound/outbound stock transfers, handling most aspects of the inventory including, but not exclusive to, quality control, and organization, managing floor samples, rotation numbers/cataloging system, shipments, transfers, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands and executes all store operations, policies, and procedures in reference to inventory management
  • Assists sales associates in locating stock, or selling options, sizing information, etc. to help promote sales
  • Maintains the stock in an organized, clean, user-friendly manner with the correct rotation numbers and sizing guides
  • Handles entire process of receiving shipments
  • Handles entire process of inbound and outbound transfers
  • Manages the hold area and sign-out procedures
  • Creates floor samples
  • Performs all stock checks
  • Manages stock discrepancies, mismates, flow of stock in and out of the stock room
  • Utilizes programs to manage inventory levels
  • Checks new arrivals for defectives, checks merchandise that is returned from selling floor for mismates, discrepancies, damages, etc.
  • Handles cycle counts and inventory
  • Does sweeps of entire store for stray merchandise
  • Works with receiving area and security desk for any incoming deliveries of any kind
  • Processes returns from external Saks branches, and picks up customer returns

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years of experience in stock or similar role
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the business; could include overnight, evening, weekend, holiday and call in shifts
  • Contributes to pulling items from stockroom, physically move them, and stock shelves
  • Maintain organization in the stock room and ensure that accurate labeling, logical placement, neat arrangement, and cleanliness throughout the back
  • Understand how to work effectively and safely
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Cegid.
  • Employee must be comfortable with physical elements of the job, including (but not limited to) carrying boxes, standing (ability to stay on feet), and using a step ladder. All extremities of the body related to these requirements must be usable. Certainly the time frame and weight may vary, but those who are applicable for this job should be comfortable with 10 pounds and increments standing for 2 hours at a time.
  • Passion for Christian Louboutin and a true ambassador for the brand with strong sense of responsibility
  • Ideal candidate has work experience in medium-sized multinational company or luxury business.
  • Additional language fluency is a plus
  • Adheres to company policy and confidentiality
  • Proactively contributes to creating a team atmosphere that is professional, flexible and enjoyable
  • Exudes a “no task is too big or too small” attitude, with initiative, commitment, reliability, and positivity.
  • Versatile; embraces change and is consistently able to develop and adapt to the needs of the business.
  • Driven to learn and grow
  • Grasps new concepts quickly, prioritizes efficiently and is organized
  • Exceptional customer service skills along with transparent and effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong follow up, follow through and attention to detail to ensure deadlines are met

Our Business and our Values:
Christian Louboutin, created in 1991 in Paris, is a global luxury brand leader when it comes to shoes for women and men and leather goods. Christian Louboutin is also renowned for its iconic red sole, imagined by Mr. Christian Louboutin himself, a year after the creation of the brand. The brand has more than 160 Boutiques in 38 countries featuring the signature shoes such as the iconic pumps, sneakers and loafers alongside the seasonal collections for women, men and accessories. Christian Louboutin imagines collections through a large spectrum of inspirations emanating from his love of Paris, his travels, and his passion for art and craftsmanship. 2014 welcomed the launch of Christian Louboutin Beauté with the iconic Rouge Louboutin nail and lip colour.

Our people are at the heart of our brand.
We celebrate individuality and allow the freedom to have responsibility, autonomy and creativity within your role. Our colleagues have in common the passion and dedication to our Brand, and its continued success.

We live by our values:
We are down to earth – we stand with authenticity, integrity and respect. We have passion – we drive our business with agility, commitment and care. We have happiness in all that we do – we collaborate with positivity, open-mindedness and fun. We work with inspiration – we envision the future with confidence, creativity and freedom.”

The Maison Christian Louboutin is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruitment practices that do not discriminate against any job applicant because of their race, color, gender, age, nationality, culture(s), religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age. We believe that a culture of diversity and individuality fosters our core values we listed above. So, if you also share this mindset and these values and you dream of coloring your soles red as part of the Louboutin adventure, please join us!

For more information or to apply, please contact Jennifer Scott at j.scott@us.christianlouboutin.com.