Merchandise Basics Leader

IKEA Rex, GA 2019-07-10


The Merchandise Basics Leader leads a team of co-workers whose purpose is to provide shoppers with a customer-centric shopping experience by ensuring the customer is able to search, find, choose, and buy. Our main responsibilities include developing and executing sales steering, selling the IKEA way, range grouping, pricing, range management and launches. This ensures an enjoyable, convenient and successful shopping and buying experience.

YOUR ASSIGNMENT: Your tasks will include:

  • Leads the Merchandising Basics Co-Worker team.
  • Contributes to keep area of responsibility clean, tidy, priced, and fully stocked, and ensures that the IKEA basic merchandising standards are in place at all times, giving visitors a positive shopping experience.
  • Secures high-level of stock accuracy, replenishes, merchandises, straightens and maintains the Showroom, Market Hall, and Swedish Food Market.
  • Maximizes availability of stock.
  • Ensures displays are correctly presented, prepared, and empowered to take action when needed.
  • Leads the process to maintain basic actions in area of responsibility throughout the day and prepares for replenishment and the next day’s business.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of top selling products so they are available, clearly communicated and displayed at all times.
  • Assists in compiling test buys and takes actions on results.
  • Oversees Merchandising Basics in all selling areas in the store with a clear connection to selling in a multichannel environment.

YOUR PROFILE: Your knowledge, skills and experience include:

  • Experience of managing, leading and developing people in a fast paced retail environment.
  • Self-reliant with a proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Experience of creating and implementing plans, setting budgets and following up goals.
  • Ability to solve problems or find new ways of working by identifying solution sources and/or ideas.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $47,000.00 /year


  • Retail Management: 5 years (Required)
  • big box retail management: 5 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts

Pay frequency:

  • Every other week


  • Assistant Manager

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required
  • Holidays required
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • 8 hour shift
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