The Retail Merchandising Manager is responsible to develop and implement effective strategies to meet the retail segment goals of Automotive Parts Headquarters including, but not limited to Sales and Profit. Job Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, University of the Aftermarket degree or related experience A minimum of 7 years automotive merchandising experience or similar automotive-related experience with automotive application product(s). Thorough knowledge of automotive application parts is required. Skilled at developing solid relationships with suppliers and deftly handle supplier negotiations. Must be capable of discerning when APH should consider a new supplier or product line and provide the analysis and documentation to support the recommendation. The ability to problem solve quickly, at times under pressure and handle multiple priorities. Must have above average written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in the use of various computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheet, ERP (Vision) and Point of Sale system. Partswatch a plus. Job Responsibilities: The Merchandising Manager is responsible for the oversight sourcing, managing, and stewardship of the company's application product lines. Duties fulfilled by the Merchandising Manager include overseeing the buying process, forecasting inventory demands and trends, and negotiating with suppliers. The Merchandising Manager also participates and represents APH at industry related meetings and/or events. <input
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