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Plan-O-Gram Specialist

Company: Novo Distribution
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Novo Building Products is an industry leading manufacturer and distributor of mouldings, stair parts, doors, and specialty building products. Novo Building Products family of companies includes Ornamental Decorative Millwork, L.J. Smith Stair Systems, Empire Moulding & Millwork, Southwest Moulding & Millwork and Novo Direct.Just as our products are used to build something new and inspire others to make living spaces more beautiful, we endeavor to positively impact the people and communities we touch every day.What will you do in this role?--- Develop a full understanding of the CPM program components and organizational structure to be able to work within that structure to effectively and efficiently perform assigned duties.--- Research market specific product needs to ensure appropriate SKU mix for all CPM customer locations, as well as potential new markets and competitive positioning, when needed or requested.--- Assist, as required, in the development of effective sales presentations including routine "line reviews" as prescribed by CPM home center customers, generally limited to areas relating directly to POG's.--- Review auto reports daily and weekly and make corrections as needed.--- Work closely with Lowe's Visual Planner, POG Dept, and Merchant to address corporate or store concerns regarding bay locations, item selections, stocking status, etc.--- Input SKU stocking requests for new items, SKU adds or deletes, and assist with SKU swap outs, exchanging 1 item for a similar item with same Lowe's number.--- Coordinate timely roll-out of new items and/or product lines into POGs--- Determine what product line is best suited for new bays based on store needs and bay locations, providing POG, stocking and initial order information.--- Work with CPM to determine reset needs of a store, create and distribute Reset crew reports, and assist in resolving set problems encountered by those working in the field.--- Run Access database programs to obtain the necessary sales information for store plan-o-gram development.--- Remove inefficiencies in current plan-o-grams as relates to customer inventory, product selection, and space availability.--- Maintain Store Mappings and acquire updated data from Empire Field Services to ensure that all are updated and accurate on a continual basis.--- Develop the plan-o-grams, activation lists, delete lists, and product recommendations.--- Provide Lowe's with timely information regarding activations and deactivations, new store bookmarks, and order information with request to be entered.--- Ensure the ASM has necessary data to perform his or her job, responding to questions and resolving POG-related concerns.--- Resolve capacity issues by editing POGs or advising on neighboring SKU reductions.What are we looking for?--- Minimum of three years of related industry experience, with an established record of strength in organizational skills, aptitude for understanding sales performance metrics, marketing intuition and ability to develop and sustain strong professional relationships.--- Proficiency in the use of technology, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Access.--- Industry knowledge and experience sufficient to establish and maintain respect within all areas of the business.--- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently, as required.--- Demonstrated leadership ability, time-management skills, strong work ethic, and ability and drive to achieve goals and maintain company standards.--- Willingness and ability to travel on a limited basis as the position requires, and current unrestricted (other than for vision correction) driver's license along with adequate on-going auto insurance on personal vehicle.Preferred Qualifications--- A Bachelors or Associates degree in business, marketing, or a related field preferred but not required.We offer competitive wages, shift premium, and benefits. Benefits include a clean work environment, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401k program with employer match.We have a dynamic culture with our team members who are encouraged to contribute, change, grow and get rewarded accordingly. If you're passionate about contributing to a great team, we would love to hear from you!For more information, please visit our website at: NOVO Building Products is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer M/F/D/V

Keywords: Novo Distribution, Chesapeake , Plan-O-Gram Specialist, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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