• SAS Operations Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MN-Eden Prairie | US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-Saint Paul
    Primary Posting Location : Address
    12600 Plaza Dr
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Eden Prairie
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    Primary Posting Location : Postal Code
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
  • Summary

    SAS Operations Coordinator


    SAS Retail Services provides national retail merchandising services to a host of fortune 500 CPG companies, distributors, and wholesalers, within the grocery, mass, home/hardware, and drug channels.


    The Operations Coordinator is the liaison between the In-Store Execution (ISE) Program Manager and the SAS field operations team. S/he is responsible for maintaining a strong communication flow between all parties as well as supporting the team by providing the necessary tools to execute our services in the best most efficient manner while delivering high quality results.  Performs other duties as required and assigned.


    Our people are what make SAS Retail Services a great place to work. All of us work hard to win for the customer – some of the nation’s largest retailers — and that’s what makes it fun, the drive to do whatever it takes to get the job done. APPLY TODAY!


    What we offer:


    • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Training and Career Development
    • Generous Paid Time-Off 


    • Gives Program Manager daily updates of status and new and existing opportunities
    • Works with Operations Manager to align with ISE expectations and support requirements
    • Communicates with Territory Supervisors regarding merchandisers and/or store issues
    • Assists Retailer with issues/opportunities during execution of the ISE program
    • Works with schematic analyst on resolutions for schematic problems
    • Loads Cycle plan into SAS Technology Platform
    • Pulls the daily and weekly reports for retailer and operations
    • Handles day to day ISE matters and Issue Resolution Tracker
    • Payroll & Scheduling


    • Minimum 1-year progressive retail experience
    • Prior Broker, Retail, Retailer Service or merchandising experience preferred
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and web-browsers


    The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.


    Position Summary


    The Retail Administrator (RA) is responsible for administrative functions for the Retail Department.


    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support CORE Management 
    • Maintain Authorizations within the Retail database
    • Pull and analyze reports from the Retail database
    • Maintain Authorizations in the Retail database
    • Post and maintain files on the CORE Connects Web site
    • Work directly with Retail Sales Associates in support of Managements objectives
    • Maintain Trackers for various functions within CORE on the Connects Web site
    • Print and collate mailings for Retail Sales Associates as needed.

    Supervisory Responsibilities


    Direct Reports


    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports


    Indirect Reports


    This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports


    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

    Minimum Qualifications


    Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED  or equivalent experience

    • 1-3 years of experience in administrative or retail environment.  Prior sales and marketing or industry experience preferred

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Intermediate level skills in Excel, Power Point, and basic Access skills
    • Must have a complete understanding of retail reporting system including how to input information and pull reports, as well as serving as a contact for new users
    • Must be able to effectively communicate and deal professionally with associates, clients, and customers
    • Must be able to prioritize tasks, handle a variety of tasks at one time and adapt to a changing work environment
    • Must be a team player
    • Must perform the job safely and utilize proper safety techniques and use of equipment when appropriate.

    Environmental & Physical Requirements


    Office / Sedentary Requirements


    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. 


    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions:


    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.


    Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.


    The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.


    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.


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