Senior Director of Regional Merchandising-Midwest

  • Chicago, Illinois, 60618

This position is responsible for developing and building strategies that will maximize sales and profit across the Northeast Region within the Eastern Division.  This position will report to the Division Vice President of Stores and will work closely with the Regional Merchandising Vice President to set the space and local product mix strategy for all product categories throughout the region.  Responsibilities include category management, sales, margin, talent development and inventory management.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Prefer 3+ years of experience as Floor & Decor Chief Executive Merchant or 5+ years of relevant merchandising experience
  • Strategic thinker with the experience and ability to recognize, influence and maximize product trends in the Region
  • Solid team management and people development skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Must be analytical and possess effective decision making, organization and planning skills
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Successful track record of multi-unit management experience
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with MS Office Suite (especially Excel)


Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop overall company-wide strategies for product categories to maximize sales and margin and ensure Floor and Decor is the industry leader 
  • Achieving budgeted targets for sales and margin
  • Partner with the Chief Executive Merchants, Division Vice President and Regional Merchandising Vice President to maximize our product mix strategies throughout the Northeast Region
  • Be an industry expert with deep technical knowledge of products, industry, vendors, competition, and trends 
  • Continually assess industry trends to provide the strategic guidance necessary for short and long-term planning
  • Ability to manage performance of multiple product categories to achieve financial targets
  • Develop space productivity plans by category to maximize sales and gross margin
  • Partner with Division Vice President and Regional Merchandising Vice President on region specific product needs to be shared with the merchant team for sourcing
  • Manage profitability and NPI by working with the Chief Executive Merchants and inventory team on transition plans and product exit strategies
  • Train and develop the store associates to promote career growth


Working Conditions (travel,   environment)

  • 50-70% travel required including air and car travel.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to a warehouse environment and moving vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet to moderate.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

Ability to exert 10 - 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Note:  Floor & Decor considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or familial status, veteran status, or based on any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Floor & Decor also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer at its sole discretion.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Floor & Decor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all associates and applicants.  F&D recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  This policy and the law prohibit employment discrimination against any associate or applicant on the basis of any legally protected status outlined above.

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Benefits & Rewards

  • Bonus opportunities at every level
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities across the country
  • 401k with discretionary company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Discount Programs
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and other Insurance Plans (subject to eligibility criteria)

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